Україна Оперативна інформація з регіонів 25.09.2022 (фото)

Ukraine in brief: Latest regional news September 25, 2022 (photo)

Materials compiled by Tetiana Kliuchnyk-Horobets, Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Tamara Moshkovska, Sofia Ratynska, Liudmyla Stadnykova, Nadiia Nazarova, Vita Petrenko

Translated by Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Ioanna Kryvenko, Liudmyla Stadnykova, Yevheniia Sukhonos, Marharyta Koval, Tetiana Kurbatova, Olga Shalya 

For 214 days, Ukrainian people have resisted the russian military invasion.

Ukraine briefly

Here is operational information from the General Staff of the Armed Forces as of 6 p.m.

The occupiers continue to focus their efforts on attempts to fully occupy Donetsk oblast and hold captured territories, as well as disrupting the active actions of the Defense Forces in certain areas. They fire at the positions of our troops along the contact line, conduct aerial reconnaissance, and try to restore lost positions in certain directions. The enemy continues to attack civilian infrastructure and peaceful residential areas. Ukraine is exposed to a threat of air and missile attacks.

The occupiers launched 4 missile and 7 air strikes, fired more than 24 rocket launchers at military and civilian targets on the territory of Ukraine, violating the norms of international humanitarian law, the laws and customs of warfare.

Over 35 settlements were affected by enemy fire.  Among them are Kupyansk, Bilogorivka, Spirne, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, New York, Krasnohorivka, Kurakhove, Novomykhailivka, Pavlivka, Zaporizhzhia, Volodymyrivske, Ochakiv, Mykolaiv, Myrolyubivka, Novovoznesensk, Sukhy Stavok and Odesa.

The situation has not changed significantly in Volyn and Polissia directions.

In other directions, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars and barrel artillery:

towards Seversk – in the areas of the settlements of Huta-Studenetska and Bleshnya of the Chernihiv region and Bachivsk, Shalygine and Seredyna Buda of Sumy oblast;

towards Sloboda – in the areas of settlements of Strilecha, Guryiv Kozachok, Stogni, Udy, Veterinarne and Kupyansk;

towards Kramatorsk – Sloviansk, Koroviy Yar, Bogorodichne, Yarova, Pryshyb and Ozerne;

towards Bakhmut – Soledar, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Odradivka, Zaytseve, Opytne, Yakovlivka, New York, Mayorsk, Nelipovka, Yuryivka, Vyimka, Bilogorivka, Rozdolivka, Spirne, Vesele and Verkhnyokamianske;

towards Avdiivka – Avdiivka, Opytne, Pervomaiske, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Maryinka and Paraskoviivka.

18 settlements were shelled in Novopavlovsk and Zaporizhzhya directions: Mykilske, Vugledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Niva, Velika Novosilka, Novomayorske, Vremivka, Pavlivka, Zaliznychne, Shevchenko, Biloghirya, Poltavka, Novosilka, Novopil, Temyrivka, Vremivka, Chervone and Olhivske.

In South Buh region, over 38 settlements near the contact line were damaged by artillery and mortar shelling, specifically Novovoznesensk, Arkhangelsk, Sukhy Stavok, Pervomaiske, Marhanets and Nikopol.

To conduct reconnaissance, adjust fire and launch strikes against civilian infrastructure objects, the enemy made up to 60 sorties of UAVs.

In light of the partial mobilization announced by the russian military-political leadership, the russian military commissariats have been working around the clock since September 22. Persons who try to evade mobilization are threatened with criminal liability.

In the city of Sevastopol of the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea, about one thousand summonses were handed out to men of draft age.  Representatives of the occupying forces reassure the mobilized personnel that their service will take place in the temporarily occupied territory of Kherson region until the end of the term of the so-called “special operation”.

The command of the russian occupying forces directs the new arrivals for the mobilization of servicemen without training to the replenishment of units that have suffered losses, directly to the front line. It significantly affects the level of morale and psychological state of enemy servicemen and the quality of their performance of duties.

The skills of our artillerymen were confirmed one more time. On September 24, as a result of fire on enemy facilities in the temporarily captured territory of Zaporizhzhia oblast, about 10 units of enemy weapons and military equipment were destroyed in the area of ​​the settlement of Huliaipole, as well as one S-300 air defense system with ammunition storage near the city of Tokmak.

Units of the Defense Forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Soledar, Vyimka, Kurdyumivka, Zaitseve, Novomykhailivka, Pervomaiske and Pavlivka.

To support the actions of the ground groups, 21 strikes were carried out by the aircraft of the Defense Forces of Ukraine. 14 areas of buildup of manpower and military equipment of the enemy and 7 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems were affected. In addition, air defense units destroyed 2 UAVs of the occupiers in different directions.

Air defense forces and artillery hit 6 control points, 11 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and equipment, 2 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems, 3 units of missile forces and artillery, 6 warehouses with ammunition, as well as 8 separate important targets.

Minister of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, Iryna Vereshchuk, reported that 2.5 thousand Ukrainians are still in russian captivity.  She emphasized that there are many civilians among the prisoners. Several exchanges in a row do not let them go.  According to the minister, there are many abused women among prisoners. They must be returned home immediately.

The ombudsman Dmytro Lubinets reported that Russian occupiers kept prisoners in inhumane conditions.  Some prisoners lost 60 and 70 kilograms, some spent more than 120 days in solitary confinement.  

Dmytro Lubinets also added that no prisoner of war saw a representative of the ICRC during captivity, which is already a violation on the part of the russian federation. “Also, we note that torture, physical and psychological violence were applied to almost all of them, so we will legally work it out on each fact and it will become one of the components of the international criminal tribunal, which, I hope, will eventually be launched by the international legal community,” he concluded.

The Center for Countering Disinformation at the National Security Council informs that Ukrainian prisoners of war held in Olenivka colony are forced to vote for joining the territories to the russian federation.   The russian propaganda media the appeal of 11 male and 23 female military servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to militants with a request to obtain passports of the terrorist organization “DPR”, and those who have a residence permit in Donetsk oblast are forced to participate in the referendum. This way they want to spread the narrative that apparently among the captured Ukrainian soldiers, many want to join the russian federation.


Eastern regions

Kharkiv oblast

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the invaders shelled Dvorichna, Huriv Kozachok, Kucherivka, Kupiansk and Strilecha. They also hit Stohnii, Udy and Veterynarne.

In Kharkiv oblast, the 92nd Separate Mechanised Brigade named after Koshovyi Otaman Ivan Sirko destroyed a russian Su-30. Video of the destruction of the russian Stinger man-portable air defence system was published by Defence Minister of Ukraine, Oleksii Reznikov.

Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, reported that the russians continued shelling civilians in Bohodukhiv, Chuhuiv, Kharkiv, Krasnohorivka and Kupiansk districts.

In Dvorichna settlement, Kupiansk district, an educational institution was damaged and a fire broke out. In Chuhuiv district, the infrastructure of an agro-industrial enterprise was damaged.

In Krasnohrad district, residents heard an explosion outside settlements. There were no casualties or damage, our air defence units reacted.

According to the Centre of Emergency Medical Care, 7 people were hospitalized with injuries in Kupiansk district. In Kharkiv district, a 49-year-old man tripped over a mine and exploded. He was injured.

State Emergency Service pyrotechnics examined almost 26 hectares of the region’s territory and deactivated 748 explosive objects. Rescuers extinguished two fires caused by russian shelling. The invaders hit an industrial enterprise in Chuhuiv district and an educational institution in Kupiansk district.

Donetsk oblast

Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, informed that the russians killed 2 civilians in Bakhmut. 8 people were injured.

Last night, the enemy hit civilian objects all along the front line from Velyka Novosilka to Sviatohirsk.

In Velyka Novosilka community, the russians hit S-300 missile systems in Andriivka, damaging three houses and the local school, with no casualties.

Late in the evening, the invaders hit Krasnohorivka hub school again. Overnight there was further shelling of the city, 1 person was injured.

At night, there were isolated hits on the old and central parts of Avdiivka, and by morning there was a massive shelling of downtown. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties.

In Kramatorsk district, Sviatohirsk community suffered the most. A shell hit an apartment building, injuring 6 people. Also 2 private houses were damaged in Khrestyshche. There were no casualties.

Russians launched cluster shells at Chasiv Yar community, Bakhmut district. There were no casualties.

Head of Kramatorsk City Military Administration, Oleksandr Honcharenko, said that russian troops once again struck the city with a rocket attack.

Head of Sloviansk City Military Administration, Vadym Liakh, reported on his facebook page that a monument to russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin was sold in Sloviansk. The price exceeded UAH 700 K. The money from the sale will go to compensate people who lost their homes due to russian invaders.

In temporarily occupied Mariupol, russian invaders give people a pack of drinking water to encourage them to go to a pseudo-referendum.

Luhansk oblast

The Defence Forces of Ukraine launched 26 strikes- 20 areas of buildup of the enemy’s manpower and military equipment, 6 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems were hit.

Rocket and artillery forces struck 5 control posts, 13 areas of buildup of the enemy’s manpower and equipment, 3 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems, 3 rocket and artillery systems, among them Uragan, and 2 ammunition depots.

Enemy attacks were repelled in Kurdiumivka, Novomykhailivka, Pervomaiske, Soledar, Vyimka and Zaitseve settlements.

The following settlements were shelled by the enemy during September 24:

  • in Bakhmut direction – Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Nelipovka, Niu-York, Odradivka, Opytne, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Verkhnokamianske, Vesela Dolyna, Yakovlivka, Yurivka and Zaitseve;
  • in Kramatorsk direction – Bohorodychne, Dibrova, Korovii Yar, Ozerne, Pryshyb, Raihorodok, Siversk, Sloviansk and Yarova.

Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Haidai, reported that the enemy propaganda media reported that more than 45% of voters in the occupied Luhansk oblast took part in the fake referendum. Furthermore, the invaders noted that observers from 70 countries came to the polling stations. The number of voters is not announced anywhere, only the percentage. In Lysychansk, Rubizhne and Sievierodonetsk, which are almost completely destroyed, the invaders report attendance between 41% and 46%, but do not have lists of the population remaining in these cities.

On the first day of the so-called “referendum”, the armed military only made door-to-door visits and forced people to vote in their yards, while on weekends people with machine guns inspected crowded places.

The internally displaced people from Luhansk oblast do not support the invaders’ arbitrariness. Rallies in support of the Ukrainian Luhansk oblast were recently held in Berdychiv, Dnipro, Rivne. Residents of Dovzhansk, Kreminna, Luhansk, Lysychansk, Rubizhne and Sievierodonetsk joined them.

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A moment on the rally against the pseudo-referendum. Photo: telegram channel Serhii Haidai/Luhansk Regional Military Administration

Northern regions

Kyiv oblast

The head of the Kyiv RMA Olexiy Kuleba reported that 52 families of military personnel received new apartments in Bucha. According to him, not all families are going to live in new homes together with their defenders since three of them gave their lives fighting for our future.

A new outpatient clinic of general family medicine will be opened in the village of Vorzel, which was under occupation for six months ago. According to the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, the facility is fully provided with medical equipment, computers, cars and everything required for the work of medical staff.

“Ukrzaliznytsia” is scheduling an additional daily fast train from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia via Kryvyi Rih. According to the transport company, the return trip will be convenient for residents of Nikopol and Marhanets, where evacuation flows are still active.

In Kyiv, half a thousand residents of Nova Kakhovka gathered to celebrate the anniversary of their town. The town is temporarily under occupation. So people who evacuated are celebrating this important date not in their native Kherson oblast.

Kyiv’s Dobrobut Hospital resumes the program of free surgical operations and inpatient treatment for the patients who are in greatest need of support. This assistance is also available to military personnel and civilians injured as a result of hostilities who need surgical intervention.

A photo exhibition “Heroes of the Ministry of Internal Affairs: 200 days of war” opened in the service center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA). It is dedicated to the heroic deeds of the MIA employees, their stories and paths leading to victory. You can also learn about the bravery of the National Guard members, border guards, police officers and rescuers, employees of the migration service and service centers of the MIA in the online chronicle, which aims to preserve the memory of their contribution to the future victory.

The Dutch foundation Zeilen van Vrijheid reported that 2000 abandoned bicycles from the Amsterdam city bicycle storage will be delivered. They want to provide bicycles to doctors, social workers and volunteers. The first batches will be distributed among communities of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, and Chernihiv oblasts.

Zhytomyr oblast

Creation of a digital database of destroyed facilities in Zhytomyr oblast was launched this week. United Nations Development Program units will collect and analyze data on damaged facilities and destruction using drones. The list and progress of restoration of the facilities destroyed by russia should be as open as possible for the international community.

According to the Zhytomyr Regional Military Administration, the agricultural sector of the region provides jobs to 12K workers. Despite the fact that almost 1200 hectares of fields were mined and part of the material base was destroyed, farmers of Zhytomyr oblast are harvesting and preparing for the next year.

Estonia will donate 12 buses to Zhytomyr oblast to restore transport connections. According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Urmas Reinsalu, Estonia is committed to offer full support to Ukraine, by helping Ukraine 

to resume everyday life despite the ongoing war with russia.

Berdychiv kettlebell lifter Hennadiy Reznik opened an exhibition and sale of his paintings in the exhibition hall of the Museum of the City History. The artist will donate most of the funds to the military hospital for the needs of wounded soldiers.

 

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Exhibition and sale of paintings by Hennadiy Reznik in Berdychiv. Photo: Berdychiv City Council

Poems of five poets of Zhytomyr oblast were included in the anthology of war poetry “Spring in arms”. The collection includes poems created by 142 authors from Ukraine and other countries. According to the editor of the anthology, Mykhailo Sydorzhevsky, these are poems born in the trenches, under the occupation, in the home front, and abroad collected in one publication.

Sumy oblast

Sumy RMA reported that over the past day, Esman, Shalygine, and Seredina-Buda communities were shelled from the territory of russia. The enemy attacked with MLRS, barrel artillery and 120 mm mortars. More than 10 explosions were recorded.

Educational institutions of the Sumy oblast, the names of which have russian components, will be renamed. This was discussed at the meeting of the working group on de-russification of toponymic objects. According to the head of Sumy RMA Dmytro Zhivytskyi, the oblast plans to enter the new year with native Ukrainian names and names, without soviet heritage and russian markers.

Specialists of the Sumy Territorial Center of Social Services “Bereginia” help people with disabilities, singles, pensioners and internally displaced persons to prepare for the winter period – they buy firewood and vegetables, help close canning. Almost 560 wards of the center received more than 8,000 tons of vegetables. Two households, in which do not have a gas supply, are provided with solid fuel.

Volunteer center “Shostka-Dobro” announced the campaign “Handful of Chestnuts”. Chestnuts collected during the event will be handed over to special points for the production of medical products, and the funds received will be directed to the production of ovens for the military.

Chernihiv oblast

The enemy continues shelling the border of Chernihiv oblast. As reported in the SBGS, 37 mortar strikes were recorded on the territory of Semenivka community and 24 on the territory of Snovsk community over the past 24 hours.

Ukrainian defenders “landed” an enemy Mavic quadcopter using an anti-drone gun in Chernihiv oblast. The video with the trophy was released by the Telegram channel “Operative ZSU”. According to the fighters, the drone was carrying a VOG-17 fragmentation grenade with buckshot elements. The quadcopter, after replacing some parts, is planned to be used against the russian military.

Chernihiv forestry resumed work after the withdrawal of russian troops from the oblast and is actively working to provide the population and production with firewood. According to the head of the Chernihiv forest farm, about 15K hectares are considered a contaminated area, which is dangerous for visitors. Currently, demining works are ongoing in these areas. 

A large set of mini Sunpower solar power plants was received by Kozeletsk settlement council. This became possible thanks to the Regional Development Agency of Chernihiv oblast and the representative office of the manufacturing company. The new equipment is planned to be used in the event of a blackout of the village’s general network to provide backup power to the Center to render administrative services and a backup Internet communication channel.

Students of the Nizhyn Gymnasium # 3 launched the challenge “Help the Armed Forces – close to Victory.” For the Ukrainian military, the children and their parents collected warm clothes, bought socks, first aid supplies, fast food, tea and coffee.

A project on psychological recovery of women who experienced terrible events during active hostilities is being implemented in Chernihiv. With the support of the “Ukrainian Women’s Fund” and the “Union of Women of Chernihiv Oblast”, events aimed at restoring the emotional state are held for all those willing. Specifically, art therapy classes are housed every Thursday.

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Art therapy classes for women. Photo: from social networks

Central regions

Dnipropetrovsk oblast

At night, the russians hit Nikopol district five times with Grad MRLS and barrel artillery.

The Chervonohryhorivska community was shelled twice. A dozen private houses, several cars, kindergartens, administrative buildings, a dispensary, post office, and shops were damaged there. Half a thousand households were left without electricity due to damage to power lines.

The occupiers also hit Nikopol twice. A fire broke out in the city, which was promptly extinguished. Private houses were damaged, more than three thousand families left without electricity.

A gas pipeline and power lines were damaged in Marganetska TC, leaving 3K families without electricity.

Fortunately, there were no casualties that night. This was announced by the head of the regional council Mykola Lukashuk.

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Consequences of enemy shelling in Dnipropetrovsk oblast. Photo: Mykola Lukashuk

Kirovohrad oblast

The regional art museum in Kropyvnytskyi presented the first in more than ten years a “With love to Ukraine” personal exhibition of the Kropyvnytskyi artist Anatoliy Kimnatny. According to the author of the paintings, he expects IDPs to be among his audience. Eight dozen works are presented at the exhibition, including portraits, still lifes, landscapes and caricatures. 

Poltava oblast

1 700 kg of humanitarian cargo for internally displaced persons was received in Poltava oblast.  Dmytro Lunin, head of the Poltava Regional State Administration, explained that these are hygiene products, diapers, antiseptics, cereals, drinking water, masks, as well as animal food.

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Humanitarian aid. Photo: Dmytro Lunin, head of the Poltava Regional State Administration

Cherkasy oblast

A new gallery “Studio #5” was opened in Cherkasy. Along with the opening, the presentation of the “Seventh” exhibition by the artist from Cherkasy, Dmytro Kryshovsky, took place. Oleksandr Chornovol, the author and the founder of the art studio, told that the horror of war and at the same time a ray of hope, which every Ukrainian needs so much now, can be depicted in one graphic composition of the artist.

Southern regions

Zaporizhzhia oblast

On the night of September 25, the russian armed forces fired about 10 rockets at Zaporizhzhia. Three people were wounded. The city infrastructure was also destroyed. Educational institutions, a hospital, private and high-rise buildings were damaged. According to Zaporizhzhia RMA, an electrical substation was cut off in one of the districts. As a result of shelling, the repair shop ignited. The flame covered an area of 200 m².

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Rescuers eliminate the consequences of shelling in Zaporozhzhia. Photo: from social networks

Over the past day, the occupiers shelled civilian infrastructure in Zaporizhzhia, Orikhiv, Poltavka, Dorozhnianka, Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Bilohira, Shevchenka, Stepove, Olhivske, Chervone, Temyrivka, Mali Shcherbaky, Novoandriivka, Novodanylivka, Zaporizke, Kamianske.

The police received 46 reports about the destruction of civilian infrastructure as a result of shelling by russian forces.

On September 24, the State Emergency Service pyrotechnicians discovered a fragment of an “Iskander” rocket, 7 units of safe remnants from the rockets of the “Grad” MLRS in Zaporizhzhia district. All discovered explosive objects were destroyed in compliance with safety regulations.

Ukrainian defenders destroyed about 10 units of enemy weapons and military equipment near Huliaipole, as well as one S-300 air defense system with ammunition storage near the city of Tokmak.

A powerful explosion was heard in the northern part of temporarily occupied Melitopol. The car burned to the ground. This was reported by the mayor Ivan Fedorov.

An explosion rang out in the center of the temporarily occupied Berdiansk. This was reported by the Operational Headquarters of the Berdiansk Executive Committee.

1 122 people, including 230 children, were evacuated from the temporarily occupied territory. 

Relatives of war prisoners, who have not yet been released, held a rally in Zaporizhzhia demanding the return of their relatives home. The rally participants insist on creation of a UN mission to organize the exchange. They emphasize that it is important to achieve an exchange in the “all for all” format.

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A rally demanding the exchange of “all for all”. Photo: from social networks

Mykolaiv oblast

The enemy attacked Mykolaiv district. 4 S-300 guided missiles hit Mykolaiv. Residential and  administrative buildings and the water supply network were damaged. As a result of destruction in one of the buildings, two elderly people were locked in their apartment. People were saved by rescuers.

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A damaged high-rise building in Mykolaiv. Photo: National Police.

5 enemy S-300 missiles hit the port infrastructure and the water area of Ochakiv without human losses.

Shyroke community was also under enemy fire that night. The police opened criminal proceedings on the fact of the night shelling of Mykolaiv and the region.

During September 24, the enemy struck the territory of Voskresensk and Shevchenko communities. 16 private residential buildings and company premises were destroyed. One person was killed.

According to the South Operational Command, on September 24 a “Shahid-136” kamikaze drone was shot down in Mykolaiv district, and a reconnaissance drone of the “Orlan-10” type in the Bashtanka district.

Ukrainian defenders destroyed the enemy’s ammunition depot in the Bashtanka district.

Residents of Mykolaiv, who currently live in one of garden societies in Voskresensk community, received humanitarian aid. More than a hundred people forced to live in country houses received food kits. Food products were provided by the Global Empowerment Mission, Lviv People’s Self-Defence, DB Cargo and the public association “B2-Center of Actions”.

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Humanitarian aid for the garden society residents in the Voznesensk community. Photo: Mykolaivska RMA.

A team of workers from Ivano-Frankivsk communal enterprises is helping Mykolaiv communal workers restore residential buildings in Mykolaiv damaged by russian shelling. The main work is to sew windows with plywood.

Odesa oblast

Odesa was attacked by Shahid-136 kamikaze drones. One was shot down by air defense forces over the sea. Three drones hit the administrative building in the city center. Without human losses. According to the mayor of the city, Hennadii Trukhanov, the houses around the administrative building were slightly damaged.

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The wreckage of the drone that attacked Odesa. Photo: from social networks

On September 25, at approximately 5:00 p.m., troops of the Odesa anti-aircraft missile brigade shot down a russian Su-25 attack aircraft and a Mi-8 helicopter in the Beryslav district, Kherson oblast. This was reported by the South Air Command.

The enemy ship group in the Black Sea, consisting of 15 units, is maneuvering in the same missile-safe area along the Crimean coast. But even from there the risk of launching Kalibr-type missiles from 3 surface and 1 underwater carriers remains. Their total reserve is 28 missiles.

On September 25, seven ships departed from the ports of Odesa, Chornomorsk, and Pivdennyi. 146.2 thousand tons of agricultural products are on board.

Kherson oblast

The defense forces continue to destroy the enemy’s reserves, disrupt its management system, logistical support, holding an effective fire control of bridges and crossings across the Dnipro River.

Occupying forces concentrate their main efforts on holding the captured territories and restraining our offensive actions.

The enemy continues aerial reconnaissance, shelling of our positions and rear areas. The enemy attacked the positions of our troops and civilian infrastructure with the use of barrel and rocket artillery. The enemy launched 4 air strikes on our troops positions along the contact line.

Our aviation unit launched 5 air strikes on two enemy air defense systems in Kherson and Kakhovka districts on three areas of weapons and equipment buildups in Beryslav district.

Rocket and artillery units completed 266 firing missions. They increased fire control in the area of the Kakhovska HPP, where the occupiers are trying to establish crossings. Also, three control points of units along the front line were struck, location of the russian guard in Kherson was hit, and one of the enemy’s strongholds in Davydiv Brid area was suppressed. An ammunition warehouse was destroyed in Kherson district. Both the warehouse and the control post were destroyed in Beryslav district.

In the morning, the enemy’s sabotage and reconnaissance group was detected and suppressed in Novovorontsovka community.

The occupying forces continue campaigning and coercive measures within pseudo-referendums organization. Having no turnout at the polling stations, they carry out yard rounds, where collaborators, accompanied by armed soldiers, call people to join the vote. The majority of the population avoids contact with the so-called mobile polling stations and does not want to participate in the political farce.

In Kakhovka, representatives of the occupiers go around homes and persistently offer residents to vote. They give a monetary reward for the “necessary” mark in the ballot. This is reported by the Center for Combating Disinformation.

Volunteers delivered food kits to de-occupied Visokopillia. The situation with the delivery of products to the village is difficult, the territory is being constantly shelled.

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Issuance of grocery kits in Visokopillia. Photo: from social networks

Western regions

Volyn oblast

In Volyn, an exhibition of items brought from the front, from Bakhmut and Kharkiv directions will be held. About 30 exhibits will be presented at the exhibition, including helmets and clothing of occupiers, debris from a cruise missile and other items.

The Only Together Foundation handed over 10 powerful video cameras to the Volyn military.

Lutsk volunteers make tactical gloves for the military. In seven months, 1K pairs were sent.

Zakarpattia oblast

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, awarded the 1st Separate Tank Siver Brigade, commanded by Colonel Leonid Khoda from Khmelnytskyi, with an honorary award For Courage and Courage.

Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

In Ivano-Frankivsk, a charity fair-exhibition in support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was held. Hand-made products and Ukrainian souvenirs were sold at the fair. The collected money will go to the needs of the military.

Lviv oblast

During the war, over 103K Ukrainians received medical care in Lviv.

In Lviv, a photo exhibition dedicated to captured defenders was opened. Its purpose is to draw attention of Ukrainian society and the world public to the issues of prisoners.

Rivne oblast

In Rivne, groups of those willing to learn the skills of first aid are being formed. The training is organized by the city health department.

Humanitarian aid was sent from Rivne oblast to Izium, Sloviansk and Kramatorsk. In total, 14 cars delivered aid to the East. The humanitarian cargo includes 35 tons of potato, over 1K food kits, baby food, clothes, etc.

In Rivne, during the Legend of Rivne – VERES charity beer tasting, over 100K UAH were collected for a car for the Armed Forces.

Ternopil oblast

In Ternopil, a protest against the “referendum” in the occupied territories was held.

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Protest rally. Photo: from social networks

In Ternopil, teachers, students and graduates of the Faculty of Dentistry treat the teeth of defenders and displaced persons free of charge.

Khmelnytskyi oblast

In Khmelnytskyi, the Blue Lakes Race charity bicycle marathon was held. Over 100 cyclists covered 100 km of roads and off-road roads in Shepetiv district. The participants of the bike marathon collected over 120K UAH for the Armed Forces.

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Blue Lakes Race. Photo: from social networks

In Khmelnytskyi, a mural was opened in honor of the famous pyrotechnic dog Patron, who also took part in the ceremony.

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Mural in Khmelnytskyi. Photo: from social networks

Chernivtsi oblast

In Chernivtsi, an embroidered pattern was painted on concrete slabs on Heroiv Maidan Street.

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Embroidery on concrete slabs. Photo: from social networks

International support

Ukraine convened an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council due to russia’s holding of pseudo-referendums in the occupied territories. The meeting will begin on September 27.

Israel will transfer equipment to fight against Iranian drones to Ukraine through Poland. Countermeasures systems are capable of intercepting and landing drones at a safe distance.

Chopin Airport, the largest airport in Poland, will not allow russians. The ban also applies to other air and sea border crossings. This restriction will be effective from September 26.

Head of the Polish political party Law and Justice Yaroslav Kaczynski stated that it is Poland‘s duty to do everything for Ukraine to win this war.

The former president of Mongolia, Tsakhiagin Elbegdorzh, recorded a video message in which he expressed support for Ukraine.

A modern museum of the Battle of Grunwald was opened in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship of Poland. The new museum displays the flags of Volhynia, Halychyna, Podillia and other ethnic Ukrainian lands.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy topped the rating of the most influential Jews in the world according to The Jerusalem Post.

Ukraine in brief: Latest regional news  September 25, 2022 (photo)
The Jerusalem Post. Photo: from social networks

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