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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., September 13, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 13 September 2023 07:17

    Day 567 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to defend in the east and the south of Ukraine, conduct the offensive on Melitopol axis, and offensive operations on Bakhmut axis. As they destroy the enemy, they liberate the temporarily occupied territories and consolidate new positions.

    During the day of September 12, there were 34x combat engagements. The enemy launched 7x missile, 35x air strikes, more than 56x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian targets across Ukraine.

    In addition, since the beginning of the day of September 13, the russian occupiers have launched a massive air strike using combat UAVs against the civilian infrastructure of Odesa and Sumy oblasts. Information on the aftermath of this terrorist attack is currently being updated.

    Popivka, Stepok, Myropillya, Hrabovske (Sumy oblast), Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast), Nadiya, Dibrova (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, Klishchiivka, Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast), Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), and Odradokamyanka (Kherson oblast) were hit by air strikes.

    More than 45x settlements in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson oblasts came under artillery fire.

    Pivnich operational-strategic group, Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary continues to maintain a group of troops safeguarding the state border. The enemy troops conduct active subversive activities in the border areas in order to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened axes. The adversary increases the density of minefields along the state border in Belgorod oblast (russia).

    Khortytsia operational-strategic group, Kupyansk, Lyman, and Bakhmut axes: the adversary continues its attempts to break through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Orikhovo-Vasylivka. In turn, the Ukrainian Defense Forces’ offensive operations had partial success in the vicinity of Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast), the enemy is inflicted significant losses in manpower and equipment.

    Tavria operational-strategic group, the Ukrainian defenders are holding the defense near Avdiivka and Maryinka, where the enemy made more than 20x unsuccessful attempts to force our units out of their positions during the day of September 12. In addition, all of the enemy attacks in the vicinities of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) and south of Novodarivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast) resulted in significant losses in both manpower and equipment for the occupiers. At the same time, on Avdiivka, Maryinka, and Shakhtarske axes: the Ukrainian Defense Forces maintain the initiative, continuing to put pressure on the enemy, conduct assault operations, and win back Ukrainian land.

    Melitopol axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their offensive operation, inflicting significant losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, forcing the enemy to withdraw from their positions. As a result of assault operations, our soldiers have partial success in the vicinity of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct counter-battery fire as they destroy logistics, deployment sites, and firing positions of the enemy troops.

    During the day of September 12, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 9x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary.

    The Ukrainian missile, artillery, and unmanned aerial systems troops hit 10x artillery systems, 2x anti-aircraft missile systems, 1x concentration of troops, 1x electronic warfare station, 1x command post, and 5x ammunition depots of the adversary.

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