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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., July 22, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 22 July 2023 06:57

    Day 514 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun.

    Tonight, the russian federation launched another air and missile attack on Ukraine. The information is currently being updated.

    Over the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 16x missile strikes, more than 20x airstrikes, and launched 50x MLRS salvo rocket attacks on Ukrainian cities and Ukrainian Armed Forces. As a result of russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, children and adults have been killed or injured, grain storage points in the south of Ukraine, industrial facilities have been destroyed and damaged, more than 70x civilian houses and other infrastructure have been destroyed or damaged.

    The threat of missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes, heavy battles continue. More than 40x combat clashes took place during the day.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes detected. There are no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groupings.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy shelled with mortars and artillery more than 15x settlements, such as Goncharivske of the Chernihiv Oblast; Stukalyvka, Bilovody, Stepne, Morozova Dolyna of the Sumy Oblast and Hatishche, Vovchanski Khutory, Bochkove, Krugle and Budarky in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: our soldiers are holding their positions firmly. Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Kupyansk, Novoosynove and Synkivka of the Kharkiv Oblast were shelled by artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces conducted unsuccessful offensives in the Nadia, Makiyivka, Nevske areas of the Luhansk Oblast, and Serebryansky forest and Dibrova in Donetsk Oblast. They carried out airstrikes in the Serebryansky Forest, Spirne and Dibrova areas of the Donetsk Oblast. Nevske and Bilogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne and Rozdolivka in Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: under heavy enemy artillery fire, our defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks in the Hryhorivka area, and more than 15x settlements got shelled, including Kostyantynivka, Oleksandro-Shultine, Stupochki, Klishchiivka, Druzhba, and New York of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Avdiivka axis: our defenders successfully repelled russian assaults at Pervomaysky of the Donetsk Oblast. The enemy launched airstrikes in the Avdiivka area. They shelled more than 15x settlements, including Novokalynove, Krasnohorivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske and Nevelske of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: Defense Forces continue to hold back the advance of russian troops in the areas of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka. The enemy shelled more than 15x settlements, including Maryinka, Georgiivka, Maksimilianivka, Hostre, Pobyeda and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy forces carried out unsuccessful offensives at Novomykhailivka and Blagodatne of the Donetsk Oblast. More than 10x settlements were shelled, in particular, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Neskuchne and Blagodatne got under fire.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy is concentrating forces to prevent further advance of our troops. They carried out an airstrike at Kozatsky of the Kherson Oblast. More than 30x settlements, including Novodarivka, Malynivka, Chervone, Mali Shcherbaki, Stepove, Lobkove, Pyatikhatky of the Zaporizhia Oblast, were shelled by artillery; Dmytrivka, Tyaginka, Sadove, Dniprovske, Antonivka of the Kherson Oblast, Kherson, as well as Ochakiv of the Mykolaiv Oblast.

    At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct offensive operations on the Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, while equipping captured positions.

    In the units of a motorized rifle regiment of the occupiers, which participates in hostilities in Pershotravneve of the Luhansk Oblast, russian servicemen have a low level of morale and psychological condition. It was established that the main factors that negatively affect it are large losses in manpower during hostilities, untimely provision of ammunition to the occupiers, and uncertainty regarding the terms of replenishment of the personnel of units that suffered combat losses. The number of those wishing to leave their units and withdraw from the areas of hostilities to the russian federation is increasing.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 14x strikes on areas where personnel, weapons and military equipment are concentrated, and 3x strikes on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

    Ukrainian Defence Forces also destroyed 11x operational-tactical reconnaissance UAVs.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 2x enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment concentrations, 5x artillery units at firing positions and the enemy EW station.