The six hundred and ninety-fifth day (695) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern oblasts


In the capital, combatants, IDPs and the unemployed will be trained in working professions free of charge. A new occupation can be acquired in 3-4 months.

There is a staff shortage in Kyiv’s utilities sector: almost 1,000 employees have joined the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Employees of Kyivteploenergo, Kyivvodokanal, Kyivkomunservis, Kyivgaz, and other utility companies have been mobilized.

Kyiv Oblast

In Makariv, 10 private houses destroyed by the russians are being rebuilt under the oblast program. Work at two sites has reached the stage of interior refurbishment.

In the Kyiv Oblast, 109 medical institutions have already been restored. In total, 135 such facilities were destroyed as a result of the full-scale russian invasion.

Zhytomyr Oblast

Another train with IDPs from the Donetsk Oblast arrived in Berdychiv. This time, 37 residents, including 14 children and three people with disabilities, came from the combat areas.

Chernihiv Oblast

On January 19, russian troops shelled three border communities in the Chernihiv Oblast.

Sumy Oblast

On January 19, the russian army shelled 4 communities in the Sumy Oblast. 31 explosions were recorded,

On the night of January 20, the russian army attacked five communities in the Sumy Oblast. 18 explosions were recorded.

Eastern oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Around 5 a.m., russia shelled Kupiansk, reportedly with artillery. The shelling damaged a residential building. An unexploded shell was found on the roof of the building.

The General Staff reported 12 repulsed Russian attacks in the Kupiansk sector, namely near Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Tabaivka, and Berestove.

A metro kindergarten started to function in Kharkiv in January: about 1,000 preschoolers aged 5-6 can attend classes at five metro stations.

Donetsk Oblast

Yesterday, the russian army fired 11 times at 8 settlements in the Donetsk Oblast. 31 civilian buildings were damaged.

Ukrainian soldiers repelled 75 russian attacks in the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Shakhtarsk, and Maryinka sectors on January 19.

On January 20, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Honoring the Defenders of Donetsk Airport. The defense of the airport lasted 242 days from May 26, 2014 to January 22, 2015. These were 242 days of resilience and bravery of Ukrainian defenders. The feat of the cyborgs proved that Ukrainians cannot be defeated.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk Raion

Yesterday, the russian army in the Lyman direction began to use the tactics of “meat assaults” with the support of armored vehicles, which it had not used before.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk Raion

On the night of January 20, the russian army fired three missiles at Novohrodivka, the Donetsk Oblast, damaging at least 25 private homes, an enterprise, and a power line.

The occupiers hit the village of Ivanivka with three S-300 missiles. The administrative building, educational institution, hangar, and vehicles were damaged.

The russians shelled Halytsynivka with Smerch multiple launch rocket system and artillery. 8 private houses, an educational institution, and a cultural center were destroyed.

In the Avdiivka direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 14 enemy attacks in the Avdiivka direction and another 19 attacks south of the settlements of Tonenko, Pervomaiskyi and Nevelske.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut Raion

In the direction of Bakhmut, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 4 enemy attacks near the settlements of Ivanivskyi, Andriivka and Klishchiivka.

Southern Oblasts

Mykolaiv Oblast

During the day, the russian military fired artillery at the settlements of Kutsurub and the town of Ochakiv, the Ochakiv community. There were no injuries or deaths.

In addition to “carpet” artillery fire, the russian army intensified the use of FPV drones and drones of other modifications in the Ochakiv direction.

Air defense forces destroyed one “Shahed-131/136” type attack drone over the region.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Russian military personnel raided 15 cities and villages – 70 strikes were recorded. 8 reports were received about the destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities. There were no casualties.

This afternoon, the enemy fired another round of artillery at Huliaipole. Civilian houses were again destroyed and damaged. Fragments of an enemy projectile injured a local resident in his own yard. The police gave him first aid and handed him over to military medics.

The russian army again mined the occupied Zaporizhzhia NPP. Explosive devices are located between the inner and outer fence around the power plant. Last year, in November, the Zaporizhzhia NPP was demined.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled 3 enemy attacks west of Vervove, the Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

Odesa Oblast

On the night of January 20, one russian drone was shot down over the Odesa Oblast.

In Odesa, an action was held in support of prisoners of war under the slogan “Don’t be silent! Prisonment kills!” They demand the release of Ukrainian fighters who have been detained by russia for a long time.

Kherson Oblast

During the day, russian troops shelled the Kherson Oblast 119 times. A critical infrastructure facility and a church in the Kherson Raion were damaged. One person died, three others, including one child, were injured.

Rescuers from the Kherson Oblast extinguished a car fire in Kherson, which was caused by a russian projectile on the evening of January 19. Two more fires, which occurred due to shelling by the russian army, were extinguished in the Beryslav Raion: a house was burning in Beryslav and an outbuilding in Burhunka.

The military of the russian federation stormed the Ukrainian positions on the left bank of the Kherson Oblast ten times in the past day. They suffered losses. Ukrainian soldiers continue measures to expand the bridgehead.

Central oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

russian troops twice attacked Nikopol with artillery on the night of January 20. They hit Nikopol and the Marganets community. They fired half a dozen shells. There are no dead or injured.

Two tons of waste paper and more than seven kilograms of plastic caps were collected in Dnipro as part of the campaign “Hand over recyclables – warm the military.” They received UAH 300,000, which have already been transferred to the Armed Forces.

In Dnipro, an annual action was held in memory of the defenders of the Donetsk airport. 12 cars formed the shape of the Donetsk airport tower. The fallen soldiers were honored with a moment of silence and fireworks were lit.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Gennady Shturka, a volunteer from the Bobrynets urban community of the Kropyvnytskyi Raion, was awarded with the “For the assistance of the army in accordance with the order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny for his significant personal contribution to the development and development of the Armed Forces of Ukraine” award.

The village of Nadlak in the Holovanivsk community handed over 218,000 hryvnias worth of equipment to soldiers of the 121st separate territorial defense brigade. In addition, the soldiers were also given 15 pickaxes, which were made by the workers of the Nadlak fire department.

On January 20, the premiere screening of the film “Over the Horizon” by the local children’s film and television studio “KU-razh” took place in Kropyvnytskyi. This is a film about the inner state of a person experiencing the trauma of war. The film was shot in the summer of 2023 in shelters and forest strips. Children aged 12-17 were filmed in it, among them displaced persons from the temporarily occupied regions of Ukraine.

Cherkasy Oblast

This night in the Cherkasy Raion, air defense forces destroyed an UAV attack. It passed without casualties and destruction of infrastructure.

Poltava Oblast

Hanna Molodyh, a displaced person from Rubizhne, was able to restore her business in the Poltava Oblast. For several years, her brand of plus size women’s clothing “Faina Lady” was successfully developing in the Luhansk Oblast. Starting everything “from scratch” in the Poltava Oblast was helped by a grant for own business under the YeRobota program (ThereIsAJob). In addition, Hanna Molodikh received more than UAH 93,000 in compensation for the cost of equipment under the regional program of support for displaced persons for 2023-2024.

In the Poltava Oblast, almost three thousand medical workers underwent special training under the WHO mhGAP program. They are ready to be the first to listen and support, recognize the manifestations of psychological disorders, and if necessary refer to a specialized specialist.

Vinnytsia Oblast

From the first days of the full-scale war, teachers and students of the Nova Pryluka school of the Turbiv community have been helping the military. Schoolchildren make trench candles and charms for the defenders, and teaching and economic teams make stews, condensed milk and bake pies.

Western oblasts

Volyn Oblast

All visitors were evacuated from the shopping center “PortSity” due to an anonymous report about “mining”. Law enforcement officers are working on the spot.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

At night in Khmelnytskyi, during an air alert, the air defense forces neutralized one “Shahed”. There is no information about destruction or injuries.

A chain of unity and indomitability was formed in the center of Khmelnytskyi by seventy participants of the action “Return Heroes Home – Return Heroes from Captivity”. The weekly Friday event was timed to the Day of the Congregation of Ukraine, which will be celebrated on January 22.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

In Prykarpattia, five employers took advantage of the compensation program for arranging workplaces for people with disabilities, which was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers in August 2023. Last year, 239.3 thousand hryvnias were allocated to these payments.

On January 20, a futsal match was held in Ivano-Frankivsk in support of missing and captured servicemen. Almost 30 veterans and volunteers joined the event to remember them.

Zakarpattia Oblast

The recruitment of participants for the third training course at the Zakarpattia Center for Training the Population for National Resistance has begun.

There are 81 dogs on duty in the Mukachevo border detachment, 43 of them guard the green border, the rest work with dog handlers during the inspection of cars and citizens crossing checkpoints.

Last modified: 22 Січня, 2024