The six hundredth day (600) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern Oblasts


Penny Pritzker, the US special representative for the economic recovery of Ukraine, arrived in Kyiv. This is her first visit to Ukraine since she was appointed to this position in mid-September 2023.

On Obolon in Kyiv, they want to arrange a place to honor the memory of the fallen defenders. Residents of the district are invited to participate in the selection of the location. They were presented with a choice of 8 options for placing the future memorial zone.

In Kyiv, the first mobile security class was installed on Kontraktova Square. The rescuers told the children about the rules of behavior during a fire and how to act when explosive objects are detected. 

Kyiv Oblast 

More than 13,000 objects damaged by hostilities have already been restored in Kyiv Oblast. It is about the restoration of high-rise buildings, private houses, medical facilities, schools, kindergartens, etc. In total, more than 28,000 objects were destroyed and damaged.

In the Kyiv Oblast, a 24-hour meeting was held for the training of sappers and pyrotechnicians, the State Emergency Service reported. Specialists will soon demine the de-occupied cities and villages of Ukraine.

In Irpin, another high-rise building, which was significantly damaged during active hostilities, is being restored with the funds of the Fund for the Elimination of the Consequences of Armed Aggression. 360 people live there in 144 apartments. Major repairs have already begun. It is planned to restore the roof, walls and partitions, perform insulation, restore the structures of the balconies, etc.

Zhytomyr Oblast

A protest action was held in Zhytomyr against the irrational distribution of budget money in wartime conditions. Two dozen people gathered with placards near the Zhytomyr City Council with the demand to redirect money to help the Armed Forces.

The employees of the library for children named after Lesya Ukrainka in the Korosten community make trench candles throughout the year and give them to the soldiers at the front. Up to 90 candles are produced daily.

Chernihiv Oblast

On October 15, russian troops fired unguided air missiles from a helicopter at two border communities of Chernihiv Oblast. Semenivka and Novgorod-Siversk communities came under fire.

In Chernihiv, a message was received about the mining of all universities and kindergartens. Profile services check the information.

The bridge over the Desna near Chernihiv is planned to be built by the end of 2024. On the night of March 23, 2022, a russian plane dropped several 250-kilogram aerial bombs on it, as a result of which it was destroyed.

Sumy Oblast 

During the day, October 15, the russian army shelled 4 border communities of Sumy Oblast. 85 explosions were recorded.

At night, the russian army attacked the Krasnopillia community in Sumy Oblast.

Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

A 65-year-old resident of Borova was hospitalized in a moderate condition as a result of russian shelling yesterday.

A 14-year-old teenager blew himself up on a mini-petal in the Izyum raion when he and his father were collecting scrap metal. The boy was hospitalized with a mine-explosive injury and an injury to his right foot.

In Izyum, a 72-year-old man blew himself up on the territory of a private home. He injured his leg by stepping on an unknown object.

In Kharkiv Oblast, sappers of the State Emergency Service destroyed 839 pieces of ammunition in one week. Since the beginning of the de-occupation of Kharkiv Oblast, 3,784 hectares of territory have been demined, 80,309 explosive objects have been discovered and defused.

Donetsk Oblast 

The russian army shelled 18 settlements in Donetsk Oblast on October 15. As a result of shelling, 25 residential buildings, a boiler house, a palace of culture, a church, a transformer substation, a gas pipe, and power lines were damaged.

On October 15, four people were wounded by shelling of russian troops in Donetsk Oblast.

Since February 24, 2022, the russians have killed 1,740 civilians of Donetsk Oblast, and wounded another 4,260 people. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

In the Toretsk community, 2 houses in Diliyivka and an administrative building in Toretsk were damaged. In the Chasiv Yar community, 4 high-rise buildings and 2 private houses were damaged.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

Russian army shelled Kostyantynivka with Grad multiple rocket launchers and high-explosive fragmentation shells yesterday evening – 12 residential buildings, the facade of a boiler house, and a gas pipeline were damaged.

The day before, the enemy launched a rocket attack on the Sloviansk community – it hit near an enterprise, without causing casualties.

In the Lysychansk sector, a house in Siversk was damaged, and Torske, Zarichne, Kolodyazi, and Stavky of the Lyman community were shelled.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

On October 15, the russian army stormed Avdiivka, Keramik, Stepove, Tonenke, and Severne with the help of aircraft, where Ukrainian soldiers repelled more than 15 attacks.

Kurakhivska community came under fire from cannon artillery and cluster munitions, with two people wounded and private households damaged.

In the Ocheretyne community, 1 person was wounded in Netaylove, an infrastructure facility was damaged in Novoselivka Persha, and 2 houses were destroyed in Solovyovo.  

In Pokrovsk, Donetsk Oblast, volunteers from Volnovakha organized a 3D printing laboratory for local teenagers and children from IDP families, teaching them modeling.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion

In the Volnovakha sector, russians shelled Vuhledar three times and Novoukrainka four times, damaging a house.


Last week, Mariupol partisans killed 26 russian soldiers. Another 15 are in intensive care due to food poisoning. Over the summer and two months of autumn, the resistance of Mariupol, which is operating under occupation, has eliminated more than 40 occupiers in various ways.

Southern Oblasts 

Mykolaiv Oblast

In Mykolaiv Oblast, on October 15 and on the night of October 16, russian troops attacked the village of Kutsurub and the city of Ochakiv of the Ochakiv community. The information is being clarified.

Representatives of the business community of the Republic of Estonia paid a working visit to Mykolaiv. They discussed the creation of industrial parks as part of preparations for post-war reconstruction and development of the city.   

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Occupants struck 134 times at 23 settlements in Zaporizhzhia Oblast yesterday.

The enemy launched missile attacks on Dniprovka and Prydolynivka, 7 drone attacks, 9 MLRS attacks, and 5 air strikes on Orikhiv, Novodarivka, and Mala Tokmachka were recorded. A 76-year-old woman was injured as a result of a shelling by russian servicemen on Mala Tokmachka. There were 6 reports of destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure.

In the Zaporizhzhia sector, russian troops tried four times to regain their lost position in the area of Robotyne, but were unsuccessful.

Vitaliy Hrytsay, a resident of Zaporizhzhia, started collecting buggies for the military after the start of the full-scale war and has already sent three such vehicles to the Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk sectors. He is currently finishing work on a new “Alligator” buggy that will soon be sent to the front.

Odesa Oblast

The russian army has increased the number of missile carriers in the Black Sea. Currently, in addition to the submarine, two more frigates are on combat duty. The total volley of “Kalibr” missiles can reach 20.

A special soccer match took place in Odesa – the Victory Match. 111 children whose fathers are now at the front, fighting for Ukraine’s independence, came from different parts of Odesa Oblast. The kids played together with the players of the legendary “Chornomorets”.

Kherson Oblast

Over the past 24 hours, the russian military carried out six air strikes and dropped up to 30 guided bombs on the right bank of Kherson Oblast. They fired 97 times at Kherson Oblast as a whole, launching 514 shells, 40 of which hit Kherson. A building of an educational institution in Beryslav Raion, an enterprise in Kherson Raion and Kherson were hit. One person was wounded.

This morning, the enemy dropped 10 air bombs on the settlements of Beryslav Raion, Kherson Oblast. 8 of them – on the village of Mykolayivka. Information on casualties and destruction is being updated.

In Kherson Oblast, all children have been evacuated from 17 settlements, including Kozatske, Vesele and Kizomys. Almost 1600 children with their families remain in 24 villages.

In Kherson, a russian agent was detained who was helping russian troops to adjust air attacks on the city’s infrastructure. She recorded the locations of the strikes and their consequences, and then sent a “report” to her supervisor. She faces life imprisonment.

The Security Service of Ukraine has served 57 employees of the occupation “ministry of internal affairs of the russian federation” in Kherson Oblast with a notice of suspicion of collaboration. The pseudo-law enforcement officers, together with the russian military, kidnapped people who were considered partisans. They were tortured with electricity and left without water for a long time. The suspects face up to 15 years in prison.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Five times, russian troops fought in the Nikopol raion of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. In Nikopol, shops and cafes, a private enterprise, a religious institution, a transport facility, a square, residential buildings, cars and a transport stop were damaged. A gas pipeline and four power lines were also affected. Almost one and a half thousand families remained without electricity. Two houses, a religious object and power grids were damaged in the Marganets community. There were no casualties or injuries as a result of the attacks.

One missile was shot down by air defense forces in the sky over Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the night of October 16. Another one hit the territory of the Dnipro raion.

Kirovohrad Oblast

That night, air defense forces worked over Kirovohrad Oblast. The russian army terrorized the region with missiles and drones. There are knockdowns and hits. One person was taken to the hospital. There is no destruction of civil infrastructure.

In the Kirovohrad Oblast, 210 subscribers were cut off due to rain and wind.

3D printing classes have started in the village of Dobrovelichkivka of the Novoukrainka raion, where anyone who wants to can create parts for drones. Lessons can be attended by anyone who has reached the age of nine.

Cherkasy Oblast

People with disabilities will play a play in Cherkasy. The project “Anyone who has something to say to society can become an artist” is implemented at the Shevchenko Theater in Cherkasy. This is the first such large-scale initiative in Ukraine. Among the actors are the blind, children with cerebral palsy, and those who use wheelchairs.

Poltava Oblast

At night, the enemy attacked Poltava Oblast with rockets and drones. The sounds of explosions were heard in the Myrhorod raion. There are no hits to civilian or critical infrastructure. However, the debris of the rocket damaged several private houses. According to preliminary information, three people were injured, including a 10-year-old child. There are no casualties.

Vinnytsia Oblast

Since the beginning of the year, more than 400 entrepreneurs in Vinnytsia have received micro-grants, using the state program “Own business”. Their business ideas were financed in the amount of 96 million hryvnias.

Eight workers of the veteran space in Vinnytsia took part in basic resuscitation training. The eight-hour course was initiated by the All-Ukrainian Council of Resuscitation and Emergency Medical Care. After the theory, each of the participants practiced their skills in practice.

Western Oblast

Rivne Oblast

In Rivne, the special services are checking information about the mining of all kindergartens and higher education institutions.

Lviv Oblast

An international train to Warsaw left Lviv for the first time in the last 18 years. Passengers in Rava-Ruska will transfer to a train of the Polish carrier “SKPL”, which is designed for the European track. From there, passengers will be able to travel to Lublin or Warsaw.

Khmelnytskiy Oblast

During the night attack on Khmelnytskyi by the “Shahedas”, air defense forces were actively working in the region. There were no damages or injuries.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Andriy Muryn, a native of Luzhan, Mamaivtsi Territorial Community, a fighter of the 68th separate brigade named after Oles Dovbush, was awarded the “Hunter Warrior Cross” 1st degree.

The Chernivtsi regional military administration handed over four SUVs, confiscated by court decision, to the military units of the border guards, the National Guard and other front-line formations.

An armored minibus was handed over from the Sokyryany community to the military in the “hot spots”. The vehicle was purchased with funds raised during a charity auction held in the city council on the initiative of students and teachers of the Sokyryan Art School.

At the open-air museum in Chernivtsi, training in tactical medicine was held for more than 100 students from 9 colleges of the region. The participants familiarized themselves with the algorithm of actions in providing first aid to the wounded, applied tourniquets and tourniquets.

Zakarpattia Oblast

The recruitment of trainees for the second course of the Transcarpathian Oblast Center for Training the Population for National Resistance has begun. After the completion of the first course, the training of instructors continues, who work with students and ensure the educational process in all six districts of the region.

In Mukachevo, 9,700 hryvnias were collected for the Armed Forces of Ukraine for two evening excursions to the “Palanok” castle. Guide and volunteer Maksym Adamenko conducts tours of the Mukachevo Castle for any donation.

Last modified: 17 Жовтня, 2023