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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., November 24, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 24 November 2023 07:18

    Day 639 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian federation continues to ignore the laws and customs of warfare, using the terror tactics, launching missile and air strikes, and firing multiple launch rocket systems not only at the military, but also at civilian targets across Ukraine.

    During the day of November 23, there were 64x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 2x missile and 42x air strikes, more than 53x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed or damaged.

    Last night, russian occupants launched yet another strike on Ukraine, using 2x Kh-59 guided missiles, and 3x Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs. The Ukrainian air defense forces and means intercepted all of the attack UAVs.

    Air strikes hit Kostobobriv (Chernihiv oblast), Oleksandriya (Sumy oblast), Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Kupyansk, Kurylivka, Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast), Stelmakhivka, Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, Chasiv Yar, Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka, Toretsk, Avdiivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast).

    More than 120x settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, and Kherson oblasts came under artillery fire.

    Pivnich operational-strategic group, Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy troops conduct active subversive activities 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 axis: with the aircraft support, the enemy conducted assault operations in the vicinity of Synkivka, where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks.

    Lyman axis: the enemy did not conduct any offensive (assault) operations.

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful assault operations near Klishchiivka and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 11x attacks in that area. The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue assault operations south of Bakhmut (Donetsk oblast), inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the enemy, and consolidate their new positions.

    Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiivka axis: with the air support, the enemy keeps trying to encircle Avdiivka. The Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground and inflicting major losses on the occupiers. The adversary’s offensive actions were unsuccessful east of Novokalynove, Avdiivka, and Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast), where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 20x attacks.

    Maryinka axis: Ukrainian soldiers repelled 14x enemy attacks in the vicinities of Maryinka, Heorhiivka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful assault operations southwest of Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy conducted assault operations west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast), to no success.

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line.

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian defenders maintain their positions held on the left bank of the Dnipro River, conduct counter-battery fire, as they strike behind the enemy lines.

    During the day of November 23, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 11x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary.

    During the day of November 23, the Ukrainian missile troops hit 3x concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1x command post, 1x air defense system, and 4x artillery systems of the russian invaders.

    Support the Armed Forces of Ukraine! United we will be victorious!

    Glory to Ukraine!