Battles near Avdiivka, 64 military clashes, enemy shelling, a strike on a hospital in Kherson, a “warm-up” before revenge for Kyivstar. How will the 685th day of a full-scale war be remembered?
President Vladimir Zelensky announced an important meeting of the Headquarters of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief. It was attended in person by the commanders of the main directions and operations.
Together with them, the General Staff, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Strategic Industry and the Ministry of Digital Development, we discussed the topic of providing the front with shells and drones “in every detail.” It was about actual costs, daily needs, division between departments, Zelensky said on Telegram.
“We have systematized current and future contracts, assistance from partners, our own production, in particular, the opening of new lines. We are doing everything to provide soldiers with everything necessary to complete their tasks. Another important topic is air defense. We analyzed the latest Russian strikes and the effectiveness of the Air Force. We agreed on our next steps to strengthen the protection of cities, communities, businesses and critical infrastructure,” he said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, reports The Guardian.
Forum President Bjorge Brende noted that “this is happening against the most difficult geopolitical and geo-economic background in recent decades.”
This year the forum in Davos, which will last from January 15 to 19 in Switzerland Alps, will focus on the theme “Restoring Confidence” and will again include Russia's war in Ukraine in the negotiations, but the war in Gaza will dominate.
The event will be attended by many world leaders and politicians, in particular, Israeli President Isaac Herzog, newly elected Argentine President Javier Miley, French President Emmanuel Macron and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
OPU Head Andrey Yermak reported that a new meeting of national security advisers and political advisers to the leaders of countries on the implementation of the Ukrainian peace formula will take place in Davos.
Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 64 military clashes took place during the day .
In just one day, the enemy launched missile and 29 air strikes, and carried out 17 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. And the aviation of the Defense Forces carried out strikes on 9 areas where enemy personnel were concentrated. Units of the missile forces inflicted defeat on the area of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and 2 artillery assets.
Ukrainian fighters repelled enemy attacks in six directions. The hottest places were in Avdeevsky (21 assaults) and Maryinsky (14).
Read more about the operational situation as of 18:00 on January 9 in our news.
The Russians again opened fire on Kherson at about 14:00 on January 9. The head of the OVA, Alexander Prokudin, reported this on Telegram.
At 14:30, the Kherson OVA clarified that the enemy army launched several strikes on Kherson with different types of weapons. Explosions were heard in different areas of the city.
“As a result of the recent shelling, in particular, the building of a medical institution was damaged. There were no injuries,” the message says.
The Kherson region suffers Russian strikes every day, and in fact civilians are killed every day. Yesterday the enemy opened fire in the area more than 40 times, but there were no casualties. The day before, two people were killed and five were wounded as a result of shelling.
Defense Minister Rustem Umerov, together with the Commander-in-Chief of the country's Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny and Chief of the General Staff Sergei Shaptala, visited the positions of the Defense Forces in the Kupyansk area.
The press service of the Ministry of Defense notes that the commander of the OSU Khortitsa, General -Colonel Alexander Syrsky introduced the situation around Kupyansk, where Ukrainian soldiers are repelling the enemy’s constant attempts to attack.
The Russian occupiers have had no success in this direction.
< p class="MsoNormal" ">“I had the honor to meet with the commanders of the units who are fighting in this direction now. They reported on the situation, current challenges. Decisions will be made in the near future – the enemy will not like it,” Umerov emphasized.
Unknown drones attacked an oil depot in the Russian city of Orel, Radio Liberty reports, citing a statement by the local governor.
According to him, two drones fell on a “fuel and energy complex facility” in the city. He claims the fire has been contained. At the same time, he said, three people were injured. The governor assures that they have moderate injuries.
Hackers of the Blackjack group, allegedly involved in the SBU, broke the Moscow Internet provider M9com and demolished its servers. This was reported by the editor's interlocutors.
We are talking about 20 TV deleted data: the company's official website, branch websites, mail server, cyber protection services, etc. As a result of the hacker attack, some Moscow residents were left without Internet and television.
“Cyber warriors downloaded more than 10 GB of data from the company's mail server and client databases, which they posted for anyone to study,” they reported. sources. .
Hackers said that M9com is one of the “warm-up” attacks before real revenge for the breakdown of the Ukrainian operator.
The most complete picture of today day – on our website. We hope that tomorrow there will be more good news.
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