The one hundred and thirty-fourth (134) 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.

Northern Oblasts 


In Kyiv, schools and kindergartens will be checked for readiness for learning. The most famous is the presence of a bomb shelter, the purpose of which is to equip facilities with an emergency exit and stock up on food and water.

Kyivska Oblast

A monument commemorating the 300th anniversary of the reunification of Ukraine and russia was demolished in Pereyaslav. It was dismantled by the decision of the community and local self-government. 

US senators visited Bucha today. Washington is doing everything to provide assistance to Kyiv Oblast.

Zhytomyr Oblast

The Zhytomyr squad received 14 dogs of service breed from private breeders of the Kennel Club of Ukraine.

In Ukraine, a platform of evidence-based information about health during the war – “Take care of yourself” was created.

People massively discuss the frequent burials of the heroes of Zhytomyr Oblast.

Pupils of the destroyed 25 Zhytomyr Lyceum were invited to Germany.

The Zhytomyr museum collects war exhibits – fragments of rockets, parts of explosive devices and military items.

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” established cooperation with the mayor’s office regarding art therapy with internally displaced persons.

Chernihivska Oblast

Today, near the village of Shestovytsa, ammunition was detonated by detonation.

In Chernihiv, they have so far refused to repair the city council, the mayor said that he does not want to rush yet.

At the meeting of the executive committee, the procedure for issuing certificates on the unfitness of housing for living was approved.

During the curfew, a man from Chernihiv was detained with 11 bags of a drug-like substance.

Sumy Oblast

The night and morning of Sumy Oblast passed without shelling and bombing.

Due to russian aggression, 10 bridges and overpasses were damaged in the region. In Lebedynska community, work is underway to restore the bridge on the state road.

Eastern Oblasts 

Donetsk Oblast

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy is trying to conduct an assault. The areas of Dolyna, Kurulka, Mazanivka, Bogorodichne, Adamivka, and Chepil settlements were shelled with barrel artillery and multiple rocket systems.

The enemy is trying to overcome the resistance of the Ukrainian troops and establish full control over the Luhansk region. Moves units.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of Kryvya Luka, Kuzmynivka, and Hryhorivka with barrel and jet artillery. In an attempt to disrupt the operation of the control and communication system of the Defense Forces, the enemy is actively using radio-electronic warfare complexes.

In the Avdiyiv, Kurakhiv, Novopavliv, and Zaporizhzhya Raions, the enemy is conducting a systematic fire attack on the positions of the units of the Defense Forces in order to constrain their actions.

Ukrainian rocket-artillery and aviation units continue to strike the enemy’s strongholds, concentration points and warehouses in the specified directions.

Since the beginning of the russian invasion of Ukraine, as a result of shelling and bombing in Donetsk Oblast, 577 civilians have been killed, and another 1,496 have been injured.

On July 6, the russians killed 7 civilians of Donetsk Oblast: 3 in Toretsk, 2 in Avdiivka, 1 in Kodem and 1 in Siversk. 2 more people were injured.


Russian occupying forces launched a rocket-bomb attack on the central part of Kramatorsk. As a result of the strike, 1 person died and 6 were injured, but these numbers may change. 6 buildings were damaged, including a hotel and a residential high-rise. Residents are asked to stay in shelters. Debris analysis and clarification of the circumstances are ongoing, rescuers are working.

A military-civilian administration was established in Kramatorsk. It was headed by Oleksandr Goncharenko, before that he was the mayor of Kramatorsk.

In addition, the russians again shelled two micro-districts of the neighboring Slovyansk – Lisniy and Slovkurort – from the rocket salvo fire system (RSSV). According to the head of the city military administration of Sloviansk, Vadym Lyakh, there are wounded. 

The situation is very alarming. After the shelling of the central part of the city, residents cannot feel safe anywhere.

Unfortunately, due to the threat of continued shelling, the work of the center for issuing humanitarian aid was suspended.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion 

The cities of Avdiyivka, Krasnohorivka, the village were under enemy fire. Zhelanne, the villages of Kalinove, Karlivka, Maksimilyanivka, Netaylove.

The past 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 past 24 hours, no extraordinary events occurred on the territory of the Pokrovsk community, there were no applications for processing explosive objects and no fires.

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 A water well is being built on the territory of the Selidov hospital (Selidov territorial community, Pokrovsky district).


In the Bakhmut direction, the occupiers shelled the areas of Ivano-Daryivka, Semihirya, and Vugleghirskaya TPP with barrel artillery. An air strike was carried out near Spirny.

Southern regions


On the night of July 7, Russian armed forces shelled the urban-type village of Stepnohirsk, Zaporizhzhia region. According to preliminary information, one person died, another was seriously injured.

During the past 24 hours, 35 complaints were received regarding the destruction of civil infrastructure as a result of shelling by Russian troops. Shelling was carried out in the cities of Orihiv and Gulyaipole and in the villages of Preobrazhenka, Plavni and Tavriyske.

In Tavriysky, a 50-year-old villager was blown up on a cassette by a Uragan missile. He was hospitalized.

The Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine does not rule out the possibility of an attack by Russian troops on Zaporozhye, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Hanna Malyar said. According to her, a detour in the direction of Velyka Novosilka — Pokrovske is also possible in order to encircle Ukrainian units.


The Russian military attacked Odesa region with two missiles – they destroyed two agricultural hangars, one of which contained about 35 tons of grain. Zmiiny was also fired upon, as a result of which the pier was damaged.

Central region


An air alert was announced in the region due to the threat of a missile strike, but the situation in the community is calm and under control.Terretorial defense is on duty at checkpoints and patrolling the city. Local authorities have focused their efforts on ensuring work in the agricultural sector, prompt harvesting of early grain crops, as well as daily work in preparation for the upcoming heating season.

On July 8, the public space “Myr 2.0” will host the presentation of the anthology “Poetry without shelter” with the participation of poets and musicians.

The coordinator of the VI “Active Community” participated in the weaving of camouflage nets.


First Deputy Mayor Valery Parkhomenko and member of the Congress of the Council of Europe, Vice-President of the Chamber of Local Authorities of the Congress of the Council of Europe Oksana Derkach took part in the Round Table “Together with Ukraine”. The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe together with the Association of Cities of Ukraine (AMU) and the municipality of Sindelfingen (Germany) organized a round table on the functioning of local self-government bodies during the war. The meeting discussed the search for ways to restore democracy and stability at the local level.

An author’s exhibition of Oleksandr Syvash, a participant of the “Hadiac Safari”, opened in Poltava. Oleksandr Sivash received 2 bullet and 10 shrapnel wounds during reconnaissance. The process of rehabilitation after severe injuries is still ongoing. While in hospitals, Olexander began to create paintings. The exhibition “Faith, Hope, Love: Art for the sake of life” presents 17 original works of the defender. You can see them in the Poltava Regional Library named after Kotlyarevsky (cabinet 313). The exhibition will last until August 4.

In Poltava, they received a humanitarian cargo from the International Charity Fund “AISM Ukraine”. This time, it is food and hygiene products that were taken to educational institutions where the displaced people live. Delicious meals are already being prepared at the food blocks from the ingredients obtained.

Poltava region is going to the “Warriors Games” in the USA. Volodymyr Musyak, a resident of Poltava region, Ukrainian defender, veteran of the anti-terrorist operation, will join the national team. He has already returned from the front line to begin recovery and training.

July 8 in the city of Poltava at the address of st. Sobornosti, 67 (near the Poltava Regional Center for Aesthetic Education of Pupils) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. a mobile clinic will be open. The reception will be conducted by British doctors within the framework of the UK-MED project. All willing migrants and local residents can apply for a free consultation and, if indicated, receive medication. An interpreter will work together with the doctors for unhindered communication.

The team of “Active Community” carries out preparatory work for an art therapy event for the families of internally displaced persons: they purchase the necessary materials, negotiate the premises for the event, negotiate with local art therapists, invite participants to the event.

Vinnytsia Oblast


In general, the situation in the community is stable

The mayor reminded citizens of the need to observe the rules of conduct during an air alert.

Mobilization processes have recently intensified in the community. Police and military commissariat officers patrol at the gas station and near cafes.

The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” joined the fundraising for the purchase of cars for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Khmilnyk and Khmilnyk Raion

An air alarm was sounded night and day.

The past day in the Khmilnyk community was relatively calm.

The Kozyatyn city hospital (Khmilnyk Raion) has changed five managers: the authorities of the Vinnytsia Oblast call on local officials to improve the work of the medical institution.

Gas workers are modernizing Khmilnyk networks for gas distribution.

Координатори ВІ “Активна Громада” Хмільника та Хмільницького району готувалися до майбутнього заходу.

Western Oblasts

Lviv Oblast

During the day, not once did the air alarm signal sound.

Another 162 internally displaced persons arrived in Lviv on two evacuation trains. 880 people traveled to Przemyśl from Lviv Oblast by four trains. 18,429 people crossed exit checkpoints in the Lviv Oblast. The oblast police received 1,636 calls regarding suspicious people and objects.

The head of the Lviv Oblast Military Administration, Maksym Kozytskyi, reported that the assault units of the Lviv 80th separate amphibious assault brigade of the amphibious assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the front destroyed a tank and stopped the enemy’s offensive actions.

The official noted that 16 more SUVs were handed over to Ukrainian soldiers as part of the “1000 Freedom Cars” initiative. Also, 6 fire modules for forest farms were handed over to extinguish fires in the southern and eastern regions of Ukraine. The cars equipped with food kits and important equipment for firefighters was obtained from Polish foresters. These 16 four-wheel drive vehicles will be given to the military who need them the most, in particular, two brigades of the Territorial Defense from the Lviv Oblast.

Employees of the Sokal subsidiary forestry enterprise “Galsillis” within the framework of the “1000 cars of freedom” project purchased, repaired and sent a Mercedes car for the soldiers of the 103rd separate brigade of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Along with the car, thermal imagers, sleeping bags, camouflage nets, drinking water, food products, clothes and personal parcels for the soldiers of the 63rd battalion were sent.

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” held an art therapy class for internally displaced persons in the city of Drohobych.

Rivne Oblast

As of 5:30 p.m., there was one air alert. The general situation was calm.

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine patrol the border with belarus. Representatives of the local Territorial Defense unat patrol and are on duty at checkpoints.

Staff training of management bodies and civil defense forces was held in Sarny region to improve response to missile strikes.

The decision of the Oblast defense council in the Rivne Oblast prohibited: the sale and launch of fireworks, salutes and other pyrotechnic devices; the movement of vehicles with a direct-flow exhaust gas release system and other exhaust systems without a noise absorber (the movement of cars and motorcycles without mufflers). These prohibitions will be in effect until the end of martial law.

Modular houses for internally displaced citizens are planned to be installed in Rivne. As the mayor Oleksandr Tretyak reported, a project for their production is currently being developed. Similar modular houses began to be assembled in the Ladomyria ethnopark. There, such housing is ready to be manufactured to order.

Ksenia Zan, a resident of Rivne, organized a charity online fair to help Ukrainian defenders. Here, in particular, people can buy jewelry, toys, clothes (may not be new, but must be in good condition). In this way, she is raising funds for the repair of the military heavy-duty truck “Ural”, which came under enemy fire.

Yesterday, July 6, the coordinator of AUI “Active Community” in Rivne took part in a charity event, which was organized by partners – youth space NOTA and Ostvytsia. She told the participants about the activities of AUI “Active Community”. During the event, UAH 1,200 was collected for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast


The city is functioning normally. The situation is stable.

Despite the difficulties, the Kamianets-Podilskyi community continues to feed people who moved to the city from dangerous regions. Thanks to cooperation with the Red Cross Society, hot lunches and dinners are provided to almost three thousand people every day.

From July 12, the School of Summer Leisure will start working in the city. Classes of theater, vocal, fine arts, applied arts, children’s technical creativity, master classes, etc. will be held here.

At 4:00 p.m., the opening of a photo exhibition dedicated to the Heroes of “Azovstal” took place on Polish Market Square.

Slavko Polyatynchuk, regional coordinator of the AUI “Active Community”, took part in the commission of the culture department, which is engaged in planning socio-cultural events for children of internally displaced persons. So he volunteered to conduct an informative tour on the history of Kamianets-Podilskyi for children visiting the city on August 4.

Zakarpattya Oblast

A youth integration center for IDPs will be opened in Uzhhorod. The opening of the center takes place within the framework of the project “Youth Integration Centers West”, which is implemented by the public organization “Youth Space” with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 

Since the beginning of full-scale war, more than 300 tons of animal feed have been sent by the “Barbos” shelter from Uzhgorod to hot spots. Aid is provided by Hungarian and Czech benefactors – they collect the required amount and take it to Uzhhorod. Here, at “Barbos”, fodder is sorted and sent to regions where hostilities are taking place. In addition to fodder, medicines, carriers and enclosures are handed over. Currently, 2 trucks from Czech benefactors are heading east.

From July 10, the second “Spilno Camp” will open in the city of Irshava. This is a summer space for children and youth aged 7-17, which aims to unite local and internally displaced children in various activities. The project is implemented by the public organization “Cultural Platform of Zakarpattya” with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine in cooperation with the Zakarpattya Oblast Military Administration and local authorities.

Last modified: 8 Липня, 2022