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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., June 2, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 02 June 2023 06:45

    Day 464 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian federation has been suffering heavy losses as it continues to use terror tactics to intimidate the Ukrainians.

    Preliminary information: last night, the enemy used 15 cruise missiles (the type to be specified) and 18 Iranian Shahed combat UAVs to attack Ukraine, with all of these air threats intercepted by our defenders. The information is being updated.

    During the day of June 1, the enemy launched 12 missile attacks using 10 Iskander ballistic and cruise missiles (intercepted by Ukrainian defenders) and 2 S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles on Kyiv. In addition, the invaders launched 46 air strikes and 107 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the attacks have killed and wounded civilians, including children. Also, a children’s clinic, apartment buildings, private houses, and other civilian infrastructure have been damaged.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on attempts to fully occupy Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts. During the day of June 1, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 25 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. russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Halahanivka (Chernihiv oblast). The invaders fired mortars and artillery at the settlements of Berylivka, Yeline, Mistky, Khotiivka, Tymonovychi, Yanzhulivka, Krasnyi Khutir, Mykolaivka (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Atynske, Pavlivka, Pysarivka, Uhroidy, Krasnopillya, Slavhorod (Sumy oblast), Udy, Kozacha Lopan, Hoptivka, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Buhruvatka, Vovchansk, Mala Vovcha, Varvarivka, Budarky, Chuhunivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives west of Masyutivka (Kharkiv oblast), and Kuzemivka (Luhansk oblast) during the day of June 1. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vilshana, Kotlyarivka, Krokhmalne (Kharkiv oblast), and Serhiyivka (Luhansk oblast). The adversary fired artillery and mortars at Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Lyman Pershyi, Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), and Novoselivske (Luhansk oblast).

    Lyman axis: during the day of June 1, the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast) and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Yampolivka, Siversk, and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Novosadove, Torske, Spirne, and Mykolaivka (Donetsk oblast) came under artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis, the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Khromove, Bila Hora, and Oleksandro-Shultyne (Donetsk oblast) during the day of June 1. Kramatorsk, Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Predtechyne, Bila Hora, Dyliyivka, Zalizne, and New York (Donetsk oblast) suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiyivka axis: the adversary did not conduct any offensive operations. 

    The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities Avdiyivka and Vodyane (Donetsk oblast). 

    The occupant forces fired artillery at the settlements of Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka (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, and fired artillery at Heorhiyivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Velyka Novosilka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders shelled the settlements of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Novoukrainka.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary stays on the defensive. The occupant forces launched air strikes in the vicinities of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Beryslav, Kozatske, Odradokamyanka (Kherson oblast). The invaders shelled the settlements of Illinka, Velyka Novosilka, Vremivka, Zelene Pole (Donetsk oblast), Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Bilohirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriyivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Marhanets, Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Zmiyivka, Vesele, Ivanivka, Inhulets, Sadove, Antonivka, Zelenivka, Dniprovske, Kizomys (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson.

    The russian occupiers continue to force russian passports on the residents of the temporarily occupied territory of Kherson oblast. In particular, the russian occupation administration has set September 1, 2023, as the deadline for obtaining a russian passport and a mandatory written refusal of a Ukrainian passport. Also, local energy companies report that it is mandatory to re-sign new electricity supply contracts, which is only possible for holders of a russian passport. 

    All Ukrainian citizens refusing to receive the russian IDs are threatened with the termination of electricity supply, deportation, confiscation of property, and forced eviction from their homes.

    During the day of June 1, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 9 air strikes on the concentrations of troops and military equipment, as well as 4 air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary. 

    The Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed 2 Lancet combat UAVs and 1 Orlan-10 reconnaissance UAV.

    During the day of June 1, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1 command post, 1 anti-aircraft missile system, 5 artillery units at their firing positions, and 9 concentrations of enemy weapons and military equipment.

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