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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., June 8, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 June 2023 06:38

    Day 470 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian federation continues to wage its war of aggression disregarding the losses. In order to achieve its goals, russia continues to use terror tactics, launches strikes and shells civilian targets, including residential areas.

    During the day of June 7, the adversary launched 5x missile and 48x air strikes, 70x MLRS attacks. Unfortunately, the attacks caused civilian casualties on top of the destroyed infrastructure.

    The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains very high.

    The adversary continues to focus its main efforts on attempts to fully occupy Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts. During the day of June 7, there were 30x combat engagements.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary continues to maintain military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. During the day of June 7, the enemy launched air strike in the vicinity of Strilecha (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired mortars and artillery at the settlements of Halahanivka, Leonivka (Chernihiv oblast), Novovasylivka, Volfyne, Rozhkovychi, Vovkivka, Yablunivka (Sumy oblast), Udy, Veterynarne, Hraniv, Morokhovets, Ternova, Starytsya, Vovchansk, Hatyshche, Pokalyane, Budarky, Zemlyanky, Zarubynka, Chuhunivka, and Milove (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinity of Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast) and Stelmakhivka (Luhansk oblast) during the day of June 7. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at Kamyanka, Topoli, Krasne Pershe, Petro-Ivanivka, Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kindrashivka, Kyslivka, Tabaivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), and Novoselivske (Luhansk oblast).

    Lyman axis: during the day of June 7, the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Vesele (Donetsk oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Zarichne, Yampolivka, Bilohorivka, Siversk, Zvanivka, Ivano-Darivka, Spirne, Vesele, and Nykyforivka (Donetsk oblast). Makiivka, Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Verkhnokamyanske, Torske, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary conducted offensive operations towards Orikhovo-Vasylivka Ivanivske, and Pivnichne, to no success. russian aircraft launched air strikes in the vicinities of Dyliivka and Bila Hora (Donetsk oblast). Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Stupochky, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Bila Hora, Toretsk, and Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy artillery fire.

    Avdiivka axis: the adversary made an unsuccessful attempt to advance towards the settlements of Avdiivka and Pervomaiske. russian forces launched air strikes in the vicinity of Avdiivka. The invaders fired artillery at the vicinities of settlements of Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: Ukrainian defenders repelled numerous enemy attacks in the vicinity of the city of Maryinka, inflicting major casualties on the enemy. At the same time, the enemy launched air strikes on Krasnohorivka, fired artillery at the settlements of Ukrainsk, Hostre, Maksymilyanivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, and Shakhtarske. The occupiers shelled the settlements of Vuhledar, Shakhtarske, Zolota Nyva, and Vremivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary stays on the defensive. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Novopil (Donetsk oblast), Olhivske, and Poltavka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The occupant forces fired artillery at Burlatske, Novosilka, Novopil, Temyrivka (Donetsk oblast), Olhivske, Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Bilohirya, Novoandriivka, Shcherbaky, Stepove, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Beryslav, Vesele, Tokarivka, Sadove, Bilozerka (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson.

    The occupiers were unprepared for the effects of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station dam blowing up, which caused their casualties and losses in weapons and military equipment. In particular, the units of the 7th Air Assault Division and the 22nd Army Corps of the russian Armed Forces have injured, killed and missing. In addition, these units have lost several field ammunition depots and food storages, soft-skinned vehicles and armored vehicles, as well as other military property.

    At the same time, civilians were evacuating en masse from the town of Kakhovka on June 6, during which people used their own vehicles. The russian occupiers used the evacuation routes along with the civilians. During this movement, the invaders used local residents as human shields.

    During the day of June 7, Ukrainian Air Force launched 23x air strikes on the concentrations of troops and 4x air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.

    During the day of June 7, the Ukrainian defenders intercepted 4x reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy.

    The Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 4x command posts, 9x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 5x ammunition depots, 2x anti-aircraft missile systems, and 1x radar station the adversary during the day of June 7.

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