The five hundred and seventy-third day (573) of the large-scale armed aggression by the russian against our continues.
Explosive objects were liquidated in Vyshgorod raion today.
The All-Ukrainian Complex Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities, which was damaged during hostilities in 2022, resumed work in Lutezh. The institution of the Ministry of Social Policy was rebuilt thanks to the help of the Red Cross Society of Ukraine and the Red Cross of Luxembourg. The opening of the institution was attended by Minister of Social Policy Oksana Zholnovych, head of KOMA Ruslan Kravchenko and representatives of Red Cross organizations. The repair lasted almost 10 months. The main building was restored, windows were replaced in a number of buildings, and internal repairs were carried out. 136 people can undergo high-quality free rehabilitation at the same time. These are locomotor therapy, verticalization, therapeutic massages, physiotherapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation in water.
The first phase of the National Military Memorial Cemetery, which will be created in the Kyiv Oblast, is scheduled to be put into operation by the end of 2023. This year, the burials of soldiers who gave their lives for Ukraine will begin there. Currently, the development of the sketch project of the National Military Cemetery, which will be located on the territory of the Gatne community of the Kyiv Oblast, is underway. Construction will take place in several stages, so that by the end of 2023, the first phase of the complex will be put into operation and the burial of Ukrainian Heroes will begin immediately.
Today there were explosions in the Zhytomyr raion. The local authorities informed that planned works were being carried out.
The head of the Zhytomyr OMA held a meeting with representatives of the military command, units of the Oblast defense forces and law enforcement officers. The goal is to strengthen the protection of critical infrastructure facilities and air defense forces and means on the territory of the Oblast.
Nearly 63,000 migrants from Donetsk, Kherson, Kharkiv, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia Oblasts live in Zhytomyr Oblast. Most settled in the private sector.
On September 18, russian troops shelled the border community of Semenivka. Border guards recorded 34 explosions in the direction of the villages of Orlykivka and Karpovychi.
Today near the village of Shestovytsia, explosive devices were detonated.
125,000 hryvnias were collected by the residents of Chernihiv for a dedicated sniper complex for the Armed Forces within the framework of the “Revenge Guard” project. The collection began on the day of the missile strike on Chernihiv — August 19 — and was closed in almost three weeks. The rifle, together with the equipment, was handed over to snipers in Kyiv.
During the day of September 18, the russian military carried out 37 attacks on Sumy Oblast, 171 explosions were recorded. Krasnopillia, Bilopillia, Khotin, Yunakivka, Velyka Pysarivka, Glukhiv, Esman, Seredyna-Buda and Znob-Novgorodske communities came under fire.
On the morning of September 19, the russian military fired mortars at the Krasnopillia and Bilopillia communities in the Sumy Oblast. As a result of the shelling, private homes and electricity networks were damaged.
Last night, the occupiers struck 3 times in the Kholodnohirsky district of Kharkiv. The type of missiles is set. As a result of the shelling, a fire broke out in a non-residential building. No casualties.
During the day, Berestove of the Kupyansk raion, Kopanky and Shyykivka of the Izyum raion were hit by airstrikes in the Oblast.
More than 16 settlements of the Oblast came under artillery fire, including Odnorobivka, Strilecha, Vovchansk, Ozerne, Stroyivka, Dvorichna, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Kyslivka.
In the city of Vovchansk, Chuguyiv raion, as a result of enemy artillery shelling, the premises of a kindergarten, a fence, a playground, and power lines were damaged. No casualties. On the territory of forestry, as a result of shelling by the occupiers, litter on an area of 300 square meters was burning.
Explosive technicians of the State Emergency Service examined 4.7 hectares of the territory of the Oblast during the day and neutralized 92 explosive objects. 31 pyrotechnic calculations of the State Emergency Service were involved in the work – 157 people and 63 pieces of equipment.
Yesterday, the russian occupiers shelled 9 towns and villages of the Donetsk Oblast.
On September 18, the russians killed 2 residents of Donetsk Oblast. Another 4 people in Oblast were injured during the day.
In total, since February 24, 2022, the russian military has killed 1,711 civilians of Donetsk Oblast, injured another 4,141 people. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.
Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion
In the Lysychansk sector, 1 person was wounded in Torske of the Lyman community. Two streets in Siversk came under fire.
After midnight, the russian army fired four rockets at Sloviansk. There were no casualties. During the night shelling of Sloviansk, russian occupants damaged a dormitory building.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
In the Donetsk sector, 1 person died in Avdiivka, 1 person was wounded in Kurakhove. Two houses were damaged in Novoselivka of the First Ocheretyn community. Krasnohorivka, Kostyantynivka and Katerynivka in the Maryinka community came under fire. Avdiivka suffered 4 air raids.
Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion
In the Horlivka sector, 1 person died and 1 was wounded in the Northern Toretsk community, 3 houses were damaged; 2 more houses were damaged in Druzhba. In Chasiv Yar community, 4 houses and an outbuilding were damaged.
Ukrainian troops storm russian positions south of Bakhmut and gain new ground.
Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion
In the Volnovakha sector, 1 person was wounded in Bahatyr of the Velykonovosilkivka community and a farm was damaged. Vuhledar was subjected to an air strike and 31 artillery shelling, Maksymivka was shelled with Grad.
The enemy conducted air strikes near Bilohorivka. Mortar and artillery attacks were made on Bilohorivka and Nevske.
At night, on September 19, in Mykolaiv Oblast, air defense forces and means shot down 10 Shahed-136/131 attack drones.
At night, on September 19, the falling wreckage of the downed enemy target caused damage to agricultural machinery of an agricultural enterprise. There were no casualties.
In Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv, Voznesensk and Bashtanka Raions, the day and night were relatively calm.
The russian army carried out 107 strikes on the towns and villages of Zaporizhzhia Oblast yesterday, on September 18: six air strikes were recorded on Orikhiv and Robotyn; they used MLRS on Novodarivka and Plavni; 87 artillery shellings were carried out on the territory of 9 settlements.
Two fires occurred in Vasylivka and Polohiv Raions of Zaporizhzhia Oblast as a result of shelling by the russian army. No one was killed or injured.
Air defense forces shot down one russian drone over Odesa Oblast. In total, 30 attack drones were launched across Ukraine, 27 of which were destroyed.
The ship RESILIENT AFRICA with three thousand tons of wheat left the port of Chornomorsk and is heading towards the Bosphorus.
On September 18, three people died and 11 were wounded in Kherson Oblast as a result of shelling by russian troops. During the day, the russian army fired 95 times at the de-occupied territory. The shells hit houses, a garage cooperative, an enterprise in Kherson, and a house of culture in Beryslav Raion.
The russian military shelled Kherson. They hit a trolleybus moving through the city. Two passengers were injured. A senior police sergeant who was near the trolleybus was killed. Later, a 57-year-old man who had been wounded in the shelling of public transport in Kherson died in hospital.
The russian army shelled Stepanivka near Kherson at around 4 am. There was a direct hit to a residential building. The building of a medical institution was also damaged – doors and windows were smashed, and electricity was cut off. A fire broke out as a result of the shelling. There was no information on casualties. Video https://t.me/suspilnekherson/31930
This afternoon, the russian army struck again at the Korabelny District of Kherson. Two people were killed and three wounded.
Today the enemy dropped a guided aerial bomb on Tiahyntsi. The hospital, village club and houses were damaged. No one was killed or wounded.
On the night of September 19, a 71-year-old man was wounded by shelling in the Nikopol raion of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Six houses, farm buildings, a power line and a gas pipeline were damaged.
In Kryvyi Rih, a multi-story building was on fire due to the impact, and the facades of three buildings were damaged. Air defense forces shot down a drone of the russian army over the region.
In Zhovty Vody, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the European Union, together with the International Organization for Migration, renovated a hostel for forced migrants. 150 people from the frontline cities of Ukraine live in it. Living conditions have been improved for more than a hundred displaced people from Bakhmut, Lysychansk and Kostyantynivka.
Today, the city government handed over another pair of pickup trucks to protect the sky. They were previously consecrated by the Metropolitan Epiphany of Kyiv and All Ukraine. Volunteers delivered the car to the front.
Farmers of Kirovohrad Oblast will be able to insure their crops with the help of a US grant. Financial support comes from the USAID “Reformation” project. The program will start in Ukraine in September.
Petro Shvydyuk, a resident of Vinnytsia, was posthumously awarded the Order “For Courage” of the 3rd degree. The state award was handed over to the defender’s family.
59,000 hryvnias for turnstiles for defenders were collected during the ninth bicycle marathon “Vinnitsa Spin”. The event took place in the format of a double race and had a charitable purpose.
Vinnytsia educational institutions joined the all-Ukrainian action “Cover to enemies”. Students bring plastic lids to school for recycling. The money raised will go to the Armed Forces.
According to preliminary information, 18 Shahed drones were flying in the direction of the oblast that night. Air defense forces shot down 15 of them. Seven of them were shot down directly in the airspace of the Lviv Oblast.
On the night of September 19, russia attacked Lviv Oblast with drones. There were three hits in industrial warehouses, and a fire broke out. The body of a dead man who worked in a warehouse was found under the rubble. A 26-year-old man is injured.
As a result of the night attack on Lviv, about 300 tons of humanitarian goods were completely destroyed. The warehouse of the “Caritas-Spez” mission burned down along with cargo and humanitarian transport.
Residents of Lviv are urged to talk about the night attack on the city on the “Witness” platform. This is the main repository of memories about the war in Ukraine. Evidence from different regions is collected here. The facts of the war crime, together with the attached photos and videos, will be handed over to the International Criminal Court and the Prosecutor General’s Office.
Tonight, during the air alert, the air defense forces shot down Shahid-type drones. There are no casualties. There is currently no information on property damage due to falling debris.
Almost 430,000 munitions have been neutralized by sappers of the State Emergency Service since the beginning of the full-scale invasion on the territory of Ukraine. Of these, more than 27,000 ammunitions have been found since the beginning of 2023 in Khmelnytskyi Oblast alone.
Miskteplovodenergy signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with USAID. It is about international technical assistance in the form of delivery of cogeneration plants, transfer of machinery, equipment and materials to ensure heat supply in emergency situations.
In Kamianets-Podilskyi, the Open Kickboxing Championship of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast of the VAKO among the Youth and Sports Schools and sports clubs, dedicated to the memory of the defender of Ukraine Serhiy Podolyan, took place.
In Khotyn, the City Development Agency attracted approximately 80 million hryvnias to the community. She works for two years. They started with a grant of 10,000 hryvnias. Now, thanks to grant money, shelters for displaced people are being built, tourist routes are being developed, and community events are being held.
On September 19, 2023, in Kalush, in the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, on the facade of Lyceum No. 3, interactive memorial boards were opened to the fallen servicemen Andriy Rendziak, Vitaly Oleksyn, Andriy Pankiv and Volodymyr Stus.
In the village of Verkhovyna in the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, the spouses of Volodymyr and Maryna Pavlyukiv handed over four FPV drones to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The newlyweds, together with their parents, bought them with the money given at the wedding. They spent UAH 100,000 on drones.Last modified: 20 Вересня, 2023