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  • Operational update of General Staff of the UAF regarding the russian invasion as of 06:00, on December 5, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 05 December 2022 07:04

    The two hundred eighty-fifth (285) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    Over the past day, units of the Defence Forces have repelled attacks by russian invaders in the areas of the settlements of Ploshchanka and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk oblast and Berestove, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk oblast.

    Over the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 7 rocket and 32 air strikes, as well as launched more than 50 MLRS attacks on the positions of our troops and settlements along the contact line.

    There is still a threat of missile strikes on the objects of the energy system and critical infrastructure throughout the territory of Ukraine.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    The republic of belarus continues to support the russian federation's armed aggression against Ukraine, providing territory and airspace for launching missile and air strikes. Certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to perform tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine.

    In the Siverskyi direction, the enemy carried out mortar attacks on the settlements of Sopych, Svarkove and Zarutske of the Sumy oblast.

    In the Slobozhanskyi direction, the areas of the settlements of Timofiivka, Strilecha, Starytsa, Buhruvatka, Ohirtseve, Vovchansk, Bochkove, Mala Vovcha, Dvorichna, Tavilzhanka and Bohdanivske of the Kharkiv oblast were hit by artillery fire of various calibers from the enemy.

    The enemy is defending in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions. Fired from tanks and artillery in the areas of Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove and Vyshneve settlements of Kharkiv oblast; Novoselivske, Myasozharivka, Makiivka, Ploschanka in the Luhansk oblast, and Yampolivka and Andriivka in the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions, the occupiers are concentrating their main efforts on conducting offensive actions and trying to improve their tactical position. Areas of the settlements of Soledar, Chasiv Yar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Kostyantynivka, Klishchiivka, Opytne, Kurdyumivka, Zalizne, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Vodyane, Vesele, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk oblast were shelled by tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery.

    The enemy is defending in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions. Areas of the settlements of Novosilka, Neskuchne, Zolota Nyva and Prechystivka in the Donetsk oblast and Novoandriivka, Novodanilivka, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipole, Chervone and Dorozhnyanka in the Zaporizhzhia region were affected by the fire.

    In the Kherson direction, the enemy shelled the areas of more than twenty settlements along the right bank of the Dnipro River with artillery. The russian occupiers do not stop the fire terror of the civilian population of the city of Kherson.

    According to available information, in the Skadovsky district of the Kherson region, the enemy strengthened the administrative and police regime and introduced a curfew. Movement between settlements is prohibited 24 hours a day, movement within settlements is permitted only during the day.

    It has been confirmed that the Defense Forces destroyed the concentration of enemy manpower in the Yakymiv district of the Zaporizhzhia region. The losses of the enemy are up to 30 servicemen wounded and more than 10 dead.

    During the past day, the Ukrainian aviation made 18 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, as well as 1 strike on the positions of the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems.

    At the same time, our soldiers shot down an enemy Ka-52 helicopter and 4 UAVs of the occupiers.

    The units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces hit 2 control points, an ammunition depot, an area for the concentration of personnel and military armament and technics, as well as one other important object of the enemy.

    We believe in the Armed Forces! We will win! Glory to Ukraine!