The town of Avdiyivka in Donetsk region was hit with Grad MLRS, tanks and came under air and missile strikes. Lyman community was hit with 26 strikes.
Over the past week, Russia fired 39 times at the border of the Chernihiv region and hit 17 settlements.
There is information that the enemy used a ballistic missile in one of the directions today.
Four people were injured in the Russian shelling of Kherson city. Two of them are in serious condition.
On the night of October 1, Russian drones hit civilian infrastructure objects in Uman, Cherkasy region – a granary and a former oil depot. A total of 11 explosions were recorded.
Russia kept three warships, not armed with Kalibr cruise missiles, on combat duty in the Black Sea as of October 2.
The Russian army killed 504 children in Ukraine and injured another 1,129 children.
The Russian army has resumed shelling Kherson, and loud explosions are heard in the city.
Ukrainian attack drones on October 1 hit a Russian aircraft factory where Kh-59 missiles were produced.
Two children and their mother were injured in Kherson as a result of a nighttime enemy shelling.
The Russian army killed three residents of the Donetsk region over the past day.
Ukraine's defense forces eliminated more than 2,700 Russian troops last week.
The Ukrainian Air Force destroyed four enemy Shahed attack drones on the night of October 1 to 2.
Three enemy attack drones were shot down in the Dnipropetrovsk region overnight.
As of October 2, Ukraine’s defense forces have eliminated 279,080 Russian soldiers from the invasion force, including 510 in the past day alone.
The GUR defense intelligence thoroughly vetted Russian Lieutenant Danil Alfyorov before concluding it was possible to approach him.
Invaders set to use Ukrainian men from occupied areas as human shield for own troops - rights activist
The Russians will use the male population of temporarily occupied territories in Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions as a human shield for the Russian troops, therefore local are advised to seek ways to flee before they are drafted for service with the invasion army.
In Ukraine’s Kyiv, Sumy, Chernihiv, Cherkasy, and Poltava regions, an air raid alert went off in the early hours of Monday, October 2, due to a missile threat.
An Estonian national, who had joined the International Legion to help Ukraine defend against the Russian incursion, was killed in action.
Ukraine’s defense forces on Sunday repelled the attacks of the Russian troops in the Lyman, Avdiivka, Marinka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, with a total of 30 combat clashes recorded along the front during the day.
A grain harvester has driven over a mine in the Kharkiv region.
The documents, apparently leaked from Russia’s finance ministry, suggest that Russia’s defence spending is set to surge to approximately 30 per cent of total public expenditure in 2024.
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The European Union has already provided EUR 25 billion in military aid to Ukraine, and the total amount of support for the country, including military, civilian and humanitarian support, has reached EUR 85 billion.
Ukraine records isolated cases of Wagner Group fighters returning to fight in Ukraine, but they do not pose any tactical threat any longer.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin have discussed further U.S. assistance to the Ukrainian army.
In the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s Defense Forces have repelled Russian attacks in the Lyman, Avdiivka, Marinka and Zaporizhzhia directions.
Russian troops have attacked the Dnipropetrovsk region’s Nikopol district twice over the past day.
Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskyi has presented awards to the defenders fighting in the eastern direction.
Three Russian Merlin-VR reconnaissance drones have been destroyed in southern Ukraine.