War update: Ukrainian forces hit two enemy artillery units, two air defense missile systems

War update: Ukrainian forces hit two enemy artillery units, two air defense missile systems

In the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s missile and artillery units have struck one Russian command post, two artillery units in firing position, and one electronic warfare system. The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit two enemy air defense missile systems.

The relevant statement was made by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

In particular, Ukraine’s Air Force has launched eight strikes on enemy personnel and military equipment clusters over the past day, and two strikes on Russian air defense missile systems. The Ukrainian military shot down six different enemy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including three Shahed suicide drones.

Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit one Russian command post, four enemy personnel clusters, two artillery units in firing position, and one electronic warfare system.

Meanwhile, Russian troops launched 23 missile strikes and 43 air strikes, and opened fire with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) 97 times. During missile attacks, the enemy used different types of missiles. Most of them were shot down by the Ukrainian military, but some did hit the target. In particular, five Russian S-300 missiles struck Kupiansk, Sloviansk, Kramatorsk and Kostiantynivka.

The threat of Russian air and missile strikes is persisting all over Ukraine, as the enemy continues to use the tactics of terror, the General Staff stressed.

At the same time, Russian troops are focusing efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Marinka directions. The enemy launched 46 attacks. The fiercest battles are underway for the Donetsk region’s Bakhmut and Marinka.

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation remained rather unchanged.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, Russian troops launched artillery strikes on the Chernihiv region’s Hasychivka, Zaliznyi Mist and Muravi; the Sumy region’s Tovstodubove, Bachivsk, Stari Vyrky, Iskryskivshchyna, Volfyne, Yunakivka, Mohrytsia, Popivka and Slavhorod; the Kharkiv region’s Hoptivka, Varvarivka, Buhruvatka, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Pletenivka, Tykhe, Mala Vovcha, Budarky, Zemlianky, Vilkhuvatka, Dvorichanske and Khatnie.

In the Kupiansk direction, Russian invaders attempted to improve their tactical position an conducted unsuccessful offensive actions near Masiutivka and Stelmakhivka. The enemy launched mortar and artillery strikes on the Kharkiv region’s Kamianka, Kolodiazne, Krasne Pershe, Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Kindrashivka, Lyman Pershyi, Tabaivka, and the Luhansk region’s Stelmakhivka.

In the Lyman direction, Russian occupiers conducted unsuccessful offensive actions near Bilohorivka. The enemy launched artillery strikes on the Luhansk region’s Makiivka and Bilohorivka; the Donetsk region’s Yampolivka and Spirne.

In the Bakhmut direction, Russian troops continue offensive actions. The enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the city of Bakhmut, as well as towards Ivanivske and Stupochky. The enemy shelling affected the Donetsk region’s Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Stupochky, Zalizne and New York.

In the Avdiivka direction, Russian invaders did not conduct offensive actions. The enemy opened fire on the Donetsk region’s Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Netailove and Karlivka.

In the Marinka direction, Ukraine’s Defense Forces repelled numerous enemy attacks near Marinka. The enemy also shelled the Donetsk region’s Heorhiivka.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, Russian troops did not conduct offensice actions. The enemy launched an air strike near Velyka Novosilka, and opened fire on Novomykhailivka, Vodiane, Vuhledar, Prechystivka and Velyka Novosilka.

In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, Russian occupiers continue holding defense. Russian troops launched an air strike on Orikhiv, Kizomys and Stanislav, and shelled the Donetsk region’s Vremivka and Novopil; the Zaporizhzhia region’s Olhivske, Poltavka, Malynivka, Huliaipole, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv, Novoandriivka, Stepove, Plavni and Kamianske; the Kherson region’s Antonivka, Molodizhne and Zelenivka.

In the Zaporizhzhia region’s temporarily occupied city of Enerhodar, Russian invaders arranged the so-called ‘evacuation’ for the families of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant’s workers. At the same time, Zaporizhzhia NPP’s employees are not allowed to leave the city.

Russian occupation authorities announced the evacuation of people to recreation centers and hotels in Berdiansk and Kyrylivka. However, those who agreed had been taken to Russia’s Rostov region and accommodated in tent camps.

Meanwhile, last week most Russian collaborators used personal cars to flee from the Zaporizhzhia region’s Velyka Bilozerka towards the temporarily occupied Crimea.

Photo: Telegram/Zelenskiy

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