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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF as of 6.00 a.m., 12th January 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 12 January 2023 07:11

    Day 323 of the russian military aggression has begun.

    Over the past 24 hours, russia launched 4x missile strikes (on civilian objects in the towns of Lyman and Chasiv Yar, Donetsk Oblast); 23x airstrikes and 69x MLRS attacks took place in other locations.

    The threat of russian air and missile attacks remains high across Ukraine.

    Over the last day, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled attacks of the occupiers in the vicinities of Stelmakhivka and Kreminna (Luhansk oblast); Rozdolivka, Sil’, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviivka, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Mayorsk, Pervomais’ke, and Krasnohorivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no enemy offensive forces detected.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the vicinities of Novovasylivka and Vovkivka settlements (Sumy oblast), as well as Hur’iv Kozachok, Strilecha, Starytsya, Ohirtseve, Vovchans’k, Vilcha, and Novomlynsk (Kharkiv oblast) were subject to mortar and artillery shelling.

    Kup’yans’k axis: the enemy shelled the vicinities of Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kup’yans’k, Kislivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmal’ne, Berestov, Vyshneve, Ivanivka, and Pershotravneve (Kharkiv oblast); and Stelmakhivka (Luhansk oblast).

    Lyman axis: Terny (Kharkiv oblast), as well as Makiivka, Ploshanka, Nevs’ke, Chervonopivka, Kreminna, Kuzmyne and Dibrova (Luhansk oblast) suffered enemy attacks.

    Bakhmut axis: the vicinities of Spirne, Vyimka, Berestovka, Bilohorivka, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Krasna Hora, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanovs’ke, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Kurdyumivka, Diliivka, and Druzhba (Donetsk oblast) were subject to tank, mortar, barrel and rocket artillery attacks.

    Avdiivka axis: Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomais’ke, Nevels’ke, Heorgiivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled.

    Novopavlivka axis: Vuhledar and Velyka Novosilka (Donetsk oblast) suffered enemy shelling.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the vicinities of Vil’ne Pole settlement (Donetsk Oblast); Malynivka, Zelenyi Hai, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Chervone, Charivne, Biloghirya, Kam’yans’ke, and Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast); and Manganets (Dnipropetrovsk oblast) were subjects to enemy attacks.

    Kherson axis: Dudchany, Stepanivka, Antonivka, and Kherson came under MLRS and barrel artillery fire.

    The village of Radensk (Kherson oblast, South-East from Kherson). Russian invaders have built fortifications and a network of trenches and dugouts using sea containers, which were previously used as a field hospital.

    It is known that the recruitment of mercenaries for the newly created private military companies "Shield" and "Rusych" has been announced in the temporarily occupied Crimea. Ex-servicemen and other employees of law enforcement agencies are invited to join the companies, with priority given to officers. In order to at least somehow attract interest, potential candidates are promised a high monetary maintenance, as well as the fact that they will allegedly not be involved in hostilities on the territory of Ukraine.

    During the past day, Ukrainian Air Force delivered 20x air strikes on concentrations of russian troops, and 3x air strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems.

    Ukrainian defenders shot down 1x Ka-52 attack helicopter and 2x "Orlan-10" type reconnaissance UAVs.

    Our missile and artillery troops attacked enemy command post, 7x concentrations of enemy troops, and 3x ammunition depots.

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