Olena Roshchina – Sunday 8 May 2022, 09:21
Russian forces deploy artillery and aircraft to attack the Donetsk and Luhansk regions; The Luhansk region has also seen rocket attacks. The Mykolaiv region and in particular the city of Mykolaiv have also been hit by Russian missiles.
Source: Information from the regions of Ukraine from Sunday, May 8 at 8:00 am
Detail† Kharkiv region: Several attacks on the outskirts of the city of Kharkov; no casualties according to preliminary information.
A Russian shell hit a 2-storey house in the town of Barvinkove, in the Izium district of the Kharkiv region, killing a woman, whose body was later found under the rubble.
The fighting on the Izium front continues.
Luhansky Region† Missile and Airstrikes on Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk, Popasna and neighboring towns and villages.
At least 62 people were killed in an air raid on Bilohorivka†
2 teenage boys were murdered in Pryvillia† their sisters and grandmother were seriously injured.
According to preliminary information, Russian troops opened fire on Shypilove on the night of May 7-8, destroying a 2-storey house and trapping 11 people under the rubble. So far, no deaths have been reported.
Donetsk Region† Air strikes and artillery shelling from Avdiivka, Sviatohirsk, Siversk, Lyman, Druzhkivka, Kostiantynivka, Marinka and the municipal territorial communities of Toretsk and Ocheretyn [hromadas] continued.
4 people were killed and 9 injured during Saturday 7 May.
1 civilian was injured in Siversk on the morning of May 8.
A gas pipe is damaged during the shelling of the municipal territorial community of Toretsk. Occupation forces continue to target industrial facilities such as the coke and phenol plant in Avdiivka.
The evacuation of civilians from Mariupol continues.
Kherson Region: The situation remains difficult as explosions and shelling continue throughout the region. Conditions in the municipal territorial communities bordering the Snihurivka, Mykolaiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions, as well as in all villages of the former Velyka Oleksandrivka, Bilozerka and Novovorontsovka districts, are critical but stable.
Russian occupation forces continue to seize the buildings from which local governments operate: they have conquered Darivka . village council and Village District Tokariv government buildings. Government officials were banned from their workplaces. Beryslav Municipal employees have also left the town hall.
According to the Kherson Regional Military Administration, which was forced to leave the region: “During a visit by Pushylin and Turchak to the occupied territory, the collaborators stated that Russia would remain there and that they wanted the Kherson region to become part of the Kherson region. the occupied territory. Russian Federation. The occupiers are not supported by the inhabitants of the region.”
Mykolaiv Region: The Mykolaiv region and the administrative capital, Mykolaiv, were shelled on the afternoon of May 7.
Russian troops conducted a missile attack on an infrastructure facility in Voznesensk . district of the Mykolayiv region.
The town of Bereznehuvate was attacked by rockets during the day and evening of May 7; no casualties, according to preliminary information.
Russian troops also shelled a residential area of Mykolaiv, sparking fires that were later extinguished by the relevant municipal services.
Another Russian missile attack caused a fire in the Halytsynivka forest; the fire was promptly extinguished.
In the night of 7 to 8 Maya Neighborhood on the outskirts of Mykolayiv was hit by Russian missiles†
5 people were injured and 1 killed in Russian attacks on the Mykolayiv region on May 7. Information about victims is confirmed.
The night was relatively quiet in Volyn, Zakarpattia, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Lviv, Zaporizhia, Vinnytsia, Odessa, Ternopil, Khmelnytskyi, Dnipropetrovsk Zhytomyr, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy, Poltava, Sumy, Kiev and Chernihiv.
From Ukraine, Pravda: Last night it was reported that explosions were heard in Odessa† A spokesman for the head of Odessa’s regional military administration, Serhiy Brachuklater said units of “Pivden” (South) Air Command had detected and destroyed two X-type cruise missiles fired overnight by a Russian fighter jet from the Black Sea toward the Odessa region.