The Ukrainian military reveals that the Russian army shot down 14 drones that attacked overnight, while the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that it intercepted Ukrainian military drones and unmanned boats in Crimea in southern Ukraine, and it seems that drone attacks are intensifying on both sides.
The Ukrainian Air Force announced on the 22nd that Russian troops attacked with 14 drones and cruise missiles overnight, but they all shot down.
In response, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 22nd that it intercepted three Ukrainian military drones in Crimea in southern Ukraine, which Russia unilaterally annexed, and found and destroyed four unmanned boats in the Black Sea off the coast of Crimea.
On the other hand, the Russian army seems to be intensifying its offensive in eastern Ukraine, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine said on the 21st that one person was killed and eight people were injured when a rocket was fired at a hospital in Slydobe, Donetsk Oblast.
On the 21st, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a speech on the occasion of the anniversary called "Dignity and Freedom Day" that "if the civilized world begins to compromise with terrorists and make concessions to tyrants, we will definitely lose," and once again called for unity to retake territory.
The American think tank "Institute for the Study of War" pointed out on the 21st that Ukraine and Russia continue to fight in the east and south even in the face of rain and snow, and that it may become more intense in the middle of winter.