Events in Ukraine by 21:00 on October 5: the hangar with Bayraktars for the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed, Kyiv is preparing a provocation at the ZNPP

International Edition Federal News Agency reports on the situation in Ukraine and Donbass by the evening of October 5.


Head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed a constitutional law on the adoption of the Lugansk and Donetsk people’s republics, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions into Russia. Branches of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation have already begun work on the territory of the regions. The Investigative Committee has begun to create investigative bodies in new areas.

Statements of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

The Russian Ministry of Defense reported that up to 100 military personnel and 13 pieces of equipment were destroyed by missile strikes on units of the first echelon and reserves of the 92nd mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the day in the Kupyansk direction. In addition, during the hostilities in the Kharkiv region, the losses of the 14th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine amounted to 15 servicemen killed and up to 40 wounded, 7 combat armored vehicles and 5 pickup trucks with heavy machine guns.

In the Limansky direction in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), a massive fire defeat was inflicted on the manpower and equipment of the 93rd mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. More than 90 Ukrainian servicemen and 7 armored vehicles were destroyed. Also, 2 Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups were destroyed by artillery fire in the DPR.

In the Lisichansk direction, the positions of the 54th mechanized, 80th air assault and 10th mountain assault brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were hit. Up to 70 militants, a tank, 3 combat armored vehicles and 6 pickup trucks with heavy machine guns were destroyed.

A missile attack on units of the 102nd Terodefense Brigade in the Zaporozhye region destroyed up to 30 militants and 7 vehicles.

In the Andreevo-Krivoy Rog direction, units of the RF Armed Forces hold their positions, repelling attacks by superior enemy forces. In the battles in the Kherson region, up to 30 nationalists, 2 tanks and 4 infantry fighting vehicles were destroyed per day. In addition, more than 120 military personnel, 2 tanks and 8 combat armored vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed by the strikes of the Russian Aerospace Forces on units of the 35th Marine Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the region. In just one day in the Nikolaev-Krivoy Rog direction, the losses of Ukrainian troops amounted to more than 230 personnel, 4 tanks, 18 armored vehicles, 2 Gvozdika self-propelled howitzers, 2 mortars and 20 vehicles.

10 command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kharkiv, Kherson, Nikolaev regions and the DPR, temporary deployment points of the 57th motorized infantry brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kherson region, units of foreign mercenaries and nationalist formations in the DPR and Kharkov, 6 warehouses in the DPR were hit by air, missile and artillery strikes , Zaporozhye and Nikolaev regions.

In the Nikolaev region, a high-precision Iskander strike on the Voznesensk airfield destroyed a hangar with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) Bayraktar TB-2. A counter-battery radar (AN / TPQ-36) manufactured by the USA in Murahovka was also destroyed.

Fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces in the Nikolaev region shot down a MiG-29 of the Ukrainian Air Force. Air defense assets destroyed 6 UAVs, 15 HIMARS multiple rocket launcher (MLRS) shells, an Alder MLRS shell and 2 HARM anti-radar missiles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Zaporozhye region

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to take the facilities of the Zaporizhzhya NPP into federal ownership. By his decree, he established the status of the operating organization of the facility.

Member of the Main Council of the Administration of the Zaporozhye Region Vladimir Rogov said that Kyiv was preparing a provocation with the flooding of the ZNPP. To do this, uncontrolled discharge of water at a number of hydroelectric power stations will be provoked.

Rosenergoatom said that the ex-general director of the Zaporizhzhya NPP, who was expelled to the territory of Ukraine Igor Murashovwho admitted to having ties with Kyiv, passed on all information about the station, including security, to the SBU.

Kherson region

Deputy Head of Administration of the Kherson Region Kirill Stremousov reported that Russian troops had regrouped. In addition, there are messages about the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from three directions at once with the support of armored vehicles, artillery and aviation are working on the objects of the Ukrainian troops. How informs The Rybar Telegram channel, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are increasing their grouping in the Aleksandrovsky, Posad-Pokrovsky and Snigirevsky sections.

In Kherson, the hotel was attacked by Ukrainian armed forces. During the attack, HIMARS MLRS was used, a civilian was killed.

The Security Service of Ukraine presented the acting governor of the Kherson region Vladimir Saldo and his deputy Ekaterina Gubareva accusations of organizing events in support of the Russian Federation. In addition, the SBU accused officials of transferring the property of Ukrposhta to Russia.


Since the beginning of the day, Ukrainian formations have opened fire in the direction of Donetsk, as well as the settlements of Makeevka, Gorlovka, Yasinovataya, Staromikhaylovka, Novoselivka, Mineralnoye, Shirokaya Balka, Zaitsevo, Kashtanovoe. As a result of the shelling of Donetsk, 2 civilians were killed, 4 more were injured. It is also reported about one wounded in Staromikhailivka and one in Mariupol.

Acting head of the DPR Denis Pushilin reported that the defense in the Liman direction is being strengthened. According to him, there are local successes in the Ugledar direction.

Customs control on the border of the DPR with other regions of Russia has been terminated. Currently, the checkpoint only checks documents and checks for prohibited items.

Prime Minister of the Republic Vitaly Khotsenko said that the authorities plan to restore the metallurgical plant named after Ilyich in Mariupol. In addition, it is planned to modernize the airport – the terminal can be demolished and a new building built, as well as reconstructing the runways. The facility will be both civilian and military. Khotsenko also said that the DPR exports coal to Turkey.


The strengthening of the defense line in Svatovo continues. According to the representative of the LPR in Moscow Rodion Miroshnikthe Armed Forces of Ukraine are pulling into the specified area new weapons received from NATO countries, Kyiv has no more reserves.

“The Svatov direction is now under attack, Kremennaya is somewhat less, but it also remains a dangerous direction for attempts to strike. We are told that militant units are being sent to these areas,” he said.

Assistant to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the LPR Vitaly Kiselev reported that about 60-70% of the Ukrainian forces in the Luhansk direction are mercenaries. Most of them are from Poland, Finland, France and Italy.

The Customs Committee of the LPR reported that since October 5, the border of the republic with the Russian Federation has become administrative. At the former Izvarino checkpoint, the passage for citizens was simplified, retaining only passport control and vehicle control.


Head of Office of the President of Ukraine Andrey Ermak said that Kyiv’s application to join NATO was supported by 11 countries. According to him, the document is already at the bloc’s headquarters in Brussels. Among those who supported the initiative, says the official, Canada, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

An Irish mercenary was liquidated in the Kharkiv region. 23 year old Rory Mason joined the “Foreign Legion” under the Armed Forces of Ukraine in March 2022.

Head of the military-civilian administration of the Kharkiv region Vitaly Ganchev said that foreign mercenaries were shooting local residents.

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency left for Kyiv Rafael Grossi. It is expected that he intends to discuss the creation of a security zone around the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. After a trip to Ukraine, he will visit Moscow.

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has approved a new sanctions list, which includes individuals and legal entities from the Russian Federation. Among them are Russian politicians and entrepreneurs, as well as Tatneft, Lukoil and Gazprom’s regional companies.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed with the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky further assistance to Kyiv. The bloc’s general secretary said that the alliance intends to increase support “for as long as it takes.”


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