The one hundred forty third (143) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.


The one hundred forty third (143) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

russian enemy continues to launch missile attacks on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine. We urge you not to ignore air warning signals.

The situation has not undergone any significant changes in the Volyn, Polissya, and Siversky directions. In order to demonstrate the presence and constrain the actions of units of the Defense Forces, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops near Zarutske, Starykove and Budivelne of the Sumy oblast.

In the Slobozhansk direction, the enemy is regrouping units with the aim of further advancing in the direction of the settlements of Barvinkove and Slovyansk.

The aggressor fired from barrel and jet artillery, tanks and mortars in the areas of the settlements of Kharkiv, Protopopivka, Prudyanka, Dementiivka, Svitlychne, Mykilske, Cherkaski Tyshky, Stary Saltiv, Rubizhne, Korobochkyne, Dolyna, Ivanivka, Barvinkove, Bohorodychne, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Novomykolaivka and Kostyantynivka. Carried out airstrikes near Mospanoveand Bohorodychne.

On the Sloviansk and Bakhmut directions, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on establishing control over the cities of Siversk and Bakhmut. Continues to use all available means of fire damage along the contact line.

Shelling of civilian and military infrastructure was recorded in the areas of Siversk, Verkhnokamianske, Oleksandrivka, Nykyforivka, Donetske, Spirne, Travneve, Pokrovske, Soledar, New York, Kodema and other settlements. The occupiers launched airstrikes near New York, Berestove and Soledar.

With offensive and assault actions, the enemy tried to improve the tactical position in the areas of Ivano-Daryivka, Hryhorivka, Novoluhanske, Semihirya settlements and to establish control over the territory of the Vuhlehirska TPP. There is no success – the Ukrainian soldiers forced the enemy to retreat.

In the Avdiivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, the occupiers shelled the positions of our troops with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Novobakhmutivka, Novomykhailivka, Volodymyrivka, Kamianske, Vugledar, Nevelske, Vremivka, Bilohirya, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Olhivske, Mali Shcherbaki, Tonenke, Prechistivka, Novopil, Novosilka and others. An airstrike was recorded near Avdiivka.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy continues to shell with the use of barrel artillery and rocket salvo fire systems along the contact line. Conducted airstrikes in the Potemkine area. The threat of missile strikes on the region’s critical infrastructure remains.

Northern Oblasts


In Kyiv, the police detained a criminal who pretended to be a volunteer and embezzled charitable donations for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Kyiv Oblast

Over the past 24 hours, 576 explosive devices were defused in the settlements of Bucha, Fastiv and Obukhiv Raions in Kyiv Oblast.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine patroled the border with belarus.

Representatives of the local Territorial Defense unit participated in the strengthening of security and protection of the state border.

The mayor of Zhytomyr denied rumors about the evacuation of the city authorities. The Zhytomyr City Council did not evacuate anywhere, everyone is working. Schools are preparing for offline learning from September 1.

People support each other, continue to live and work. Many locals are engaged in volunteering.

Houses for internally displaced persons are being established in Zhytomyr. Currently, their location is being determined. There are 8,000 IDPs in Zhytomyr.

The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” provided information to citizens about receiving psychological and humanitarian aid.

Chernihiv Oblast

Today, at around 7 am, the russians shelled the Novgorod-Siverskyi community with mortars. 4 explosions were recorded. There were no reports of damage to civil infrastructure.

In Chernihiv Oblast, a group of volunteers gathered at the House of Culture to clear debris after the bombings.

Explosive munitions continue to be defused in Chernihiv Oblast.

Sumy Oblast

The russians continue shelling Sumy Oblast.

Yesterday at 10 p.m., the russians shelled the Nova Sloboda community with barrel artillery.

In the morning, there were 12 mortar attacks on Znob-Novgorodske community.

Almost from 8:00 a.m., there were artillery barrages on the Bilopillia community. At least 12 hits were recorded. Private houses and commercial buildings of peaceful residents were damaged. There were wounded cattle and killed pets.

4 rockets were fired at the Esman community. There was significant destruction of schools and agricultural enterprises.


Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Tonight, the russian occupiers launched rocket attacks on Chuhuiv. 3 people died. Doctors hospitalized 3 more people in medical institutions.

A residential apartment building was destroyed, a school and a building materials store were damaged. All specialist services are working at the sites of the hits, rescuers continue to clear debris.

During the day, the occupiers also shelled the Kharkiv Raion ( in particular the Dergachiv community) and the Izium Raion. There were no casualties.

In Kharkiv, the City Defense Headquarters did not record any strikes during the night.

Donetsk Oblast

In the Slaviansk direction, the enemy launched an airstrike near Bogorodychne.

Artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of Dibrovne, Chepil, Kostiantynivka, Novomykolaivka, Mazanivka, Bogorodychne, Mykilske and Husarivka settlements.

In the Donetsk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of Zakitne, Siversk, Hryhorivka, Tetianivka, Donetske and Raihorodok.

Enemy assault attempts in the directions Dolomytne – Novoluhanske and Dolomytne – Semihirya were choked under the effective fire of Ukrainian soldiers. The same fate befell the occupiers in the direction of Rota – Vershyna. The enemy has withdrawn. After regrouping, occupiers resumed the attack on the Vuhlehirsk TPP, hostilities continue.

In Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy launched airstrikes near Avdiivka in order to dislodge Ukrainian units from the line of defense. The russians fired artillery in the areas of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Novomykhailivka, Pavlivka, Zolota Niva, Vremivka, Novopil, Zaliznychne, Novoyakovlivka and Malynivka.

Ukrainian defenders successfully repulsed the offensive of the occupiers in the direction of Spirne – Ivano-Dariivka.

Kostyantynivka is again under attack from russian terrorist forces. This morning, the russians destroyed houses in the private sector and hit industrial facilities with rockets. The occupiers are turning Ukrainian cities and towns into ruins, destroying people and industry.

On July 15, the russians killed 7 civilians in Donetsk Oblast: 2 in Krasnohorivka, 1 in Sloviansk, 1 in Avdiivka, 1 in Zakitne, 1 in Hirnyk, and 1 in Ostrivske. Another 14 people were injured.

In addition, a person who was wounded earlier in Luhansk Oblast died in Kostiantynivka.

Since the beginning of the russian invasion of Ukraine, as a result of shelling and bombing in Donetsk Oblast, 620 civilians have died, and another 1,586 have been injured.


Last night, the central square of the city was hit by russian rocket. There were no casualties. 7 residential buildings and 2 infrastructure objects were damaged.

The enemy also attacked the village of Malotaranivka. The field was hit, and the road infrastructure was also damaged. There were no victims or destruction of homes.

Today, July 16, residents of Kramatorsk left by evacuation bus to Pokrovsk city. From there, they will go further, by evacuation train Pokrovsk-Dnipro-Lviv.

In general, the situation remains alarming.

The coordinator of the VI “Active Community” reports that a shipment has been received from the Ukrainian educational platform, which will be distributed among the city’s residents already next week.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the Kurakhove direction, the enemy launched artillery fire in the area of Novomykhailivka, Avdiivka, Hirnyk and Krasnohorivka.

In Avdiivka, a residential building is on fire after shelling by russian inhumans. The invaders are unable to push through the defenses of the Ukrainian military in the Avdiivka area near occupied Donetsk, so they take revenge on peaceful residents. People are hiding in the basements of high-rise buildings.

The enemy fired at Hirnyk: there wee dead, wounded and serious damage. The night from July 15 to 16 passed restlessly. The enemy repeatedly strikes the nearby settlements. In the evening and at night, the city of Hirnyk and nearby settlements were again subjected to artillery and air strikes. There was serious damage. The power supply line was damaged. Restoration work is underway.

Over the past day, two people were killed and two were injured in the territory of the Kurakhove community.

On July 15, russians killed 4 residents of Pokrovsk District: 2 in Krasnohorivka, 1 in Avdiivka, 1 in Hirnyk.

The past day in the Pokrovsk community was relatively calm. There were no facts about victims and destruction caused by shelling in the community.

The resident of Pokrovsk was informed about the suspicion. He marked the location of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the map. According to the investigation, in June 2022, a 32-year-old resident of Pokrovsk repeatedly posted Google map screenshots of the raion of the Donetsk Oblast in the messenger, with self-made labels regarding the locations of servicemen and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy carried out airstrikes near Berestovo and New York. He carried out artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Berestov, Soledar, Zvanivka, and Semihirya.

Bakhmut is again under russian fire. According to preliminary information, there are at least 6 wounded. This time, the russians aimed “Hurricanes” at the market and the private sector. Shops, premises in the market, and a five-story building were damaged. Police officers are working on the spot, documenting the consequences of the crime. Bakhmut remains one of the hottest spots in the oblast.


People in Mariupol are left to their own fate. The city lacks important medicines, in particular insulin. Blood transfusion is not available.

Attempts to connect electricity at any cost cause fires. Yesterday, because of these experiments, a fire broke out in the building of kindergarten No. 42. The day before, there was a fire in the building of school #69.

Luhansk Oblast

The Ukrainian military stopped the enemy’s attempt to seize the highway between Lysychansk and Bakhmut.

The occupying forces continue to carry out artillery strikes with subsequent assault attempts, launching rockets and airstrikes. On July 15th, the enemy launched four rocket attacks, three artillery attacks and five more sustained mortar attacks on populated areas and their surroundings.

In particular, airstrikes were carried out on Verkhnokamyansk and Bilogorivka. A missile-aircraft strike was recorded near the latter.

The occupiers tried to improve the tactical position in the Verkhnokamyansky oblast by offensive and assault actions.

Southern oblasts

Odesa Oblast

A missile attack was carried out on Odesa using Tu-95 strategic aircraft from the direction of Stavropol. As a result of the impact of the missile, previously Kh-101, a fire broke out in the warehouse of the production and trading company on an area of ​​1,000 square meters. Rescuers are working on the spot. Currently, there is no information about the victims. Operational Command “South” informs.

People are united and active, volunteer, and take part in charity events. But the situation is quite tense due to the threat of rocket attacks.

The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” provided information to citizens about receiving psychological, social and humanitarian assistance.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Yesterday evening, the occupiers fired 6 rockets at the Dnieper from the Caspian Sea. 4 missiles were shot down by anti-aircraft defence systems. and 2 rockets hit the workshops of the Southern Machine-Building Plant. 3 people died, and 16 were injured. During the night, detonation sounds were heard in the city after the rockets hit. Windows and doors were broken in many residential buildings and in a hospital. Some of the residents have been resettled to other places today. 2 cars burned, and nearly 10 more cars were damaged. The main water supply was cut off, as a result of which the residents of the right bank were left without water supply for half a day. Shops, a hairdresser, a dental clinic, a bank branch, and a trading kiosk were also damaged by the enemy strike.

In the morning, from the territory of the occupied city of Energodar (Zaporizhka NPP), 53 rockets from reactive systems of “Grad” fired volleys fire at the city of Nikopol and its surroundings. 12 five-story buildings, a school and the building of a vocational school were damaged. 2 people died, and 1 woman was injured.

In Kryvorizka District, Zelenodolsk, Apostolivsk and Shirokivsk communities came under fire. There is damaged housing in Shesterna. There was a fire on a private bypass.

The armed forces of Ukraine shot down an enemy drone over Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

Svyatoslav Vakarchuk sang for the soldiers of the 93rd brigade “Cold Yar” from the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. The artist plans to visit all combat units that are currently fighting the occupiers. In total, he has already held about 120 performances in the East and South of Ukraine. 

Kirovohrad Oblast

An air alert was announced in the oblast – there was a threat of a missile strike. In general, the situation in the communities is calm and under control.

The head of the Kirovohrad Oblast Military Administration, Andrii Raykovych, congratulated the citizens on the Day of Promulgation of the Declaration on State Sovereignty of Ukraine. He said that the night was disturbing again, but the situation is calm in local communities.

Oleksandriya Mayor Serhii Kuzmenko met with Ivan Mukomel, regional director of the Democratic Governance project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In the course of a friendly conversation, the head of the community thanked for the help, because this organization is one of those that provided the most support for forced migrants in Oleksandriya. The competition of business projects to receive financial support through the Regional Entrepreneurship Support Fund in the oblast will be held in Kropyvnytskyi. Entrepreneurs of small and medium-sized businesses who are officially registered and carry out entrepreneurial activities can participate, in particular, from among the participants of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) and those who have moved from the territories where hostilities are being waged or there is a threat of hostilities and temporarily occupied territories.

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” took part in weaving camouflage nets, as well as sorting things and food products.

Poltava Oblast

Kremenchuk. An enemy missile was shot down yesterday. Debris found. There are no injuries or damage. 

While defending Ukraine, 44-year-old Anatoliy Kiryan from the Novoselyvsk community died in Donetsk oblast

The local authorities promised the wife of the Hero of Ukraine Vitaly Hrytsaenko to name one of the best streets of Poltava after her husband who died in Mariupol.

The team of AUI “Active Community” held, the last of the planned this week, an art therapy event for the families of internally displaced persons living in Poltava. Parents and children are looking forward to the next events, for which they signed up at the beginning of the month.

Vinnytsia Oblast

Khmilnyk and Khmilnytskyi district

The past day was relatively calm in the Khmilnytskyi community.

14 Linya – on the day when Vinnytsia was hit by a missile, the founder of the concert agency “SIVAK Concert agency”, Vlad Sivak from Kozyat, announced the collection of funds for an attack drone in order to take revenge on the enemy for the tragedy. More than 400,000 hryvnias were collected in one day.

More than 6,000 people in the Kozyatyn community of the Khmilnytskyi district received assistance from international funds within the framework of agreements concluded with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.

The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” of Khmilnyk and Khmilnytskyi district joined the Day of Mourning for those who died as a result of a rocket attack in the center of Vinnytsia.

Western regions

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

The situation in the region is stable. As in the entire territory of Ukraine, in the Carpathian region, air warning signals became more frequent during the last week.

In Ivano-Frankivsk, since July 18, Ukrainian language courses are being resumed for everyone who wants to overcome the language barrier and fill in vocabulary gaps.

Some sister cities of Ivano-Frankivsk also accept children for rehabilitation. Soon there will be a visit to the city of Rybnik (for the second time) and to the city of Koszalin.

The weekly delivery of parcels (products for long-term storage and quick preparation) for the military to the front line continues. The collection for the Donetsk and Kharkiv directions ended yesterday. The public organization “Union of Volunteers of Prykarpattia” takes care of this issue.

This week, the coordinators of the AUI “Active Community” began cooperating with the Information and Humanitarian Hub “I – Mariupol”, which opened in Ivano-Frankivsk. On the basis of this hub, art therapy was conducted for adults, among whom were people who had to evacuate from Mariupol.

Rivne Oblast

The general situation is relatively calm, as of 16:00 there were two air alarms.

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine patrol the border with Belarus. Representatives of the security forces patrol and are on duty at checkpoints.

A rehabilitation center for defenders of the national level is being created in the Rivne region. The progress of project implementation was discussed with WHO representatives. Professionals who will be trained by foreign instructors will work here, and there will be modern equipment and tools.

The photo exhibition “Student and teacher at war” is open in Rivne. Daily life at the front in photos” by two equals — Oleksandr Kursyk and Rostyslav Shykula.

Volunteers from the public initiative Rivne Red Black make power banks from used electronic cigarettes. Ready-made products are sent to the front line for Ukrainian soldiers. They will be enough to charge ten mobile phones.

In the Rivne Drama Theater together with the artists of the Odesa Drama Theater named after V. Vasylka is working on a new play “Granary”. Directors Maksym Golenko from Odesa and Volodymyr Petriv from Rivne are preparing for a joint theater project, which will unite the creative efforts of two Ukrainian theaters – Odesa and Rivne – during the war.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Currently, there are no active military operations in the territory of Chernivtsi region.

Bukovyna saw the hero who laid down his life for the will of Ukraine in the battle against the Russian occupiers on his last journey. They said goodbye to Captain Georgy Putintsev on the Alley of Glory at the Central Cemetery in Chernivtsi.

Iryna Isopenko, deputy head of the Chernivtsi regional military administration, reported that there are now about 80,000 internally displaced persons in Bukovina. More than 3,000 of them live in institutions of regional subordination. Due to the fact that preparations are underway for the new academic year, there is a common task – to relocate the displaced persons and provide them with proper living conditions.

In the Chernivtsi City Palace of Children and Youth, a holiday for children was held at the initiative of the “SpivDiya” charitable foundation.

A blind musician in Chernivtsi has been collecting funds to help the Armed Forces of Ukraine for more than three months. He plays patriotic music on the bayani.

Zakarpattia Oblast

Zakarpattia regional museum named after Legotsky in Uzhhorod (castle-fortress) will open the dungeon for visitors.

In Uzhhorod, the “VONA” career hub has opened on Poshtovoy Square, 4/B. The project is implemented by the United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine (UNFPA) together with the public organization Nehemiah and aims to develop the professional potential and financial capacity of women who have suffered from domestic or gender-based violence or are at risk.

In Zakarpattia, a boy from Avdiivka creates short films with woolen dolls made by himself. 

Last modified: 19 Липня, 2022