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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., March 25, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 25 March 2023 06:48

    Day 395 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun. 

    Over the last 24 hours, the russian federation conducted 50x air and 11x missile strikes, and launched 75x MLRS attacks that targeted civilian infrastructure and Ukrainian Defense Forces. 

    The threat of missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine as the russia continues to use terror tactics.

    The enemy concentrates main efforts on offensive operations on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Mar’yinka, and Shakhtars’k axes. Ukrainian defenders repelled 59x enemy attacks.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly; there are no signs of the formations of enemy offensive groupings. During the past day, russian forces shelled the outskirts of Horodyshche (Chernihiv oblast); Kharkivka, Studenok, Iskryskivshchyna, Vorozhba, Bilopillya, Richki, and Myropillya (Sumy oblast); as well as Basove, Veterynarne, Kozacha Lopan, Hoptivka, Krasne, Ohirtseve, Vovchans’k, Budarky, Ambarne, and Topoli (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensives in Serebryansk forestry area and in the vicinities of Hryanykivka, Synkivka, Dibrova, Biloghorivka and Spirne. Russian forces shelled the vicinities of Kam’yanka, Dvorichna, Hryanykivka, Zapadne, Kup’yans’k, Pishchane, and Tabaivka settlements (Kharkiv oblast); Stelmakhivka, Nevs’ke, Dibrova, and Biloghorivka (Luhansk oblast); as well as Terny and Spirne in Donetsk oblast.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy makes further unsuccessful attempts to seize the town of Bakhmut and to attack Ukrainian positions in the vicinities of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanovs’ke, and Stupochky (Donetsk oblast). 

    Minkivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivs’ke, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Predtechyne, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Zalizne, Severny, and Toretsk were subjects to enemy attacks.

    Avdiivka, Mar’yinka and Shakhtars’k axes: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Keramik, Stepove, Avdiivka, Severne, Mar’yinka, Novomykhailivka, and Vuhledar. Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Netaylove, Lastochkine, Heorgiivka, Mar’yinka, Pobieda, Novomykhailivka, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, Prechistivka, and Zolota Niva (Donetsk oblast) were subjects to numerous enemy attacks.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian troops stay on the defensive. However, the occupiers shelled Olhivs’ke, Malynivka, Chervone, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipilske, Charivne, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Orihiv, Novoandriivka, and Stepove (Zaporizhzhia oblast); and Beryslav, Tyaginka, Antonivka, Bilozerka, Kizomys, Shiroka Balka, and Kherson.

    The invaders continue to put pressure on civilian population of the temporarily occupied territories. on March 22, soldiers of russian federal national guard service conducted a raid in Chaplinka settlement (Kherson Oblast). During the home searches special attention was paid to citizens' personal documents, vehicles and mobile phones.

    In Energodar, Zaporizhzhia oblast, the russian occupiers organize "excursions" for high school children to Volgodonsk and the Rostov NPP.

    Over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian Air Force launched 17x air strikes against concentrations of russian troops.

    At the same time, our defenders shot down 1x russian Mi-24 attack helicopter and 6x enemy UAVs of various types.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery troops, attacked 2x command posts, 4x enemy concentration areas, 2x anti-aircraft missile systems, 1x ammunition depot, 1x artillery system, and 2x electronic warfare stations.

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