Ukraine in brief: Latest regional news July 22, 2022 (photo)

Materials compiled by Tetiana Kliuchnyk-Horobets, Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Halyna Radevych, Ioanna Kryvenko

Editor-in-chief, Ukrainian Women’s Guard Ruslan Polishchuk

It has been the 149th day of the Ukrainian people’s heroic resistance to the russian invasion.

Ukraine briefly:

It has been the 149th day of the Ukrainian people’s heroic resistance to the russian invasion.

Here is operational information from the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces regarding the Russian invasion as of 6pm:

The situation towards Volyn and Polissia tensions remained unchanged.

Towards Siversk, to suppress actions of the Defense Forces units and demonstrate its presence, the enemy fired from barrel artillery Kamyanska Sloboda and Mykolaivka of Chernihiv oblast and Volfyne in Sumy oblast.

Towards Kharkiv, the enemy applied barrel and rocket artillery to shelling Bazaliivka, Borshchova, Dementiivka, Duvanka, Cherkaski Tyshky, Chuhuiv, Ivanivka, Kharkiv, Kutuzivka, Lebiazhe, Mospanove,   Premoha, Petrivka, Prudianka, Pytomnyk, Rtyshchivka, Ruska Lozova, Russki Tyshky, Staryi Saltiv, Slatyne, Udy and Zolochiv,. Airstrikes were recorded near Verkhniy Saltiv.

Towards Sloviansk, the enemy shelled the areas of 18 settlements, in particular, Bohorodychne, Dibrovne, Dolyna and Nortsivka. There was aerial reconnaissance conducted by means of an unmanned aerial vehicle near Velyka Komyshuvakha.

Towards Kramatorsk, the enemy used barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of Donetske, Ivano-Darivka, Hryhorivka, Kramatorsk, Siversk, Spirne, Starodubivka, Vyimka, Zakitne and Zvanivka. Near the latter, the invaders also carried out an airstrike.

All attempts of the enemy to advance towards Verkhnokamianske and Ivano-Darivka failed. The invaders withdrew.

Towards Bakhmut, the enemy fired barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of Bakhmut, Berestove, Belohorivka, Niu York, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Vesele, Yakovlivka, and others. There were airstrikes near Berestove, Bilohorivka, Pokrovske and Vesela Dolyna.

By assault actions, the enemy tried to approach Pokrovske, yet failed and withdrew. There was another unsuccessful attempt to establish control over the territory of the Vuhlehirsk TPP.

Towards Avdiivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia, the situation has not undergone significant changes. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Kamianske and Chervone.

Ukrainian soldiers successfully repelled an assault towards the villages Vesele and Vodiane and drove the enemy to previously occupied positions.

Towards South Buh, the enemy carried out an airstrike near Potiomkyne and tried to move towards Andriivka and Bilohorivka, but after a tough rebuff had to retreat.

In the Black Sea, two carriers of high-precision weapons with a total fire potential of up to 16 Kalibr-type cruise missiles are kept ready.

There remains a threat of missile strikes on military facilities and critical infrastructure on the territory of Ukraine.

The moral and psychological state of occupiers remains low, there is a systematic use of alcohol and disobedience to officers. The enemy’s personnel complain about ineffectiveness of their attacks on positions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces. The number of soldiers who resort to sabotage and deliberately disable military equipment is increasing.

The agreement on the opening of “grain corridors” was signed in Istanbul. The parties agreed that there would be no support by russian ships or russian representatives in the ports of Ukraine. All inspections of vessels will be carried out by joint groups in Turkish waters. In case of provocations, an immediate military response will be provided. Thanks to the implementation of the agreement, Ukraine will receive almost $ 1 billion in profit on a monthly basis.

Since the beginning of the war, the city of Izium in Kharkiv oblast has suffered the most missile attacks, as reported in the NSDC. 476 missile strikes of Russian invaders were recorded. Mariupol and Mykolaiv take the second and third places as for the number of strikes.

By the end of the year, the Verkhovna Rada will adopt the required laws to start negotiations on joining the European Union. This was stated by the Chairman of the Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk. The main activity on European integration will begin in September.

Eastern regions

Kharkiv oblast

The situation on the contact line is under control. Towards Kharkiv, the enemy continues to shell settlements with artillery. In the Izium district, the invaders shelled the areas of Chepil, Dibrivne, Karnaukhivka, Kurulka and Mykilske.

According to the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, overnight the invaders shelled Rohan village, Kharkiv oblast. An unused building was damaged and a fire broke out. Preliminarily, no one was injured.

Over the past 24 hours, the enemy shelled Saltiv and Kyiv districts with MRLs. 3 people were killed as a result of the shelling. 5 people remain in extremely serious condition.

Kharkiv city. Photo: Facebook/Head Department of State Emergency Service in Kharkiv oblast

Russian invaders shelled the Chuhuiv district in the past 24 hours. Houses, outbuildings and cars were damaged and fires broke out. There were no casualties.

According to the head of Zolochiv settlement, Viktor Kovalenko, Russian shelling of Zolochiv settlement, Kharkiv oblast, killed a woman and injured a 29-year-old man.

Zolochiv, Kharkiv oblast, 22 July, 2022З. Photo: Viktor Kovalenko

According to Kharkivoblenerho JSC,  Vilkhivka village, which has been out of power since the beginning of hostilities, now has electricity. It should be noted that due to the hostilities the houses and infrastructure of Vilkhivka suffered significant damage. Explosions destroyed the electrical substation from which the village was powered.

Repair work. Photo from social media

Judges of the Kharkiv District Administrative Court provided quadcopters and thermal imagers to the Armed Forces of Ukraine to defend Kharkiv and Kharkiv oblast.

Armed Forces of Ukraine with new quadcopters and thermal imagers. Photo from Kharkiv Regional Military Administration website

Donetsk oblast

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, towards Bakhmut, russians stormed Dolomitne-Novoluhanske and Striapivka-Soledar, suffered losses and withdrew. They continue to attempt an assault on the Vuhlehirsk TPP.

The invaders continue shelling the entire region. The most powerful missile strike was launched by the russians in Kramatorsk. A five-storey building and 85 houses were damaged and a school was destroyed. In the region, 5 people were killed and 10 injured.

According to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, as of 7 am on 22 July, the bodies of 3 people were found under the rubble of a school in Kramatorsk, which was shelled by the invaders on 21 July. Rescue and search operations continue.

Destroyed school in Kramatorsk. Photo from social media

As a result of the enemy shelling, the roof was damaged and a fire broke out in two classrooms of Bakhmut Industrial College. The fire was extinguished. There were no casualties.

Industrial College. Photo from social media

According to the City Council, russian troops will close the entrance and exit from Mariupol from the evening of 22 July until the morning of 25 July to search for partisans and intensify filtration.

The invaders in Mariupol plan to demolish residential buildings which they destroyed by themselves. Only in the city centre, there will be no more than 35 buildings. Mariupol mayor councillor, Petro Andriushchenko, said that about 8K people were left without homes.

Map of Mariupol city marked by invaders. Photo from social media

According to Mariupol mayor councillor, Petro Andriushchenko, Mariupol teachers who agreed to cooperate with the invaders were sent for so-called “retraining” to Rostov-on-Don. They are studying “methods of teaching the russian language and history” there.

Russian troops destroyed the Tree of Life and Kestrel mosaics in Mariupol created in 1967 to decorate the interior in the building of the former Ukraina restaurant. These works are considered the gems of Mariupol collection of monumentalism.

Destroyed mosaics. Photo: Yevgen Nikiforov/Facebook

The White Angel Police Group continues to assist residents of the Marinka community living on the front line. Law enforcers delivered another humanitarian cargo – food and drinking water – to Krasnohorivka under shelling. A total of 147 packages were delivered.

Humanitarian aid. Photo from National Police website

Luhansk oblast

On the Luhansk frontline, the region continues to hold the defense.

According to Head of Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Haidai, the Russian invaders carried out two missile and two air strikes on Luhansk oblast’s settlements and shelled them with artillery and mortars. The invaders carried out an assault near Verkhnokamianka and from the direction of the Lysychansk oil refinery. The Ukrainian troops stopped them, causing damage.

Destroyed building of Luhansk oblast. Photo from Luhansk Regional Military Administration website

As a result of the successful work of Ukrainian artillerymen in destroying enemy ammunition depots, the russian troops have complicated logistics in delivering ammunition. In addition, there are also problems with personnel – their army has huge casualties.

According to Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Haidai, there is no mass collaboration among the executive staff in the local government and law enforcement agencies in Luhansk oblast.

Northern regions

Kyiv oblast

The head of Kyiv RMA Oleksii Kuleba informed that despite difficulties that businesses face due to the full-scale war, the number of business entities in Kyiv oblast has increased by 1856 and individual entrepreneurs – by 4898. 

Following an invitation from Ferencváros region Mayor Kristina Barany, 56 children from Kyiv oblast went on a tourist trip to the youth camp “Ferencvárosi Gyermek-és Ifjúsági Tábor”. Children accompanied by adults will spend five days on Lake Balaton in Hungary. The program provides five meals a day, medical care, and a variety of entertainment. This was reported by the Children and Family Service of the Kyiv Regional State Administration.

Children went on a vacation. Photo: Kyiv RMA website.

On July 29, the municipal bookstore Siaivo Knyhy will host a workshop on making survival bracelets, which will be sent to defenders of Ukraine on the front lines.

A survival bracelet. Photo: Kyiv RMA website.

About 1,500 tons of food have been allocated from the reserves of the Humanitarian Headquarters of Kyiv to help the internally displaced people who arrived in Kyiv from the regions of ongoing hostilities. This was reported by the Kyiv City State Administration.

Mine safety training for both children and adults will be held in Kyiv this week. The methodology was developed by volunteers together with the Kyiv City Military Administration, the State Emergency Service, and K9 specialists from the National Police. This was reported in the Kyiv City Council.

Zhytomyr oblast

Zhytomyr Regional State Administration held an online meeting with the heads of district military administrations on internally displaced persons in the oblast. Notably, 36,047 internally displaced families are registered in Zhytomyr oblast, including 474 families with many children.

Online meeting in Zhytomyr Regional State Administration. Photo: Zhytomyr Regional State Administration website.

Representatives of the Zhytomyr oblast national scout organization “Plast” met with the leaders of the Zhytomyr RMA to discuss their participation in the defense of Ukraine against russian military aggression. It is worth noting that the scout organization has been actively involved in volunteer work and contributed a large amount of aid to the AFU since the beginning of the full-scale war.

A meeting with the scout organization. Photo: Zhytomyr RMA website.

Sumy oblast

The Ministry of Integration has updated the current list of communities in the areas of hostilities. The 20th community of Sumy oblast to be included in this list was the Druzhba community of the Shostka district.

During the past day, the villages of Volfyne of the Sumy district and Starikove of the Shostka district came under enemy fire. A total of 26 shots were recorded. According to these facts, the police have opened criminal proceedings for violation of the laws and customs of war.

The head of the Sumy Regional State Administration, Dmytro Zhivytskyi reported that the russians shelled the territory of the Esman community in the evening. There were 6 hits from artillery. There are no casualties or damage.

Over the past day, pyrotechnics of the Interregional Rapid Response Center of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine discovered 52 explosive items on the territory of Sumy oblast. They include artillery shells, anti-tank grenade launchers, rockets and components of active tank armour.

Explosive objects were detected. Photo from the website of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Sumy oblast.

The director of the education department of the Sumy Regional Government Office, Viktoriya Hrobova  reported that with the beginning of the new academic year, a distance learning centre for schoolchildren who were forced to leave abroad with the outbreak of hostilities will open in Sumy oblast. Currently, there are about 16K such children, but most of the parents are going to return home as soon as the situation normalizes.

An on-site meeting of the regional operational headquarters on preparing the economy for work in the autumn-winter period of 2022-2023 was held in the Okhtyrka district. At the meeting, it was about preparation for the new heating period. The Sumy Regional State Administration plans to focus on those areas where critical infrastructure facilities were destroyed due to the hostilities.

In Sumy oblast, restoration of another bridge, which was destroyed due to military operations, has begun. According to Head of the RMA Dmytro Zhivytskyi, this will allow establishment of a convenient transport connection between the settlements of Konotop region and several districts of the oblast.

Chernihiv oblast

The State Emergency Service in Chernihiv oblast reported that during the day, groups of pyrotechnicians of the State Emergency Service defused 230 explosive objects. It should be noted that a total of 35,156 explosive items have been seized since the beginning of hostilities.

Specialists of the State Emergency Service and the Department for Emergency Situations and Protection of the Civilian Population of the ChCC gave a several-hour training session for the heads of kindergartens in Chernihiv with practice of first aid skills. It should be noted that 7 Chernihiv kindergartens are already ready to resume work. There are shelters where you can wait out the alarm period.

Training for kindergarten managers. Photo from the website of the city council.

At one of the enterprises of Chernihiv oblast, command and staff training was held on responding to emergency situations of a man-made nature. The training was conducted by the rescuers of the Main Directorate of the Regional State Emergency Service. Joint actions during liquidation of an emergency situation were mastered.

Education of the State Emergency Service. Photo from the MRA website.

Active work on restoration of damaged infrastructure continues in the oblast. Currently, heating radiators are being installed and windows are being repaired in the regional children’s hospital, the regional psychoneurological hospital and the Chernihiv City Hospital No. 3.

Central regions

Vinnytsia oblast

Over the course of the week, more than 300 people applied to register damage caused by the missile attack on Vinnytsia on July 14.

In the Kalynivska community of Vinnytsia oblast, firewood for educational institutions has started to be collected.

To support the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in Tyvriv, Vinnytsia oblast, a mini-fair was held, organized by volunteers of the Medina Charitable Foundation. There were no fixed prices for goods. Money is collected for a drone for Ukrainian defenders.

Photo from the internet

Dnipropetrovsk oblast

At night, the enemy shelled 3 districts of Dnipropetrovsk region: Nikopol, Synelnykove, and Kryvyi Rih.

After the night shelling of Nikopol, a private house and 3 outbuildings were destroyed. About 90 buildings were damaged. Gas and water pipelines were also damaged. A railway track was destroyed.

In the Pokrovsk community, the enemy hit warehouses. The power line is damaged. Several villages are without electricity.

In Apostolovo, 53 private and 12 multi-storey buildings were damaged. 8 people were injured, three of them are currently hospitalized. 3 schools of the city were damaged.

Photo of Lyceum № 1 in Apostolovo. Photo from the internet

Due the day, russian occupiers  shelled Velika Kostromka in Kryvyi Rih district several times. 1 house was destroyed, 5 were partially damaged. There are no victims.

Kirovohrad oblast

Head of the regional department of agro-industrial development Valeriya Furmanova informed that the first million tons of grain were harvested in Kirovohrad oblast. The yield is 7% lower than last year.

The humanitarian centre in Kropyvnytskyi, which currently operates on the basis of School No. 34, will be transferred to the Central Ukrainian National Technical University.

Poltava oblast 

400 food packages were distributed among visually impaired residents of Poltava oblast.

Photo from social networks

Harvesting of early grain crops has begun in Poltava oblast. Wheat and barley are threshed. Currently, the crop has been harvested from 70K hectares.

Cherkasy oblast

In Cherkasy, bone marrow transplantation from a non-birth donor is being restored, which was temporarily suspended due to a full-scale invasion of russia.

Southern regions

Zaporizhzhia oblast

The situation has not undergone significant changes towards Zaporozhzhia. The enemy is concentrating its main efforts on holding the occupied positions.

The enemy carried out 67 attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian defenders, using tank weapons, rocket and barrel artillery along the entire line of contact.

The police received 6 reports about destruction of civil infrastructure objects as a result of shelling by the russian occupation forces.

During the day, 1,686 people, including 482 children, were evacuated to Zaporizhzhia.

Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov reported that the occupiers placed barracks and military equipment in the 5th lyceum in Melitopol. The lyceum is located in a densely populated area of ​​the city. The occupiers also seized a factory of tractor silencers.

According to the Zaporizhia Regional Employment Centre, there are 28 people per one vacancy in Zaporizhia oblast. As of today, almost 18K people are registered in the centre. There are currently 715 vacancies. The average salary is about UAH 9,000. Locksmiths, plumbers, gas-electric welders are in the greatest demand.

Assistance centres for internally displaced persons from Berdiansk and Vasylivska districts were opened in Zaporizhzhia. This was reported by the Zaporizhzhia RMA. Displaced people can receive a wide range of assistance in the centres,  including medical, psychological, legal, etc. There is also a children’s area, and humanitarian aid is provided, in particular, from international partners World Central Kitchen.

Assistance centres for internally displaced people in Zaporizhzhia. Photo: Zaporizhzhia RMA

The European Union imposed sanctions on Volodymyr Rohov, a pro-russian propagandist and coordinator of “aid” to militants of illegal military formations from Zaporizhzhia.

Mykolaiv Oblast

Ukrainian defenders hit the place of concentration of enemy personnel in Mykolaiv oblast.

The enemy shelled the Pervomaisk community in Mykolaiv oblast. A store building and a garage cooperative were hit. At dawn, the russians shelled the village of Novomykolaivka. Shelling was also recorded in the direction of Kyselivka and Maksymivka. There is no information about damage or casualties.

The Shyrokove community in the Bashtanka district was shelled early in the morning. Agricultural buildings were hit. There are no casualties.

Shelling continues along the demarcation line in the Bereznehuvate community. Information on casualties and damage is being clarified.

Firefighters extinguished 6 fires in Mykolaiv oblast that as a result of enemy shelling. This is reported by the Main Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Mykolaiv Oblast. The fires occurred in Mykolaiv, Bashtanka and Mykolaiv districts.

Fire in Mykolaiv Oblast. Photo: Mykolaiv RMA

Schools begin the new academic year online in Mykolaiv. The mayor Oleksandr Sienkevych told about it. The two Mykolaiv schools damaged by russian missiles will not be repaired, they must be rebuilt.

 Volunteers handed over three ambulances for medical institutions of Mykolaiv oblast and two SUVs for the military.

Ambulances from volunteers. Photo: Mykolaiv OVA

The Tactical Pause film festival will be held under cover in Mykolaiv. This was reported by the Ukrainian Film Academy.

Odesa oblast

The ships of the enemy fleet in the Black Sea located in the missile safety zone continue to threaten to use 16 Kalibr missiles without changes in number and tasks.

Farmers collected more than one and a half million tons of grain in Odesa oblast. This was reported by the Odesa RMA. Currently, more than 588 hectares of fields have been threshed in the region, and the average yield is 25.5 centners of grain per hectare.

Kherson Oblast

According to the “South” Operational Command, hostilities are taking place in the communities of Beryslav, Kakhovka and Kherson districts in Kherson oblast.

As part of the fire missions, the Ukrainian missile and artillery units neutralized 9 occupiers, a “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and a “Msta-S” self-propelled howitzer. Final losses are being clarified.

The enemy continues defensive operations, holding on to retreat lines. After suffering losses, the personnel of the 34th separate motorized rifle brigade of the occupying forces refused to go into battle.

The enemy launched an airstrike near Potiomkine. No losses are reported.

During the combat day, Ukrainian pilots made 8 strikes on enemy positions and reserves.

Five strongholds and two ammunition depots were hit in Skadovsk and Beryslav districts in Kherson oblast.

In total, the Ukrainian military performed over 230 fire missions. So far, the following losses of the enemy were confirmed: 35 occupiers, a self-propelled howitzer “Msta-S”, 2 unmanned scouts, 3 units of armoured vehicles and 8 vehicles. Final losses are still being investigated.

Residents of the territories bordering Snihurivka and Zelenodolske report about the mining of roads and the banks of the Ingulets River. Livestock, which local residents were forced to release, die every day due to mine blasts.

During the week, the occupiers have been checking private garages in Kherson, looking for weapons. There are security checkpoints and enhanced patrolling on the streets of the regional centre.

The seventh package of EU sanctions against russia for the full-scale invasion of Ukraine was published in the official journal of the EU. The restrictions also apply to the collaborator, the so-called “mayor” of Kherson Oleksandr Kobets.

The occupation authorities of Kherson oblast launched a “new institution” on the basis of the academy of continuing education with the same name as the academy. This was announced on the institution’s Facebook page.

Western regions

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said that the security situation towards Volyn and Polissya did not change significantly, but a strict ban was imposed on citizens visiting forests in the north of Volyn oblast. The border with belarus is guarded. In case of provocations of the Armed Forces, the Territorial Defense and volunteer units are ready for decisive action.


A meeting with representatives of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Ukraine took place in the Volyn RMA. They discussed issues related to the shelter of internally displaced persons, humanitarian aid, coordination of non-governmental organizations’ activities in the region.

Residents of Lutsk bought an SUV for the soldiers of the 14th brigade, which will soon be transferred to the front line.

The RMA reported that a group of 40 children of Volyn soldiers and fallen Heroes went to the city of Brno in the Czech Republic for rehabilitation. The trip is taking place at the invitation of the “Teen Challenge Int.CR” organization from the Czech Republic, which took over all the financial expenses for transportation and stay of the children on vacation.


Children who went on vacation to the Czech Republic. Photo from social networks

In the village of Oleksandrivka, the Kopachivska community, children organized a “blockpost” where they sell hand-made products. And the proceeds are transferred to the lyceum, where they prepare delicacies for Ukrainian defenders.

In Rozhyshche, Sashko Kolochynskyi saw a message about collecting money for an anti-drone for the military on the front lines, broke up his piggy bank and handed everything over to the Armed Forces.

Young benefactor. Photo from social networks

The director of the communal enterprise “Lutsk City Children’s Polyclinic”, Oksana Leshchynska, reported that families of displaced persons, as well as families who found themselves in difficult life circumstances due to the war, received humanitarian assistance for the care of children in the departments of the Lutsk City Children’s Polyclinic.

Humanitarian aid for children. Photo from social networks

During the winter semester, 60 students of the Faculty of Foreign Philology, who will be in Ukraine during their studies at the university, will receive scholarships in the amount of €200 from the University of Fehta (Germany).

Zakarpattia oblast

Almost 880K tons of grain crops were moved to the European Union through Zakarpattia Customs.

9-year-old Lida from Mukachevo gave UAH 6K and EUR 40 as a gift for her birthday to the Armed Forces. The girl sent half of the sum for wounded soldiers in the Zakarpattia Military Support Movement, and the rest – for a car for the Armed Forces.

Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

The RSA reported that in the scientific town “New Energy”, which operates on the basis of the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, a charging station based on solar panels was developed for units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Charging station. Photo from the IFRSA website

Lviv oblast

422 people have arrived in Lviv from the places of hostilities by two evacuation trains. 880 people have been sent to Przemysl by four trains.

The fourth batch of humanitarian aid from the Shawn Penn charity organization has arrived in Lviv Oblast. Its total cost is UAH 120K. This humanitarian aid was brought to meet the needs that the volunteers gave to the representatives of the CORE charity.

Humanitarian help. Photo from the LRMA website

During the meeting with the representatives of the UN, the leadership of the RMA discussed the issue of humanitarian aid, as well as preparation for the heating season, in particular, installation of solid fuel boilers. Milena Ponsoni, representative of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, assured that this meeting was the beginning of close communication and further cooperation.

Specialists of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) provide free legal assistance and contribute to solving the problems of internally displaced persons and other people who suffered as a result of the war and found shelter in the Stryi district.

The doctors of Stryshchyna received 128 modern medical bags for providing emergency care to patients.

Doctors of Stryshchyna. Photo from the LRMA website

Ihor Solovei, a resident of Sosnivka, the Chervonohrad district, appealed to the Chervonohrad RMA with a desire to join the “1000 cars of freedom” project and donate his own car for the needs of the Armed Forces. The car will be transferred to the front line.

The Lviv City Council, together with the International Organization for Migration in Ukraine (IOM), funded by the government and people of Japan, initiated sightseeing tours along the route of the “Golden Horseshoe of Lviv Region” for migrant children and their families who temporarily live in Lviv modular towns and centers for IDPs.

Lviv medics rescued 17-year-old Pavlo from Donetsk oblast. He almost lost his life, picking up a bottle from the ground, which turned out to be a mine.

Saved youth. Photo from the Lviv City Council

Rivne oblast

In Rivne oblast, kindergarten teacher Anna Lutsyuk organizes the weaving of camouflage nets and encourages others to join. Volunteers have sent 150 nets to the front lines since March.

A charity fair was held in the village of Chudel of the Sarna District, where homemade pastry, goodies, handicrafts, and drawings were sold. UAH 29K collected at the event will be transferred to the Armed Forces.

Charity fair. Photo from the RRSA FB page.

Ternopil oblast

The employees of Ternopil’s cultural institutions gave the Ukrainian defenders advanced modern summer military uniforms that meet all the standards of the Armed Forces.

“Army aid from Ternopil” went from Ternopil to the frontline cities. Over 50 parcels were sent to the military by their relatives. The car was also loaded with military equipment, quadcopters, generators, tactical shoes and other things that our defenders needed.

Khmelnytskyi oblast

Representatives of the charity foundation “Volunteers of Podillia” have purchased 15 cars for the military, which will soon go to the hottest spots in Ukraine, where confrontation with russian invaders continues.

Chernivtsi oblast

Mykola Daskalyuk, a resident of the Brusnytsk community, sent a night vision device to the soldiers at the front.

Night vision device. Photo from the CHRMA website.

International support

France gave a mobile DNA laboratory for the identification of war victims to Ukraine.The Office of the Prosecutor General received a specialized car.

Estonia allocated over 5 million euros to educational institutions to teach children from Ukraine. Tallinn created 1K additional places in institutions of general secondary and vocational and technical education to continue the education of children temporarily displaced from Ukraine.

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosirequires the Secretary of State Anthony Blinken demands to declare russia a state sponsor of terrorism. A draft resolution on recognition of the rf’s actions in Ukraine as genocide of the Ukrainian people appeared in the US Senate.

The head of the German Foreign Ministry announces that air defense systems, which Germany promised to transfer to Ukraine, are in production and will be ready by the end of summer.

Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann, Head of the Bundestag Defense Committee states that Germany favors direct supplies of heavy weapons to Ukraine, because the exchange scheme with third countries does not work properly.

Since the beginning of the war, Canada has delivered over 1 300 tons of military aid to Ukraine. Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand notes that “Canadian support for Ukraine is strong and unwavering”.

In the computer game FIFA 23 there will be no russian teams. “EA Sports stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and, like many voices in the world of football, calls for peace and the end to the invasion of Ukraine. In line with our partners at FIFA and UEFA, EA Sports will not include the national team of russia or russian clubs in FIFA 23,” the company said in a statement.

The Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation for IT Development Oleksandr Bortnyakov announced that TikTok transferred Ukraine to the European region.

Ukrainian Oleg Sirenko created a Spotify playlist as an appeal to the world. The playlist “If Ukraine’s message to the world was a Spotify playlist” contains 16 songs. If you read the song titles together, you get: “Hey, world! This is Ukraine. We are so grateful, thanks for the support. But we are still fighting evil russia, so please give us more weapons A.S.A.P. (as soon as possible). PS. Thank you. Light will win over darkness.”

Playlist of songs. Photo from social networks

LEGO dedicated new figurines to the heroic defenders of Azovstal and Mariupol.

In the photo, Denis Prokopenko (“Radis”, commander of the “Azov” regiment), Bohdan Krotevich (“Tavr” chief of staff) and Svyatoslav Palamar (“Kalyna” deputy commander). Photo from social network.

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