War in Ukraine today: latest news, January 14, 2023 (photo)

It has been the 325th day of the Ukrainian resistance to the russian military aggression. 

What happened in Ukraine today:

Here is operational information of the General Staff as of 6pm:   

The russian occupiers, having no success on the battlefield, continue to destroy the infrastructure and homes of the civilian population. They strike at settlements, violating almost all the norms of the International Humanitarian Law, laws and customs of warfare. So, today, a russian missile hit a residential apartment building in the city of Dnipro. At the moment, 5 civilians are known to have been killed and 39 wounded, including 7 children. The rescue operation continues.

In total, during the day, the enemy inflicted 3 air and about 50 missile strikes.  Today, the enemy has launched massive missile strikes on our territory.

In the morning, the capital was attacked by S-400 (S-300) anti-aircraft guided missiles from the north. 

Later, the terrorist state used high-precision weapons: air-launched cruise missiles Kh-101 / Kh-555, Kh-22, sea-based cruise missiles “Caliber”, and guided aircraft missiles Kh-59 at critical infrastructure of Ukraine. 

In total, the enemy carried out about 28 launches of cruise missiles from various bases and 5 launches of guided aircraft missiles.

The forces and means of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in cooperation with units of other components of the Defense Forces, destroyed 18 cruise missiles and 3 guided aircraft missiles. Counting and clarification are underway. 

In addition, the occupiers carried out 50 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems. 

There is still a threat of air and missile strikes by the enemy throughout Ukraine. 

The enemy does not abandon its intentions to completely seize Donetsk oblast. The invaders focus their main efforts on offensive actions towards Bakhmut. Heavy fighting for Soledar continues. Our warriors repel the attacks of the enemy around the clock. The invaders suffer heavy losses. Also, the enemy is conducting an offensive towards Lyman, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka. Towards Kupiansk, they are trying to improve the tactical position, and towards Zaporizhzhia and Kherson the enemy is defending himself.

Towards Volyn, Polissia, Siversk and Sloboda, no significant changes occurred. No offensive enemy groups were found. The republic of belarus continues to participate in the russian aggression against our state, providing its territory and airspace for strikes, as well as ammunition and logistics.

Mortar and artillery shelling were carried out in Vovkovka and Kindrativka in Sumy oblast and Starytsia, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Strelecha, Ternova, Khatne and Topoli in Kharkiv oblast.

Towards Kupiansk, the areas of Dvorichna, Orlianka, Kotliarivka and Krokhmalne of Kharkiv oblast, as well as Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in Luhansk oblast suffered fire damage.

Towards Lyman, the enemy shelled Makiivka, Nevske, Kreminna and Chervonopopivka in Luhansk oblast.

Towards Bakhmut, Spirne, Vyimka, Bilohorivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Druzhba and Pivnichne in Donetsk oblast were shelled.

Towards Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Vesele, Avdiivka, Marinka, Vodiane and Novomykhailivka of Donetsk oblast came under enemy fire.

Towards Novopavlivka, the enemy shelled Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva and Velyka Novosilka in Donetsk oblast.

Towards Zaporizhzhia, Malinovka, Huliaipole, Dorozhnianka, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Stepove and Plavni in Zaporizhzhia oblast were shelled.

Towards Kherson, Kherson and Dmytrivka of Mykolaiv oblast were shelled by rocket and barreled artillery; civilians were injured.

In order to strengthen the defense capabilities of its units in the left-bank Kherson oblast, the enemy is redeploying. The movement of personnel, weapons, military equipment and ammunition is noted.

The enemy continues to suffer daily losses in manpower which are quite sufficient.

The level of staffing of individual units of the 3rd separate motorized rifle brigade of the 1st army corps, located in the Horlivka area of Donetsk oblast, remains low. And this, despite the recent staffing by mobilized and contract soldiers. It is significant that personnel are forbidden to leave their location , thus the occupiers are somehow trying to prevent desertion.

The russian occupation authorities in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk oblast are monitoring the categories of citizens of draft age who previously had the so-called ‘reservation’. In particular, emergency and utility workers have been warned about this.

Ukrainian aviation inflicted 5 strikes on buildups of the invaders, and rocket forces and artillerymen hit 5 such areas and an enemy’s ammunition depot.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy informs that another terrorist attack by russia affected Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Lviv, Cherkasy, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, and Khmelnytsky oblasts. There were hits in residential sectors and critical infrastructure. 

According to the Air Defense Forces of Ukraine, 25 of the 38 russian missiles of various types were shot down.

DTEK informs that as a result of a massive russian missile attack, two thermal power plants were damaged. One of them stopped generating electricity. This is the 26th terrorist attack on DTEK’s energy facilities.

Recent war events in the east of Ukraine

Kharkiv oblast

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the invaders shelled at least 20 settlements.

Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, reported that this morning the enemy launched a missile attack on Kharkiv. There were two hits with S-300 missiles in Industrial district. Emergency services are working at the site. The scale of destruction and number of casualties is being clarified. The invaders also hit critical infrastructure and industrial facilities in Chuhuiv district.

In the afternoon, two missiles hit the critical infrastructure of Kharkiv oblast. Kharkiv was completely de-energized until 6 pm, the subway and ground transport are not operating.

Yesterday the invaders continued to shell civilians in the border cities and settlements of Chuhuiv, Kharkiv and Kupiansk districts. Dvorichna, Hrianykivka, Kupiansk, Ohirtseve, Strilecha, Vovchansk and other settlements were under enemy attack.

Private buildings in Dvorichna settlement of Kupiansk region were damaged as a result of shelling from MRLs.  2 women were killed, another one injured and hospitalised in a moderate condition. In addition, a 29-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman were injured in Kupiansk region as a result of shelling. Their condition is assessed as moderate.

Mine clearance works continue. 75 explosive ordnance were defused.

For two days in a row, the invaders shelled Chervona Zoria border village of the Zolochiv community with mortars. Head of the community, Viktor Kovalenko, said that yesterday at least 29 mines landed on the territory of the village.

Donetsk oblast

Head of Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, reported that as of this morning, Soledar is under the control of Ukrainian troops. Fighting continues in the city and near it. Yesterday seven people were evacuated. As of 11 am there are intense gun battles. The western part of the city is under the control of Ukrainian troops. Deputy Minister of Defence, Hanna Maliar, informed that as of half past six in the evening, the Defence Forces of Ukraine continue to hold Soledar. Hostilities continue day and night. 

Spokesman of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Serhii Cherevatyi, informed that russians concentrate artillery in certain areas, as they can no longer afford to shoot round the clock along the entire front line.

Head of the Avdiivka City Military Administration, Vitalii Barabash, said that as a result of morning shelling three people were killed and three more injured. 

Last night it was loud in different parts of the frontline from Vuhledar to Lyman.

Towards Volnovakha, Bohoiavlenka, Novoukrainka and Vuhledar were  under attack. There were no casualties.

Towards Donetsk, 2 people were injured in Kurakhove. 6 apartment buildings and 17 private buildings were damaged. Also 1 building in Kurakhivka and building in Zoriane of Marinka community were damaged. During the night there were isolated attacks on the old and central parts of Avdiivka and in the morning there was a massive artillery shelling of the old city – without casualties.

Towards Horlivka, a building of an enterprise in Kostiantynivka was damaged. The situation in Soledar community is tense – Paraskoviivka, Rozdolivka and Soledar were attacked. There was no information about casualties.

Towards Lysychansk, Siversk, Torske and Zarichne of Lyman community were shelled. The extent of destruction is being established.

Aftermath of missile attack. Photo: telegram channel of Pavlo Kyrylenko/Donetsk Regional Military Administration

Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, reported that russians killed 1 civilian in Bakhmut. Another 3 people were injured.

Luhansk oblast

The Defence Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks near Bilohorivka, Chervonopopivka, Kreminna, Ploschanka and Chervonopopivka yesterday. Towards Kupiansk, the enemy fired at Stelmakhivka. Towards Lyman, russians targeted Chervonopopivka, Makiivka and Nevske.

Head of Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Haidai, reported that our defenders do not allow the enemy to advance near Bilohorivka. Towards Kreminna and Svatove, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are moving forward and repelling all russian attempts to counterattack.

According to Luhansk RMA, the occupiers are gathering volunteers by pledging to provide them with the armor in Bilovodschyna. They continue to check the connection devices among civilians.  

Luhansk RMA also noted that unemployment payments are discontinued. To renew them, a russian passport is to be obtained and shown. 

What is happening now in the north of Ukraine

Kyiv oblast

As a result of the morning missile attack, a fire broke out at a critical infrastructure facility in Kyiv oblast. The fire was contained in a timely manner. According to Oleksiy Kuleba, the head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, 18 private houses were damaged in Kopyliv village, Makariv community.

The Kyiv Regional Military Administration reported that russian missile attack on Kyiv hit an infrastructure facility but did not cause critical damage or fire. Missile fragments damaged warehouse buildings in Holosiivskyi district and two cars in Darnytskyi district.

According to the Air Force spokesman Yuriy Hnat, Kyiv was attacked with ballistic missiles coming from the north. According to him, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have no effective means to detect and destroy ballistic missiles or S-300 anti-aircraft missiles flying on a ballistic trajectory. Therefore, the air alarm signal was delayed.

The spokeswoman of the European Commission Dana Spinant informed AFP that one day before the EU-Ukraine summit, a delegation of about 15 European Commissioners will meet with members of the Ukrainian government in Kyiv on February 2. According to her, the list of commissioners has not yet been finally determined.

Nearly 40% of the territory of Kyiv oblast is mine-contaminated as a result of the hostilities. Oleksandr Pavliuk, the commander of Kyiv defense forces, reported that the most contaminated with explosive objects are the territories within Bucha, Brovary and Vyshhorod regions. Since February, the defense forces have checked almost 36.5 hectares of the territory and disposed of more than 200 thousand IEDs.

The specialists of the State Emergency Service of Kyiv Oblast are working to detect and dispose of IEDs. Photo: Kyiv Regional Military Administration

According to the head of the Kyiv regional police Andriy Nebytov, a member of “DPR” illegal armed formations was found in Kyiv oblast. In 2014, the man fought against the Armed Forces, and then settled in Bila Tserkva district. He noted that the stabilization measures, carried out by the regional defense forces 24/7, give their results and are extremely necessary to identify collaborators, saboteurs, “looters” and other offenders.

Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine visited Makariv. The delegation was headed by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Ivana Livkovic. According to the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, the guests visited two kindergartens destroyed by the russian military that were being cleared from debris. Such works are part of the project “Emergency explosive ordnance disposal and debris removal”, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine with the financial support of the Government of Japan.

According to the Yasno CEO Serhii Kovalenko, it will take a lot of time and resources to fully restore the power system, so people should not expect a significant improvement in the situation once the climate warms up. At least, it is required to finish the restoration of the power generation equipment.

Book-photo album “Ilovaisk” dedicated to the events of the Ilovaisk operation in 2014 was presented in Kyiv. The publication contains works by photographers Maksym Levin, Oleksandr Hliadelov, Maksym Dondyuk and Markiyan Lyseyko. The Ministry of Culture and Information Policy reported that work on the book began more than a year ago, but the full-scale invasion and subsequently the tragic death of Levin, who was its main ideological creator, made changes to the project. This book is a tribute to Max Levin.

A page from the book-photo album “Ilovaisk”. Photo: “Detector Media”

More than 100 thousand Kyiv residents voted for the renaming seven city facilities whose names are associated with the russian federation. 83% of Kyiv residents voted for renaming Lev Tolstoy Square and the corresponding metro station to Ukrainian Heroes Square, and Lev Tolstoy Street to Hetman Pavlo Skoropadsky Street. According to the Kyiv City Council, more than 200 streets, lanes, avenues, boulevards, and squares have already been renamed in the capital – Kyiv continues to get rid of the remnants of russian colonial culture. 

Zhytomyr oblast

A memorandum on a new concept of educational programs for the lyceum No.25 destroyed by russians was signed in Zhytomyr. The document was signed by the city council, the international charitable foundation savED, and the Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. According to Anna Novosad, a co-founder of the savED Foundation, not only buildings will be renovated, but educational methods too. During the year, the team will work on developing the concept, strategy and educational programs for the lyceum.

The signing of the Memorandum of Restoration took place on the territory of the lyceum destroyed by russians in Zhytomyr. Photo from social networks

Humanitarian aid, medicines, food, hygiene products and blankets, was delivered to the Rehabilitation Center of the Romanivska Hospital. According to the Zhytomyr Regional Military Administration, 107 servicemen who were wounded while defending Ukraine from the enemy are undergoing rehabilitation in the center.

Around 900 children of Zhytomyr oblast visited the New Year’s location “Iron St. Nicholas” in Kyiv. Events within the festive art project take place on Kyiv Children’s Railway. Children from low-income families, children of servicemen, children from family-type orphanages and internally displaced persons living in the oblast attended these events.

Residents of Verlok village of Radomyshl community have been weaving camouflage nets for Ukrainian military for five months. About fifty men from this village serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The community understands that the net will help save equipment and lives, so everyone, including elderly people and young people, is involved in this process. Local fisherman weaves frameworks for camouflage nets with his own hands. Funds for the materials are being raised on their own.

Radomyshl community weaves camouflage nets for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Photo: social networks

Sumy oblast

Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, the Head of Sumy Regional Military Administration, reported that yesterday, the enemy launched 55 shelling attacks on the territory of Sumy oblast. The russians used mortars, “Grad” MLRS, combat helicopters, missiles, explosive devices, and drones. Esman, Bilopillia, and Krasnopillia communities came under enemy fire.

According to Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, the Head of Sumy Regional Military Administration, power supply is being gradually restored in the oblast in places where it was disconnected. The head called for economic energy consumption to prevent overloading.

“Miskvodokanal” reported that in Sumy, water intake systems did not work due to emergency blackouts in connection with the threat of missile attacks. Currently, water supply is being restored.

Okhtyrka folk ensemble “Kalino-etno” was performing carols in Okhtyrka City Council. Yesterday, the artists of the ensemble sang carols for employees of the council and other institutions of the city.

Folk ensemble “Kalyna-etno” sang carols for the employees of Okhtyrka City Council. Photo from social networks

Sumy team of Ukrposhta purchased a drone for the military. Funds for the UAV and communication equipment were raised with the help of charitable contributions from customers. According to the company head Vyacheslav Marynych, the Ukrposhta branches have been collecting money for the charity fund since last year, and over the last quarter they managed to raise a significant amount.

A car fell into an anti-tank ditch in Konotop district. The incident occurred in Klepaly village: the driver of the car drove to the roadside, and the car overturned into the ditch. The man was injured and taken to hospital.

On January 13, local artists arranged a traditional greeting with festive folk songs for their fellow countrymen in Novi Vyrky, Bilopillia community. This was reported by Mykolaivka community, visited by carol singers. Novi Vyrky is located on the very border with russia, the village lives under shelling and is deprived of transport communication. So the locals especially need support and encouragement.

Artists from Novi Vyrky greeted fellow villagers and officials from Mykolaivka community with carols. Photo: from social networks

Chernihiv oblast

According to the State Border Guard Service, yesterday, the occupiers once again shelled the Semenivka community in Chernihiv oblast. In the morning, the enemy launched 32 rockets near Yanzhulivka village. In the evening, there were 6 mortar bombs near Mykolaivka village.

The Prosecutor General’s Office reported that four russian soldiers stand accused of cruel treatment of civilians. The crimes were committed during the occupation of Yahidne village in Chernihiv oblast. In March 2022, the convicts kept a family of 4 people, including a 6-year-old child, in an unheated cellar. Also, the enemies forced the head of the family to undress in sub-zero temperatures searching for patriotic tattoos. One of the defendants was sentenced to 10 years in prison, the other three – to 12 years.

According to the Police of Chernihiv Oblast, students of regional educational institutions generously donated for police officers of Chernihiv oblast. Children prepared theatrical mini-performances and on January 13 visited district offices: they sang songs, wished good health and soon victory. Law enforcement officers rewarded children with sweets.

Children visited police stations with Christmas carols in Chernihiv oblast. Photo: the page of the Police of Chernihiv oblast

Recent events in the central regions of Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk oblast

Mykola Lukashuk, Head of the Regional Council informs that the enemy again hit the Nikopol region. At night, the Marhanets community was shelled twice.  One of the attacks covered the coastal territory of the Marhanets community. The second blow was directed at Marhanets. The enemy fired artillery shells towards the city. 

The russian supersonic cruise missile Kh-22 from the Tu-22m3 long-range bomber hit Dnipro. Currently, 5 people are reported killed, including 1 child, 35 people saved, including 6 children, 64 people injured, including 14 children. 

Another blow was in Kryvyi Rih, probably by a russian Kh-59 missile. One person was killed and one injured. 1 residential building was destroyed, 22 damaged.  

The enemy continued to shell the Nikopol region. The shells were aimed at the Krasnohryhorivka community.  The air defense forces shot down 6 out of 8 missiles aimed at Dnipropetrovsk oblast. They targeted civilians and critical infrastructure.  

Consequences of a russian missile hitting a residential building. Photo: Mykola Lukashuk

Vinnytsia oblast

Head of the Joint Coordination Press Center of the Defense Forces ‘South’ Natalia Humeniuk informs that in Vinnytsia oblast, one of the missiles hit a critical infrastructure facility. 

Vinnytsia Mayor Serhii Morhunov says that the air defense forces shot down 5 missiles over the oblast. 

Poltava oblast

Head of the Poltava Regional State Administration Dmytro Lunin says that another batch of humanitarian aid was received in the oblast: 28 tonnes of flour, 3.5 tonnes of rice, 2.3 tonnes of oatmeal and 4.3 thousand liters of oil. The aid will be transferred to regional health care institutions. 

Cherkasy oblast

The Zolotonosha community received 10 gasoline and diesel generators from a German partner. These generators are being installed in regions, where heating points will operate.

Latest news from the front of the southern regions of Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia oblast

According to the Main Office of the National Police in Zaporizhzhia oblast, on January 13, the occupiers fired at civilian infrastructure in 18 settlements of the oblast, using artillery, rockets and aviation. 37 houses and infrastructure facilities were destroyed. Prohibited incendiary ammunition was used.

According to Head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration Oleksandr Starukh, on January 14,  in the morning, the enemy army struck Zaporizhzhia with S-300 missiles. 

According to the press service of the IAEA, director General Rafael Mariano Grossi will be in Ukraine next week to establish a continuous presence of nuclear safety and security experts at all the country’s nuclear power facilities, significantly stepping up the efforts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help prevent a nuclear accident during the current military conflict. 

Mykolaiv oblast

According to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Mykolaiv oblast, on January 14, in the morning, Ochakiv and Kutsurub communities of Mykolaivoblast were shelled by enemy multiple rocket launchers. Several residential buildings, private garages and cars were damaged. A fire broke out at one of the civilian infrastructure facilities as a result of the shelling.

According to the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration, on January 13, the delegation of the Kingdom of Denmark headed by Minister for International Development and Global Climate Policy of Denmark Dan Jorgensen visited Mykolaiv. The delegation met the Vice Prime Minister for Reconstruction of Ukraine – Minister of Development of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure of Ukraine Oleksandr Kubrakov. 

Odesa oblast

According to the ‘South’ Operational Command, the night of January 14 in Odesa region passed without air raid alarms and shelling. However, the enemy increased its naval grouping in the Black Sea to seven units, including one missile carrier with eight Kalibr missiles and two landing ships. The storm in the Black Sea has somewhat decreased, but the mine danger remains high.

Kherson oblast

According to the Kherson Regional Military Administration, on January 13, russian invaders struck Kherson oblast 66 times with various types of weapons – artillery, multiple rocket launchers, mortars and tanks. russians shelled Kherson 19 times, damaging residential buildings. 3 residents were injured.

According to Yaroslav Yanoshevych, Head of the Kherson Oblast State Administration, the Novoraiska rural community received 6 electric generators from the international agency GloBee International and its German partners – the Space Eye organization. 

Assistance to the Novoraiska community. Photo from social networks

Latest news for today in the western regions of Ukraine

Head of the National Police Ihor Klymenko informs that preventive measures are underway near the border with the republic of belarus. The police have already checked more than 345 K people in almost 1K border settlements of Zhytomyr, Volyn and Rivne oblasts. Those who aroused special suspicions were also checked on a polygraph. The police handed over more than 100 people for further work to the SBU. These preventive measures continue in the future.

Volyn oblast

Since the beginning of the full-scale war, Volyn customs officers have issued almost 250 thousand tons of humanitarian aid. Support for Ukrainians suffering from the war was provided from all over the world, and imported mainly by road (almost 30 thousand vehicles were involved) and rail (more than 6 thousand cars) connections.

The Lutsk City Council says that on the basis of Lutsk city youth center, a youth creative space was opened.

Zakarpattia oblast

 The regional council informs that each medical institution in Zakarpattia, where the military is treated, will be provided with its own chaplain. 

Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

Head of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration Svitlana Onyshchuk informs that the enemy again inflicted missile strikes on an energy facility in the oblast. As a result of enemy shelling, a fire broke out, now it is localized.

The dispatcher Ukrenergo provides the unlimited night limit for the oblast without shutdowns. The daily limit is 296.48 MW.

The RMA reports that Within the framework of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) project Monitoring Needs and Support of Children in Conditions of War, 12 boilers with a capacity of 100 liters each were received for six local and six evacuated family-type orphanages. Also, 16 communities of the oblast received 350 food packages for families with children who found themselves in difficult life circumstances.

Lviv oblast

Head of the Lviv RMA Maksym Kozytskyi reported that during a massive missile strike, the enemy hit a critical infrastructure facility in Lviv oblast several times. One missile was shot down by the soldiers of the PMC West. There were no casualties. All specialized services went to the place of defeat to study the extent of damage.

Defender of the 103rd brigade of the territorial defense Vladimir Kovaliv was posthumously awarded with the Order For Courage of the III degree. The deceased Hero is survived by his wife and three children.

The Public Relations Service of the 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Daniel begins a historical series of videos about the combat path of the Royal Brigade. The plots will tell about the warriors who are approaching victory every day.

Rivne oblast

The Defense Forces of Ukraine near the border with belarus conducted large-scale counter-sabotage exercises in the border areas of Rivne oblast. The defense forces trained to neutralize enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups, which, according to legend, tried to make a breakthrough across the northern border. Tactical and special events were held in conditions as close as possible to the real ones.

Foresters of Rivne oblast continue to support the military. Last year, the state forest farms of the oblast directed 19.3 K cubic meters of wood. In addition, lumber was sent for the construction of fortifications and shelters.

The Department of Housing and Infrastructure reports that Lvivteploenergo received humanitarian assistance from USAID – 104 ball steel cranes (shut-off valves). 

The students of the Smordva Lyceum have a good tradition. At Christmas, high school students carol, and the money received is subsequently used to celebrate the prom. This year, instead of their own graduation, schoolchildren decided to transfer the collected money to the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Ternopil oblast

Ternopil activists make reflective elements and distribute them free of charge to schoolchildren of Ternopil oblast. This is happening as part of the See Me initiative.

Khmelnytskyi oblast

Mayor Oleksandr Simchyshyn says that the Khmelnytsky City Council allocated UAH 300 million from the budget to purchase military bonds. They were purchased on January 10 at auction. He also noted that the purchase of bonds will provide an opportunity to earn more than UAH 20 million to the budget and significantly support our army. It is planned to purchase military bonds for another UAH 200.0 million.

Chernivtsi oblast

The press service of the Chernivtsi Regional Council reports that the Toporivka village council provided important community infrastructure with 11 generators. Power supplies were purchased for boiler houses of educational institutions in Hrozyntsi, Kolinkivtsi, Bochkivtsi, and Toporivtsi. In addition, generators were installed in outpatient clinics and old-timers so that they could provide administrative services smoothly.

International support of Ukraine in the russian-Ukrainian war (russia’s invasion of Ukraine)

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak decided to transfer a squadron of tanks to Ukraine and ordered the first 4 units to be sent immediately.

Italy has decided to supply Ukraine with a battery of the SAMP / T air defense system, which is capable of shooting down, including ballistic missiles.

The Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Fedorov reports that Poland has donated 8K Starlink terminals to Ukraine.

NATO will deploy Boeing E-3 Sentry reconnaissance aircraft in Romania. According to the press service of the Alliance, they will fly over NATO territory for several weeks and monitor ‘russia’s actions’.

The IAEA plans to deploy missions consisting of two experts at each nuclear power plant in Ukraine. This was announced by the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi. According to him, such measures are necessary to “prevent the danger of a serious nuclear accident” in a full-scale war.

During his visit to Berlin, the head of the Polish government, Mateusz Morawicki, wants to hold talks on the supply of Leopard battle tanks to Ukraine.

The US State Department reports that The United States intends to continue strong and robust, diverse assistance to Ukraine. This was stated by 

After visiting Bucha, Budapest Mayor Gergey Karachon  said: “Hungary is not equal to its government. If someone has lost the moral compass and cannot see the difference between the victim and the aggressor, if someone has forgotten what the Hungarians experienced in the twentieth century, I advise you to come here, to Bucha and Kyiv, and look into the eyes of the survivors. This is not a war between Ukraine and russia, but a war between good and evil.”  He added that the Hungarian people know what the struggle for freedom is, and Budapest supports Kyiv in this aspiration.

The international competition Arms Control Person of the Year was won by the ZNPP team, which is under the control of the russian occupiers. The employees were nominated for heroic efforts to maintain nuclear safety and safety at the plant in the face of russia’s illegal occupation of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.

In Italy, an atlas of Ukrainian dishes with products that may disappear has been created. The list includes more than 80 types of dishes and products. The atlas also describes the dishes, their history, method of cooking and the place in Ukraine where they were usually prepared. Soon they plan to publish the second volume of the atlas.

Materials compiled by Tetiana Kliuchnyk-Horobets, Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Tamara Moshkovska, Sofia Ratynska, Liudmyla Stadnykova, Vita Petrenko, Аngelina Lopatina

Translated by Tetyana Pidgorna, Olena Reka, Yana Hushchyna, Ioanna Kryvenko, Liudmyla Stadnykova, Yevheniia Sukhonos, Marharyta Koval, Tetiana Kurbatova, Olga Shalya 



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