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  • Operational update of General Staff of the UAF regarding the russian invasion as of 18:00, on November 8, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 November 2022 18:20

    The two-hundred-fifty-eights (258) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.
    The enemy is trying to keep the temporarily captured territories, concentrates efforts on restraining the actions of the Defense Forces in certain areas. Conducts offensive actions in the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka directions.
    The enemy is shelling units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine along the contact line, carrying out border fortification equipment in separate directions and conducting aerial reconnaissance.
    It continues to strike critical infrastructure and civilian homes in violation of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war.
    The enemy launched 3 missile and 10 air strikes. This affected areas of settlements in the Kharkiv, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson oblasts.
    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation remains without significant changes. The republic of belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the russian federation against Ukraine, providing it with infrastructure, territory and airspace. The formation of the russian-belarusian grouping of troops on the territory of the republic of belarus continues. There is still a threat of the enemy launching airstrikes using strike UAVs from the territory and airspace of this country.
    The enemy shelled in such other directions:
    in the Siversky direction - from mortars, rocket and barrel artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Obody, Pavlivka and Pokrovka of the Sumy oblast;
    in the Slobozhanskyi direction - from tanks, mortars, rocket and barrel artillery in the areas of the settlements of Ambarne, Budarka, Vilkhuvatka, Dvorichna, Kozacha Lopan, Krasne, Ohirtseve, Sosnivka, Starytsa of the Kharkiv region;
    in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions - from artillery of various types, in the areas of Vyshneve, Kupyansk, Krokhmalne and Kislivka settlements of the Kharkiv oblast; Hrekivka, Myasozharivka, Makiivka and Nevske in the Luhansk oblast and Lyman, Terny, Torske and Yampolivka in the Donetsk oblast;
    in the Bakhmut direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and MLRS in the areas of Andriivka, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Zalizne, Klishchiivka, Mayorsk, Opytne, Pivnichne, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Yakovlivka settlements of the Donetsk oblast;
    in the Avdiivka direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery in the areas of Avdiivka, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Nevelske, Novomykhailivka, Opytne, Pervomayske settlements of the Donetsk oblast;
    in the Novopavlivka direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Velyka Novosilka, Volodymyrivka, Vremivka, Vuhledar, Mykilske, Neskuchne, Novopil, Pavlivka, Prechystivka of the Donetsk oblast;
    in the Zaporizhzhia direction - from artillery of various types in the areas of Varvarivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Mali Shcherbaky, Novodanylivka, Olhivske, Stepove, Temyrivka, Uspenivka, Charivne settlements of the Zaporizhzhia oblast.
    In the South Buh direction, the areas of more than 30 settlements bordering the contact line were shelled by tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, including: Blahodatne, Nova Kamianka, Sukhyi Stavok of the Kherson oblast; Vasylivka, Kobzartsi, Shyroke, Mykolaiv oblast.
    The enemy continues to loot and destroy civilian infrastructure in the temporarily occupied territories of the Kherson region. Thus, on November 7, convoys of trucks with household appliances and construction materials moved across the Kakhovska HPP dam. Dismantling and removal of equipment, mobile communication towers of Ukrainian operators continues.
    In the area of the city of Beryslav, the russian occupiers blew up power lines and the equipment of a solar power plant. The occupiers took away all artistic values, furniture and equipment from the Kherson Regional Museum of Shovkunenko.
    In order to investigate the significant losses of the personnel of the units a group of representatives of the Investigative Committee of the russian federation was sent to the 155th Separate Marine Brigade of the Armed Forces of the russian federation on the territory of Ukraine, in the city of Donetsk.
    In the Melitopol and Mykhailiv districts of the Zaporizhia oblast, the russian occupation forces are forcing the local population to obtain russian passports. At the same time, the invaders take the passports of Ukrainian citizens and threaten resettlement.
    Aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine struck the enemy 16 times during the day. 4 control points, 8 areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, as well as 4 positions of the enemy's anti-aircraft defense were hit.
    Units of missile forces and artillery of the Defense Forces were struck within a day 4 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment of the enemy.
    We believe in the Armed Forces! We will win! Glory to Ukraine!