The six hundred and seventh day (607) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern oblasts


Kyiv’s energy infrastructure is being prepared for winter and possible attacks from russia. Specialists are renovating power lines, while more than 170 emergency teams have been set up to deal with possible grid damage.

Kyiv Oblast

On October 24, pyrotechnic works are planned in the Bila Tserkva Raion on the territory of the Olshanytsia granite deposit.

In Kaharlyk, Kyiv Oblast, an Alley of Glory will be created to honor the soldiers who gave their lives for Ukraine, and later a Memorial will be built there.

In Makariv and Irpin, commission inspections of the facilities under reconstruction are underway. The commission includes representatives of the relevant departments of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration, law enforcement agencies, technical supervision, the State Labor Service, etc.

A new modular emergency aid building was built in Bucha, Kyiv Oblast, with the help of the Hungarian Ecumenical Service. It has all the conditions for comfortable work and rest of ambulance crews. More than 80 people work here. During one shift, one crew has at least 12-15 calls.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Multifunctional devices, TV sets, laptops, monitors and shredders – this equipment worth a total of 1 million 413 thousand hryvnias was delivered to the military of one of the combat units in Zhytomyr. The money for this was allocated from the city community budget.

In Zhytomyr, at a meeting with the military, they discussed the possibility of strengthening air defense in the oblast at the expense of the communities, which have allocated more than 100 million hryvnias for this purpose.

In Zviahel, Zhytomyr Oblast, a rally was held with the demand to spend money on the Armed Forces. The mayor came to the participants of the rally and told them about the situation with procurement for the military.

Chernihiv Oblast

During the day of October 23, russian troops shelled the border areas of the Chernihiv Oblast three times. In particular, the Semenivka community came under fire.

Members of the European Parliament visited the school basement in Yahidne, where 368 local residents were forcibly detained by the russian military during the occupation of the village last year. During their working visit to the Chernihiv Oblast, they spoke with victims of war crimes. 

The head of the European Parliament delegation, Udo Buhlmann, noted that they are currently discussing the mechanisms for the trial of russian war crimes suspects.

The national veteran football team of Ukraine played a charity match in the village of Kudrivka against the local veteran team. Former players of the Ukrainian National came to raise money for 21-year-old soldier Yevhen Kholodnytskyi from Sosnytsia, a neighboring village of Kudrivka. He lost two arms while defending Ukraine.

Sumy Oblast

During the day, russian soldiers shelled populated areas of the Sumy Oblast five times. A total of 48 explosions were recorded. The Bilopillia, Yunakivka, and Khotyn communities came under fire.

In the morning, the russian military shelled the Khotyn community in the Sumy Oblast with a mortar; 5 explosions were recorded.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Four people were hospitalized as a result of russian shelling of the village of Borova. The shelling took place on October 23 in the late evening. According to preliminary information, the russian federation shelled the settlement with MLRS. Two women and a man were hospitalized in a moderate condition, and another man was sent to the hospital in a serious condition.

Russian forces carried out airstrikes near Synkivka and Petropavlivka in the Kharkiv Oblast. Ukrainian defenders repelled three attacks near Ivanivka in the Kupiansk Raion.

Each family of the Nova Poshta employees killed near Kharkiv will receive 60,000 hryvnias in compensation from the company. The child left behind by one of the deceased will receive 10 thousand hryvnias per month until he comes of age, as well as a grant of 12,500 dollars to study at any university in the world. The company will also pay for the treatment of injured employees.

The destroyed Nova Poshta terminal is to be restored and made safer by equipping it with bunkers that can withstand a missile hit.

Donetsk Oblast

On October 23, the russian army shelled 8 settlements in the Donetsk Oblast 12 times. Two people were wounded on October 23. There were no casualties.

Since February 24, 2022, the russians have killed 1,751 civilians of the Donetsk Oblast, and wounded another 4,273. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is still unknown.

More than half a thousand children were forcibly evacuated from the Donetsk Oblast from 36 settlements subject to forced evacuation of children accompanied by their parents or guardians.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

In the Horlivka sector, an enterprise and 8 vehicles were damaged in the village of Berestok of the Illinivka community.

In the Lysychansk sector, Siversk and Serebrianka came under fire, as a result of which a house was damaged. Torske and Zarichne were also shelled.

The russian army hit Lyman with two guided bombs, destroying 5 private houses, and fired two S-300 missiles at an enterprise in the village of Berestok, Donetsk Oblast, damaging a workshop and agricultural machinery.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the Donetsk direction, Kurakhove was hit with two rockets. Three high-rise buildings and a private house were damaged. The day before, Yelyzavetivka of the Marinka community came under artillery fire. Power lines were damaged.

In the morning of October 24, russian troops massively shelled several streets in the old part of Avdiivka. As of this morning, there is no information about the dead or injured. At night, there were no massive shelling and anti-aircraft strikes.

Defense forces repelled about 15 russian attacks in the Marinka direction and more than 10 attacks in the Avdiivka direction during October 23.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

A mine building was damaged in Toretsk last night as a result of shelling by the russian military.

During October 23, the defense forces repelled enemy attacks in the Bakhmut direction.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion

In the direction of Volnovakha, the russians fired at Vuhledar four times from the artillery. There are no casualties.


russian occupiers found mass burials of people in the Prymorsky district of Mariupol near the former Komsomolets cinema. Exhumation of the bodies is currently underway.

Luhansk Oblast

Three women and two men were evacuated from Nevske and Makiivka of the Luhansk Oblast, on October 23. More than 70 residents remain in the free Luhansk Oblast. The army of the russian federation shelled populated areas 21 times with tanks, and the military of the russian federation also used artillery and mortars.

Southern oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

On the afternoon of October 23 and on the night of October 24, the army of the russian federation struck the Ochakiv and Kutsurub communities of the Mykolaiv Oblast with mortars and artillery.

As of October 24, the number of air raid alarms and the intensity of shelling increased in the Mykolaiv Oblast. russian troops are shelling the Mykolaiv Oblast with artillery and mortars, as well as using cruise missiles and drones. This is due to the intensive shelling of the Kherson Oblast and the coast of the Dnipro “by guided air bombs.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Yesterday, the enemy made 152 strikes on 22 settlements of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. 17 reports were received about the destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities. There were no casualties.

This afternoon, the russian army attacked the city of Zaporizhzhia with two (preliminarily, ballistic) missiles. One of them hit the territory of the enterprise’s industrial area. As a result of the blows, the windows of the nearby building were damaged. There was no information about the dead and wounded.

They are threatening deportation from their own homes and intensifying measures for forced passporting in the temporarily occupied Berdiansk. The residents of the city are being forced by the russian military to “issue” a visa by July 1, 2024.

Defenders of the Zaporizhia Oblast received two cars from the regional state administration. The vehicle was purchased thanks to the initiative of the Oblast State Administration employees.

A modular underground shelter designed for 100 people is being built in the center of Zaporizhzhia. The project worth about UAH 10 million is financed by private investors. This amount also includes all communications and improvement of the territory that will be located above the storage.

Odesa Oblast

On October 23, Odesa celebrated a tragic date – in 1941, the occupiers burned more than 25,000 Jews. The funeral ceremony with the laying of flowers was held near the monument to the victims of Nazism.

In Odesa, 362 points of invincibility are ready for work. They are provided with heaters, firewood, generators, food and medicine. The points will be opened within two hours after the adoption of the relevant decision by the city commission for technogenic and environmental safety and emergency situations.

The city authorities handed over medical equipment and training tools for the provision of first aid to the combat brigades of the territorial defense. The purchase was made within the framework of the City’s target program.

Wards of the city’s inclusive resource center No. 1 received 14 laptops from the Danish charity Bevar Ukraine. This is the second batch of gadgets that this organization has given to children with special needs.

Kherson Oblast

The russian army shelled the Kherson Oblast 101 times yesterday. A critical infrastructure facility and a factory in Beryslav were damaged. There are hits in the territory of the park in Kherson and residential quarters. Two people died, 14 people, including a child, were injured.

On the night of October 24, russian troops once again shelled the Belozerka community of the Kherson Oblast. One of the shells hit a private house. Four people were injured, including a 12-year-old child. 20 houses, gas network, cars and commercial buildings were damaged. 

russian troops carried out an airstrike on one of the fire departments of the State Emergency Service in the Kherson Oblast. The roof and windows of the fire department building were damaged. There are no injured personnel.

In the morning, the russian army attacked Kozatske. A 66-year-old local resident has a damaged spine and a mine-explosive injury. A 63-year-old woman was diagnosed with contusion and soft tissue damage.

This afternoon, the russian army dropped four guided aerial bombs on Beryslav. Private enterprises and a factory were damaged.

A family with four children, the youngest one and a half years old, was evacuated from temporarily occupied Skadovsk of the Kherson Oblast. This was achieved through the efforts of the Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine, guardianship and guardianship bodies, and volunteers.

Central oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

On the night of October 24, the russian army fired about a dozen artillery shells at the Nikopol Raion of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. The consequences of the shelling are being investigated. There were no casualties or injuries.

The Kh-59 missile was shot down by air defense forces in the Kamianske Raion of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in the morning of October 24. An infrastructure object and several private houses were damaged. Previously, there were no casualties or injuries.

Kirovohrad Oblast

As a result of falling debris in the Kirovohrad Oblast on October 23, a power line was damaged. In the Kropyvnytskyi Raion, 138 consumers remained without electricity. Today, the electricity supply has already been restored.

Cherkasy Oblast

On the night of October 24, during an air alert, the anti-aircraft defense shot down a missile on the border of the Kirovohrad and Cherkasy oblasts. The missile did not hit any object, there were no casualties.

In Cherkasy, before the session of the city council, the citizens held a rally. They called on the deputies to cancel the repairs of a number of streets in the city and to direct the funds to the combat units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Poltava Oblast

Residents of the Poltava Oblast are active members of the “Recovery Army”. Within the scope of the project, enterprises concluded more than 7,700 employment contracts with unemployed people. In particular, more than a thousand of them are internally displaced persons. For the most part, the workers set up shelters and medical assistance points in social institutions, carried out auxiliary repair work for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, unloaded and packaged humanitarian aid. The Poltava Oblast ranks second in Ukraine in terms of participation in the “Army of Restoration”.

In the Poltava Oblast, registration of those willing to become a veteran’s assistant continues. Applications are accepted through the e-Veteran portal. War veterans and their family members can join this project, which will help them cope with the transition from military service to civilian life.

Vinnytsia Oblast

A memorial plaque in honor of the fallen defender Oleh Sliusar was opened in the village of Kukuly, the Tulchyn Raion. It was installed on the facade of the gymnasium, where the defender studied.

Western Oblasts

Volyn Oblast

The canine instructor of the Volyn border detachment, Leonid, and his service dog Hudi, who have been guarding the border for 7 years together, received an award for their service. The sheepdog was awarded for finding drugs.

Lviv Oblast

During the charity auction, over UAH 2 million were collected for the needs of 103 separate Territorial Defense brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The auction was organized for the second time by the team of the academic symphony orchestra “INSO-Lviv” in support of the military. It is planned to buy an aircraft with the money earned.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

This night, during the air alert in the Khmelnytskyi Oblast, the anti-aircraft defense was activated. Details are not disclosed.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Junior sergeant, serviceman of the 107th separate brigade of the Territorial Defense Forces of Bukovyna, Ihor Khopta, received an award from President Volodymyr Zelenskyi “For the Defense of Ukraine”.

13 servicemen of the 31st Border Detachment named after Colonel-General Oleksandr Pylkevych, who returned from the front line, were awarded the honors of the Chernivtsi Oblast Council.

Residents of the Malyntsi headman county sent another load to the front line. They collected about two tons of aid for the military. Products and hygiene products were sent to the Zaporizhzhia and Avdiivka directions. Private entrepreneurs, caring residents of the village, and students of the local school joined the action.

As part of the “Side by Side” program, builders from Bukovyna restored 24 houses in the village of Zarichne, the Kherson Oblast.

On the basis of the All-Ukrainian initiative “Active Community” a public consultation “Provision of housing for internally displaced persons” was held in Chernivtsi. Its purpose is to discuss current problems of the target audience and find ways to solve them. Almost 20 IDPs, officials, deputies and representatives of the public sector took part in it.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

The President of Ukraine posthumously awarded Volodymyr Pohliad, a military serviceman from the Dolyna community, the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, with the Order “For Courage” of the III degree. A 37-year-old serviceman died in August 2023 near Bakhmut.

Ternopil Oblast

In the Ternopil Oblast, in the village of Borshchivka, memorial plaques dedicated to the soldiers who died in the Donetsk Oblast, Roman Druz and Taras Opalko, were opened. The 30-year-old deceased Roman Druz had a wife and two sons. Taras Opalko was considered missing for a long time. In July 2023, the body of a dead soldier was evacuated from the Druzhba settlement.

Olha Danchenko, a volunteer from Ternopil,puts signatures on mines for donations. With the money earned, she buys drones and repairs cars for the 2nd rifle company of the 2nd battalion of the 67th separate mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps.

Zakarpattia Oblast

The first competition for project proposals under the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine 2021-2027 cross-border cooperation program is underway. Among the priority directions are a stable “green” border region, a healthy and attractive border region, and an interacting border region.

The Zakarpattia Oblast joined the implementation of the “Veteran’s Assistant” experimental project. The registration of candidates continues. The introduction of the veteran’s assistant institute is designed to make it as easy as possible for Ukrainian defenders and their families to access the necessary services and assistance.

Volunteers and employees of the “I – Mariupol” center in Uzhhorod are launching the “Mariupol Flame of Victory” campaign. The goal is to make 10,000 trench candles for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and send “lights of Victory” to the front.

Last modified: 26 Жовтня, 2023