Over the past 24 hours, the Russians launched 30 air and 7 missile strikes, specifically on civilian infrastructure in the cities of Kostiantynivka, the Donetsk region, and Kharkiv. More than 70 attacks from multiple-launch rocket systems also occurred. Russian troops once again attacked energy infrastructure of Kharkiv using 13 Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones. 11 of them were shot down. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 29 December (approximation): 104560 troops; 3018 tanks; 6047 armored vehicles; 2004 artillery systems; 423 MLRS; 212 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 283 aircraft; 268 helicopters; 4675 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 16 military boats; 1717 tactical UAVs; 179 special military equipment; 653 cruise missiles. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Russia launched another massive attack on Ukraine. The air defence forces are working in several regions of Ukraine. – Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Ukrainian air defense systems shot down 54 out of 69 Russian rockets launched in the morning of December 29. – Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In a week, Ukrainian defenders advanced 2.5 km in the direction of Kreminna, the Luhansk region. – Oleksii Hromov, Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the AFU