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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., April 9, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 09 April 2023 06:48

    Day 410 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun.

    Over the past day, the enemy has launched 4x missile and 40x air strikes, launched 58x rounds from MLRS on the positions of our troops and the civilian infrastructure of populated areas.

    The probability of launching missile and air strikes will continue to be high throughout the territory of Ukraine; the enemy does not stop using terror tactics.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes. Over the past day, thanks to the courage of each soldier, more than 50x enemy attacks were repelled in the indicated directions.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of formations of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    The enemy will continue to maintain a military presence in the Kursk and Belgorod regions bordering Ukraine. In the border areas of the Kursk region, the enemy continues to engineer the terrain.

    During the past day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Gremyach, Chernihiv Oblast; Seredyna-Buda, Baranivka, Bezsalivka, Volfine, Turya, Vysoke of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Veterinarne, Graniv, Vilkhivka, Ternova, Staritsa, Vovchansk, Karaichne and Chugunivka settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the settlements of Kolodyazne, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Krokhmalne, Kindrashivka, Pischane and Berestov of the Kharkiv Oblast were hit by enemy fire.

    Lyman axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area south of Kuzmyny and Verkhnyokamyansky last day. Cherneshchyna of the Kharkiv Oblast was hit by artillery fire; Makiivka, Nevske, Dibrova, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Kolodyazi, Yampolivka, Torske, Siversk, Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions, tries to take full control of the city of Bakhmut, battles continue. During the day, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of the Bohdanivka settlement. The units of the defense forces repelled about 10x enemy attacks on the indicated section of the front. More than 15x settlements were damaged by enemy shelling. Among them: Vasyukivka, Minkivka, Zaliznyanske, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Markove, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Khromove, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Stupochki, Bila Gora, Novodmytrivka and Druzhba of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Avdiivka and Mar’yinka axes: the enemy carried out offensive actions in the districts of Novokalynovy, Severnoy, Pervomaisky and Maryinka of the Donetsk Oblast, had no success. The fiercest battles on the indicated part of the front continue for Mar’yinka, where more than 15x enemy attacks were repulsed. At the same time, Novokalynove, Kamianka, Stepove, Orlivka, Lastochkine, Avdiyivka, Severne, Netaylove, Karlivka, Krasnohorivka, Mary’inka, Pobyeda and Paraskoviivka of the Donetsk Oblast were subjected to enemy shelling.

    Shakhtars’ke axis: during the day, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. Shelled the settlements of Novomykhailivka, Shakhtarske, Novoukrainka, Velyka Novosilka, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, and Novomayorske in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhya and Kherson axes: the enemy continues to build up defensive lines and positions. Fired on more than 40x settlements near the frontline. Among them are Vremivka, Novopil’ of the Donetsk Oblast; Novosilka, Olhivske, Malinivka, Chervone, Gulyaipole, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Stepove, Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Dudchany, Kachkarivka, Beryslav, Kozatske, Mykolaivka, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Komysany, Bilozerka, Dniprovske of the Kherson Oblast, as well as Kherson.

    The russian occupiers continue to strengthen the counter-intelligence and police regime in the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson Oblast. In particular, in the Hornostaiv district of the Kherson Oblast, raids are underway to check the personal phones of the local population for the presence of photo and video materials, as well as "forbidden" content. During such inspections, the occupiers record the personal data of local residents and selectively search their homes.

    During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 12x strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers. Also, our defenders shot down 2 UAVs of the "Supercam" type, 6 UAVs of the "Orlan-10" type and 6 UAVs of the "Zala" type.

    Units of missile and artillery troops hit 2x areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, 1x ammunition depot, 1x position of anti-aircraft defense equipment and 5x radio-electronic warfare stations of the enemy.

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