1,100-pound bomb removed from roof of Kharkiv apartment block

Combat engineers and rescuers removed an unexploded bomb trapped in an apartment building in Kharkiv on Thursday, June 23, Ukrainian officials said. According to Ukraine’s State Emergency Service (SES), the unexploded bomb, a FAB-500, weighed 1,100 pounds and was carrying 660 pounds of explosives, enough to demolish the entire nine-story apartment building. A pyrotechnics team … Read more

Strike devastates the Palace of Culture in the Ukrainian city of Lozova

A Russian missile devastated the newly renovated Palace of Culture in the city of Lozova, Kharkiv Oblast, on May 20, according to Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky. “The occupiers identified culture, education and humanity as their enemies,” Zelensky wrote on Facebook, according to a Google translation. “What is in the minds of people who choose such … Read more

Ukrainian military claim attack on Russian tank in Kharkiv Oblast

The Ukrainian military said it destroyed a Russian tank in Kharkiv Oblast with an anti-tank rifle provided by the Swedish government. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said the vehicle, which it identified as a Russian T-90 main battle tank, was destroyed by a “Carl Gustaf” hand-held anti-tank recoilless rifle provided by the Swedish government. An undated video … Read more

Recreational park burns as Kharkiv shelling reported

A woman was injured and an amusement park caught fire when attacks hit central Kharkiv, Ukraine, on May 3, the regional State Emergency Service said. Images posted on the Facebook page of the State Emergency Service on Tuesday show firefighters working to put out the flames at Maxim Gorky Central Park in Kharkiv. The service … Read more

Crews work to extinguish fire after reports of shelling in Kharkiv

Emergency crews worked to extinguish fires and clear debris on April 27, following reports of deadly attacks in the Saltivka area of ​​Kharkiv, Ukraine. Suspilne News published footage showing emergency workers putting out fires and clearing debris as plumes of smoke rise from the fires in Saltivka. According to the head of the Kharkiv military … Read more

Dolphins from the Kharkiv aquarium are evacuated to Odessa

Dolphins and other marine animals in Ukraine have been evacuated from a Kharkiv aquarium to Odessa due to the continuing threat to their safety, local media reported on Wednesday, April 27. The video published by the Ukrainian broadcaster Suspilne Odesa shows the dolphins being fed in a pool. The Odessa Dolphinarium received the dolphins on … Read more