Over 1.6 million Ukrainians deported to russia and 800,000 steps for car for Ukrainian army: timeline of October 7 and solutions to win
Today is day 226 of russia's war in Ukraine: we talk about key events at the front, in the rear, and in the world, as well as about the major solutions that bring our victory closer.
Ukrainian army's successes
📌 Yesterday, Ukraine's air defense forces shot down more than 20 enemy drones. Among them, 15 were Iranian Shahed drones.
In total, the russians have already used 86 kamikaze drones. Air defense forces destroyed more than 60% of them.
📌 The russian military's use of Iranian drones is unlikely to significantly affect the course of the war in Ukraine, according to experts of the American Institute for the Study of War. Analysts noted that these drones do not produce effects similar to the HIMARS systems operated by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
In the south, the Ukrainian forces destroyed three russian ammunition warehouses.
📌 Ukraine's air forces made 11 strikes during the day. The authorities confirmed that Ukraine eliminated eight locations of concentration of russia's weapons and military equipment and three anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, our air defense units shot down two UAVs and two enemy helicopters.
📌 Missile forces and artillery struck one area of concentration of russian troops, weapons, and military equipment, a pontoon crossing, and an EW complex in a day.
📌 Confirmed losses of the russian army in the south are:
- 105 occupiers,
- Eight tanks,
- 18 Msta-S and Msta-B large-caliber howitzers,
- One Pivonia self-propelled gun,
- 152-caliber howitzer gun,
- Four mortars,
- 15 armored vehicles.
Another six units of enemy equipment, including tanks, an armored combat vehicle, a howitzer, and a radio-electronic station, were significantly damaged.
📌 According to British intelligence, the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Kherson region are attacking the russians in three directions—from Kherson, Snihurivka, and along the right bank of the Dnieper.
Also, the offensive of Ukrainian fighters continues to break through the enemy's defense line in the Luhansk region.
In the Donetsk region along the Horlivka-Bakhmut-Pisky line, where the enemy is actively trying to break the Ukrainian forces' defense, the russian occupiers have not had significant success.
📌 Crossings across the Dnipro are under complete fire control of Ukrainian artillery. The right-bank bridgehead of russian troops in the Kherson region has shrunk by a quarter in just a few days.
🇺🇦 The Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated the village of Hrekivka in the Luhansk region. Heavy fighting continues for other settlements in the area. Ukraine's armed forces also entered the village of Makiivka in the Luhansk region.
📌 The Institute for the Study of War writes that the Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to advance east of Kupiansk. The goal is to threaten the russian occupiers in Svatove (Luhansk region) from the northwest.
📌 The group of the Mariupol Resistance "Ї" reported on the successful arson of the location where the russian officers were headquartered in Mariupol.
🇺🇦 In the afternoon, photos of the Ukrainian soldiers with the Ukrainian flag appeared in the village of Biliaivka, Kherson region. ⬆️ They also inform about the liberation of the villages of Podyly and Hlushkivka in the Kharkiv region, east of the Oskil River. We are waiting for confirmation from the General Staff.
📌 In the morning, the russian occupiers attacked Zaporizhzhia again. The russian forces used drones here for the first time and destroyed infrastructure objects in two city districts. One of the russian missiles fell into the yard of a high-rise building. One person is injured.
📌 Closer to the evening, there was a new shelling. Our air defense shot down three missiles over the Zaporizhzhia district.
📌 The number of deaths due to yesterday's russian terrorist attack on Zaporizhzhia has increased. As a result of the shelling of Zaporizhzhia, 11 people died, and the emergency services rescued 25 people. The rubble continues to be dismantled.
📌 In the afternoon, the russians fired provocatively at the occupied Enerhodar (Zaporizhzhia region). Electricity and water supply disappeared in the city.
📌 Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region, was bombarded with 40 shells. The russian shelling damaged several high-rise buildings, more than ten private houses, farm buildings, lawns, power grids, and a transport infrastructure enterprise in the city.
📌 Tonight, Mykolaiv was attacked by kamikaze drones. There were no casualties or damage. The Shevchenkove and Bashtanka districts of the region were also shelled during the day.
📌 In the last 24 hours, there were five fires in three districts of the Kharkiv region due to enemy shelling. The most intensive is in Kupiansk. The industrial building was on fire. The area of the fire was 900 square meters. The russian occupiers struck the Kupiansk, Chuhuiv, and Izium districts. It is known that nine were wounded.
📌 Sumy region. Yesterday, the russian army shelled border settlements nine times with more than 150 strikes. Today, the russians attacked the Sumy region again. One person was killed.
📌 In the Donetsk region, russians killed two civilians in Bakhmut and Kurdiumivka. Seven people were injured. Seven more civilians killed by the russians during the occupation were found in Sviatohirsk.
📌 More than 1.6 million Ukrainians were forcibly deported to russia. Many had their documents taken away and passed through the occupiers' filtration camps, where they were mocked and intimidated.
📌 22 russian torture chambers have already been discovered in the Kharkiv region. The most common methods of torture were electric currents and severe beatings. There are facts of nails being torn off and other terrible torments, mainly using a gas mask for suffocation.
📌 Ukraine officially recognized russia's occupation of the Northern Japanese territories. The ownership of the Kuril Islands is a territorial dispute between Japan and russia, which Japan has considered unresolved since the end of World War II.
Life amid war
📌 From today, the Law of Ukraine on supporting the national musical products and restricting public use of the musical products of the aggressor state. Acoustic violence in minibusses has come to an end!
📌 The USA will print a photo book, Relentless Courage: Ukraine and the World at War. A photo taken by the press officer of the Azov regiment, Dmytro Kozatskyi, was chosen for the cover. ⬆️
📌 The Polish national postal operator Poczta Polska has reduced tariffs for delivery of all EMS parcels to Ukraine by 75%.
📌 Ukrposhta plans to place Starlink station for high-speed Internet and communication.
📌 The Ukrainian parliament Verkhovna Rada approved the voluntary military enlistment of women. At the same time, women who have a specialty or profession related to medical activity must be registered in the military.
📌 For the first time in history, representatives of Ukraine won the Nobel Peace Prize. The Civil Center of Liberties organization received it. Unfortunately, the prize was also awarded to Belarusians and russians for some reason.
Solutions to win
Foreign partners' support
💡IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi, despite russia's statement about the transition of the Zaporizhzhia NPP under its control, called the nuclear power plant Ukrainian and noted that the IAEA's mission at the ZNPP will be increased.
💡 Japan introduced new sanctions against 81 individuals from russia, as well as against nine companies and organizations.
💡 Finland allocated the ninth military aid package to Ukraine for almost 12 million euros. The package contents and assistance schedule are not disclosed for security reasons.
💡 France is considering sending Ukraine more military equipment, particularly a batch of Caesar self-propelled guns.
💡 Blue and yellow tram with the inscription "Ukraine, we are with you!" drives through the streets of Dusseldorf. The German city supported the Ukrainians and ended its friendship with Moscow. Dusseldorf's new partner city is Chernivtsi.
💡 During the concert in the German town of Kiel, the activists collected 10,000 euros for the needs of Lyceum No. 25 in Zhytomyr, destroyed by the russians. The public organization Renovation of Lyceum 25 reported this on Facebook.
📌 The volunteers in the UK put up unique bicycles in the colors of our flag for auction to help Ukrainians. The auction aims to raise funds for the charity Bikes4Ukraine. ⬆️
Ukrainians, let's unite!
💡 Ten-year-old Daria Vorona from Pervomaiske, the Mykolaiv region, cut her hair to help the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The girl learned from social media about fundraising for cars for the military and decided to help the Ukrainian army.
💡Six boys in Kryvyi Rih built a roadblock. Cars are stopped and asked to donate to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In nine days, they collected 6,000 hryvnias, which they have already transferred to the volunteer fund.
💡 And schoolgirls from Kropyvnytskyi sew military hats and balaclavas. They do it after classes. Other townspeople also join in. Fabric is bought with money sent by residents of different regions.
💡 Heads of farms in the Okny community in the Odesa region purchased four cars for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. ⬆️
💡The Zhytomyr City Center for the Registration of Homeless Persons makes trench candles for the military. Homeless people made almost two hundred of them in a week. The first batch has already been handed over to volunteers.
💡 Football club Dynamo will finance the restoration of the destroyed radiology department of the Chernihiv City Hospital. The club and the UNITED24 platform signed a memorandum of cooperation. Within it, the club will donate £250,000 to the hospital.
💡 From Odesa to Yaremche: a veteran with a prosthesis walks a distance on foot to raise for a car for the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Oleksandr Shvetsov from Zhytomyr (pictured above) calculated that he would have to overcome 800,000 steps.
💡 Together with utility workers, caring people in Zaporizhzhia are helping to eliminate the consequences of russian strikes. Debris is dismantled, and the territory is cleared. Ukrainians are a force!