A port infrastructure facility was damaged in Odesa, Natalya Gumenyuk, a representative of the operational command “South” of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said on the Ukrainian TV channel “Rada”. According to her, a fire broke out at the scene after the hit, but it was quickly extinguished.
The port infrastructure [in Odessa] was under threat. Unfortunately, one of these objects was hit. A fire broke out there, but it was quickly put out,” she said.
It was previously reported that the air raid alert announced on December 31 in Ukraine was canceled more than 14 hours later. Sirens sounded at 16:40 Moscow time in the Dnepropetrovsk region, gradually spreading throughout the country. By 21:08, the entire country was in the red zone. Later, the alarm was periodically announced and canceled in different state regions.
RBC-Ukraine and Zerkalo Nedeli reported explosions on New Year’s Eve in Mykolaiv and Odesa in southern Ukraine. The administration of the Lviv region announced incidents in Dublyany and Belogorsch, where the Shukhevych Museum caught fire. The mayor of Lviv, Andrei Sadovyi, later reported that in Dublyany the museum of one of the leaders of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army OUN (an organization recognized as extremist in the Russian Federation, its activities are prohibited) Stepan Bandera was destroyed.