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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., December 8, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 December 2023 07:18

    Day 653 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    During the day of December 7, there were 89x combat engagements.

    The enemy launched 3x missile and 57x air strikes, 47x 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, on December 7, the russian occupiers launched an air strike against Ukraine using 21x Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs. The Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 17x enemy drones.

    Air strikes hit Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Kucherivka, Podoly, Kurylivka, Kyslivka, Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast), Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast), Vyimka, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Toretsk, Pivdenne, Avdiivka, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast), Kopani (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    More than 120x settlements in Chernihiv, 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: Ukrainian defenders repelled 7x enemy attacks in the vicinities of Synkivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defense forces repelled all enemy attacks in the vicinity of Terny (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian soldiers repelled 24x attacks of the enemy in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka, Ivanivske and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue assault operations south of Bakhmut (Donetsk oblast), inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the enemy, and consolidate their positions.

    Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back the enemy who keeps trying to encircle Avdiivka. The Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground as they inflict major losses on the enemy. The Ukrainian Defense Forces successfully repelled 30x attacks of the adversary in the areas east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, south of Tonenke, and Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinities of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 14x attacks in that area.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy conducted no offensives.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 8x adversary attacks in the areas west of Verbove and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their active operations on Melitopol axis to inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces and exhaust the enemy all along the front line.

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to maintain their positions 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 7, Ukrainian Air Force launched 5x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x electronic warfare station.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!