The three hundred and forty-second (342) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale Russian military invasion continues.
Kyiv and Munich are establishing inter-municipal cooperation to develop the capital in times of war. Deputy Mayor and Secretary of the Kyiv City Council, Volodymyr Bondarenko, together with Kyiv City Council members Dmytro Bilotserkovets and Bohdan Chornyi, held a working meeting with the Mayor of the Municipal Council of Kirchheim b. Munich (Germany) Maximilian Böltl, representatives of charitable foundations and the Ukrainian community. Deputy Mayor – Secretary of the Kyiv City Council added that the city authorities continue to work at the inter-municipal level and do everything possible to help fight the enemy and overcome the consequences of russia’s military aggression.
As part of their working visit to Ukraine, representatives of the European political party Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, led by its President Timothy Dulley (Ireland), visited Irpin. Their visit is to review the progress of the city’s recovery and see how they can support Ukraine and the hero city of Irpin so that residents can return home as soon and as safely as possible. During the meeting, they discussed opportunities for cooperation and its promising areas.
In the Kyiv OMA, keys to apartments were handed over to 31 families who lost their homes due to russian military aggression. The event was attended by Dmytro Nazarenko, acting head of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration, representatives of raions and communities. The apartments for the families were purchased under the New Home Program for 2022-2023 at the expense of the oblast budget. Housing was provided to families from 9 communities of the Kyiv Oblast.
For the performance of combat missions in Irpin and the defense of the Kyiv Oblast, members of the Antytila band – Taras Topolia, Serhiy Vusyk, Dmytro Zholud, and their brothers-in-arms from the 130th Territorial Defense Battalion were awarded the “Honor. Glory. State” medals.
Zhytomyr says goodbye to soldier Anatoliy Salinko. Since May 2022, he has been defending Ukraine in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He was killed while performing a combat mission in the hostilities zone in eastern Ukraine. May the memory of the Hero-defender be blessed.
The honorary award of the Oblast Council “Honor and Glory of the Zhytomyr Oblast” was posthumously awarded to the former head of the Dovbysh village, a volunteer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Yuriy Domashyn. The hero was killed in August 2022, while liberating the Kherson Oblast from the invaders.
The 115th Detached Territorial Defense Brigade of the Zhytomyr Oblast is undergoing combat coordination at the border. The soldiers have practiced tactics to deter the enemy, which helps to improve their combat skills.
Almost every day since February 24, the Humanitarian Hub “Zhytomyr” has been sending drones, cars, thermal imagers, tactical first-aid kits. and other equipment to the army. Today, another batch of aid, comprising motor vehicles and drones, will go to the 190th training center.
Yesterday, russians shelled the border areas of the Chernihiv Oblast with mortars and tube artillery. In particular, the Snovsk and Semenivka communities came under fire. Observers reported two hits in the vicinity of the village of Kliusy and four hits in near the village of Leonivka.
The Ministry of Energy of Ukraine has delivered seven tons of power equipment to Chernihivoblenergo to restore electricity supply in the oblast. The aid was provided by four countries: Italy, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, and Sweden. According to the Minister of Energy of Ukraine, Herman Halushchenko, the aid package includes generators, power transformers, and materials needed for restoration works.
Yesterday in Nizhyn, they said goodbye to the commander of the aviation squadron of the 299th Tactical Aviation Brigade, Danylo Murashko.
The night in the Sumy Oblast passed without shelling from the russian side.
Over the past day, russian occupiers shelled Kupiansk, Vovchansk, Strilecha, Dvorichna, and other border settlements of the Kharkiv, Chuhuiv, and Kupiansk raions.
Unfortunately, a 62-year-old civilian man was killed in the shelling of Vovchansk. An 83-year-old woman was wounded. She is hospitalized in the state of moderate severity. Also, apartment buildings, industrial facilities, and the building of the raion department of the National Police were damaged in the city.
In Kupiansk, as a result of enemy shelling, a transport infrastructure facility was destroyed and private residential houses were damaged.
The enemy continues to carry out attacks in the Lyman and Bakhmut sectors, suffering heavy losses. Russian invaders conduct unsuccessful offensive actions in the Avdiivka and Novopavlivka areas. Thus, during January 30, russian troops shelled 10 settlements in the Donetsk Oblast.
Over the past day, units of the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled the occupiers’ attacks near Yampolivka, Spirne, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Ivanivske, Avdiivka, Vodiane, Pervomaiske, and Vuhledar in the Donetsk Oblast.
On January 30, the russians wounded 3 residents of the Donetsk Oblast: in Kostiantynivka, Kurakhove, and Bakhmut.
Since February 24, the russians have killed 1,335 civilians of the Donetsk Oblast, and wounded another 2,933. The number of casualties in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
In the Avdiivka sector, Berdychi, Tonenke, Severne, Vodiane, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, and Pobeda in the Donetsk Oblast came under enemy tank, mortar and artillery fire.
In the Donetsk sector, one person was wounded in Kurakhove yesterday afternoon, two high-rise buildings and three private houses were damaged. At night and in the morning, there were two artillery attacks on Avdiivka; no casualties were reported.
Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion
In the direction of Bakhmut, Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Ozarianivka, Druzhba, Ivanopillia and New York of the Donetsk Ob last were affected by fire.
In the direction of Horlivka, the russians launched a rocket attack on Ivanopil of the Kostiantynivka community. Three private houses were damaged. Two more houses were damaged on the outskirts of Chasiv Yar.
The situation is tense in the Soledar community. One house in Vasiukivka and several houses in Paraskoviivka were damaged. In Toretsk, the russians targeted a mine building. There are no casualties.
As a result of russian shelling of Bakhmut on January 31, two people were killed. One of the dead is a minor boy. Four more civilians were injured. Shells damaged the last pharmacy in the city.
Volnovakha and Volnovakha Raion
In the Volnovakha direction, the Vugledar community is suffering. There were four hits in Novoukrainka and intense fire in Vuhledar. There was no information about the victims.
Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion
In the Lyman direction, the enemy shelled Yampolivka, Dibrova, Yampil and Spirne in Donetsk Oblast.
With the support of the Mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine, specialists of the Kramatorskyi Vodokanal”utility company ” are installing ground fire hydrants that will provide water for special vehicles of the State Emergency Service for firefighting, as well as for refueling cars with drinking water in the absence of centralized water supply in the city.
Yesterday, the enemy carried out artillery strikes with anti-aircraft missiles on the water area and the settlement of the Ochakiv community. As a result, administrative buildings, residential buildings and farm buildings were destroyed and damaged. There are no casualties.
Also yesterday, the enemy shelled the Kutsuruby community with multiple rocket launchers. There were no injuries or damage.
In Mykolaiv, Pervomaisk, Voznesensk and Bashtanska raions, the day and night passed relatively calmly.
Yesterday, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi and the Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederikse, paid a working visit to the Mykolaiv Oblast. The delegation included Minister of Defense of Denmark Jakob Elleman-Jensen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Lars Lücke Rasmussen, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak, Deputy Prime Minister for the Reconstruction of Ukraine — Minister of Community Development, Territories and Infrastructure of Ukraine Oleksandr Kubrakov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba. During the visit, the President held a meeting on the current situation in the Oblast. The head of state and the Danish delegation also visited one of the city’s hospitals, where they talked with military personnel who are being treated there. Together they visited one of the port enterprises of the Oblast, which was fired upon by the russians. They discussed the current economic situation and possible support for business in the Oblast. They visited a water purification station. This is a project that was implemented with the assistance of our partners from Denmark. There they discussed the issues of water purification and re-equipment of water pumping stations in the city.
During the day, russian troops shelled the Kherson community 11 times. In total, since November 20, 2022, 1,739 shellings have been recorded in the community, 74 people were killed, including one child, and 207 were injured, including five children.
During the day, russian troops shelled the communities of Beryslav, Novovorontsovka, and Novooleksandrivka. Educational institutions, residential buildings and commercial buildings were damaged.
In the Kherson direction, russian troops fired multiple rocket launchers, barrel artillery and mortars of the past era at seven settlements of the Kherson Oblast: Odradokamianka, Ivanivka, Tokarivka, Antonivka, Pervomaiske, Veletenske and Kherson.
In the Kherson direction, in the area of islands, the russian army operates with the help of sabotage and reconnaissance groups. All reconnaissance attempts end either in their destruction or retreat.
In the schools of the Kakhovka Raion, the russian occupiers forbid children to study online in Ukrainian schools and threaten to forcibly take them deep into the occupied territories and to russia.
In the Tavriisk of the Skadovsk Raion, in the premises of a kindergarten, the russian military deployed a “field hospital” where the occupiers are treated. It is full of seriously wounded russian soldiers.
During the day, the defense forces carried out several strikes on areas where the russian army was concentrated, hitting three control points and two ammunition depots.
The former head of one of the departments of the Pension Fund, who at the beginning of the occupation “headed” a pseudo-organization and organized the payment of pensions in rubles, will be tried in the Kherson Region.
In Kherson, volunteers from the local Dobrobat branch, together with employees of the State Emergency Service, are helping to repair the houses of citizens damaged by russian shelling. Ten objects were worked on in almost two months of work. Volunteers cover broken windows with USB sheets, film and dismantle debris after shelling.
On the Alley of Honorable Military Burials of the Far Eastern Cemetery, residents of Kropyvnytskyi paid last respect to 36-year-old senior soldier, grenade launcher Serhiy Solop. The life of a native of Kropyvnytskyi ended on January 23 near Bakhmut. Two children remained without a father: a son and a daughter. Eternal memory to the defender of Ukraine.
In almost a year, 12 relocated educational institutions received registration in the Kirovohrad Oblast. Thus, eight institutions from the Donetsk Oblast were evacuated to this region; three from the Kherson Oblast; one from Luhansk.
Pocket lard is a specialty dish prepared by Alexandria volunteers. The strategic national product in vacuum bags has a long shelf life and, most importantly, excellent nutritional properties, so it is in demand among fighters.
The documentary photo exhibition “Communism = Rashism” about the crimes of the two regimes against Ukrainians was presented at the Kirovohrad Regional Museum of Local History. The exhibition presented 13 stories about Ukrainians of the 20th and 21st centuries who suffered from the soviet and russian authorities. “Communism=Rashism” is presented in various cities of Ukraine, and it has already been seen in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
At night, the russians shelled Vyshchetarasivka (Nikopol Raion) with heavy artillery. Three private houses, two farm buildings and a power line were damaged there.
During the hostilities, 28-year-old Oleksandr Borsuk from Synelnikovo died fighting for Ukraine. 28-year-old Stanislav Shuba from Zaitsevo was killed by a mine explosion in the Kherson Oblast. The soldier had parents and three sisters. Andrii Parfeniuk from Vilnohirsk, 35-year-old businessman and sportsman Dmytro Pustovoit from Ilarionove community, and 45-year-old sergeant Mykola Smetana from Hrushivka community were killed in the fighting. Eternal Glory to the Heroes.
In Kamianske, the Security Service of Ukraine exposed two collaborators. In social networks, they denied the armed aggression of the russian federation and called for cooperation with the invaders in the occupied territories.
In Dnipro, Maksym, an internally displaced person, makes army stoves. Since the beginning of the full-scale war, he has already made 360 pieces. Maksym uses various metal objects and old boilers for production. The man learned how to make stoves with the help of video instructions.
The “Kryvyi Rih Volunteer Community” team organized a charity collection of waste paper for the benefit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Mostly volunteers collect russian literature. So far, volunteers have handed over 340 kilograms of waste paper. They received a little more than a thousand hryvnias. These funds were spent on 27 disposable showers. They plan to hand them over to the Ukrainian military this week.
Nikopol Hospital No.4 received German portable filtering units for water purification from benefactors. The units will be installed in the food block of the hospital. They were handed over by the public organization “Lviv Ecological Foundation”.
Poltava Oblast received several batches of humanitarian aid from international donors. 3,000 pillows, sets of bed linen and blankets, 1,500 towels and 1,000 thermoses were handed over by the UN. 660 beds with mattresses were delivered by the International Committee of the Red Cross. 4 generators were received from the State Agency of Strategic Reserves of Poland. 24 generators were received from the International Organization for Migration. All this will be distributed among the places of compact residence of internally displaced people in the communities in accordance with applications.
In Poltava, funds are being collected for Starlink for military officer Oleksandr Maslak. Before the war, the soldier was involved in athletics and worked as a school teacher. Now the man stands in defense of Ukraine and performs combat missions.
The monument to Pushkin is planned to be dismantled in the Hadiach community. The monument is located in the village of Bilenchenkivka. Soon it will be transferred to the Hadiach Historical and Local History Museum for temporary storage.
Pavlo Humeniuk, born in 1996, a resident of the Kamianets-Podilskyi community, was killed in Bakhmut (Donetsk region) during mortar shelling. Eternal glory to the Hero.
Reconstruction of the old dormitory for housing for internally displaced persons is underway. This is being done by the initiative team of the CO-HATY co-housing project, attracting international grant funds. As a result, more than 200 people will receive shelter.
A center for psychosocial support of the population was opened in Kamianets-Podilskyi with funding from the Danish Red Cross. It will be a “safe space” for children, meetings and trainings for volunteers and activists.
The young students of the “Adjanta Dance Center” collective organized a charity event “When it’s dark to breathe…” As a result, they collected 20,000 hryvnias for the organization “CITY OF GOODNESS. Center of Kindness for Mother and Child”.
In Lviv, cooking workshops on making eclairs, orange pies and marmalade are held for internally displaced women. The goal is not to teach cooking, but to support those who were forced to leave their homes due to the war. Culinary therapy is attended by women from Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
In the Rivne Oblast, the Security Service of Ukraine exposed a former employee of the Rivne NPP who justified the actions of the russian invaders. The criminal has repeatedly discredited Ukrainian military personnel. During the search, computer equipment and a mobile phone, which were used to distribute anti-Ukrainian materials, were seized. The perpetrator was informed of the suspicion.
In Rivne, animal rights activists organized a photo shoot for homeless cats and dogs with disabilities. Thus, within the framework of the “X-Men” project, money is collected for the rehabilitation of injured animals.
Bukovyna mourns the Hero who gave his life for the freedom and independence of Ukraine: farewell to soldier Dmytro Babiichuk was held in the village of Bobivtsi.
Residents of Sokyriany community handed over aid to the soldiers in the Kharkiv direction. It is about three thermal imagers and two generators. Caring residents of the community, natives of the region living abroad, relatives and friends of the defenders joined the fundraising. They also filled the car with all the necessary things: trench candles, camouflage nets, fresh baked goods, fragrant homemade dishes, preserves, honey and many different goodies.
Large families and IDPs living in Nedoboivtsi community received humanitarian aid from the Bukovyna Communities Development Agency. It is about 30 sets with products and hygiene products. They were also given to families raising children with disabilities.
193 wards are cared for in the Khotyn psychoneurological boarding house: they are treated, rehabilitated, and have leisure time organized. 47 of them are IDPs who came to the institution from Luhansk and Kharkiv oblasts.
More than 52 million hryvnias of “chief aid” will be directed to military units located in Uzhgorod. Of these, 44.8 million hryvnias for 2023 will be directed in Uzhgorod to the Program of Chief Assistance to Military Units located in the city for 2023-2024.
Get rid of the old for the new. The Zakarpattia Oblast Library for Children and Youth initiated the collection of old books. They will be handed over for waste paper, and new books (necessarily in Ukrainian) will be purchased with the proceeds.
Zakarpattia authors of children’s books ask the president to declare January 30 as Children’s Book Day of Ukraine. A corresponding appeal has already been sent to the president.Last modified: 1 Лютого, 2023