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Chronicle of the russian federation Crimes in Ukraine (November 2023)

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 Russian missile has hit the Nova Poshta terminal in Kharkiv region, killing six people and wounding 16. Oсtober 22. 2023
Russian missile has hit the Nova Poshta terminal in Kharkiv region, killing six people and wounding 16. Oсtober 22. 2023

The russian aggression against Ukraine, which began in 2014 with the occupation of certain districts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, has shown that the Kremlin is disregarded international law and its international commitments

Defense Express continue to collect violations by russia of the international commitments, which require world condemnation by the community and effective prosecution of offenses in international courts.

The facts of international humanitarian law violations by russian armed forces in Ukraine in February 2022 - October 2023 you can find here.

November 25. Five people, including an 11-year-old child, were injured in an overnight Russian massive drone attack on the city of Kyiv, according to Mayor Vitali Klitschko.

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"In total, as a result of the Russian attack on the capital, five people were injured, among them - an 11-year-old child. All of them were provided with medical assistance at the scene or in the trauma center, without further hospitalization," he said.

Klitschko stressed that Kyiv city suffered the largest Russian drone attack. The air raid alert lasted for six hours. The debris of downed drones fell in five districts across the city.

The Kyiv City Military Administration reported that the oldest victim is 65 years old. Of the five victims, three have an acute stress reaction. Two others have cut wounds to their limbs.

The administration also clarified that Ukraine’s air defense forces intercepted more than 60 enemy UAVs targeting Kyiv in the early hours of Saturday.

November 25. On November 25, a civilian woman was injured in the Semenivka community of Chernihiv region’s Novhorod-Siverskyi district as Russian invasion forces opened mortar fire.

This was reported by the region’s National Police Department.

"Today, the Russians once again fired mortars at a peaceful village in the border community of Semenivka. A local

resident was running errands in her backyard when she came under enemy fire," the report says.

It is noted that the police rushed the woman to a hospital in a patrol vehicle.

November 24.As of November 24, 510 children have been killed and more than 1,148 injured in Ukraine as a result of Russia’s full scale invasion.

“More than 1,658 children in Ukraine have suffered from the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. As of the morning of November 24, 2023, according to the official information provided by juvenile prosecutors, 510 children were killed and more than 1,148 received injuries of various degrees of severity,” the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine posted on Telegram.

It is noted that these figures are not final, as work is underway in the areas of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region - 492, Kharkiv region - 304, Kherson region – 139, Kyiv region - 129, Zaporizhzhia region – 100, Mykolaiv region - 97, Dnipropetrovsk region – 96, Chernihiv region – 72, and Luhansk region – 67.

On November 23, an 11-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy were injured in Russian shelling of Kherson city.

November 24. Three civilians were killed and 11 more were injured as Russian forces shelled Kherson region 119 times on November 23.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this in a post on Telegram.

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 119 attacks, firing 638 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, anti-tank grenade launchers, UAVs and aircraft. The enemy fired 91 shells at the city of Kherson," said the region’s head.

According to Prokudin, the Russian military targeted region’s residential neighborhoods.

"As a result of Russian aggression, three people were killed, another 11, including two children, were injured," Prokudin said.

November 24. The Russian military injured one civilian in Donetsk region on November 23.

Ihor Moroz, acting head of the Donetsk regional military administration, said this in a post on his Facebook .

“On November 23, the Russians injured one civilian in Donetsk region – in Pereizne," the report says.

According to the published data, 1,778 people have been killed and another 4,328 have been injured in Donetsk region since the beginning of the full-scale war.

November 22. The Russian occupation administration of Zaporizhzhia NPP is putting unit 5 into a "cold shutdown" state, where a leakage of reagents from the first reactor circuit to the second occurred earlier.

According to Ukrinform, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported this.

"Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) is transitioning its reactor unit 5 to cold from hot shutdown and intends to determine the cause of boron detected in a cooling circuit, still leaving one of the plant’s six reactors in hot shutdown to produce steam and heating," the statement said.

The 4th power unit will remain in the "hot" state. The occupiers also assured the IAEA that they do not plan to transfer the 2nd power unit to the "hot shutdown" state to replace the 5th.

"Once in cold shutdown, the ZNPP will carry out tests to identify why low levels of boron were found in the secondary cooling circuit of one of the unit’s steam generators," the statement said.

November 22. On November 21, 2023, Russian troops attacked the Kherson region 115 times, having fired 524 projectiles.

The relevant statement was made by Kherson Regional Military Administration Head Oleksandr Prokudin on Facebook

According to Prokudin, the enemy used mortars, artillery, unmanned aerial vehicles, tanks, aircraft, and the Grad multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).

Forty-six Russian projectiles were fired at the city of Kherson.

Enemy attacks targeted residential areas across the Kherson region’s settlements. A plant, educational institution, dormitory and shop were hit in the Beryslav district, as well as an office building in Kherson.

Following Russian attacks, one person was reported killed and seven injured.

November 22. The Russian army attacked Nikopol district with artillery and kamikaze drones.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, reported this on Facebook.

"The shelling of Nikopol district doesn’t stop. Throughout the day, the enemy covered the area twice with artillery. They dropped the ammunition from an UAV and hit the district with three kamikaze drones," the post reads.

It is noted that the enemy hit Nikopol and the Marhanets community. A private house and an outbuilding were damaged. The region’s head added that no one was injured.

In other communities of the region, the situation was calm.

November 21. At least 10,000 civilians, including more than 560 children, have been killed and over 18,500 have been injured since Russia launched its full-scale armed attack against Ukraine on February 24, 2022.

The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) said this in a press release on Tuesday.

According to the mission, on November 15, four people were killed when a missile struck a four-story apartment building in Selydove village in the Donetsk region, in an area controlled by Ukraine, pushing the total number of those killed above 10,000. Among these latest victims was a family that had been displaced earlier in the war and an 85-year-old woman.

"Ten thousand civilian deaths is a grim milestone for Ukraine. The Russian Federation's war against Ukraine, now entering into its 21st month, risks evolving into a protracted conflict, with the severe human cost being painful to fathom," said Danielle Bell, who heads the monitoring mission.

HRMMU said the figure of 10,000 represents civilian deaths verified according to its methodology but cautioned that the actual figure may be significantly higher given the challenges and time required for verification.

November 21. On the morning of November 21, 2023, Russian troops shelled the Kharkiv region’s urban-type settlement of Kozacha Lopan.

The relevant statement was made by Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Head Oleh Syniehubov on Facebook.

On Tuesday, around 06:00 a.m., the enemy shelled Kozacha Lopan. A detached house was hit and caught fire.

“As the fire was extinguished, rescuers discovered the body of a civilian man, 29,” Syniehubov wrote.

Over the past day, Russian troops have attacked at least 16 settlements across the Kharkiv region with artillery, mortars, and other weapons.

Russian attacks affected the Bohodukhiv district’s Chervona Zoria; the Chuhuiv district’s Pletenivka, Zemlianky, Budarky and Fedorivka; the Kupiansk district’s Dvorichna, Synkivka, Ivanivka and Berestove; and other settlements.

Fortunately, no casualties among civilians were reported.

November 21. Russian troops have shelled 19 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia region over the past day. A total of 107 strikes were launched.

The relevant statement was made by Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration Head Yurii Malashko on Facebook.

According to Malashko, Russian occupiers launched 10 drone attacks on Huliaipole, Novodanylivka, Novodarivka, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka and Stepove; and twice struck Robotyne with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).

In addition, Russians launched 95 artillery strikes on Novoandriivka, Novoivanivka, Bilohiria, Levadne, Poltavka, Luhivske, Robotyne, Kamianske, Stepove, Piatykhatky, Mali Shcherbaky, and other settlements.

November 21. One civilian has been killed and six injured in Russia’s shelling of the Donetsk region over the past day.

The relevant statement was made by Donetsk Regional Military Administration Acting Head Ihor Moroz on Facebook.

“On November 20, 2023, Russians killed one civilian in the Donetsk region, namely in Selydove. Six more people were injured,” Moroz wrote.

The total number of casualties across the region does not include those in Mariupol and Volnovakha, Moroz added.

November 21. The Russian army carried out 44 shelling attacks on the Kherson region on November 20, killing two people and injuring three others.

Kherson region governor Oleksandr Prokudin said this in a post on Telegram.

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 44 shelling attacks, having fired 211 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, AGS automatic grenade launchers, UAVs and aircraft. The enemy fired 16 shells at the city of Kherson," he said.

"Two people were killed and three more were injured due to Russian aggression," he concluded.

November 20. Russian troops attacked Nikopol with heavy artillery and kamikaze drones on Monday, damaging ten houses.

Serhii Lysak, head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional military administration, said this in a post on Facebook

"Throughout the day, the aggressor launched two kamikaze drones at Nikopol and attacked the city with heavy artillery twice. A man who was wounded during one shelling attack is in the hospital. He is in a grave condition," he wrote.

According to detailed information, the enemy damaged ten private houses and ten outbuildings. An infrastructure site was hit. Several power lines and gas pipelines, as well as a water pipe at a private house, were damaged.

November 20. Russian forces shelled Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region, killing a woman and injuring a man.

Serhii Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, reported this on Facebook.

"A person was killed. During the artillery shelling of Nikopol, the occupants killed an 83-year-old woman. A 53-year-old man was wounded," he wrote.

Three private houses, two outbuildings, a car, a power line and a gas pipeline were damaged.

The information is being updated.

November 20. The Russian army has attacked 16 settlements in Ukraine's southeastern Zaporizhzhia region with 61 strikes.

Zaporizhzhia region governor Yurii Malashko said this in a post on Facebook.

"Russian troops carried out six MLRS attacks on Zaliznychne, Novodanylivka, Huliaipilske, Mala Tokmachka and Kamianske. Fifty-five artillery strikes targeted Novoandriivka, Novodarivka, Bilohiria, Levadne, Poltavka, Robotyne, Charivne, Prymorske, Plavni, Mali Shcherbaky and other frontline towns and villages," he wrote.

There were four reports of the destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities.

Civilians have not been injured.

November 20. Russian forces shelled Kherson region 51 in the past day, injuring six civilians, including a child.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this in a post on Telegram

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 51 attacks, firing 323 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, S-60, anti-tank grenade launchers, UAVs and aircraft. The enemy fired 30 shells at the city of Kherson," said the region’s head.

November 20. As many as 510 children have been killed and at least 1,146 have been wounded due to Russia's armed aggression in Ukraine as of November 20.

The Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office said this in a post on the Telegram.

"More than 1,656 children have been affected in Ukraine as a result of Russia's full-scale armed aggression. As of the morning of November 20, 2023, according to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 510 children have been killed and more than 1,146 have been wounded," the post reads.

On November 19, Russian shelling in Kherson wounded a three-year-old girl.

The figures are not final. The work is ongoing to establish them in areas of hostilities and temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

Most children were killed or injured in Donetsk region - 492, Kharkiv region - 304, Kherson region - 137, Kyiv region - 129, Zaporizhzhia region - 100, Mykolaiv region - 97, Dnipropetrovsk region - 97, Chernihiv region - 72, and Luhansk region - 67.

November 19. Russian mortar fire has killed a civilian in his own house in the Sumy region.

The Sumy Regional Prosecutor's Office said this in a post on Facebook.

"On November 19, 2023, at around 18:30, using methods of warfare prohibited by international law, the enemy, according to preliminary data, fired a mortar at civilian infrastructure in Seredyna-Buda, Sumy region. A 51-year-old man died in his own household as a result of the occupiers' attack," the post said.

According to the prosecutor's office, a pre-trial investigation has been launched into violation of the laws and customs of war, combined with intentional murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

November 19. Russian troops have shelled the Dnipropetrovsk region’s Nikopol district several times today. Three detached houses were damaged.

The relevant statement was made by Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Head Serhii Lysak on Facebook

“The Nikopol district came under enemy fire several times during the day. The Marhanets and Chervonohryhorivka communities, as well as the city of Nikopol, were struck with heavy artillery,” Lysak wrote.

In his words, three detached houses and a household building were damaged.

November 19. Russian invaders are destroying civil infrastructure and residential houses in the Donetsk region’s town of Avdiivka.

The relevant statement was made by General Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, the Commander of the Tavria Operational and Strategic Grouping of Troops, on Telegram.

“Avdiivka. Russian terrorists are cynically destroying civil infrastructure and residential houses,” Tarnavskyi wrote, posting the recent photographs of the war-torn town.

The images show the consequences of Russian shelling and bombardments. Russian invaders have been storming the town for over a month.

November 19. An overnight Russian drone attack on Ukraine damaged an infrastructure facility in the Kyiv region.

Ruslan Kravchenko, head of the regional military administration, said this in a post on Facebook.

"For the second night in a row, Russian terrorists are attacking the Kyiv region using UAVs. The air raid alert lasted almost five hours. Air defenses were active in the Kyiv region," he said.

According to Kravchenko, the attack damaged an infrastructure site in a district of the region. According to preliminary reports, there are no casualties. A fire caused by the strike was promptly extinguished.

All emergency services are working to record and eliminate the aftermath of the attack, Kravchenko said.

Overnight into Sunday, November 19, Ukrainian air defenses destroyed 15 out of 20 enemy Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs.

November 18. The enemy today attacked Nikopol three times with drones and the Marhanets community twice with heavy artillery.

The Dnipropetrovsk regional military administration reported this on Telegram.

"Since the morning, the enemy has attacked Nikopol three times with kamikaze drones. The Marhanets community has been targeted twice with heavy artillery. An administrative building has been damaged," the report said.

No casualties were reported.

November 18. Two buildings, including that situated within the area of an infrastructure object, caught fire in the Zaporizhzhia region following Russia’s overnight drone attack.

The relevant statement was made by the Main Department of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service on Facebook.

“Following the attack launched by the Russian army on the Zaporizhzhia region on November 17, using the Shahed-type combat drones, two buildings caught fire. One of them is situated within the area of an infrastructure facility,” the report states.

Rescuers extinguished a fire within a total area of 250 square meters.

In addition, over the past day, Russian shelling has caused a fire in a detached house in the Polohy district’s village of Novodanylivka.

Fortunately, no casualties were reported.

November 18. Three civilians have been injured in Russia’s shelling of the Donetsk region over the past day.

The relevant statement was made by Donetsk Regional Military Administration Acting Head Ihor Moroz on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“On November 17, 2023, Russians injured three civilians in the Donetsk region, namely in Netailove, Maksymilianivka and Toretsk,” Moroz wrote.

Additionally, it is now impossible to count the exact number of casualties in Mariupol and Volnovakha, Moroz noted.

November 16. Russian troops shelled the central part of Kherson on the evening of Thursday, November 16, injuring three people, including a 15-year-old girl.

Kherson region governor Oleksandr Prokudin announced this on Facebook.

"Kherson is under massive fire from the Russian army. Three residents of Kherson are known to have been injured. Among them is a 15-year-old girl and her 52-year-old relative. An ambulance took the victims to the hospital," Prokudin wrote.

He added that information about casualties was being clarified.

Roman Mrochko, head of the city military administration, said that Russia's massive shelling of Kherson had damaged high-rise buildings and private houses in the Tsentralnyi and Dniprovskyi districts of the city.

November 16. One civilian was killed and another four were injured in Russia’s massive attack on Bilozerka village in Kherson region.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook .

"The Russian army massively struck Bilozerka. According to preliminary information, one person was killed," Prokudin said.

According to him, residential buildings and a grocery store were damaged by enemy fire, a critical infrastructure facility was destroyed.

Bilozerka and nearby villages were left without power supply.

Prokudin later reported that five people were injured in the shelling of Bilozerka.

"According to the updated information, five people were injured," Prokudin wrote and posted a photo showing the aftermath of the shelling.

According to Prokudin, the body of the deceased man was recovered from the rubble of the house by rescuers.

Four people were injured, including three women, aged 28, 56 and 34, and a 62-year-old man.

All the victims were taken to hospital by ambulance.

November 16. Russia was actively preparing to steal grain supplies and starve the Ukrainian population of food for months before Vladimir Putin ordered last year's invasion, according to new evidence compiled by human rights experts.

That's according to The Independent, which refers to the new report by international human rights law firm Global Rights Compliance.

According to information collected by human rights activists, when Russian tanks did roll across the border on February 24, 2022 they deliberately targeted grain-rich areas and food production infrastructure first.

In addition, GRC found that Russia's defense contractor began purchasing trucks to transport grain, as well as three new 170-meter bulk carrier cargo ships, as early as December 2021, evidence of advance planning for the pillage of Ukrainian food resources "on an unprecedented scale."

Russia began commandeering Ukrainian farms within less than a week of its invasion, and at its peak was exporting 12,000 tonnes of grain per day from across occupied territories.

The evidence of a "highly coordinated level of pre-planning" will be provided to the International Criminal Court and GRC hopes it will lead to a first international prosecution against Putin for the war crime of starvation as a method of warfare.

November 16. On the night of November 16, the enemy again terrorized Nikopol district in Dnipropetrovsk region.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a post on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"The district was shelled three times - Nikopol itself, Myrove and Marhanets communities. A dozen shells were fired from heavy artillery," he wrote.

Currently, it is not yet known what damage the aggressor caused. The survey of the affected area is still underway. People were not injured.

November 15. In Ukraine, the amount of environmental damage caused by the armed aggression of the Russian Federation reaches 2.2 trillion hryvnias and is growing daily.

Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine Ruslan Strilets said this at a briefing in Odesa, Ukrinform reports.

"The total amount of losses in the country today is almost 2.2 trillion hryvnias. These are colossal figures that are increasing every day. We already have more than 2,700 crimes against the environment," Strilets added.

He noted that half of the damage is related to air pollution.

"One of the main activities we are doing together with the State Environmental Inspectorate and the Prosecutor General's Office is calculating environmental damage caused by Russia's armed aggression in order to record the aggressor country's crimes against the environment and, after our victory, to be the first in the world to receive reparations for environmental crimes," the minister emphasized.

As Ukrinform reported, it will take Ukraine 20-30 years to fully assess the damage caused by Russian war of aggression and calculate direct and indirect losses.

November 15. Four missile strikes on the town of Selydove, Donetsk region, killed an 85-year-old woman and injured another three civilians.

The press service of the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office reported this on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

"On the night of November 15, 2023, Russian troops launched four missile attacks on residential areas in the town of Selydove. According to preliminary data, the occupiers used the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to shell the settlement," the report says.

It is noted that a local 50-year old woman suffered concussion as enemy shells hit one of the streets.

She was taken to a medical facility with a moderate hypertensive crisis.

November 15. On November 14, the Russian army shelled Kherson region 81 times, injuring seven civilians.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 81 attacks, firing 571 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, DShKs, UAVs and aircraft. The enemy fired 18 shells at the city of Kherson," said the region’s head.

According to Prokudin, the Russian military targeted region’s residential neighborhoods, a healthcare facility, a penal institution in Kherson district, a “point of invincibility” and an educational institution’s building in Beryslav district.

November 15. In the early hours of Wednesday, November 15, Russian invasion troops launched a missile strike targeting the town of Selidove, Pokrovsk district, Donetsk region.

That’s according to the Minister of Internal Affairs, Ihor Klymenko.

"The enemy launched a missile attack on the town of Selidove, Pokrovsk district, Donetsk region. As a result, the part of a four-storey apartment block was destroyed," the minister reported on Telegram.

Klymenko noted that the emergency team, together with the police, rescued two injured citizens at the scene of the strike, rushing them to a hospital.

Also, rescuers helped three people, including a child, get out of the damaged apartment on the 4th floor.

"Unfortunately, the woman’s body was found under the rubble. At least one person likely remains trapped. Emergency and rescue operation is underway," Klymaneko concluded.

November 15. Slidstvo.Info journalists and activists with the Anti-Corruption Headquarters nonprofit have identified 182,000 Russian war criminals involved in the ongoing war against Ukraine.

Serhiy Mytkalyk, chairman of the board at the Anti-Corruption Headquarters NGO, reported on Ukrainian Radio that he and his colleagues employ the tools of journalistic investigations, social networks, and open source intelligence to collect information about the Russian military personnel, who invaded Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

"We turned the data we had gathered into a register, where you can go and enter someone’s last name, first name, and patronymic and check your relative from Russia. And in this way we identify the Russian military," Mytkalyk said. Activists and journalists also cooperate with the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. But for obvious reasons, Ukrainian law enforcement cannot currently travel to Russia tp detain suspects. To date, there have been 170 court verdicts handed down against Russian war criminals," Mytkalyk said.

Regarding the dynamics of criminal investigations and court verdicts for war crimes, Mytkalyk noted that "the best punishment today is that delivered by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. And over 300,000 Russian soldiers killed in action, I think, is the best punishment for the invaders."

At the same time, he emphasized that the ultimate goal is to prove in court the crimes committed not only each Russian serviceman involved, but also the Russian political leadership, including President Vladimir Putin, who ordered his troops to go to war with Ukraine.

"We are building up rule of law in Ukraine, and we need to legally prove the crimes of every Russian perpetrator. If we’re set to join the European Union, we need to use only those legal platforms that we consider necessary. And you have to be tolerant, take your time, and have stamina to collect sufficient evidence and prove guilt of not only an average Russian soldier, but also the dictator Putin, who in general masterminded the commission of this crime. I think that through oug joint efforts, we will definitely succeed," said Mytkalyk.

November 14. A 49-year-old woman was injured in an enemy shelling of Beryslav city, Kherson region.

The Kherson Regional Prosecutor’s Office reported this on Telegram.

"A pre-trial investigation as part of criminal proceedings over violation of the laws and customs of war has been initiated," the report says.

According to the investigation, on November 14, at about 12:20, a 49-year-old woman was injured in an enemy artillery shelling in the city of Beryslav. She was provided with medical treatment.

November 14. Russian troops have attacked the Dnipropetrovsk region’s city of Nikopol with three suicide drones, leaving one civilian killed and one injured.

The relevant statement was made by Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Head Serhii Lysak on Facebook.

“Russian terrorists struck Nikopol with three suicide drones. A man, 72, was injured and taken to hospital in moderately grave condition. Sadly, one person was also killed,” Lysak wrote.

The damage caused by the enemy attack is yet to be checked.

A reminder that, on the night of November 14, 2023, Russian invaders shelled the Dnipropetrovsk region’s Nikopol district with heavy artillery.

November 13. On November 13, the Russian army shelled Kherson region 124 times, killing three civilians and injuring another 15, including a child.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 124 attacks, firing 618 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, UAVs and aircraft. The enemy fired 69 shells at the city of Kherson," said the region’s head.

According to Prokudin, the Russian military targeted region’s residential neighborhoods, a healthcare facility, an educational institution, an administrative building, a commercial port and a public catering establishment in Kherson, the territory and buildings of factories in Beryslav.

Three civilians were killed, another 15 civilians, including a child, were injured.

November 13. The Russian army shelled Nikopol district of Dnipropetrovsk region, injuring a civilian.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"In the afternoon, the occupiers struck Nikopol district. Nikopol itself and Pokrovsk village community came under heavy artillery shelling. The district center was also targeted by a kamikaze drone," Lysak noted.

According to him, a 42-year-old man was injured. He was taken to the hospital in a moderate condition.

In addition, a utility company and an infrastructure facility, three private houses, the same number of outbuildings and two garages, a gas pipeline and a power transmission line were damaged.

As reported, Russian troops shelled Nikopol district twice last night.

November 13. Since February 24, 2022, 154 civilians have been killed in the city of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, while the bodies of another six remain under the rubble of buildings destroyed by Russian invaders.

Vitaliy Barabash, the head of the Avdiivka City Military Administration, said this in an interview with Ukrinform.

"Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the number of people under the rubble has been confirmed. We are not reporting them as dead, because their bodies have not been recovered yet. It is known that [the bodies of] six people remain under the rubble, two of them since May," said Barabash.

November 13. Russian troops have struck a civilian car with artillery in the suburbs of Kherson. One person was reported killed and two injured, including a two-month-old baby.

The relevant statement was made by Ukrainian Internal Affairs Minister Ihor Klymenko on Telegram.

“In the afternoon, in the suburbs of Kherson, Russians launched artillery strikes on a car, driving a [two-month-old] girl and her relatives back home after a medical check-up,” Klymenko wrote.

Following the enemy attack, the car caught fire. The child’s mother, 36, was taken to hospital in grave condition.

“The man who was driving the car died. Presumably it was the child’s grandfather, 64. His identity will be established upon examination, as his body got burnt almost completely,” Klymenko added.

November 13. Russian troops attacked 21 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia region 57 times on November 12, 2023.

The relevant statement was made by Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration Head Yurii Malashko on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

According to Malashko, Russians launched 54 artillery strikes on frontline settlements, such as Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Klapany, Preobrazhenka, Novoandriivka, Novodanylivka, Mala Tokmachka, Bilohiria, Poltavka, Luhivske, Kamianske, and Plavni.

Additionally, the enemy launched air strikes on Orikhiv and Robotyne, and drone attacks on Levadne.

Fortunately, civilians remained unharmed. Meanwhile, a house was reported destroyed.

November 13. Russia’s S-300 missile has struck the ground near an entertainment venue in the city of Kharkiv.

The relevant statement was made by Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Head Oleh Syniehubov on Telegram.

“Yesterday, around 07:23 p.m., the enemy launched a missile strike on Kharkiv’s Shevchenkivskyi district, presumably with the S-300 surface-to-air missile system. The projectile hit the ground near an entertainment facility. The wooden gates were damaged. Another entertainment venue also suffered minor damage. No casualties were reported,” Syniehubov wrote.

In his words, Russian troops have been shelling frontline and border settlements in the Kharkiv region over the past day.

In particular, Russian attacks affected the Chuhuiv district’s Vovchansk and Nesterne; the Kupiansk district’s Novomlynsk, Kupiansk-Vuzlovyi, Synkivka, Kyslivka, Krokhmalne and Tabaivka.

The enemy dropped a guided bomb on the Izium district’s village of Cherneshchyna. A detached house was damaged.

November 13. On the night of November 13, 2023, Russian troops attacked the Mykolaiv region’s Kutsurub community.

The relevant statement was made by Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration on Facebook.

According to the data from regional authorities, Russians launched artillery strikes on the Kutsurub community’s Solonchaky and Dniprovske.

Fortunately, no casualties were reported.

November 13. Russian troops shelled Nikopol district twice overnight Monday, using heavy artillery to fire at Marhanets and Chervona Hryhorivka communities.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a post on Telegram.

"Since the evening, the aggressor shelled Nikopol district twice. Marhanets and Chervona Hryhorivka communities were hit with heavy artillery. More than half a dozen shells were fired," he said.

According to Lysak, the affected areas are still being examined. The consequences of the attacks are being investigated. According to preliminary information, no one was injured.

November 12. In Kherson, a local man, 64 was killed in his own backyard, while his spouse sustained injuries.

That’s according to the chief of the Kherson City Military Administration, Roman Mrochko, who reported the news on Telegram.

"At around 08:00, the Russian army shelled residential quarters in the littoral zone of Kherson’s Dniprovskyi district. A family couple (both 64-year-old) were hit. The man died on the spot. At the time of the enemy attack, he was in his own backyard," Mrochko said.

November 12. The Russian army shelled the border area of Sumy region twice on the night of November 12.

The Sumy Regional Military Administration reported this on Telegram.

"At night, the Russians launched two mortar attacks on the border area and settlements of Sumy region," the report says.

Myropil and Velyka Pysarivka communities came under fire.

November 12. The city of Kherson is under Russian fire again. The enemy hit the Kherson Regional Universal Scientific Library named after Oles Honchar.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"One of the strikes targeted the regional library named after Honchar. The building was heavily damaged. A fire broke out. Rescuers had been extinguishing the fire for more than an hour and a half," Prokudin wrote.

He added that there were no casualties.

November 12. During the occupation of the Kherson region, the Russian military deliberately killed 216 civilians in the region and more than 800 people were killed by Russian shelling after Ukrainian forces liberated the right bank of the Dnipro River.

The Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office said this in a video story published on Facebook on the first anniversary of the liberation of Kherson.

"The occupiers deliberately killed at least 216 civilians. [...] More than 800 civilians, including 36 children, were killed [by shelling]. [...] 23 people died in the region due to drowning [following the destruction of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant]. The shelling destroyed or damaged almost 6,000 civilian sites," the prosecutor's office said.

In addition, 11 torture chambers were discovered in the region where the Russians tortured people for their pro-Ukrainian views. Four prisoners were tortured to death.

Suspicion notices were drafted against 27 persons for the creation of torture chambers and abduction of people, and indictments were sent to court in relation to 23.

Also, 15 occupiers were accused of using force to disperse peaceful rallies.

"At this time, based on the results of the investigation into crimes against peace, human security and the international legal order, regional law enforcement agencies have drawn up suspicion notices for 62 persons, 53 indictments have been forwarded to court, and three perpetrators have been convicted," the prosecutor's office said.

Indictments against 396 traitors, collaborators, and accomplices of the enemy have also been brought to court, and 49 of them have been found guilty and convicted.

On November 11, 2022, the city of Kherson was liberated from Russian invaders.

November 11. A man and a woman were killed as Russian forces shelled Toretsk, Donetsk region, on Saturday.

The Prosecutor General's Office said this in a post on Telegram.

"According to the investigation, on November 11, 2023, the Russian army launched another powerful strike, likely using artillery, on the city of Toretsk. Enemy shells hit residential areas where apartment blocks are located alongside the private residential sector. Two people came under heavy enemy fire - a 61-year-old woman who was walking down the street and a 65-year-old man who was riding a bicycle. They sustained injuries that are incompatible with life," the report says.

The PGO added that explosions broke windows and doors of residential buildings and outbuildings, destroyed floor slabs, damaged roofs.

Under the procedural guidance of the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office, a pre-trial investigation was launched as part of criminal proceedings over violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

November 11. Russian troops massively shelled the central part of Kherson around 12:35, damaging houses and cars.

The Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office reported this on Facebook.

"There is currently no information about civilian casualties. A number of apartment blocks, private houses, outbuildings, and cars were damaged," the report says.

The prosecutor's office also informed that on the night of November 11, the Russian army shelled Chornobaivka in Kherson region, likely with Grad multiple launch rocket systems.

"On the night of November 11, at about 01:00, the Russian armed forces fired at the village of Chornobaivka, Kherson district, likely with Grad multiple launch rocket systems. A 72-year-old man was hospitalized with multiple gunshot shrapnel wounds and fractures," the prosecutor's office said.

November 11. Two police officers were injured in an enemy drone attack on Kupiansk, Kharkiv region, on the evening of November 10.

Serhiy Bolvinov, the head of the Kharkiv police investigation department, said this in a Facebook post.

"Russians attacked the city with drones yesterday evening. They hit a two-story building and an administrative building. Among the victims are two police officers of the special forces regiment, they suffered concussions," he wrote.

According to Bolvinov, the second attack took place an hour and a half later - two more combat drones hit a private building, and “arrivals” were recorded in two yards. Fortunately, there were no casualties.

"The Russians continue to apply insidious tactics - they strike for the second time after the hit, when medics, rescuers and investigators start working at the scene. That is why police officers were injured," wrote the investigation department’s head.

November 11. In the early hours of Saturday, a group of enemy drones attacked Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk region.

That’s according to the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Lysak, reports Ukrinform.

"At night, the enemy massively attacked the region with drones. Five of them were intercepted by our defenders - in the Pavlograd, Kamianka, Dniprom and Kryvyi Rih districts," the official wrote on social media.

Two Shaheds struck a building causing destruction. A fire broke out, which the rescuers have already put out.

In addition, the aggressor twice targeted the Marhanets community in the Nikopol district. More than half a dozen shots were fired by heavy artillery. No one was injured.

It was previously reported that a woman was killed on Friday by a drone strike in Nikopol.

November 11. On November 10, the Russian army shelled Kherson region 121 times, killing two civilians and injured eight more.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson regional military administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 121 shelling attacks, firing 696 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, UAVs, and aircraft. The enemy fired 15 shells at the city of Kherson," the region’s head said.

According to Prokudin, the Russian military targeted residential neighborhoods in the region's settlement and a "point of invincibility" in Beryslav district.

As a result of Russian aggression, two people were killed and eight others were injured.

November 10. A woman was killed in a Russian shelling of Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a post on Facebook.

"Throughout the day, the enemy attacked Nikopol district with drones and artillery. They hit the district center, Marhanets and Chervonohryhorivka communities. The Russian inhumans killed a woman. The injured man remains in the hospital. He is in moderate condition," the post says.

Infrastructure and religious facilities, a transport company were damaged. Eleven private houses and two cars were damaged. One outbuilding was destroyed, another seven were damaged. A gas pipeline and power lines were affected.

November 10. As a result of shelling in the center of Odesa in the evening on November 5, a box containing the dismantled monument to the Russian Empress was deformed in the courtyard of the Art Museum.

This was reported by Odesa historian and volunteer Oleksandr Babich on his Facebook .

"When we were cleaning up the damage caused by the Russian missile in the Art Museum, I looked at the box covering Catya. It was deformed by the blast wave and almost blew her head off. That's the way things are. Such a symbol," the message reads.

Babich added that together with the organization 'Society and Historical Heritage' he recorded the damage the museum suffered due to the Russian attack. Specialists collected all the valuable elements of stucco and carpentry and moved all the paintings of the Art Museum's temporary exhibitions to a safe place.

As reported, the monument to Catherine Ⅱ in Odesa was dismantled on December 28, 2022. The sculpture was moved to the Odesa Art Museum for storage.

November 10. On the morning of November 10, 2023, Russian troops shelled the Kherson community.

The relevant statement was made by Kherson City Military Administration Head Roman Mrochko on Facebook.

“Around 09:30 a.m., from the temporarily occupied left bank, the Russian army opened fire on the Kherson community’s Antonivka district,” Mrochko wrote.

In his words, about 15 enemy projectiles landed near an administrative building.

Mrochko posted a video, showing the consequences of the Russian attack.

November 10. At night, the enemy fired on the suburb of Kherson - Komyshany, a school was damaged.

Roman Mrochko, the head of the Kherson City Military Administration, reported this on Facebook.

"The photo shows the consequences of a nighttime enemy attack on Komyshany, a suburb of Kherson. The old building of the local school is badly damaged, and the new one has smashed windows," the post reads.

As noted, almost 800 children studied at this school. According to Mrochko, not every educational institution in Kherson has as many students.

The head of the City Military Administration also reported on Telegram that the Russian army shelled Komyshany from the temporarily occupied left bank at about 1 o'clock. The enemy attack damaged several houses, garages, and cars.

According to the City Military Administration, over the past day, Russian troops fired 10 times at the settlements of the Kherson city territorial community and used 56 shells.

Damage was recorded in Kherson, Komyshany, Antonivka, Sadove and Pryozerne.

November 10. At night on November 10, Russian troops shelled Stanislav, in the Kherson region.

The Kherson Regional Military Administration reported this on Facebook.

"A local lyceum came under fire once again. There are damages to the premises," the post reads.

The regional administration also published a photo of the aftermath of the attack.

November 9. Three more children have been returned to Ukrainian government-controlled territory.

Oleksandr Prokudin, head of the Kherson regional military administration, announced this in a post on Facebook.

"Three children are again in Ukrainian government-controlled territory," he wrote.

Prokudin said that this news is the result of a colossal amount of work done by many services. In particular, the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Ministry for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories, the Save Ukraine charity organization, guardianship authorities, and the children's service worked to bring back two families in which children are raised.

November 9. UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine Denise Brown has said she is outraged to learn of a Russian attack on a civilian ship entering a port in the Odesa region, which killed a port worker and injured crew members.

She said this in a statement on November 9.

"I am outraged to learn of an attack yesterday on a civilian vessel as it was entering the Ukrainian Black Sea Port of Pivdennyi in Odesa, killing a port worker and injuring crew members. I share my condolences with the family of the killed port pilot and hope for the recovery of the injured," Brown said.

She noted that the attack came just a few days after a series of attacks that killed and injured civilians, destroyed grain supplies and damaged a 124-year-old Fine Arts Museum in Odesa, in the south of Ukraine.

"Yesterday's attack is one of over 30 attacks on Ukrainian port facilities since the termination of the Black Sea Initiative in July. This tragic incident marks the first time civilians are killed and injured on a civilian vessel," Brown said.

She described the consequences of this brutal and relentless pattern of Russian attacks on port facilities as devastating for Ukraine's economy and the hundreds of millions of people facing hunger worldwide.

She recalled that international humanitarian law strictly prohibits attacks on civilian infrastructure.

On November 8, Russia attacked a port in the Odesa region, damaging a Liberian-flagged civilian ship entering the port. The vessel was supposed to transport iron ore to China. The attack killed a port worker and injured three crew members.

November 9. Casualties among civilians were reported as Russian troops opened fire on the Korabelnyi district in the city of Kherson.

The relevant statement was made by Kherson City Military Administration Head Roman Mrochko on Telegram,.

“The Russian army struck Kherson’s Korabelnyi district from the temporarily occupied left bank [of the Dnipro River – Ed.],” the report states.

Following the enemy attack, a civilian man was injured and taken to hospital with a fractured leg.

November 9. The Russian army launched artillery and mortar strikes at more than 15 settlements in Kharkiv region.

That’s according to the head of the regional military administration, Oleh Syniehubov, who reported the news on Facebook.

According to him, in the Slobozhansk direction, Russian artillery and mortars were active, targeting the settlements of Veterynarne and Kozacha Lopan, Kharkiv district, Vovchansk in Chuhuiv district, and Kupiansk.

The invaders launched airstrikes on Petropavlivka, Kupiansk district, and Kupyansk-Vuzlovyi.

The Russians also went for a series of assaults in the area of Synkivka, where Ukrainian defenders repelled six attacks.

At 12:00, the Russians shelled Vovchansk, Chuhuiv district, where a household and a kindergarten sustained damage.

As Syniehubov noted, at 13:00, the enemy struck the village of Vovchanski Khutory, Chuhuiv district, hitting a household.

A local man, 48, was killed by a Russian artillery strike that targeted the Izium district.

The administration chief added that at 15:00, the Russian army hit the village of Kivsharivka, Kupiansk district. No casualties were reported in the area.

At 21:25, the enemy shelled the town of Kupiansk, where a garage and a car went ablaze.

Last day, sapper teams from the State Emergency Service inspected more than 13 hectares of territory in Kharkiv region, neutralizing 155 explosive objects.

November 9. The Kremlin’s invasion army 24 times in the past day opened fire targeting the communities in Chernihiv region close to the border with Russia.

That’s according to the Northern Regional Department of the State Border Guard Service.

"Over past day, the Russians have shelled the border areas of Chernihiv region 24 times from their territory. A total of 206 explosions was recorded. The communities of Novhorod-Siverskyi, Semenivka, Snovsk, and Horodnia came under fire," the report reads.

In particular, eight explosions were reported in the Novgorod-Siverskyi community, likely involving a 120mm mortar and barrel artillery.

Forty-five explosions were recorded in the Semenivka community (likely involving a 120 mm mortar, jet and barrel artillery).

The enemy shelled Snovsk and Horodnia communities, presumably using mortars and anti-aircraft guns – 62 and 91 explosions were documented, respectively.

November 9. Russian invaders killed two residents of the Donetsk region over the past day, November 8.

Ihor Moroz, the acting head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, reported this on Facebook, according to Ukrinform.

"On November 8, the Russians killed two residents of the Donetsk region: in Rai-Oleksandrivka and Pivnichne. One more person was injured in the region over the day," he said.

November 8. In the Kherson region, the enemy attacked a 'point of invincibility' from a drone, there were no casualties.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said on Facebook, according to Ukrinform.

"Russians attacked Novoberyslav with drones," he said in a statement.

It is noted that the explosives damaged the building of the 'invincibility point" and also damaged the postal car.

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As emphasized, no people were injured.

November 8. In Shyroka Balka, in the Kherson region, a man grazing cattle exploded on a mine and was hospitalized.

The Kherson Regional Military Administration reported this on Telegram.

"A man was injured in Shyroka Balka because of a mine left by the Russians," the report says.

As noted, the 41-year-old man stumbled upon the explosives while grazing cattle. As a result of the detonation, he received an explosive injury and a shrapnel wound to his leg.

November 8. Over the past day, the Russian army fired eight times at the border of the Chernihiv region, 84 explosions were heard.

This was reported on Facebook by the Northern Border, Ukrinform reported.

"During the day, Russians fired eight times from their territory at the border of the Chernihiv region. 84 explosions were recorded. The Novhorod-Siverskyi, Semenivka, Snovsk and Horodnya communities were shelled," the report says.

November 8.Russian troops killed three civilians in the eastern Donetsk region over the past 24 hours.

Ihor Moroz, acting head of the Donetsk regional military administration, announced this on Facebook.

"On November 7, the Russians killed three residents of the Donetsk region - in Bahatyr," he said.

Since the beginning of the invasion, the Russian army has killed at least 1,762 civilians in the region and injured at least 4,290, Moroz said. These figures do not include casualties in Mariupol and Volnovakha.

November 7. Russian troops attacked the Kherson region 108 times, having fired 538 projectiles.

The relevant statement was made by Kherson Regional Military Administration Head Oleksandr Prokudin on Telegram.

According to Prokudin, the enemy used mortars, artillery, unmanned aerial vehicles, tanks, aircraft, and the Grad multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).

Sixteen Russian projectiles were fired at the city of Kherson.

Enemy attacks targeted residential areas across the Kherson region’s settlements. The area of a Kherson-based plant was hit, as well as an engineering structure in the Kherson district.

Following Russian shelling, one person was reported killed and one injured.

November 7. In the morning Russian troops fired on the Velyka Pysarivka community in the Sumy region.

According to Ukrinform, the Sumy Regional Military Administration reported this on Facebook.

"In the morning, the Russians fired a grenade launcher at the Velyka Pysarivka community. Two explosions were recorded," the statement reads.

November 7. Since yesterday evening, Russian troops have shelled Nikopol district in Dnipropetrovsk region three times with heavy artillery, injuring one civilian.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"Since the evening, the enemy has hit Nikopol district three times with heavy artillery. A 56-year-old man was injured in Nikopol. He will be treated at home. The church was damaged. Seven private houses, an outbuilding, two cars were damaged, as well as a power line and gas pipelines," he wrote.

November 7. Russian troops shelled Kherson region 84 times in the past day, injuring six people.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the regional military administration, said this in a Facebook post.

"In the past day, the enemy launched 84 shelling attacks, firing 558 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, UAVs, ZU-23-2 and aircraft. The enemy fired 27 shells at the city of Kherson," he said.

According to the region’s head, the Russian military targeted residential quarters in the region, a medical facility in Kherson, and a food industry enterprise in Kherson district.

Six people were injured as a result of Russian aggression.

November 6. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned Russia’s recent attack on the city of Odesa, which affected the building of Fine Arts Museum.

The relevant statement was made by UNESCO on the social media platform X.

“The Museum of Fine Arts in Odesa, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site, was once again damaged by a Russian airstrike last night. UNESCO strongly condemns the attack. Cultural sites must be protected in accordance with international law,” the report states.

A reminder that, on the evening of November 5, 2023, Russian troops launched a missile and drone attack on the city of Odesa. Thirty-two residential houses were hit, as well as six architectural monuments, namely the building of Odesa Fine Arts Museum. About half of the museum premises were damaged.

In general, a total of 93 architectural monuments have been damaged by Russian attacks in the city of Odesa since the war started.

November 6. In Donetsk region, the Russian army fired artillery and mortars at Kostiantynivka and neighboring villages of Maryinka community, as well as the outskirts of Ocheretyne community.

Ihor Moroz, acting head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook.

“In Donetsk direction, Novomykhailivka, Kostiantynivka, and Antonivka of Maryinka community, as well as the outskirts of Ocheretyne community, came under artillery and mortar shelling," Moroz wrote.

He noted that in the Horlivka direction, one person was injured in Toretsk; three houses and an infrastructure facility were damaged. In Chasiv Yar community, two apartment blocks and one private house were damaged.

In the Lysychansk sector, Lyman, Torske, Zarichne and Lozove were subjected to enemy strikes.

November 6. Eight local residents of Odesa were injured in a Russian nighttime attack on the city.

Oleh Kiper, the head of the Odesa regional military administration, reported this on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

"As a result of the Russian nighttime attack on Odesa, eight local residents were injured," he said.

Three people with minor injuries received assistance at the scene, while another five were hospitalized.

"The injured are receiving all the necessary assistance in the hospital, their condition is stable," Kiper assured.

As reported by Ukrinform, according to the preliminary data, Russians struck the city of Odesa with Oniks and Iskander-M missiles. The enemy projectiles hit the central part of the city and an idle industrial building. The blast wave damaged several multi-storey residential buildings and a museum in the historical part of the city, which is listed as UNESCO heritage.

Russia’s drones targeted Odesa's port infrastructure. Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 15 enemy drones. Warehouses, unloading equipment, and trucks with grain were damaged.

Five civilians were reportedly hospitalized.

November 6. Russian troops attacked the Kherson region 132 times, having fired 640 projectiles.

The relevant statement was made by Kherson Regional Military Administration Head Oleksandr Prokudin on Facebook.

According to Prokudin, the enemy used mortars, artillery, unmanned aerial vehicles, tanks, aircraft, S-60 anti-aircraft guns, and the Grad multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).

Fifty-eight Russian projectiles were fired at the city of Kherson.

Enemy attacks targeted residential areas across the Kherson region’s settlements. A store was hit in Beryslav, as well as private enterprises in Kherson.

Following Russian shelling, eight people were reported injured.

November 6. Russian troops shelled seven communities in the Sumy region’s border areas 23 times on November 5, 2023.

The relevant statement was made by Sumy Regional Military Administration on Facebook.

“Eighty-five explosions were recorded. The [enemy] shelling affected such communities as Myropillia, Bilopillia, Krasnopillia, Yunakivka, Shalyhyne, Seredyna-Buda and Esman,” the report states.

In particular, Russian invaders struck the Myropillia community with mortars, having caused 10 explosions. Another six mortar bombs were fired at the Esman community.

Five explosions were heard in the Krasnopillia community, as Russians opened fire with the SPG-9 recoilless gun.

The enemy attacked the Seredyna-Buda community with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). Nine explosions were recorded there.

The rest of communities suffered from Russian combined attacks. The Bilopillia community was struck by enemy MLRS, mortars and artillery (eight, four and five explosions accordingly).

The Shalyhyne community came under enemy artillery and mortar fire (11 and three explosions accordingly).

The Yunakivka community was attacked by Russian mortars and AGS-17 automatic grenade launchers (10 and two explosions accordingly). Additionally, Russian invaders launched artillery strikes (eight explosions) and MLRS attacks (four explosions).

November 6. Five people received shrapnel injuries as Russian invaders attacked the city of Odesa on the evening of November 5, 2023.

The relevant statement was made by Odesa Regional Military Administration Head Oleh Kiper on Telegram.

“Five people were injured in the overnight attack by Russian occupiers on Odesa. They were diagnosed with shrapnel injuries,” Kiper wrote.

Those injured were taken to hospital and are being provided with necessary medical aid.

Some tram routes were changed due to the damage caused to the city ingfrastructure.

November 5. Following Russia’s shelling of residential areas in the city of Kherson, four civilians were injured.

The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian State Emergency Service on Facebook.

In particular, Russian invaders attacked a neighborhood in Kherson, having hit residential houses.

“Four civilians received injuries in residential houses. They were provided with medical aid,” the report states.

November 5. Three people were injured as Russian troops launched a missile strike on an infrastructure facility in the Odesa region.

The relevant statement was made by the Southern Defense Forces on Telegram.

According to the military, on the afternoon of November 5, 2023, Russian invaders fired one Kh-31P anti-radiation missile at the Odesa region and one Kh-59 guided air-launched missile at the Dnipropetrovsk region.

“In the Odesa region, the enemy’s priority is to prevent civilian shipping. As the enemy projectile hit an infrastructure object, administrative buildings were damaged. Three employees were injured,” the report states.

Blast wave also affected the neighboring houses.

November 5. Two men have been injured in a Russian shelling of Myrove community in Dnipropetrovsk region.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a Facebook post

"In the afternoon, Russian terrorists attacked Myrove community in Nikopol district. Two men, aged 30 and 58, were injured in the shelling. Both suffered forearm injuries. Patients were hospitalized. They are receiving necessary treatment. Their condition is moderate," Lysak wrote.

November 5. Russian invasion troops hit a school in the Darivska community in Kherson region overnight Sunday.

That’s according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

"This night, the Russian military dropped a guided aerial bomb on it. The rescuers put out the fire before the ceiling collapsed," said Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko.

According to the minister, crime scene investigators from the National Police have been working at the site of the strike since morning, documenting yet another crime committed by the invaders. Besides the local school, six households were damaged. Fortunatly, the strike caused no casualties.

"Local residents are not giving up – they have started repairing damaged buildings. Children are around, helping adults clear rubble and bring building materials. These are the children who used to go to that school just two years ago," said Klymenko.

The minister also noted that Russia is trying to intimidate civilians by targeting their homes, schools, and hospitals. "We are doing everything to drive the enemy away as soon as possible and make them pay the cost of their crimes," he added.

November 5. A total of 510 children have been killed and over 1,143 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.

The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“As of November 5, 2023, according to the data from juvenile prosecutors, a total of 510 children were killed and over 1,143 received injuries of various severity levels,” the report states.

These data are not final, as they are being investigated within the areas of hostilities, temporarily occupied and liberated areas.

Currently, most casualties were recorded in the Donetsk region (492), Kharkiv region (304), Kherson region (132), Kyiv region (129), Zaporizhzhia region (99), Mykolaiv region (97), Dnipropetrovsk region (96), Chernihiv region (72), and Luhansk region (67).

November 5. On Saturday evening, Russian troops fired three times at Nikopol district, firing a dozen shells.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, reported this on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

"The aggressor fired three times at Nikopol district yesterday evening. They fired a dozen artillery shells. Marhanets and Chervonohryhorivka communities came under enemy fire. Rescuers are establishing the consequences of the attacks. No one was injured," he said.

November 4. A woman was killed in a Russian strike on Myrhorod district of Poltava region. Several people, including two children, were injured.

Filip Pronin, the head of the Poltava Regional Military Administration, reported this on Telegram.

"The enemy attacked Poltava region. According to preliminary information, missile fragments damaged several residential buildings in Myrhorod district. Several people, including two children, were reported injured. Unfortunately, one woman was killed," the report says.

November 4. The Russian army shelled the town of Zalizne in Donetsk region, killing a local resident.

This was reported by Suspilne with reference to the spokeswoman of the Donetsk regional prosecutor's office, Anastasia Medvedeva.

"The deceased was near a two-story residential building at the time of the shelling," Medvedeva clarified.

According to her, the man was 43 years old.

The prosecutor's office launched a pre-trial investigation under Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war).

The town of Zalizne belongs to Toretsk urban community of Bakhmut district and is located 25 kilometers southwest of Bakhmut. Before the full-scale invasion, the town was home to more than 6,000 residents. More than 13,000 people remain in Toretsk community. All children were evacuated from Zalizne.

November 4. Two senior citizens were injured in Kherson by yet another Russian strike, launched this morning.

Oleksandr Prokudin, chief of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, reported the news on Facebook.

"At around 11:00, the Russian army struck the Korabelnyi district of Kherson. According to tentative reports, two were injured – a woman, 82, and a man, 84," Prokudin wrote.

The official added both senior citizens affected by the strike were rushed to a hospital.

As reported, on November 4, at least one person was injured as a result of Russian shelling targeting the village of Zmiivka, Beryslav district. The man personally reported to a hospital to get medical assistance.

November 4.Nikopol district in Dnipropetrovsk region came under enemy artillery shelling overnight Saturday.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, said this in a Telegram post.

"At first, the aggressor hit Chervonohryhorivka community and later - Marhanets community. More than half a dozen shells were targeted local settlements," the post says.

No casualties have been reported. The consequences are being clarified.

November 4. Kherson region came under 97 enemy shelling attacks in the past day. Five people were injured.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the regional military administration, said this in a Telegram post.

"In the past day, the enemy launched 97 attacks, firing 516 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, UAVs and aircraft. The enemy fired 15 shells at the city of Kherson," wrote Prokudin.

According to him, three guided aerial bombs were dropped on settlements in Kherson region. The Russian military targeted populated areas of the region.

Five people were injured as a result of Russian aggression.

November 3. In Ukraine, 1,711 objects of cultural infrastructure have been damaged or destroyed due to Russian aggression.

“Cultural infrastructure has suffered the greatest losses and damages in Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kherson, Kyiv, Mykolaiv, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia regions and Kyiv city,” the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine reports.

The largest group of cultural infrastructure objects that suffered damage or destruction are club facilities (49% of the total number of cultural infrastructure facilities that suffered damage).

In total, 844 clubs, 603 libraries, 133 art education institutions, 100 museums and galleries, 31 theaters, cinemas and philharmonics have been damaged or destroyed.

Objects of cultural infrastructure have been affected in 262 territorial communities (17.8% of the total number of territorial communities), in particular in Donetsk (83%), Sumy (53%), Kharkiv (52%), Chernihiv (46%), Kherson (43%), Luhansk (42%), Mykolaiv (42%), Zaporizhzhia (36%), Kyiv (26%), Dnipropetrovsk (19%), Zhytomyr (12%), Odesa (8%), Khmelnytskyi ( 8%), Cherkasy (5%), Lviv (4%), Vinnytsia (3%), Zakarpattia (2%), Poltava (2%) regions and in Kyiv city.

November 3. Today, November 3, the Russians launched 24 strikes on border territories and populated settlements of Sumy region.

"The Russians launched 24 strikes. 116 explosions were recorded. Krasnopillia, Bilopillia, Khotin, Velyka Pysarivka, Putyvl, Znob-Novhorodske, Druzhba, Hlukhiv, Seredyna-Buda, Esman communities were hit," the Sumy Regional Military Administration posted on Facebook.

November 3. On November 3, 2023, Russian troops opened fire on the Dnipropetrovsk region’s Nikopol district seven times.

The relevant statement was made by Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Head Serhii Lysak on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“The aggressor has shelled the Nikopol district seven times today. The enemy fired over 30 artillery projectiles. The Myrove and Marhanets communities were affected,” Lysak wrote.

In his words, the town of Nikopol suffered the most. A man, 51, was injured and taken to hospital in moderately grave condition.

According to Lysak, 13 garages and six cars were damaged. Eight detached houses were seriously hit, as well as six household buildings and power transmission lines. The enemy shelling also affected a municipal enterprise.

November 3. Russian invaders have launched a missile attack on the village of Zarichne of the Komyshuvakha community, Zaporizhzhia district, wounding 11 local residents.

The Komyshuvakha Village Council reported this on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

"Today, at 10:14, the enemy launched a missile attack on the village of Zarichne. Apartment buildings and private residential buildings were damaged, several buildings were destroyed. Eleven civilians sustained injuries. They are being provided with the necessary medical assistance," the post reads.

November 3. Russian troops shelled the central part of Kherson, injuring three people.

The Kherson Regional Military Administration reported this on Facebook.

"The invaders fired on the central part of Kherson," the statement reads.

As noted, three people were injured as a result of the Russian strike. They were taken by ambulance to the hospital for medical care.

RMA publishes photos with the consequences of the shelling.

According to the Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office, the investigation shows that on November 3, at around 2:10 p.m., the Russian army fired artillery at the city of Kherson. As a result, three civilians were injured. They were taken to the hospital with injuries of varying severity.

According to the Prosecutor's Office, a pre-trial investigation has been initiated in criminal proceedings over violation of the laws and customs of war.

November 3. Russian troops attacked 20 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia region with artillery, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) and unmanned aerial vehicles On November 2, 2023.

The relevant statement was made by Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration Head Yurii Malashko on Facebook.

“Last night the enemy launched 172 strikes on 20 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia region,” Malashko wrote.

In his words, 137 Russian artillery strikes affected such settlements as Huliaipole, Novoandriivka, Malynivka, Novopavlivka, Levadne, Zatyshshia, Luhivske, Piatykhatky, Mali Shcherbaky, Kamianske, and others.

The enemy also launched 24 drone attacks on Zaliznychne, Huliaipole, Novodarivka, Novodanylivka, Chervone, Charivne, Malynivka, Robotyne, Mala Tokmachka; one air strike on Novodarivka; and 10 MLRS attacks on Huliaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Poltavka, Malynivka and Robotyne.

Fourteen reports were filed on the damage caused by Russian attacks to residential houses and infrastructure objects. Fortunately, civilians remained unharmed.

November 3. On the night and morning of November 3, 2023, Russian invaders attacked the Sumy region’s border settlements.

The relevant statement was made by Sumy Regional Military Administration on Telegram.

“Russians launched two attacks on the Sumy region’s border areas and settlements. Nine explosions were recorded – from mortar and artillery weapons. The enemy shelling affected such communities as Shalyhyne and Znob-Novhorodske,” the report states.

Russian invaders attacked the Shalyhyne community with mortars (seven explosions) and the Znob-Novhorodske community with artillery (two explosions).

A reminder that, on the night of November 3, 2023, Russia attacked Ukraine’s territory with 38 Shahed-136/131 loitering munitions and one Kh-59 guided air-launched missile. Ukrainian forces intercepted 24 enemy drones and one missile.

November 2. The enemy has attacked the Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region, with three kamikaze drones, damaging a utility company.

Serhii Lysak, head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional military administration, said this in a post on Facebook.

"Today, the aggressor attacked the Nikopol district. He directed three kamikaze drones at the district center. The Pokrovsk village community came under heavy artillery fire," the post said.

The attack damaged a utility company, eight private houses, an outbuilding, power lines and a gas pipeline.

No casualties were recorded.

November 2. Schools, kindergartens, and residential buildings damaged by Russian missile attacks have been selected in the Cherkasy region for further restoration.

Ihor Taburets, the head of the Cherkasy Regional Military Administration, said this during a briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"The Reconstruction Fund will be used to repair the Palanka Lyceum, where one of the biggest hits by Russians on the first day of the war took place. About 95 million hryvnias will be allocated for it: 75 million hryvnias from the state budget and 20 million hryvnias from the budget of the Palanka community. 17 million hryvnias are allocated for its restoration, and 14 million hryvnias will be allocated for the Horodets gymnasium. A residential building in Uman, which was hit by a Russian missile on April 28, will be repaired at the expense of the fund for the elimination of Russia's armed aggression. More than UAH 67 million has been allocated there. Another UAH 7 million will be allocated from the budget of the Uman City Council," Taburets said.

November 2. In Mykolaiv region, the police launched criminal proceedings over an enemy attack on the town of Ochakiv where seven apartment blocks and private houses were damaged.

"Last night, Russian troops struck the town of Ochakiv. As a result of the enemy shelling, seven apartment blocks, cars, half-destroyed private houses of local residents were damaged. Investigators opened criminal proceedings under Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ‘Violation of the laws and customs of war’," the Mykolaiv region police posted on Telegram.

It is noted that investigators and criminalists of the regional police department, employees of a local police station and other specialized services are working at the scene to document the facts of Russian aggression against the civilian population.

November 2. Russian invaders hit the village of Stanislav in Ukraine's southern Kherson region more than 40 times overnight, killing an elderly woman.

Kherson region governor Oleksandr Prokudin said this in a post on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"A hellish night in Stanislav. There were more than 40 strikes in the village. An elderly woman was killed by enemy fire," Prokudin said.

According to him, the attack damaged private houses and the buildings of the school and medical institution. He added that "the damage is still being recorded."

Prokudin also reported that on November 1, Russian troops launched 118 shelling attacks on the Kherson region, killing three people and injuring four others.

"Over the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 118 attacks, having fired 604 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, UAVs and aircraft," he said.

According to Prokudin, the enemy launched 34 KAB guided air strikes on settlements, including in the Beryslav and Kherson districts.

He said the Russian military targeted residential neighborhoods in settlements and a kindergarten in Beryslav.

November 2. On the morning the Russian army fired artillery at Ochakiv, Mykolaiv region. Residential buildings were damaged and a gas leak occurred.

“Yesterday at 10:47, 11:50 and on November 2 at 03:58, the enemy fired artillery at the settlement of Dmytrivka in Kutsurub community. There were no casualties,” the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration posted on Facebook.

On the morning of November 2, from 04:01, artillery shelling was recorded in the water area and the territory of Ochakiv town. Apartment blocks and private houses, power line and gas pipeline were damaged. A gas leak occurred, which was promptly blocked. There were no casualties.

In addition, at 05:00, a power grid was damaged as a result of the shelling of Lymany settlement in Halytsynove community. There were no casualties, the report says.

In Mykolaiv, Bashtanka, Pervomaisk and Voznesensk districts, the situation was relatively calm.

November 1. On Wednesday, the Russian invasion forces targeted the Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts in Dnipropetrovsk region in a combined strike involving multiple rocket launchers, unmanned aerial vehicles, and artillery.

The strike caused destruction, killed a civilian, and left seven injured, according to the chief of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Lysak.

"Today, the enemy attacked Nikopol region five times. They employed artillery and a kamikaze drone there. The district center and the Marganets community also came under attack. This led to yet another tragedy. One life was cut short and seven people were injured," he wrote.

As a result of the attack by the aggressor country, 16 households, a five-storey apartment block, an infrastructure facility, a pharmacy, a number of shops, and a garage sustained damaged. A farm building was destroyed and another six were damaged. Power lines were also affected.

The Russian army also shelled the Kryvyi Rih district where the Hrushivska community was hit with an anti-aircraft missile. Four households and a farm building were damaged, as well as a private vehicle. Fortunately, no one was injured.

November 1. A 68-year-old woman has been wounded in a Russian drone attack in Novoraisk, Kherson region.

The regional military administration reported this on Telegram.

"In Novoraisk, the occupiers attacked a local woman with a drone," the report reads.

The administration said a drone had dropped a bomb on the woman. The victim was diagnosed with a mine blast injury, as well as injuries to her head, eye and leg. She is undergoing treatment at the hospital.

November 1. six people were injured in Nikopol as a result of the morning shelling.

Serhiy Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, reported this on Facebook.

" Six people were injured in the morning attack on Nikopol. According to updated information, a 59-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman were also injured," Lysak wrote.

It is noted that a pharmacy, two shops, and a five-story building were damaged.

November 1. Russian troops fired on 118 settlements in 10 regions of Ukraine over the past day, causing deaths and injuries.

Ihor Klymenko, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, reported this on Telegram.

He said, "since the beginning of the year, this is the largest number of towns and villages that have come under attack."

At night, the invaders fired massive shelling at the territory of Ukraine, Klymenko noted.

In the Poltava region, around midnight, Russian troops attacked an oil refinery in Kremenchuk. For several hours, almost 100 rescuers were eliminating the fire, using a robot to extinguish it. There were no casualties.

In the evening, Russians shelled the Kupiansk district in the Kharkiv region. One person was killed and another injured in the village of Petropavlivka.

In the Donetsk region, one person died as a result of shelling of Pivdenne village.

In the Dnipropetrovsk region, the enemy attacked the Nikopol district three times with artillery. Nikopol and the villages of Illinka and Marivka came under attack.

Russians shelled the Kherson region throughout the night. In the evening, they attacked the village of Charivne in the Beryslav district and the town of Beryslav. Two people were injured.

The village of Chaikyne in the Kherson district also came under fire, one person was killed.

After midnight, the Russian military shelled the Beryslav district again, and also conducted eightair airstrikes on the villages of Krynky and Lvove .

In the Mykolaiv region, at midnight, the invaders shelled Ochakiv with artillery. Two private houses were damaged.

November 1. At night, the Russian troops launched five artillery strikes on Nikopol district of Dnipropetrovsk region, firing 25 shells.

"The enemy fired 25 artillery shells at Nikopol district last night. The district center and Marhanets community were hit. In total, they shelled populated settlements five times," Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Serhiy Lysak posted on Telegram.

November 1. Russian troops launched 94 attacks on the Kherson region on Tuesday, October 31, killing one person and leaving eight others wounded.

Oleksandr Prokudin, head of the regional military administration, announced this on Facebook.

"Over the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 94 shelling attacks, having fired 510 shells from mortars, artillery, Grads, tanks, UAVs and aircraft, including two rockets. The enemy fired 24 shells at the city of Kherson," he said.

According to Prokudin, the enemy launched 30 KAB guided missile strikes on settlements in the Beryslav and Kherson districts.

November 1. Russian troops attacked the Poltava region with drones overnight, hitting an oil refinery in Kremenchuk.

Poltava region governor Filip Pronin said this in a post on the Telegram.

"Last night, the enemy launched repeated UAV attacks on the Poltava region. The air raid alert lasted for more than four hours. Unfortunately, the oil refinery in Kremenchuk was hit," he said.

Pronin clarified that the attack had caused a fire at the enterprise, which has already been extinguished by rescuers.