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5th Day of War. Chronicles

28 Feb, 2022
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5th Day of War. Chronicles

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UPDATED AT 23:15. The first delivery of terminals that allow you to connect to Elon Musk's StarLink satellite communications is already in Ukraine. This was announced on Twitter by the Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov.

UPDATED AT 22:45. Since the beginning of the open invasion, the occupiers have fired 113 Iskander and Kalibr tactical ground-based and sea-based missiles at peaceful cities and villages of Ukraine, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Valeriy Zaluzhny said.

UPDATED AT 22:30. The 122nd Territorial Defense Brigade is recruiting only at Inglesi, 1G. Preference is given to those who have combat experience, but no one is denied, this is stated in the official statement of the 122nd Territorial Defense Brigade. A distinctive feature of the fighters is a bandage on their arm with yellow letters "TRO" on a blue background.

UPDATED AT 21:09. The fifth president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, sent Russian planes which are bombing the capital to "go and f*ck themselves."

UPDATED AT 21:06. The State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports: in the city of Vasilkov near Kiev, a five-story hostel was destroyed as a result of enemy shelling. Information about the fate of the people who were in the house is being specified.

UPDATED AT 20:29. The Ministry of Health of Ukraine reports that during the first days of the war, the stocks of donor blood were fully formed.

As of February 28th, the blood centers have moved into a "reserve hold" phase and will be stocking blood preferably with Rh negative blood.

UPDATED AT 19:59. The invaders use the state symbols of Ukraine. Ukrainian flags are hung on the columns of Russian military equipment, said the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny. Such cases were seen in the settlements of Pobeda, Novaya Basan in the Kyiv region, on the Krasnostav-Nizhin highway in the Chernihiv region.

In addition, there have been cases when the enemy hangs a white flag on his equipment, allegedly to surrender. However, after approaching the Ukrainian positions, the invaders open fire to kill.

Such actions of the enemy are yet another vile violation of the norms of International Humanitarian Law.

UPDATED AT 19:26. The mayor of Brovary, a city on the outskirts of Kyiv, said Russian fascists had launched an air raid. At least six civilians were reportedly injured.

UPDATED AT 19:13. The operational command "South" informs the inhabitants of the Odessa region. There is not a single Russian occupier on the territory of the region. The situation is under control. With rocket attacks, the enemy is trying to demoralize the population and sow panic. But all residents should know that the Armed Forces of Ukraine is a reliable shield for their security. All enemy provocations, all sorties of saboteurs, are immediately liquidated.

UPDATED AT 19:03. Powerful explosions in Kyiv. Also, the cannonade thunders in Kharkiv.

UPDATED AT 18:45. In the near future, the Verkhovna Rada will develop a bill on the confiscation of all Russian property in Ukraine. Such an agreement was reached by the leaders of all parliamentary factions at today's conciliation council.

UPDATED AT 18:43. Air raid alert in Kyiv.

UPDATED AT 18:25. Advisor to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak said negotiations with the aggressors in Belarus have been completed. The delegations left for their capitals for consultations.

“The Russian and Ukrainian delegation today identified a number of priority topics on which they outlined certain decisions,” adviser to the head of the office of the Ukrainian president Podolyak.

The second round of negotiations is to take place shortly, at which the decisions made can receive "concrete development practice."

UPDATED AT 18:04. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed an application for Ukraine's accession to the European Union. This historic document was also signed by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk.

The Office of the President reported that the document is already on its way to Brussels.

UPDATED AT 17:35. Residents of the village of Dobryanka in the Chernihiv region near the border with Belarus turned to the border guards from the other side: “We are not waiting for you here, neither Russia nor Belarus. Dobryanka won’t let you through” and they sang the anthem of Ukraine in unison.

UPDATED AT 5:19 PM. Air raid alert in Odessa.

UPDATED AT 17:04. In Odessa, an air alert was announced.

UPDATED AT 16:59. In Berdyansk, civilians drove the occupiers from the central square near the city council.

UPDATED AT 16:47. Mikhail Podolyak, the adviser to the head of the Ukrainian Civic Chamber, said that negotiations with the aggressors in Belarus are ongoing. In a few minutes, the third round will begin.

UPDATED AT 16:44. The oldest Ukrainian Orthodox churches in Chernihiv and the smoke from the conflagration caused by the Russian bombing.

UPDATED AT 16:32. Another helicopter of the aggressors was shot down. This Russian plane flew near the village of Bliznyuki in the Kharkiv region.

UPDATED AT 16:22 In occupied Berdyansk, civilians staged a mass protest and demand that the Russian occupiers get out of the city. Enemy soldiers are ashamed to show their faces to people.

UPDATED AT 16:20. The Governor of the Odessa region Sergey Grinevetsky addressed the residents of the region, and he refuted the fakes that “they are ready to negotiate” with the enemy in Odessa.

UPDATED AT 15:13. The Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov said: Ukrainians have already transferred 1.5 billion hryvnias to help the army through the E-Pіdtrimka service.

UPDATED AT 15:05. Aleksey Arestovich, the adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, said: the Ukrainian delegation at the talks in Belarus demands from the Russians a complete withdrawal of troops and the de-occupation of Ukrainian territories. This also applies to Crimea and the so-called "L/DPR".

UPDATED AT 14:57. Russian saboteurs were detained on the Mikhailovsky Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, whose history goes back almost a thousand years. They set marks on the trees in the territory of the monastery.

This was announced by the Archbishop of Chernihiv Yevstratiy Zorya.
The enemies could try to liquidate the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Epiphanius.

The priest said that competent people had long ago informed the OCU that Epiphany is one of the goals of the Russians who want to liquidate the independent Ukrainian church.

UPDATED AT 2:38 PM. Dozens of civilians in Kharkiv died as a result of today's shelling of a residential area of ​​the city. Even more, Kharkiv residents were seriously injured. Local residents say that there are no military facilities in the area of ​​shelling. The Russians fired a salvo on purpose.

UPDATED AT 14:13. Videos with Russian prisoners are becoming more and more … They are already being published in batches and distributed on social networks.

UPDATED AT 13:55. The SBU has published a new video with captured Russian soldiers. Their column was defeated in the Zaporizhzhia region. The occupiers turn to their mothers and say that the Ukrainians treat them better than their own commanders.

UPDATED AT 13:47. Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Anna Malyar reports: President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on creating the International Legion. Ukraine has already received several thousand applications from foreigners who are ready to fight for our country's independence.

UPDATED AT 13:45. Kharkiv, school No. 134 after the enemy shelling with Grads.

UPDATED AT 13:19. The latest enemy air defense complex "Pantsir-S" was destroyed in the Kherson region.

UPDATED AT 13:14. Hackers hacked into the websites of the main Russian media - TASS, Kommersant, Izvestia and several others. They appeared a call to stop the war, stop Putin and a counter of the number of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine.

UPDATED AT 13:10. Massive shelling of a residential area in Kharkiv.

UPDATED AT 13:06. In the city of Akhtyrka in the Sumy region, an enemy missile hit the territory of an oil depot. A fire followed a massive explosion.

UPDATED AT 13:04. The occupiers fired at a residential area of ​​Chernihiv. The rocket hit the Epicenter shopping center - a fire started in it and adjacent buildings.

UPDATED at 13:03. About 10 minutes ago, negotiations between the Ukrainian delegation and representatives of the aggressor country began in Belarus.

UPDATED AT 13:01. The mayor of Odessa, Gannady Trukhanov, said that public utilities weld hedgehogs and make a “garlic” type barrier out of rebar to pierce the tires of enemy armored vehicles.

In addition, employees of the mayor's office put sand in bags and build checkpoints around the city. All food units of Odessa schools prepare food for the defenders of Odessa.

UPDATED AT 11:37. In Odessa, employees of the KP "Odesgorelektrotrans" are welding anti-tank hedgehogs to strengthen the defense of the city. Several other urban private companies carry out the same work.

UPDATED AT 11:24. The Verkhovna Rada has published instructions on distinguishing Ukrainian military helicopters from Russian ones.

Our helicopters have a yellow and blue identification mark on board and white stripes on the tail.

On enemy helicopters, all tactical markings are painted over. Helicopters of the invaders can be gray or in green camouflage. Ours are in brighter colors.

The range of equipment is also different. Our defenders fly Mi-24, Mi-8 and Mi-14. Enemies on the Mi-35, Ka-52 and Mi-17.

UPDATED AT 10:58. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky made a morning address to his compatriots.

UPDATED AT 10:44. At the Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Odessa, local residents detained a suspicious man. A likely saboteur was detained and taken to law enforcement officers.

UPDATED at 10:37. The Office of the President of Ukraine reports: the Ukrainian delegation arrived in Belarus to negotiate with the aggressors. The delegation includes the head of the Servant of the People parliamentary faction David Arakhamia, Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov, adviser to the head of the Presidential Office Mykhailo Podolyak, the first deputy head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group Andriy Kostin, People's Deputy Rustem Umerov, and Deputy Foreign Minister Mykola Tochitsky.

UPDATED AT 10:31. There are more and more billboards in Ukrainian cities with appeals to the occupiers.

UPDATED AT 09:45. Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine Anna Malyar published a morning summary of the number of enemy casualties since the beginning of the invasion.
The Russians have already lost 5,300 soldiers and officers.

UPDATED AT 09:27. The SBU reports on the detention of enemy saboteurs in different cities of Ukraine.

Thus, a group of Russian intelligence officers was detained in Mariupol. It included three people who collected intelligence on the movement of Ukrainian troops. Their computers and equipment were confiscated.

In the Mykolaiv region, an enemy DRG was caught, which was trying to break through to strategic facilities in the region. Earlier, 15 enemy DRGs were already eliminated in the region.

In the Vinnytsia region, a saboteur of the military intelligence of the Russian Federation was detained, who put marks for enemy aircraft. The enemy disguised himself as an ordinary passerby while carrying a machine gun and special equipment.

In the Carpathian region, an informant of the special enemy services was detained, who collected data on the movement of Ukrainian troops.

There is also information about the detention of enemy saboteurs in Odessa. They launched drones and relayed information to the enemy.

UPDATED AT 9:11. There was a military alarm in Odessa for several minutes. The danger has already passed, the alarm has been lifted.

UPDATED AT 7:52. Ukrainians by origin who serve in the French Foreign Legion and wish to defend their homeland from the invasion of Russian troops will be able to go on “vacation”. At the same time, they will retain their full equipment.

This was reported by the press center of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

UPDATED AT 7:10. The Russian invaders who invaded the territory of Ukraine shell our peaceful cities and destroy civilian infrastructure and cause irreparable harm to our cultural heritage.

So, in the village of Ivankov, Kyiv region, enemy troops destroyed the museum, which contained unique works by the world-famous Ukrainian artist Maria Pryimachenko.

UPDATED AT 5:35. Russian troops continue to launch rocket attacks on Ukrainian cities.

Today, February 28, at about 2:45 one of the enemy missiles hit a residential building in the center of Chernihiv. There was a fire on the two lower floors.

UPDATED AT 5:30. Head Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held telephone conversations with key military allies of our country.


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