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  • Operational update regarding russian invasion as of 06.00, December 12, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 12 December 2022 07:06

    The two hundred ninety-second (292) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine have repelled attacks by occupiers in the areas of Stelmakhivka, Makiivka, and Serebryansk Forestry of Luhansk oblast, and Verkhnyokamyanske, Bilohorivka, Soledar, Yuryivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, and Vremivka of Donetsk oblast.

    In addition, the enemy carried out 2 missile strikes on the civilian infrastructure of the city of Kostyantynivka, Donetsk oblast, 11 airstrikes on the positions of our troops along the contact line, and also carried out more than 60 MLRS attacks on the civilian infrastructure of the city of Kherson and the positions of our troops.

    The threat of strikes with the use of missiles and attack UAVs against the objects of the energy system and critical infrastructure throughout the territory of Ukraine remains.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the settlements of Strilecha, Starytsa, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Volokhivka, Okhrimivka, Dvorichna, Kamianka in the Kharkiv oblast and Ivanivske in the Donetsk oblast were hit by mortar and artillery fire.

    In the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, the enemy shelled the areas of sixteen settlements. Among them – Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka and Berestovka of the Kharkiv oblast; Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Pischane, Makiivka and Ploshchanka in the Luhansk oblast and Chervonopopivka, Terny, Yampolivka and Torske in the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions, the enemy fired at the positions of the Defense Forces from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of twenty-four settlements. These are, in particular, Verkhnokamianske, Bilohorivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Druzhba, Zalizne, New York, Avdiivka, Opytne, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka and Maryinka of the Donetsk oblast. The occupiers struck with the forces of operational-tactical and army aviation in the areas of Spirne and Bilohorivka.

    In the Novopavlivsk direction, enemy fire activity was recorded near Novoukrainka, Prechystivka, and Vuhledar in the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy shelled the settlements of Vremivka in the Donetsk oblast and Zelene Pole, Novopil, Novodarivka, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Dorozhnyanka, Hulyaipilske, Charivne and Mali Shcherbaky in the Zaporizhzhia oblast.

    On the Kherson direction the enemy shelled the settlements of Chervonyi Mayak, Lvove, Inzhenerne, Chornobayivka and the city of Kherson.

    In violation of International Humanitarian Law, the enemy continues to use civilians as human shields. In the village of Troitske in the temporarily occupied Luhansk oblast, the russian occupiers are placing military equipment and setting up firing positions near residential buildings where the civilian population lives.

    During the current day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 14 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, as well as a strike on the positions of the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile complex.

    Missile troops and artillery units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 9 control points, 17 personnel concentration areas, an artillery concentration area, and 2 munitions depots of the occupiers.

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