Day 568 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.
The russian occupiers continue to violate the International Humanitarian Law, as they target and shell the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian infrastructure alike, terrorizing civilians.
Last night, the occupants attacked Ukraine with 22x Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones, 17x of which were intercepted by Ukrainian air defense.
During the day of September 13, there were 29x combat engagements. The enemy launched 2x missile, 92x air strikes, 42x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian targets in various settlements. According to updated information, the occupants attacked Ukraine with 47x Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones during the day of September 13. 35x of these UAVs were intercepted by Ukrainian air defense. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. The attacks destroyed or damaged port infrastructure, private housing, and other civilian infrastructure.
The settlements of Morokhovets, Pletenivka, Petropavlivka, Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast), Stepok, Sumy oblast; Novoselivske, Novojehorivka, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Siversk, Spirne, Kurdyumivka, Klishchiivka, Krasnohorivka, New York (Donetsk oblast), Robotyne, Zapasne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Odradokamyanka, and Prydniprovske (Kherson oblast) were hit by air strikes.
About 100x settlements in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson oblasts came under artillery fire.
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.
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 and Bakhmut axes: the enemy does not abandon its attempts to break through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas north-east of Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), and Bohdanivka (Donetsk oblast). In turn, the Ukrainian Defense Forces’ offensive operations had partial success in the vicinities of Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, and Kurdyumivka (Donetsk oblast), the enemy is inflicted significant losses in manpower and equipment.
Tavria operational-strategic group, the Ukrainian defenders are holding the defense of Maryinka, where the adversary made 14x unsuccessful attempts to force our units out of their positions during the day of September 13. In addition, all of the enemy attacks in the vicinities of Mala Tokmachka and Verbove (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.
Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct counter-battery fire, destroy warehouses, and successfully strike behind the enemy lines.
During the day of September 13, Ukrainian Air Force launched 12x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, and 2x strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.
The Ukrainian missile, artillery, and unmanned aerial systems troops hit 1x command post, 1x anti-aircraft missile system, 1x concentration of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 15x artillery systems, and 2x ammunition depots, and 1x electronic warfare station of the adversary.
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