Explosions are heard in the Dnepropetrovsk region of Ukraine. This was reported on January 16 by the Ukrainian edition of Strana.ua.
In particular, the sounds of explosions are heard in the Nikopol district of the region. The publication also writes about explosions in Kherson temporarily controlled by Kyiv.
No details are given.
In addition, there were no official comments from the Russian Ministry of Defense on this matter either.
Earlier that day, an air alert was reported in the Dnepropetrovsk, Zaporozhye, Poltava and Kharkiv regions of Ukraine. Also, on the night of January 16, an alarm was announced in the Kirovohrad and Dnepropetrovsk regions, as well as in the part of the Zaporozhye region controlled by Kyiv.
On January 14, Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko announced damage to the country’s energy infrastructure facilities in several regions. We are talking about Kharkiv, Lvov, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zaporozhye, Vinnitsa and Kyiv regions.
The Russian Federation has been striking at military command and control facilities and related energy and communications facilities of Ukraine since October 10. As Russian President Vladimir Putin explained, this was a response to the terrorist actions of the Kyiv regime, in particular on the Crimean bridge.
On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a special operation to protect Donbass. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.
For more up-to-date videos and details about the situation in Donbass, watch the Izvestia TV channel.