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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., 1 June 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 01 June 2023 07:03

    Day 463 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian federation continues to wage its war of aggression at the cost of heavy losses. russia is using terror tactics to intimidate Ukrainian civilians, launching strikes and shelling military and civilian targets indiscriminately.

    Last night, the adversary once again employed Iskander short-range missiles against civilian and critical infrastructure in Kyiv oblast. According to preliminary information, 10x out of 10x missiles have been destroyed by the Ukrainian Air Force.

    During the day of May 31, the adversary launched 3x missile, 29x air strikes, 49x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the attacks have caused civilian casualties, damaged private residential buildings other infrastructure.

    The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains very high.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on attempts to fully occupy Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts. During the day of May 31, Ukrainian Defence Forces repelled 21x enemy attacks.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no changes or signs of the formation of offensive groups were found.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary continues to maintain military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. During the day of May 31, the invaders launched an air strike near Pletenivka (Kharkiv oblast), fired mortars and artillery at the settlements of Karpovychi, Tymonovychi, Yanzhulivka, Halahanivka (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Prohres, Fotovyzh, Studentok, Hirky, Atynske, Shpyl, Uhroidy, Velyka Pysarivka (Sumy oblast), Udy, Hoptivka, Lyptsi, Strilecha, Zelene, Ternova, Starytsya, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Pletenivka, Vovchanski Khutory, Ohirtseve, Mala Vovcha, Varvarivka, Chuhunivka, Ambarne, and Hryhorivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives west of Masyutivka (Kharkiv oblast), and towards Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka (Luhansk oblast). russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinities of Kyslivka and Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast). The adversary fired artillery and mortars at Krasne Pershe, Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Zapadne, Masyutivka, Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), and Novoselivske (Luhansk oblast).

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted offensive operations south of Bilohorivka, to no success. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Terny and Siversk (Donetsk oblast). Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Novosadove, Torske, and Spirne (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives towards Orikhovo-Vasylivka and Bila Hora during the day of May 31. Kramatorsk, Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Predtechyne, Bila Hora, Dyliivka, Zalizne, and New York (Donetsk oblast) suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the adversary did not conduct any offensive operations. russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Avdiivka. The occupant forces fired artillery at the settlements of Novokalynove, Orlivka, Avdiivka, Tonenke, Sjeverne, Netaylove, Karlivka, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: Ukrainian defenders repelled all enemy attacks in the vicinity of the city of Maryinka. The enemy also launched an air strike there. Kurakhove, Maksymilyanivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, Yelyzavetivka, Katerynivka, Kostyantynivka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) came under artillery fire.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinity of Vuhledar and Prechystivka. The invaders shelled the settlements of Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Shakhtarske, and Velyka Novosilka.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary stays on the defensive. The occupant forces shelled the settlements of Vremivka, Vilne Pole, Novosilka, Zelene Pole, Novopil, Temyrivka (Donetsk oblast), Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Stepove, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Beryslav, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Antonivka, Komyshany, Dniprovske, Kizomys, Shyroka Balka (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson.

    Despite numerous appeals from the IAEA and world leaders, the occupiers continue to turn the temporarily seized Enerhodar (Zaporizhzhia oblast) into a military and logistics base. Thus, the “Custom-Made Equipment and Pipelines” plant is used by the invaders to repair their military equipment, while “Special Structures” plant and “Housing Construction Works” have been turned into a warehouse for military equipment, weapons, and ammunition.

    During the day of May 31, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 15x air strikes on the concentrations of enemy troops and military equipment, including 2x air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems.

    The Ukrainian defenders intercepted 5x reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy.

    During the day of May 31, Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1x command post, 1x artillery unit at its firing position, 2x ammunition depots, and 2x electronic warfare stations.

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    Glory to Ukraine!