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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., February 8, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 February 2023 07:12

    Day 350 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun. 

    The enemy, trying to take full control of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts, continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive operations on the Kup’ansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka axes, and in the Kreminna, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Opytne, Maryinka and Vugledar areas. Suffers significant losses, especially in manpower.

    Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Novoselyvske, Chervonpopivka, Shypylivka and Bilogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Verkhnyokam’anske, Fedorivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Spirne, Vy’yimka, Bakhmut, Krasna Gora, Paraskoviivka, Ivanovske, Chasiv Yar, Kamianka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Mar’inka and Bogoyavlenka of the Donetsk Oblast.

    During the day, the enemy launched 8x missile strikes, 5x of which hit the civilian infrastructure of the city of Kharkiv, and 21x air strikes. In addition, the enemy carried out 39x attacks from MLRS, in particular, on the civilian infrastructure of Mykolaiv and Kherson Oblasts. Residential buildings were damaged.

    The threat of further russian air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: there were no changes in the and no signs of the formation of offensive groups were detected. The areas of Zarutske, Popivka and Sadky settlements of Sumy Oblast and Veterynarne, Strilecha, Krasne, Glyboke, Lyptsi, Starytsa, Morokhovets, Zelene, Neskuchne, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Budarky, Vilkhuvatka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlyns’k and Kamianka in Kharkiv Oblast were shelled. The occupiers deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle with a combat load in the Volfyne of the Sumy Oblast.

    Kup’yansk and Lyman axes: the vicinities of more than 40x settlements were affected by fire. Among them are Dvorichna, Hryanykivka, Kucherivka, Kup’yansk, Kurylivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Berestovka, Krokhmalne, Vyshneve, and Kuzmyne of the Kharkiv Oblast and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Chervonpopivka, Novoyehorivka, Makiivka, Ploschanka, Nevsky, Pishchane, Kreminna, Dibrova and Belogorivka in Luhansk Oblast. The enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Kotlyarivka, Krokhmalne, and Bilogorivka.

    Bakhmut axis: in particular, Spirne, Berestove, Bilogorivka, Rozdolivka, Zaliznianske, Paraskoviivka, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Mykolayivka, Predtechyne, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, New York and Vesele of the Donetsk Oblast were under fire. And in general - more than 30x settlements.

    Avdiivka and Novopavlivsk axes: Avdiivka, Vodyane, Mar’yinka, Pobieda, Novomykha’livka, Vugledar, Zolota Nyva and Neskuchne of the Donetsk Oblast were under tank, mortar and artillery shelling. Air strikes by the occupiers were recorded near Avdiivka, Nevelsky and Mar’yinka. In the Vodyane area, the russian invaders dropped non-lethal K-51 aerosol tear gas grenades from UAVs on the positions of our troops.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: more than 30x settlements, in particular, Novopil, Olgivske, Malynivka, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Shcherbaki, Mali Shcherbaki, and Stepove of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, were affected by fire. The enemy launched airstrikes near Olhivske and Gulyaipole.

    Kherson axis: 17x settlements were damaged by enemy fire. In particular, Mykhailivka, Havrylivka, Mylove, Zmiivka, Novoberislav, Kozatske, L’vove, Tyaginka, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Antonivka, Yantarne, Berehove, Veletenske and Kherson.

    In the settlement of Kayiry, Kakhovka district, Kherson Oblast, the russian occupying forces forcefully take away civilian cars from the local population.

    During the past 24 hours, the Air Force of the Defense Forces made 12x strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers and 2x strikes on the positions of anti-aircraft missile systems. Our defenders also destroyed a russian SU-25 attack aircraft, a Mi-24 helicopter and 2x enemy UAVs "Orlan". Our missile and artillery troops hit 2x enemy control points, 7x manpower concentration areas and an ammunition depot.

    Believe in the Armed Forces! United we will win! Glory to Ukraine!