Ukrainian Daily Wins. News from the Ukrainian Women’s Guard, August 17, 2022

Materials prepared by Olena Biletska

 The Armed Forces of Ukraine attacked the militants’ positions. They eliminated Head of the Air Defense unit of the 1st Army Corps of the so-called “DNR Militia”, Colonel Dmytro Tskhe, the call sign “Koreiets”. Previously, the terrorist headed the Air Defense Force group in Sloviansk.

➤ Towards Bakhmut, troops suffered losses and retreated from the neighbourhoods of Soledar, Zaitsevo, Maiorsk, and Ivano-Dariivka.

➤ On August 17, the Ukrainian military  killed 29 occupiers in the south. A 203-calibre Pion self-propelled gun, five armoured and motor vehicles, and an ammunition supply warehouse were destroyed in Bilohirka. The final enemy losses are being investigated.

➤ Trojmiasto reports that Polish officials started restricting temporary residence and work permits for russians, citing recommendations from the Internal Security Agency.

➤ In Ukraine, the Foundation, named after the Blessed Holy Martyr Klymenty Sheptytskyi, started to help women in russian captivity and children who lost their parents during the war. The foundation resulted from a joint initiative of the governments of Ukraine and Poland. The Polish government allocated 8 million zlotys (about 64 million UAH) to the Foundation. 

➤ The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a russian military base in Nova Kakhovka, Kherson Oblast. The State Border Service reports at least 12 dead russians.

➤ By the Independence Day of Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, and Estonia plan to collect four million euros for weapons for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It is now a shield for the whole world, so other countries appreciate the sacrifice Ukraine makes and continue to help.

➤ The Latvians collect funds for a Bayraktar drone for Ukraine. The initiative was published on Tuesday, August 16. In total, it is necessary to gather 5 million euros.

​​​➤ The Press Service of the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, reports that he arrived in Lviv, where on August 18, he will meet with President of Ukraine Zelenskyy and President of Turkey Erdogan.

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