The two hundred thirtieth (230) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.


About us: The “Active Community” initiative was launched by activists of the “Republika” Institute after the Euromaidan (2014), which focused on the activation and involvement of Ukrainians in the decision-making process. The goal for 2025: to activate and involve at least 1% of citizens in making decisions and promoting reforms in Ukraine on a systematic basis for the well-being of Ukrainian communities. Today we work in 30 communities in Ukraine.

The two hundred thirtieth (230) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

Northern oblasts


As a result of yesterday’s russian attack in Kyiv, 45 residential buildings, five critical infrastructure and housing and communal services objects, six educational institutions, two social sphere institutions, six cultural institutions, five health care institutions and two administrative buildings were damaged.

Also, as a result of yesterday’s shelling by the russians, the dome of the Kyiv City Teacher’s House was damaged.

At the intersection of Shevchenko boulevards and Volodymyrska Street , there was a hole from the missile. Traffic has now been restored.

A photo of the Russian Philology Department at the Shevchenko Kyiv National University, which was damaged yesterday by a russian missile.

During the liquidation of the consequences of yesterday morning’s missile strike, utility workers discovered a large piece of a russian rocket.

Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko showed the condition of the pedestrian bridge in Kyiv. There is a funnel under the bridge. Today, specialists dismantled glass elements damaged by the explosion of a russian missile.

Kyiv Oblast

As a result of yesterday’s shelling by the russians in Obukhiv Raion, 23 private houses were destroyed or damaged. Six people were injured, one with a serious leg injury. In the Vyshgorod Raion, eight houses were damaged, there are two victims, but their condition is satisfactory. A private infrastructure object was destroyed in the Brovary Raion. One person was injured, and the body of a 31-year-old deceased man was found under the rubble.

A bridge over the Trubizh River is being repaired near the village of Borshchiv. Currently, one part of the bridge has been erected. A temporary detour was built next to the bridge to fix up passage.

The Irpen Reconstruction Fund presented a new video story from a series of short films about the private houses of the Irpen residents destroyed by rashists.

Zhytomyr Oblast

As a result of a missile attack in the morning of October 10, a secondary school and the premises of an enterprise were damaged in Zhytomyr. None of the people were hurt.

Military soldier Ilya Shpita, who died on October 5 while performing a combat mission, was buried in Zhytomyr. Eternal memory of the Hero.

The Belarusian military will conduct training 17 km from the border with the Zhytomyr Oblast. There is information that tomorrow, October 12, an additional column of military equipment should arrive in the city. In this regard, the organizations were instructed to inform the workers about the prohibition to hold phones in their hands during the movement of the equipment, and it was also recommended to avoid the main roads.

The Ukrainian “Kozak System” rock band visited Novohrad-Volynskyi with a charity concert. As a result, 60 thousand hryvnias were raised. The frontman of the band, Ivan Lenio, noted that these funds will be used to purchase necessary things for our soldiers – drones, pickups, generators, collimator sight or thermal imager, rangefinders, sleeping bags, caremats, etc.

Chernihiv Oblast

During October 10, russian troops shelled the border territories of the Novhorod-Siverskyi and Semenivka communities. At 3:30 p.m., the russians shelled the Semenivka community with mortars. Border guards also recorded shelling of this community yesterday. A total of 40 explosions were recorded.

Today, the russians shelled the Senkivka Raion with mortars. And in the area of ​​the village of Gai 20 attacks were recorded, presumably by self-propelled artillery.

After 20:00, 11 explosions were recorded in the territory of the Novhorod-Siverskyi community. The enemy fired artillery shells.

Today, repair work is underway at the Desna crossing near Chernihiv. In this regard, complications in traffic are expected.

Sumy Oblast

Last night, the russians shelled the Myropillia community. In the evening, the russians shelled the Bilopillia community with artillery. One person died, four others were injured and hospitalized. A high-rise building, private houses, a boarding school and an enterprise were damaged in Bilopillia.

Yesterday, a fire broke out at an infrastructure facility in the Konotop district due to a russian missile strike. Firefighters extinguished the fire.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Last day, the russians attacked the settlements of Kupiansk, Kharkiv, Chuhuiv and Bohoduhiv raions of the Kharkiv Oblast. In Kupiansk, three private houses were damaged, there were fires.

The enemy purposefully fired S-300 missiles at the facilities of life support infrastructure. Due to damage to energy infrastructure facilities, most of Kharkiv and populated areas of the Oblast were cut off. Thanks to the operative actions of energy workers and specialists of the State Emergency Service, the electricity supply was restored during the day.

On October 10, fires broke out in Kupiansk of the Kharkiv Oblast, as a result of russian shelling, and three private houses were damaged.

The body of a dead man was found in the forest plantation of the village of Synycheno of the Izium Raion. According to the investigation, he was tortured by the russian occupiers.

During the day, a 52-year-old man was hospitalized with injuries in the Kharkiv district.

In the Kharkiv Oblast, more than 400 km of roads have already been cleared from the consequences of hostilities. Yesterday, road workers worked in the city of Izium and on five highways in the Oblast.

Units of the State Emergency Service continue to clear the territory of the Oblast, during the day they neutralized 404 explosive objects.

Donetsk Oblast

The night from October 10 to 11 passed relatively calmly in the Donetsk Oblast.

During the previous day, six civilians were killed and eight more people were injured in the shelling of the russian occupiers in Donetsk Oblast.

Since the beginning of the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine in the Donetsk Oblast, 973 people have become victims of russian missiles, 2,376 have been injured.

It is still impossible to establish the exact number of dead and wounded in Mariupol and Volnovakha.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

That night, in the Kostiantynivka community, the russians shelled Predtechyne. They hit a farm, and there were no casualties.

A 12-year-old boy, who was the only survivor after a russian projectile hit a private house in Sloviansk, is in the city hospital. Nothing threatens his life. It will be recalled that on October 10, during another shelling of Sloviansk by russian security forces, a child was taken out into the street by an explosive wave, when three adults who were in the house were killed. These are his older 19-year-old guardian sister, her common-law husband and her husband’s mother. To date, three families have expressed their desire to adopt an orphaned child.

Mobile communications and 4G mobile Internet have been restored in liberated Sviatohirsk. The launch of the bakery is planned today.

Five million hryvnias have been allocated from the local budget for the purchase of fuel briquettes for the residents of the Sloviansk community. People will also be given wood that remains after the sanitary pruning of green areas.

The World Central Kitchen international humanitarian organization (WCK), which previously issued food kits separately, became a new partner of the Humanitarian Headquarters of the Kramatorsk City Council. From now on, assistance will be provided centrally. On the territory of the steward districts, it will be possible to obtain it through a steward.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

During the day, the enemy attacked the civilian population in the east of the Pokrovsk raion. There are killed and wounded people. The cities of Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, the villages of Karlivka, Opytne were under the fire of the occupiers.

Hundreds of residents of the Donetsk Oblast were evacuated from the Oblast yesterday thanks to Ukrzaliznytsia railway through the Pokrovsk station. The police and emergency services provide assistance to civilians on a daily basis. Thus, during the past 24 hours, assistance was provided to 137 people, including 15 children and two people with physical disabilities, during evacuation in the Pokrovsk Raion. 34 people, including six children, were transported from the collection and registration point to the boarding point in evacuation trains.

Residents of the Pokrovsk community will receive electric stoves. According to the executive committee order , residents who find themselves in difficult life circumstances or have disabilities, large families and single pensioners who are in the service of the territorial center have such a right. A total of 305 applications were received by the city council


In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy inflicted fire damage in the areas of the settlements of Siversk, Soledar, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Maiorsk, Kuriyumivka, New York, Krasna Hora, Chasiv Yar, Yakovlivka, Zelenopillia and Odradivka.

So, shelling was recorded in the communities of Bakhmut, Toretsk and Svitlodar. One house was damaged in Bakhmut and Opytne, one person died in Opytne. A school was damaged in Shcherbynivka. There was no information about the victims. The shelling of the Maiorsk station continues.

In the Lysychansk direction, there was a lot of noise in Siversk. Hits in the city and its surroundings were recorded, information about the victims and the amount of destruction is being clarified.


Yesterday, in the village of Nikolske (Mariupol Raion), high school children were told what “extremism” is from the point of view of russia. The occupiers also talked about the non-existent peoples of Donbas, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson Oblasts.

The occupiers will take the apartments of Mariupol citizens who have perforce left the city. Due to the failure of preparations for the heating season, russian invaders and residents whose homes have been destroyed are planned to settle there. Such announcements appear on the city streets.

Luhansk Oblast

The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to liberate populated areas of Luhansk Oblast – an official notification from the General Staff is expected.

While searching for Ukrainian patriots and saboteurs, as in Starobilsk, the russians simultaneously identify their deserters, who are quite numerous throughout the Luhansk Oblast.

The occupiers continue to mine everything around: roads, bridges, administrative buildings. In this way, they are trying to stop the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Southern Oblasts

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

On the morning of October 11, the russians fired twelve S-300 missiles at Zaporizhzhia. Two of them hit the car dealership. A 45-year-old security guard died at the scene. A fire broke out on the area of 100 sq.m. To eliminate the fire, the Main Department of the State Emergency Service involved 4 units of equipment and 19 rescuers.

The other two rockets hit the educational institution. A school and a dispensary were damaged.

Most of the rockets hit Khortytsia Island, two of which exploded near the recreation center. Part of the hits took place in the forest strip.

Later, during an air alert throughout Ukraine, the Air defense forces shot down a russian missile near Zaporizhzhia.

Explosions rang out at the airfield of the temporarily occupied Melitopol, where the russian military deployed a military base once again.

“Energoatom” denied the information about the connection of the Zaporizhzhia NPP to the russian energy system.

Kherson Oblast

The russians are actively fighting to hold the front line.

Russian soldiers take cars and trucks from local residents of the temporarily occupied villages in the Berislav Raion. Using stolen vehicles, the russians take away property from the houses and apartments of the villagers.

In Kherson, the occupation authorities seized the premises of the Southern Steppe Brewery “Drofa”. Collaborator Ihor Semenchev managed this process.

All communal enterprises of the Kherson Oblast, including the thermal power plant, are under the control of the occupiers. What residents of the city and oblast can expect from the heating season is still unknown.  

The occupation authorities of the Kherson Oblast recommend that the teachers of the Kherson higher educational institutions, who cooperate with russians, move to the occupied Crimean peninsula.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine delivered precise strikes on enemy equipment concentrations in the Kherson Oblast. About 15 units were destroyed in Bilozerka, and a hangar with russian military equipment was hit in Berislav. Losses are being verified.

IDPs from Nova Kakhovka (Kherson Oblast), organized a campaign to collect gifts for Defender of Ukraine Day in Odesa. Both adults and children brought drawings, letters of support and goodies. video

Mykolaiv Oblast

Yesterday, October 10, air defense forces destroyed 14 cruise missiles over Mykolaiv Oblast. Also today, October 11, as of 1:00 p.m., 8 missiles and an operational-tactical drone were destroyed.

Yesterday, the enemy hit the Kutsurub community with the “Grad” multiple launcher rocket system and heavy artillery. There were hits on open areas and fields. There are no casualties.

Yesterday, the russians also shelled the villages of the Shyroke community. One woman died as a result. Three residential buildings were damaged. Around 16:00 on October 10 and at 04:30 on October 11, shelling was heard outside the settlement. There were hits on agricultural lands. There are no casualties.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Throughout the night, the enemy hit the Synelnykovo, Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih raions of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with heavy artillery, “Grad”, “Uragan” and “Tornado-S” multiple launcher rocket systems.  

A fire broke out in the Chervonogryhorivka community. A farm building was on fire. 2 private houses were destroyed. Up to 10 apartments and 7 outbuildings, a car, a gas pipeline, and an electrical network were damaged.

In Nikopol, shells hit a gas station, a shop and a bus. In Zelenodolsk community (Kryvyi Rih Raion) the gym of the local lyceum was damaged. After yesterday’s rocket attack, 4,000 families in Kryvyi Rih and 350 families in Myrove community are still without electricity. In total, 80,000 families had no electricity.

Due to the blackout in Kryvyi Rih after yesterday’s rocket attacks, 854 miners were stuck underground in four mines. They are already safe today.

This afternoon, the enemy fired at energy infrastructure facilities in the Kamianske and Pavlograd raions. Because of this, many people and settlements were left without water electricity and water supply. In the oblast, a total electricity saving mode has been implemented so that hospitals, transport and other important social infrastructure can operate.

The enemy fired at the positions of the 98th battalion of the Dnipro Territorial Defense with prohibited phosphorous ammunition.

Air defense forces shot down 4 enemy missiles over the oblast today.

41-year-old police colonel Yuriy Zaskoka from Dnipro, 40-year-old Yevhen Stupin from Nikopol, 24-year-old Artem Teplinskyi from Kryvyi Rih, teacher of the Dnipro Lyceum of Information Technologies Serhiy Stolbtsov, 39-year-old coach of the “Yarost” Sports Club Volodymyr Lazarenko from Dnipro, 33 -year-old Yevhen Kishchenko from Kamianske Raion died at the front. Eternal glory to the Heroes.

In Dnipro, an associate of ex-people’s deputy Illya Kiva was detained, who was correcting enemy fire on the city on October 10.

In Dnipro, the contact network and road surface were restored on the street where the russian missile hit. Traffic is open on the street. Yesterday, 270 residents of Dnipro, whose houses were damaged as a result of a rocket attack, contacted the city police.

More than 200 elderly people were evacuated from the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast to the west of Ukraine from the communities affected by shelling. In the western regions, residents of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast are settled in sanatoriums and hospitals. This happens within the framework of state support.

In Dnipro, the community of IDPs from Mariupol opened Little Mariupol Svoї space. This is the second such institution in the city, created by IDPs for IDPs, to provide support to each other. It is planned to arrange a cultural hub in the new space.

In Dnipro, the modern art fair “Art-offensive” continues. Paintings can be purchased there. The collected money will go to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Kirovohrad Oblast 

On the border of the Kirovohrad and Mykolaiv oblasts, the Air defense forces worked. Details have not been announced yet.

On October 11, it became known about the death of soldiers from Kirovohrad Oblast: Bohdan Storchak from Novoukrainka Raion, Serhiy Kovalzha from Oleksandria, Serhiy Afanasienko from Oleksandria Raion, and Ihor Buryanov from Kropyvnytskyi. Two of the dead Heroes were members of local councils.

Residents of the Hayvopon community (Holovanivsk Raion) make “burzhuikas” (metal stoves for heating and cooking) for the defenders of Ukraine. The stoves will be multifunctional, so that the soldiers can not only warm themselves, but also dry their clothes and cook food. The base of the stove is fixed in a horizontal position. Due to this, the stove ignites more easily and runs longer. The modern “burzhuika” was called “Banderopich” [Bandera stove]. Thanks to the caring locals, who provide gas cylinders, more than 10 stoves have already been manufactured and delivered to the front line.

Poltava Oblast

Yesterday morning, the enemy struck the Kremenchuk Raion. One missile and one Iranian drone were shot down by the Air defense forces. Three rockets hit the energy infrastructure facility. This caused power and water outages throughout the oblast.

Currently, water supply is partially or fully available in 50 communities, and energy supply has been restored in 48 communities. There is electricity in all raion centers. The work crews are going to scenes and checking power substations. Water supply is also being restored, works are still ongoing in Myrhorod. photos

Another 4 soldiers from Poltava Oblast died in the war. Compatriots paid the last respects to Serhiy Suprun from Kremenchuk, Anatolyi Horodovenko from Gadyach, Oleksandr Yeliseev from the Myrhorod community and Oleksiy Dolgov from the Pyryatyn community.

The team of the AUI “Active Community” in Poltava held an online meeting with the participants of the documentary theater “Miy Kryk” [My Cry], which educates children with disabilities. 

Vinnytsia Oblast

Yesterday, the hit of a thermal power station by two kamikaze drones was recorded in Ladyzhyn as well as the explosions in Vinnytsia oblast. The air defense system has been activated.

A few hours later, the enterprise was hit again. As a result of the shelling, the power equipment was damaged again. It happened when the rescuers were working at the site of the shelling. According to preliminary information, six people were wounded.  

Khmilnyk and Khmilnyk raion

Ruslan Zvizda, a native of the village of Smila of the Ulanivska community, Khmilnyk raion, was killed in the battle for the independence of Ukraine. May the memory of the Hero be blessed.

The campaign “Let’s help the Armed Forces of Ukraine” has lasted for three weeks, during which students organized charity fairs, sold various delicacies, and raised funds to support the Armed Forces. The campaign was held in the lyceum in the village of Hlynske of Kalynivka community of Khmilnyk raion. Together, the students raised about six thousand hryvnias. All the money will be spent on gifts for the Day of Defender of Ukraine for 70 Heroes-countrymen who are now defending Ukraine from Russian occupants.

Western Oblasts

Rivne Oblast

During an air raid siren, one hostile target was shot down in Rivne raion.   

A charity event “Holodna Yushka u Pana Malynskoho” was held in the village of Zirne in Rivne oblasts. The holiday was initiated by the spouses Iryna and Yaroslav Rachkovskych. The local entrepreneurs also helped. Also, folklorists and a lyre player performed. There were rebel songs and folk dances. And the highlight of the holiday was Polissya dishes, in particular, cold soup with mushrooms and herring, which is popular in the Bereznovsky raion. Together, they managed to raise 30,264 UAH. These funds were transferred to help the combatants from the local community.  

Khmelnytsky Oblast


The anti-aircraft warfare hit 1 UAV over the territory of the Kamianets-Podilskyi community.

Educators of the Kamyanets-Podilskyi community have been gathering aid for the Ukrainian troops for two weeks. Thus, a charity fair “Together to Victory” was organized in kindergartens, and charity win-win lotteries and fairs were held in schools and in extracurricular education institutions, the Department of Education and the Center for Professional Training of Teachers organized an online fair for professional growth.

Together, they raised almost UAH 279 thousand. For these funds, equipment was purchased and transferred to the military unit where the residents of Kamianske, including educators, serve.  

A unique partnership project “For Children of War” was successfully launched in the city. More than 40 children from Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Dnipro oblasts, most of whom survived the horrors of the occupation, are already receiving qualified psychological assistance. They received warm sweatshirts and gifts from the city council. Also, interesting master classes, excursions, and sports activities were prepared.

Chernivtsi Oblast 

The Heroes who defended the freedom and independence of Ukraine were spent on their last journey in Bukovyna. The funeral of soldiers Volodymyr Domitrashchuk and Vasyl Mustetsya took place in Chernivtsi, Anatoliy Kryvonos – in the village of Hlyboka.

Sergeant Vasyl Mikirin, a native of the village of Vasylivka, was awarded according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine “For personal courage and selfless actions in the protection of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to the oath of allegiance”. In 2014, the man volunteered to defend the eastern borders of our country from the aggressor, and at the beginning of the full-scale invasion of russia, he joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The serviceman was killed near the village of Pisky in Donetsk oblast.

In Chernivtsi, homeowners, who sheltered internally displaced people, will be compensated for more than 430 thousand UAH. Generally, more than 350 residents of the community provided shelter to more than a thousand people from other oblasts in September.

Students and teachers of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University have been volunteering since the beginning of the full-scale war. From March to October they managed to raise more than 461 thousand hryvnias. The help from Chernivtsi went to Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Poltava, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, and other oblasts, where requests were received from. 

Patrons from Switzerland handed over the aid to the Chernivtsi Regional Clinical Hospital. The help was initiated by Natalia Vassalli, who is the president of the humanitarian association “InTempo”. Thus, the municipal institution received gynecological chairs and parenteral nutrition. Thanks to the new equipment, it was possible to improve the conditions of medical care in the consultative and diagnostic unit. 

Zakarpattia Oblast 

The applications from employers for compensation of labor costs for the employment of internally displaced people are being considered in Zakarpattia Regional Employment Center. Currently, the applications from 172 employers in Transcarpathia have been approved.

On October 12, the customs post “Astey” (checkpoint “Luzhanka – Beregshuran”) on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border will temporarily be closed In Zakarpattia. The functioning will be suspended due to the scheduled maintenance of power grids.

Last modified: 12 Жовтня, 2022