The one hundred and thirty-third (133) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian nation to the 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.

Ukraine in brief:

The one hundred and thirty-third (133) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian nation to the russian military invasion continues.

In the Volyn and Poliske directions, designated units of the Armed Forces of belarus continue to perform tasks of covering the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in the Brest and Gomel regions. Measures for the engineering equipment of the positions are ongoing, control points are being checked, and radio-electronic reconnaissance is being conducted.

There are no significant changes in the Seversky direction. To clarify the position of our troops, the enemy conducted aerial reconnaissance using UAVs.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is holding a group of troops from the Western Military District. The enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Sosnivka, Dementiivka, Nove, Pytomnyk, Tsyrkuny, Petrivka, and Mospanov settlements. Made an airstrike near Rubizhny.

Our soldiers successfully repelled enemy assaults in the direction of Kozach Lopan – Sosnivka.

In the Sloviansk direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position and create conditions for an offensive in the direction of Izyum – Sloviansk. The areas of Dibrivnoy, Krasnopill, Husarivka, Barvinkovo, Karnaukhivka and Velika Komyshuvaha were shelled from barrel artillery and multiple rocket systems.

The occupiers advanced in the direction of Dovgenke – Mazanivka. They were repulsed by our soldiers and retreated with losses.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy is trying to capture the settlements of Verkhnokamianske and Hryhorivka. Uses electronic warfare complexes. Fired from barrel and rocket artillery the areas of Sloviansk and Verkhnyokamyansk. Airstrikes near Tetyanivka and Sydorovo.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position and establish complete control over the Bakhmut-Lysychansk road. He carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Spirny, Vyimka and Vesely.

Our soldiers stopped the enemy’s offensive in the Myronivka – Luhanske and Holmivskyi – Novoluhanske directions and forced the occupiers to withdraw.

In the Avdiyiv, Kurakhiv, Novopavliv and Zaporizhzhya directions, in order to restrain our troops, the enemy shelled the positions of our units with tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery. Conducted an airstrike near Maryinka.

In the South Buz direction, the enemy is trying to hold the occupied lines. Conducts artillery shelling of our troops in the areas of Oleksandrivka, Ukrainka, Luch, Mykolaivske, Zorya, Polyana and Bila Krynytsia settlements.

Four carriers of high-precision weapons are kept in the sea in readiness for launching missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine.

In russian units operating on the territory of Ukraine, total drunkenness is recorded. In addition, the forced mobilization that continues in the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts significantly demoralizes the personnel of the russian occupation forces.

The units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to maintain their defense in all directions and inflict significant losses on the enemy’s troops.

Northern Oblasts 

Kyivska Oblast

In one day, 360 explosive objects were defused in Kyiv Oblast.

Irish Prime Minister Michal Martin arrived in Kyiv. According to the spokesman, Martin will discuss with the Ukrainian authorities how Ireland and the EU can support Ukraine’s current and future needs. The program of the visit also includes visits to the de-occupied cities of the Kyiv Oblast. Irish Prime Minister Michal Martin visited Borodyanka, Buchi and Irpen.

War memorial routes are planned to be created in the capital region. The corresponding working group on the development of the concept was created by order of the head of the Kyiv Oblast’s Military Administration, Oleksiy Kuleba.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Illegal belarusian special equipment worth 1.2 million hryvnias was confiscated in Zhytomyr Oblast.

A man from Kharkiv who gave his life for Ukraine was buried at the military cemetery in Zhytomyr.

The soldier from Zhytomyr Oblast was posthumously awarded the Order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi.

Volodymyr Rudenko, a resident of Miropol, died heroically in the battle for the Motherland.

In Zhytomyr, they are checking how evacuation in shopping centers takes place during an air raid. Due to the illegal actions of the investigators of the Zhytomyr Oblast National Police Department and the prosecutors of the Zhytomyr Specialized Prosecutor’s Office in the military and defense sphere, Viktor Ilchenko, the former chief of staff of the Radomyshlska Varta, is illegally detained in the pretrial detention center.

Estonia allocated almost 2 million euros for Ukraine for the post-war reconstruction of Zhytomyr Oblast.

Zhytomyr educational institutions will provide free meals for children whose parents are currently fighting. People massively discuss the frequent burials of the heroes of Zhytomyr Oblast. Serhiy Prytula met with volunteers in Zhytomyr and told whether he will announce the next collection.

Communities of Zhytomyr Oblast received about 27 tons of rubber aid.

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” conducted consultations for internally displaced persons and active citizens of Zhytomyr Oblast.

Chernihiv Oblast

On the evening of July 5, the russians shelled the territory of the Snovsk community

They fired 120-millimeter mortars from the direction of the village of Sluchovsk, Pogar district. Fortunately, there are no victims.

Sumy Oblast

Nights pass peacefully in Sumy Oblast, but throughout the day the russians shell the border.

Yesterday, the russians shelled five border communities.

Since eight in the morning, there were 10 mortar hits in the Novoslobodsk community. 2 houses, windows and power lines were damaged. Also, in the morning there were 7 mortar attacks on Bilopolsk community, Shalyginsk community – 3 attacks at noon.

Almost at half past one, small arms and mortar shelling of the Krasnopil community began. Closer to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., there were two more shellings. The composition of fertilizers is damaged.

There were also 15 mortar attacks on the Shalyginsk community and 4 mines landed on the Seredino-Budsk territorial community.

Enemy drones dropped explosives over the Shalygin community.

Sumyshchyna received a mobile hospital thanks to the American foundation.

Eastern Oblasts 

Kharkiv Oblast

At night, the occupiers launched rocket attacks from the territory of the russia on the Novobavarsky, Kyiv, and Osnovyansky districts of Kharkiv.

Around one o’clock, the russians struck in the Osnovyansk Raion, hitting open territory. In Novobavarsky — in the administration building, part of the premises was destroyed.

In the Kyiv Raion, the premises of a higher educational institution were actually destroyed due to a rocket attack.

During the day, the occupiers shelled the Izyum, Kharkiv, Chuguyiv, and Bogoduhiv districts throughout the region. Residential buildings, open areas, and a wheat field were on fire.

3 people were injured in the region during the day.

While the russian “army” destroys educational institutions, residential buildings and fields with crops, the defenders hold their positions. Offensive operations of the russia were unsuccessful.

Donetsk Oblast

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position of his units. Fired from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery near Krasnopill and Bogorodichny. Ukrainian defenders repelled the enemy assault and pushed back the invaders in the area of ​​the Dolyna settlement. The enemy is conducting assault operations near Mazanivka, the fighting continues.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy shelled civilian infrastructure in the districts of Siversk and Hryhorivka. Ukrainian soldiers inflicted significant losses on the enemy during his attempted offensive in the areas of Verkhnokamianske, Bilogorivka and Hryhorivka settlements. The occupiers left.

The invaders are advancing in the Luhansk Oblast, hostilities continue.

In the Avdiyiv, Kurakhiv, Novopavliv and Zaporizhzhya directions along the contact line, shelling from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery continues. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Avdiivka.

Ukrainian soldiers stopped the enemy offensive in the area of ​​Spirny and repelled the attack near Vershyn. They inflicted losses on the occupiers and pushed them back. The enemy tries to regroup.

Toretsk under russian fire. Rockets hit two private sector houses. It is known precisely about one wounded person. Also, according to preliminary information, three people are under the rubble – a rescue operation is underway. Another rocket hit near a social object, but did not explode.

On July 5, the russians killed 5 civilians of Donetsk Oblast: 2 in Avdiivka, 1 in Sloviansk, 1 in Krasnohorivka, and 1 in Kurakhovo. Another 21 people were injured.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

On the Avdiyiv and Kurakhiv directions along the contact line, mortar, barrel and rocket artillery fire continue. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Avdiivka.

During the day, the russians inflicted blows on the civilian population. There are killed and wounded. The enemy shelled the cities of Bakhmut, Kurakhove, Krasnohorivka, and Avdiivka. The occupying forces fired artillery, S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems, Grad, Uragan, and Smerch rocket salvo systems.

The day in the Pokrovsk community was relatively calm. No facts were recorded regarding casualties and damage caused by shelling on the territory of the community. During the day, there were no extraordinary events on the territory of the Pokrovsk community.

Twice destitute: a large family from Marinsk community of Pokrovsk raion lost everything again under shelling.

The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” of Western Donetsk oblast gave advice to those who want to leave Pokrovsk, regarding their placement in communities of the Vinnytsia oblast.


In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions with an artillery of various calibres near Berestovo, Bilogorivka, Travnevo, Shumy, and New York. He carried out an airstrike in the area of ​​the Vuglehirskaya TPP. With the support of artillery, it conducted assaults in the area of ​​the settlement of Novoluhanske, but was unsuccessful, it withdrew.

As a consequence of yesterday’s shelling of Bakhmut, there are 2 dead and 3 injured. The occupiers struck again at the civil infrastructure: they damaged a school, 2 high-rise buildings and 9 private houses. Bakhmut is in the zone of damage by russian artillery, and they will not shy away from using it against the civilian population.

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” provided consultations on receiving humanitarian aid.


The situation is critical and unpredictable. It is getting more and more anxious in the city, and the occupiers are importing more and more of their ammunition.

Today, russian air defence systems neutralized a Ukrainian missile over Skadovsk, as a result of which it fell on a civilian house in the Suslychki district, three people were injured and one person died. The racists put the system in the centre of the city and cover themselves with civilians as terrorists .

The occupiers are providing yet another humanitarian aid while leaving people without work and means of subsistence. They changed the name to Skadovsk upon entering the city and painted it in their racist colours. 150 hectares of crops were destroyed in the Kherson oblast.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed: 2 ammunition depots, 18 occupants, 2 Nona-S self-propelled artillery and mortar installations, 1 23-calibre anti-aircraft installation, 1 Msta-B howitzer, 5 armoured and conventional vehicles.

People are frightened by today’s first serious arrival in the city. When the air alarm siren sounds they hide in the basements, they hold on and wait for liberation, but they are very tired and exhausted. They are afraid to go outside.

There is no possibility to withdraw cash, and prices are high. People who have stayed in the city until now are trying to leave. Almost everything in the city stopped working, except for the bazaar. The “new government” arranges an incomprehensible situation and dictates its own rules.

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” follows the news, and participates in volunteering.

Odesa Oblast

On July 6tth, around 03:20, the soldiers of the anti-aircraft missile unit of the “South” air command destroyed two russian sea-based cruise missiles of the “Kalibr” type, with which the enemy tried to attack the Mykolaiv Oblast. The missiles were fired from a russian submarine in the Black Sea. This was reported by the Public Relations Service of the Southern Air Command.

The city authorities report that the situation is currently under control, but the threat of rocket attacks remains.

With the financial participation of Odesa residents living in the USA, on the initiative and full coordination of the charitable organization “MARINE CITY”, the American company “Project C.U.R.E.” provided 21 pallets of humanitarian cargo for Odesa medical institutions.

Thanks to sponsors and volunteers, the shipment was purchased and organized.

Deputy Mayor Pavlo Vugelman thanked everyone who continues to support Ukrainians in the fight against the invader.

The situation in the community remains tense due to the threat of rocket attacks.

People are united and active, engaged in volunteering.

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

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

russians shelled the village of Shestirnia, and several residential buildings and a power line were damaged.

In the Shirokivska community, a solar power plant was destroyed due to enemy shelling, and a wheat field is on fire in the Apostolivska community. The authorities of the Apostolivska and Shirokivska communities call on citizens not to ignore the air warning and to stay in protected places due to the threat of shelling.

A collaborator was discovered in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast. The traitor passed the information on the locations and movements of the personnel and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to russians.

In Dnipro, they detained a man who was walking around with banned communist symbols, agitating people for “russian peace” and “communism”.

Dnipropetrovsk schools are preparing for offline learning. It is planned to start where safe conditions for children will be created. They are setting up a shelter there, stocking up on water, food and medicine. And teachers are also taught to act correctly during an air raid.

Ruslana Shcherbina, an entrepreneur from Mariupol, created a children’s toy factory “Mari and Paul” in her hometown a few years ago. However, the full-scale invasion of russia into Ukraine forced her to leave both home and business. Now she plans to resume work in Dnipro.

Kirovohrad Oblast

An air alert was announced in the oblast due to the threat of a missile strike, but the situation in the community is calm and under control.

Territorial Defence is on duty at checkpoints and patrols the city together with the patrol police.

On July 6th, a playroom for migrant children was opened in the dormitory of the Medical College of the city of Alexandria. The opening of the children’s room was attended by Deputy Mayor Iryna Chemerys, Head of the Department of Youth and Sports Andriy Yaroshevskyi, Director of the city network of the library system Tetyana Trotsyuk, college administration, parents and children.

The members of the ensemble created a charity performance-requiem “Svitanok” together with the shadow theatre “Vizorium” in order to imprint in the memory through art everything that every Ukrainian is currently experiencing. The performance “Shadow of Spring” will be shown on the stage of the regional philharmonic hall on July 9 at 5 p.m. Part of the funds received will be spent on stationery for immigrant children who will start the academic year at the 25th school.

On July 6, the people of Krypny paid their respects and said goodbye to the hero soldier – 34-year-old Oleksandr Lytvyn. A soldier died in the first days of a full-scale war with russia near the city of Tokmak, Zaporizhzhia oblast. Relatives, friends, comrades of the defender, and caring citizens of Krypnyv came to say goodbye to the Hero at the Alley of Honorable Burials in the Far Eastern Cemetery.

At the invitation of the Oblast Training Center of the Kirovohrad oblast, the coordinator of AUI “Active Community” held a webinar for officials of state authorities and local self-government on the topic of interaction between authorities and citizens.

Last modified: 9 Липня, 2022