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The main thing for Thursday, January 18: 114 military clashes, UAV attack on an oil depot in the Leningrad region, Artillery Coalition

Battles near Avdeevka, 114 military clashes, enemy shelling, latest results of Gradus Research. How will the 694th day of a full-scale war be remembered?

The main thing for Thursday, January 18: 114 military clashes, attack

shelling of Orekhov, Zaporozhye region

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 114 military clashes occurred during the day.

In total, during the day the enemy carried out 1 missile and 48 air strikes, carried out 38 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on 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 Kupyansky direction, our defenders repelled 18 enemy attacks in the areas of the settlements of Sinkovka, Petropavlovka, Tabaevka, Berestovo, Kharkov region, where the enemy tried to break through the defenses of our troops.

In the Limansky direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 14 enemy attacks in the areas of Ternov, Yampolevka, Donetsk region and 7 more attacks in the areas of Serebryansky forestry, Belogorivka, Lugansk region, where the enemy unsuccessfully tried to break through the defenses of our troops.

In the Avdeevsky direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled 22 enemy attacks in the areas of Novokalinovoe, Novobakhmutovka, Avdeevka and another 14 attacks in the areas of Pervomaiskoye and Nevelskoye.

More details about the operational situation as of 18:00 in our news.

A coalition of artillery for Ukraine was opened in Paris. It will be led by France and the United States, and “the goal is to combine the efforts of the participating countries to help Ukraine have, in the short and long term, artillery forces adapted to the needs of the counter-offensive and its army of the future,” Le Monde quotes a statement.

< Participants The coalition now consists of 23 countries. The artillery coalition is part of the Ukrainian Defense Contact Group's "capability coalition."

Several such coalitions have been created in recent weeks: the UK and Norway are leading a coalition dedicated to naval weapons, Estonia and Luxembourg is the coalition on information technology, and the United States is leading the coalition on air power.

Details are in the news.

The attack of Ukrainian drones on the night of January 18 on an oil depot in the Leningrad region of the Russian Federation is a special operation of the Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, reports Ukrayinska Pravda, citing sources.

“This is a power steering operation using modern Ukrainian means. Data collection continues, there are confirmed hits on targets. From now on, military facilities in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region are within the reach of Ukrainian forces,” the source said.

Intelligence also reported that this was not the first time Ukrainian drones attacked the Leningrad region of the Russian Federation.

“Not the first time, but there are differences, and the enemy felt them,” the interlocutor said.

The reasonable cost of travel on the Kyiv metro is more than 30 hryvnia, but until the end of the war the price of tickets will not be increased. The head of the Kyiv Metro, Viktor Braginsky, spoke about this in an interview with LB.ua.

The tariff was last raised in 2018. At that time, the metro's electricity costs amounted to 466 million hryvnia.

“In 2024, we must pay 1.6 billion. Therefore, the reasonable tariff today is more than 30 UAH. But as you have already heard, Vitaly Vladimirovich (Klitschko – Ed.) said that during the war no one will increase the tariff. How much is the city budget will allow themselves to finance transport enterprises (this is not only the metro, but also Kyivpasstrans), so they can,” he said.

More details in the news.

The DBI put on the wanted list a “close relative of a Lviv businessman” suspected of fraud on an especially large scale under martial law, as well as participation in a criminal organization. We are probably talking about the son of Igor Grinkevich – Roman Grinkevich.

DBR press secretary Tatyana Sapyan informed about this on the telethon, answering the question if she could comment on where Roman Grinkevich is .< /p>

The day before, the DBR exposed an organized group involved in transactions involving the purchase of clothing and underwear for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The accomplices caused damage to the state budget of Ukraine amounting to almost a billion hryvnia. Five members of the group have already been informed of suspicion, however, one of them is still hiding.

More details about the case can be found in the explainer “The One and a Half Billion Scandal: What the Grinkevich Family is Accused of” on LB .

The results of the Gradus Research study within the framework of the project “Gradus of Society during the War” showed that Ukrainians are increasingly feeling tired. The majority of respondents (55%) note that fatigue has recently dominated their lives – during the previous wave of the survey in April 2023, 50% of respondents declared this condition.

Among other most common ones states of respondents are dominated by tension (43%), irritation (32%), powerlessness (31%), disappointment (29%), caution (28%), fear (28%) and anger (25%).

< p class="MsoNormal">More results of the survey are in our 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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