Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 88 (22.05.2022)

Muscovite forces continue shelling Kharkiv, causing injuries and destruction of buildings. The most affected are the northern outskirts of the city. Shelling of the northern suburbs of Kharkiv also continues. The regional authorities are finally talking about a need to build defensive fortifications around Kharkiv, along the border of Kharkiv region. The metro is being launched in the city, but not all people have been relocated from some subway stations. Peaceful life is gradually being established in the liberated eastern suburbs. Kidnappings and torture of people in the temporarily occupied territories of the region.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 87 (21.05.2022)

Muscovites continued striking Kharkiv throughout the day, one shell at a time. The northern suburbs are suffering again. The shelling didn’t cause any fires in the city, but there were people who were wounded. Shelling and fighting continue in the northern suburbs. The battle for Kharkiv is not over yet, and the security situation isn’t durable. However, two tram routes were launched in Kharkiv. Losses from a missile strike In Lozova, Kharkiv region, are being assessed, and they are huge.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 86 (20.05.2022)

Shelling of the city continues. The strikes are infrequent, hitting the northern outskirts. The northern suburbs are suffering more attacks, resulting in many fires. There are dead and wounded. Fighting continues to the north of the city. The muscovites want to regain lost ground, especially on the Lyptsi side. There was a powerful rocket strike on Lozova, where the palace of culture was destroyed and people were wounded. Kharkiv is restoring utilities, preparing to relaunch the subway.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 84 (18.05.2022)

The shelling of Kharkiv resumed today. The strikes were few, but they did happen. The muscovites shelled different parts of the city. At night, they attacked Selyshche Zhukovskoho. Residential houses, Kharkiv Aviation Institute buildings, the fire department, and cars were damaged. The muscovites are targeting educational institutions and State Emergency Service units. Our team of civilian infrastructure destruction documentarians has written about this before. During the day, the ruscists fired on Saltivka and Pyatykhatky, injuring three people. In the evening, there were strikes in the northern outskirts of Kharkiv.

Dark Blue Helmets for Volunteers: from Europe to Kharkiv with Love.

Two weeks after the start of the journey, the package with 10 helmets and two flags of Croatia and Slovenia reached its destination in Kharkiv. Since most MMIC members here had already got their helmets, we decided to share 8 helmets with civilian volunteers who provide humanitarian aid to people in the most war-affected areas of Kharkiv city and region.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 83 (17.05.2022)

There weren’t any strikes of Kharkiv itself today, but the muscovites continue shelling areas to the north of the city. Pechenihy, near Chuhuiv was struck again, as well as Merefa. Fighting continues north of the city; the muscovite resistance is strong. Similarly, fighting is ongoing in the southeast.

From Color to Monochrome and Back Again: A Girl’s Tale of Her Childhood Infatuation

I grew up in a grey rectangular city built by dreamers playing with gigantic concrete blocks. The dreamers imagined a purposeful communal living where workers together would build a glorious future without some negligible material things distracting them on the way. The future-builders would look out of the enormous three-panel windows of their apartments, see and greet each other. They would spend minimal allotted time in their tiny toilets and kitchens conjoined with bathtubs. These were all great dreams of innovators later called “Constructivists”, but these dreams did not belong to the little girl who loved fairy tales.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 76 (10.05.2022)

Looks like there was some shelling in Kharkiv after all. The Kharkiv Regional State Administration even reported that two people had been wounded. There’s a difficult situation with shelling in Kharkiv’s northern suburbs. There’s fighting to the south of the city, where Ukrainian defenders are holding the line.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 75 (09.05.2022)

There were very few muscovite strikes on the city today, all directed to the northern outskirts. The situation is worse in the suburban towns north of Kharkiv, particularly in the villages that have been liberated. The muscovites are now defending themselves in battles to the north and to the east of Kharkiv. Fighting continues in the southeast as well.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 74 (08.05.2022)

I don’t have any information about shelling attacks on Kharkiv today—me and my friends at least haven’t heard any. It’s quiet in the city. Meanwhile, there’s a lot of shelling in the suburbs and other northern areas of the region (Bohodukhiv and its environs). There are victims: dead and wounded. The liberated settlements are receiving humanitarian aid. Fighting continues in the southeast of the region.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 73 (07.05.2022)

There were very few muscovite attacks on the city today. The few that did take place resulted in wounded victims. There was a lot of shelling of the northern suburbs and a rocket attack on Krasnohrad; the literary memorial museum of Hrihoriy Skovoroda in the village of Skovorodivka was destroyed. The liberation of territories south of the city continues, while the situation to the southeast remains difficult.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 72 (06.05.2022)

There was very little shelling of the city today. The few landings that did take place hit Pivnichna Saltivka and Velyka Danylivka, other parts of Saltivka, and their environs. Fighting is ongoing to the north and east of the city. The General Staff announced the liberation of five settlements in the Saltivka direction, as well as an operation in Tsyrkuny – Tyshky. The situation in the southeast, where fighting continues, remains difficult.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 71 (05.05.2022)

The shelling of the city has intensified, which seems to be a response to the actions of our boys. The northern outskirts of Kharkiv were hit the most. The fighting is now to the north of the city. There are battles in the area of ​​Staryi Saltiv. Heavy fighting continues in the southeast, but without much success for the muscovites.

Kharkiv. Chronicles of the Attack on the City. Day 70 (04.05.2022)

It’s been 10 weeks since the muscovite attack on Kharkiv began. The city has been shelled for 10 weeks straight. The amount of shelling has decreased significantly, but it still goes on. The muscovites strike Kharkiv with long-range missiles and artillery rockets. The bulk of the shells now land in the northern suburbs. Our military is moving to the north and east of Kharkiv. The most difficult situation in the region is in the Slovyansk and Barvinkove directions.