Russian attacks on Ukrainian territory have no rest day: dozens of kamikaze drones were shot down by Ukrainian anti-aircraft forces, but Kyiv’s forces responded by hitting an airbase near Melitopol, and a Ukrainian drone damaged a power station in Russia in the Bryansk region , which has already been hit several times in the past
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Appeal from Kyiv after the new attacks: network overloaded, reduce consumption
Kiev authorities are urging residents to reduce electricity consumption as Russian attacks on energy infrastructure have wreaked havoc for the third straight day. The energy company Dtek announced that it was forced to emergency power cuts e Oleksii Kuleba, head of the Kyiv regional military administration, has urged residents of the capital to keep an eye on energy consumption because there is “excessive load on the grid”. According to the military, the Ukrainian army managed to intercept and neutralize most of the drones and missiles fired during the night and shot down 39 Iranian-made Shahed Kamikaze drones fired at the territory, but the debris still damaged the infrastructure structures. Therefore, a series of emergency power outages were carried out in the capital, as reported by the mayor of Kyiv. Vitaly Klitschko on telegram.
New air alert and explosions in multiple regions
An air alert has been announced in the regions Circassian, Kirovohrad, Mykolayiv and Kherson. Cherkasy residents report that explosions are in progress, Ukrainian media reports.
Kyiv: “400 Russians killed in Makiivka on New Year’s Eve”
According to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, on the night of December 31, 400 Russian soldiers were killed in an attack on a Russian military base Makiivka, in Donetsk. The attack also reportedly wounded another 300 soldiers. This was reported by Ukrainian media, which publish photos and videos from the place where the Russian soldiers were mostly destroyed. Alexander Sladkov, a war correspondent for Rossiya TV, said there were mobilized Russians at the base. The strike on the base was launched at midnight while the Russian soldiers sat at the table celebrating the New Year. At the moment, the news has no independent confirmation or confirmation from a Russian source.
EU: Training of Ukrainian soldiers has already started in several Member States
The European Union has already started training soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in various locations on the territory of individual Member States. This was stated by the head of the EU delegation in Ukraine, Matt Maasikasin an interview with Ukrinform.
“The EU has decided to launch a military training mission to Ukraine – eumam will train up to 15,000 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in different locations on the territory of individual EU member states,” he said. Joseph BorrellShe visited the soldiers who are in training bridgein Poland.
Ukrainian attack on Makiivka: “Dozens of Russian soldiers killed in military barracks”
Several people died and others were injured in an attack by Kiev forces on a Russian “military shelter” in the Ukrainian city yesterday Makiivka, in the Donetsk region occupied by Moscow forces. Hundreds of Russian soldiers died, according to Ukrainian media, while pro-Russian officials said the number of casualties is still unknown.
Russian military base hit near Melitopol
According to the exiled mayor of Melitopol Ivan FyodorovA Russian military base was hit near the occupied city in south-eastern Ukraine. According to Ria Melitopol, at 5:00 a.m. local time (4:00 a.m. in Italy) this morning, there were explosions between the villages of Myrne and Severnye, where the Russian base is located. The Chechen leader’s troops are operating in the area Ramzan Kadyrov.
Kyiv: One missile and 41 Russian drones shot down during the night
Kiev forces shot down all 42 air targets – 41 drones and one missile – launched by the Russians over Ukraine last night, the army said on Telegram, local media reported. “On the night of January 1-2, 2023, the Russian invaders launched a massive attack using Iranian-made Shahed 131/136 kamikaze drones.
GB: ongoing struggle for control of a highway in Lugansk
A battle is underway for control of a strategic highway in the country’s east. As reported by British Defense Intelligence in its latest bulletin on what is happening on the battlefield, “Russian and Ukrainian forces have been fighting for five days under Russian leadership for control of the P66 highway north of the city of Kremina in the Lugansk region”.
Kyiv doesn’t give up: Citizens celebrate the New Year during a Russian drone strike
Drone attack on Kyiv in the Bryansk region of Russia
A Ukrainian drone has attacked and damaged an electrical facility in Russia’s Klimovsky district. This was announced by the governor of the Bryansk region, Alexander Bogomaz, who was quoted by the TASS agency. No casualties are reported
12 air targets shot down, one wounded in Kyiv
The military administration of the city of Kyiv reported that on the night of January 2, 12 air targets were shot down by Ukrainian air defenses. In the Desnyanskyi district, the balconies and windows of a high-rise building were damaged by debris, and a 19-year-old was injured. The air raid warning remains active in the city. According to Ukrainian authorities, at least four people were killed and 50 injured in the attacks that took place around New Year’s Eve in Kyiv and seven other regions
Explosions in Kyiv, Zaporizhia and Dnipro Oblasts
Explosions were reported from the Kyiv, Zaporizhia and Dnepropetrovsk regions of Ukraine. Local and Russian media reported on this, adding that the air alert was sounded in several oblasts of the country. The Kyiv Independent speaks of explosions that took place in the Ukrainian capital in the early hours of the night, with the city’s military administration confirming that it has activated anti-aircraft defences. The Strana broadcaster reports an explosion in Dnipro. The Tass Agency speaks of three explosions reported in Zaporizhia and one in Melitopol. The air alert went off in the Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Kherson, Mykolayiv, Kirovohrad, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy and Poltava regions.
Russian raids damage architectural monument in Sumy region
Russian rocket attacks have damaged a monument in the Sumy region. This is the wooden church of Santa Barbara. This was reported by UNIAN, citing local governor Dmitry Zhivitsky.