The two-hundred-sixty first (261) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.


The two-hundred-sixty first (261) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

Northern oblasts


Today, about 100 thousand Kyiv residents take part in combat operations. And there are already 639 fallen male defenders of Kyiv and 5 female fighters, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko.

Turkey promised to help restore the building of the Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University damaged as a result of the russian shelling on October 10.

Busts of russian figures were ‘buried’ at the Kyiv metro station. Pushkin, Gorky, Lomonosov, and Mendeleev were removed from the public space of the “University” metro station. Busts of russian scientists and writers were covered with boxes. Currently, only Ukrainian figures remain: Ivan Franko, Taras Shevchenko, Oleksandr Bogomolets, and Hryhoriy Skovoroda.

Residents of the capital registered a petition with a request to rename the metro station “Friendship of Peoples” to “Zvirynetska”, and the boulevard in honor of Mykola Mikhnovskyi.

The current power deficit in the energy system of Ukraine with the onset of winter will increase from the current 1-1.5 million kW to 2-3 million kW and higher. Therefore, under such conditions, the most realistic may be the forecast of power outages for 10-12 hours a day after the first frosts. And Kyiv residents need to prepare for it. New buildings on the left bank of the Dnipro River will be vulnerable. There are quite a few relatively small boiler houses on the right bank of the city, but on the left bank the systems are much more concentrated and, accordingly, more vulnerable. The biggest challenge for the city will be the threat of freezing of the water supply and sewerage systems.

Kyiv Oblast

Today, in the territory of the Bucha Raion, units of the State Emergency Service resumed the scheduled work on the destruction of explosive devices.

Lithuania will help to rebuild the kindergarten “Radist” (Joy) in Irpin, which suffered as a result of the russian aggression. Such an initiative of her country was confirmed by the Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė-Nilsen during her visit to Irpin.

Employees of the utility company “Irpinvodokanal” are laying water supply networks for the future third modular town in Irpin, which will be located on the site of the former health center “Lastivka”.

On November 12, the charity race “Marathon of the Indomitable” will start in Hostomel, the purpose of which is to raise funds for the creation of the “Center for psychological assistance and rehabilitation for military personnel” in the Kharkiv Oblast. The half marathon will be run by paratrooper Maksym Pasichnyk, who took part in the operation to liberate the Antonov airport and then negotiated more than 100 kilometers together with his comrades in 10 days, coming out of the enemy rear.

The use of festive illuminations has been banned in the Kyiv Oblast, said Oleksiy Kuleba, head of the Oblast Military Administration. Garlands, light decorations, etc., cannot be used in commercial, municipal and state-owned institutions.

Emergency power outages are applied in the Kyiv Oblast.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Zhytomyr said goodbye to Richard Shapirenko. With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of russia, he went to defend Ukraine. He was killed while performing combat missions, defending Andriivka in the Luhansk Oblast. Eternal Glory to the Hero!

A 47-year-old resident of Zhytomyr, who is suspected of smuggling men of conscription age across the state border of Ukraine under the guise of volunteers, was taken into custody for 60 days with the right to be released on bail.

Independence Day of the Republic of Poland was celebrated in Zhytomyr. Thus, a festive concert was held in the Zhytomyr Oblast Philharmonic named after Sviatoslav Richter. Also, the citizens laid flowers at the grave of Ignacy Jan Paderewski’s parents, the grave of Polish soldiers who died in 1920 for the independence of Poland, music school No. 5, the memorial sign “Defenders of Ukraine in the war with the russian aggressor, the memorial plaque to Lech Kaczynski, the bas-relief to Jarosław Dąbrowski, and the monument to John Paul II.

Chernihiv Oblast

Yesterday morning, russian troops shelled the Novhorod-Siversk community with mortars. Border guards recorded five explosions.

Today, the military recorded nine hits, probably resulting from firing 122 mm tube artillery, in the area of the settlement of Mykolaivka.

Five hundred cows were taken away from the border town of Hremiach. The distance from the farm to the russian border is three hundred meters, the territory was shelled by russians several times. ‘It is dangerous to stay there, so they took away workers, cattle and property’, explained Vyacheslav Bulashenko, chief zootechnician of the agricultural enterprise Novhorod-Siversk Agrarian Investments. The modernized cowsheds on the border are now empty.

Yesterday, the police received a report that a passer-by had found a dangerous object (probably a hand grenade) on Shkilna Street in the Bobrovytsia microdistrict. Experts of the explosive service, having examined the found item, concluded that it was really dangerous and removed it for disposal.

Mykola Yarosh, a resident of the village of Sloboda, spoke about the tortures he was subjected to by the russian military. The russians entered the village on March 5.

Sumy Oblast

During yesterday, the russian military shelled the Khotyn community twice. The first mortar shelling of the border area took place around 2 p.m. A total of 42 explosions were heard. For the second time, the russian military opened fire with mortars on the same village after 4:30 p.m. There were 7 more hits.

A cemetery of russified streets was created in Sumy. The project is implemented within the framework of the “COUNTERmyth” festival and with the support of the House of Europe. Currently, there are 32 “burials” at the cemetery.

Today, in the Sumy Oblast, in addition to the scheduled power outages, emergency blackouts are applied.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Over the past day, the russian occupiers continued shelling the settlements of the Kharkiv Oblast, located along the state border with the russian federation and the line of contact. In particular, the enemy shelled towns and villages of the Kharkiv, Chuhuiv and Kupiansk raions with mortars, rocket and tube artillery.

A 42-year-old man was hospitalized with wounds in the Kupiansk Raion. Also, a 76-year-old man sought medical assistance with a wound received the day before.

In the Kupiansk Raion, after the russian occupation, law enforcement officers exhumed the bodies of four people. Among them is a couple who were killed in their own house; the body of another man was found without a head and with damaged limbs.

Humanitarian demining works continue in the oblast. During the day, 412 explosive devices were defused.

This morning near the village of Pohonivka of the Barvinkove community of the Izium Raion, a tractor working in the field ran over a mine. The tractor driver was wounded.

Today, two children were blown up by an unknown explosive device in the Saltivskyi district of Kharkiv. Two boys, aged 15 and 12, found an unknown item in the bushes near the house, which detonated. As a result of the explosion, the children received shrapnel wounds and were hospitalized. Doctors are now providing the injured children with all the necessary assistance.

Nikita Titov’s exhibition dedicated to the defenders of Ukraine opened on Freedom Square in Kharkiv.

Donetsk Oblast

On November 10, it became known about two civilians killed by russian missiles in the Donetsk Oblast: in Bakhmut and Avdiivka.

Besides, law enforcement officers found the bodies of 6 people killed by russians during the occupation: 4 in Drobysheve and 2 in Yarova. Another 5 people were wounded in the oblast.

Since February 24, the russians have taken the lives of 1,193 civilians in the Donetsk Oblast, and wounded another 2,583. It is still impossible to determine the number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

In the Lysychansk sector, the shelling of Torske and Zarichne in the Lyman community does not stop. More than 50 hits were recorded yesterday. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties, the extent of the damage is being established.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

Over the past day, near Avdiivka, battles were fought in the Vesele, Dosvidchene, Pershotravneve, Krasnohorivka and Marinka districts.

That night, the russians shelled Kurakhove and damaged the high-voltage network. There were also isolated hits over Avdiivka at night, and in the morning the city was exposed to massive artillery shelling. Consequences are established

During the day, Ocheretyne, Pivdenne, the villages of Karlivka, Halytsynivka also came under the fire of the occupiers. The russians used the Grad multiple rocket launcher and artillery against the civilian population. Civilians were killed and injured. 15 residential buildings were damaged.

The International Headquarters for Aid to Ukrainians handed over a minivan and humanitarian aid to the Avdiivka Military Administration.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

It was restless in the Bakhmut direction. The russian military fired from tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery on the areas of the settlements of Bilohorivka, Rozdolivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Andriivka, Kurdiumivka, Toretsk, New York, and Maiorsk;

In the Horlivska direction, Bakhmut was the most affected: one person died, two were injured, and three private houses were damaged.

Throughout the night, there was intense shelling on the outskirts of the Toretsk and Svitlodar communities and isolated shelling in the Soledar community. There are no casualties.


A large Ukrainian business is ready to participate in the revival of Mariupol. SCM communications director Natalia Yemchenko talked about it.

World urban planners will also help. One of them is the Dutch urbanist Fulko Treffers. He is currently involved in the development of a long-term project for the renewal of the city’s infrastructure. It will include a comprehensive vision of what the new Ukrainian Mariupol will be.

Luhansk Oblast

The Defense Forces group continues to gradually liberate Ukrainian land from invaders. For example, in the Luhansk Oblast only in the past day, the units of our troops have advanced in some directions during hostilities to a distance of up to two kilometers.

During the stabilization measures in the liberated village of Nevske, employees of the Security Service of Ukraine discovered two local residents who cooperated with the occupiers. In particular, they helped organize a pseudo-referendum. They were detained.

Southern Oblasts

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

On November 10, as a result of кussian shelling, 14 metal kiosks and a trade pavilion caught fire in Orihiv. Rescuers extinguished the fire on a total area of ​​130 square meters. m.

The destruction of a russian Mi-8 helicopter has been confirmed near the settlement of Dniprovka of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. A Ka-52 helicopter was also destroyed near the city of Energodar. In addition, the enemy’s command post was hit there. More than 50 invaders were killed and more than 40 were wounded.

Kherson Oblast

The Ukrainian flag was raised on the main square of Kherson. The General Staff urges us to wait for official information. Meanwhile, local residents of the Kherson Oblast are publishing photos with Ukrainian military personnel returning occupied settlements to Ukrainian control. Since the beginning of October, more than 40 settlements in the Kherson Oblast have been freed.

People take to the streets of Kherson, Bilozerka, Darivka, Beryslav, holding yellow and blue symbols in their hands. Comment from a resident of Kherson: “In the morning, not a single Ork vehicle passed by us, there is no crossing, checkpoints have been removed. Breathing at home is completely different.” There is no electricity or water in Kherson, communication is available only in some locations, but the mood of the population is high.

The Ministry of Defense of the russian federation announced the withdrawal of troops from the right bank of the Kherson Oblast to the left “without loss of personnel and equipment”.

In Kherson, those russians who have not managed to escape yet, change into civilian clothes and hide in residential buildings. The form is thrown into the trash.

The Antonivka Road Bridge in Kherson collapsed. 

In the Kherson Oblast, civilians ran over a russian mine. It is known about four wounded, among them two children aged 9 and 14.

Ukrposhta announced stamps dedicated to Kherson.

Mykolaiv Oblast

Today, at around 03:05, Mykolaiv once again came under enemy missile fire, previously from the S-300 anti-aircraft weapon system. One of the missile hit a five-story residential building, as a result of which all five floors of one of the blocks were destroyed. Currently, seven people are known to have died, and two people were injured. Search and rescue operations are currently ongoing. In addition, residential buildings located nearby were damaged.

Yesterday, after 16:00, the Shevchenkove community came under enemy fire. The hit was recorded in an open area. There are no casualties.

In the evening, November 10, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the enemy struck the territory of the Mishkovo-Pogorilove community. An object of industrial infrastructure was hit.

Enemy shelling of the settlements of the Bereznehuvate community, located on the demarcation line, continues. At night there was shelling of the territory adjacent to one of the settlements of the community. There are no casualties.

Odessa Oblast

At Odesa Customs, during searches, the SBI found hidden goods worth at least UAH 1.5 billion. A helicopter, cars, machinery, shoes and construction materials were found in the containers.

In Odesa, a “Technari” group of volunteers developed the “Owl 0.2” night vision device, which will allow soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to drive in the evening and at night without headlights on. It can be installed in five minutes, and the cost is lower than that of foreign manufacturers.

Central oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

At night, the russian occupation troops continued to attack the peaceful towns and villages of Nikopol Raion. Three communities of the Nikopol Raion – Myrivka, Nikopol and Marganets – came under fire. Russian shelling caused a fire in the Marganets community. A private house was on fire. Rescuers found a college and a house damaged by enemy shells.

28-year-old junior sergeant Valentyn Drimanov from Nikopol, 44-year-old Vitaly Sidanchenko, 48-year-old Andriy Matiazh from Kamianske, 33-year-old Anton Solokha and 24-year-old commander of the infantry unit Serhii Klochko from Kamianske Raion, 25 -year-old Andriy Bereza from Solone community, 31-year-old Dmytro Rakuta from Vilnohirsk, Yury Zemliachenko from Marhanets, 21-year-old Serhiy Shulga from Pokrov died at the front. Eternal glory to the Heroes.

A team of doctors from the Dnipro NGO “TacticMedAid” created a training center for pre-medical care for civilians and military personnel. They have already trained 10 thousand people. Lessons can be viewed online.

The city government of Dnipro, together with the TAPS-Ukraine foundation and the Coordination Headquarters of Volunteers, handed over 200 sets of thermo underwear and a generator to military medics. The military received a cargo of food, as well as blankets, flashlights and pillows.

Football fans play two slots at once: the 2004 FC Dnipro flag with the autographs of the team’s players and the ball from the 2006 World Cup. The amount per step is from 250 hryvnias. All the money from the auction will go to the surgery of the soldier Vitaly Ivanenko. He is the father of 5 children.

In Nikopol, souvenirs are made from russian shells and sold at the “NIMAR” charity auction. The goal of the project is to collect 2.5 million hryvnias and purchase a drone for the military. The auction works online, goods are bought in Ukraine and from abroad. 

In the Dnipro, a charity competition was held on feeder fishing from the shore. 70 fishermen have registered to participate in the competition. The organizers collected slightly more than 29 thousand hryvnias in charitable contributions. The money will be used to purchase a generator for the 4th Tank Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This is the second charity competition. During the first, we managed to collect UAH 48,000 for the purchase of a car. All fish caught during the competition were released back into the reservoir.

More than 7,000 displaced persons were welcomed in the Pershotravneve community of the Nikopol district. 1,615 of them are children. 80% moved from Nikopol. Local residents helped to resettle them.

In Nikopol, soft toys are collected for the treatment of children. Such an action was initiated by the “Children of Nikopol” charitable foundation. Soft toys will be placed in the “therapeutic space”. This is a room where every person affected by the war can receive psychological help.

Kirovohrad Oblast

As part of the “Blago Fest” artistic project in support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a second charity concert was held in Blahovishchenske of the Golovanivsk district. Thanks to the support of the residents of the community, a car has already been purchased for the 124th brigade of the 196th battalion, which will help the defenders defend our land.

In Kropyvnytskyi, the Museum of Art opened an exhibition of military and political caricatures. It is a kind of “art camera” of the enemies of Ukraine. The unique exhibition project of a historian, local historian Oleksandr Chorny and a master of decorative and applied arts Volodymyr Krutous “Annoying Neighbors” begins here.

Poltava Oblast

Mykhailo Gonchar, a soldier from Poltava Oblast, died during the defense of Ukraine. The 28-year-old warrior hails from the village of Nyzhnia Lanna. In the summer, he was wounded in battles in Donetsk Oblast. After rehabilitation he returned to the front. Mykhailo took part in the hostilities near Lyman during the liberation of Kharkiv Oblast. He died in battle in the Kreminna direction in Luhansk Oblast.

Valentyn Marusenko, a soldier, senior driver of the 58th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade named after Hetman Ivan Vyhovskyi, was solemnly buried. The defender died on June 10 as a result of artillery shelling near the city of Pokrovsk, Donetsk Oblast.

A petition has appeared on the President’s website with a request to confer the title of Hero of Ukraine on the fallen soldier with the call sign “Mykhailovych” Illya Tretiak. He comes from Kremenchuk. Illya was called up for military service under a contract in 2019. The military had the rank of senior soldier.

In Poltava, a list of heating points was approved: a total of 84. Stationary heating points will be deployed in educational institutions and in the district councils of the city. They must be provided with backup and alternative sources of electricity and heating, reserves of fuel and lubricants (including solid fuel). The approximate number of people that the heating points can accommodate is 34,000 people.

113 farmers of the oblast will receive more than 1,700 polyethylene sleeves for temporary grain storage. This aid came within the framework of cooperation of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

On the initiative of the head of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast Military Administration, the manufacture of “burzhuikas” [a metal stove for heating and cooking] from old gas cylinders began. The case was taken up by the employees of RGC “Khmelnytskgaz”. They managed to set up an “assembly line” for the production of such stoves, so today the first three hundred “burzhuikas” were handed over to military units stationed in Khmelnytskyi.

Pupils of two lyceums of Horodok community participated in the “School Gardens of Victory” project and grew vegetables on the school beds. For the grown crop, they received from the United Kingdom of Sweden a stem laboratory worth 5 thousand euros. Two schools in Ternopil and two more in Lviv oblasts received the same equipment.


The Polish flag was hoisted on the Maidan Vidrodzhennia [Revival Square] in Kamianets-Podilskyi. It was ceremoniously raised on the occasion of Poland Independence Day. And at the entrance to the city, a banner was placed with words of gratitude to the Polish people for supporting Ukrainians in difficult times. 

A coordination center will be created in Kamianets-Podilskyi to provide assistance to internally displaced persons sheltered in the community. Representatives of authorities, public associations and religious organizations took part in the discussion of organizational issues.

The charity foundation “Posmishka UA” [“Smile UA”] in partnership with the JERU mission collects the data of IDPs to provide them with targeted assistance. Each family member of this category in the Kamianets-Podilskyi community will receive assistance in the amount of 2,220 hryvnias. It is designed for three months.

Western Oblasts


A serviceman from the village of Bilozoryna (Pasichna community), Borys Marych, died in the Kherson Oblast. On November 10, a fighter was blown up by an anti-tank mine while driving in a car. The soldier was 34 years old.

The Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast Council called on President Volodymyr Zelenskyi to confer the title of Hero of Ukraine on the commander of the volunteer battalion “Karpatska Sich” Oleg Kutsyn.

The city authorities of Ivano-Frankivsk supported the idea of children and educators not to put up a traditional Christmas tree this year. Instead, the young townspeople will create more than a thousand drawings of how they see the victory. A symbolic Christmas tree of Victory will be made from their works.

Rivne Oblast

Volunteers of the Varash community sent consecrated cars for the military. Seven vehicles were repaired, painted and put in working order. Educators also joined the initiative. They handed over to the defenders various goodies. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Varash volunteers have already purchased more than 30 cars for military personnel.

In the Horbakiv school, children made dumplings for the Ukrainian soldiers. Together with them, the teachers salted tomatoes, pickled cabbage and baked goodies for fellow villagers who are at the front line. Therefore, it was possible to prepare 175 liters of dumplings in the school kitchen. The school also recently held a charity fair. The organizers managed to earn more than 20 thousand hryvnias on sweets and cakes. They plan to donate these funds to a car for the military.

Today, a comprehensive support center “Ya – Mariupol” [“I am Mariupol”] was opened in Rivne, which will provide assistance to people who have found temporary shelter in the community. The Mayor of Mariupol Vadym Boychenko came to support his townspeople. He thanked the city authorities and residents of the Rivne community, which was one of the first to receive a large number of Mariupol people fleeing the war. Today, only 700 registered internally displaced families live in the community.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Bukovyna bid farewell to the Heroes who gave their lives for the independence of Ukraine. In the village of Panka, the senior soldier Volodymyr Bratkevich was led to the last journey. Soldier Vitalii Makoviychuk was solemnly buried on the Alley of Glory of the Central Cemetery in Chernivtsi.

In Bukovyna, a meeting of the families of Ukrainian soldiers who are in russian captivity, died or are considered missing, with Alyona Verbytska, the Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for ensuring the rights of defenders, took place. She assured that the representatives of the negotiation and exchange processes are doing everything possible to speed up the return of Ukrainian prisoners of war, civilian hostages and the bodies of the dead. She also asked the relatives to help the investigation in the search as much as possible.

Internally displaced persons, who are registered and live on the territory of the Nedoboivtsi community, received humanitarian aid. Almost 150 families were given blankets, thermoses, 170 hygiene kits, and 100 frying pans from the charity organization “International Fund for Health and Environmental Protection “Carpathian Region” NEEKA.

Zakarpattia Oblast

More than 120,000 tons of humanitarian goods have arrived in Ukraine through Zakarpattia customs since the beginning of the full-scale russian invasion. Benefactors from Italy, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic gave the largest amount of humanitarian goods. 

In Uzhhorod Raion, schoolchildren make fuel briquettes. The energy-efficient educational institution is located in Kamianitsa. In its basement, a special workshop was set up, where students practice. Sawdust and paper are used as raw materials for the production of briquettes.

Last modified: 12 Листопада, 2022