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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., March 15, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 15 March 2023 06:59

    Day 385 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun. 
    During the day, the enemy carried out 40x air strikes, 12x missile strikes and launched more than 100x attacks from MLRS. One of the rocket strikes hit the city of Kramatorsk - a three-story residential building was damaged, there were dead and wounded among the local population. Another missile attack took place in the city of Zatoka, Odesa Oblast - one of the buildings of the "Zolota Rybka" children's educational institution was damaged by the fragments of the missile. There were no victims or losses among the local population. The enemy also launched a missile attack on a civil infrastructure object in the settlement of Ivanivka, Kherson Oblast. There are casualties among the local population and at least one private house has been damaged.
    The probability of further missile strikes throughout the territory of Ukraine remains quite high.
    The enemy's main goal during the past day, as before, remained attempts to reach the administrative borders of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. To do this, they concentrated efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Mar’yinka, and Shakhtars’k axes. Thanks to professional and coordinated actions, our defenders repelled more than 90x enemy attacks in the indicated directions.
    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly. The enemy maintains a military presence near the state border of Ukraine, but the formation of offensive groups has not been detected. At the same time, the enemy continued to engineer terrain in the border areas of Bryansk and Kursk Oblasts. During the past day, the enemy shelled the districts of Arkhipivka, Mykhalchyna Sloboda, Kolos and Yeliny in Chernihiv Oblast; 9x settlements of Sumy Oblast: Ukrainy, Znob-Novgorod, Seredyna-Buda, Romashkov, Bachivsk, Starykov, Volfine, Grabovske and Porozok, as well as 15x settlements of Kharkiv Oblast. Among them are Gur'iv Kozachok, Kozacha Lopan, Graniv, Hlyboke, Krasne and Bologhivka.
    Kupyansk and Lyman axes: the enemy maintains its military presence in the border areas with Ukraine, in order to prevent our units from being transferred to other directions. Also, during the previous day, the enemy unsuccessfully tried to break through the defense of our troops. The occupiers carried out artillery shelling of 4x settlements along the line of combat in the Kharkiv Oblast (Dvorichna, Hryanikyvka, Masyutivka and Krokhmalne); 7x settlements of Luhansk Oblast: Novoselivske, Makiivka, Nevske, Dibrova, Bilogorivka, Zolotarivka and Chervopopivka. Spirne and Fedorivka in Donetsk Oblast also suffered under the influence of fire.
    Bakhmut axis: the enemy does not stop trying to capture the city of Bakhmut, where constant positional battles continue. At the same time, our defenders repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Yagidne, Khromov and Orikhovo-Vasylivka settlements. 15x settlements of the Donetsk Oblast near the contact line were under enemy shelling. Among them are Nikiforivka, Vasyukivka, Minkivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanovske and Kostyantynivka.
    Avdiivka, Mar’yinka, and Shakhtars’k axes: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of the settlements of Kam’ianka, Nevelske, Novokalynove, Severne, Pervomaiske, Novomykhailivka, Pobyeda, and Vodyane of the Donetsk Oblast. Areas of 16x settlements of Donetsk Oblast were hit by enemy shelling: Berdychi, Kam’ianka, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Netaylove, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske, Mar’yinka, Georgiivka, Vugledar, Paraskoviivka, Ocheretine, Orlivka, Pobyeda, Prechistivka, and Neskuchne.
    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy conducted defensive operations. 17x settlements of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, near which hostilities are taking place, were shelled. In particular, Olhivske, Gulyaipole, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka and Stepnohirsk. Primyske of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast was also affected by the fire; Ochakiv - Mykolaiv Oblast, as well as 20x settlements of Kherson Oblast. Among them are Zolota Balka, Mykhailivka, Kachkarivka, Vesele, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Antonivka, Zelenivka, Dniprovske and Kherson.
    In Horlivka, which is located on the territory of the temporarily occupied Donetsk Oblast, about 90c servicemen of the russian army, who are being treated in medical institutions of the city, will soon be sent to the city of Urzuf to undergo a medical examination to determine their suitability for further military serviceAt the same time, the occupiers in Horlivka received an order to conduct another wave of mobilization in the city to replenish the manpower of the units, which are temporarily withdrawn from the combat zone due to the loss of combat capability. It is planned to mobilize about 500x people from those categories who previously received delay for reasons of limited or complete unfitness for military service.
    During the day, the Air Force made 9x strikes on the areas where the occupiers were concentrated, 3x strikes on the enemy's SAM deployment sites, and 3x strikes on other important objects of the occupiers.
    Units of missile and artillery forces hit 3x areas of concentration of enemy personnel, 3x control points of units of the russian army and a position of enemy air defense.
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