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The Military Operation in Ukraine. Dec. 20, 2022

The Military Operation in Ukraine. Dec. 20, 2022
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By TASS Video - December 20, 11:53

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation spoke about the destruction of more than 100 military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the attack on Donetsk's direction.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the fighters of the NMD show exceptional examples of courage and self-sacrifice.

Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived in Artyomovsk (Ukrainian name is Bakhmut), located in the Kyiv-controlled part of the DPR.

The main events of December 20 are in the TASS online broadcast. Top new11:49

Due to shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 2,000 residents of Aleksandrovka, an urban-type settlement in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, were left without electricity, Donetsk Mayor Alexei Kulemzin said.11:18

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will report on the progress of the special military operation at an expanded meeting of the ministry's collegium on December 21.11:10

A boiler house in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk was damaged as a result of the shelling of the city by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.11:01

Steinmeier asked Beijing to act in Moscow to end the NWO in Ukraine.10:52

Prolonged continuation and complication of the conflict in Ukraine is not in anyone's interests, said Chinese President Xi Jinping.10:09

Ukrainian special services are exerting psychological pressure on those mobilized in the Zaporizhzhia region, threatening them and their families,  said  Volodymyr Rogov, chairman of the We Are Together with Russia movement.09:43

The Commissioner for Human Rights in the DPR, Daria Morozova, said that she had prepared appeals to the UN and the ICRC demanding to express a position on Donbas because of the shelling of hospitals and other civilian infrastructure from Kiev.09:31

The Armed Forces of Ukraine fired 21 NATO-caliber shells in Donetsk in 4 hours, the DPR reported.09:29

Repair teams have completed work on restoring power supply in the Shebekinsky urban district of the Belgorod region after the shelling of the territory by the Armed Forces of Ukraine,   Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said .09:22

Cars of the International Committee of the Red Cross were damaged during the strike of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donetsk.09:05

War correspondent Semyon Pegov, who was awarded the Order of Courage, thanked the inhabitants of Donbas and called it a treasure that Russia "returned to the family."08:59

The Armed Forces of Ukraine fired at a penal colony in Horlivka, no one was injured, the mayor of the city said.08:57

The International Committee of the Red Cross condemned the shelling of the organization's office in Donetsk.08:51

Russian troops destroyed a Ukrainian counter-battery radar made by the USA AN / TPQ-36 in the DPR. 08:47

The Russian Defense Ministry announced the destruction of the Ukrainian Su-25 and Mi-8 in the DPR.08:46

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation spoke about the destruction of five Ukrainian drones in a day.08:45

Fighter aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces shot down two MiG-29 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force and a Mi-8 helicopter in the Donetsk People's Republic.08:43

The RF Armed Forces in the course of a special military operation inflicted fire damage on the concentrations of Ukrainian armed forces in the Krasnoliman direction and destroyed three sabotage and reconnaissance groups.08:42

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation spoke about the destruction of more than 100 military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the attack on Donetsk direction.08:41

The Russian Armed Forces destroyed the points of temporary deployment of units of the 61st and 72nd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the DPR, said the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov.08:40

The RF Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of up to 30 Ukrainian soldiers in the Kupyansk direction. at 08:34

According to Putin, he constantly thinks about the soldiers of the NVO who put themselves in danger.08:32

Putin said that the Russian soldiers in the NMD are all heroes, they are at the forefront of solving dangerous tasks.08:31

Due to damage to the energy infrastructure, Kyiv's electricity needs are met by less than half, the Ukrenergo energy holding reported.08:19

In the Dnepropetrovsk, Poltava, Sumy, and Kharkiv regions of Ukraine, an air alert was announced.08:11

The authorities of the Kyiv region reported that 80% of the region remains without electricity.08:10

The mayor of Kyiv announced the beginning of the restoration of the water supply in the city. at 08:04

There was an explosion in Poltava.07:43

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived in Artemivsk (the Ukrainian name is Bakhmut), located in the part of the DPR controlled by Kyiv, the Ukrainian TV channel Dom reported.07:38

Putin said that the fighters of the NMD show exceptional examples of courage and self-sacrifice.07:12

Ukrainian media report on a fire in the left-bank part of Kyiv.06:57

The Ministry of Defense announced that there were no difficulties in providing the participants of the NMD with winter clothes and fuels and lubricants.06:55

Residents of the city of Shebekino, Belgorod Region, were left without electricity and water.06:49

In the Belgorod region, a local resident was injured after shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.06:40

Ukrainian Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov told Bloomberg that the American company SpaceX and its head Elon Musk will supply Ukraine with 10,000 Starlink satellite Internet terminals for use in the event of a large-scale power outage.06:00

There are emergency power cuts in Dnipro and the region.05:59

The United States intends to allocate $126.3 million in 2023 in the event of a nuclear incident in Ukraine.05:57

For the second time in a day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired from the MLRS on the village of Mayorsk in the DPR.05:54

The United States will allocate at least $620 million to help Ukrainian refugees in 2023.05:11

The State Department considers it a matter for Greece to send S-300s to Ukraine.05:09

The Horlivka-Yasinovataya highway, along which traffic was restricted due to the shelling of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, was opened .04:54

The Kyiv metro has completely restored the movement of trains.04:48

Patients of the damaged polyclinic in Donetsk are distributed to other institutions.04:47

In Kyiv, they are forced to turn off boilers due to a shortage of electricity.04:44

Ukrainian troops lost more than 50 people in a day, the People's Militia of the DPR reported.04:41

The water supply was cut off in all districts of Kyiv.04:35

The Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled 7 settlements of the DPR in 10 hours, the republic reported.04:23

In the Kyiv region, they said that it would take a few more days to restore the power supply.04:20

The readiness of the US armed forces to participate in conflicts has decreased against the backdrop of Washington's military assistance to Kyiv, according to columnists for The Wall Street Journal Stacey Pettijohn and Hannah Dennis.04:19

The Armed Forces of Ukraine lost up to 90 people in battles with the People's Militia of the LPR per day, they said in the republic.04:14

The municipal services of Donetsk have begun to remove the rubble in the building of the Kalinin hospital, which was damaged the night before as a result of a missile strike by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.© Alexey Cherenkov/ TASS04:01

Ukrainian troops fired shells from the MLRS at the village of Mayorsk.03:59

The office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Donetsk was damaged as a result of shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.03:49

The budget bill in the United States provides for the allocation of $44.9 billion to Ukraine and NATO allies.03:27

Ukrainian troops shelled the DPR 52 times in a day, two civilians were wounded.02:58

The Horlivka-Yasinovataya highway was temporarily blocked due to shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.02:36

The command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine sent additional forces and means to the area of ​​​​the city of Soledad in the DPR due to the success of the Russian forces in this direction, said Andrey Marochko, an officer of the People's Militia of the LPR.02:30

The media reported about the explosion in the Kharkiv region.

The LPR reported a panic among the Armed Forces of Ukraine due to the toughening of responsibility for non-compliance with the order.01:42

The Ministry of Defense reported that a batch of modern upgraded T-90M "Proryv" tanks entered service with a tank formation of the Central Military District (TsVO) in the zone of the NMD in Ukraine. 01:41

During shelling from the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a kindergarten in the vicinity of Horlivka was damaged .01:29

In Chuvashia, a gas pipeline leaked, followed by a fire

Andrey Marochko, an officer of the People's Militia of the LPR, said that the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, stationed in Artemovsk (Ukrainian name - Bakhmut) in the DPR, began the targeted destruction of surviving residential buildings and social facilities. 01:29

Over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired twice at the territory of the LPR using HIMARS MLRS and 155 mm NATO artillery pieces, the representative office of the republic at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine said. December 19, 23:57

In the Sakhalin Region, the procedure for providing regional payments in the amount of 300 thousand rubles to those mobilized to participate in a special military operation has been revised. December 19, 21:48

Former Prime Minister of Italy and leader of the opposition 5 Star Movement Giuseppe Conte expressed the opinion that the world community has not offered solutions to the Ukrainian crisis for too long, which would be based on diplomacy. December 19, 19:23

Acting head of the DPR Denis Pushilin said that the Russian Armed Forces are completing the displacement of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the private sector of Maryinka, where it will be very difficult for the Kyiv security forces to defend themselves. December 19, 19:22

Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said that the accusations that Russia allegedly uses Iranian unmanned aerial vehicles in Ukraine are far-fetched. December 19, 18:52

Natalya Shutkina, deputy head of the DPR representative office at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine, said that the shelling of the Donetsk Clinical Territorial Medical Association (DOKTMO, Kalinin Hospital) was carried out, presumably, with EXP-122 (I-ex- pi-122) of Slovak production.