The three hundred and tenth (310) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.


The three hundred and tenth (310) day of heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the large-scale russian military invasion continues.

Northern Oblasts


At night, the russians tried to attack Kyiv with 7 kamikaze drones. 2 of them were shot down on the approach to the capital, and the other 5 were shot down over Kyiv. Windows in a 26-story residential building were damaged as a result of falling debris in the Holosiivskyi district.

The administration building was also damaged. There are no casualties.

Kyiv returns to scheduled blackouts. Energy workers managed to stabilize the situation in the city.

Metropolitan rescuers received a new fire truck. German and Polish partners handed over the MAN car to the capital. German friends financed the production of this car, and Polish partners produced it in the shortest possible time.

Kyiv Oblast

In the Bucha raion, previously discovered explosive objects were liquidated.

Irpin polyclinics for adults and children received a new generator with a capacity of 170 kW, which allows you to continue full-time work during power outages.

Zhytomyr Oblast

On December 30, in Zhytomyr’s St. Michael’s Cathedral, they said goodbye to serviceman Oleksandr Zagursky. He died in battle in Donetsk Oblast on December 21.

In Zhytomyr, geography and natural science teacher Maksym Dengin collects electronic devices – laptops, tablets, smartphones – and hands them over to students of Izyum Lyceum No. 6 in Kharkiv Oblast. He started this volunteer project together with his friends on October 31, immediately after the deoccupation of his native Izyum.

The coordinator of “Active Community” in Zhytomyr spent an information hour with bandurist, singer, activist, volunteer Svitlana Nikonorova. They talked about volunteering. Where to start? What do you need to know for this? How to make assistance effective? Do I need to get a permit for volunteering? It is expected that this information will help the people of Zhytomyr to be useful and legitimize their volunteer activities.

Chernihiv Oblast

Yesterday, russian troops shelled two border communities of Chernihiv Oblast: Semenivka and Novgorod-Siverskyi. Observers recorded five explosions in the Semenivka community. At the Novgorod-Siverskyi community, the russians fired mortars – eight explosions, barrel artillery – 18 explosions, rockets – five explosions.

Today, the russians again shelled Semenivska community in Chernihiv Oblast. A 41-year-old woman died in Semenivka.

Today in Chernihiv Oblast they said goodbye to senior soldier Mykola Morzhov and sergeant Serhii Pavlushchenko, who died in battle with the russians.

In Chernihiv, on December 29, 11 military servicemen of the Chernihiv Oblast were awarded the orders of Bohdan Khmelnytsky III degree and “For Courage” III degree. Nine – posthumously. State awards were handed over to the families of the victims and handed over to the fighters by the head of the Chernihiv Oblast Military Administration Vyacheslav Chaus, the commander of the troops of the “North” OK Major General Viktor Nikolyuk and the commander of the military unit of the National Guard of Ukraine Ihor Orynko.

Sumy Oblast

On December 29, the russians shelled the communities of Bilopillya, Krasnopilska, and Velika Pysarivka. A private house was damaged by mortar fire in the Bilopillya community: windows were broken and a fence was destroyed.

At night, the enemy shelled the Shalygin community with mortars. The Znob-Novgorod community was hit by self-propelled guns around midnight. In the morning, the Myropil community came under mortar fire from the russian side.

In Sumy, they said goodbye to defender Maksym Chevguz, who died in Donetsk Oblast.

Eastern Oblasts

Kharkiv Oblast

Yesterday, the enemy launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine. Many enemy missiles were shot down by the forces of our air defense, but there are also those that hit infrastructure facilities in Kharkiv and the oblast.

As a result of an enemy missile attack, 2 civilian men aged 55 and 54 died, and a 52-year-old man was hospitalized with injuries. Doctors assess his condition as serious.

Also, during the day, the enemy fired artillery at settlements located near the contact line and the border with the russian in the Kupyansk, Chuguiv and Kharkiv raions. A 60-year-old man died in Kupyansk due to enemy shelling.

Demining is ongoing in the region. During the day, 29 explosive objects were removed and neutralized. In the village of Snizhnivka, Izyum raion, a 43-year-old man was blown up by an unknown explosive device. He was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

Donetsk Oblast

On December 29, it became known about 1 civilian killed by russians in Donetsk Oblast, in Bakhmut.

In total, since the day of russia’s full-scale war with Ukraine, russian rockets have claimed the lives of 1,282 civilians in Donetsk Oblast, and injured another 2,799 people.

It is still not possible to establish the number of victims in Mariupol and Volnovakha.

Pokrovsk and Pokrovsk raion

In the east of the Pokrovsk raion, there was a lot of noise in the Kurakhivska community – power lines were damaged in Gostroma, and in the morning there was shelling in Dalnyi. Single arrivals were recorded in Marinka and Avdiivka.

Thanks to the coordinated work of the humanitarian headquarters of the Pokrovsk city military administration, which actively cooperates with many foundations and organizations, residents of the Pokrovsk community continue to receive humanitarian aid. Volonterska sotnia NGO and Team4ua, as part of the World Food Program, issued 1,500 kits containing long-term food products to the residents of Sonachny and Lazurny microdistricts.

As part of the Marathon of Good Events, organized by the Donetsk Regional State Administration for the students of the Avdiyiv community in the city of Kropyvnytskyi, the play “The Grinch – the thief of the New Year’s holiday” took place in the Kirovohrad Oblast Philharmonic.

And in Lviv, a New Year’s holiday was held in the first academic Ukrainian theater for children and youth. The performance “Duck” created a fabulous atmosphere of New Year’s mood, children received sweet gifts, many impressions and emotions.

Bakhmut and Bakhmut raion

In the afternoon of December 30, the russian military launched two missile strikes on Kostyantynivka. The explosions in the city rang out around 12:00. The enterprise building and private residential buildings were damaged. Broken windows, mutilated roof of one of the houses. There were no casualties or injuries as a result of the shelling.

Volnovakha and Volnovakha raion

On the Volnovakha direction, Vugledar was again under artillery fire, and in the middle of the night, Bagatyr of the Veliki Novosilky community was hit by 2 rockets – the windows, doors and facade of the church were damaged, and the auxiliary premises of the coffee shop were destroyed. No victims.

Kramatorsk and Kramatorsk raion

In the Lysychansk direction, Serebryanka of the Siversk community, as well as Toretsk and Zarichne of the Lyman community came under fire. There were no casualties.

The city’s heat supply is gradually being restored. Communal services are working to eliminate surges of heating lines.

In Kramatorsk, on the eve of the New Year, on December 30, a monument to the russian poet Alexander Pushkin was dismantled. Up to 3 thousand hryvnias were spent from the local budget on dismantling. The chest will be temporarily stored on the territory of one of the municipal enterprises of the city. His further fate will be decided after the New Year. 


Even before the New Year, the occupiers continue to destroy Mariupol. Dozens of buildings were forever erased from the map of the city.

Photos from the blockaded Mariupol were recognized as the best photos of 2022 by the New York Times and the Guardian. A photo of a pregnant woman being carried out of the maternity hospital was included in the New York Times best photo. It was taken by Ukrainian photojournalist Yevhen Maloletka on March 9, when the hospital was targeted by russians.

The British edition of The Guardian included a photo of Dmytro «Orest» Kozatsky from «Azovstal» in the list of the best photos of last year. It was at this time that Ukrainian defenders defended the metallurgical plant and the city from the russian invaders.

Luhansk Oblast

Ukrainian troops advanced 2.5 km in the direction of Kreminna in a week. The russians are preparing defensive structures along the river. The occupiers evicted local residents who lived in the direction of the front line, the houses of Kreminna residents were occupied by russians.

Southern Oblasts

Odesa Oblast

Yesterday, during a massive missile attack on Ukraine, the enemy directed missiles from Tu-22m3, Tu-95ms strategic bombers, surface and underwater missile carriers from the Black Sea to the southern Oblasts.

The russians hit a critical infrastructure facility in Odesa Oblast, and in one of the raions of the Oblast, debris from a downed enemy missile damaged a private residence. People were not injured.

Air defense forces shot down 21 cruise missiles in Odesa Oblast, 2 in Kherson Oblast, 1 in Mykolaiv Oblast.

The Odesa energy security program is already in operation. Thanks to the help of European partners, two generators of 1250 kW each were obtained. They will be installed at the boiler houses that supply large neighborhoods of the city. Thus, another 60,000 residents of Odesa will be guaranteed heat in the event of a lack of electricity.

In the Information Security Center of Odesa, a training was held for displaced youth on the topic: «Rights and algorithm of actions of internally displaced persons as a result of the armed aggression of the russian federation» The training was conducted by attorney Dmytro Popravka. This event was a continuation of the job fair that took place the day before, where young people had the opportunity to communicate with more than thirty employers.

Mykolaiv Oblast 

Yesterday, as a result of rocket fire, a warehouse of a private enterprise in one of the settlements of the Kobleve community was destroyed. There are no casualties.

During the day, December 29, the enemy carried out artillery strikes on the water area and the port area of ​​the Ochakiv community. There are no casualties.

Also yesterday, infrastructure and residential buildings were damaged in the settlement of Voskresenske community after a missile strike. There are no casualties.

In Mykolaiv, Pervomaisk, Voznesensk and Bashtanka raions, the day and night passed relatively calmly.

Kherson Oblast

On December 29, Beryslav, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Chornobayivka, and Stanislav came under fire from the russian army in the Kherson direction.

Operational-tactical and army aviation of the russian federation operated in the area of ​​the village of Novosilka, Beryslav raion.

This morning, the russian army once again shelled Beryslav. The shells hit the yard next to the high-rise building. There are no casualties or injuries. photo

During the day, the russian occupiers shelled the territory of Kherson Oblast 81 times, Kherson — 27 times, with artillery, small arms fire and mortars. A store, critical infrastructure facilities, industrial enterprises, private and apartment buildings were hit, one person was wounded.

Over the past day, the pyrotechnics of the Kherson Oblast State Emergency Service have defused 73 explosive objects.

The deputy head of the occupation administration of the Kakhovka raion will be tried in absentia in the Kherson Oblast. Currently, the collaborator has been declared wanted.

Since the de-occupation of Kherson, it was possible to evacuate more than 500 elderly people and residents with limited mobility, including 300 patients of a psycho-neurological boarding house.

Central Oblasts

Dnipro Oblast

For the second night in a row, the russian occupation army is sending drones to Dnipro Oblast. All 5 kamikaze drones over the Oblast were shot down at night. In the Nikopol Oblast, the Marganets community came under attack. Almost 30 shells from heavy artillery flew there.

Fighters from Dnipro Oblast died at the front: Viktor Pronin, Oleksandr Bagdeev, Yevhen Kolisnikovich, Oleksandr Velikov and sergeant Gennady Shaganenko from Kamyanske, Vasyl Sapiga and paramedic Tymofiy Semka from Kryvyi Rih, Serhiy Mishchuk from Zelenodolsk, Valery Kryvoshey from Bozhedarivka community, Nazar Gubskyi from Zhovti Vody, senior sergeant Andriy Alekseevets from Nikopol Oblast. Bright memory of Heroes.

In Pavlohrad, the police reported suspicion of collaboration to a woman who supported the actions of the aggressor country. She shared pro-russian posts on her personal page in a banned social network.

Law enforcement officers from Nikopol visited their colleagues who serve in the Kherson Oblast. Necessary items and food were brought to colleagues, and local children were treated to goodies.

ATB Company handed over a new batch of surgical equipment to the Mechnikov Hospital in Dnipro.

In Dnipro, football fans play with a tube from an M777 howitzer shell, painted with Petrykivka painting. To participate, you need to make a donation of 200 hryvnias or more to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The profit will go to support FC Dnipro fans who serve in the ranks of the Armed Forces.

Kirovohrad Oblast

On December 30, in Kropyvnytskyi, on the Alley of honorary military burials of the Far Eastern cemetery, the commander of mortar, 41-year-old junior sergeant Serhii Antonov was paid his last respects. Serhii Antonov was killed on December 24 near the village of Ploshchanka in Luhansk oblast. A native of Kropyvnytskyi, he graduated from school №23 in Balashivka and worked as a railwayman.

On December 30, a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ihor Bezreka was laid to rest in the village of Oleksandrivka in Kropyvnytskyi raion. He was born in 1979. The war took the life of a soldier on December 23. God bless the memory of the Heroes. 

Poltava Oblast

Hostile tank shelling ended the life of defender Valentyn Kurinevskyi from Poltava oblast. The warrior was performing combat tasks in Donetsk oblast. Defending Ukraine from occupants, Valentyn Kurinevskyi was killed on December 25 near Vodiane village during tank shelling.

In Poltava oblast, reconnaissance man-machine gunner Valerii Chetveryk was laid to rest. The defender with the call sign “Chichia” worked as a trucker before the war. The warrior laid down his life for the independence of Ukraine in the battles for Donetsk oblast.

Ihor Kuznetsov, a squad leader of a platoon of unmanned aerial systems born in 1991, planned to become a priest after the victory. He was killed on July 13 as a result of artillery shelling near Siversk in Donetsk oblast.

Two more defenders from Poltava oblast fell in the struggle for our freedom: 28-year-old Oleh Babenko was from the village of Kybintsy in the Myrhorod community. He died on December 28. And on December 20, Vitalii Brovin was killed near the village of Bilohorivka in Luhansk oblast. The man was 34 years old. He lived in the Hlobynska community. The warrior had the rank of senior soldier.

Violators of curfew on New Year’s Eve in Poltava oblast will be checked and taken to police stations. The patrol has the right to stop such violators to check documents. In case of the absence of documents, the person may be taken to the police station.

Another 1320 sets of clothes were delivered from Poltava oblast to the military of the territorial defense brigade. Among the items are winter jackets, trousers, hats, underwear, and gloves for a total amount of UAH 16.7 million. In total, during the year, UAH 210 million was allocated from the regional budget for the provision of military and law enforcement, defense, and security needs. 

Poltava authorities plan to compensate the cost of generators to entrepreneurs in exchange for services to citizens. They plan to sign a social agreement with businesses that apply for reimbursement. In the event of a blackout, entrepreneurs will have to work and provide Poltava residents with goods or take on the role of heating points.

Western Oblasts

Khmelnytskyi Oblast


The military unit stationed in Kamianets-Podilskyi was visited by members of the city organization of Plast – National Scout Organization of Ukraine. The Plast members handed over the Peace Light of Bethlehem, emphasizing that this year for Ukraine it symbolizes first of all our future Victory. In turn, the servicemen of the military unit signed the flag and presented sweet gifts to the scouts.

Rivne Oblast

In Rivne oblast, four defenders of Ukraine were sent on their last journey. Residents of the Dubrovytsia community said goodbye to warrior Bohdan Kotiash. He was called up for mobilization and performed duties in the Border Guard Service units. Unfortunately, the soldier’s life ended suddenly.

In Rokytne raion, a human corridor of honor for the fallen Hero Petro Kravets was held. The hero was killed on December 22 as a result of mortar shelling in Bakhmut, Donetsk oblast.

In Varash, they said goodbye to the Hero Vasyl Litvinchuk. On December 23, a 38-year-old senior driver of a rifle company came under mortar fire in Bakhmut.

The Boremel community said goodbye to a soldier, Petro Sukhodol. Petro was killed on December 21 in a battle in Bakhmut.  

Today Rivne said goodbye to the defender of Ukraine Sergeant Serhii Salo. Serhii served near Bakhmut, and later his unit was transferred to Kharkiv oblast. In Kupiansk raion the heart of the 44-year-old sergeant stopped on December 22. Eternal glory to the Heroes.

Chernivtsi Oblast

Bukovyna said goodbye to the servicemen who defended their native land from russian invaders at the cost of their lives. Soldiers Vasyl Oliynyk was sent on his last journey in the village of Ivanivtsi, Roman Yashchuk – in the town of Novoselytsia.

For dedication to the protection of state sovereignty: Leonid Krents from Bukovyna was posthumously awarded the Order “For Courage” of the III degree.

Yuriy Kalenchuk from the village of Zavoloka in the Kamianska community, together with fellow villagers, makes trench candles. Since October, the man has already sent more than 3000 of them to the military on the front line. He set up production in his garage. 

The community of Nedoboevtsi sent humanitarian aid to the defenders on the front line: sweets, salads, clothes, trench candles, etc. Also, letters from Bukovinian students were sent to the military. 

Two families of IDP medics who work in Sokyriany hospital will celebrate the New Year in new apartments. Housing for them was arranged in the former surgical department. The apartments, the keys to which have already been received by the owners, have been renovated, and have electricity, water, heating, and household appliances.  

The IV International Forum of Inclusiveness was held in Bukovyna. Its purpose is to draw attention to the need to build an inclusive society in Ukraine and to demonstrate successful projects. The event was attended by public activists, representatives of charitable foundations, and local governments. They shared their experience in implementing inclusion in various fields.  

Zakarpattia Oblast

Zakarpattia presented its own digital humanitarian and communication portal. Now the region has its own ” Zakarpattia Diia”, only with different functionality and purpose. Work on this project began before the outbreak of large-scale war, and now it is fully operational. Here, everyone can find or add the necessary information: vacancies, humanitarian aid, business support, housing, social support, donations, assistance to the Armed Forces, and much more. 

These days, Ukrainians, who suffered in the war, – both children and adults, as well as orphans, people with disabilities, and low-income residents of Uzhhorod and Uzhhorod district – are receiving New Year’s gifts from German philanthropists. The packages are delivered by volunteers of the Center for Humanitarian Aid “Owl’s Nest”. 

Last modified: 31 Грудня, 2022