The six hundred and seventy-sixth day (676) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern oblasts


Today, on January 1, 2024, a memorial service was held at the St. Nicholas Church in Kyiv for those killed in the missile attack on the capital on December 29 last year. As of 4 p.m., the death toll reached 28 people.

Metropolitan police officers visited a Kyiv resident who drove a minibus engulfed in flames to save neighboring cars in a parking lot from a fire during the russian shelling on December 29. The brave man was given a certificate of commendation and presented with a personalized watch from the law enforcement officers, the Kyiv police informs.

Kyiv Oblast

On New Year’s Eve, russians attacked the Kyiv Oblast with kamikaze drones. There were no reports of any debris falling on infrastructure facilities or residential areas, and there were no casualties.

Zhytomyr Oblast

In Zhytomyr, another traitor to Ukraine from the Donetsk Oblast, a militant of the “DPR” terrorist organization, was sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison.

Chernihiv Oblast

Russians fired mortars in the direction of three border area villages: two communities of the Chernihiv Oblast came under shelling.

Sumy Oblast

At night, the russian military fired 9 times at the border areas and settlements of the Sumy Oblast. 31 explosions were recorded. Seven communities were shelled.

In the sky over the Sumy Oblast, the air defense forces destroyed two russian UAVs of the Shahed type.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

About 15 settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast were shelled by russian artillery and mortars on December 31. A house was damaged in Kozacha Lopan, and a gas pipeline and two apartment buildings were damaged in Ivashky.

Yesterday, S-300 missiles hit Chuhuiv, damaging civilian non-residential infrastructure, including warehouses. Three people were injured as a result of missile strikes on Chuhuiv in the evening of December 31. After the strikes, a fire broke out in one of the warehouses.

A russian missile destroyed a section of the sewage collector buried at a depth of three meters during an attack on the Kholodnohirskyi district of Kharkiv on December 29. Work to eliminate the consequences continues on January 1.

In the Kupiansk sector, on December 31, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 11 russian attacks near Synkivka.

On New Year’s Eve, russians shelled a residential area in Kupiansk-Vuzlovyi with MLRS. One of the rockets hit a five-story building. No one was injured as a result of the strikes.

On January 1, the body of a man who died as a result of shrapnel wounds was found in Dvorichna, his identity is being established.

Donetsk Oblast

On December 31, the police documented 17 hostile attacks on civilians over the day. The occupation forces targeted the residential sector with missiles, Uragan and Grad MLRS, and artillery.

Five residents of the Donetsk Oblast were injured during shelling by russian troops on December 31.

On New Year’s Eve, explosions thundered in the center of occupied Donetsk. The occupation authorities reported four dead and 13 wounded. They also report that the Donbass Palace hotel, a school and apartment buildings were damaged by shelling. However, as of January 1, there were no official reports of shelling of the city from the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies, the General Staff or the oblast military administration.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

On the night of January 1, russian troops shelled Kostiantynivka with Uragan multiple rocket launchers. The shelling damaged five private houses, a gas pipeline, and power lines. No civilians were killed or wounded.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

Russia launched seven missile strikes on Pokrovsk. A 9-year-old child was injured. At least 17 private homes, a hospital and an ambulance, civil transport, an office building, social and critical infrastructure were destroyed.

In Pokrovsk, utility workers eliminate the consequences of shelling that happened on New Year’s Eve. Russian troops fired seven Tornado missiles at the city. Five private houses were destroyed by shellingю Another 31 private houses and 22 high-rise buildings were destroyed. A medical facility, a boiler house and a gas pipeline were also damaged. 89 houses and dormitories remained without gas supply.

On the night and morning of January 1, russian troops fired artillery at the Ocheretyne community in the Donetsk Oblast. One person was killed and another was injured.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

On January 1, russian troops shelled the village of Pivdenne in the Toretsk community of the Donetsk Oblast with artillery. A person died during the shelling.

Southern oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

On the night of January 1, air defense forces in the Mykolaiv Oblast destroyed fourteen Shahed 131/136 type drones. In the Mykolaiv Oblast, a fire broke out at an infrastructural facility as a result of a drone strike. There are no casualties or injuries.

Since the beginning of the full-scale russian invasion, the air alert in the Mykolaiv Oblast lasted a total of 79 days, 10 hours and 9 minutes.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Yesterday, the invaders made 159 attacks on 25 towns and villages of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. 12 reports were received about the destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities.

A 47-year-old resident of Stepnohirsk and three residents of Huliaipole were injured as a result of russian artillery shelling in the Zaporizhia Oblast yesterday.

In the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukrainian soldiers repelled five attacks by the russian army near Robotyne and south of Novodarivka in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

During the period from the beginning of 2023 until 10:00 on December 15, 2023, the air alarm sounded 1,934 times in Zaporizhzhia.

In Zaporizhzhia, on the first of January, the “Race of the Strong and Courageous” took place. The organizer is the “Centuria” youth organization. Young men under the age of 19 took part in the event, covering a distance of six kilometers.

Odessa Oblast

The army of the russian federation attacked the city and the Oblast with “shaheds” on the night from December 31 to January 1. Several groups of attack drones were moving from the Mykolaiv Oblast and the Black Sea in the direction of Odessa.

As a result of the russian attack, an apartment building was damaged in Odesa. The subsequent fire was extinguished. As of January 1, nine people were injured: a 15-year-old boy died, three others were injured.

There are 10 russian ships on combat duty at sea: nine in the Black and one in the Azov. Among them there are three surface missile carriers with a total salvo of up to 24 Calibers. The level of missile danger is “very high”.

Kherson Oblast

During the day, russian troops shelled the Kherson Oblast 123 times, and also launched a missile attack on its territory. A medical facility, a gas station, an auto center and a base in Kherson, critical infrastructure facilities in the Kherson Raion, an invincibility point, and an educational institution in the Beryslav were damaged. One child died. One more child and 13 local residents were injured.

The russian army shelled a residential building in Veletenske of the Kherson Oblast. Two people were buried under the rubble: one woman died, another was injured in the leg and back.

As a result of shelling of the russian federation, a man was injured in Novokair of the Kherson Oblast. He received a blast injury and a chest wound.

Emergency services retrieved a wounded 50-year-old woman from under the rubble of a house in Veletensk of the Kherson Oblast. She was transported to an ambulance.

On November 13, 2023, the russian military shelled the road at the entrance to Zelenivka in the Kherson Raion. Shells hit a passenger car in which a grandfather, his daughter and a two-month-old granddaughter were coming back after a medical examination.

The russian army attacked Komyshany of the Kherson Oblast. A woman was injured in her own home. She was taken to the hospital with a brain injury and contusion.

On New Year’s Eve, Air Defense Forces shot down a russian “Shahed” drone over the Kherson Oblast.

Since the beginning of the de-occupation in the Kherson Oblast, 2,460 people have suffered from russian armed aggression. During this time, 454 people died in the Oblast, including 11 children.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

A russian military drone hit one of the Dnipro enterprises on the night of January 1. There was a fire, which was extinguished. Another 5 unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed by the air defense forces in the Dnipro, Synelnykove, Novomoskovsk and Kamianske raions. Russian troops shelled Nikopol with artillery. The gymnasium and 13 private houses were damaged. 2 garages, gas furnaces and electrical networks were broken.

Kirovohrad Oblast

On New Year’s Eve, air defense forces destroyed one russian drone on the territory of the Kirovohrad Oblast.

In 2023 in the Kirovohrad Oblast in 2023, the air alarm sounded 690 times. In total, this time, when the residents of the region felt danger, lasted 31 days.

In Kropyvnytskyi, the townspeople organized a New Year’s run. The action began with a warm-up on Heroes of Maidan Square. From there, 14 participants ran through the central streets, just up to five kilometers.

Cherkasy Oblast

Three “Shahed” drones were destroyed in the sky over the Cherkasy Oblast during air alerts. There were no casualties. Only in one case there was minor damage to the house of a local resident.

According to updated data, 91 houses were damaged in Smila as a result of shelling by the russians, eight of the damaged houses were completely destroyed. They will be rebuilt from scratch.

In Cherkasy, a man who set off fireworks was arrested. He turned out to be a 38-year-old native of russia. The man has been living in Cherkasy since 2014. He bought pyrotechnics on the Internet. The police made relevant materials against the violator, which were sent to the court.

Poltava Oblast

A probably russian unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down near the village of Sulima, the Myrhorod Raion. It happened on December 31.

Vinnytsia Oblast

Five “Shahed” drones in Vinnytsia were destroyed by anti-aircraft fire last night.

Western Oblasts

Lviv Oblast

Air defense and mobile fire groups were working in the Lviv Oblast that night.

The museum of UPA [Ukrainian Insurgent Army] Corporal General Roman Shukhevich in the Bilohorshcha community was completely destroyed.

The fire was caused by the fall of the wreckage of the drone. The museum was opened in 2001 in the building where the chief commander of the UPA Shukhevych was killed, as well as where the headquarters of the chief commander of the UPA was located. The stairs, the hiding place, the living room were the main memorial objects of the museum.

The fall of the wreckage of “Shahed” drone was also recorded in Dubliany. The roof of the dormitory was on fire there.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

Air defense forces worked in the Khmelnytskyi Oblast.

Zakarpattia Oblast

On January 1, a line for servicemen and their family members with the short number 1512 became operational.

Last modified: 3 Січня, 2024