March 4, 2022 | Daily Briefing


Russian military captured Ukrainian pilot who catapulted after being hit by a Russian missile, according to the Air Force of the Armed Forces. There is a risk that the Russians will distribute a video of the “interview” with him, where he will say the things the Russians need under pressure. A similar practice was used in 2014.


As a result of shelling by heavy equipment of the Russian army at mighty a fire broke out the Zaporozhye NPP in the city of Energodar. A hit in the first power unit has been recorded, said Andriy Tuz, a representative of the Zaporizhzhya NPP press service. An outbreak occurred in the training building outside the NPP. One power unit was disconnected.
Currently, the Zaporizhzhya NPP site is occupied by the Russian military. Near Energodar there are about 90 units of equipment, units of “Kadyrovites”(Chechen military formations loyal to the current leader of Chechnya Kadyrov) which had thermal imagers and weapons for effective combat at night. The personnel of the National Guard of Ukraine has losses and wounded: 3 people were killed and 2 wounded.
Representatives of the station say that there is a real threat of nuclear danger at ZNPP.


According to updated information from medical institutions, on March 3, a bombardment by Russian aircraft in Chernihiv killed 47 people: 38 men and 9 women.  18 people were injured.

In the city of Zhytomyr, as a result of shelling and ammunition entering the school building, the building was destroyed. There are no previous victims. 5 people were evacuated.


In the south of the city people are organized to depict the inhabitants of Kherson, Melitopol and other southern cities, which are currently temporarily under occupation. They should depict the joy at the arrival of the occupiers – said the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs.
The Russian occupiers in Kherson have already started broadcasting 24 Russian TV channel and 3 radio channels via the T2 set-top box. Also in Melitopol, a TV tower was seized, through which it is planned to broadcast Russian propaganda television.


Ukraine asked the International Committee of the Red Cross to consider creating green borders to help. A number of Ukrainian cities are on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe.

The occupiers oppose and surround the city, not giving an opportunity to create a humanitarian corridor. Mykhailo Podoliak revealed this tactic at a press briefing held in Lviv today.

The Commissioner for the Rights of the Child of Ukraine stated that 28 children were killed and 66 were injured as the result of Russian aggression.


As a result of the storming of ZNPP (Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant) consisting of 100 units of heavy equipment in the evening of March 3 three were killed, two wounded, including one in serious condition – said Energoatom.

“Liberators” established their positions at the nuclear power plant, said at a briefing adviser to the head of the President’s Office – Alexei Arestovich


In the border village of Ripky, Chernihiv Oblast, occupiers seized a police station after shooting a local man. Troops confiscated a KamAZ and a tractor from the villagers and looted two local shops. In case of disobedience to the regime, the occupiers threatened artillery fire, border guards said. Instead, fellow villagers began singing the Ukrainian national anthem in response to the invaders.

Terror and looting in Chernihiv region: invader imposes regime of the occupation” – State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

In border village Ripky, Chernihiv region, invaders captured the police department, having killed the local before. The troops seized Kamaz truck and tractor, marauded two local stores. In case of disobedience to the regime, invaders threatened with artillery shelling – informs border guard. As the response the fellow villagers started to sing anthem.


At the meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of NATO countries, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg assured that they will not close the sky over Ukraine. The Ukrainian party asked for the enforcement of a non-fly zone, but NATO has no intention to be engaged in the open conflict with Russia.

Meanwhile, uphill battle is still ongoing near Mariupol city and the invader is getting the drop – informs National Guard of Ukraine.


Russian Senator acknowledged losses of the Russian Federation
“Yesterday, military conscripts forced to undersign the contract or whose contracts were undersigned for them were withdrawn from the battlespace in Ukraine”.
Previously, State Duma stated that not army conscripts but contracted forces fight in the war.



8 private houses broke into flames because of invaders shelling in Marhalivka village, Kyiv region. The fire was put out and firefighters pulled the people out of the rubble, the fighters brought a fire under control.
According to the information available, 5 people died because of shelling, 3 of them are children. Also, 14 people and 3 units of equipment have been used by firefighters.
The fighters informed that there can be a woman under rubble. As of 17.40 p.m, they rescued one man, information regarding him is not specified.


On Friday, March 4th seven civilians were killed by Russian invaders in Donetsk region, one was injured.
“Russia kills civilians! As of 4th March, Russians killed 7 more people in the Donetsk region, 7 people were killed in Manhush village and one person was killed in Bohoiavlenka village. Also, there is one injured in Bohoiavlenka village” – reports the head of the region.