The six hundred and fifty- sixth day (656) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern Oblasts


A powerful hacker attack was carried out on the Kyivstar network, which caused a technical failure.

The operator involved law enforcement officers and special state services to record the circumstances and consequences of work interference. Subscribers’ personal data is not compromised, specialists are working on troubleshooting.

The co-founder of Monobank reported a massive attack on the company.

Kyiv Oblast 

Kyiv OMA takes all measures to ensure that the residents of the Oblast, despite the disruption in the work of “Kyivstar”, receive information about the air danger in a timely manner. The notification system is not working in Bucha, Irpin, Vyshneve, Berezan, Skvyra, Rzhyshchev, Tarascha, Volodarka and Hirske territorial communities. In all these settlements, the “Air Alarm” signal is duplicated by another warning system.

Law enforcement officers have established the identity of the sergeant of the assault brigade of the russian federation, who was involved in the torture of a resident of one of the villages in the Kyiv Oblast during the occupation of the Oblast last year. The russian was accused of war crimes in absentia.

The representatives of NAZK conducted training on anti-corruption measures for employees of the Kyiv OMA and territorial communities.

The Bucha community received humanitarian aid from the Luxembourg City Hall — computer monitors and projectors. The equipment will be transferred for the needs of educational institutions.

Chernihiv Oblast

On December 11, the russians shelled the border village of Klyusy in Chernihiv Oblast. They released 30 mines from a 120-mm mortar on the Snovsk community. Information about the wounded and dead among the local population was not recorded.

In 2024, it is planned to pay 15-20 thousand hryvnias from the city budget to newly mobilized residents of the city of Chernihiv.

Sumy Oblast 

During the day, the russian army shelled 8 communities of Sumy Oblast. 70 explosions were recorded.

On the night of December 12, the russian army shelled three communities of Sumy Oblast. 15 explosions were recorded.

Due to a malfunction in the work of the operator “Kyivstar” in the territory of the Sumy city community, the notification system was temporarily not working. Patrol police officers and rescuers notified about the air alarm.

Eastern Oblasts 

Kharkiv Oblast 

On December 11, in the Kupyansk direction, the Ukrainian military repelled four russian attacks in the Synkivka and Petropavlivka areas.

During the day in Kharkiv Oblast, more than 19 settlements were subjected to artillery and mortar shelling by the russian federation.

In the evening of December 11, the russian federation shelled Kupyansk, an economic building was damaged. A 73-year-old man died as a result of russian shelling in Kupyansk, a 79-year-old man received shrapnel wounds and was hospitalized.

Also, the russian army struck Kupyansk-Vuzlovyi, previously with a guided aerial bomb, damaging a residential building. No one was injured as a result of both hits.

Donetsk Oblast 

Russian troops are actively trying to advance in the direction of the settlements of Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka of the Luhansk Oblast and in the direction of Siversk of the Donetsk Oblast.

Since February 24, 2022, the russians have killed 1,789 civilians of Donetsk Oblast, wounded another 4,373. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

Ukrainian soldiers from the 24th separate mechanized brigade retook one of the tericons, which is located within the temporarily occupied Horlivka.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion

In the Lysychansk direction, a house in Serebryanka of the Siversk community was damaged, and the Lyman community was shelled 5 times.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion

In the Donetsk direction, the russians shelled Kurakhove twice: in the zone of the formation of the industrial zone and the private sector.

The activity of the occupiers in the Avdiyivka area is many times higher than in other directions. Over the past day, December 11, 42 assaults by the russian army were repelled there.

Over the past day, the Ukrainian military has counterattacked to push back the russian occupiers in the area of Stepove, north of Avdiyivka.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

12 houses were damaged in the Horlivka direction in the Toretsk community: 10 in Toretsk and 2 in the North. In Chasiv Yar community, 2 high-rise buildings and 2 private houses were damaged. Minkivka 1 and Rozdolivka are under fire in the Soledar community.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha raion

There are 350 people left to live in the front-line village of Velyka Novoselya, there are no shops or pharmacies. Products, medicines, and humanitarian aid are brought to the village by the “White Angel” police units. This time they brought not only them and hygiene products, but also warm blankets.


The enemy plans to conduct an inventory of land plots and “nationalize” those whose owners refused to re-register the ownership.

The occupiers “decorate” Mariupol for the New Year with the russian tricolor, Soviet stars and a double-headed eagle.

Southern Oblasts

Mykolayiv Oblast

On December 11, one russian drone of the “Shahed-131/136” type was shot down in Mykolayiv Oblast. The russian military also struck the town of Ochakiv of the Ochakiv community and the coast of the Kutsurub community.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

18 settlements are under enemy fire: russian servicemen have struck 74 strikes in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. As a result of enemy shelling, a residential building and an outbuilding were damaged. Local residents were not injured.

In the temporarily captured Melitopol raion of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the occupiers are hiding crimes and the criminogenic situation is growing, as well as increasing the pressure on people who do not have a russian passport.

In the Pology and Zaporizhzhia raion, the power industry restored electricity supply to more than four thousand subscribers who were cut off due to bad weather.

Odesa Oblast

On the night of December 11-12, air defense forces shot down two drones over Odesa. As a result of the russian attack, administrative buildings and technical premises of the sports institution were damaged. People were not injured.

In Odesa, on December 15, the art museum, which was damaged during the russian attack on November 5, will resume its work.

Kherson Oblast

The russian army shelled the Kherson Oblast 125 times last day. Houses were damaged in populated areas of the oblast, a dormitory and an administrative building were also damaged in Kherson. One person died, four were injured.

In the morning, russian troops shelled the center of Kherson. Two men were injured.

The russian army struck Kherson with artillery. A 67-year-old man was injured, he is under the supervision of doctors.

Nine thousand consumers were left without electricity and water as a result of the russian army hitting a critical infrastructure facility in one of the communities of the Kherson Oblast.

The russian army shelled Tyaginka in the Kherson Oblast. A 50-year-old man was injured in his own home. He was hospitalized with contusion, blast injury and concussion.

Central Oblasts

Dnipro Oblast

A russian drone was shot down by air defense forces in the sky over the Sinelnykivka Raion of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the evening of December 11. Also on the night of December 12, the russian army fired artillery at the Pokrovsk and Marhanets communities in Nikopol Raion. No one was killed or injured.

In Dnipro, payment terminals in supermarkets and some GPS trackers on public transport are not working due to a failure of Kyivstar in the morning of December 12. 

Kirovohrad Oblast

At night, during a drone attack by the russian army, air defense in Kirovohrad Oblast destroyed one Shahed-131/136 drone.

On December 12, an exhibition “(Un)visible stories” opens in Kropyvnytskyi, telling the story of life under russian occupation for internally displaced persons. The photo project tells the stories of 9 people who survived captivity, and deportation, suffered war-related sexual violence, or were forced to leave their homes.

Poltava Oblast

The fallen soldier Serhii Bohdan is being asked to be awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine. The serviceman of the “Rage” Joint Assault Brigade was from Poltava. He was defending the country in Bakhmut sector. He was a senior sergeant. He died saving his comrade-in-arms near Kurdiumivka. His family is asking to award Serhii Bohdan the title of Hero of Ukraine (posthumously).

Colonel Maksym Lytvynenko became the new commander of the 116th Territorial Defense Brigade. The former commander of the Poltava Brigade was transferred to another unit.

Two hospitals in Poltava will have reserve military medical commissions. They will work to determine the degree of fitness for military service. The territorial center for recruitment and social support will organize their work.

Western Oblasts

Volyn Oblast

Border reinforcement works continue on the Ukrainian-belarusian border within the Volyn Oblast. Anti-tank ditches are being dug along the entire border. The construction of reinforced concrete barriers and barbed wire fences is underway. Border guards are installing anti-tank concrete pyramids in open areas.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

In the village of Yakhnivtsi, Volochysk community, three memorial plaques were unveiled in honor of Ukrainian defenders who died in the russian-Ukrainian war. They were installed on the facade of the local lyceum. The plaques honored the memory of soldiers Yuriy Figura, Serhii Tkachuk, and Kostyantyn Sushilov, who studied at the school.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

From December 25 to 29, 2023, Ivano-Frankivsk will host the 15th International Christmas Festival “Koliada na Maizlyakh”. All performances will be broadcast on street screens in the city center.

Three patients of the First Volunteer Surgical Hospital have joined a social photo project organized by the medical facility. The heroes of the initiative are military men who lost their legs or arms in the war. The purpose of the photo project is to give the military confidence, and for society to learn to react with restraint to soldiers with prostheses. 

Zakarpattia Oblast

One by one, the communities of Zakarpattia, home to a significant number of Ukrainian Hungarians, are openly appealing to European Council President Charles Michel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to support the start of negotiations on Ukraine’s accession to the EU. Such appeals have already been made public by Bativ, Velykyi Bereznyi, Velykyi Byhan, Vylotske, and Kosonka territorial communities.

15 communities in Zakarpattia presented their results of participation in the “Human Dimension – Inclusive Data for Stability and Development” project. “Under the guidance of qualified mentor managers, they had the opportunity to audit the interests of their residents and implement their necessary cases with the help of grant funds.

 The Movement to Support Transcarpathian Soldiers managed to raise UAH 49,090 at the St. Nicholas Day holiday fair.

Last modified: 14 Грудня, 2023