The two hundred-nineteenth (219) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.


The two hundred-nineteenth (219) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

About us: The “Active Community” initiative was launched by activists of the “Republika” Institute after the Euromaidan (2014), which focused on the activation and involvement of Ukrainians in the decision-making process. The goal for 2025: to activate and involve at least 1% of citizens in making decisions and promoting reforms in Ukraine on a systematic basis for the well-being of Ukrainian communities. Today we work in 30 communities in Ukraine.

Northern oblasts


A meeting of the Confederation of Builders of Ukraine dedicated to the reconstruction of the country was held in Kyiv yesterday. Analysts, builders, businessmen, community leaders discussed the current state of the construction industry and prospects for the revival of destroyed cities.

Shelters are planned to be built at public transport stops in Kyiv so that people can hide there during air raid alerts.

People in Kyiv change street name signs on their own, without waiting for the local authorities to do it.

Kyiv Oblast

Mayor of Irpin Oleksandr Markushyn discussed with Lithuanian diplomats the plan of reconstruction of the Irpin kindergarten “Radist” (Joy) destroyed by the russians and the project of a new preschool institution building.

Irpin Mayor Oleksandr Markushyn and Deputy of the City Council Stanislav Fedorov met with representatives of the charitable organizations “Child Fund” (Germany), “We World” (Italy) and “Yellow-Blue Wings” (Ukraine) and discussed with them the expansion of the range of assistance provided by these organizations to the residents of Irpin.

The Leroy Merlin company will provide free building materials to restore the damaged buildings in Irpin. 

In Bucha, the Diia.Business center, which was damaged by the russian occupiers, has resumed its work. Today, it is a new state-of-the-art premises where entrepreneurs can get advice, learn, further develop and scale up.


Volodymyr Syrotenko, a teacher of physics at the Bohuslav Academic Lyceum No. 1, received the oblast award “Educational Achievement of the Kyiv Oblast”. He prepared the winners of the 2nd oblast stage and the 3rd stage of the All-Ukrainian competition for the defense of research works of students-members of the Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the sections “Experimental Physics” and “Electronics and Instrumentation”. With their projects in physics, students of the Bohuslav Lyceum No. 1 won gold and bronze in the top three.

An art therapy master class was held in Bohuslav. The team of “Active Community” in cooperation with the local weaver Valentyna Tkach conducted mandala therapy for all those willing. Participants made their own talismans, jewelry, dream catchers, etc. According to the coordinator, these classes help the participants restore their internal balance and find a resource for life and adaptation to new conditions.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Zhytomyr, three soldiers who were killed fighting for the Kherson Oblast in the spring were escorted on their final journey. Their bodies were found and identified only after the liberation of several settlements in the oblast. Ihor Lohunov, Anton Kvashuk, and Artem Smoliuk returned home on the shield. The heroes are buried at the Smolyan Military Cemetery.

September 30 from Zhytomyr State University named after People were evacuated from Ivan Franko after a suspicious object was found in the men’s restroom. The message came from the university administration. An investigative-operational group, bomb squads and other police units went to the scene. About 500 people were evacuated from one of the academic buildings. No explosives were found.

In September, the Zhytomyr Oblast Blood Center stocked 500 doses of red blood cells for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They state that the number of donors has doubled over the past month.

Chernihiv Oblast

During September 29, russian troops continued to shell the border areas of the Chernihiv Oblast. The Novhorod-Siversk and Horodnia communities came under fire. At about 12 o’clock, the russians fired 9 artillery shells on the territory of the Novhorod-Siversk community. And at about 2 p.m., the Horodnia community was under enemy mortar fire. Border guards recorded 20 explosions of 120 mm mortar shells.

Near one of the villages of the Koriukivka Raion, the police found a cache with weapons and ammunition left by the russian military. The cache contained: an RPG-22 grenade launcher; 120 rounds of ammunition for automatic small arms of 5.45 mm caliber; ammunition for the 14.5 mm KPVT heavy tank-mounted machine-gun, 5 F-1 and RGD-5 hand grenades; two anti-tank mines; flare cartridges and VOG fragmentation grenade rounds. The weapons and ammunition will be transferred to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In Chernihiv, people who will be able to live there for more than a year are already settling in the modular town located in Novoselivka. During this time, their destroyed or damaged housing must be restored by the local authorities.

Sumy Oblast

Last night russians opened mortar fire on the outskirts of one of the villages of Bilopillia community. 5 houses, the house of culture, and a power line were damaged.

Sumy said goodbye to Vladyslav Rudnytskyi, who fell on the battlefield during the war.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Over the past day, the enemy continued shelling the settlements of the Kupiansk, Bohodukhiv, Izium, Kharkiv, and Chuhuiv raions of the Kharkiv Oblast.

Kupiansk and the Kupiansk Raion suffer the most from enemy shelling. Over the past day, 6 civilians were hospitalized with wounds in the Kupiansk Raion. One more wounded person was hospitalized in the Izium Raion.

The process of demining continues in the region. During the day, the pyrotechnic units of the State Emergency Service defused 1,378 explosive devices.

Donetsk Oblast

At night, the russians opened fire in the direction of Horlivka. There were no casualties, but a private house in Zalizne was damaged.

On September 29, the russian military killed 8 civilians in the Donetsk Oblast: four in Dolyna, one in Bohorodychne, one in Sloviansk, one person in Vodiane, another in the village of Shevchenko. 17 people were injured.

In total, since February, 909 civilians of the Donetsk Oblast have been killed by enemy rockets, and another 2,288 have been injured. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is still unknown.

The operation to encircle the russian military group near Lyman in Donetsk Oblast is nearing completion. Earlier, the leader of the fake “Donetsk people’s republic” pushylin said that Lyman was “in the semi-circle of Ukrainian forces.” In the latest report of the American Institute for the Study of War, analysts suggest that Ukrainian forces have almost completed the encirclement of the russian army in Lyman.


Over the last day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Bohorodychne, Blakytni Ozera, Shchurove, Dibrova and Ozerne in the Kramatorsk direction. There was no information about the destruction and the victims.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

In the east of the Pokrovsk Raion, one person was wounded as a result of shelling in Kurakhovo. The russians also fired at Marinka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka and Kostiantynivka in the Marinka community, at Pervomaiske, Vodiane, and Novoselivka Persha in the Ocheretyne community, and at Avdiivka. There are no without casualties.

3,000 food kits were received from the “HEKS EPER” fund for privileged categories of residents in Pokrovsk.

The Novohrodivka community of the Pokrovsk Raion received another substantial aid from the “NEW WAY” Charitable Foundation. This time, the charitable organization provided people with containers for drinking water. Having problems with water supply and limited access to drinking water, such support was timely.


In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery. Verkhniokamianske, Vyimka, Spirne, Vesele, Bilohorivka, Yakovlika, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Odradivka, Zaitseve, Pivnichne and Maiorsk came under enemy fire. There is no information about the destruction and victims.

The coordinator of the AUI «Active Community” in the city of Bakhmut, Lilia Dudnyk, organizes excursions to the regional local history museum in Cherkasy. As part of the project “Integration of IDPs into the city of Cherkasy” with the support of the “Renaissance” International Fund, about 100 IDPs visited the museum for free just last week. According to Lilia Dudnyk, such events help people socialize, make new acquaintances, and adapt to a new place of residence.


Mobilization is being prepared in Mariupol. The military commandant’s office thoroughly checks men’s documents on the streets. People with Donetsk registration are immediately sent to the front.

Russians began to rebuild all the non-residential high-rise buildings into dormitories.

The russians stuck stickers on the buses that remained intact in Mariupol, as if st. petersburg had given these buses to Mariupol.


Luhansk Oblast

The occupation authorities report on another “success” in the construction sector. Allegedly, 51 schools and 21 kindergartens have already been restored on the territory of the so-called “LNR” by the regions of the russian federation under the coordination of the Ministry of Education and Culture. All these schools are located in the occupied part of the Luhansk Oblast in 2014 or in captured settlements in the first days of the invasion of 2022, where during the last two years many schools and kindergartens had been restored under the program of President Zelenskyi “Great construction”. At the same time, not a single educational institution has been restored in the completely destroyed Popasna, Girske, mutilated Rubizhne, Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk.

In the occupied in 2022 cities of the Luhansk Oblast , it is impossible to start the heating period. The russians destroyed almost the entire infrastructure there. It will have to be built from scratch.

The Security Service of Ukraine reported suspicion to a man who, at the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the russian federation, helped the occupiers capture his hometown and neighboring Sievierodonetsk. For this purpose, he transmitted to the enemy detailed information about the deployment and movement of the Defense Forces of Ukraine. The traitor was informed of suspicion under three articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine

In total, during September 29, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine carried out 29 strikes.The defeat of six strongholds, twenty areas of weapons and military equipment concentration, as well as three anti-aircraft missile systems of the enemy was confirmed.

Southern oblasts

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

In the morning, the russian invaders fired 16 rockets of S-300 surface-to-air missile system at Zaporizhzhia. Four rocket strikes were made in the area of ​​the carmarket, as well as at the point of concentration of motor vehicles and citizens for departure/entry to/from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine. There was a motorcade of cars with civilians, including volunteers who transport medicine and evacuate people. As a result of the shelling of the humanitarian convoy the number of killed people increased up to 30, including two children. About 88 were injured, among them there are 27 law enforcement officers

Those who lost contact with their relatives after the armed attack at the checkpoint in Zaporizhzhia are asked to contact the police at 0504529195.

In connection with the tragedy and in order to honor the memory of the victims, October 1, 2022 is declared a day of mourning in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. The Security Service of Ukraine initiated criminal proceedings on the fact of shelling of a humanitarian convoy on the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia under Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine – violation of the laws and customs of war.

Mykolaiv Oblast

Yesterday evening, the russians directed the attack of five kamikaze drones in the Mykolaiv Oblast. Three “Shakhedi-136” were shot down over the Mykolaiv Oblast, one attacked an administrative building in the regional center and another fired at an object of critical infrastructure in one of the regions of the Oblast.

Yesterday evening, the enemy struck a residential area of ​​Mykolaiv with “Tornado” cluster munitions. The projectile hit near a public transport stop. As a result, three people died and eleven were injured, one of them was a 17-year-old child. There is also damage to residential buildings and power lines.

At night, Mykolaiv was subjected to enemy rocket fire by S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems. Two of the rockets hit a ten-story building. As a result, one person was unblocked from under the rubble, and eight more people were injured. Three injured people are in serious condition in medical facilities, five were given outpatient care. Four apartments were completely destroyed, six were partially destroyed. 

As of 08:00, the work on clearing the debris at the damaged objects has been completed, all people have been unblocked. A medical facility was also damaged as a result of night shelling. There are no victims or injured.

Yesterday, from 23:30 to 23:40, the enemy attacked the Olshanske community. A critical infrastructure object was hit.

At night, the enemy launched a rocket attack on the settlement Poligon of the Shevchenkove community with S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems. Residential buildings were damaged as a result of the fall of ammunition and their fragments. 

The villages of the Berezneguvate community located on the demarcation line remain under constant russian fire. Yesterday, the enemy shelled the outskirts of Malomykhailivka, the outskirts of Chervonyi Yar and Vysunsk. The enemy also shelled the outskirts of Berezneguvate and Berezneguvate station. Private houses were damaged.

Odesa Oblast

The enemy attacked the southern Odesa Oblast, directing 2 kamikaze drones. Over the Odesa Bay, Air Defense Forces shot down 2 “Shahed-136” drones flying on the approach to the city.

In Odesa, the police exposed the administrators of pro-russian Telegram channels, in which they published the consequences of kamikaze drone hits and justified russia’s actions on the territory of Ukraine. During the search, russian army uniforms and items with prohibited symbols were found.

In Odesa, a traditional annual mini-football tournament was held for the Transitional Cup of the Department of Urban Economy. This year, the team of the 126th separate brigade of Territorial Defense joined the collectives of communal workers.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Two servicemen from the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Volodymyr Leonenko and Ruslan Shokalo, died in the Donetsk direction. The defender Volodymyr Vyshnyakov died in Kharkiv Oblast. Eternal memory to Heroes!

On the night of September 30, the russians fired two “Iskander M” missiles at the Dnipro. Rockets hit a local market and a transport company. One person died, 5 more were injured, two of them were rescued by the State Emergency Service. One is missing. As a result, a two-story administrative building on the territory of the motor transport company and 52 buses were destroyed, 98 buses were damaged. A car wash, an outbuilding, a complex of garage boxes, a gas station, a one-story administrative building and 4 five-story residential buildings nearby were also damaged. By the way, the company transported more than 9 thousand civil citizens every day.

Kyiv will provide Dnipro with 30 passenger buses. This was announced by Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klytschko after a conversation with his colleague Boris Filatov.

At night, the russian army hit the Nikopol Rayon three times with “Grad” multiple rocket launcher systems and heavy artillery. The occupiers shelled the Chervonohryhorivka community twice. The farm building was destroyed. Industrial facilities, residential buildings, a car, a power line and a gas pipeline were also hit by the shelling. A private house was damaged in Nikopol.

Kirovohrad Oblast

In Kpopyvnytskyi, on September 30, were paid the last respects to the 46-year-old soldier Serhii Verbovy, who defended Ukraine from the russian aggression in Donetsk Oblast. On September 26, near the city of Bakhmut, while performing a combat mission, he received non-life-threatening injuries. Eternal glory to the Hero. 

At the session of the Oleksandriya City Council, deputies supported the decision to rename about 20 streets of the community. The complete list of streets with new names can be viewed on the website of the Oleksandriya City Council in the “About the City” section.

Poltava Oblast

Poltava Oblast paid the last respects to its fallen countrymen.. Nazar Polozhii from Shyshaky community, Vasyl Alekseev, Yuriy Trebiny and Oleksandr Bulat from Poltava Raion, Roman Slipych from Poltava gave their lives for the integrity and independence of Ukraine.

In Poltava Oblast, a deputy of the local council will be tried for illegal storage of firearms and ammunition. During the search of the deputy’s place of residence, law enforcement officers discovered and seized Simonov’s self-loading carbine, manufactured by an industrial method, and 80 cartridges, which, according to expert opinions, are suitable for shooting.

Eight rescuers from Poltava Oblast are in Great Britain, where they are learning from the experience of their colleagues. They learn about modern methods of training British fire officers, visit local fire stations. Poltava firefighters will also join the international challenge “Festival of Rescue” for the first time, which will start in Birmingham on September 30 and last for several days. There they will demonstrate their rescue skills during the liquidation of a road accident.

During September 23-27, the European Heritage Days were held in Poltava for the fourth time. Museum employees acted as organizers. Thematic tours with theatrical elements and interactive meetings were presented to the visitors’ attention. Among other things, the participants had the opportunity to learn new little-known facts about the city’s landmarks and luminaries of Ukrainian literature who lived and worked in Poltava.

Western Oblasts

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Ivano-Frankivsk will take “under the care” and help rebuild one of the de-occupied cities in the Kharkiv Oblast. Initially, Ivano-Frankivsk will be responsible for the city of Vovchansk.

Employees of PJSC “Ivano-Frankivskgaz” manufacture “burzhuykas” (metal stoves for heating rooms and cooking food) for the Ukrainian army. Production started back in 2014. Gas workers made the first stoves for their colleagues who served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Subsequently, production was suspended. But with the beginning of a full-scale war, the gas company again began to help the military.

Students of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University collected 110,000 UAH for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the charity event “Dedication to Students”. This money will be used to purchase communication equipment for the military.

Rivne Oblast

More than 100 square meters of camouflage netting was sent from the Rivne Oblast to the combat positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It was woven by volunteers of the Demydiv community. And the community is not going to stop there.

A 13-year-old schoolgirl is holding street checkers tournaments in Zarichne, Rivne Oblast, to help the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Valentyna Kovalevych, a ninth-grader, has been playing checkers for 4 years. In total, she played more than 20 games. The girl donated all the funds collected during the checkers campaign to help the Ukrainian military.  

Khmelnytskyi Oblast


Employees of the Kamianets-Podilskyi Labor Law Enforcement Department inspected Industrialna Street regarding the activities of businesses relocated there from Mykolaiv and Kyiv. Today, the approximate number of employees at these enterprises is about 100 people. And this is almost 120,600 UAH per month of income to the budget. 

Thanks to the cooperation of the Kamianets-Podilskyi City Council and the mission of the international foundation “Act4hunger”, 100 internally displaced persons received targeted food aid. The set includes cereals, flour, cookies, pasta. The package weighs more than 10 kg. .

The coordinator of the AUI “Active Community” in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Slavko Polyatynchuk, took part in a meeting of the city authorities with librarians on the occasion of the All-Ukrainian Library Day. At the event, the city authorities recognized the work of the best library systems that popularize Ukrainian books and domestic publishing houses.

Chernivtsi Oblast 

Head of Chernivtsi Regional Military Administration Ruslan Zaparanyuk met with military chaplains. In particular, they talked about the help to the army. The role of chaplains in the war was also discussed.

In the Novodnistrovsk community, “burzhuyki” (metal stoves for heating the premises and cooking food) are made for the defenders. Volunteers from the charity fund “Aksikor” started the production of such stoves needed by the military. It was at the initiative of local activists that the enterprises “Budmontazhservis-1” and “Prombudmechanization” took up the production. So far, more than a hundred stoves have been produced, some of them have been sent to the front.

In Bukovyna, the “hotline” for IDPs continues to work 0800 33 50 47. Through the call center, thousands of people from all over Ukraine have already found shelter in the Chernivtsi Oblast, and also received the necessary humanitarian aid – food, clothing, medicine. The line has already received more than 40,000 calls.

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