Russia launched another missile attack on Ukraine on the last day of 2022. InfoResist talks about the situation in the country.
In some areas, the lights were turned off to avoid significant damage to the energy infrastructure if Russian missiles hit.
Kyiv and the region
In the air defense system is operating in the region, the head of the OVA, Aleksey Kuleba, reports. Explosions are heard.
Mayor Vitali Klitschko reported several explosions in the capital. Subsequently, he added that «one of the explosions was heard between residential buildings in the Solomensky district of the capital».
«According to preliminary information, one person died in the Solomensky district. <…>Medics are now hospitalizing three injured women», — writes the mayor.
It also became known about two more hospitalized men from the site of the explosion in the Solomensky district.
As of 16:18, as a result of the Russian attack on civilian facilities in the capital, 1 person was killed, 20 were injured. 14 victims were hospitalized, six were treated by doctors on the spot.
Among them, a journalist from Japan — he was hospitalized.
Explosions also occurred in Pechersky and Goloseevsky districts. There is destruction. Kyrylo Tymoshenko clarifies that a hotel facility near the metro station «Palace of Ukraine» was damaged. According to him, fragments of a rocket hit a private house in the Solomensky district.
He also released a video of the damaged hotel.
Hotel «before» and «after»:
And this is what the «Palace of Ukraine» after arrival.
«Usually, on these dates, parents and children are there on New Year's Eve. Miraculously, there were no children today. Glass flew from the blows of Russian missiles & # 187;, & # 8212; Tymoshenko commented on these photos.
According to Kyrylo Timoshenko, fragments of a rocket fell on the Temp stadium in the Svyatoshinsky district.
And here are the consequences of a rocket crash in Protasov Yar:
Video: Kirill Timoshenko.
Deputy Commander of the Ground Forces Alexander Pavlyuk wrote that & #171;a greater number of air targets were shot down by aircraft and our air defense forces». However, as of 15:12, the enemy's attack continues.
At 15:43, the KGVA reported that, according to preliminary information, 7 air targets were destroyed in the Kyiv region. A hotel in the Pechersky district of the city was also damaged. There is destruction in the Dnieper region.
Air defense is working successfully, according to the head of the OVA Vitaliy Bunechko.
«There are «arrivals» in our area», — wrote the head of the OVA Serhiy Gamaly.
As a result of the shelling, part of the city of Khmelnitsky remained de-energized.
7 civilians were injured, 3 of them (a man and 2 women) were in serious condition.
Advisor to the head of the Presidential Office Kirill Tymoshenko said that Khmelnitsky was attacked by drones.
The head of the OVA, Vitaly Kim, said that strikes had been recorded in several districts of the city. According to him, there is no data on casualties and destruction yet. A fire broke out at the site of one of the blows.
«We can't be overcome, we don't care about them :)», — Kim later wrote.
«According to the trend today, the occupiers are shelling not only the critical (infrastructure). In many cities, just residential areas, hotels, garages, just roads. Pure water pi……sy», — summed up the head of the region.
Two people were injured, one of them was seriously injured.
As a result of an enemy strike, residential buildings in the city of Zaporozhye were damaged, reports Tymoshenko.
«As a result of a missile attack, at about 2 p.m., 2 private residential buildings were partially destroyed, and about 8 more were damaged. As a result of the explosion, 1 man, 2 women (one of them is pregnant), and a child were injured. Girl 2008 in serious condition in intensive care. There is no threat to the lives of other victims», — OVA chairman Alexander Starukh said.
Traces of missile launches in Ukraine were filmed in Astrakhan.