Attack of drones on Kyiv and the region, problems with the defense of its own territory in Russia: military news December 30
During the day, 85 missile and 35 air strikes were inflicted on Ukraine.
Today is the 310th day of the war.
Russia does not stop shelling the territory of Ukraine in various ways. So, after yesterday's massive rocket attack, this night kamikaze drones attacked the Kyiv region and Kyiv. According to the head of the CAA Alexey Kuleba, they were targeting energy facilities.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 16 shaheeds were fired across the country as a whole, flying from the southeast and north directions, and all of them managed to be shot down. However, downed drones caused damage to civilian objects. Their fragments damaged buildings in the Goloseevsky district: a nine-story residential building (windows were broken there from floors 1 to 5) and a non-residential building.
Russia cannot defend its territory
The Institute for the Study of War notes that the Russian Federation is unable to defend its territory against the backdrop of statements that it will never run out of Kalibr missiles.
According to the Institute, the Russian campaign of massive shelling of the energy infrastructure of Ukraine is failing, as it does not lead to an imbalance in the situation within the country.
In addition, military analysts say that “Repeated Ukrainian strikes on military targets in the Russian rear demonstrate the ineffectiveness of Russian air defense against drones”.
What and where else was fired
Over the past day, the Russians struck in Ukraine 85 missile and 35 air strikes. On updated information, it turned out to shoot down 58 out of 70 cruise missiles, 4 reconnaissance drones and one Mi-8 helicopter. We talked in detail about yesterday's massive shelling of Ukraine in the link material.
Due to the morning bombardment Semyonovka в Chernihiv region 1 person died, and power went out in the city.
The non-controlled part of Donetsk region was attacked yesterday Konstantinovka - two rockets hit the boarding school, where there was a center for accommodating migrants. The details of the incident are not reported.
At night, the uncontrolled Donetsk, one of the arrivals was in the area of the Victoria Hotel.
A building in non-government-controlled Alchevsk. According to the Ukrainian side, Russian forces were stationed there.
In the morning, information also appeared about the operation of air defense systems in Sevastopol. The Russian side did not specify what happened, but reportedthat "worked well".
And after the second shelling of the airfield in Engels, which occurred yesterday, no aircraft damage was recorded on satellite images, but Russia has reduced the number of aircraft stationed there.
The situation on the battlefield
On the Kherson direction artillery duels between the right and left banks continue.
On the Donetsk direction the situation is unchanged: the Russian army attacks in the direction of Novomikhailovsky and tries to move towards Avdeevka, the Ukrainian forces do not surrender Marinka, and from the south side of Bakhmut, the Wagnerites unsuccessfully attack Kleshcheevka.
British intelligence believes that the Russian Federation can make it a priority to hold the front line near Kremennaya, given the importance of the area for the logistical support of its troops in the Donbass.
We previously published military news for December 29 and told details of the detention of the mayor of Poltava by the SBU.
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