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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., April 23, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 23 April 2023 06:26

    Day 424 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun.

    During the past day, the russian federation launched 8 missile strikes, 37 air strikes and carried out about 45 rounds from MLRS on the positions of our troops and populated areas. There are dead and wounded among the civilian population, destroyed and damaged private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure.

    The threat of further missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

    The main efforts of the enemy are focused on conducting offensive operations on the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes – 58 enemy attacks were repelled. The fiercest battles continue for Bakhmut and Maryinka.

     Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: during the day, the enemy carried out an airstrike on Orlykivka and shelled the settlements of Karpovychi and Khotiivka, Chernihiv Oblast; Ulanovka, Brusky, Stukalyvka, Volfine, Korenivka and Yunakivka in the Sumy Oblast, as well as Timofiivka in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: Novomlynsk, Zapadne, Masyutivka, Synkivka, Kislivka and Berestov of the Kharkiv Oblast were hit by enemy artillery fire.

    Lyman axis: the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. Makiyivka, Nevske and Bilohorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Dibrova, Verkhnokamianske and Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: fierce battles for the city of Bakhmut continue. Near the settlements of Hryhorivka, Khromov and Ivanivske, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions. Rozdolivka, Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Bila Gora, Diliivka, Zalizne, Severny, South, and New York of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy carried out offensive actions in the areas of Novokalynovo, Donetsk Oblast, without success. Shelled, in particular, Novokalynov, Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonenka, Pervomaiske and Nevelske in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Mar’yinka axis: during the past day, our defenders repelled enemy attacks in the Maryinka area. In addition, Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk Oblast got under enemy fire.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy shelled Vugledar, Prechistivka, Novoukrainka, Zolota Niva and Velika Novosilka in Donetsk Oblast last day.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy continues to conduct defensive operations. Over the past 24 hours, mortar and artillery fire has been carried out on more than 30 settlements. Among them are Vremivka, Zelene Pole, Donetsk Oblast; Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Gulyaipilske, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriivka and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Sablukivka, Beryslav, Kozatske, Tokarivka, Ingulets, Inzhenerne, Antonivka, Bilozerka, Berehove, Kizomys in the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces carried out 8x strikes on areas where the occupiers were concentrated.

    Also, an enemy Mi-24 helicopter and 4 enemy unmanned aerial vehicles (2 reconnaissance - "Orlan-10" and "Zala", as well as 2 kamikaze drones of the "Lancet" type) were shot down.

    During the day, units of missile troops and artillery struck 4 areas of concentration of manpower, 2 ammunition warehouses and two more important military objects of the enemy.

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