KHARKIV OBLAST, UKRAINE, JAN 15 — Russian troops attacked Vilkhuvatka and Vovchansk in the Kharkiv Oblast with airstrikes, General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine informed in a morning report.

In the Kupiansk direction, Ukrainian troops repelled three Russian attacks in Synkivka and Petropavlivka in the Kharkiv Oblast.

In the Slobozhanskyi direction, in the border areas, the Russian military conducts intense sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to more dangerous directions and increases the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod Oblast.

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More than 140 settlements in the Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, and Mykolaiv regions came under artillery fire.