Ukraine in brief:
The ninety-sixth day of the heroic opposition of the Ukrainian people to the russian military invasion continues.
In the north of Ukraine, the situation has not changed much. In the armed forces of the republic of belarus until June 4 this year, measures are underway to check combat readiness.
The enemy continues to carry out artillery shelling from the territory of the russian federation of the border areas, namely the settlements of Boyaro-Lezhachi and Makiyivka in the Sumy Oblast, and Yanzhulivka and Kamenska Sloboda in the Chernihiv Oblast.
The enemy did not conduct active operations in the Kharkiv sector. Its main efforts are focused on deterring the actions of Ukrainian units. The enemy fired at civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Odnorobivka, Udy, Ruski Tyshky, and Cherkaski Tyshky.
In the Sloviansk sector, the enemy continues to regroup troops to resume the offensive in the directions Izium – Barvinkove and Izium – Sloviansk areas.
In the Donetsk sector, the enemy, in addition to artillery shelling, launched air strikes in the areas of Novoselivka and Lysychansk, and missile strikes in the areas of the settlements of Soledar and Siversk.
In the Severodonetsk sector, the enemy is conducting assault operations in the areas of the settlements of Severodonetsk, Toshkivka and Ustynivka, and hostilities are still ongoing.
Fighting continues in the Bakhmut sector in the areas of the settlements of Komyshuvakha, Novoluhanske and Berestove.
In the Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia areas, the enemy is unsuccessful, trying to strengthen the grouping and make up for losses through the use of outdated and restored equipment.
During the successful offensive of the Ukrainian Defense Forces units, the enemy suffered losses and withdrew from the village of Mykolaivka, Kherson Oblast, which caused panic among the military personnel of other units of the armed forces of the russian federation.
In the Kryvyi Rih sector, the enemy fired artillery at our troops and conducted a counter-battery fight.
The russian invaders continue to suffer losses on the territory of Ukraine, which leads to a further decline in morale. The number of enemy personnel, who try in every way to avoid hostilities, is constantly increasing.
The situation in the Kyiv Oblast is quiet, but the oblast is constantly under the threat of russian invasion. Kyiv remains a priority target for capture by russian troops.
Kyiv authorities have warned residents of the capital about the parks that could be dangerous because of mines.
Reconstruction of the Makariv Primary Health Care Center, which was completely destroyed as a result of hostilities, has begun in the Kyiv Oblast.
The Irpin Primary Health Care Center received another ambulance today. This became possible thanks to the Doctors to Doctors Foundation of Poland.
The French Foreign Minister visited Bucha.
The Zhytomyr City Council plans to allocate 50,000 hryvnias each for the construction of monuments to 55 servicemen who were killed in action during the full-scale war against russia and who are buried at the Smolyansky Cemetery. The authorities plan to create a single standard for monuments to make the cemetery look like a military one.
In Ovruch, the restoration of houses damaged by russian air strikes is underway. The utilities companies have already replaced more than 200 windows. As a result of the air strikes, 122 private houses and 20 high-rise buildings were damaged.
The Brusyliv community received the largest number of IDPs in the Zhytomyr Oblast.
The Liubar community received a minibus for schoolchildren as a gift from its Lithuanian sister city.
At night there was an air raid alarm.
A russian military was given a notice of suspicion of killing 10 people in the basement in Yahidne.
The first two trolleybus routes will be launched in Chernihiv on June 1.
Chernihiv cyclist Andriy Ponomar for the second time in a row covered the entire distance of one of the most prestigious multi-stage bicycle races, the Giro d’Italia.
During the night of May 30, there were 4 shellings on the Sumy Oblast from the territory of russia. The russians launched two missile strikes on the territory of the Khotyn community. They fired six shots from a multiple launch rocket system on the territory, and about 10 shots from self-propelled artillery mount on the territory of the Bilopillia community.
About 8 shots were fired from a mortar on the territories of the Seredyna-Buda community of the Shostka Raion.
According to preliminary data, there are no casualties, the destruction is being clarified.
During the artillery shelling of the Sumy Oblast, the russian military used shells stuffed with flechettes. Steel rods from russian shells damaged the buildings of residents in the Shostka Raion.
Ukrainian defenders shot down two russian drones over the Sumy Oblast.
Over the past day, 3 MLRS shellings were recorded on the infrastructure of the city of Kharkiv. The enemy attacked the Kyivskyi district of Kharkiv, as a result of which a residential building and an official car of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine were damaged. There are no victims.
The Kharkiv Raion was bombarded in the oblast during the day: in the village of Tsyrkuny 2 people were wounded. A woman was injured in the shelling in the village of Shestakove.
At night, the invaders fired at Merefa again, the warehouses were on fire, and, according to preliminary information, there are no casualties. The Derhachi and Chuhuiv communities were also subjected to shelling.
The defenders of Ukraine hold the occupied lines in the direction of the state border with the aggressor country and give the enemy a worthy rebuff.
The Ukrainian Air Force launched an air strike on the occupying forces in the area of the settlement of Dovhenke. Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft and Su-24M bombers destroyed a company-tactical group, ammunition depot, a cluster of armored vehicles, and a number of the russian military personnel.
Over the past day, fourteen enemy attacks were repelled in the Donetsk and Luhansk sectors, two artillery systems, eleven units of armored combat vehicles and ten enemy motor vehicles were destroyed. Air defense units shot down two cruise missiles and three KUB-type UAVs.
Since the beginning of the russian invasion of Ukraine, 447 civilians have been killed and another 1,181 wounded as a result of shelling and bombing in the Donetsk Oblast.
No shelling or other enemy actions were recorded in the city. The shelling of other raions of the Donetsk Oblast caused communal problems in the city.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Territorial Defense units are preparing to confront the enemy.
As a result of hostilities, the Donbass Water Company’s facilities came under fire and were forced to suspend their operation. Cities and towns of the Donetsk Oblast were left without centralized water supply.
As of May 30, the villages of Yasnohirka, Shabelkivka, 3rd Oleksandrivka, Yasna Poliana, Sofiivka and the old part of the city remain partially without centralized water supply.
If necessary, water will be delivered by special vehicles.
The city is also recovering from a power outage on May 29. Providers stabilize the work of the Internet. Due to problems with the electricity supply, many people were forced to cook food on the fire. Some residents collect firewood to build up supplies for the future. Despite the problems, the number of people wishing to evacuate from the city has not increased.
The overall situation remains alarming. The city is preparing for emergency shutdowns of water supply and power outages.
The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” continued to coordinate the work of the humanitarian aid center, organized the outbound distribution of food products in the districts of the city, and distributed sweets for children.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
Fighting is taking place along the entire line of contact with the enemy – the hottest spot in Avdiivka. The situation in Avdiivka is complicated; russian occupation troops are completely destroying the city. Due to damage to communal equipment, communal vehicles do not have the opportunity to bring water to people. Water can only be collected from wells. The Head of the Avdiivka Military Administration, Vitaliy Barabash, noted that 3 civilians were killed yesterday; one of them died because of a prohibited weapon. It is problematic to organize the delivery of humanitarian goods. In Mariinka, the rashists are completely destroying some streets.
Despite all the situation’s complexity, all critical infrastructure works in Pokrovsk. In the Kurakhiv community (Pokrovsk Raion), the issuance of humanitarian kits for children who remain in the community continues. The issue is dedicated to Children’s Day. Kits are available at community educational institutions and kindergartens. A total of 1843 sets were prepared. Many children remain at home: 1193 schoolchildren, 316 preschool children, and 134 college and vocational school students.
The Selidove community preserved the enterprises and took care of the children. So, after a long break in Selidove, the pool “PeGas” resumes work. Children from 6 to 14 years old who remain in the community can visit the pool for free while martial law is effective. https://kapri.dn.ua/2022/05/30/diti-selidivskoi-gromadi-otrimali-mozhlivist-bezkoshtovno-vidviduvati-basejn/
In the Bakhmut direction, the occupiers are regrouping for a further offensive in the direction of Olexandropillya – Komyshuvakha.
Electricity supply to Bakhmut and Kramatorsk raions has been restored. Yesterday at about 9 pm, specialists restored electricity supply to settlements in the northern part of the Oblast, which were without electricity due to the fighting. This morning, the repairers began work on the launch of the Second Donetsk water supply system, but everything will depend on the security situation. In favorable conditions, water supply can be restored for up to about 14 hours.
The AUI “Active Community” coordinator provided consultations on receiving humanitarian aid.
The first evidence of the establishment of filtration camps directly in russia near the points of crossing the state border of russia with Estonia has been received. Now Ukrainians trying to cross the border are being taken to such a filtration camp. The tendency of true genocide is gaining momentum.
Over the past 24hrs, 253 people, including 33 children, were taken to the filtration camp in the village of Bezimyane (Novoazovsk Raion). From there, the russians deported 235 Mariupol residents, including 28 children, to taganrog, russia.
The estimated number of civilians killed by the russian army could increase significantly. 25 new trench sectors appeared at the Old Crimean Cemetery within a month. The bodies are placed in several layers and then “masked” with plates as individual burials.
Since mid-April, the occupiers have buried at least 16000 Mariupol residents in mass graves near the villages of Stary Krym, Manhush, and Vynohradne. Public utilities, by mid-March, buried another 5000 people. Thousands of bodies remain under rubble, in unofficial cemeteries and temporary mortuaries.
The mayor’s office estimates the death toll at 22000 in Mariupol. But more and more facts show that the consequences of russian crime are much worse.
The russian military is advancing into the middle of Severodonetsk, and the fighting continues. The situation is difficult. Russian soldiers fired on a car that would pick up 10 people from Luhansk Oblast. A French journalist who was writing about the evacuation was killed. The evacuation from Luhansk Oblast is officially suspended.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the occupiers strengthened their group by moving up to 120 weapons and military equipment from Melitopol to Vasylivka. During the day, russian occupation troops fired artillery in the areas of Orikhiv and Luhivske, 40-60 km southeast of Zaporizhzhia.
Last day, the cities of Stepnogirsk and Huliaipole were heavily shelled. In particular, on May 29th, the largest number of appeals from Huliaipole residents was recorded regarding the damage caused by shelling by russian occupation troops. More than 50 civilian infrastructure facilities were destroyed.
In Melitopol, the occupation authorities could not start issuing russian passports to residents as the staff of the administrative services center refused to cooperate with the occupiers. During the past 24hrs, the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) destroyed an electronic warfare station, an armored combat vehicle, two crewdless aerial vehicles, Orlan-10, and four units of motor vehicles in the Zaporizhzhia direction.
At night, russian occupation forces shelled the town of Novy Buh in the Bashtanka Raion. As a result of the shelling, one person was killed, and two others were injured. There is a lot of damage, and there are completely destroyed shops and other commercial facilities.
On the morning of May 30th, the russian armed forces again fired on residential quarters in one of the Mykolaiv districts. As a result of the shelling, one person was injured, and 21 houses were damaged. There was also a fire at an agricultural enterprise.
The Mykolaiv Oblast Prosecutor’s Office began a pre-judicial investigation into the facts of attacks on residential quarters of Mykolaiv on May 28-29th. Two people were killed, and nine others were injured in two days of shelling.
Kropyvnytskyi and Kirovohrad Oblast
An air alarm was sounded – there was a missile strike threat. The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) guarded the Oblast’s borders and military facilities. Local Territorial Defense units were on duty at checkpoints and patrolled the city with police.
In his morning address, Andriy Raikovych, the Head of the Kirovohrad Oblast Military Administration (OMA), said that the new working week began with worries. Still, the situation in the Kirovohrad Oblast is currently under control. He also noted that Kirovohrad Oblast and Poltava residents had launched another humanitarian aid project for Kharkiv Oblast. Farmers have already sent food grain to Poltava. It will be processed into flour and then sent to consumers in Kharkiv Oblast.
Valentyna Kulachko, an Adviser to the Head of the Kirovohrad OMA and coordinator of the oblast headquarters for internally displaced persons (IDPs), said that 250 residents from territories where active hostilities against the russian occupiers are underway had arrived in the Kirovohrad Oblast over the past 24 hours. Most came from the Donetsk Oblast – more than a hundred people. In total, 78 492 citizens, including 23 127 children, have remained in the Kirovohrad Oblast for permanent residence. Most of them are in the Kropyvnytskyi Raion.
Svitlovodsk City Council of Oleksandriia Raion reports that the artists have created a new art object on the main street of Svitlovodsk. It is a patriotic mural. The style of Maria Prymachenko and Pablo Picasso was used in the painting of the fence. The mural was created based on children’s sketches. Topics are “Love and freedom flourish in Ukraine” and “Love me like a child” (see photo).
Captain Ilya Tukhap from Oleksandriia receives a high state award – the III degree’s Order “For Courage”. The President of Ukraine signed the relevant decree.
The Armenian community of Novoarkhanhelsk (Holovanivsk Raion) bought two cars for the AFU on its own initiative and at its expense. These are the Kia Sorento SUV and the Skoda Octavia car. The cars were handed over to the third department of the Holovanivsk Territorial Center for Recruitment and Social Support, headed by Lieutenant Colonel Andriy Ivashchenko. The Kia Sorento will be transferred to the 57th Brigade Rifle Battalion. Skoda Octavia will remain in the use of the department’s personnel to ensure its viability. The trunk of one of the cars was also filled with humanitarian aid.
The AUI “Active Community” coordinator worked at the Humanitarian Center for IDPs (forming packages with food kits, disassembling clothes). He also interviewed some IDPs who arrived at the charity center with young children and provided psychological support.
In Poltava, the authorities plan to spend about UAH 17 million on pothole repairs. Most of the money will be spent on work on the street. Marshala Biryuzova and street European. The City Council provided OVA with a list of streets on which pit repairs are planned. Immediately after approval, specialists will be able to begin repair work.
8-year-old Sasha Kushnirov from Poltava has been collecting money for four years to buy a car when he grows up. But now he believes that more important is victory. That’s why he paid UAH 5,000. in the house of St. Nicholas. With the funds raised, volunteers will buy a car for the defenders of Ukraine.
Natalia Panchenko from Poltava organized a concert of gratitude to Poles from Ukrainians in Warsaw. Yesterday, May 29, the “Friends-Thank You” march took place in Poland. It was organized by Ukrainians who came to Poland because of the war. The march was followed by a concert with Ukrainian and Polish performers.
The team of VI “Active Community” Poltava carries out preparatory work for an art-therapeutic event for children and adolescents affected by the full-scale invasion of Russia.
The siren never sounded an air alarm.
Drohobych District State Administration reported last week:
Territorial communities of Drohobych district received 6 million hryvnias in basic subsidies from the state budget. 8 all-wheel drive cars, 290 sets of military uniforms, 15 body armor, 1 starlin, a ton of fuel with a total value of about UAH 2 million were handed over to the military. Humanitarian aid was provided to residents of Oleska, Mykolaiv, Zaporizhia, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Luhansk oblasts, as well as internally displaced persons. Negotiations were held with the Swedish Humanitarian Organization for assistance to internally displaced persons with disabilities, as well as collective shelters in Drohobych district. The action plan in case of using weapons of mass destruction has been approved.
At the initiative of the Department of Culture and Tourism Development, directly to the Department of Creative Industries of Drohobych City Council – on May 29 in Zamkova Hora Square a charity fair “Drohobych Shops” was held.
19 patients from Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk Oblasts rrived in Lviv for treatment by evacuation train from Pokrovsk. Another 10 off-road vehicles went from Lviv region to the front line.
The community received and resettled another 53 people from other regions where hostilities continue.
At all crossings of the Lviv region, 16,000 people crossed the border in 24 hours.
Police processed 1,240 reports of suspicious people and objects.
The coordinator of the AUI Active Community was preparing for art therapy with internally displaced persons.
The day in Prykarpattia passed without air alarm notifications.
The head of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast’s Military Administration, Svitlana Onyschuk, said that 49 companies had moved to the Ivano-Frankivsk region because of Russia’s war against Ukraine. 27 of them are already working and producing. These are mostly small businesses, individual entrepreneurs. The relocated enterprises are engaged in tailoring, food production, machine building and metalworking. 12 employers who have moved to the region have announced 30 vacancies, 15 of which have already been filled.
Volunteers continue to work actively: holding fairs to raise funds for the Armed Forces, weaving nets, purchasing military ammunition and helping people who moved to Prykarpattia due to the war.
For two weeks, the Regional Coordinator of VI Hromada Hromada searched for and delivered ammunition from abroad (knee pads, T-shirts, helmets, unloadings and other equipment) and filled military first aid kits.
There were no air alarms during the day.
Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine patrol the border with Belarus. Representatives of the local Territorial Defense are patrolling and on duty at checkpoints.
41% of registered internally displaced persons in the Rivne Oblast have been mobilized in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and more than half have already registered. The head of the Rivne Oblast’s Military Administration calls on internally displaced men to register. (https://www.facebook.com/koval8/posts/563049598765454)
Educators of the Varas community, atomists and local organizations bought 2 cars for the Armed Forces for the money they earned at charity auctions and events.
Humanitarian aid went from Rivne Oblast to Mykolayiv Oblast. The cargo of 14 tons was met personally by the chief of the Mykolaiv Oblast military administration. The aid will be distributed to the whole region.
Regional Coordinators of AUI “Active Community” are preparing for a master class on drawing for Ukrainian Defenders, which will take place on June 1, in particular, provide information about the event, invite participants.
The general situation in the region is calm. There were no air alarms.There are more than 350 internally displaced persons in the community.
Representatives of the local Defense Forces units continue to guard the community checkpoints.
A charity football match took place in Zdovbytsia. 3,950 UAH was collected. The funds will be used for military needs.
Deputies announced a collection of Ukrainian books for children and children who are currently temporarily in Poland.
Volunteers bought and handed over the car for territorial defense to the hot spot. A load of food and medicine was also transferred south to the military hospital.
The City Archives has stopped considering requests from individuals and legal entities from the russian and the belarus to fulfill the letter of the State Archival Service of Ukraine.
Two additional Iveco buses, donated by the community of the Polish twin city of Kalisz, will run on the city’s municipal flights. They are currently being registered.
At the staff meeting, Mayor Mykhailo Positko set a task to prepare intensively for the heating season today, expecting various options, including a critical one. After all, it is currently difficult to predict what the situation with gas will be.
There are already 17 businesses in Kamianka that have moved from the war zone.
Last week, the Department of Social Protection received 48 applications for reimbursement for housing and communal services from people who sheltered IDPs.
Volunteers are constantly working hard to help our defenders. Last week, the necessary medicines were handed over to the Kamyanets-Podilsky Territorial Defense Unit. They also helped raise charitable aid for the defenders of southern Ukraine at the initiative of the Epiphany Parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
The regional coordinator worked in the toponymic commission. Today the issue of renaming streets in the villages of the community was considered.
The general situation in Chernivtsi Oblast is calm, travel is safe.
Inna Pashanyuk, Regional Coordinator of the Active Community in Chernivtsi, took part in an event dedicated to researching the main problems of internally displaced persons in Bukovyna and finding ways to solve them.
Today in Uzhgorod they said goodbye to the two killed defenders of Ukraine Serhiy Gotra and Denys Kofel.
In Transcarpathia to create about 10 thousand jobs through the relocation of enterprises from other regions of Ukraine. New vacancies are filled by both IDPs and residents of Transcarpathia.
Free courses for children in animation and acting are underway in Uzhgorod. The group includes 15 children aged 8 to 14 who have been forced to leave their homes. Now they are invited to express their thoughts and feelings on the topic “What is my home for me” in cartoons. Theo Kurkov, an animator from Kyiv who was born in England and studied in Budapest, teaches children.Last modified: 7 Червня, 2022