The six hundred and seventy-third day (673) of the large-scale armed aggression of the russians against ours continues.


Northern Oblast


In Kyiv, the air alert was announced three times and lasted almost 5 hours in total. In the morning, the capital was activated by dozens of rockets of various types. Air defense forces hit more than three dozen air targets over Kyiv. But there is destruction and victims.

The building of the Lukyanivske metro station was damaged, the entrance to the metro was closed, and trains passed through the station without stopping. The station works as a shelter.

In the Podilskyi district, a warehouse caught fire on an area of ​​approximately 3,000 m2.

An uninhabited multi-story building caught fire in Svyatoshynskyi district; three cars.

In Shevchenkivskyi, there was damage to a residential building, a fire in an unfinished business center, and a fire in a warehouse. People were under the rubble.

In Darnytskyi, there was damage to a residential high-rise building and one private house.

As of 4:00 p.m. in Kyiv, 4 people were killed and 30 injured as a result of a rocket attack. Ten patients underwent operations, they are in intensive care without consciousness. Four victims are in serious condition, ten are in moderate condition. There are no children among those hospitalized. In total, air defense forces shot down 87 cruise missiles and 27 drones during a massive attack on Ukraine: 26 people were killed and more than 120 people were injured.

Students of the Kyiv Polytechnic University handed over the first batch of skids for drones to the Armed Forces. The device is the higher’s own development, which is almost twice as cheap as the offers on the market. The military will be able to use these devices to eliminate russian sabotage groups.

Kyiv Oblast

For more than 2 hours, the enemy attacked Kyiv Oblast with rockets. Air defense forces actively worked on enemy targets. As a result of the russian attack, 11 private houses and 11 cars were damaged, 1 person was injured. Law enforcement officers, Kyiv Oblast bomb squads and rescuers continue to work at the scene. Rescuers were involved in eliminating the consequences of enemy shelling in the Fastiv, Boryspil and Bucha raions.

Zhytomyr Oblast

In the morning, air defense forces shot down a rocket launched by the russian army over the Ruzhynske community. As a result of the fall of the debris, a gap of several meters was formed. Photo

On December 28, at a meeting, the members of the executive committee of the Berdychiv city council decided to provide military personnel and their families with service housing – seven apartments are in question.

Chernihiv Oblast

On December 28, the russian army shelled the border areas of Chernihiv Oblast with FPV drones, barrel artillery and mortars.

Sumy Oblast

In the Esman community in Sumy Oblast, a local resident was injured by shelling from russia last day. 8 communities came under fire.

This morning, russian troops launched a missile attack on Konotop, 5 hits were recorded. An apartment building, a car service station were damaged. Four people were injured.

Two russian UAVs of the “Shakhed” type were destroyed by air defense forces in the sky over Sumy Oblast.

In the afternoon, the russian army continued shelling the region. Consequences are established.

Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Kharkiv was under russian attacks from five in the morning. 20 missiles, S-300 and X-22, were fired over the city, previously, from the Belgorod Oblast. 22 russian missile impact sites were recorded. Enemies struck civilian infrastructure objects, in particular, a depot of a transport company, a partially damaged hospital building, where a rocket hit the ground nearby. Three people died, 13 were injured.

In a hospital in Kharkiv district of Kyiv, as a result of a rocket strike by russian, the windows were broken, the roof was damaged, the patients and doctors were not injured.

On the morning of December 29, a man was rescued from the rubble in Kharkiv after russian missile strikes, who was under the rubble of concrete structures.

An unexploded shell of russian was found in Mashinobudivnyki Park in Kharkiv after the morning attack. 

A 44-year-old man blew himself up on an explosive device in the forest in the village of Vilkhuvatki of the Savin community. As a result of the explosion, he was injured.

Donetsk Oblast

During December 28, the occupiers hit the residential sectors and critical infrastructure of Donetsk Oblast 14 times. 

During December 28, the russian occupiers stormed the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the eastern part of the front 46 times.

One person was killed and two others were injured in shelling by the russian army yesterday.

This year, 820 minors were taken out of 42 dangerous towns and villages of the Donetsk Oblast, close to the front, as part of the forced evacuation of children with their parents. Three more remain with 38 minors, 23 of them in Toretsk. In total, more than 40,000 children remain in the Oblast.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion

During evacuation measures and humanitarian trips, the “White Angels” crew of the Lyman police takes care of animals left without owners. In particular, the police installed facilities for feeding dogs in the village of Drobysheve.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion

In Avdiyivka, the occupiers targeted an apartment building and killed a person.

After midnight today, russians hit Selydove with S-300 missiles. The enterprise was damaged. There was no information about the victims.

Elizavetivka was fired upon by the russians with artillery, aimed at a private home. Two people were injured.


In Mariupol, new facts of alcohol poisoning of the russian occupiers were recorded – from deaths to mild diarrhea. As it turned out, the partisans were engaged in supplying the “necessary” drink to local stores. In occupied Mariupol, the sale of alcohol to military personnel was once again prohibited.

Luhansk Oblast

The occupiers of the russian federation massively bombed Nevske in the Luhansk Oblast. During December 28, the russian air force struck the village about 20 times, one man was wounded.

Southern Oblasts

Mykolayiv Oblast

Three Shahed-131/136 type drones and one Merlin-VR reconnaissance drone were shot down in Mykolayiv Oblast on December 28 and on the night of December 29. The russian military also attacked the communities of Ochakiv and Kutsurub.

38 security officers will be introduced in the Mykolayiv Oblast to strengthen the protection of schools.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Yesterday, the russians struck 186 strikes on 25 settlements in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

8 reports were received about the destruction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities.

Today, the russian military launched a massive missile strike on Zaporizhzhia with Kh-22, Kh-32, Kh-101, and Zircon missiles. The territories of several enterprises of the city became the targets of the enemy. One of the rockets hit an open area, another destroyed a private house, 20 high-rise buildings and three educational institutions. Previously, 13 injured, 7 dead.

One of the enemy rockets was shot down by anti-aircraft missiles in the Zaporizhzhia raion.

Odesa Oblast

Odesa was attacked by drones and missiles at night and in the morning. Three rockets hit residential buildings in Odesa. Several dozen buildings were damaged by debris. One of them hit a section of the residential complex and exploded inside, burning down several floors. 21 residential buildings were damaged, among them two private ones, all others were high-rise buildings. As of 17:00 – 5 dead, 26 injured, including a 6-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl, as well as five law enforcement officers. Debris analysis and search and rescue operations are ongoing. There may still be people under the rubble. 

On December 30, Odesa and Odesa Oblast will mourn those who died as a result of the missile strike.

There are three missile carriers with a total salvo of 16 Calibers in the Black Sea.

Kherson Oblast

The russian army shelled Kherson Oblast 121 times yesterday. They hit residential areas, a post office in Beryslav Raion and an educational institution in Kherson. Three people were wounded.

In the morning, russian troops dropped explosives from a drone on Beryslav. They hit a local resident who was riding a scooter. Also, a resident of Chervonyi Mayak, who came under russian shelling yesterday, was admitted to the hospital.

Russian troops attacked Korabelnyi district of Kherson in the afternoon. Three men were wounded.

At night, over Kherson Oblast, air defense forces destroyed a russian drone of the Shahed-131/136 type.

Central Oblasts

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

In Dnipro, six people were killed and 30 injured, including a one-and-a-half-year-old child. A rocket hit a shopping center, and shrapnel damaged residential buildings. One of the sections of the maternity hospital was destroyed, but no one was injured, and patients and medical staff managed to take cover. Two schools and a library were destroyed.

In Dnipro, December 30 was declared a day of mourning for those killed in the rocket attacks on the city on December 29.

Two women were injured in Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, as a result of shelling on December 29. They were taken to the hospital with injuries. Preliminarily, 13 private households and outbuildings were damaged in the city, and a power line was hit.

Kirovograd Oblast

The head of the Kirovohrad Regional Military Administration instructed to ensure round-the-clock access to shelters for region residents during the holidays.

Cherkasy Oblast

At night, a mobile firing group shot down a “Shahed” in Zvenyhorod Raion. There were no casualties and no damage. During the subsequent alarms, air defense was also working.

This afternoon, as a result of an enemy attack, a rocket hit a residential sector. According to preliminary information, 51 houses were damaged. As of 18:00, there are 9 victims.

Since the beginning of 2023, Cherkasy Oblast has been on air alert more than 430 times.

Cherkasy Oblast has donated almost UAH 20 million worth of aid for the defenders. This includes 200 FPV drones, DJI Matrice 350 quadcopters, electronic means to counter UAVs, radio stations, night vision devices, thermal imaging equipment, and other necessary items received from volunteer organizations. All of this was delivered to the front line and the anti-aircraft machine gun battalion that defends the sky over the region.

Poltava Oblast

In 2023, the russian army shelled Poltava Oblast more than ten times. Most of the attacks were on Myrhorod and Kremenchuk Raions.

About two hundred people live in the modular town, which was opened in the summer of 2023 in Poltava.

Vinnytsia Oblast

Serhii Maidan, a fallen defender from Vinnytsia Oblast, was awarded the “Defender of the Fatherland” medal. The award was presented to the military’s family on December 29.

Western Oblasts

Rivne Oblast

During the morning air raid alert on December 29, air defense systems were operating in different parts of Rivne Oblast. No people or infrastructure were harmed.

Lviv Oblast

In Lviv, one person was killed and 24 others were injured by a russian missile attack. There is partial damage to 13 high-rise buildings and educational institutions. Cars, 3 schools, and a kindergarten were damaged.

Viktor Kobzystyi, a 44-year-old Ukrainian basketball player, coach and international master of sports of Ukraine, was killed in a missile attack by russia in Lviv.

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

During a nighttime air raid in Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukrainian Air Defense Forces neutralized three ”Shahed” UAVs.

71 actions “Bring Back the Heroes From Captivity” take place in the center of Khmelnytskyi. 35 people whose relatives or friends are in captivity or missing came to support them and each other.

Zakarpattia Oblast

In Zakarpattia, images of soviet soldiers were dismantled in the villages of Zarichovo and Simerky, Uzhhorod Raion.

Last modified: 31 Грудня, 2023