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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., April 4, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 04 April 2023 06:49

    Day 405 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun.

    Over the past day, the enemy launched 3x missile and 21x air strikes, and conducted 33x MLRS attacks.

    The probability of further missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine, due to use of the terror tactics by the enemy.

    The enemy focuses its main efforts on offensive actions on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mar’yinka axes. Thanks to the coordinated actions and heroism of each and every Ukrainian warrior, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 69x attacks of the occupiers during the past day. The fiercest battles go on for the settlements of Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mar’yinka.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: operational situation has not changed significantly, and there are no signs of the formations of enemy offensive groupings.

    Certain units of the armed forces of the republic of belarus continue to perform tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine.

    The russian federation will keep using airspace, territory and military infrastructure of the republic of belarus. russia continues combat training program at various training grounds in belarus. Moreover, russia maintains military presence in the border areas of its Kursk and Belgorod oblasts.

    Over the past 24 hours, the enemy shelled Volfyne, Zapsillia, and Myroiyllya (Sumy oblast); Vovchans’k, Vovchans’ki Khutory, Zybine, Volokhivka, Rublene, and Vilkhuvatka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kup’yans’k axis: the settlements of Kam’yanka, Petro-Ivanivka, Novomlyns’k, Dvorichna, Kutkivka, Zapadne, and Masyutivka (Kharkiv oblast); Krokhmalne (Luhansk oblast); and Terny and Serebryanka (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Lyman axis: during the past day, the enemy attempted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Nevs’ke, Kreminna, Dibrova, and Serebryans’k forestry. Makiivka, Nevs’ke, Kreminna, Dibrova, and Beloghorivka (Luhansk oblast); Terny, Vesele, Zvanivka, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) suffered artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy makes further attempts to seize the town of Bakhmut. russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the vicinities of Orikhovo-Vasylivka and Ivanivs’ke. During the day, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 32x enemy attacks on the indicated section of the front.

    Various settlements, located in the area of hostilities, suffered enemy attacks. Among them are Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Bogdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanovs’ke, Chasiv Yar, Ozaryanivka, Dachne, Oleksandro-Shulgine, Zalizne and New York (Donetsk oblast).

    Avdiivka and Mar’yinka axes: the enemy attempted unsuccessful attacks in the vicinities of Novokalynove, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Severna, Pervomais’ke, and Mar’yinka. Moreover, russian forces shelled Avdiivka, Vodyane, Severna, Netaylove, Pervomais’ke, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Mar’yinka, and Pobieda (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtars’ke axis: the enemy stays on the defensive. russian forces made active use of UAVs to adjust artillery fire. The occupiers shelled Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Nyva, Velika Novosilka, and Vremivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy did not conduct active operations, but has increased its defense capabilities. The occupiers shelled the Olhivs’ke, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, and Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhia oblast); as well as Antonivka (Kherson oblast) and the city of Kherson.

    russian occupiers continue to put pressure on the population of the temporarily occupied territories of Kahovka district (Kherson oblast). So, since April 2, 2023, local residents are forbidden to leave their homes and go out. All public places, including shopping centers, shops, hospitals, etc. are closed during the day.

    Moreover, local seniors (pensioners) suffer from the abuse of the occupiers. They have to stay in long lines to receive pensions (payments), not everyone has enough money and not in full. At the same time, for a certain fee, receiving social benefits becomes more accessible.

    Last day, Ukrainian Air Force attacked 5x concentrations of enemy troops and military equipment. 1x enemy reconnaissance UAV was shot down.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 1x concentration of russian troops.

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