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  • Operational update regarding russian invasion as of 06.00, December 1, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 01 December 2022 07:16

    The two hundred eighty-first (281) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    russian enemy continues armed aggression against our state, does not stop striking civilian infrastructure objects, violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, laws and customs of war. It concentrates its main efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka areas.

    Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces repelled attacks by russian invaders in the areas of settlements: Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka and Bilogorivka in the Luhansk oblast and Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Bakhmut, Kurdyumivka, Krasnohorivka, Kamianka, Vodiane, Pervomaiske and Maryinka in the Donetsk oblast.

    In order to prevent the advance of Ukrainian soldiers in Svatove and Lyman directions, the enemy is carrying out engineering equipment of the defense line. Enemy continues the movement of personnel, ammunition, and fuel and lubricants to equip and support new units and those that have suffered losses.

    Over the past day, the enemy launched 2 missile attacks on civilian objects in the settlement of Komyshuvakha, Zaporizhzhia oblast, against the positions of our troops and populated areas, including the city of Kherson.

    There is still a threat of the occupiers carrying out rocket strikes on the objects of the energy system and critical infrastructure throughout the territory of Ukraine.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected. On the training fields of the republic of belarus, the training of individual units of the enemy continues.

    In the Siverskyi direction, the invaders carried out artillery shelling of the settlements of Seredyna Buda, Bachivsk, Bilopylla, Budky and Krasnopilla of the Sumy oblast.

    In the Slobozhansk direction, the enemy continues to maintain its troops in the border areas of the Belgorod region. The areas of Veterynarne, Kozacha Lopan, Vysoka Yaruga, Strilecha, Krasne, Starytsa, Ohirtseve, Budarky, Chuhunivka, Dvorichna and Zapadne settlements of Kharkiv oblast were shelled by russian artillery.

    The enemy is defending in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions. Enemy fire was recorded in the areas of Kupyansk, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove, Druzhelyubivka in the Kharkiv oblast and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Makiivka and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk oblast.

    In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy will continue to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive operations. Objects in the areas of Verkhnokamyanske, Spirne, Vyimka, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Opytne, Klishchiivka, Pivnivhe, Zalizne and New York areas were shelled by tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery.

    In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position. Objects in the areas of settlements of Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk oblast were hit by fire from tanks and artillery of various types.

    The enemy is defending in the Novopavlivsk direction. Shelling from the entire range of artillery was recorded in the areas of Vuhledar, Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka, and Velyka Novosilka in Donetsk oblast.

    The enemy is conducting defensive operations in the Zaporizhzhia direction. It carried out artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Zahirne, Orihiv, Novoandriyivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Plavni in the Zaporizhia oblast and Nikopol in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast.

    In the Kherson direction, the enemy is defending previously occupied lines. Areas of settlements located on the right bank of the Dnipro River in the Kherson oblast were subjected to artillery and tank shelling. The enemy does not stop shelling the suburbs and the city of Kherson itself.

    A decrease in the number of russian soldiers and military equipment is observed in the settlement of Oleshky. Enemy troops were withdrawn from certain settlements of the Kherson oblast and dispersed in forest strips along the section of the Oleshka - Hola Prystan highway. The main part of the troops are mobilized persons.

    The russian occupiers continue to use civilian facilities in the temporarily occupied territories. Thus, the invaders set up a field hospital in a school in one of the settlements of the Zaporizhzhia oblast. At the same time, during November 28-29, the evacuation of wounded invaders by a convoy of trucks and buses moving towards Melitopol was recorded.

    During the past 24 hours, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 17 strikes on the enemy's areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, as well as 4 strikes on the positions of its anti-aircraft missile systems.

    At the same time, Ukrainian units shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (probably of the "Orlan-10" type). The information is being clarified.

    Over the past 24 hours, units of missile forces and artillery of the Defense Forces have hit 7 areas of concentration of personnel and weapons and military equipment, a warehouse of fuel and lubricants, as well as 5 other important enemy objects.

    We support the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!