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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., January 21, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 21 January 2023 07:10

    Glory to Ukraine! Day 332 of the russian full-scale invasion has begun.

    The threat of russian air and missile strikes across Ukraine remains high.

    During the day of January 21, the adversary launched 7x missile strikes (3x of which targeted the cities of Kramatorsk and Hulyaipole) and 15x air strikes. The invaders also launched 68x MLRS attacks, including at the civilian infrastructure of Nikopol’.

    During the day of January 21, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled occupants’ attacks in the vicinities of settlements of Novoselivs’ke, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka (Luhansk oblast), Bilohorivka, Rozdolivka, Vasyukivka, Krasna Hora, Yahidne, Bakhmut, Predtechyne, Vodyane, and Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast).

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhansky axes: certain adversary units remain stationed in the border areas with Ukraine, but no enemy offensive groups were found. The forces and means of the armed forces of the russian federation, deployed to the republic of belarus, are actively reconnoitering the targets of neighboring states, including Ukraine.

    The adversary artillery and mortar fire affected the vicinities of settlements of Volfyne (Sumy oblast), as well as Hur’yiv Kozachok, Veterynarne, Strilecha, Zelene, Ternova, Starytsya, Ohirtseve, Vovchans’k, Vil’cha, Budarky, Krasne Pershe, Kam’yanka, Fyholivka, and Dvorichna (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kup’yans’k axis: the vicinities of settlements of Tavil’zhanka, Vil’shana, Orlyanka, Kup’yans’k, Krokhmal’ne, Pishchane, Berestove, Vyshneve (Kharkiv oblast), as well as Novoselivs’ke, and Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast) came under tanks, mortars, artillery and missile systems’ fire.

    Lyman axis: the enemy fired all available weaponry at the vicinities of settlements of Novojehorivka, Makiivka, Nevs’ke, Ploshchanka, Holykove, Chervonopopivka, Kreminna, and Dibrova (Luhansk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Vyimka, Spirne, Bilohorivka, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Pivnichne, Zalizne, Kurdyumivka, and Maiors’k (Donetsk oblast) were hit by fire.
    Avdiivka axis: Kam’yanka, Avdiivka, Vesele, Vodyane, Pervomais’ke, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Mar’inka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Novopavlivka axis: the adversary shelled Vuhledar, Bohoyavlenka, and Velyka Novosilka (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: tank, mortar, and artillery fire hit Vremivka, Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast), Ol’hivs’ke, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Bilohir’ya, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv, Mali Shcherbaky, Kam’yans’ke, and Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Kherson axis: the occupant forces once again shelled Marhanets’ and Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Antonivka, and Kherson with artillery and missile systems. There are civilian casualties. 

    The adversary suffers daily casualties in the war of aggression it has unleashed. According to the available information, more than 300x wounded occupants are being treated in the surgical department alone of the city hospital of Starobils’k (Luhansk oblast).

    To provide medical care, the russian occupant forces use not only the already overcrowded medical facilities of the temporarily occupied settlements of the Kherson oblast, but also equip kindergartens as field hospitals. In addition, all doctors in the central hospital of Nyzhni Sirohozy have been replaced, and only the personnel of the russian occupation forces are now treated there.

    A similar situation has developed in Kalanchak, where local doctors were fired, and medical personnel from the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea were brought in to replace them. Local residents are not allowed to visit the hospital.

    During the day of January 20, Ukrainian Air Force launched 18x air strikes on the concentrations of the enemy and 4x air strikes on the positions of their anti-aircraft missile systems.

    The Ukrainian Defense Forces also shot down 2x reconnaissance UAVs Orlan-10 and Merlin-VR.

    Missile and artillery units of the Ukrainian Defense Forces hit 1x command post, 2x concentrations, and 1x ammunition depot of the occupiers.

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