Battles near Avdeevka, 59 military clashes, enemy shelling, attack on the plant in Tula. How will the 697th day of a full-scale war be remembered?
Today the Russians shelled border areas 24 times and settlements of the Sumy region.
96 explosions were recorded. The Khotinskaya, Yunakovskaya, Belopolskaya, Krasnopolskaya, Velikopisarevskaya, Esmanskaya, Shalyginskaya, Sveskaya communities came under shelling, the regional military administration reported.
The enemy attacked the Esman community with mortars and small arms.
The Russian Federation dropped VOG explosive devices from drones on the Velikopisarevskaya community, and also fired from grenade launchers and mortars.< /p>
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Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 59 military clashes occurred during the day.
In just one day, the enemy launched 4 missile and 69 air strikes, and carried out 50 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in civilian deaths and injuries. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.
In the Avdeevsky direction, our defenders repelled 5 attacks near Novobakhmutovka, Stepnoy, Avdeevka and 9 more attacks south of Severny, Pervomaisky and Nevelsk Donetsk, where the enemy unsuccessfully tried to break through the defenses of our troops.
The enemy does not refuse intentions to dislodge our units from bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnieper, where the enemy made 6 unsuccessful assaults on the positions of our troops.
More details about the operational situation as of 18:00 on January 21 – news.
Russian occupation forces launched artillery strikes on the village of Peschanoye, Kupyansky district. As a result of the shelling, a local resident was killed, the Kharkov Regional Military Administration reports.
“The night before, Russian invaders launched an artillery strike on the village of Peschanoe, Kupyansky district. A local resident born in 1950 died from his injuries,” – the message says.
Tonight, in addition to drone strikes on an oil refinery terminal in Russian Ust-Luga, Ukrainian drones hit the Shcheglovsky Val plant in Tula.
This was reported by a Public source in the Ukrainian special services.
The plant, in particular, produces the Pantsir-S air defense system. Drones also hit the Smolensk and Oryol regions.
The Novatek plant on the Baltic Sea coast, attacked by SBU drones, ceased operations.
“According to Novatek, the Ust-Luga gas condensate processing plant stopped all technological operations. There were no casualties,” reports Bloomberg, citing information from the Novatek company. The publication also noted that, according to the company, “the fire was the result of “external influence,” but did not specify the details.
The port of Ust-Luga is one of the two main export sources of energy in the Baltic sea, located approximately 130 kilometers southwest of St. Petersburg.
The plant processes stable gas condensate into oil, and also ships petroleum products to foreign markets and is located in the coastal zone next to a specialized terminal where the products are stored. In 2022, the enterprise processed about 7 million tons of gas condensate. Condensate is a by-product of natural gas and oil production. As the SBU noted, this terminal is one of the newest and most important in the Russian Federation. It operates for export, but also supplies fuel to Russian troops.
The intelligence service adds that after the attack, all tankers located at the terminal moved far out to sea – their loading was disrupted.
Police have identified five people who recently attacked the apartment of journalist Yuri Nikolov in Kyiv. They covered the door with postcards and demanded that the man come out to her. The attackers recorded their actions on mobile phones. “Residents of the Kiev, Zhytomyr and Cherkasy regions are involved in the commission of the offense,” the National Police reported.
Law enforcement officers conducted searches at the places of residence of the defendants, investigative actions are ongoing with the violators.
< In addition, the police seized material evidence, including computer equipment and mobile phones, which were used to record offenses and plan illegal actions. website. We hope that tomorrow there will be more good news.
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