Kamikaze drones, beginning of Luhansk region's de-occupation and solutions to win: timeline of October 5
Today is day 224 of russia's war in Ukraine: we talk about key events at the front, in the rear, and the world, and the leading solutions that bring our victory closer.
Ukrainian army's successes
📌 The Armed Forces of Ukraine made a breakthrough in the Kherson direction, liberating eight settlements of the Berislav district of the Kherson region. The strategically important Davydiv Brid will be used by the marines confidently advance to the Black Sea. The first separate brigade of Ukraine's special forces raised the flag of Ukraine in Novovoskresenske, Kherson region. It was raised above the Village Council, where the russians had previously equipped an ammunition depot.
📌 In some areas of the southern front in the Kherson region, the units of Ukraine's Armed Forces went deeper by 10-20 kilometers. The Ukrainian forces launched seven air and 290 missile and artillery strikes against enemy positions and facilities yesterday. They destroyed 31 russian servicemen, more than 40 pieces of equipment, a pontoon, and a ferry across the Dnipro.
📌 Six Shahed-136 kamikaze drones were shot down overnight. On October 4, Ukraine's Air Force destroyed two enemy helicopters in the south—Mi-24 and Mi-8.
📌 In September, Ukrainian defenders freed 10,608 square km from the russian occupiers. It is five times more than the russian federation captured in 3 months.
📌 British intelligence reports: as part of the offensive in the Luhansk region, Ukraine advanced 20 km to the russian defense line in the direction of the city of Svatove, which will allow it to control a vital supply hub for the russians.
📌 Head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration, Serhii Haidai, announced the "official start of the de-occupation of Luhansk region." According to him, the military is raising the Ukrainian flag over several populated areas of the Luhansk region liberated from the russian army.
🇺🇦 The Ukrainian military posted a photo near the entrance to Hrekivka. The village is located in the Luhansk region, near the border with Kharkiv and the Kreminna-Svatove highway. Luhansk region—the Ukrainian Armed Forces are moving forward!
📌 In the morning, explosions rang out in occupied Kherson and its suburbs. According to preliminary data, the explosions were at the ruscist weapon warehouse.
Also, Kherson Telegram channels write that there's a hit on the FSB network in Kherson, where they deployed in one of the city's hotels. There are dead ruscists.
📌 Up to 40 potential collaborators per day are detained at checkpoints in liberated areas of the Kharkiv region.
📌 At night, for the first time, the russian federation twice attacked Bila Tserkva in the Kyiv region with kamikaze drones: a total of six hits were recorded. One person was injured. The fires which broke out after the impact were extinguished.
📌 russian troops once again attacked the Nikopol district in the Dnipropetrovsk region with heavy artillery and destroyed and damaged civilian buildings.
The enemy destroyed two houses in the Chervonohryhorivka community, and up to 20 homes were damaged. russian shells damaged two lyceums, a church, a shop, a gas pipeline, and power lines. In Nikopol, the enemy attacked recreation centers.
📌 The russians launched a missile attack on Zaporizhzhia. One of the cluster rockets was shot down over the city, and its fragments fell in different places. Infrastructure facilities were destroyed.
📌 At Ochakiv, Mykolaiv region, the russians fired one and a half dozen heavy artillery shells and MLRS to damage the port infrastructure. Fortunately, there were no casualties.
📌 In the Kharkiv region, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Hraniv, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, and Bilyi Kolodiaz. One person was hospitalized with injuries in the Chuhuiv district.
📌 In the Donetsk region, the enemy launched a terrorist attack on Chasiv Yar at night and in the morning. A private house was damaged. The russian occupiers also intensively shelled the Toretsk community, where they damaged an apartment building. During the day, five people were killed, and six more were injured.
📌 putin signed the law on annexing the temporarily occupied Donetsk region, Luhansk region, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions. In Ukraine, this "document" was called "worthless."
📌 Rosatom officially legally "registered" the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) as a russian enterprise. Ukraine's Energoatom calls it "the agony of the aggressor country's imaginary crazy world, where pseudo-enterprises have been created." ZNPP still works in the Ukrainian energy system.
📌 Torture instruments and a box with torn-out gold dental crowns and prostheses (photo above) were found by the Ukrainian military in a russian torture chamber after the liberation of Pisky-Radkivski village in the Kharkiv region. American troops found similar boxes in Nazi concentration camps after World War II.
📌 russia caused $35 billion in environmental damage to Ukraine. A fifth of protected areas in Ukraine are under threat of destruction, and about 2,000 cases of environmental damage have already been recorded.
📌 Ten russian soldiers have already received sentences in Ukrainian courts. Forty-four indictments were sent to the court. One hundred seventy-six russian army soldiers have already been informed about the suspicion.
Life amid war
📌 In Vienna, free travel for Ukrainians in Wiener Linien public transport was extended until October.
📌 Judge Bohdan Lviv, whose russian passport was found by law enforcement, was dismissed from the staff of the Supreme Court.
📌 The head of Energoatom, Petro Kotin, assumed the duties of the general director of the Zaporizhzhia NPP.
📌 The first shelter stop appeared in Kropyvnytskyi (photo above). It is designed for 12-15 people, equipped with lighting and two exits.
📌 A pedophile who shot a policewoman in Chernivtsi during his arrest yesterday has been found. During the re-detention, he used a weapon again. In response, the law enforcement officers used their weapons and eliminated him.
📌 Ukraine, Spain, and Portugal submitted a joint application to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. The Ukrainian Football Association reported this.
SOLUTIONS TO WIN
Foreign partners' support
💡 The United States allocated a new package of military aid to Ukraine for 625 million dollars, which includes HIMARS, artillery systems, ammunition, and armored vehicles.
💡 On October 12-13, another Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting will be held in the Ramstein format. On the sidelines of this meeting, the defense ministers of NATO countries plan to discuss the statement on Ukraine's accession to the North Atlantic Alliance in detail. We will remind you that 11 countries have publicly supported Ukraine's statement.
💡 In Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the training of junior Ukrainian forces commanders has begun (photo above). Training is conducted by Ukrainian and British instructors, using foreign samples of weapons and military equipment.
💡 The permanent representatives of the EU countries agreed on a new sanctions package against russia. This package includes a cap on the price of russian oil.
💡 The EU plans to include aid to Ukraine in the 2023 budget.
💡 Finland stated that preparations for sending the ninth batch of military assistance to Ukraine are at the final stage. The total cost of the previous aid packages provided by Finland is estimated at approximately EUR 93 million.
💡 The Czech Republic, Sweden, and Finland have officially confirmed their readiness to help restore the Luhansk region. Croatia offered assistance in demining the liberated territories.
💡 66% of Europeans support Ukraine's accession to the EU.
💡 In Ivanivka, Chernihiv region, a family left homeless due to the war will live in an individual modular house built with the funds of a British family. The family of six received the keys during the grand opening.
💡 Ukraine will receive €5 million from the EU for the program to restore houses. The program will be implemented in only four regions: Kyiv, Zhytomyr, Sumy, and Chernihiv.
Ukrainians, let's unite!
💡 Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Transformation has agreed to purchase 986 UAVs for 1.9 billion hryvnias for the Ukrainian Armed Forces Drone Army. This work was carried out with the General Staff and the State Special Service. For three months, Ukrainians and citizens from 76 countries have donated drones to Ukraine's defense forces.
💡 Charitable foundation from Ternopil Wheels of Victory during the seven months of the war collected and handed over 250 cars to the frontline of the Ukrainian military.
💡 The comedian from Odesa, Mark Kutsevalov, after a charity trip to Hoverla, bought three ambulances and an SUV for the Armed Forces of Ukraine ⬆️.
💡 Rivne actors will play a charity performance on October 10 to raise funds for the bombed-out Mykolaiv theater. A charity ticket costs UAH 100. All funds from the charity performance will be donated to the theater's restoration.
💡 At the entrance to the village of Mykilske in the Tereshky community (Poltava region), at an improvised roadblock, children are collecting money for the Ukrainian Armed Forces ⬆️. They stopped cars and asked to join the fundraising. The young soldiers managed to collect more than 2,000 hryvnias.
💡 Ukrainian designer Yasia Khomenko's brand RCR Khomenko released a charity sticker pack in support of the Askania-Nova nature reserve, which is currently under russian occupation. All sales profit will be transferred to purchasing fodder for the cold season. You can buy a sticker pack via the link.
💡 The UAnimals organization urges Ukrainians to join the Virtual March for Animals. All funds raised will help shelters for animals affected by the war.
💡 In Kryvyi Rih, the Dobro+Dii Foundation's benefactors organized an educational platform for children. Schoolchildren who do not have access to gadgets and the Internet at home can come. These are primarily children from large families. "Today, all our children are children of war, and this is our front," the foundation says. The photo above -shows classes on the playground.
💡 The ATB team donated blood for the defenders of Ukraine. One hundred employees of ATB became donors to the Ukrainian Armed Forces for the second time.
💡 Thanks to the readers of Rubryka, in a few hours, we raised the amount for a car for the team member of our publication. One hundred ten thousand hryvnias was the goal, but we managed to collect more than 130! Thank you, everyone!