The six hundred and nineteenth day (690) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern oblasts


A militant from the Wagner group tried to attach several GPS trackers to the poles of power lines supplying the Kyiv agglomeration. Based on the signals of these “beacons”, the rashists planned to adjust a targeted airstrike on the energy facilities in the capital and the region. The saboteur was detained while installing the GPS trackers.

The need for donor blood in Kyiv remains consistently high. The needs are dynamic and change daily depending on the circumstances. The Ministry of Health urged Kyiv residents and all caring people in Ukraine to become donors.

Kyiv Oblast

As of the end of 2023, 70 preschool education institutions were restored in the Kyiv Oblast. In total, the russian invaders damaged and destroyed 239 educational facilities in the Kyiv region, including 86 preschools. Restoration work is underway in 9 kindergartens.

Zhytomyr Oblast

At seven in the morning, information was received about a bomb threat at the Global shopping center in Zhytomyr. Police officers are working at the scene.

Eleven-year-old Oleksandra Tkachova from the village of Polianka in the Baranivka community raised 15 thousand hryvnias for an FPV drone. The girl started the fundraising on December 15, 2023, and it lasted several weeks.

A “third-age” university for elderly people was opened in the Yarun community of the Zviahel Raion, which will have Mental Health department.

Sumy Oblast

During the day, the Russian military carried out 36 shelling attacks on the Sumy Oblast. 191 explosions were recorded. 12 communities came under shelling. One person was injured, also apartment buildings, private households, administrative buildings, and vehicles were damaged.

At night, the russian army shelled the Seredyna-Buda community.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

A 56-year-old man tripped an explosive device near Zolochiv in the evening of January 14. He was hospitalized in serious condition with a shrapnel wound to the chest.

The situation near Synkivka and Petropavlivka in the Kupiansk sector remains tense. Russian troops continue to attack.

Donetsk Oblast

Over the past day, the enemy shelled the Donetsk Oblast 16 times. The police documented the consequences of the hits in 7 settlements. 40 civilian buildings and facilities were damaged, including 27 residential buildings, a cafe, a shop, two educational institutions, an administrative building, outbuildings, cars, and a gas pipeline.

Ukrainian fighters repelled 60 Russian attacks at the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Maryinka sectors on January 14.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

Last day, Kostiantynivka was targeted by two S-300 missiles, which caused damage to the territory of the enterprise.

The Department of Education has initiated a series of articles about the youth of Kramatorsk. They tell about students who are models of resilience and patriotism. For example, 8th grader Matviy Heichenko became a teen hero. He and his father became part of the AUTOBOTS UKRAINE team. They joined the repair of damaged vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other law enforcement agencies. The boy personally participated in the restoration of 5 engines and preparation of 20 vehicles for painting.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

On January 14, the army of the aggressor country hit Avdiivka with four missiles and fired artillery, Three missiles also hit Kurakhove. A lyceum and high-rise buildings are damaged.

As of January 15, 1,133 people remain in Avdiivka. The russian army per day inflicts about half a hundred massive shellings and drops up to 30 guided air bombs on the community.

On January 15, the russian army shelled Krasnohorivka of the Marinka community in the Donetsk Oblast with Grad MRLS. At least one person was killed and another was injured from the shelling. The russian army hit residential buildings. 

The russian military shelled Kurakhove in the Donetsk Oblast twice since the beginning of the day. Due to shelling, there is no heat supply in the city. Eight thousand residents remain there.

Southern oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

On January 14, russian troops sent two FPV drones to the Kutsurub community. There were no casualties or damage.

On January 15, in the village of Dniprovske of the Kutsurub community in the Mykolaiv Oblast, russian early morning shelling destroyed the house of local residents. A grandmother and two grandchildren were staying in the house. Injured girls aged 12 and 14 are in hospital.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

The occupiers struck 19 towns and villages in the line of fire. 84 strikes were recorded. 13 reports were received about the destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities. There are no casualties.

In the temporarily captured Melitopol of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukrainian resistance forces blew up a russian SUV with the occupants. The number of dead and wounded is being specified.

Ten attacks by the russian military near Chervone, west of Verbove and Robotyne of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast were repulsed by the Defense Forces yesterday, January 14.

Odesa Oblast

In the Odesa Oblast, a grenade was found in the yard of one of the houses. Bomb technicians and an investigative team were called to the scene.

Kherson Oblast

Four people were injured as a result of shelling in the Kherson Oblast yesterday. russian troops shelled populated areas of the oblasts 121 times. They hit residential neighborhoods, and also hit a store in Kherson. 

Due to the night shelling of Kherson, trolleybus cables and contact network were damaged. The movement of trolleybuses in the city is currently impossible.

The army of the russian federation shelled the “ambulance” point in Stanislav in the Kherson Oblast. A special vehicle and residential buildings are damaged. A woman is wounded.

russian troops dropped explosives from a drone on a resident of Beryslav in the Kherson Region. She received injuries to her back and legs.

On January 16, 2024, the occupation administration and the political party “united russia” will hold a so-called “single day of collecting signatures in support of Vladimir Putin’s presidential candidate” in the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson Oblast.

The Ukrainian military shot down a russian A-50 aircraft and hit an Il-22M11 air command post patrolling the waters of the Sea of ​​Azov in the Strilkovo Raion of the Kherson Oblast.

Central oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Two five-story houses and the same number of private houses were damaged as a result of artillery shelling by the troops of Marganets in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, on the night of January 15. Shops, pharmacies, farm buildings, gas furnaces, power lines were mutilated. More than 2,000 families are without electricity. There are no dead or injured.

That night, air defense forces shot down an Kh-59 missile in the sky over the Dnipro Raion.

In Kryvyi Rih, 221 applications for financial aid were accepted from residents of three raions whose homes were damaged as a result of a rocket attack on January 8, 2024.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Out of 25,000 consumers disconnected due to bad weather, more than 22,000 consumers have electricity.

The Holovanivsk community purchased military equipment worth UAH 200,000 at the request. The funds were allocated from the budget of the Holovanivsk settlement council.

Oleh Doroshchuk, an athlete from the Kirovohrad Oblast, won the annual “Memorial Oleksii Demianuk” high jump tournament held in Lviv. Participants of the World and European Athletics Championships competed for the men’s Grand Prix. Among them is Oleh Doroshchuk, master of sports of the international class. He conquered the height of 2.24 meters and became the champion of the competition. All funds collected during the tournament will be used to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Cherkasy Oblast

In Cherkasy, military personnel who protect the sky above the region were presented with awards by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valerii Zaluzhnyi.

The wing of a downed russian drone was auctioned off in Uman. It is planned to buy a pick-up truck for defenders with the collected money.

Poltava Oblast

Communist symbols of the soviet union were dismantled in the premises of the Lubny railway station. It was located in the waiting room of “Ukrzaliznytsia” [Ukrainian railway operator]. Soon, station employees plan to remove the same symbols from the facade of the station building and platform sides.

Vinnytsia Oblast

The Department of Social Policy conducts dialogue meetings to study the needs of families of fallen defenders. In 2023, nine such events took place. Family members are provided with explanations regarding the specifics of their status, benefits, etc.

Western Oblasts

Rivne Oblast

The Security Service of Ukraine carried out counter-subversive measures in the border areas of the Rivne Oblast. There, in particular, they worked out coordination with other law enforcement agencies in the scenario of the breakthrough of subversive and intelligence groups.

Chernivtsi Oblast

The award of the President of Ukraine “For the defense of Ukraine”, the award of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine “Cross of Valor” and the medal “For the liberation of the city of Izium” were awarded to a resident of the village of Kelmentsi, Artem Babiichuk. He has been defending Ukraine from the russian occupiers since the first days of the full-scale invasion. During this period, he visited all directions of the front.

Soldier Ivan Haba from the Novoselytsia community was awarded the “Silver Cross” by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Valerii Zaluzhnyi.

The Chernivtsi Oblast Music and Drama Theater named after Olha Kobylianska handed over audience donations from the box in the lobby for the needs of the army. Thanks to these funds, it was possible to purchase a Mavik 3E drone for the 25th separate assault battalion. So the aerial scouts there now have new “eyes and wings”.

In the Taras Shevchenko Central Park in Chernivtsi, the winter charity festival “Song Armor” was held. During the event, more than UAH 16,000 were collected in support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. These funds will be used to purchase a drone.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Volodymyr Zelenskyi awarded the soldier from the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Vitalii Kravchuk, with the Order “For Courage” of the III degree. The President presented an award to a serviceman in a hospital in the Donetsk Oblast.

Zakarpattia Oblast

Deputies of the Zakarpattia Oblast Council purchased two SUVs for the front. The unit, which provides protection of critical infrastructure, received the cars. SUVs will serve soldiers during missions.

15 camouflage costumes; 8 camouflage nets; 10 FPV drones for testing and combat work were handed over by volunteers of the Zakarpattia Military Support Movement to the needs of the 33rd Brigade.

In the Tiachiv Raion, an entrepreneur organized the illegal “trafficking” of men abroad. The owner of several transport companies simulated international transportation. Instead, he offered conscripts to go abroad for money, adding them to the “Shliah” [“Way”] database for no reason.

Last modified: 17 Січня, 2024