31 military clashes, enemy shelling, a Russian missile in Polish space. How will the 674th day of a full-scale war be remembered?
Such data was announced by the Minister of Internal Affairs Igor Klimenko. “53 people were rescued today by titans from the State Emergency Service, 8 of those rescued were pulled out from under the rubble. As of now, 30 dead and more than 160 wounded are known as a result of Russia’s massive morning strike on the territory of Ukraine,” Klimenko wrote at 19.29.
On December 29, Russia staged the most massive attack on Ukrainian cities: Kyiv, Lvov, Konotop, Odessa, Dnieper and others. 51 enemy attacks were recorded.
Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 31 military clashes took place during the day.
The enemy launched 134 missile and 60 air strikes, carried out 36 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops populated areas.
The occupiers used about 160 air attack weapons against Ukraine: missiles of various types and attack UAVs. Ukrainian air defense forces and means shot down 88 Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 cruise missiles (in the morning, Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny reported 87) and 27 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs.
The operational situation in the east and south of Ukraine remains difficult.
Defense Forces aviation carried out strikes on 10 areas where personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated and on 3 enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. Rocket force units hit two areas where personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated, three artillery assets, five ammunition depots and two other important enemy targets.
The enemy also does not abandon his intention. drive our units out of the bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnieper. Thus, during the day, the enemy carried out 9 unsuccessful assault operations on the positions of our troops, but Ukrainian soldiers continue to hold their positions and inflict significant losses on the enemy.
Read more about the operational situation as of 18:00 December in our news.
In Kiev, the number of deaths as a result of the Russian attack reached nine.
In the Darnytskyi district, a residential multi-storey and private building was damaged.
In the Svyatoshinsky district, a fire was recorded in a residential uninhabited multi-storey building, in Shevchenkivskyi – a fire in an unfinished business center, damage to a residential building, a fire on the territory garages, fire in warehouses, in non-residential buildings.
More information is in the news.
You can also read about the consequences of an enemy attack in other areas here.
President Vladimir Zelensky visited the positions of Ukrainian fighters in Avdiivka. He awarded the fighters and congratulated them on the upcoming holidays.
The OPU reported that the President visited the forward control and observation post of the 110th separate mechanized brigade named after Coroner General Mark Bezruchko, which is located in Avdiivtsi.
Order of the Golden Star from the head of state Junior Sergeant Igor Timoshchuk received the “Cross of Military Merit” – Senior Lieutenant Evgeniy Baykov. Zelensky also awarded the Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky, III degree, and the Order “For Courage,” III degree.
Zelensky also visited the advanced surgical group of the 59th military mobile hospital of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Northern Region. The President presented the Order of Courage, 3rd class, and the Order of Princess Olga, 3rd class, to the medical workers of the surgical group. communications of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with reference to CyberSprotiv.
Such data became known from a letter from the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, in which he proposes to declare mourning in the city of Novocherkassk in connection with the death of the occupiers.
Defense forces hit an enemy ship on the night of December 25 in the port of Feodosia. The Russian publication Astra, citing sources, reported that at the time of the attack there were 77 sailors at the airborne landing complex in the Feodosia port.
During a massive Russian missile attack on Ukraine on the morning of December 29, an unknown air object flew into Polish airspace, the press service of the Polish Armed Forces reported on Twitter (X).
“In the morning, an unidentified air object entered the airspace of the Republic of Poland from the side of the border with Ukraine and from the moment of crossing the border until the signal disappeared, it was observed by the radars of the country’s air defense system. According to the current procedure, the Operational Commander of the Armed Forces mobilized the forces and means at his disposal,” the statement says. message.
Subsequently, the Polish General Staff confirmed the information that the airspace was violated by a Russian missile, reports RMF24.
Polsat News, citing sources before this said that, most likely, a Russian cruise missile Kh-22 or Kh-101 flew into Polish airspace, then flew again into Ukraine and was shot down by our air defense.
In the Air Force Ukraine says the incident with the flying object should be another signal to partners that Ukraine needs more air defense systems to defend itself and Europe.
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