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  • Operational update of General Staff of UAF regarding the russian invasion as of 18.00, on December 23, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 23 December 2022 18:55

    The three hundred third (303) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    During the day, the enemy launched 1 missile, 4 air strikes, and also carried out 16 MLRS attacks.

    The enemy has increased the volume of railway transport of personnel, military equipment and ammunition to the areas of hostilities.

    The enemy continues to focus its efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Lyman, Bakhmut, and Avdiivka areas. On Kupiansk - trying to improve the tactical position. On Novopavlivsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson - it is being defended.

    There is still a threat of air and missile strikes on critical infrastructure facilities throughout Ukraine.

    In the Volyn, Polissya, Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of offensive groups of the enemy have been detected. The occupiers plan to deploy a field hospital on the territory of belarus.

    Areas of fifteen settlements were hit by tank, mortar and artillery shelling in the Slobozhanskyi direction. Among them are Hoptivka, Kudiivka, Krasne, Zelene, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Varvarivka, Zybyne, Dvorichna and Zemlyanka of the Kharkiv oblast.

    In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of fourteen settlements. In particular, these are Vyshneve, Ivanivka, Zapadne, Kupyansk and Synkivka in the Kharkiv oblast and Kislivka, Yahidne, Kotlyarivka, Kuzemivka and Kolomiychykha in the Luhansk oblast.

    In the Lyman direction, the occupiers again inflicted fire damage on the areas of Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka, and Dibrova in the Luhansk oblast.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled the districts of twenty-two settlements. Among them are Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Kurdyumivka, Druzhba, Zalizne and Vesele of the Donetsk oblast. In addition, airstrikes were recorded near Spirne and Bilohorivka.

    Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske and Maryinka in Donetsk oblast were affected by enemy fire in the Avdiiv district.

    In the direction of Novopavlivsk, the enemy fired tanks and artillery at the districts of Paraskoviivka, Vuhledar, Zolota Nyva, and Velyka Novosilka of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the russian occupiers continue to terrorize civilians living along the right bank of the Dnipro River. More than forty settlements were shelled by rocket and barrel artillery. In particular, these are Zaliznychne, Charivne, Orihiv, Mahdalynivka, and Kamianske in the Zaporizhzhia oblast, and Kherson, Respublikanets, Dniprovske, Yantarne, Bilozerka, and Stanislav in the Kherson oblast. The enemy also carried out an airstrike near Kamianske.

    In order to strengthen administrative and police measures in the temporarily occupied territory of the Zaporizhzhia oblast, about 500 servicemen from the russian guard arrived in the city of Berdyansk.

    During the day, the Ukrainian aviation carried out 7 strikes on areas where the enemy's personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated. And our units of missile troops and artillery hit 2 control points, 2 ammunition warehouses and 11 areas of concentration of the occupiers' manpower. Information on enemy losses is being clarified.

    Believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!