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Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of January 30

Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of January 30 Photo: in the past day, the enemy carried out 114 air strikes on Ukraine (Getty Images)

In Ukraine, there were 70 combat clashes on the front line over the day. The enemy targeted civilian settlements with aviation and launched kamikaze drones, reaching the southern part of the Kyiv region, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Russian attacks

Overall, the enemy carried out 10 missile strikes with S-300 surface-to-air guided missiles on civilian infrastructure in Myrnohrad, Lysivka in the Donetsk, and Muzykivka in the Kherson regions.

Additionally, the adversary conducted 114 aerial strikes and launched 99 barrages from multiple rocket launchers targeting the positions of our forces and civilian settlements. Unfortunately, there are casualties and injuries among the civilian population due to Russian terrorist attacks. Residential private and multi-story buildings, schools, and other civilian infrastructure have suffered destruction and damage.

During the night, Russian occupiers attacked Ukraine with 35 strikes using the Shahed-136/131 UAVs. 15 enemy drones were destroyed by air defense forces.

Aerial strikes affected the following locations: Seredyna-Buda in the Sumy region; Velykyi Burluk, Khatne, Petropavlivka, Pishchane, Berestove in the Kharkiv region; Stelmakhivka, Novoyehorivka, Bilohorivka, Serebrianske forestry in the Luhansk region; Siversk, Rozdolivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, New York, Novobakhmutivka, Ocheretyne, Orlivka, Avdiivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Vodiane, Staromayorske in the Donetsk region; Mala Tokmachka in the Zaporizhzhia region; Shliakhove, Beryslav, Kozatske in the Kherson region.

Over 130 populated areas in the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, and Mykolaiv regions came under artillery fire.

Situation at the frontlines

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the operational situation remains unchanged.

In the Siversk and Slobozhanske directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in border areas, actively conducts sabotage activities to prevent the redeployment of our troops to threatening directions, and increases the density of mine-explosive barriers along the state border in the Belgorod region.

In the Kupiansk direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled 7 enemy attacks near Synkivka and east of Pishchane in the Kharkiv region.

In the Lyman direction, Defense Forces repelled 4 attacks by occupiers in the areas of Serebrianske forestry in the Luhansk region and Terny in the Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, our soldiers repelled 3 enemy attacks near Bahdanivka and Ivanivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back the enemy, which does not cease its attempts to surround Avdiivka. Our soldiers steadfastly maintain the defense, inflicting significant losses on the aggressors. Thus, Defense Forces repelled 16 enemy attacks near populated areas Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, and another 8 attacks near Pervomaiske and Nevelske in the Donetsk region during the past day.

In the Maryinka direction, defenders continue to restrain the enemy near Heorhiivka, Pobieda, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region, where 8 attacks were repelled.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, our defenders repelled 2 enemy attacks in the area of Zolota Nyva in the Donetsk region.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, Defense Forces repelled 2 enemy attacks west of Verbove and Robotyne in the Zaporizhzhia region.

In the Kherson direction, Defense Forces continue to expand the foothold. Despite significant losses, the enemy does not cease attempts to dislodge our units from their positions. Over the past day, the adversary conducted 8 unsuccessful assault actions.

Enemy losses

Over the past day, the Defense Forces aviation conducted strikes in 20 areas targeting concentrations of personnel, weaponry, and military equipment, as well as 2 anti-aircraft missile complexes of the enemy.

Rocket troops units carried out strikes against 2 air defense systems, 4 artillery units, and a radio-electronic warfare station of the enemy.