Ukraine in brief:
The heroic opposition of the Ukrainian nation to the russian military invasion has been going on for a hundred days.
No indication of formation of offensive groupings have been detected in the Volyn and Polissia sectors. The threat of missile strikes from the territory of the republic of belarus remains.
In order to clarify the location of the positions of the Ukrainian troops, the enemy conducted reconnaissance using UAVs in certain areas of the Sumy and Chernihiv oblasts. Russians launched a missile air strike in the area of the settlement of Krasnopillia, Sumy Oblast, and fired mortars in the area of the settlement of Mykhalchyna Sloboda, Chernihiv Oblast.
In the Slobozhanshchyna sector, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on holding back the advance of our troops in the direction of the State Border of Ukraine. The enemy continued to fire on the units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine using aviation, tube artillery, multiple rocket launchers, mortars, and tanks.
In the Kharkiv sector, the russian invaders continue to organize their defenses and destroy civilian facilities in the city of Kharkiv. They launched an air strike by Mi-8 helicopters on the positions of Ukrainian troops in the areas of the settlements of Slatyne and Dementiivka.
In the Sloviansk sector, the enemy was preparing to resume the offensive, concentrating a grouping of up to twenty battalion tactical groups. In order to improve the tactical situation, russians tried to conduct an offensive in the directions of the settlements of Barvinkove and Sviatohirsk, but had no success.
The enemy was concentrating its main efforts in the area of Severodonetsk. Under cover of artillery fire, the occupiers conducted assault operations in residential areas in the eastern part of the city. They had partial success, and active hostilities continue. The enemy led the offensive in the directions of the towns of Bakhmut, Soledar, and Lysychansk. It had no success, and retreated to previously held positions. The enemy tried to take control of the left bank of the Siverskyi Donets River and create conditions for its forcing by the main forces of the grouping. In the Lyman sector, the occupiers used multiple rocket launchers and tube artillery in the areas of the settlements of Shchurove and Brusivka.
In the Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia areas, the enemy did not conduct active hostilities. Shelling from mortars, tube and rocket artillery was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Pisky, Mykolaivka, Poltavka and Pokrovske.
In the Kherson and Mykolaiv oblasts, the enemy is on the defensive, in some areas trying to regain lost positions. Occupiers carried out artillery fire and intensified the conduct of aerial reconnaissance.
Forced mobilization of civilian population continues in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk Oblast. Threatening criminal liability, the command of the occupying forces is trying to make up for the losses of units they suffered in the fighting against the defenders of Ukraine.
According to available information, the command of the armed forces of the russian federation is taking measures to intensify reconnaissance, sabotage and subversive activities on the territory of Ukraine. For this purpose, mercenaries are recruited and trained to form sabotage and reconnaissance groups with their subsequent activities on the territory of Ukraine. Preference in the implementation of this selection is given to residents and former residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts, who are fluent in the Ukrainian language.
City of Kyiv
The Kyiv City Council has established communication with foreign partners and will set up a fund. They receive humanitarian aid for the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, territorial defense battalions, and civilians affected by russia’s armed aggression.
Photo exhibition “Destroyed but unconquered Irpin” will be held in Paris. In addition to photos of the destruction of Irpin, the Parisians will see photographs with evidence of the massacres of the residents of Bucha.
The Secretary General of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions, Fabrizio Rossi, and the representative of the Association of Ukrainian Cities, Natalia Lazarenko, visited Irpin. Also, the Irpin city authorities held negotiations on rebuilding the city in the European Committee of the Regions.
After the de-occupation of Borodianka, the Primary Health Care Center was provided with solar panels and a Tesla Powerwall. Also, new fire engines from Austrian partners were delivered to Borodianka and Ivankiv.
Demining continues. Over the past day, pyrotechnicians removed 643 explosive devices. For the entire wartime period, 38,643 such items have been removed.
In the Zhytomyr Oblast, 4,100 liters of gasoline and more than 40 m3 of oak and pine logs seized as part of criminal proceedings were transferred to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
This morning the occupiers fired at the borderlands of Chernihiv Oblast from the territory of russia using artillery and mortars.
Last night, the russians fired mortars at the Myropil community. In total, 20 such attacks were recorded.
Volunteers from Dobrobat and rescuers recently worked in Trostyanets, which was destroyed by russian troops. They cleaned the station square and dismantled unsafe structures – the remains of former shops on the square.
Over the past 24 hours, the russians have again shelled Kharkiv and the oblast. Two people were injured in the oblast center.
In addition, the enemy bombarded the villages and towns of the Kharkiv, Lozova, Chuhuiv and Izium raions of the Kharkiv Oblast. In Chuhuiv, as a result of shelling, one civilian was killed and two more were wounded.
In the village of Katerynivka, Lozova Raion, two people were injured. Another person was wounded in the Balaklia community.
In the village of Tsyrkuny, as a result of shelling, private houses, outbuildings, and a grain shed were damaged. Private cars were also damaged.
At night, the enemy launched a missile attack on the city of Zolochiv. Residential buildings were damaged, but no one was injured.
Despite the shelling in the oblast, work is underway to restore damaged critical infrastructure. Thus, Kharkivmiskgaz specialists resumed gas supply to 8,000 residents of the Soniachnyi residential district in Kharkiv. Gas supply is also resumed in Zolochiv, Derhachi, and the Vilkhivka community.
The situation in the Izium sector is hot: the enemy is preparing the conditions for another attempted offensive. Our defenders are ready for any development of the events; they hold positions and inflict significant losses on the enemy.
Over the past 24hrs, five enemy attacks have been repulsed in the Donetsk and Luhansk directions, five tanks, three artillery systems and two armored combat vehicles have been destroyed. The air defense units shot down three Orlan-10 UAVs. In other areas, the russian occupiers also suffered significant losses.
For more than two weeks now, there has been no water supply in Slovyansk and Druzhkivka, and partly in Kramatorsk, Kostyantynivka and Toretsk.
Water supply disruption was caused by numerous damages to power lines as a result of hostilities. Yesterday, the repairmen managed to restore the power lines of Slovyanskaya TPP, as well as the work of the pumping stations of the 1st and 2nd rises of the “Siversk Donets-Donbas” canal. However, to restore water supply in the north of the oblast, it is also necessary to restore electricity supply to the pumping stations of the Second Donetsk water supply system. Due to constant shelling, the brigades are currently unable to start repairs.
Since the beginning of the russian invasion of Ukraine, 464 civilians have been killed and 1,211 wounded in shelling and bombing in the Donetsk oblast.
On June 2, the killed 3 civilians in Donetsk: 2 in Avdiyivka and 1 in Staryy Karavan. 9 more people were injured:
Explosions were heard in the city in the morning. No injuries or damage were reported. Air alarm sirens were sounding in the city all day. The Armed Forces of Ukraine and Territory Defense are preparing to meet the enemy.
For more than two weeks now, there has been a partial disruption of water supply in Kramatorsk and other communities in the region. Workers are trying to restore water supply to the people of Donetsk as soon as possible, but it all depends on the security situation.
The settlements of Yasnohirka, Shabelkivka, 3-ya Oleksandrivka, Yasna Polyana, Sofiyivka, Novoselivka, Semenivka, Malotaranivka, Krasnotorka, Krasnohirka, Ivanivka, Maryivka, Horodeshchyna, Vesele, Novyi Svit, the 1st branch of the former radhosp of Yasynohirka and some areas of the Old Town remain without centralized water supply. To ensure water supply to the population of the city and adjacent settlements, Kramatorsk Vodokanal will supply drinking and technical water.
Residents of the city are concerned about possible problems with water supply, urgently replenishing drinking water stocks.
Citizens are queuing for humanitarian aid. There are several humanitarian organizations in the city, the assistance is provided by the city authorities, but their capabilities are not able to fully meet the needs of Kramatorsk residents. To get help, people line up starting from 5 am.
The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” said that the center of humanitarian aid has significantly increased productivity, which allowed to distribute 500 food kits to residents.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsky region
In the Avdiyivka and Kurakhiv areas, the enemy fired on civilian infrastructure in the settlements of Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Avdiivka, and Pisky.
The past day in the Pokrov community was relatively calm. No casualties or damage were reported.
On June 2nd, the distribution of yet another consignment of humanitarian aid from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was started.
On June 3, humanitarian aid was handed out in the town of Rodynsky, Pokrovsk community. This help came to the Pokrov community from volunteers, charities and concerned residents. Assistance was provided to families in a difficult situation, without work, and those who have registered. The set includes basic products: pasta, cereals, oil, crackers, and stews.
In the Bakhmut direction the enemy stroke near the settlements of Pokrovsk, New York, Zolote, Komyshuvakha, Mykolayivka, Berestove, Belogorivka and Vrubivka. Near the latter, the occupiers conducted unsuccessful assault operations.
The enemy carried out air strikes on infrastructure near Vidrodzennya, Rotiv, Novolugansk and Dolomitne.
The coordinator of the UAI “Active Community” conducted a master class for children together with the Cherkasy Youth Council.
Mariupol is under russian occupation and terror. In Mariupol district, the occupiers are imprisoning and shooting Ukrainian volunteers and officials. The so-called DNR court sentenced the head of one of the Azov villages to 10 years in prison. At least one civil servant was executed by a firing squad. Thirty volunteers are being held in the Olenivka prison. In March-April, they helped evacuate Mariupol residents and tried to deliver food and water to the blocked city. A Ukrainian judge is also awaiting the verdict of the fake republic. There are reports of torture towards her.
Russian troops in occupied Mariupol are evicting people from their apartments. The occupiers are preparing to demolish most of the city buildings affected by their shelling. To do this, they began to assess the level of damage. Mobile brigades from the Ministry of
Emergencies of russia and the military inspect the undamaged apartments and warn residents that resettlement will begin together with the demolition of houses. Elderly people are planned to be accommodated in dormitories, and their apartments will be occupied by people involved in the work in the port, at the Ilyich plant and engaged in dismantling of debris. In case of reluctance to relocate, people are given two weeks to find new housing. Homeowners whose houses are planned to be demolished are being evicted.
Russians continue to search homes and businesses. In Severodonetsk alone, where hostilities are taking place in the city center, nine houses have been damaged. In Lysychansk – two, as well as infrastructure and vehicles of the fire department. In particular, four fire trucks that could put out fires and save lives. 16 houses were destroyed in Hirsky, six in Zolote, three more in Toshkivka.
Yesterday morning in Lysychansk the enemy killed a woman with an artillery shell.
Enemy assault aircraft also struck near Myrna Dolyna. In the area of Metelkino and Belogorovka, the enemy tried to carry out assault operations, suffered losses, and retreated to previous positions. The Russians are shelling in the areas of Zolote, Komyshuvakha, Mykolayivka, Belogorovka and Vrubivka.
During the past 24hrs, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed three tanks, seven armored combat vehicles, seven units of motor vehicles, two mortars, a russian ammunition depot and two russian observation posts in the Zaporizhzhia direction. One enemy armored combat vehicle was also seized.
During the day, the russian invaders fired at the positions of the Ukrainian military along the front line from the entire spectrum of weapons. The shelling also took place in the area of settlements.
For the second day in a row, explosions are heard in occupied Berdyansk. Explosions are also heard in the Chernihivka community and in Melitopol.
Due to the danger of shelling by the russian military and the erosion of the road near Kamyanske village, the departure of private vehicles from Zaporizhzhia to the temporarily occupied territories is limited. Movement towards the territory controlled by Ukraine is still blocked by the russian occupiers. In particular, in the temporarily occupied Vasylivka city, people were forced to throw away tons of vegetables at a russian checkpoint. The russian military did not allow cars traveling with the goods to Zaporozhzhia.
In the occupied territories is a difficult situation with communications. The russians are destroying logistics routes and civilian infrastructure, blocking the humanitarian aid.
As of June 3, 1,349 households in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast were completely destroyed or partially damaged as a result of hostilities.
Kherson is under russian occupation. Ukrainian mobile communications and the Internet have disappeared in the oblast since May 30, so locals are unable to contact relatives or ambulances.
Since the beginning of the occupation in Kherson, prices have risen sharply, in particular for food, medicine and hygiene products.
The prosecutor’s office is investigating the execution of an unarmed couple in Vysokopillya village. The russian occupier killed the married couple on June 1.
The occupiers continue to fire at the Mykolayiv Oblast. The shelling was recorded in Bereznehuvate, Halytsynivka, Ingulka, Shiroke and other communities. Buildings of private enterprises, administrative and residential buildings were damaged. As a result of enemy shelling, 23 people were injured in one day.
The day passed quietly.
Air defense is constantly working. Military training is underway.
Representatives of the local Territorial Defense unit set up fortifications to defend the oblast.
The city authorities say the situation is under control, but the threat of millile strike remains. People are united and active, they are engaged in volunteering.
The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” provided information to citizens on receiving psychological, social assistance and humanitarian aid. She also conducted art therapy event “Painting of eco-bags”.
The situation is under control. There was an air alert due to the threat of a missile strike. The Armed Forces of Ukraine guard the borders of the oblast and military facilities. The fighters of local Territorial Defense unit are on duty at checkpoints and patrol the city with police.
In mid-April, the Kirovohrad Oblast joined the government’s program to relocate companies from combat zones to safer regions. According to the deputy head of the Kirovohrad Oblast State Administration Serhiy Sheremet, 23 business entities moved their production facilities to the oblast. 12 enterprises moved to Kropyvnytskyi, 6 to Oleksandriya, 2 to Znamyanka, 1 to Svitlovodsk, 1 to Novomyrhorod, and 1 to Pomichna.
IDPs from Luhansk Oblast revived family business in Kropyvnytskyi. For a week now, their cafe has been receiving visitors. The cafe employs residents of Mariupol, Kherson, Kharkiv, Donetsk Oblasts, as well as local residents. Yevhen and Iryna Semiryazhko and their two children come from Rubizhne. The family left their hometown due to active hostilities. In Kropyvnytskyi, they were sheltered by relatives. In the Luhansk Oblast, the couple had three catering establishments. In addition to the family home, the war also took away the family business. After a month of apathy, the settlers decided to revive the business in the Kirovograd Oblast.
An evening of Ukrainian poetry will take place on June 4 in Kropyvnytskyi at the site “Mir 2.0” at 6:30 pm (Velyka Perspektyvna Str., 19). The organizers invite to come to the evening.
The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” assisted IDPs in finding work and housing for permanent residence.
Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine neutralized a hacker group that worked in the interests of russian special services in Poltava Oblast. This prevented cyberattacks targeting authorities and critical infrastructure. The bot farm, which was engaged in spreading hostile propaganda and disinformation, was also liquidated.
Poltava volunteers handed over a car to the front. Funds for the purchase were collected from the sale of Easter cakes. The car was repaired, painted and sent to the Izyum direction to Ukrainian defenders from the 71st hunting brigade. A total of UAH 100,000 was spent.
In Poltava Oblast, servicemen improve their professional qualities. Soldiers of the military unit practiced shooting at targets with submachine guns, machine guns and sniper rifles. Ukrainian defenders also learn to effectively select positions and provide shelter for personnel and equipment.
A former high-ranking official of the Sumy Oblast Military Administration will be tried in Poltava for fraud with humanitarian aid. Unauthorized, immediately after her dismissal, the woman seized humanitarian aid intended for Sumy residents. This caused damage to Sumy OMA by over UAH 185,000.
The AUI “Active Community” team in Poltava accompanies a group of internally displaced persons with disabilities temporarily living in the villages of Poltava Raion to receive coupons at the Right to Protection Charitable Foundation in Poltava. This will help them to receive financial assistance through the program of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Air alarms were heard in the city during the day. The last day in the Khmilnyk community passed quietly. This week, Ms. Natalia Telyatnyk, who has lived in Busko-Zdroj, Poland, for over 11 years, visited the Khmilnyk community. This city has been a Khmilnyk sister-city for a long time and during the war, led by the Mayor, Mr. Waldemar Sikora, was one of the first to respond to help and still sincerely helps Ukraine. Numerous actions, concerts, and meetings were held under the auspices of aid to Ukraine. The authorities, the community, and patrons went on a united front and made generous monetary donations. Finally, an Opel Vivaro SUV (passenger-type minibus) was purchased for the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) at the expense of benefactors from the Busko-Zdroj community.
On June 3rd, a charity concert supporting the AFU took place on the market square in Samhorodok. Pupils of Samhorodok Children’s Music School and their mentors took part in the event. And guests and residents of the community had the opportunity to see and listen to 16 patriotic songs and an exhibition of paintings.
Kharkiv resident Anna found refuge in the town of Kozyatyn, Khmilnyk Raion. “The locals inspired me and gave me back hope,” she said. Anna is a creative person. She began to paint on T-shirts.
Coordinators of AUI “Active Community” Khmilnyk and Khmilnyk Raion were preparing for the event, which will take place the next day.
In the area of Trakt Hlynianskyi Street, the construction of temporary homes for pregnant displaced women who have taken refuge in the city from the war is underway. It is a joint project of the Lviv City Council and the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, thanks to which more than 100 expectant mothers will receive temporary housing.
The general situation is relatively calm; there were no air alarms. Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) patrol the border with belarus. Local Territorial Defense units are patrolling and on duty at checkpoints.
Since russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine, the Rivne Oblast has received more than 68 000 internally displaced persons (IDPs). Of these, 53 000 remained for permanent residence. Today, households sheltered 15 239 IDPs claim compensation for the temporary accommodation of IDPs. The state will reimburse them about 4.9 million hryvnias.
A financial assistance program for IDPs from the Czech humanitarian organization “Man in Need” will start on Tuesday at the Rivne Center for Administrative Services. Payments became possible thanks to the cooperation of Rivne Oblast Military Administration (OMA), city authorities, and the National Social Service in Rivne Oblast with the Czech charity. So far, the payments concern only the Rivne community.
Employees of the Sarny City Council purchased an SUV for the AFU. The car, filled with humanitarian aid, has already been delivered to Kharkiv Oblast. (https://www.facebook.com/RivneODA/posts/342577688013926)
On June 1st, five Rivne children’s and youth sports schools resumed their work offline. A monument to Soviet actress Gulya Korolyova was dismantled in Rivne on June 3rd. Historians who are members of the renaming commission found that it has nothing to do with the city, so they recommended removing the object.
The coordinator of AUI “Active Community” helped in the youth space of Rivne with the event and was one of the moderators of the event.
The Kamyanets-Podilsky community received wounded soldiers treated in military hospitals and will now be treated in the city hospital. Upon request and as far as possible, the city’s humanitarian staff constantly sends aid to the military and people affected by the war. Yesterday, three gas stoves and cylinders were handed over as canned food.
The community also supports people who live in a war zone and find themselves in a critical situation. In particular, the help was directed to the Mykolaiv Oblast, to inhabitants of the occupied villages Snihurivka, Bashtanka, and Bereznehuvate. The other day the community received gratitude from the adviser to the chairman of the Mykolaiv Oblast Council. Another thank you was received from the State Institution “Institute of Gerontology named after D.F. Chebotaryov NAMS of Ukraine” – for providing medical care to institution patients.
Chernivtsi Oblast (Bukovyna)
Currently, active hostilities are not taking place in Chernivtsi Oblast. Bukovyna said goodbye to the soldiers who laid down their lives for the freedom and independence of Ukraine: Sergeant Ruslan Romanchuk, Staff Sergeant Serhiy Vatrych, and soldiers Andriy Lukiyanchuk, Vitaliy Melnychuk, Roman Vitanchuk, and Dmytro Danyliuk.
During 100 days of martial law, law enforcement officers checked more than 38 000 citizens crossing the border of Chernivtsi Oblast.
“I will return only to my hometown without occupiers”: well-known Kherson surgeon Vitaliy Hrudetsky works in Chernivtsi. In the military hospital, students of the Chernivtsi National University organized a concert to support the military.
As of June 3rd, 40 000 IDPs are officially in Chernivtsi. Inna Pashanyuk, the regional coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” in Chernivtsi, worked in the social kitchen: she coordinated the work of volunteers, received humanitarian aid, kept accounts, issued orders, etc. As a result, 350 lunches were delivered to the needy.
The IT cluster, created in Zakarpattia two months ago, now brings the first dividends and has up to 35 000 IT specialists. Before starting such a large-scale segment in Oblast, there were about two thousand IT specialists.
The management of Synevyr National Nature Park and the Dutch company Silence TV Europe, the Representative Office of the Institute of Reintroduction in Ukraine is implementing a multi-vector project to restore biodiversity and establish photo/video monitoring of the water mirror of Lake Synevyr. Scientists from 40 countries will now be able to observe and study flora and fauna of the Carpathian pearls online. It will be facilitated by specially installed equipment that will retransmit the TV signal. The viewing will be available on the YouTube channel, Facebook page, telegram channel, and SILENSETV.
Half a thousand raincoats-tents, tactical seats, and hats for the military were sewn by sewists of the Uzhhorod enterprise №2 of the Ukrainian Society of the Deaf. According to the director of the institution Natalia Martsenyuk, 50 employees sew up military equipment.
About 60 000 children of privileged categories live in Zakarpattia Oblast. Currently, the Oblast is determining the list of sanatoriums and recreation centers that are ready to provide health services in the summer.Last modified: 7 Червня, 2022