In Avdiivka front Russian advances east of Stepove have been recorded. Meanwhile on South of Avdiivka, Russian forces are trying to advance in the industrial area and also near Sjeverne.
On the Bakhmut front, the Russian forces conducted assaults near Ivanivs’ke and Andriyivka, but all the attacks were repelled by Ukrainian defenders.
The SBU claimed it destroyed an important railway connection between Russia and China. The explosion happened on the Baikal-Amur highway, near in the Severomuysky Tunnel located in Buryatia. It is the main railway connection between Russia and China.
The Netherlands will provide Ukraine with an additional aid package in the amount of €2.5 billion in 2024, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Hanke Bruins Slot, said during a speech today at the OSCE Council of Ministers in Skopje, North Macedonia.
The US Senate is preparing a draft law on the confiscation of assets of Russian oligarchs. It will allow the US Department of Justice to quickly seize valuable assets of sanctioned Russian oligarchs through current administrative forfeiture procedures.
The Ministry of Defense reported that it held a meeting with a French delegation in Kyiv. The representative of the delegation, Jean-Francois Doc, said that France will increase the supply of shells to Ukraine in 2024.