Ukraine has denied Russia’s claim that Moscow’s attack in Kramatorsk killed over “600 Ukrainian soldiers” on Jan. 8. Ukrainian officials said there were no casualties in the Russian attack on Kramatorsk. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the situation at the frontline hasn’t changed significantly. Ukraine said its Air Force launched ten strikes on Russian military personnel concentration areas on Jan. 8. Ukraine said that the Russian military launched 144 strikes on the border areas of the Sumy region on Jan. 8. Ukraine claims that its forces killed over 590 Russian soldiers in the last 24 hours. Moscow has deployed approximately 300 Chechen fighters to the Ukrainian front lines as the Kremlin’s invasion effort drags on. Moscow has deployed approximately 300 Chechen fighters to the Ukrainian front lines as the Kremlin’s invasion effort drags on. Meanwhile, the Institute for Study of War claims that Russia is running out of Iranian Shahed drones. Russia and Belarus have expanded their joint military training exercises in Belarus, a pro-Kremlin channel said on Jan. 8. German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said that Berlin cannot rule out the delivery of Leopard tanks to Ukraine in the future. Swedish PM Ulf Kristersson has said the Nordic country is confident that Turkey will approve its application to join NATO. Former Russian commander Igor Girkin claims that Putin’s forces have already lost a key battle in Ukraine.