49 military clashes, enemy shelling, a new aid package from the United States. How will the 672nd day of a full-scale war be remembered?
The enemy carried out 67 air strikes and fired 12 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems and positions in populated areas.
In the Avdeevsky direction, our defenders repulsed 12 enemy attacks east of Novobakhmutovka, Avdeevka and another 15 attacks near Severny, Pervomaiskoye, Nevelskoye.
Instead, Defense Forces aviation attacked 10 areas where personnel and weapons were concentrated and enemy military equipment. Units of the missile forces hit 5 areas where enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated, 2 control points and 4 enemy ammunition.
The occupiers do not abandon their intention to dislodge Ukrainian units from their bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnieper. The enemy carried out 10 unsuccessful assaults on the positions of our troops, received a worthy rebuff and suffered significant losses. Our units stably hold the line, hold their positions and inflict fiery defeat on the enemy.
More details about the operational situation as of 18:00 on December 27 are in our news. class=”MsoNormal”>In December, Russian occupiers shot three Ukrainian prisoners of war in the Zaporozhye region. A video of the crime has been distributed on the Internet.
According to the investigation, Russian army soldiers captured three Ukrainian defenders during a military clash with the Ukrainian Defense Forces near the village of Robotino, Zaporozhye region. An hour later, in violation of Art. 3 of the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, the occupiers shot them, the Office of the Attorney General reported.
“Under the procedural leadership of the Zaporozhye Regional Prosecutor’s Office, criminal proceedings have been initiated for violation of the laws and customs of war, coupled with premeditated murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine),” the message says. This is not the only Russian war crime against prisoners. Within a month, a video of Russian soldiers executing Ukrainian soldiers who had surrendered appeared on the Internet. The use of Ukrainian prisoners of war as a “human shield” on the contact line was also recorded.
Finance Minister Sergei Marchenko said that the discussion on mobilization continues, and the department has many questions regarding its timing, plans and forecast number of persons.
He spoke about this in an interview with Forbes Ukraine. “I would not get ahead of myself just yet, but would give the General Staff, together with the Ministry of Defense, the opportunity to find approaches to this issue and propose a solution, as they see it, as they see the optimization of existing expenses, because we have exhausted our internal potential for financing military needs,” he said He. he.
According to him, it will not be possible to artificially increase costs, because they simply do not exist.
“If we need to find them, then we need to understand in time – they need to be found today, or is it March-April-May, perhaps the second half of the year. That is, I need a picture, as a minister, then we can talk about meeting these needs,” noted the head of the Ministry of Finance.
He does not exclude that he will have to look for opportunities for additional income, additional internal sources. financing. “But it’s too early to talk about numbers, because there is an unformed understanding of the needs on the part of the responsible structures,” he explained.
More details in the news.
Minister for Strategic Industries Alexander Kamyshin said that the first “sprouts” of hybrid air defense of the FrankenSAM type are already being used on the so-called “battlefield”.
The minister announced this at the briefing “Results of activity Ministry of Strategic Industry and Ukroboronprom for 2023, writes “Public”.
According to Kamyshin, Ukraine is now developing its own air defense systems – “large”, “complex”, “expensive”, “long” ” “. The so-called “hybrid” air defenses have already shown their results this winter.
“The first solutions from the FrankenSAM project portfolio are already working on the battlefield. When we were in the United States with the Secretary of Defense, we observed the systems “, developed jointly by Ukrainian and American companies. But today they work on our front line. They can protect critical infrastructure facilities, cities. These solutions allow us to have our own ambulance air defense,” Kamyshin said.
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