Timeline of war: day 212 of russia's war in Ukraine
Ukrainian Army successes
📌 In the south, Ukrainian aviation carried out 13 strikes against the occupiers, and air defense forces shot down five russian kamikaze drones in the Mykolaiv and Bashtan districts. Four of them are of Iranian production.
Two more russian drones were shot down over the Dnipropetrovsk region.
📌 Rocket and artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit two control points in Beryslav and Nova Kakhovka, three centers of occupiers and equipment in the Kherson and Kakhovka districts, and one warehouse with ammunition — in the Beryslavsky district. With the onset of darkness, the russians tried to direct a column of military equipment along the Kakhovsky Bridge, but Ukrainian Armed Forces stopped them.
📌 In total, over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit 6 control points, 3 air defense positions, 3 artillery positions, and 3 ammunition depots.
📌 During the day, units of the Defense Forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of 8 settlements in the Donetsk region.
📌 russian Major General Tsokov was wounded in the Svatovo area. Also, according to the General Staff, from September 19 to 20, 105 bodies of the occupiers were delivered to the military hospital in Rostov.
📌 During the day, the Armed Forces destroyed 550 russian invaders. The total losses exceeded 56 thousand.
📌 According to European war experts, the Armed Forces of Ukraine continued their gradual offensive around Lyman, retook Yarovo, and the battles are ongoing for the nearby settlement of Drobysheve. There was also information that the Ukrainian military broke through the front in the area of the Ridkodub and Karpivka settlements. They are bypassing the Lyman defense district from the north, leading to the tactical encirclement of the remaining russian troops.
The adviser of the Eastern group of troops of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Serhiy Cherevyy, announced on the telethon that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing to liberate settlements in the Lyman region. After the liberation of Kupyansk, Lyman is the next step towards the liberation of the Luhansk region, he said.
🇺🇦 In the meantime, the Armed Forces liberated the village of Yatskivka in the Lyman urban territorial community of the Donetsk region, located beyond the Oskil River.
📌 The SSU neutralized a hacker group that "hacked" almost 30 million Ukrainian and EU citizens' accounts. It included several hackers from Lviv who acted in the interests of the russian federation.
The SSU also detained three more collaborators in the de-occupied Kharkiv region, including a fugitive deputy mayor of Vovchansk.
📌 In Melitopol, an apartment with a family of collaborators was blown up. As railroad workers, they directly organized the supply of weapons to the russian troops and the export of grain.
russia's war crimes
📌 russists hit Nikopol and Marhanets, Dnipropetrovsk region, with "Hrads" and heavy artillery. Almost 30 shells were directed at peaceful towns. In Marhanets, two people died, and nine more were injured. Due to the enemy attack, 2,200 families were left without electricity.
📌 The occupiers shelled the liberated Kupyansk, Kharkiv Oblast. Two children received shrapnel wounds and blast injuries. A 72-year-old woman was also hospitalized.
4 people were injured in the Kupyan district. A 51-year-old man died in the Kharkiv district.
Two people were blown up by a mine in the Chuhuyiv district. Both are hospitalized.
📌 At midnight, Zaporizhzhia was hit again. The occupiers fired 10 missiles into the city. Three people, infrastructure objects, and residential buildings were injured.
📌 The russians completely destroyed the bridge in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, which connected two parts of the city. The russians are trying to destroy the city and the infrastructure and disrupt civilian logistics.
📌 At night, russians hit a nine-story building from a plane in Toretsk, Donetsk region. Two dead and six wounded. Slovyansk was also shelled again at night.
📌 In Mykolaiv, an office building of an industrial infrastructure facility was hit at night, and private houses, water pipes, and electricity networks were damaged.
The Bereznehuvate community is under constant fire; infrastructure facilities, private houses, trade facilities, and a gas pipeline have been damaged.
📌 Sumy region: 130 hits per day. Two dozen houses were damaged. 4 people were injured.
📌 In the afternoon, the occupiers attacked Odesa with kamikaze drones from the sea. As a result of the strike, a civilian was killed, and an administrative building in the port area was destroyed. Firefighters are working. Two drones were shot down by air defense.
📌 Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Kyrylo Budanov stated that many of the released defenders of Azovstal were tortured. None of the released prisoners of war saw a representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
📌 Illegal "referendums" on joining russia began in the "DNR," "LNR," occupied parts of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions. Collaborators, together with the russian military, go from house to house and force them to "vote." The Ukrainian authorities advise residents of the occupied territories not to open their doors, in any case, not to take "ballots" and not to participate in the crime of the russians.
📌 In Kherson, Nova Kakhovka, and Skadovsky districts, russian military personnel captured 12 people. They broke into apartments with searches, accused the owners of a pro-Ukrainian position, and refusal to support the "new government." The location of the abducted is unknown.
📌 Losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the war against russia amount to more than 9 thousand people. The Ministry of Defense cannot yet give an exact figure due to the impossibility of counting the dead fighters in Mariupol.
Law enforcement officers are completing the exhumation of bodies from mass burial sites near Izyum. The police of the Kharkiv region informed us that a total of 447 dead were found, including five children and 22 Ukrainian soldiers. Most of the discovered bodies showed signs of violent death.
📌 The UN commission working in Ukraine (in the Kyiv, Kharkiv, Sumy, and Chernihiv regions) not only found evidence of russian war crimes but was "stunned by the number of executions." They also documented sexual violence, the victims of which range from 4 to 82 years old.
Life considering war
📌 From September 22, in Ukraine, you can buy a postal block dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the birth of Hryhoriy Skovoroda. Ukrposhta will use the money from the sale to restore the museum in Skovorodynivka.
📌 Chumak tomato paste is back on the shelves of Ukrainian supermarkets. The brand's factory is located in temporarily occupied Kakhovka, but now production has resumed in the territory controlled by Ukraine. "Chumak" has returned, and Kherson Oblast and all occupied territories will return.
📌 In Vinnytsia, the Program for supporting co-owners of multi-apartment buildings in preparing for winter in war conditions has started. According to its terms, the co-owners purchase a generator with their own funds, and the housing department, in turn, performs repair work on the house in the amount of 50% of the generator's cost.
📌 The State Emergency Service has finished testing the notification system.
Solutions to win
Support of international partners
💡 Congress asks the Pentagon to speed up consideration of the transfer of large drones to Ukraine, meaning reconnaissance and strike UAVs MQ-1C "Gray Eagle" and MQ-9 "Reaper."
💡 The eighth package of EU sanctions, prepared in response to partial mobilization and "referendums," will include a ceiling on russian oil prices and affect IT and cyber security.
💡 Official: Latvia cancels the right of residence of russians who do not speak Latvian. The Czech Republic will not issue humanitarian visas to russians who evade military service. But Germany is ready to give asylum to deserters from russia.
💡 Israel will provide Ukraine with equipment to combat drones.
💡 The Saudi crown prince informed Zelensky about Riyadh's readiness to mediate between the parties to the conflict in Ukraine.
💡 Hollywood star Barbara Streisand has become the new ambassador of the UNITED24 fundraising platform. Streisand's grandparents were originally from Ukraine.
💡 Google will provide up to 5,000 scholarships on the Coursera educational platform to Ukrainians who have lost or may lose their jobs. Courses are available in Ukrainian.
💡 Politically, russia has already lost the war against Ukraine; it will lose it on the battlefield as well, — Borrell said.
Ukrainians, let's unite!
💡 The junior classes of one of the Chernihiv schools collected money and bought socks for Ukrainian defenders. The initiator was the daughter of a military man who studies at this school. Sofiyka sold compote in the summer, and with the money she earned, she bought raincoats for the military. When school started, together with her classmates, she started organizing a collection of warm things.
💡 On September 22, a reinforced concrete shelter was installed in the Korabelny district of Mykolaiv near a public transport stop. This is a gift to the city from Odesa businessman Anatoly Reder.
💡 Children with disabilities made more than 10 kilograms of cookies for wounded soldiers during cooking classes in the Zhytomyr city social workshop.
💡 And in Rivne, 845,331 UAH were collected at the city-wide fair selling souvenirs, goodies, and self-made products, which was attended by teachers, parents, and children, which will be used to purchase drones and equipment for a mobile bath for soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
💡 At 5:30 p.m. yesterday, September 22, the "Azov Angels" patronage service announced the start of fundraising for the rehabilitation of "Azov" prisoners released from captivity. "Our goal is to collect 10 million for our fighters," the message read. In just a few hours, Ukrainians donated the required amount!