The Russian military has conducted many raids against targets in many regions of Ukraine in the past day.
In a statement issued on December 8, Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, the head of the military administration of the Sumy region, accused the Russian army of sending 120mm howitzers to attack settlements in the Khotin and Khotin regions. Shayne has been in this area more than 55 times in the last 24 hours. In addition, Russian warplanes also carried out 15 airstrikes against targets on the eastern border of Ukraine.
Although no casualties were recorded, the Russian attacks did cause some serious damage to facilities in Sumy. Earlier, on December 2, Zhyvytskyi confirmed that Russia carried out more than 76 attacks against areas along the border in this region during the day.
In the Kharkov region, the Russian military also launched shelling on a residential area, destroying a house and injuring at least four people.
“The enemy hit a house in the Kharkov district, a big fire broke out and there were casualties,” Oleh Syniehubov, head of the Kharkov regional military administration announced on his personal Telegram page on 8/08. twelfth. On the same day, large explosions were recorded in Kharkov, injuring one man and two other women. The victims have now been transported to an area hospital.
The fighting is also currently very intense in Donetsk. In response to the Ukrainian military’s raid on the city of Donetsk on December 6, Russian artillery on December 8 hit the city of Toretsk, an important base of Ukrainian forces in the region.
The attack left at least one person dead, two injured and 12 houses completely destroyed. Pictures shared online by Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the military administration of the Donetsk region, show large fires breaking out after shells hit houses in the area.
Not only conducting raids with heavy weapons, Russian infantry and pro-Moscow separatist militia also stepped up attacks on Ukrainian military positions in 15 different regions across Ukraine.
In a report on the military situation on December 8, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said that “Ukrainian defense forces repelled Russian attacks in 15 areas in the Kharkov regions, Lugansk and Donetsk”.
In addition, Ukrainian defense officials warned that “the risk of the country’s energy infrastructure being attacked by Russian missiles remains very high”. On December 8, more than 7 missile raids, 16 airstrikes and 40 rounds of multiple rocket launchers were organized by Russia against important industrial and infrastructure targets of Ukraine.