Timeline of war: day 222 of russia's war in Ukraine
Ukrainian army's successes
🇺🇦 Ukrainian flags were hoisted in Khreshchenivka in the north of the Kherson region. Photos of our military in Mykhailivka (Kherson region, further south of Khreshchenivka) and Borova (Kharkiv region) also appeared on social media. We are waiting for official confirmation from Ukraine's General Staff.
🇺🇦 In his address, Volodymyr Zelensky announced the liberation of the villages of Arkhanhelske and Myroliubivka in the Kherson region. The National Guard reports that the Ukrainian flag has returned to Zolota Balka in the Kherson region. The Ukrainian Armed Forces continue a confident offensive from the north.
📌 The Ukrainian Armed Forces are already moving towards Kreminna, a city near Sievierodonetsk in the Luhansk region. Our units have already liberated the village of Torske in the Donetsk region, located on the road to Kreminna, where the russians are trying to gain a foothold.
📌 Ukraine's Air Force struck seven strikes during the last 24 hours. It was confirmed that the command post, five locations with weapons and military equipment, and russia's anti-aircraft missile system were hit. In addition, our air defense units shot down one Ka-52 helicopter, 2 Su-25 attack aircraft, and eight unmanned aerial vehicles.
📌 A russian Ka-52 helicopter was destroyed with MANPADS in the Zaporizhzhia direction.
📌 Over the past day, missile troops and artillery hit two command posts, 14 areas of concentration of russian soldiers, weapons, and military equipment, three warehouses with ammunition and fuel and lubricants, as well as eight other critical enemy facilities.
📌 The Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed 20 ammunition warehouses, eight russian bases, and five command points/headquarters of the russian Army in a week.
📌 Stabilization measures are ongoing in the de-occupied Lyman (Donetsk region). Single invaders are captured, and the city is demined. The occupiers left many anti-personnel mines, tripwires, and invisible "petal" mines. Sappers are actively working.
📌 Ukraine has already freed 808 people from russian captivity through 24 prisoner exchange procedures.
📌 Yesterday evening, the russian troops in Nyzhnia Duvanka of Svativ district (Luhansk region) blew up. Another unfortunate explosion for the russians happened in the temporarily occupied Nova Kakhovka (Kherson region).
📌 Activists of the Yellow Ribbon resistance movement work in Kherson.
📌 In the morning, the russian military fired about ten S30 rockets at Zaporizhzhia and two villages in the district. One person is injured. Infrastructure facilities and a rehabilitation center where children with special needs studied were destroyed.
📌 Kharkiv region: 2 civilians in Chuhuiv and Kupians; districts were hospitalized with injuries from russian shelling. A 36-year-old man was injured when a mine exploded in the Kharkiv district.
📌 In the evening, the russians launched a rocket attack on a medical facility in the Kupiansk district, Kharkiv region. The building is almost destroyed from the 1st to the 4th floor. An anesthesiologist was killed, and one nurse was injured. Information about the victims is still being clarified.
📌 At night, the russian military shelled Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk region. One of the shells hit the dormitory, and at least one person was buried under the rubble.
📌 Yesterday, the russians fired cannon artillery on the territory of the Sumy region. A total of 56 strikes were recorded in Yunakivka and Khotyn communities.
📌 In total, more than 35 settlements of Ukraine were struck by the russians during the day.
📌 In the Kharkiv region, in the village of Pisky-Radkivski, the law enforcement found another torture chamber of the russian military: peaceful Ukrainian civilians were abused there. And in Kamianka, in one of the basements, the security forces found the bodies of villagers killed by the russian military among the belongings.
📌 russia is trying to establish a criminal attempt to annex Ukrainian territories. Today, russia's State Duma unanimously ratified the "agreements" on the inclusion of the DNR, LNR, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions into the russian federation. Tomorrow, this decision must be approved by a vote in the Federation Council.
📌 416 children died as a result of russia's armed aggression in Ukraine. More than 784 were injured of various degrees of severity.
Life amid war
📌The anti-submarine corvette Ada type "Hetman Ivan Mazepa" was launched in Turkey. It will be the first ship of this class for the Ukrainian Navy. Construction began in 2021.
📌 In case of a referendum on Ukraine's accession to NATO, 83% of Ukrainians would support this initiative— the most in the history of observations, the Rating survey shows.
📌 The russians released the general director of the Zaporizhzhia NPP, Ihor Murashov, who was kidnapped on September 30, the IAEA general director said.
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Foreign partners' support
💡 The Czech Republic raised $1.3 million for a tank for the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The tank was named "Tomas." Eleven thousand two hundred eighty-eight people joined the fundraising.
💡 "We will destroy all conventional forces that we can see and identify on the battlefield in Ukraine and the occupied Crimea, as well as all russian ships in the Black Sea," ex-CIA director David Petraeus said about the US and NATO response to putin's potential use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine.
💡 Former Prime Minister of Great Britain Boris Johnson received a new position in which he will continue to help Ukraine. He will head the Conservative Party's Ukraine Friendship Group.
💡 russia was excluded from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council. The collective decision of 170 ISAO member countries is a response to the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
💡 France plans to transfer 20 ACMAT Bastion IMV armored personnel carriers to Ukraine. In addition, they plan to share €50 million, with which Ukraine can purchase military equipment from French companies.
💡 The rescuers of the Kharkiv Region received two robotic sappers from the Ukrainian diaspora in the USA. One of them, with the call sign "Beaver," will be used to neutralize modern POM-3 anti-personnel mines in the forests around Balaklia.
💡 British Michael and Bulgarians Angelina and Dancho came to the Kyiv region to restore houses. Together with volunteers from the Dare to Restore organization, they have already prepared 26 buildings for winter. Foreign volunteers are also sorting out the rubble of houses in Irpin.
💡 The EU signed a Memorandum on providing Ukraine with 5 billion euros of macro-financial assistance.
💡 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba is going on a diplomatic tour of African countries to increase support for Ukraine. In addition to political issues, issues of food security in the context of Ukrainian grain exports, promotion of Ukrainian IT products, and other economic problems will be discussed.
💡 Lithuania advocated the start of negotiations on Ukraine's accession to NATO.
Ukrainians, let's unite!
💡 In the Rivne region, during an expedition on the territory of the Smyha community, a man found a gold ring of a German soldier from the Second World War. The find was valued at 5 thousand hryvnias. He sold the ring to buy a drone for the UkrainianArmed Forces.
💡 Urban Camp Lviv is creating housing in the format of a community center for internally displaced people in Lviv. The emphasis here is on the socialization and adaptation of migrants to a new life. Therefore, the organization will arrange a community space, information point, co-working space, children's room, dining area, kitchen, offices, accommodation for 100 people, and a courtyard for rest, games, or work on one premise.
💡 Roman Benzak, a military surgeon from Vinnytsia, teaches demobilized defenders first aid and tactical medicine. After completing the courses, they will also be able to teach civilians how to save their lives and those around them in wartime conditions.