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  • Operational update regarding russian invasion as of 06.00, December 9, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 09 December 2022 07:08

    The two hundred eighty-ninth (289) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces have repelled attacks by russian occupiers in the areas of Bilohorivka in the Luhansk oblast and Klishchiivka and Maryinka in the Donetsk oblast.

    Over the past day, the enemy launched 5 missile and 3 air strikes, as well as carried out 54 attacks from rocket salvo systems.

    The threat of missile strikes on energy system and critical infrastructure facilities throughout Ukraine continues.

    In the Siversky direction, the enemy shelled the settlements of Khodyne, Sosnivka, Kindrativka, and Zapsillia of the Sumy oblast with mortars.

    In the Slobozhansk direction, the areas of the settlements of Strilecha, Ternov, Starytsa, Ohirtseve and Kupyansk of the Kharkiv region were hit by fire from mortars and barrel artillery.

    The enemy is defending in the Kupyansk direction. Shelling from tanks and various types of artillery was recorded in the areas of Sinkivka, Pishchane and Pershotravneve settlements in the Kharkiv region and Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk region.

    In the Lyman direction, the enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Hrekivka, Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Nevske and Chervonopopivka in the Luhansk oblast, and Torske and Hryhorivka in the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions, the enemy does not stop trying offensive actions. Areas of twenty-five settlements were shelled by tanks, mortars, and rocket artillery. Among them are Berdychi, Andriivka, Verkhnokamyanske, Berestov, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Soledar, Bakhmut, Opytne, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk oblast.

    The enemy is defending in the Novopavlivsk direction. Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva and Velyka Novosilka in Donetsk oblast were shelled.

    In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy fired tanks and artillery at the areas of fourteen settlements. In particular, Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka and Novopoly in the Donetsk oblast and Dorozhnyanka, Hulyaipole, Novodanylivka and Stepove in the Zaporizhzhia oblast.

    The enemy is conducting defensive operations in the Kherson direction. Tank and artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of Beryslav, Kozatske, Antonivka, Komyshany, Dniprovske and Veletenske settlements of the Kherson oblast and the outskirts of the city of Kherson.

    The enemy continues to suffer losses. On December 7 of this year, as a result of fire damage to areas where the occupiers were concentrated in the area of the cities of Berdyansk, Tokmak, Melitopol, Enerhodar, Dniprorudne, Polohy and Vasylivka of Zaporizhzhia region, the enemy lost about 240 people wounded. 3 ammunition warehouses and about 20 units of military equipment of various types were destroyed. The hospital arranged on the basis of the "Tokmak Anti-tuberculosis Dispensary" is completely filled with wounded servicemen of the russian occupation forces.

    The units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 8 control points, 11 areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, and 2 ammunition warehouses of the invaders.

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