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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., April 3, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 03 April 2023 07:13

    Day 404 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    During the day of April 3, the adversary launched 5x missile, 32x air strikes, and more than 50x MLRS attacks.

    The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains high, as the adversary continues to use its terror tactics.

    The enemy is focusing its main efforts on the offensive operations on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’inka axes, where more than 70x enemy attacks were repelled. Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’inka remain at the epicenter of the fighting.

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes.

    During the day of April 2, the adversary shelled Volfyne, Basivka, Ryasne, Mezenivka (Sumy oblast), Veterynarne, Hatyshche, Velykyi Burluk, and Kolodyazne (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kup’yans’k axis: Kam’yanka, Petro-Ivanivka, Dvorichna, Kut’kivka, Zapadne, Masyutivka, Krokhmal’ne (Kharkiv oblast), and Novoselivs’ke (Luhansk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Lyman axis: during the day of April 2, the adversary attempted to advance in the vicinities of Bilohorivka and Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, to no success. Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Tors’ke, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy does not cease its assault on Bakhmut in attempts to take it under full control. Ukrainian soldiers repelled over 20x enemy attacks. Also, Ukrainian defenders repelled the occupants’ attacks in the vicinity of settlement of Ivanivske. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Kostyantynivka, Zalizne, and New York, (Donetsk oblast) suffered from enemy shelling.

    Avdiivka and Mar’inka axes: the adversary conducted offensive operations in the vicinities of Avdiivka, Pervomais’ke, and Maryinka. None of them were successful.

    During the day of April 2, Ukrainian troops repelled over 15x enemy attacks near Mar’inka and Avdiivka alone. In addition, the invaders shelled Orlivka, Tonen’ke, Sjeverne, Netaylove, Krasnohorivka, and Heorhiivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtars’ke axis: during the day of April 2, the enemy shelled the vicinities of settlements of Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Velyka Novosilka, Vremivka, and Neskuchne.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: with no active operations, the adversary was improving defensive lines and positions. More than 30x settlements near the line of active combat were shelled by the enemy. Among them are Ol’hivs’ke, Hulyaipole, Bilohir’ya, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriivka, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Zolota Balka, Tomaryne, Kozats’ke, Ivanivka, Zelenivka, Komyshany, Bilozerka, and Kherson.

    The russian occupiers continue to force russian passports on the residents of the temporarily occupied territory of Zaporizhzhia oblast. In particular, the invaders are forcing school teachers in Melitopol’ to renounce their Ukrainian citizenship and obtain russian passports by June 1, 2023.

    During the day of April 2, Ukrainian Air Force launched 8x air strikes on the concentrations of the occupants, while the missile and artillery units hit 1x command post, 3x concentrations of manpower, 3x positions of air defense systems, and 6x other important targets of the enemy.

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