The three hundred and forty-eighth (348) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.
Minister of Education and Science of Germany Bettina Stark-Watzinger arrived in Kyiv. She will meet with Ukrainian Minister Serhii Shkarlet, deputies and scientists. They will talk about Ukrainian refugees getting an education in Germany.
In Kyiv Oblast, sappers of the State Emergency Service have already defused more than 77,000 explosive objects. Demining of territories continues. Since the deoccupation of the Kyiv Oblast, there have been 25 cases of detonation of citizens by mines. 11 tractors and 14 harvesters were damaged by the detonation of enemy ammunition.
A delegation of parliamentarians from the Netherlands visited Irpin today. In an informal setting - over refreshments in the damaged residential complex «Aristocrat» - the guests talked with Irpin Mayor Oleksandr Markushyn and the residents of the community.
Losses at the front again. This weekend it became known about the death of a serviceman from Bohuslav raion. Sergeant, combat medic of the special purpose company, Andriy Kosovan, born in 1992, died in the city of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, bravely fulfilling his military duty in the battle for Ukraine. At the same time, the death of Valery Kazmirenko from Bohuslav was reported last week. He died in battle on January 28 in Luhansk Oblast. The time and date of bringing the bodies of the dead have not yet been announced. Eternal glory to the heroes!
A six-person volunteer theater group from Bohuslav took the documentary play «Normalni patsany I tut perekantuyutsia [Normal boys and here will stay]», which was started as part of the activities of «Active Community» in Bohuslav, to Kremenchuk. Alina Kartashova, the director of the play, is from there. More than 180 people attended the show. But we managed to collect more than 14 thousand hryvnias. This is already the 5th showing of the play. In total, more than 49 thousand hryvnias were collected for a car for the Armed Forces. The documentary play «Normalni patsany I tut perekantuyutsia [Normal boys and here will stay]” is built from 10 real interviews of women: wives of military men, mothers, sisters, colleagues, friends, volunteers. Each person's personal view on modern realities, on people's indifference and inaction, on how the war changed their lives.
The third edition of the [Not]Sofa podcast was recorded by the public organization «Buslav Sich». This time we spoke with Oleksandra Glizhynska: a certified coach, NLP master, as well as the executive director of the «Republic» Institute and the founder of the AUI «Active Community». They talked about what was relevant - how to keep yourself in hand, what to do with your emotions and why it's normal to rest. You can listen to the podcast on the pages of the NGO «Buslav Sich» and «Active Community of Bohuslav».
A grenade launcher from Zhytomyr Oblast was killed in the battles near Bakhmut. The senior gunner of the 1st grenade launcher unit of the fire support platoon of the 1st assault company of the 2nd assault battalion was called up for military service on February 26, 2022. He died near the settlement of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, on January 31, 2023.
Dmytro Romanovych Reka, a Defender from Zhytomyr Oblast, died near Vugledar during a tank attack. «Dmytro Romanovych died while performing a combat mission - defending the Motherland». The enemy carried out a tank shelling of the unit's positions near Vugledar, Volnovakha raion, Donetsk Oblast.
During the executive committee, the mayor of Zhytomyr presented medals to the volunteers and a watch to the director of the camp. Before the meeting of the Zhytomyr Executive Committee, Serhiy Sukhomlyn on behalf of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine presented awards to volunteers for helping the Armed Forces of Ukraine, exactly how they helped - not declassified, and also awarded a watch to the mayor of the camp «Suputnyk» Lyubov Kovalchuk for high professionalism.
350 internally displaced people are currently looking for work in Zhytomyr Oblast. In the first month of the new year, 86 Ukrainians displaced from dangerous Oblasts applied for employment assistance in Zhytomyr Oblast, and 25 received jobs. They filled the vacant jobs of an accountant, manager, nurse, cutter, electric gas welder, motor vehicle driver, pharmacy manager, support workers, etc.
Yesterday evening, the russians shelled the border of the Novgorod-Siversk community. Border guards recorded 25 explosions from a 30 mm automatic grenade launcher. Small arms and machine gun fire were also recorded from the russian side.
Today, explosive devices were detonated near the village of Shestovytsia.
Yesterday in Chernihiv Oblast they said goodbye to two soldiers who died in the battle near Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast - Vitaly Chumak and Oleg Blokha.
Today, four fighters - Viacheslav Siplyvets, Andriy Balan, Dmytro Bendyk and Vitaly Dedovich, who died in Donetsk Oblast, were taken on their last journey.
Yesterday, the russians shelled three communities of the Sumy Oblast - Esman, Seredyna-Buda, and Druzhba. The russians fired mortars at Esman and Seredyna-Buda communities. About 12 single automatic bursts were recorded in the Druzhba community.
Today, the russians shelled the border village of Zarutske. 6 hits were recorded. No information was received about losses among the local population or damage to civil infrastructure.
As a result of yesterday's russian attack on the center of Kharkiv, 5 civilians were injured. As of now, a 54-year-old woman is in the hospital in a moderate condition. The rest have minor injuries and are being treated on an outpatient basis.
Also, during the past day, the enemy fired artillery and mortars at the settlements of the Kharkiv, Kupyansk and Chuguyiv raions located near the contact line.
In general, apartment buildings, private houses, infrastructure, office space and cars were damaged.
Demining continues. During the day, the pyrotechnic units of the State Emergency Service examined 2,000 square meters. m of territory and neutralized 50 explosive objects.
The occupiers are concentrating their main efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Novopavlivka areas.
Over the past day, our units repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Verkhnokamianske, Vasyukivka, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Kamianka, Severne, Pervomaiske, Vesele, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobieda and Novomykhailivka settlements of the Donetsk Oblast.
In the Lyman direction, Terny of the Donetsk Oblast and Makiivka, Ploshanka, Nevske, Chervonpopivka, Kreminna, Kuzmyne, Dibrova of the Luhansk Oblast came under enemy fire.
Semenivka, Avdiivka, Severne, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Vesele, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda and Novomykhailivka came under artillery fire in the Avdiivka direction.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion
In the east of Pokrovsk raion, there are no casualties, but there is destruction. The Kurakhove community was hit by rockets: 7 houses were damaged in Hirnyk, and a house and a shop were damaged in Kurakhivka. Kurakhove came under artillery fire - the house was damaged. A house in Krasnohorivka of the Maryinka community was also damaged
In the morning, Avdiivka came under massive artillery fire.
During January, the Pokrovsk community received about 20,000 grocery sets and 5 tons of clothing by volume. The humanitarian headquarters of the Pokrovsk community continues to cooperate with public organizations and attract new donors who actively help in solving humanitarian issues.
Scouts from the city of Pokrovsk make talisman rugs for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and, together with humanitarian parcels, began to hand over hand-made rugs to the front lines, which not only warm Ukrainian defenders in winter, but also serve as talismans.
In Pavlograd, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Avdiivka oatmeal, an element of Intangible Cultural Heritage, which is included in the National List of the National Cultural Heritage, was presented. The presentation was attended by many IDPs from the Avdiivka community of Pokrovsk raion, who currently live in Pavlograd and Pavlograd raion. Oatmeal became a good reason to remember the history and legends of the native city, familiar places and close people.
Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion
During the hostilities in the area of the city of Bakhmut, there was a complete lack of coordination and interaction among servicemen of the russian occupation forces and mercenaries of the so-called "Wagner" Private military company.
In the direction of Bakhmut, more than 25 districts of settlements were affected by fire, among them Spirne, Bilogorivka, Mykolaivka, Rozdolivka, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Ivanovske, Stupochki, Tarasivka, Kurdyumivka, Ozaryanivka and New York of the Donetsk Oblast.
On February 5, the russians killed 1 resident of Donetsk Oblast— in Bakhmut. 1 more person in the region was injured.
Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion
5 people were injured as a result of a night attack on Druzhkivka. The russians once again targeted the residential quarter of the city. The first rocket damaged 4 high-rise buildings - in one of them, the staircases of the 1st and 2nd floors in one entrance collapsed. The second rocket hit a kindergarten. All the victims were provided with all necessary medical assistance. The owners of the damaged apartments are provided with film and plates to cover the windows. Despite the fact that Druzhkivka is a city relatively far from the front line, it still suffers from the russian invaders.
At the meeting on housing and communal services issues, it was announced that the demolition of rubble at the scene of the tragedy is underway. February 1 and 2. The search is over. Communal services are working to eliminate the consequences.
The discussion with Ukrainian entrepreneurs who were relocated due to the war, the possibility of resuming their business in the Donetsk Oblast after the deoccupation, is starting. The survey is available at.
The main opera house of Belgium posted an image of the Mariupol Theater as a sign of solidarity. The inscription on it is "In memory of all the destroyed monuments of culture and all the victims of the war in Ukraine." Also, on the outer walls there are posters about Ukrainian architectural objects that were destroyed by the occupiers. In particular, the Palace of Culture "Molodizhny" and the Art Museum named after Kuindzhi "before and after" the russian invasion.
Over the past two days, the russians have carried out 188 strikes on the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. The occupiers launched drones, fired artillery, and multiple rocket launchers. Attacks were carried out on Gulyaipole, Oryhiv, Zaliznychne, Krasveno, Charivne, Olhivske, Poltavka, Novodanilivka, Olhivske, Mala Tokmachka, Shcherbaki, Malynyvka, Zatyshshya, Temyrivka, Preobrazhenka, Zeleny Gai, Novoselivka, Novoandriivka, Biloghirya, Primorske, Kamianske , Mali Shcherbaki, Stepove, Pavlivka.
As a result of shelling in the village of Primorske, Vasylivka raion, three private houses were damaged. They have broken windows, facades and slate roofs, damaged fences, garages and vehicles.
Residents of Pology raion reported the consequences of enemy shelling of district centers and villages of Gulyaipole and Orihove raions. Roofs were destroyed in the houses of local residents, windows were broken in all houses. Residents of the destroyed building 151 at Soborny Avenue were able to take away some of the things. With the help of a car tower, the employees of "Cobra" climbed into the broken houses in order to collect and hand over their belongings to the owners. Previously, work on strengthening structures was carried out in this building. Those that could collapse were removed. Then they attached structures that could not be removed. Next, the house was examined by engineers, and currently the question of what to restore, what to clean next is being decided.
As a result of shelling on October 6, 2022, part of the building at 151 Soborny Avenue was destroyed. 15 dead people (one of them a child) were unblocked from under the rubble of the five-story residential building.
In Vasylivka, the occupiers converted a local children's hospital into a military hospital for wounded servicemen of the armed forces of the russian. Admission of children to the hospital has been stopped.
In the temporarily occupied Melitopol, russians come to search teachers and educators. The russian military forces educators to come to temporarily occupied schools and teach children according to the russian curriculum.
Yesterday and tonight, the enemy carried out artillery strikes on the settlement and the water area of the Ochakiv community. There are no casualties.
In Mykolaiv, Pervomaisk, Voznesensk and Bashtaka raions, the day and night passed relatively calmly.
In the temporarily occupied Dobropilla in the Kherson Oblast, the russian military kidnapped the abbot of the Holy Trinity Church, Platon Danyshchuk.
Over the past day, the russian army has shelled the Kherson Oblast 60 times with artillery, anti-aircraft guns, mortars, and tanks. One person was killed, one more resident of the region was injured — Kherson Oblast Military Administration.
On the morning of February 6, the russian military shelled Kherson, hitting the lyceum building. Firefighters extinguished the fire. There are no dead or injured — State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
During the day, russian troops shelled civilian objects in Kherson more than 40 times. There are dead and wounded. Also, 15 settlements in the region came under fire. In particular, Zolota Balka, Havrylivka, Kachkarivka, Mylové, Berislav, Vesele, Mykilske, Antonivka, Dniprovske and Goncharne — the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
This morning, the russian army shelled one of the churches in Kherson. The windows and doors of the building were damaged. There were no casualties or injuries.
On the night of February 5-6, the Defense Forces destroyed two boats with russian sabotage and intelligence groups on the islands near Kherson, the head of the United Coordination Press Center of the Defense and Protection Forces of the South Nataliya Humenyuk said on the air of the nationwide marathon.
The russian continues to spread informational narratives about the offensive and return to the Kherson Oblast. The defense forces of the South observe the accumulation of forces of the russian army only for defense and are ready for the development of events.
The day passed peacefully. There is still a danger of rocket attacks. People are united and active, volunteer, take part in charity events.
Cyber specialists of the Security Service of Ukraine exposed two more Federal Security Service [FSB] agents in the course of large-scale counter-subversive measures in the front-line areas of southern Ukraine. At the direction of the enemy, they collected intelligence on the basing and movement of units of the Armed Forces in the Tavria direction. In addition, critical infrastructure locations in Odesa and Kherson were handed over to the occupiers. First of all, the aggressor was interested in the exact coordinates of local facilities of Ukrzaliznytsia and energy-generating enterprises. If the intelligence was received, the occupiers planned to use it to prepare and carry out a series of targeted missile strikes on Ukrainian cities.
One of the russian agents was detained near the central railway station in Kherson, the other in Odesa after covertly taking photos of one of the military facilities. The accomplices of the aggressor turned out to be two local residents who were recruited by the russian special service after the start of the full-scale invasion. Both criminals were in constant intelligence contact with a staff member of the Federal Security Service [FSB] administration in the Rostov Oblast with the pseudonym "Buba Kastorskyi". It was from him that russian agents received tasks to carry out reconnaissance and subversive activities in the southern Oblasts of Ukraine. During searches, smartphones with evidence of conspiratorial correspondence with an Federal Security Service [FSB] representative were found in the detainees' possession. The court chose a preventive measure in the form of detention. Perpetrators face up to 15 years in prison or life imprisonment with confiscation of property.
Enemy troops shelled the Marhanets community at night. The enemy fired more than two dozen shells that damaged the roof of a house and a farm building. The power grid was damaged.
Russian troops shelled the Velykomykhailivka community in the Synellnykove raion with heavy artillery. The power grid in one of the villages was damaged. No one was killed or wounded.
A 21-year-old fighter from Pershotravensk, Andrii Shunkov, died in action in Luhansk oblast. A soldier from Dnipro, Pavlo Haran, was killed in action in Luhansk oblast. A 34-year-old soldier from Novomoskovsk, Pavlo Harkavyi, was killed near Bakhmut. He left 2 sons without a father. Pavlo Korzh, a 28-year-old defender from Pershotravensk, died in hospital after being wounded in the fighting in Donetsk oblast. Oleh Hasin from Kryvyi Rih died as a result of being injured, he is survived by his wife and young daughter. Eternal glory to the Heroes!
A new shelter for internally displaced persons will open in Dnipro. The special feature of the shelter is that it is designed for long-term accommodation. It will comfortably accommodate up to 56 people. The space was designed by Ukrainian and Czech designers and is both modern and as practical as possible. The furniture, household appliances, interior decoration, and plumbing fixtures are all brand new and of high quality.
In Dnipro, a workshop taught how to make trench candles for the Ukrainian military. The event was held at the Holodomor Resistance Museum. Nadiya Lyshtva, a Dnipro resident who has been making candles for the front for six months, shared her experience. The participants made more than 30 candles.
Dnipro received 5 large buses from Cologne. By the end of the month, they will be on the road.
There was a threat of a missile attack on settlements and critical infrastructure in Kirovohrad oblast.
On February 6, the Petrivka community of Oleksandriya raion paid their last respects to soldier Mykhailo Rovnyi. The man worked at the Petrivka Vodokanal utility company. Mykhailo was mobilized on August 5, 2022. He served as a senior gunner of the 1st grenade launcher unit. The soldier died on January 31, 2023. Eternal memory to the defender of Ukraine.
In Kirovohrad oblast, the Security Service of Ukraine exposed two more pro-russian propagandists: a former civil aviation pilot, a local resident, and a displaced woman from the temporarily occupied territories. They distributed materials on social media containing the ideas of the so-called "russian world," justifying and recognizing the legitimacy of russia's armed aggression against Ukraine, and calling for the destruction of all "Banderites" in Ukraine. SBU officers conducted searches at the residences of the Internet agitators, during which they found and seized electronic computers used to carry out illegal activities. The criminals were served a notice of suspicion under Part 2 Art. 436-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (justification, recognition of the lawfulness of russian aggression against Ukraine).
The volunteer team of the regional military administration, together with the Charitable Foundation "Save the Ukrainians", delivered another humanitarian aid to the residents of the liberated territories of Kharkiv oblast. Generators, heaters, coolers, power banks, food, water.
Orders "For Courage" of the third class (posthumously) were presented to the families of the fallen national guardsmen from Kirovograd oblast. The father of the National Guard hero, Valentyn Serhiyenko, was presented with the Order "For Courage" of the III degree. The soldier was killed while performing a combat mission in the Donetsk oblast.
At a meeting of the session of the Haivoron City Council of Holovanivsk raion, the family of the fallen Azov soldier Dmytro Reinysh was awarded the Order for Courage, III class. Dmytro was an artilleryman and defended Mariupol together with his comrades from the Azov regiment. Later he joined the infantry. During the evacuation of the wounded from Azovstal, the enemy shot down a helicopter carrying the defenders over Mariupol. Dmytro was among them.
A resident of the Haivoron community in Holovanivsk raion raised 70 thousand hryvnias for a thermal imager for the 121st Brigade of the Tank Corps 176. The fundraising was announced on social media, and community members and amateurs of the Culture and Leisure Center joined in (UAH 31,204).
In Khmelnytskyi oblast, 45 thousand people have used the Points of Invincibility.
Currently, 39 more Points of Invincibility have been prepared for opening in Khmelnytskyi oblast In total, there are 281 Points of Invincibility in the oblast. This was announced by the head of the Khmelnytsky Regional Military Administration Serhii Hamalii.
The Khmelnytsky Regional Military Administration, together with charitable organizations, handed over an all-terrain vehicle and an anti-drone system to the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that are directly involved in ensuring the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Zdolbuniv community pays last respects to Senior Lieutenant Volodymyr Halakh. He died in Zaporizhzhia hospital. In Kostopil, soldier Vladyslav Falikovskyi, who died on January 30 near Novodanylivka, Zaporizhzhia oblast, said goodbye.
In the Rivne oblast, entrepreneurs have begun to manufacture semi-trailers for the needs of the Armed Forces. The first two units, designed to evacuate broken equipment in combat zones, have already been sent to the front line. These semi-trailers are not worse than their European analogs. First, the entrepreneurs developed drawings, agreed on them with the military, and later started production.
In Bukovyna, soldiers who laid down their lives defending their homeland from the russian invasion were given their last respects: Senior Sergeant Dmytro Kurysh was laid to rest in the village of Ryzha, soldiers Vitaliy Chechul in Putyla, Vasyl Petrushko in the village of Khlivyshche, and Serhii Tymchuk on the Alley of Glory at the Central Cemetery in Chernivtsi. Eternal memory and glory to the Heroes!
Ruslan Zaparaniuk, head of the Chernivtsi Regional Military Administration, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Ukraine Alexandru Victor Micula to discuss important joint projects. In particular, they discussed the modernization of existing and opening of new border crossing points, as well as the repair of access roads, and the restoration of the European railway from Romania to Chernivtsi with the prospect of continuing to Kyiv and Lviv.
The Vanchykivtsi territorial community transferred two vehicles for the military in Donetsk oblast. In addition, concerned residents collected food and other necessary items, which were also sent to the front.
The traditional UZHSNOW RUGBY-2023 winter rugby cup was held in Zakarpattia. It is being held for the seventh time, this time in Uzhhorod on February 5. Only Zakarpattia teams gathered for the Cup, because of the wartime.
The regional library in Uzhhorod collects literature in Ukrainian for military personnel
On the basis of the Zakarpattia Regional Library named after F. Potushniak, at the initiative of the Department of Culture of the Zakarpattia Regional State Administration, a collection of literature in Ukrainian for military personnel is being launched.
The Zakarpattia Regional Museum of Local Lore conducts excursions for the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
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