Even at the end of the year, the Russian army invading Ukraine has repeatedly attacked infrastructure facilities in various places not only with missiles but also with drones.

There is a view that the Russian military is increasing its drone strikes as it runs out of missiles.

On the 29th, the Russian military carried out a large-scale attack on infrastructure facilities in various places, including Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, with missiles and drones. The attack is believed to have taken place.

On the 30th, the American think tank "War Research Institute" pointed out that Iranian drones were used in the attack, and in December, the Russian military has significantly increased the number of attacks by these drones. did.

"The Russian military may be speeding up the pace of drone strikes to sustain attacks on Ukraine's critical infrastructure as its precision missile inventory is depleted," it said.

The Ukrainian side said it shot down 39 drones that flew from the 29th to the 30th, and President Zelensky said in a video released on the 30th, ``This year, Ukraine has strengthened its air defense system more than ever. It will be efficient," he said, emphasizing the stance of countering Russian attacks based on military support from the West.

On the other hand, on the 29th, Director General Budanov, head of the Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, indicated in an interview with foreign media that there is a possibility that Russia will make a new mobilization as early as early January next year.

In addition, Ukrainian Defense Minister Reznikov released a video in Russian on the 30th, saying, "Before the New Year, I would like to inform the Russian people that in early January, the Russian authorities will declare martial law and start a new mobilization. ' claimed.

Regarding mobilization, the Putin administration announced in October that it had completed the mobilization of 300,000 reserve personnel, and President Putin emphasized that there are no plans for additional mobilization on December 7. .

However, speculation is spreading, as Russian independent media reported in December that "a new wave of mobilization will start in January next year without an official announcement."