• 25/07/2024 11:36

The main thing for Saturday, January 13: the assaults near Avdeevka and Marinka were repelled, the visit of the new head of the French Foreign Ministry

Battles near Avdeevka, 49 military clashes, enemy shelling, a fire in the capital's shopping center, elections in Taiwan. How will the 689th day of a full-scale war be remembered?

The main thing for Saturday, January 13: the assaults near Avdiivka and Marya were repulsed ></p>
<p>The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported, that during the day there were 49 military clashes.</p>
<p class=In just one day, the enemy launched 32 missile and 65 air strikes, and carried out 42 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. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

In the Avdeevsky direction, our defenders repulsed 5 attacks in the areas of Novobakhmutovka, Avdeevka and 10 more attacks in the areas of Severny, Pervomaisky and Nevel, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, unsuccessfully tried to improve the tactical situation.

In the Maryinsky direction, the Defense Forces continue to contain the enemy in the Krasnohorivka and Novomikhailovka areas of the Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, unsuccessfully tried 16 times to break through the defenses of our troops.

More details about the operational situation as of today at 18:00 on January 13 – in our news.

All day the aggressor was preparing for the Nikopol region. Opened fire from artillery 5 times, sent almost a dozen kamikaze drones.

This was reported by the head of the Dnepropetrovsk Regional Administration Sergey Lysak.

The regional center, Marganetskaya, Mirovskaya and Krasnogrigoryevskaya communities were under attack.

High-rise buildings, 6 private houses, several outbuildings, cars, power lines. Broken garage cooperative. A fire broke out there, which has already been tamed.

No people were hurt.

Let us remind you that this morning air defense shot down two enemy missiles over the Dnepropetrovsk region. Enemy targets were shot down in the Krivoy Rog region.

In the evening address on January 13, President Vladimir Zelensky said that he had held several international meetings today.

The first meeting was online – with the leaders of the Bulgarian parliamentary coalition. The parties discussed general security in Europe. The President thanked the coalition leaders for understanding that Russian aggression poses a threat to the happiness and well-being of all European nations.

Also today I had a meeting with the new Minister of Foreign Affairs of France. It is very symbolic that Mr. Minister’s first visit is to Ukraine and precisely at a time when Russia is trying different ways to increase the number of strikes against Ukraine and the ability to bypass our air defense. I am grateful to all states and, in particular, to France for the very serious strengthening of our air shield, for the constant support on the battlefield for our soldiers, for assistance to our people,” the president said.

He noted that today the parties discussed defense needs, including the joint production of drones and artillery, and the further strengthening of air defense.

The Cosmopolitan shopping and entertainment center burned in the Solomensky district of Kiev “.< /p>

The State Emergency Service reported that at 15:57 rescuers received a message about a fire on the street. Vadim Getman. As of 16:58, fire suppression continued.

The State Emergency Service noted that about 200 people were evacuated while extinguishing the fire. 13 units of fire and rescue equipment and more than 50 rescuers worked at the scene.

Kyiv Mayor Klitschko said that three victims of the fire contacted doctors. They are a woman and a man who work there and an 8-year-old girl who was at the mall. All with complaints of poisoning by combustion products.

On Saturday, January 13, presidential and parliamentary elections were held in Taiwan. Candidate Hou Yu-yi of the Kuomintang, the main opposition force in Taiwan, admitted defeat. The candidate of Taiwan's leading Democratic Progressive Party, Lai Qingde, wins the island's presidential election, which China called a choice between war and peace, writes Reuters.

Lai had two rivals in the fight for the presidency – Hou Yu-yi of Taiwan's largest opposition party, the Kuomintang, and former Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-chie of the small Taiwan People's Party, founded in 2019.

Taiwanese media previously reported preliminary vote count data in which Hou came in second with about 2.7 million votes, while Ko received slightly more than two million votes.

More information in the news.

The most complete picture of today is on our website. We hope that tomorrow there will be more good news.

Let's hold on and bring Victory closer!


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