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Russia spent exercises of the strategic nuclear forces “Thunder”, this is the second such exercise this year. Dmitry Peskov acknowledged, that the mobilized lack equipment, but said that “energetic measures were already being taken to rectify the situation.” By data publications “”, almost half of the families mobilized in the Siberian region was below the subsistence level. In Russia excited the first criminal case on the unauthorized abandonment of the unit by the mobilized. State Duma accepted amendments allowing the mobilization of those with an unexpunged or outstanding conviction for a serious crime. Senate of Poland announced authorities of the Russian Federation by the “terrorist regime”. Mayor of the city of Shakhtyorsk in the annexed DPR Alexander Shatov declared about the shelling of the APU. An oil depot, fuel tanks, private residential buildings and a bus station building caught fire in the city. “Medusa” shows the main photos of the two hundred and forty-fifth day of the war.

Important warning. Every day since the beginning of the Russian invasion, Meduza’s editors have selected key shots taken during the previous day of the war. These pictures contain scenes of cruelty, violence and death, but most of them are not placed under a special plate, which the editors usually hide such images with. In this series of photo stories, we try to document the war as it is.

The only resident of the village of Tsupovka, Kharkiv region

A broken car next to the railway tracks in the village of Tsupovka, Kharkiv region. Tsupovka was occupied in the first days of the war, and in late spring and early summer, fierce battles were fought for the village. According to the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, the Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated Tsupovka on September 15
The inscription on the fence “Stop the evil political officer”
Ruined house with windows boarded up with room doors
Mikhail Yurkov, 65, hid in a bunker for six months. When during the fighting the bridge across the Tatarka River in Tsupovka was destroyed, the village was divided into two parts. Yurkov was left alone in his half of the village
Mikhail Yurkov at his home, where he returned after six months in a bunker. During the shelling, the house was badly damaged, so Mikhail is forced to use a chair as a dining table
Mikhail Yurkov opens the door to the bunker, where he hid from shelling for six months until Tsupovka was liberated
A wrecked military truck next to a destroyed house in Tsupovka

Power outages in Ukrainian cities

Bridge in the city of Dnieper. For the sake of repairing the energy infrastructure damaged during Russian shelling (mainly on October 10), the Ukrainian authorities made a decision to cut off electricity throughout the country for several hours. Cities limit street lighting
Bar in Kyiv
Bar in Dnipro
Residents of Odessa light their way with flashlights on mobile phones

Fire at an oil depot near Donetsk

A firefighter near an oil depot in Shakhtersk, Donetsk region. By data occupation authorities of the self-proclaimed DPR, the oil depot caught fire as a result of an attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The fire spread to fuel tanks, and later to private residential buildings and the bus station building.
Extinguishing a fire at an oil depot in Shakhtersk. Residents of houses near the station evacuated, no casualties

The main photos of the previous – two hundred and forty-fourth – day of the war can be viewed at this link.

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J. A. Allen

Author, blogger, freelance writer. Hater of spiders. Drinker of wine. Mother of hellions.

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