One hundred and twenty days of heroic opposition of the Ukrainian nation to the Russian military invasion last.
About us: The Active Community Initiative, launched by activists of the Respublika Institute after the Euromaidan (2014), focused on activating and involving Ukrainians in the decision-making process. The goal for 2025 is to activate and involve at least 1% of citizens in decision-making 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:
One hundred and twenty days of heroic opposition of the Ukrainian nation to the Russian military invasion last.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were found.
In the northern direction, the enemy continues to provide enhanced protection of the Ukrainian-Russian border. It fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Stari Vyrky, Atynske and Starykove.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out artillery shelling of civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Kharkiv, Ruska Lozova, Pechenyhy, Khrestyshche, Mospanove, Stary Saltiv, Ruski Tyshky, and Pryshib.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy fires on civilian infrastructure from artillery and rocket-propelled grenade launchers in the areas of Bohorodychny, Adamivka, Dibrivny, Kurulka, Petrovsky, Virnopillya and Mazanivka. Our soldiers repulsed an enemy assault near Dolyna and Bohorodychny and forced the occupiers to withdraw.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy continues to fire on units of the Defense Forces with artillery and jet artillery, mortars and tanks along the line of contact. It focused its main efforts on the Severodonetsk and Bakhmut areas in order to establish control over the settlements of Severodonetsk and Mykolayivka. It is fixed on previously captured positions in the districts of Loskutivka and Rai-Oleksandrivka. It is trying to make up for losses.
The enemy did not take active action in the Kramatorsk direction.
In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars, artillery and jet artillery in the areas of the settlements of Sirotyne, Lysychansk, Severodonetsk, Voronovo and Myrna Dolyna. Units of the 2nd Army Corps, with the support of Rosguard units, carried out assault operations in order to establish full control over Severodonetsk. The fighting continues.
Our soldiers stopped the offensive in the direction of the southern outskirts of Lysychansk, inflicted losses on the enemy and forced them to retreat. To resume the offensive, the occupiers put forward reserves. The Ukrainian defenders also stopped the enemy’s offensive near Borivsky.
The enemy conducted reconnaissance by fighting in the area of the settlement of Bila Gora. The offensive continued near the settlement of Rai-Oleksandrivka, fighting continues.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy fired artillery of various calibers at our positions in the areas of the settlements of Mykolayivka, Berestove, Klinove, Toretsk, Novolugansk, Pokrovsk, Luhansk, and Kodem. The army aircraft of the invaders struck near Klinovy.
The occupiers are trying to establish control over the village of Gorske. The forces of assault groups from the 1st Army Corps captured Mykolayivka. The failure of the enemy ended the reconnaissance battle near the village of Vershina.
The enemy tried unsuccessfully to block the actions of our units in the Klinovy area.
In the Novopavlovsk direction, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops from tanks and artillery near Pavlivka, Vuhledar, and Prechistivka. He struck air strikes in the areas of Pavlivka, Vuhledar and Shevchenko. Near the latter, our soldiers gave the occupiers a fierce battle and forced them to retreat.
To identify weaknesses in our defense, the occupiers used sabotage and reconnaissance groups in the areas of the settlements of Vremivka, Novosilky and Neskuchne. Ukrainian soldiers successfully discovered them – the enemy withdrew with heavy losses.
In the Avdiivka, Kurakhiv and Zaporizhia directions, the enemy did not wage active hostilities. In order to prevent the transfer of reserves to other areas, he fired at the positions of our troops from tanks, mortars, artillery and jet artillery in the areas of Avdiivka, Pisky, Opytny, Marinka, Hrushovo and Novopol.
Our soldiers brutally suppressed the enemy’s attempt to attack Marinka.
Air alarms have been sounding since the evening.
Deputy Head of the Kyiv Regional Administration Vitaliy Vlasyuk met with members of the Supervisory Board of the Yalta European Strategy (YES). The delegation included Alexander Kwasniewski, Chairman of the YES Supervisory Board, Wolfgang Ischinger, Ambassador, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden, Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia in 2016-2021, and other participants. The purpose of the meeting is to support Ukraine and establish partnerships for cooperation in the reconstruction of Kyiv Oblast.
The session of the Kyiv Oblast Council adopted two programs that will help people who have lost their homes as a result of the war to get housing faster. The head of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration, Oleksiy Kuleba, said that thanks to these programs, the oblast will be able to start construction of 560 houses and purchase 2,000 apartments in the near future. https://t.me/OleksiyKuleba/1811
During the day, 807 explosive devices were neutralized in the oblast.
In the Donetsk Oblast, Zhytomyr tankers from the 30th separate mechanized brigade named after Prince Constantine of Ostroh attacked the enemy infantry, which tried to get close to the positions of the troops. Fighters of the brigade showed how they inflict fire damage on a group of russian forces, and how a Ukrainian tank works from the inside.
Forests damaged by the occupiers are being inspected in Zhytomyr Oblast.
The Hero-defender from Berdychiv Oleksandr Reznik was posthumously awarded a state award.
People are massively discussing the frequent burials of defenders.
In Zhytomyr, the deputy commander of the DNR terrorist reconnaissance company was sentenced to 12 years.
Oak logs, boards and special equipment seized from “black loggers” from Korosten district will be handed over to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” formed the program of the June 28 event of art therapy for children.
In the Siversk direction, enemy units continue to be located in the border areas of Bryansk and Kursk regions. The enemy is improving its defensive position in the area of the settlement of Tiotkino, Kursk region.
The russians continue to fire on the borders of Chernihiv Oblast. In the afternoon of June 22, eight explosions were recorded by border guards near the village of Hremiach from the village of Sluchevsk in the Bryansk region.
In Chernihiv, reconstruction after hostilities is underway. The local council plans to allocate 100 million hryvnias for the restoration of houses damaged by the russians. Utilities are repairing roofs and replacing windows now. They plan to complete the work by autumn.
Investigators are revealing the facts of russian crimes against civilians in the region. A Russian serviceman is suspected of abusing a large family from Lukashivka. On March 12, in the yard of the house, the suspect hit the owner on the head with the butt of a machine gun and hit him on the back several times with the pistol grip. He also threatened to cut off the man’s fingers. Then he stole 15 thousand hryvnias. Then the suspect and other russian servicemen returned to the family several times. They searched the house and confiscated 350 euros, a mobile phone and other things.
A patrol police car exploded on a mine last night. Two police officers were injured. When explosives technicians and investigators arrived at the scene, a second explosion occurred. As a result, five more people were injured and one died on the spot.
The head of the Sumy Oblast Military Administration, Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, said that during the last shelling of the Yunakivka community, the russians used phosphorus shells, which are prohibited during the war.
The local court remanded in custody the head of the Seredyno-Buda community, Oleksandr Hen. He is suspected of high treason and illegal smuggling of people across the state border.
The night passed relatively calmly.
Yesterday, russian shelling killed 12 people in the villages of Pryshyb, Zolochev and Chuhuiv. 10 civilians of Kharkiv Oblast were injured.
Last night, the occupiers continued to terrorize and fire on civilian infrastructure in Kharkiv and Kharkiv Oblast. As a result of the shelling of Kharkiv, a fire broke out in warehouses. The occupiers also fired again at Dergachi, where they partially damaged the office building.
At night and in the morning, Pechenigy in the Chuhuiv Raion came under russian fire. A private enterprise and civilian houses were damaged. It is currently known about 7 wounded civilians, two of them are children.
Active fighting continues on the line of contact. In the Kharkiv direction, the russian occupiers are trying to prevent the Armed Forces from entering the rear of the russian group operating in the Sloviansk direction. The enemy conducted air reconnaissance in the areas of Bayrak and Rubizhne.
In the Izium area, the enemy is trying to create conditions for the resumption of the offensive in the Izium-Barvinkove and Izium-Sloviansk directions.
On June 22, the russians killed four civilians in Donetsk: 2 in Prechistivka, 1 in Krasnohorivka, and 1 in Zalizny. 5 more people were injured.
Since the beginning of the russian invasion of Ukraine, 520 civilians have been killed and 1,357 wounded in shelling and bombing in the Donetsk Oblast.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
In the Avdiivka and Kurakhiv directions, the enemy continues systematic fire attacks.
Avdiyivka, Kurakhove, and Ocheretyne are under enemy fire.
The enemy launched air strikes near Avdiivka and Shevchenko.
The town of Kurakhivka, Pokrovsky district, came under fire. There is a wounded man.
The situation on the territory of the Pokrovsky community is tense, but under control. No emergencies have been reported in the past 24 hours. Critical infrastructure companies operate on a full-time basis.
An explosion took place in Pokrovsk today. The cause of the explosion was the work of air defense. The enemy missile was shot down.
Pokrovsky district received a consignment of humanitarian aid from partners from Great Britain. These are long-term storage products that will be distributed between Hrodivska, Novogrodivska, Kurakhivska and Myrnohradska communities. According to the head of the Pokrovsky district military administration Andrey Bondarenko, first of all this help will be received by socially unprotected layers of the population and migrants.
In case of disappearance of mobile communication, radio stations will be installed in the most crowded places of Pokrovsk to immediately respond to emergencies and notify citizens.
At the expense of the city budget, 20 means of radio communication were purchased, which will ensure reliable communication between the city authorities, public utilities and local residents.
The situation in the Pokrovsky district remains tense.
In the Bakhmut direction, the occupiers are conducting offensive operations in the directions of the settlements of Zolote and Vovchoyarivka. They are trying to seize the dominant heights in the area of Berestovo in order to establish control over the Bakhmut-Lysychansk highway. To strengthen the group in this direction, in the area of the settlement of Novotoshkivske, the enemy transferred to one battalion tactical group from the Central Military District.
The Department of Social Protection of the Population of Bakhmut City Council does not stop its work and provides social support to all residents of the community under martial law. Also, in the city in the premises of the “Transparent Social Office” are specialists of the Department of Citizen Services of the Main Department of the Pension Fund of Ukraine in the Donetsk region details at the link.
The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” was engaged in weaving camouflage nets for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The situation in Mariupol is extremely difficult. Control groups of occupiers move through the city. The checkpoints have been closed because russian personnel are being transferred to other areas.
Demolition of houses continues. At the entrance doors, the occupying “authorities” stir handwritten messages about the planned demolition. In the best case, residents are given a few days to take out their personal belongings. Alternative housing is not offered.
The occupiers sent doctors from Abkhazia, Chuvashia and other depressed regions of russia to the Mariupol hospital.
In Mariupol, the water situation is difficult and the occupying “authorities” are not trying to take action. Citizens collect rainwater for domestic use. The left-bank area is cut off from any water supply.
The situation is extremely difficult. The russians collected all the reserves and sent all this to the assault on Severodonetsk and the direction of Zolote-Toshkivka. The russians captured two more settlements – Loskutivka and Rai-Oleksandrivka. The Lysychansk-Bakhmut route is impassable.
The occupiers are destroying industry in Severodonetsk. This time the fire affected the territory of the brick factory, “Fiberglass”, as well as the plant of chemical equipment. The “Azot” plant building was damaged.
Lysychansk suffers from heavy fire from russian invaders. In this direction, the occupiers concentrated more than a hundred MLRS units. Destruction was recorded in one of the city’s schools. Numerous casualties among civilians. Despite the total fire, the city is at the forefront of Ukrainian resistance to the occupiers. Authorities are conducting covert evacuations and delivering humanitarian aid.
Yesterday, the russian army launched air strikes on Verkhnokamyanka, Severodonetsk and Sirotin, and air and missile strikes on Gorsky. 25 houses in Novoivanivka, Gorsky, Zolotye were damaged.
On June 22, SES officers delivered 48 tons of water and 500 kg of food to Lysychansk residents.
In the Zaporizhia Oblast, the occupiers fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Huliaipole, Orikhiv, and Chervone.
In particular, yesterday the enemy fired at Orikhiv for several hours in a row. As a result, houses and roads were destroyed, and electricity and gas supply lines were destroyed. Also, the russian invaders once again fired on the Pologi Raion. The rockets hit the homes of civilians.
The guerrillas are working hard in the temporarily occupied territories of Zaporizhia Oblast. The Ukrainian partisan movement is active, in particular in Berdyansk, Primorsk and Melitopol. Pro-Ukrainian leaflets are distributed.
The russian occupiers continue to intensify terror against the local population in the village of Velyka Bilozerka. Today, they abducted two doctors: Olena Gurieva, a pediatrician, and Volodymyr Matsko, a therapist. On June 20, the couple, Nina and Oleg Kobchenko, a Ukrainian language teacher and entrepreneur, were abducted from their home.
The Ukrainian army continues to move to liberate the Kherson Oblast. Guerrilla activity in the Kherson Oblast complicated the establishment of the occupation regime, according to the Institute for the Study of War (ISW).
The russian military fired on the territory of the Kochubeyev community from “Urahan” volley fire missile systems. As a result of the shelling, there was a fire in the woods. Explosions were heard in Kherson in the evening.
The russians continue to put pressure on educators and officials in Kherson. The russian military seized the Kherson Oblast’s Universal Scientific Library named after O. Honchar and put pressure on the team. The director of the library and most of the employees refused to cooperate with the occupation authorities.
The occupiers have already launched more than 9 missiles from Skadovsk to Dnipropetrovsk and Mykolayiv Oblasts. The beach is full of enemy mines. This morning, 10 vehicles of new enemy equipment were brought to the Skadovsk seaport. The number of military is increasing. Kidnapping continues, forcing farmers to work for the occupiers.
The Ukrainian army continues to liberate the Kherson Oblast. Two rockets were fired at the port of Skadovsk, very powerful explosions were heard. The Armed Forces of Ukraine are asking civilians to leave the Kherson Oblast for the time being. In all, more than 20 russians were killed in two days.
The mayor spoke about the new explosions in Skadovsk as follows: “Skadovsk was shelled again. There were two explosions, one powerful near the port was nearby Condolences to the family of the deceased. The destruction of the infrastructure did not happen. Skadovchany – take care of yourself. Be careful. Do not be near the port, and near the military concentration. “
People hold on, panic sets in as they become restless, but wait for deliverance.
The general situation is becoming more tense, people are trying to leave the Kherson Oblast, but the enemies are trying not to let anyone out of the region. There is still no connection in Skadovsk, there was no internet connection all day yesterday. ATMs and banking institutions do not work, it is impossible to withdraw cash, prices are high for all food. There is one pharmacy and even there there are not all the necessary medicines.
The AUI Active Community Coordinator volunteers and helps the elderly.
During June 22 Russians launched 7 missiles like “Onyx” across Nikolaev. In Mykolaiv and in area there were four fires owing to attacks by the Russian military. The danger of missile strikes in the southern regions remains. The Russians again attacked Mykolayiv with three surface-to-air cruise missiles from the occupied territory of the Kherson region. Included in the production and social infrastructure of the city. One person was injured.
Late last night, the occupiers fired on the city of Apostolovo from the “Hurricanes” missles. Two people were injured by cluster munitions. Several houses and a gas pipeline in the city were damaged. People are being evacuated.
A fire at an oil depot, blown up by Russian missiles a few days ago, was finally extinguished near Novomoskovsk. Firefighters spent 108 hours putting out the blaze.
The Military Administration, the Dnipro Defense Headquarters and the Dnipro City Hall have jointly donated more than 500 vehicles for the needs of various army units. Currently, Dnipro Deputy Mayor Mykhailo Lysenko is in France, where the city has purchased military jeeps and trucks.
Dnipro police stopped the illegal supply and sale of weapons through the Telegram channel. Buyers received “goods” in the form of “bookmarks”. Payment for it was made through an electronic wallet in cryptocurrency.
In Novomoskovsk, weapons and ammunition were confiscated from a possible Russian fan. A 48-year-old man kept a knife, a grenade, two hunting rifles, ammunition and objects with communist symbols at his place of residence.
A supporter of the “Russian so-called world” was detained in Kryvyi Rih. In one of his messengers, he constantly expressed support for Russia in the war against Ukraine. The symbols of the aggressor country were also confiscated from the man.
The threat of a missile strike persists and an air alert has been issued.
For territorial defense, tactical exercises were conducted and the city was patrolled.
Posthumously, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky awarded six servicemen from the Kirovohrad region with the Order of Courage of the Third Degree. The chairman of the Kirovohrad regional council Sergey Shulga reported about it in the telegram channel. These are five servicemen from Oleksandriia district – Denys Karpenko, Oleksandr Pryvedenny, Anatoliy Nazarenko, Maksym Melnichko, Mykola Volozhsky and soldier Valentyn Serhiyenko from the Glodok community of Novoukrainsky district.
In Kropyvnytskyi, they are already working on the idea of opening a city psychological hub, where war victims will be able to turn for help. According to the plan, it should be one center where a person can receive the full range of psychological support, physical rehabilitation, emotional relief.
In Svitlovodsk, a mural is planned to be painted on the embankment on June 25-26, Constitution Day. Those interested are invited to join in creating a patriotic mural. The drawing will take place within the framework of the all-Ukrainian action on drawing murals from the volunteer movement Building Ukraine Together (BUR).
The regional coordinator held an event on art therapy “Together – we are strength!” in the Kirovohrad Regional Library for Youth named after E. Malaniuk, which was attended by children – migrants and children from Kropyvnytskyi. In total, about 22 people took part.
Today, June 23, training shootings are being held in the Myrhorod community.
Poltava Mayor Oleksandr Mamai, First Deputy Mayor Valery Parkhomenko, Head of the Land Resources Department Oksana Levchenko met with agrarians of the Poltava Territorial Community. Entrepreneurs had the opportunity to personally ask questions and talk to city officials. The issue of privatization of lands that were transferred for personal use in order to create a farm was discussed at the meeting. They also raised the issue of land distribution and involvement of farmers in the current program “Victory Gardens”. https://rada-poltava.gov.ua/news/56336929/
The Poltava community received humanitarian aid from UNICEF – for children, women and people with special needs living in educational institutions. Personal hygiene products and first aid kits have already been transferred to schools and kindergartens.
Soldiers from the 72nd separate mechanized brigade named after the Black Cossacks received a Renault Duster to perform combat missions.
Natalia Panchenko from Poltava region received the award, which is presented to “the most influential leaders who change the world and inspire others.” The head of the Euromaidan-Warsaw organization received the international award ShEO Awards 2022 in Poland. Natalia is an active participant and organizer of actions in support of Ukraine. In particular, in early March, an activist and like-minded people blocked trucks carrying goods from the EU to Russia at the border.
In the village of Horyslavtsi near Kremenchuk, an inscription “named after Petrovsky” was dismantled from the facade of the House of Culture. Petrovsky is involved in the destruction of the Ukrainian national movement and famines.
The Active Community team of Poltava joined the collection of “sugar” bags for one of the units on the front line, which are needed to strengthen the positions at the front. Bags are collected at the address: st. Fasteners 2c.
Khmilnyk and Khmilnytskyi district
Air alarms were heard several times during the day. But the situation on the territory of Khmilnytsky community is calm.
Critical infrastructure companies operate on a full-time basis
During a personal meeting with local volunteers, Mayor Mykola Yurchyshyn signed letters of appreciation addressed to Ms. Iwona Spallek (German clinic ACHEN, Uniclinic RWTH AACHEN), Mr. Lukasz Musa, coordinator of cooperation with the Foundation for the Development of Cardiac Surgery named after Professor Rogiozio Zurigioziro Zibig Prof. Zbigniewa Religi Poland), as well as to the volunteer Mr. Eugene Musa.
Last week, the Kalinov community received immediate support from the U-LEAD with Europe Program. The Basic Lighting and Shelter kits include everything needed to accommodate internally displaced persons. These include tents, beds, sleeping bags, mats, blankets, water tanks, hygiene kits, and the necessary lighting equipment: generators and street lights. The community now accepts 1,300 internally displaced persons and such support is very important.
Accusations against Viktor Medvedchuk of treason and looting of national values are being considered in Lviv. He faces up to 15 years in prison.
There was one air alarm during the day.
Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine patrol the border with Belarus. Representatives of the Terror Defense patrol and are on duty at checkpoints.
A cache of ammunition was found in the Rivne region near the border with Belarus. This was announced on June 23 by the press service of the Security Service of Ukraine of Rivne region. It happened during anti-terrorist exercises. The ammunition was sent for explosive examination. Investigators identify those involved in the hideout. In addition, among the things they found a map of Rivne region.
In the Rivne region, fortifications in the north of the Rivne region are being strengthened. These are objects of military infrastructure, which were built according to the technical tasks of engineers of voluntary formations of territorial communities. Today, the military and representatives of voluntary formations of territorial communities are on duty at the sites.
In addition, the head of the Rivne Regional Military Administration Vitaliy Koval called the permission to collect berries on the territory of the neighboring state a provocation on the part of Belarus. He published the relevant video message in his Telegram. https://suspilne.media/252963-ce-provokacia-nacalnik-rivnenskoi-ova-zaklikav-ne-jti-u-bilorus-po-agodi/?fbclid=IwAR1CZGry5wyYTAHzReqNeL4W82wqBLvK56mrhy1y
Three medical cars were transferred from Sweden to Rivne region. In the form of humanitarian aid, 1 ambulance and 2 ambulances arrived. Ambulances are equipped with everything necessary to provide professional medical care. One of them is fully loaded with medical materials and drugs. Among them are 200 individual first-aid kits of IFAK level and 200 tactical CAT turnstiles. According to the first deputy head of the regional administration, ambulances have already gone to the military in the East.
In the morning there was an air alarm. Information about explosions in Khmelnytsky region has appeared on the Internet. However, the head of the regional military administration, Serhiy Gamaliy, denied it.
Kamenets continues to help people fleeing the war. Now it is mainly residents of Luhansk and Donetsk regions. Every day the city gives out about 4 thousand free hot lunches to the needy.
Thanks to the cooperation with the regional state administration, 4 more washing machines and 4 dryers were received for the service of internally displaced persons in the communal institutions of the community.
As of today, out of the total number of deputies of the city council – 38 people, 8 are mobilized to the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
A modern Medical and Social Rehabilitation Center may appear in the Old Town in the near future. The project is a pilot and very important. Here, specialists will provide medical, rehabilitation and social services, including to war veterans and people who suffered in the war. Here you can organize educational work, lectures, conferences and workshops. The center will be located in the monument of the 18th century. – Theological Seminary.
The Women’s Hundred NGO sent another load of camouflage nets to the front line.
The coordinator of “Active Community” Slavko Polyatynchuk, who coordinated the exhibition “Kamyanets Spring” together with the team of organizers prepared diplomas for participation in a charity event to help the Armed Forces of Ukraine for 69 artists – participants of the exhibition.
Active Community coordinators continued to work on organizing an exhibition of drawings by children from Israel, which is scheduled to open on June 28.
The Big City Ride cycling race will take place in Uzhhorod for the Youth Day on June 26. Big City Ride will gather cyclists in Uzhgorod for the second time this year. Dress code – yellow and blue things. The arrival is charitable, all funds raised will be donated to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Svalyava Territorial Community in Zakarpattia has created a second foster family This time a girl from the regional orphanage was placed in the newly formed family. According to S. Yakimelina, two more such families are planned to be established in Transcarpathia in the near future. Patronage provides for temporary care, upbringing and rehabilitation of the child. If it is impossible to return her to her native family, they will look for a new one.
On June 30, at 11 am, the Transcarpathian Regional Drama Theater in Uzhhorod will host a presentation of the International Comprehensive Travel Exhibition on 100 Days of Russia’s War against Ukraine. The exhibition is prepared for demonstration and holding 3-4 day actions and meetings in 15 sister cities and partners of the border regions of Slovakia, Poland, Romania and Hungary within the initiative “European routes for victory”.
Last modified: 24 Червня, 2022