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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., April 15, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 15 April 2023 07:02

    Day 416 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun.

    The russian federation continues to ignore International Humanitarian Law, strikes and fires not only at the positions of our troops, but also at the civilian infrastructure of populated areas.

    Over the past day, the enemy launched 9x air and 19x missile strikes, 13x of them from the S-300 air defense systems against the peaceful cities of Slov’iansk and Kramatorsk, and shot with 42x rounds from MLRS on the positions of our troops and the civilian infrastructure of populated areas. There are dead and injured civilians, high-rise and private residential buildings, as well as other civilian infrastructure, have been destroyed and damaged.

    The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiiv and Mar’yinka axes. The fiercest battles continue for Bakhmut and Mar’yinka. During the past day, 56x enemy attacks were repelled.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been detected. Some units of the territorial troops of the armed forces of the russian federation continue to be on the territory of the republic of belarus. A full check of the combat readiness of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus is underway.

    The enemy’s military presence is maintained in the Kursk and Belgorod regions bordering Ukraine.

    During the past day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Galaganivka, Chernihiv Oblast; Studenok, Rivne, Iskryskivshchyna, Volfyne of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Kozacha Lopan, Tokarivka, Mali Prohody, Strelecha, Lukyantsi, Neskuchne, Staritsa, Vovchansk, Nesterne and Zemlianki in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: Stroivka, Dvorichanske, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Lyman Pershey, Kindrashivka, Masyutivka, Tabaivka, and Berestov in the Kharkiv Oblast were under enemy fire.

    Lyman axis: during the past day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions near the settlements of Dibrova and Bilogorivka. Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Dibrova and Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions. Heavy fighting continues for the city of Bakhmut. Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Diliivka, Toretsk and New York of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Novokalynovo and Pervomaysky areas of the Donetsk Oblast, without success. They shelled the settlements of Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske and Karlivka.

    Mar’yinka axis: our defenders repelled numerous enemy attacks in the area of the Mar’yinka settlement of the Donetsk Oblast over the past day. At the same time, Pobyeda and Novomykhailivka got under enemy fire.

    Shakhtars’ke axis: the enemy did not carry out offensive operations the last day. They shelled the settlements of Bogoyavlenka, Shakhtars’ke, Novoukrainka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Zolota Niva, and Vugledar in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy continues to conduct defensive operations. Over the past 24 hours, there were shelled more than 40x settlements near the frontline. Among them are Vremivka, Novopil’ of the Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Malynyvka, Chervone, Gulyaipole, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Zolota Balka, Novoberislav, Kozatske, Burgunka, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Antonivka, Bilozerka, Dniprovske of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    russian invaders continue to commit looting in the temporarily captured territory of Ukraine. In particular, in the Novokakhovsk district of the Kherson Oblast, cases of grease draining from electric transformers were noted, which, in turn, led to the blackout of individual streets of the district’s settlements.

    Over the past day, the Ukrainian Air Force has struck 5x areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers.

    Units of missile and artillery troops hit 1x control point, 3x areas of concentration of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment, as well as 1x enemy electronic warfare station.

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