Ukraine in brief: Latest regional news September 03, 2022 (photo)

Materials compiled by Tetiana Kliuchnyk-Horobets, Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Ioanna Kryvenko, Tamara Moshkovska, Sofia Ratynska

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

It has been the 192nd day of Ukraine’s resistance to the russian military invasion. 

Ukraine briefly:

It has been the 192nd day of Ukraine’s resistance to the russian military aggression. 

Here is the operational information from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 6pm:

The enemy continues to focus on establishing full control over the territory of Donetsk Oblast, holding the occupied areas of Kherson, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia and Mykolaiv oblasts. 

Offensive and assault operations continue towards Bakhmut and Avdiivka. The enemy is actively using air defense to backup its troops. Near Kramatorsk and Novopavlivka, the enemy did not conduct any active operations.

8 missile and over 10 air strikes were carried out on military and civilian targets on the territory of our state. The infrastructure of the settlements of Bilohorivka, Bilohiria, Husarivka, Pryshyb, Peremoha, Poltavka, Vremivka, Yakovlivka, Zaitseve, Vodiane were hit. Aerial UAV reconnaissance was conducted. 

The occupiers, feeling insecure, enhanced the administrative and police regime in the settlements located on the banks of the Dnieper River and protection of the coastline in the temporarily occupied areas of Zaporizhzhia and Kherson oblasts. The state russian companies have been informed of new norms for selecting the “volunteers” to go to war. The company Russian Railway has to find up to 10K volunteers for a short-term contract among civilian workers.

There remains a threat of regular massive air and missile strikes on military and critical infrastructure throughout Ukraine.

Towards Volyn and Polissia, the situation has not changed significantly. The Armed Forces of the republic of belarus are checking the readiness of field communication systems when preparing for command and staff exercises. 

In other directions, the enemy shelled military and civilian infrastructure using tanks, combat vehicles, barreled and jet artillery, namely:

  • towards Siversk – three settlements in Chernihiv and one in Sumy oblast;
  • towards Kharkiv – areas of the settlements of Cherkasky Tyshky, Husarivka, Krasnopillia, Nortsivka, Prudianka, Pryshyb, Russky Tyshki, Ruska Lozova, Stary Saltiv; 
  • towards Sloviansk – Karnaukhivka, Nova Dmytrivka, Velyka Komyshuvakha;
  • towards Kramatorsk – Bohorodychne, Raigorodok, Siversk;
  • towards Bakhmut – Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Kodema, Soledar, Vesela Dolyna, Zaitsevo;
  • towards Avdiivka – Berdychi, Novokalynove, Pervomaiske, Vodiane;
  • towards Novopavlivka – Maryinka, Novosilka, Novomikhailivka, Velyka Paraskoviivka, Zolota Nyva;
  • towards Zaporozhzhia – Dorozhnianka, Huliaipole, Novopil, Novoandriivka, Orikhiv, Shcherbaky, Uspenivka, Vremivka.

Towards the South Buh, the enemy carried out shelling along the entire contact line. The enemy conducted intensive UAV reconnaissance totalling over 30 cases. 

The Defense Forces Units hold their positions and do not allow the enemy to advance deep into the territory of our state. The defense forces managed to successfully repel enemy attacks in the areas of Avdiivka, Dolyna, Kodema, Maryinka, Novobakhmutivka, Soledar, Zaitseve.

To support the actions of ground groups, Ukrainian aviation carried out over 5 strikes effectively targeting military equipment, electronic warfare agents, air defense systems and a significant amount of manpower in Donetsk and South Buh areas. 

In different directions, air defense units of our troops destroyed one helicopter, three UAVs and five Kalibr cruise missiles.

Rocket troops and artillery of the Defense Forces continue to perform tasks of counter-battery warfare, destruction of the enemy’s control system and logistics support. Three control points were damaged. One accomodation facility of enemy personnel was destroyed resulting in elimination of a unit of the russian special forces. Information on the death toll is being clarified.

Electronic warfare equipment and an ammunition depot were also destroyed, which significantly reduces the enemy’s ability to conduct offensive operations.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal says that Ukraine is ready to offer Germany the import of its electricity and support the country amid issues with natural gas supply. He stresses that Ukraine supplies electricity to Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, and Poland. According to him, Ukraine is interested in increasing electricity export to the European Union.

In August, exports of Ukrainian goods increased by 25%. Currently, it is $ 3.36 billion, which is $ 411 million more than in July. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Economy. The leader of exports in August was sunflower oil – $ 443 million, sales of which increased by 30% – to 366 thousand tonnes. Corn takes the second place. Its export increased by 31% – up to 1.5 million tonnes.

Eastern regions

Kharkiv oblast

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, at least nine settlements were under russian fire in Kharkiv oblast overnight. There were no attempts to attack the positions of Ukrainian defenders. The invaders shelled at least 13 settlements in the region.

Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, reported that russians intensively shelled Derhachi and Tsyrkuny communities in Kharkiv district, fires broke out in private houses, outbuildings and open areas.

At night, Nova Bavariia district was shelled by an S-300 surface-to-air missile. The missile hit the ground near the school building – the shockwave broke 28 windows and damaged a nearby house. There were no casualties.

The invaders shelled Bohodukhiv, Chuhuiv, Izium and Kharkiv districts. In Bohodukhiv district, private houses and outbuildings were on fire because of the shelling.

6 civilians were hospitalized: a 46-year-old man was hospitalized in Bohodukhiv district, 2 men aged 52 and 32 in Izium district, a woman aged 62 and a man aged 63 and 48 in Kharkiv district. The condition of the victims is moderate.

The invaders once again struck the settlements of Zolochiv community. The ordnances hit private houses and warehouses of an agro firm.

Volodymyr Kizilov, an electric welder at the Kharkivspetsbud communal enterprise, created the coat of arms of Kharkiv out of shell fragments, as a symbol of the invincibility of the city. The coat of arms of the city is presented at the exhibition in one of Kharkiv schools. The artist also made the Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the city’s monument in miniature from metal – the Mirror jet.

Coat of Arms of Kharkiv made of shell fragments. Photo: from social media

Donetsk oblast

Ukrainian troops repelled attacks by the “Kadyrovites” who were trying to advance towards Maiorsk and Zaitseve.

Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, informed that russians killed 3 civilians in Bohoiavlenka, Vuhledar and Zaitseve overnight. Three more people were injured.

Russians launched rocket attacks on Kramatorsk and Sloviansk, also firing along the front line from Kurakhove to the Zvanivka community.

Russian troops launched eight rockets at Kramatorsk. They hit industrial facilities, humanitarian aid depots and a food production facility. A man was injured and his condition is serious. Another one hit a light industry enterprise. A fire broke out.

In Sloviansk, russians hit two businesses. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties, the scope of damage is being established. Seven houses in Bylbasivka were also damaged.

In Kurakhove community, Kurakhove and Vovchanka were under fire. A recreation centre and a house were damaged with no casualties.

It was laid overnight in Siversk. The information on casualties and damage is being specified. In Soledar, russians damaged a kindergarten as well as a private house in Rozdolivka. There were no casualties. A man was injured in Zvanivka. There was artillery shelling of Avdiivka in the morning – no casualties.

In russian-occupied Mariupol the exhumation of dead bodies was completely stopped. Many graves in the yards and streets of Mariupol’s Prymorsk and Livoberezhne districts are overgrown with wild plants and grass.

Photographs of cultural buildings, squares, lakes, streets and houses in the Ukrainian Sievierodonetsk were gathered together for the memorial album by Olha Plaksina. The designer already printed and sent almost 200 albums to people.

Luhansk oblast

Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Haidai, reported that russian terrorists in the occupied territories artificially undervalued hryvnia twice. From Monday, the government of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” will set the “official” exchange rate at 1.25.

According to the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, since the start of the military aggression, 11 professional (technical) education institutions out of 18, that were functioning in Luhansk oblast, moved to safer regions of Ukraine.

Head of Sievierodonetsk City Military-Civil Administration, Oleksandr Striuk, informed that during the week, 1 396 humanitarian packages were provided to internally displaced people from Sievierodonetsk. The total for August was 7 000.

Northern regions

Kyiv oblast

The Defence Forces of Ukraine continue to reinforce the border areas with belarus. The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, National Guard, and the police have covered all areas that might be used by the enemy during the new invasion. This was reported by the head of the State Border Service of Ukraine, Serhiy Deyneko, during inspection of fortifications in border areas of Kyiv oblast.

The border with the exclusion zone has been reinforced, access roads have been destroyed, necessary fortifications and reinforcing obstacles have been installed. Despite the enemy’s active use of electronic countermeasures, constant surveillance is being carried out to monitor possible enemy movement towards the Ukrainian border.

According to the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, 13 children in Kyiv oblast became orphans due to hostilities and full-scale russian invasion. The children are currently living with foster families and are under the special care of regional authorities.

As part of the Safe Educator pilot project, Vyshhorod police officers discussed work plans to create a healthy and safe educational environment that would be free from all forms of violence and discrimination.

According to the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, Kyiv oblast is one of the most developed and productive oblasts when it comes to the agricultural sector. Despite the war, rural and farming enterprises are achieving high results in the agro-industrial area. A large segment of such enterprises supplies raw materials to major production facilities and plans to enter foreign markets.

The teaser trailer was released for the movie “Region of Heroes”, a reenactment of heroic stories of Ukrainians who saved lives in de-occupied settlements of Kyiv oblast, such as Bucha, Vorzel, Hostomel, and Irpin. The film was produced with the support of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration and is based on real events. The movie will be released in Ukraine in fall of 2022, followed by its international premiere.

Zhytomyr oblast

A meeting between representatives of Zhytomyr RMA and the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of Estonia Christian Jarvan took place on the premises of Zhytomyr Polytechnic University. They talked about prospects for expanding cooperation in the field of digital technologies and services. According to the regional military administration, Estonia is the first country that has agreed to help restore the destroyed infrastructure of the oblast.

A meeting with Christian Jarvan, Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University. Photo: Zhytomyr RMA

The specialists of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine have begun working in educational institutions of Zhytomyr oblast. They provide assistance to ensure fire and technogenic safety, as well as to reinforce civil protection activities. This was reported by the State Emergency Service of Zhytomyr oblast.

Zhytomyr RMA reported that almost 14K residents of Zhytomyr oblast have used services of multidisciplinary mobile teams. Four mobile teams have been created in the oblast as part of the project “Integrated Support through Interdisciplinary Mobile Teams”, offering social and psychological services to families and children, affected by hostilities.

Athletes from 18 oblasts of Ukraine took part in open orienteering competitions in Zhytomyr oblast. This was reported by the Office of the National-Patriotic Education, Youth and Sports of the RMA. 146 participants have joined the event.

Sumy oblast

The enemy shelled the territory of the Krasnopillia community with mortars and barrel artillery three times. About fifty explosions were recorded. In addition, the invaders fired several shots from mortars on the territory of the Zolochiv community of the Kharkiv oblast, which is on the border with Sumy oblast.

A forest fire, which broke out due to the enemy shelling of the Krasnopillia community, spread to the russian territory, causing a lot of trouble there. This was announced by the head of the Sumy RMA, Dmytro Zhivytskyi. A plot of forest and fields with an area of ​​about one hectare burned down on the territory of Ukraine. 

The regional military administration reported that the enemy continues mortar shelling of the territory of the Velika Pysarivka community. 5 explosions were recorded.

The work of the “Ukrposhta” branch in Trostyanets has been resumed, windows have been replaced and repairs have been made in the building. According to the general director of the Ukrposhta company Ihor Smilyanskyi, up to 85% of Ukrposhta branches damaged during the russian occupation have been restored in Sumy oblast.

Sumy received its own stamp “Sumy is free, the people of Sumy are unbreakable.” The city mayor, regional leaders, the head of the Sumy branch of “Ukrposhta” and military personnel cancelled the stamp during the solemn session of the Sumy City Council dedicated to the City Day.

Сancellation of the “Sumy – free, Sumy residents – unbreakable” stamp dedicated to the City Day. Photo:

Chernihiv oblast

The SBGS reported that russian troops shelled the territory of two communities of Chernihiv oblast. Mortars and automatic grenade launchers were fired at the territory of the Horodnya community (about 23 explosions were recorded in total). Semenivka community was also under mortar shelling (5 explosions were recorded).

The Chernihiv RMA reported that the enemy fired artillery at the villages of Kamianska Sloboda and Mikhalchyna Sloboda of the Novgorod-Siverskyi community. More than 50 explosions were recorded. Residential buildings and commercial buildings were damaged.

Consequences of enemy shelling of the Novgorod-Siverskyi community. Photo: Chernihiv RMA

During an exhibition of weapons and ammunition in Chernihiv, one of the shells detonated. The victims were given medical assistance. One child was hospitalized in serious condition. The city council reports that the official permission for the event was not granted. Currently, inspection of the scene, questioning of witnesses, recovery of weapons and ammunition are ongoing. As reported in the National Police of the oblast, the case will be investigated by the SBI.

The active restoration works are underway on the territory of the Chernihiv Polytechnic National University, because the institution plans to start the educational process on October 1. The work on the equipment of the network of protective structures, consisting of 11 shelters in all educational buildings and dormitories of the university continues for the second month. The university suffered significant damage due to the russian military aggression. According to the rector, total losses were estimated at about UAH 140 million.

The Chernihiv Drama Theater opens a new theater season. The basement of the building is equipped as a shelter for spectators in the event of an air raid warning.

The presentation of the documentary series “Heart of the Nation” produced by the “Just TV” project took place in Chernihiv. These are three documentaries “Chernihiv. Church”, “Real Heroes” and “Angels of Life”, devoted to the theme of Chernihiv heroic resistance to russian aggressors. The author of the idea, Ihor Prichyna, urged present educators to use video materials in the educational process for a visual demonstration to students.

Students of six Chernihiv educational institutions received sets of sports equipment from the “Parimatch Foundation” international charity fund. The children were congratulated on the new school year.

Central regions

Dnipropetrovsk oblast

The occupiers attacked Dnipro, Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts. At 2 a.m. 5 enemy missiles were shot down in Dnipro district. Falling debris caused 4 fires in several communities. As a result, agricultural machinery was damaged, and a children’s playground caught on fire. There were no casualties.

An open area was hit in the Nikopol district. There were no casualties or damage.

The enemy shelled Marganets community from Grad MRLS. Two private houses, 2 outbuildings, a garage and a gas pipeline were damaged. A fire broke out on the territory of the garage cooperative.

In the Kryvyi Rih district, the enemy shelled Shyrokiv community. One residential building was damaged, no one was injured.

In the afternoon, the russian troops shelled Zelenodolsk community twice from “Hurricanes”. A 9-year-old boy was killed. Ten people were injured. According to the head of Dnipropetrovsk RMA Valentyn Reznichenko, the injured were hospitalized, most of them were in serious condition. In Zelenodolsk, eight high-rise buildings, shops, a kindergarten, a lyceum and a center providing administrative services were damaged. Houses were damaged in Velyka Kostromka.

Consequences of enemy shelling in Dnipropetrovsk region. Photo: Head of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Valentyn Reznichenko

In Kryvyi Rih, volunteers from the public organization “Stopyatnashka” make buggies for the military. According to an engineer Dmytro Mashchenko, a team of 15 like-minded people had been working on development and production of the first model for two months. According to Pavlo Shymanov, a co-founder of the public organization, the car is intended for evacuation of the wounded. It can also be equipped with a mortar and an anti-tank guided missile.

Vinnytsia oblast

Vinnytsia Mayor Serhii Morhunov announced that almost three tons of humanitarian aid were collected by Vinnytsia’s twin city – Kielce. These are food products and medicines. Volunteers are sorting the received cargo to deliver to those in need of support. 

Kirovohrad oblast

In Kropyvnytskyi, relatives of soldiers of the Azov regiment, the National Guard and the 36th separate marine infantry brigade, who are currently prisoners of war, launched a  campaign to call on the United Nations and the Red Cross to take action to free the servicemen who, after having being ordered to leave Azovstal in Mariupol, were taken into russian captivity.

A campaign in support of the prisoners of war. Photo: from social networks

Poltava oblast

According to Dmytro Lunin, the head of Poltava RMA, vyshyvanka (Ukrainian embroidery) in the classical tradition of Slobozhanshyna based on artworks of masters of the Reshetyliv Art Professional Lyceum was created in Poltava Oblast. Such an exclusive NFT can become a part of the electronic wardrobe of a person who purchases it. All proceeds from the sale will be transferred to help the Armed Forces. The team of the Gemina agency initiated this and involved Ukrainian designers and creative people. 

Digital embroidery. Photo: Dmytro Lunin,the head of Poltava RMA

Southern regions

Mykolaiv oblast

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that russians fired at Zeleniy Gai, Stepova Dolyna in Mykolaiv Oblast. In the morning, there was an explosion in the city of Voznesensk. Previously, there were no victims or injured. In Bereznehuvate, 4 people, including 2 children, were injured as a result of shelling. An 8-year-old child was killed.

There were explosions in Mykolaiv. This was reported by the regional office of the State Emergency Service. The enemy hit a garage in the Varvarivka district, causing a fire. One woman was wounded. 

Debris found at the site of the shelling. Photo: Emergency State Service of Ukraine in Mykolaiv region/Facebook

In Mykolaiv, more than 600 high-rise buildings, which is 20% of all high-rise buildings in the city, were damaged due to shelling by russian troops. 209 private houses were damaged ok the territory of Ingulskyi district. Ingulskyi district administration reported that 13 of them were destroyed or damaged by more than 50%. Residents of damaged houses are given materials for restoration work free of charge.

Mykolaiv residents receive film to temporarily cover their windows. Photo: Mykolaiv City Council

There are 577 people in Mykolaiv hospitals suffered from the attacks of russian troops on Mykolaiv oblast. This was announced by the head of the Mykolaiv Regional Council, Hanna Zamazieyeva.

Kherson oblast

The situation in Kherson oblast remains extremely difficult. Active hostilities continue. The occupiers continue to destroy de-occupied settlements, and commit war crimes against peaceful Kherson people at the temporarily occupied territories.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports, in the South Buh region in the Kherson oblast, the russian army shelled the areas of Lozove, Andriyivka, and Olhyne settlements.

According to the information of “South” Operational Command, the armed forces continue to destroy the enemy’s logistics routes, control points and reserves. Positional battles continue. Our military captured 3 occupiers, captured 2 T-62 tanks, an amphibious assault vehicle, BTR-82, and many weapons with ammunition.

The Operational Command “South” reports, Ukrainian aviation made 22 strikes against the enemy, missile and artillery units carried out more than 400 fire missions. Aimed fire hit the command and observation post of the 205th separate motorized rifle Cossack brigade of russians in Snigurivka, a pontoon crossing near Kozatskyi, three ammunition depots in Kherson and Beryslav districts, as well as two military supply points.

The defense forces successfully repelled the enemy’s offensive in the areas of the settlements of Visokopylla and Potemkine.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine resumed offensive operations in three directions in the Kherson region west of the Dnipro River. British intelligence reports, it is not known whether liberation of Kherson is one of the tasks of the operation. The issues with logistics and management of the russian army are advantageous to the Ukrainian army.

The russian military virtually destroyed the Novovorontsov community. People live without water and electricity. In the village of Novovorontsovka itself, about 400 of more than 6 000 inhabitants remained. The Kherson MRA noted that the russian military looted the property of an educational institution worth UAH 500 000 in Kochubeyivka.

In Henichesk, the occupiers seized the premises of the regional office of the State Emergency Service. Its employees were told that the service would work according to the russian legislation. Based on the information provided by Kherson MRA, employees of the State Emergency Service are unable to perform their duties and do not have access to office premises.

According to the RMA, the occupiers placed their equipment and personnel on the territory of the plant at Naftovykiv Street.

The regional military administration said that  in Velika Lepetiha russian military personnel go door-to-door and offer local residents to fill out questionnaires for obtaining a russian passport.

The occupation authorities failed to hold the campaign to form their educational network. This is evidenced by the extension of the terms of recruitment of students to institutions controlled by the enemy. This was reported by the first deputy head of the regional council Yuriy Sobolevskyi. He reminded that studying on the territory of the Kherson region according to the Ukrainian program is possible  online, family study or externship formats.

Andriy Bohun from Malaya Oleksandrivka came to the territory controlled by Ukraine, where he plays one-man shows and collects money for the Armed Forces. In summer, he also worked in a theater studio with the children of immigrants and led a circle of wickerwork for everyone who wanted to. Before the full-scale invasion, the man ran a theater studio in the House of Culture.

Zaporizhzhia oblast

The Zaporizhia Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reports that the radiation background in the Zaporizhzhia oblast remains unchanged and does not pose a threat to life and health of the population.

Police officers recorded 41 reports of destruction of residential and civilian infrastructure due to the russian shelling. The occupiers inflicted a massive attack on Huliaipole and nearby villages of the Polohy  district. As a result of shelling, injured citizens were taken to medical institutions.

Destruction of civil infrastructure. Photo: National Police of Ukraine

The civilian population was evacuated from the temporarily occupied territory. 1 361 people were evacuated, including 327 children.

The IAEA will report to the UN on the mission at the Zaporizhzhia NPP on September 6.

The Zaporizhzhia RMA reported that defensive lines on approaches to the Zaporizhzhia city are being improved. Large enterprises, authorities and the military help to strengthen them.

A reusable fortification was created for the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It can be assembled, installed, and, if necessary, disassembled and easily transported to another place. The biggest advantage of such a shelter is that it can be made infinitely large – for 6, 10 people and even for a company.

Specialists of the State Emergency Service, the Police of the Zaporizhia oblast and volunteers of the regional organization of the Red Cross Society held an interactive holiday “World of Safety” for migrant children.

Satisfied children. Photo: SES in Zaporizhzhia oblast

On September 1, a local resident Maksym Mahrynov died heroically in the city of Tokmak. A Ukrainian partisan blew himself up with a grenade along with the occupiers.

Loud explosions rang out in the temporarily occupied Melitopol near the airfield captured by russian terrorists. The mayor of the city, Ivan Fedorov, announced this.

Odesa oblast

The “South” OC reported that the naval group of enemy forces in the Black Sea keeps 16 “Kalibr” missiles on two missile carriers.

The “South” OC reported that the stormy sea carried a sea mine to the Odesa coast, which detonated due to the storm during preparation for a controlled detonation.

The patrol police of the oblast reported that children found explosives on the street in Odesa and informed the adults, who called the police.

The UN will provide financial support to the farmers of Odesa. Farmers who cultivate land with an area of ​​up to 50 hectares will be able to participate in the program.

Izmail rescuers received a new fire truck. The vehicle fleet of the unit was replenished with one tanker truck for 8 tons of water and 800 liters of foaming agent.

The Mariupol Art School will open in Odesa. This was reported in the educational institution.

An installation of destroyed russian military vehicle, painted in various styles from classic to graffiti and caricature, was opened in Odesa. 25 artists took part in the work, including schoolchildren, teachers and amateurs.

Painted russian military vehicle. Photo: from social networks

Western regions

Volyn oblast

Head of the surgical department Oleksandr Kruglyak reported that the military regional hospital in Lutsk was given equipment worth over 40K euros from the Netherlands – a laparoscopic apparatus, as well as medicines.

Head of the RMA Yuriy Pogulyajko announced that the RMA sent a car for the military to the front line. Thanks to volunteers and benefactors, the car was loaded with necessary things that the fighters needed.

Zakarpattia oblast

According to the decision of the Regional Defense Council, 20 nationalized trucks and lumber were handed over to the needs of the Armed Forces for construction of fortifications on the front line.

In Zakarpattia, almost 40 names of russian writers will disappear from the Foreign Literature course for students.

Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

A meeting was held in the RMA with representatives of businesses that were relocating to Prykarpattia. During the meeting, it was agreed to create an association at the RMA for mutual assistance and coordination of cooperation between the authorities and representatives of relocated enterprises.

From September 5, social canteens for internally displaced persons will start operating in Ivano-Frankivsk.

Lviv oblast

A Ukrainian-Turkish business forum was held in Lviv oblast. Businessmen from both countries discussed ways of cooperation in various sectors of the economy.

Director of the Department of Education and Science of the Lviv Regional State Administration Oleg Paska announced that out of all 1 118 schools of Lviv oblast, 645 (57%) institutions will have in person study. 413 (37%) will combine in person and distance learning, 60 schools (6%) will study remotely.

Mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovy held a meeting with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Vietnam to Ukraine Nguyen Hong Thach. They agreed on cooperation in rehabilitation of war victims.

Lviv oblast received $10K in aid from Sean Penn’s CORE charity organization – medicines, food, water and disposable tableware. Humanitarian aid was transferred to the Main Railway Station of Lviv, where a medical and psychological service for IDPs has been operating since the first days of the full-scale war.

The campaign The largest camouflage net of Ukraine started in the Lviv Palace of Arts. It was organized by the regional youth center and the youth and sports department of Lviv oblast. During the weekend, young people want to weave over 2K m² of nets to address the urgent requests of the Ukrainian military on the front lines.

A charity exhibition and sale of works of art in support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was opened in Lviv. It takes place as part of the charity event Art Brings Victory Closer. The organizer of the event is the Volunteer Project For Fighters from Artists. Over 200 works are presented at the exhibition.

“Art brings victory closer.” Photo: Lviv City Council

A co-founder of the CORE organization Ann Lee and actress Patricia Velasquez came to Lviv oblast with a charitable mission.

Rivne oblast

A new notification system will be tested in Rivne oblast. The new system of operational information will work thanks to Cell Broadcast technology. Advantages over SMS notificationfaster receiving of notifications, flexibility in choosing locations for informing, availability of a sound signal even if the sound on the subscriber’s smartphone is turned off.

The RMA reported that the Kolo Foundation handed over charitable assistance, an ambulance, to Rivne oblast. Shvydka is equipped with a special entrance for people with disabilities.

Regional waterworks organized a two-day charity fair in downtown Rivne. Its purpose is to support the fighters in the Donetsk direction.

During the week, a visiting team of doctors from the Charitable Fund works in the Rivne Territorial Community Remar S.O.S. Medical workers carry out diagnostics and provide medical consultations to civilians and internally displaced persons.

Ternopil oblast

In the coming days, mobile dentistry will be sent to Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk oblasts. Volunteer doctors from the Ternopil dental polyclinic will provide free dental care to the Ternopil military.

Danylo and Matvii from Ternopil make and sell plaster figurines. All funds received by children are transferred for the needs of the military from the 44th brigade, where Danylo’s father serves.

Young benefactors. Photo: from social networks

The Chortkiv City Council reported that the 2nd grade student Olena Pidruchna donated UAH 6 400, which was given to her on her birthday, to the needs of the military.

Khmelnytskyi oblast

A new space Plus Plus ++” will be opened in Khmelnytskyi for war veterans and their families. Plus Plus ++ this is an all-Ukrainian project of the public organization VETERAN HUB. This is a platform for communication and exchange of ideas, for meeting comrades-in-arms and sisters-in-arms.

The film Fight for Ukraine will be shown in the French city where the famous Cannes festival is held. This film was shot by the initiative group of the Kamianets-Podilskyi international film festival Brukivka.

Chernivtsi oblast

The Chernivtsi City Council reported that Chernivtsi residents living in Poland and Chernivtsi volunteers bought 10 cars for the Ukrainian military. The City Council will fill them with medicines, ammunition and food before sending them to the front.

Cars for the military. Photo: Chernivtsi City Council

The Vicnya Territorial Community uses its budget to refurbish communal buildings into apartments for displaced people who were evacuated to the community’s villages. The community accepted 528 people who were temporarily placed in a local school.

The Regional Military Commissariat conducts training for men who have no experience of service in the Armed Forces, but are motivated to defend the country.

International support

Finland will provide Ukraine with additional military aid worth 8.3 million euros.

US President Joe Biden will ask Congress to allocate $11.7 billion for military and financial support to Ukraine. The request for emergency funding would also include $2 billion to “eliminate the impact of russia’s war in Ukraine on energy supplies to the United States.”

The Minister of Culture and Information of Ukraine Oleksandr Tkachenko announced that Germany launched a program to help Ukrainian culture and counteract the russian media. Over 20 million euros were allocated for this program.

All EU states, except Hungary, agreed to provide Ukraine with 5 billion euros in macro-financial assistance. The European Commission intends to put forward a formal proposal on the matter next week, despite resistance of the Hungarian government.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Estonia announced that in the coming days, the countries that share a common border with the russian federation will announce restrictions on tourist trips by russians to other EU countries through their territories.

Ukraine and Britain are developing a project to strengthen the possibility of spreading Ukrainian TV and radio signals in the temporarily occupied territories.

The US did not issue visas to the delegation of the russian federation to participate in the UN events. Russia requested 56 visas from the United States to allow foreign minister sergey lavrov and other russian diplomats to travel to New York to the annual meeting of world leaders in September, but they did not receive any.

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UWG NEWS – Olena Biletska, Yuliya Nakorchevska