After the widest truce declared since the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine ended at midnight, hostilities resumed on several fronts.
The Russian army has announced that its forces have advanced into the strategic city of Solidar in the Bakhmut direction in the Donetsk region.
Solidar is located near the town of Bakhmut, which Russian forces have been trying to liberate for months with the support of fighters from the Russian security group Wagner.
According to other reports, 5 Russian missiles fell in Kharkov.
At the same time, Russian bombardments resumed in other cities of Ukraine.
And the pro-Moscow authorities of Zaporizhzhya said that explosions had occurred at Ukrainian military facilities in the north of the region.
They also added that the explosions also affected the Ukrainian infrastructure.
Truce 36 hours!
Notably, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a 36-hour Christmas ceasefire for Orthodox Christians.
However, Kyiv confirmed that it is not bound by any truce that would not be accompanied by a Russian withdrawal, pointing to Russian attacks in several regions in the east and south.
And she added that she would continue to try to regain the lands that Moscow controlled.
Earlier today, on Saturday, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported the failure of the Ukrainian attack in the Donetsk direction and the death of about 50 Ukrainian soldiers, as well as the Ukrainian bombing of Russian army facilities in the Krasnolymansky direction in the neighboring Luhansk region.
On the other hand, Serhiy Gaidai, head of the Ukrainian military administration in Luhansk, accused pro-Russian forces of violating a unilateral ceasefire declared by Moscow, stressing that Russian forces continued to bomb Ukrainian targets on more than one front during the fighting. last hours.