The three hundred and ninth (309) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.


Northern Oblasts 


Today, the russians launched an attack on Kyiv with 16 missiles. All 16 were shot down by air defense forces. Debris from a downed rocket damaged a private building in Darnytskyi district and a car parked nearby. Currently, three victims are known in Kyiv. Including a 14-year-old girl. Two nearby houses were also damaged by the blast wave, one of them had a completely destroyed roof.

Rocket fragments also damaged the railway track on the right bank, an industrial enterprise in Holosiivskyi district, a children’s playground in Pecherskyi district, and the roof of a five-story residential building in Solomyanskyi district.

40% of the capital’s consumers are without electricity after the rocket attack. In connection with the necessary safety measures used by power workers during an air alert. Power engineers are currently working on restoring the power supply.

The CEO of Yasno noted that the situation in the capital’s power system is stabilizing, and outages are becoming more predictable.

Kyiv Oblast 

As a result of the morning enemy attack in the Kyiv Oblast, residential buildings in the Vyshneva community and Vyshgorod raion were slightly destroyed, a medical facility was damaged in Glevakha, and 10 private houses were damaged in the Bucha raion.

Currently, about 180,000 subscribers in the region are without electricity. According to the decision of Ukrenergo, emergency shutdowns are in effect.

In Kyiv Oblast, critical infrastructure facilities are equipped with acoustic sensors and video cameras. Having detected enemy missiles and drones, they will transmit this information to air defense.

Irpin strengthens its energy independence every day. This time, four more generators arrived to support the community. They were handed over to the needs of the city by the Embassy of Ukraine in the Czech Republic.

Chernihiv Oblast 

During the 28th of December, russian troops shelled the border region twice. Two communities – Semenivka and Snovsk – came under fire.

Chernihiv Oblast Assembly Center was the first in Ukraine to receive an honorary flag. It was handed over on the 28th of December by the commander of the operational command “North” Viktor Nikoliuk.

On the 29th of December, in Chernihiv Oblast, they said goodbye to two soldiers who served in the Armed Forces: soldier Nikita Tonkacheev and sailor Serhiy Kurbal.

Sumy Oblast

Russian forces shelled 5 border communities of Sumy Oblast yesterday. A total of 70 blows were struck.

Eastern Oblasts 

Kharkiv Oblast 

Today, Kharkiv and the Kharkiv Oblast are under the attack of enemy missiles. Previously, there were 4 missiles, probably S-300, arriving in Nemyshlyansky and Osnovyansky districts. Critical infrastructure is targeted. Rescuers are working on the spot. As a result of the blows of the occupiers, two men were killed, another was injured. Hospitalized in moderate condition.

One of the russian missiles hit a swamp near a private enterprise in the Osnovyansky district.

Late yesterday evening, Kharkiv was subjected to a massive attack by “Shakhed” kamikaze drones. A total of 13 drones were released over Kharkiv. 11 of them were shot down by air defense forces.

There are hits in the objects of the city’s critical infrastructure. No one was hurt. At the moment, work on the elimination of the consequences is ongoing.

Yesterday morning, the enemy launched a rocket attack on the Slobidskiy district of Kharkiv. Administrative and industrial buildings were damaged. A 48-year-old man was injured. He was hospitalized with an explosive injury, the condition is of moderate severity.

During the day, the russian occupiers fired artillery at the settlements of Kupyansk, Kharkiv and Chuguyiv raions, which are located near the contact line and the border with russia. In particular, the cities of Kupyansk and Vovchansk, the settlements of Dvorichna, Kivsharivka and other settlements were under fire. Residential buildings and commercial buildings were damaged. There were no casualties or damage.

Demining works are ongoing in the region. 57 explosive objects were neutralized during the day. However, mine danger remains very high.

Donetsk Oblast 

The night in Donetsk Oblast passed with numerous shellings, but for the first time in a very long time — without civilian casualties.

Since February 24, the russians have killed 1,281 civilians of Donetsk Oblast, wounded another 2,799. The number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha is currently unknown.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion

In the east of the Pokrovsk raion, Kurakhove was the most affected that night — 2 houses, 2 farm buildings and the premises of an enterprise were damaged.

Isolated shelling of Maryinka and Avdiivka was also recorded.

In Pokrovsk, the work of the boiler house was resumed. As for today, work has been launched at 11 facilities.

Benefactors from the Netherlands presented the residents of Pokrovsk with a mobile “Punkt nezlamnosti [Point of Invincibility]”. This will allow assistance to reach a much larger number of local residents.

Today, representatives of the public organization from Ivano-Frankivsk “Promin IF» presented the children of Avdiivka with a real holiday. The little girl, who was forced to move to Pokrovsk with her parents due to shelling by the invaders, received tasty and useful gifts.

Preschoolers of the Lysivka preschool institution «Romashka» of the Pokrovsk community attended an interesting New Year’s event and received sweet gifts. The children’s holiday in these troubled times was given by a local businessman who financed the gifts.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy shelled more than 25 settlements with tanks, mortars, tube and rocket artillery. In particular, these are Spirne, Bilogorivka, Soledar, Hryhorivka, Bakhmutske, Chasiv Yar, Bakhmut, Kostyantynivka, Mayorsk and New York of the Donetsk Oblast.

In the Horlivka direction, a rocket hit the sanatorium in Soledar. This morning, the russians targeted a private house in Bakhmut.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion

The russians launched four missile strikes on Kostyantynivka today. According to preliminary information, there is one injured. Two rockets hit the boarding school, where the resettlement center is now located. One person was injured there. At the time of the attack, 42 ​​people were there. Two other rockets hit near the former cinema and in the courtyard of the dormitory – windows were damaged in the buildings, but no one was injured

Despite the problems with gas and electricity supply in the Oblast, the work of boiler plants is gradually being restored. Today, most of them have already been launched. Others are undergoing commissioning. Communal services work so as not to leave citizens without heat.


Southern Oblasts

Mykolayiv Oblast 

As of 08:00 on the morning of December 29, no shelling was recorded on the territory of the Mykolayiv Oblast.

During the massive missile attack on Ukraine on December 29, one of the russian missiles hit a warehouse of agricultural products in the village of Rybakivka, Mykolaiv raion.

In the Snigurivka community, road workers restored the bridge crossing over the Lyubyn reservoir. The transition runs through the T-1508 highway, which connects the cities of Snigurivka and Mykolaiv.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

At night, the russian invaders once again shelled the suburbs of Zaporizhzhia. The rockets destroyed several buildings, damaged the gas pipeline and the power supply line. Fortunately, there were no casualties.

On December 27, in the areas of Tokmak, Tytove, Chernihivka, Pology, and Berdyansk settlements of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the occupiers lost 3 units of military equipment, a command post, a communications center, and about 230 wounded. This is reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces.

Kherson Oblast

In the Kherson direction, the russian army shelled Respublikanets, Kozatske and Lvove during the past day.

The civil infrastructure of Oleshky and Kherson was also damaged by the shelling of the russian army.

During the day, the russian army shelled the Kherson Oblast 49 times. 12 hits are in the city of Kherson. One person died, nine were injured. A 10-year-old child is among the wounded.

During the shelling of Kherson, shells hit the Oblast cardiology dispensary. The roof, windows and facade of one of the buildings were destroyed. A security guard and a boiler room worker were injured.

Three people were injured in Kyzomys, including a child. A passerby died in Oleshky.

In the Kherson Oblast, russian sabotage and reconnaissance groups try to force the Dnipro every day. They do it under the cover of islands and on small watercraft.

As of today, hryvnias are not accepted in any store or pharmacy in Skadovsk.

The city is restless, there are constant explosions.

The defense forces struck the positions of the russian army on the left bank in the temporarily occupied Chaplynka and eliminated 50 russian servicemen.

After the de-occupation of a part of the Kherson Oblast, law enforcement officers at checkpoints detained 28 fugitive collaborators and people who were involved in the armed formations of the russian federation.


Central Oblasts

Dnipro Oblast

At night, the enemy directed 5 Shahed kamikaze drones to Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. They were all shot down.

Three times during the night, the aggressor hit Nikopol raion. Nikopol and the Marganets community were under attack. Damaged a five-story building, several private houses and 2 power lines.

Yesterday, 7 private houses and 2 farm buildings were damaged in the Chervonogrigorivka community. The shop, car, 20 solar panels are mutilated. Enemy shells also hit 4 gas furnaces and 2 power lines.

During the full-scale war, russian troops directed more than 300 rockets and 5,000 rockets at Dnipro Oblast. 167 civilians died, more than 600 were injured.

During the war, 19-year-old soldier Bohdan Lyagov from Zhovti Vody died in battle. His compatriots took him on his last journey. Bright memory of the Hero.

In Dnipro, about 50 wives, mothers, sisters and brothers of captured fighters of «Azov» held a peaceful protest. They made an installation of a New Year’s table, dividing it into two parts. On one side – homemade dishes and candles, on the other – an iron plate and cup. They wanted to show the difference between a peaceful celebration and captivity.

Since the morning, there have been emergency power cuts in oblast. In the Central district of the city of Dnipro, all boiler houses of the utility company “Zhilservis-Dnipro” were de-energized, and 189 residential buildings were left without heat. Large district boiler houses were also de-energized. There was no water supply in the city until the evening, electric transport did not work.

In Kryvyi Rih, the Security Service of Ukraine is conducting searches in the churches of the Moscow Patriarchate for cooperation with russian special services and spreading pro-russian ideas in the society.

In Marhanets a man was detained who was walking down the street with flags of the banned communist party and agitating for the Soviet Union.

There are 370 thousand IDPs registered in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast. In 2022, they received almost UAH 6 billion of state aid.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Another New Year’s Eve humanitarian flight went to Kherson oblast from Kropyvnytskyi.

The Regional Military Administration team, together with the volunteer organizations “Hearts of Mothers and War Veterans of Krop:hub Kropyvnytskyi”, the city organization of the Red Cross of Ukraine delivered another batch of aid to the shelter for Kherson residents, which is patronized by local theater director Serhii Pavliuk. It includes food, hygiene products, as well as blankets, linen, and pillows.  

In Kropyvnytskyi, the alternative school “Krok” organized a New Year’s fair, during which they managed to raise UAH 17,900. Students presented hand-made products and hand-made goodies for charity sales. They also organized a concert. The event was held in a shelter. All the funds received are planned to be transferred to the hospital.

Kropyvnytskyi coffee shop “Vanilla” collected Christmas decorations for children from Kherson. They organized such a campaign to support the kids and give them a New Year mood. During the week they collected about 150 toys, which will be sent by volunteers to children in Kherson.

Poltava Oblast

Defending Ukraine, 57-year-old warrior Valerii Chetveryk from Kremenchuk was killed in Donetsk oblast. The serviceman had the rank of senior soldier, he was killed near the village of Klishchiivka in Bakhmut raion.

Senior soldier Vitaliy Slynko gave his life for Ukraine. The 25-year-old soldier was a native of the Orzhytsia community. He came under fire and received shrapnel wounds from a mine explosion.

Dmytro Kobelyatskii, a paratrooper-grenade launcher of the 81st separate airmobile brigade from Kremenchuk, was killed on July 13 as a result of a clash with russian troops in Siversk in Donetsk oblast. Eternal glory to the Heroes. 

During yesterday’s speech in the Verkhovna Rada, the President awarded the title of Hero with the Order of “Golden Star” to pilot Vadym Voroshylov from Poltava oblast.

The Security Service of Ukraine confirmed that a resident of Poltava oblast Oleksandr Mamai was served a notice of suspicion. According to the investigation, he disseminated data that was not publicly available neither by the General Staff of the Armed Forces, nor by the Ministry of Defense, nor by other authorized state bodies. The pre-trial investigation is conducted by investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine of Poltava Department under the procedural supervision of the Regional Prosecutor’s Office. He faces imprisonment for up to 12 years.

Western Oblasts

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

On December 29, russia launched another missile attack on Ukraine. One of the missiles hit a residential building in Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, where a woman and a child live. At the time of the hit, they were in the next room. Fortunately, the missile did not explode and the people survived. The enemy also fired at one of the energy facilities in Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, which resulted in a fire on a total area of 50 square meters. The fire was localized, and there were no casualties.

Rivne Oblast 

New Year dishes for the Armed Forces of Ukraine were prepared by the residents of the Hoshcha community. These are olivier salad, cakes, oranges and several buckets of dumplings. Pizzas and sweets were donated by German friends from the charity fund “Ostheimhilft –”. All dishes, as well as camouflage nets and children’s drawings, will be delivered to Mykolaiv and Zaporizhzhia oblasts.  

Internally displaced persons, who now live in a shelter in Dubno raion, began to make trench candles for our defenders. In two months they made almost 400 candles. Also, during the month, a charity event on making trench candles called “Warmth of faith in Victory” was held in the lyceum of Mizoch village. Students, parents, and teachers joined it. They were made during labor training lessons, in the shelter, during air raids, and after school hours. In total, 133 trench candles were made and handed over to the volunteers.  

Zakarpattia Oblast

In Zakarpattia, an old refrigerator was turned into a mobile bathhouse for soldiers of the 68th battalion of the Territorial Defense Forces. According to volunteers, the recipe for happiness for Ukrainian soldiers is several washing machines, two or three generators, clothes dryer, and water heaters.

In Zakarpattia, the “Koliadnytskyi Battalion” will be raising funds for an attack drone. The initiators of the project are volunteers of the Movement to support Zakarpattia soldiers.

Last modified: 30 Грудня, 2022