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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., December 2, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 02 December 2023 07:12

    Day 647 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian federation continues to ignore the laws and customs of warfare, using the terror tactics, launching missile and air strikes, and firing multiple launch rocket systems not only at the military, but also at numerous civilian targets across Ukraine. 

    During the day of December 1, there were 84 combat engagements. 

    The enemy launched a total of 2 missile and 30 air strikes, 71 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have wounded civilians. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed or damaged.

    Also, during the day of December 1, the russian federation launched yet another strike on Ukraine, using 2 Kh-59 guided missiles and 23 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs. The Ukrainian air defense forces and means destroyed 1 Kh-59 guided missile and 18 attack UAVs. 

    Air strikes hit Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast) and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    More than 100 settlements in Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, and Mykolaiv oblasts came under artillery fire.

    Pivnich operational-strategic group, Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy troops conduct active subversive activities in order to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened axes. The adversary increases the density of minefields along the state border in Belgorod oblast (russia).

    Khortytsia operational-strategic group, Kupyansk axis: the enemy conducted assault operations in the vicinities of Synkivka (Kharkiv oblast) and Stelmakhivka (Luhansk oblast), where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 13 attacks. 

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted assault operations in the vicinity of Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast). The Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 8x attacks in that area. 

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary conducted assault operations in the vicinities of Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, KKlishchiyivka and Andriyivka (Donetsk oblast), where the Ukrainian defenders repelled 21 attacks. The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue assault operations south of Bakhmut (Donetsk oblast), inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the enemy, and consolidate their new positions.

    Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiyivka axis: the enemy keeps trying to encircle Avdiyivka, but the Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground, inflicting major losses on the enemy. The adversary’s offensive actions were unsuccessful in the vicinities south of Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Sjeverne, and Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast), where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 21 attacks. 

    Maryinka axis: with the air support, the enemy conducted unsuccessful assault operations in the vicinities of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy did not conduct any offensive (assault) operations.    

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the adversary made 8 unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost ground near Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The enemy’s assaults were also unsuccessful in the area west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast), where the Ukrainian defenders repelled 4 more attacks. 

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line. 

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces maintain their positions held on the left bank of the Dnipro River, continue to conduct counter-battery fire, as they strike behind the enemy lines.

    During the day of December 1, the Ukrainian missile troops hit 3 concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, and 5 ammunition depots of the adversary.

    Support the Armed Forces of Ukraine! United we will be victorious! Glory to Ukraine!