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  • Operational update of General Staff of the UAF regarding the russian invasion as of 06:00, on October 26, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 26 October 2022 07:45

    Glory to Ukraine! The two-hundred-forty-fifth (245) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.
    The enemy is trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, concentrates its efforts on restraining the actions of the Defence Forces in certain directions, at the same time, it does not stop trying to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions.
    Over the past 24 hours, units of the Defence Forces repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Ivanhrad, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Soledar, Kurdyumivka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Nevelske and Ternova settlements.
    The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line, carrying out fortification equipment of positions in certain directions and conducting aerial reconnaissance. Violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war, it continues to strike critical infrastructure and the homes of the civilian population.
    Over the past day, the enemy launched 5 rocket and up to 30 air strikes, launched more than 100 MLRS attacks.
    Areas of more than 40 settlements were hit by enemy attacks. Among them are the city of Dnipro and the oblast, Prykolotne in the Kharkiv oblast and Velyka Oleksandrivka in the Kherson oblast.
    The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly. The republic of belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. The threat of missile strikes and the use of attack UAVs on the territory of Ukraine remains.
    The enemy shelled in other directions:
    • in the Siverskyi direction - from mortars and barrel artillery, in the areas of Starykove, Seredyna-Buda, Basivka, Mykolaivka, Ryzhivka settlements. Strike drones were also used;
    • in the Slobozhanskyi direction - with the use of mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Vilkhuvatka, Budarka, Shevchenkove, Strilecha and Dvorichna settlements;
    • in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Berestove, Pershotravneve, Nevske, Bilohorivka, Serhiivka and Spirne;
    • in the Bakhmut direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Soledar, Ivanhrad, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Mayorsk and Odradivka;
    • in the Avdiivka direction - from tanks and artillery of various types, in the areas of Novomykhailivka, Pervomaiske, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske, and Novokalynove settlements.
    • On the Novopavlivskyi and Zaporizhzhia directions, enemy shelled positions of the Defence Forces and civilian infrastructure in the areas of Vremivka, Vuhledar, Zaliznychne, Novopil and Poltavka settlements.
    More than 15 settlements along the contact line were hit by fire in the South Buh direction. To conduct aerial reconnaissance, the enemy made up to 20 sorties of UAVs of various types.
    In the russian federation, the search for additional sources of replenishment of combat losses is underway. Work with servicemen discharged due to injuries continues. They are offered retraining for accounting specialities that involve less physical work.
    According to detailed information, as a result of point strikes by the artillery of the Defence Forces, an ammunition warehouse and more than 10 so-called "kadyrivets" were destroyed in the settlement of Novoivanivka, Luhansk oblast. Up to 10 occupiers and about 5 trucks with ammunition were also destroyed in the settlement of Svatove.
    Aviation of the Defence Forces carried out 21 strikes during the past 24 hours. It was confirmed that 17 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, 2 strongholds, as well as 2 positions of the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems were hit. Air defence units shot down 5 enemy UAVs.
    Units of rocket troops and artillery hit the command post, two areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, a radar station and other important military objects of the occupiers.
    We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!