The one hundred and twenty-ninth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian nation to the russian military invasion continues.
About us: The "Active Community" initiative was launched by activists of the "Republika" Institute after the Euromaidan (2014), which focused on the activation and involvement of Ukrainians in the decision-making process. The goal for 2025: to activate and involve at least 1% of citizens in making decisions and promoting reforms in Ukraine on a systematic basis for the well-being of Ukrainian communities. Today we work in 30 communities in Ukraine.
Ukraine in brief:
The one hundred and twenty-ninth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian nation to the russian military invasion continues.
In the Volyn and Poliske directions, the units of the Armed Forces of belarus continue to perform the task of covering the belarusian-ukrainian border in the border areas of the Brest and Gomel regions on a rotational basis. Training on guiding pontoon crossings is conducted. There were no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups.
There are no significant changes in the Seversky direction. The enemy fired at the positions of the Defense Forces in the areas of Studenok, Tovstodubov, Nova Sloboda and Bilopillya.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is defending the previously occupied positions. He carried out shelling from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Zolochiv, Khrestishche, Molodova, Korobochkine, Velyka Babka, Malynivka, Ivanovka, Cherkaska Lozova, Slatine and Chepil.
He led an assault in the area of Dementiyivka settlement, was unsuccessful, withdrew. He carried out an airstrike near Verkhniy Saltov and Prudyanka. Conducted aerial reconnaissance of the "Orlan-10" UAV.
In the Slavic direction, the enemy continues to defend. He shelled the Dolyna, Kurulka, Adamivka and Barvinkovo districts with artillery. Our soldiers once again successfully repulsed the assault in the area of the settlement of Bogorodichne. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy shelled civilian infrastructure near Ivano-Daryivka and Zolotarivka. As a result of the hostilities, it was established in the area of the Verkhnokamyanka settlement.
In the Kramatorsk direction, enemy shelling was recorded near Bilogorivka.
In the Bakhmut direction, the occupiers shelled our positions with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of Kodema and Berestovo. Near the latter, reconnaissance was carried out by combat. Ukrainian soldiers resolutely fought back and forced the enemy to retreat.
In the Avdiyivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizka directions, the enemy fired artillery of various calibers on the districts of Avdiivka, Opytny, Netailovo, Pavlivka, Orikhov, Malynyvka, Novosilka, and Novoandriivka. He carried out airstrikes near Pavlivka. Ukrainian defenders stopped the offensive actions of the enemy in the area of the settlement of Novomykhailivka and pushed them back.
In the South-Buh direction, the occupiers continue systematic shelling of civilian and military infrastructure with barrel and rocket artillery. Aerial reconnaissance of the BpLA is conducted.
As a result of the actions of the Ukrainian soldiers, the enemy left the settlement of Ivanivka.
Pablo Gana Quesada, Chargé d'Affaires of Spain in Ukraine, and Javier Fuentes Leja, Counselor of the Spanish Embassy, visited Irpin. The Spaniards came to Irpen with a specific goal - to collect as much information as possible about the destroyed objects, to study the needs of the city for help in its restoration. Mobile information centers continued their work this week. People were consulted in Borodyanka, Dymer and Gostomel. Specialists provided explanations to the residents of the communities regarding topical issues. Most often, people need advice on the correct processing of compensation for destroyed or lost property, receiving social benefits, on the algorithm for the restoration and reconstruction of the housing stock, the registration procedure, the deployment of modular towns and obtaining a place in them for temporary residence.
Demining continues. Over the past day, pyrotechnicians neutralized 351 explosive objects. And for the entire time - almost 48 thousand such items.
A beaten and mined dog was found near Makarov. He was lying in a pit with garbage, the zoo patrol said. People wanted to take it out, but they noticed a mine nearby. His inability to walk saved him from death. It is not known how long he lay in the pit. Sappers demined it and handed it over to animal rights activists.
Representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue the interaction of defense headquarters at all levels. In Zhytomyr, they said goodbye to serviceman Serhiy Chekhovsky, who died while performing a combat mission. The man went to defend Ukraine from the first days of the full-scale war.
The Zhytomyr court sentenced in absentia a militant of the self-proclaimed "DPR" who was exchanged for hostages to 12 years in prison.
People are massively discussing shelling in Kharkiv and a possible attack from Belarus.
The deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, visited the lyceum and residential buildings damaged by rocket attacks in Zhytomyr. The coordinator of the AUI "Active Community" established relations with representatives of the authorities regarding internally displaced persons.
Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion
During the day, populated areas were under enemy fire: the city of Avdiivka, the villages of Zhelanne, Vozdvizhenka. The police documented the war crimes of the russia (Article 438 of the Criminal Code - violation of the laws and customs of war).
The troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine repulsed the enemy. Representatives of the local security forces patrolled the Pokrovsk community.
The past day in the Pokrovsk community was relatively calm. No facts were recorded regarding casualties and damage caused by shelling on the territory of the community. According to the information of the State Service for Emergency Situations, there were no emergency incidents on the territory of the Pokrovsk community, there were no applications for processing explosive objects or fires.
Elderly people are emotionally vulnerable and panic easily. That is why the Pokrovsky Department of Social Protection of the Population has been thinking about psychological training for wards since the beginning of the war, and now these trainings are actively being conducted.
In the direction of Bakhmut, enemy shelling from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery was recorded near Vershyn, Bakhmut and Spirny. The occupiers also carried out airstrikes in the area of Vershina settlement:
At least 5 wounded as a result of today's shelling of Bakhmut. In the morning, the russians bombarded the city with cannons, in the afternoon they launched an air strike. Among the injured is an 11-year-old child.
In addition, the death of one person injured in Luhansk Oblast was registered in Bakhmut.
On July 1, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repulsed two massive russian offensives - in the direction of Verkhnyokamyanka and the gelatin plant, where the enemy attempted to conduct reconnaissance by combat. In both cases, the occupiers left.
The russians are attacking from different sides - they have attracted a lot of military and equipment. Our military is holding back the enemy's advance.
During the past day, the occupiers opened fire with all available types of weapons in Privill, Lysychansk, Vovchoyarivka, Zolotarivka, Loskutivka, Verkhnyokamyanka, and Bilogorivka. Private houses in the villages are burning one after the other, very high density of shelling. Burns simultaneously in several places. Rescuers barely have time to put out large-scale fires in Lysychansk. Like in an apartment building, where the flames spread to several apartments. Or in the shopping center - if the fire on the area of 1,800 square meters was not extinguished in time, it is difficult to imagine the consequences.
Several explosions rang out in Chornobayivka. Thick smoke rises on the outskirts of the village, local residents report.
The occupiers hold Saturday meetings and call on those willing to work. They continue to export grain to Crimea, forcing farmers to work in the interests of the invaders. Kidnapping of people continues, the vast majority of them are active citizens. Racists mined all the beaches in Skadovsk and the region. They import more and more of their military equipment.
The armed forces of Ukraine continue their offensive to liberate the Kherson Oblast. People hold on, exhausted, but try to help each other and survive in difficult conditions.
The situation is critically stable. The occupiers are forcing them to switch to the ruble at a terrible exchange rate. The work of all Ukrainian banks has been suspended, the terminals are not working, there is no possibility to withdraw cash. Prices in stores for products are very high. Ukrposhta is closing its branches, which means that pensioners will not receive pensions. There is a total squeeze of business. Censorship and forced switch to russian communication.
Coordinator of AUI "Active Community" is engaged in volunteering, helps with the distribution of medicines and delivery methods.
The head of the Mykolaiv Oblast Military Administration, Vitaly Kim, does not rule out the possibility that russian troops will renew attempts to attack Mykolaiv.
On July 1, 14 people were injured as a result of shelling by Russian troops on populated areas of Mykolaiv Oblast. One person died as a result of shelling in the village of Bilozirka of the Pervomaiska community of the Mykolaiv district.
In total, as of the morning of July 2, there are 274 people in Mykolaiv hospitals who suffered from the occupiers' attacks on the Mykolaiv Oblast. Four fires broke out as a result of the shelling.
On the morning of July 2, russian troops once again shelled the territory of the city of Mykolaiv. There were no casualties or injuries as a result of the shelling. The russians fired with Onyx-type missiles fired from the Bastion missile complex in the occupied Kherson Oblast. Port infrastructure facilities and agricultural land in the city also came under fire.
The day in the community passed peacefully.
The danger of rocket attacks remains. The Armed Forces of Ukraine conduct training. The local Territorial Defense units are equipping fortifications for the defense of the Oblast.
The administration of the Governor of Maryland transferred 150 modern ventilators to Ukraine as humanitarian aid. 75 devices are intended for Kharkiv hospitals and 75 devices - for Odesa. 39 ventilators have been distributed to Odesa city hospitals, maternity homes and the city emergency medical care center. The Odesa operational headquarters decided to hand over the rest to neighbors and colleagues. 19 will go to medical facilities in Mykolaiv and 17 will go to medical facilities in the Odesa Oblast. The community expresses its deep gratitude for the important and timely assistance to Ukraine from the administration of the governor of the state of Maryland and the United Help Ukraine fund, which ensured the delivery of the cargo to Odesa.
People are sufficiently united and active, they volunteer and take part in charity events.
The coordinator of AUI "Active Community" provided information to citizens about receiving psychological, social and humanitarian assistance.
Around 5:00 p.m., a loud explosion was heard in Pavlohrad.
The city authorities of Dnipro handed over three pickup trucks and two ambulances to the front.
The mayor of Dnipro announced a large fundraiser for attack drones for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The city hall has already purchased two drones for the front, and 28 more need to be purchased.
A charity concert "Hear Me" was held in Dnipro, where the musicians collected about 15,000 UAH for a batch of active headphones for artillerymen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The bands Gretchen Room, Red Wolf and singer Max Paragraph performed at the event.
Volunteers of the "Varta Dnipro" terror defense battalion will help the rescuers. Already 100 volunteers have undergone special training and are ready to help clear rubble and evacuate people.
In Dnipro, on the basis of the regional library, a conversational club for learning the Ukrainian language was organized for everyone. According to the director of the regional library, the conversation club has been operating for more than 8 years, but it has become really popular only now.
Another humanitarian cargo from Germany has arrived in Dnipro. Foreign partners handed over 0.5 tons - medicines, dressing materials, personal protective equipment and drip systems.
Dnipro volunteers handed over two vans of medicines for the victims in Kremenchuk.
The day in the community passed calmly, there were no air alarms. In general, the situation in the community is calm and under control.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine guard the borders of the region and military facilities. Territorial defense fighters conducted tactical training and patrolled the city.
The community of Petrivska received household equipment for the implementation of the project on providing assistance for the arrangement of premises for internally displaced persons.
A wanted teenager was found in Kropyvnytskyi. A few days before, the region was looking for missing 15-year-old Oleksandr Shovenka, a resident of Bohdanivka, Kropyvnytskyi district.
The coordinator of the AUI"Active Community" worked at the Humanitarian Center for internally displaced persons (forming packages with food kits and hygiene items, sorting clothes), and also conducted conversations with some displaced persons who arrived at the humanitarian center with small children and provided psychological support.
The harvest has begun in Poltava Oblast. Harvesting is being done in communities in the south of the region, the first 100 tons of high-quality food wheat have already been threshed.
In Kremenchuk, 90% of the total area of the "Amstor" shopping center was inspected. As a result of the rocket attack, 19 people died, 29 body fragments were found.
In Kremenchuk, they said goodbye to Oksana Poshtarenko, who died as a result of a rocket attack on a shopping center. 29-year-old Oksana Poshtarenko worked as a saleswoman at Comfy. Relatives, friends and colleagues of the deceased came to the morgue. The funeral will take place on July 3 in Cherkasy region in Zvenigorodka.
Today, the team of AUI "Active Community" of Poltava participated in the collection of things and finances for the needs of wounded soldiers who are being treated in hospitals of the Poltava Oblast.
Khmilnyk and Khmilnytskyi district.
During the day there was an air alarm.
The past day was relatively calm in the Khmilnytskyi community.
129 citizens became donors in Khmelnytskyi community
A resident of the Kaliniv community of the Khmilnytskyi district received the honorary title of "Heroine Mother". The woman is raising seven children, and the award was presented to her late due to the war in Ukraine.
The coordinator of AUI "Active Community" of Khmilnyk and Khmilnytskyi district communicated with internally displaced persons regarding receiving humanitarian aid provided by international organizations.
The situation in Prykarpattia is stable and under control.
The mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk announced on his page that today a bus was sent with children of Ukrainian soldiers, as well as fallen Heroes, to rest and recover in Rybnik (Poland). And during the summer, a total of 350 children will be able to rest in the camps of the sister cities of Ivano-Frankivsk in Poland and Romania.
The general situation is relatively calm, as of 15:30 there were no air alarms.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine patrol the border with Belarus. Representatives of the security forces patrol and are on duty at checkpoints.
The Rivne Regional Military Administration provides daily information on the availability of fuel at regional gas stations.
In one of the regional centers for the provision of social services in the Rivne region, relief materials are being sewn for the defenders of Ukraine. 60 military life jackets have already been handed over to the needs of the defense.
The Department of Social Policy of the Rivne City Council continues to take care of internally displaced persons who have left hot spots and live in the city. The distribution of food kits from the International Humanitarian Organization World Central Kitchen is now underway.
Summer is a hot time, and at this time hygiene is extremely important, both for the civilian population and for Ukrainian soldiers, especially in wartime conditions. That is why hygiene products, in particular, soap and shampoos, which were delivered to the warehouse of the regional humanitarian hub under the Khmelnytskyi regional military administration, will be very useful now. The cargo was delivered from the Republic of Poland. This became possible thanks to the cooperation of the regional military administration with the All-Ukrainian charity fund "Tvoya opora". In the near future, hygienic products will be distributed for the needs of internally displaced persons living in the region and soldiers of the Armed Forces.
In the Khmelnytskyi Museum-Studio of Photographic Art, the exhibition and sale of photographs "Ukraine will win" was presented. For the first time, visitors had the opportunity to purchase photos from the exhibition. All proceeds from the sale will be spent by the volunteers on the purchase of cars for the front-line fighters. 14 thousand hryvnias were collected only on the first day of the exhibition. You can buy photos until the end of July.
Flags of 12 countries of the world and words of thanks in their languages decorate the Khmelnytskyi embankment. In this way, Ukrainians want to thank those countries that help Ukraine resist the enemy.
In Khmelnytskyi oblast, the mayor's adviser will be tried for collaborationism. The man publicly denied the fact of armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine during discussions in the executive committee. The investigation was carried out by investigators of the Khmelnytskyi District Police Department. He is threatened with deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for a period of 10 to 15 years.
Coordinators of AUI "Active Community" conducted art therapy classes for women. The participants worked according to the author's therapeutic method of Larisa Podkoritova. During art therapy, they created amulets for themselves, their families, and Ukraine.
Chernivtsi region is currently outside the hostilities, but has been actively helping the army since the beginning of the war.
Over the past two months, Bukovyna has received 26 tons of aid for migrant children - food and hygiene products. They were provided as part of the implementation of the joint humanitarian project "Union of Ukrainian Youth of Romania" and the public organization "Institute of Democratization and Development".
The well-known volunteer Serhii Prytula bought ten improved buggies made by craftsmen from Bukovyna.
Relatives of Violetta Khaitova found themselves in Mariupol at the beginning of a full-scale war. Her mother and 5-year-old daughter did not communicate for two months. It was possible to talk only after they passed the Russian filtration camps. Now the woman's mother is staying abroad to emotionally move away from what she experienced, and her daughter has returned home to Kelmenka.
In Mukachevo, the team of the public organization "NEEKA Ukraine" organized a cultural and artistic event - "Cinema under the open sky" for Mukachevo residents and internally displaced persons. The event was held on the territory of the Aware Zone youth hub.
Many guests came to the screening of the film "The Trainee", who after watching discussed and analyzed the plot of the film together with psychologists. Also, as part of the event, internally displaced persons were provided with legal advice and answers to the questions they are currently concerned about.
An artist from Severodonetsk paints Uzhgorod. Since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the regional center of Transcarpathia has received tens of thousands of displaced persons. Among these people is Volodymyr Tsvetny, a well-known artist, author of the coat of arms and flag of Severodonetsk.
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