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  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 06.00, on December 25, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 25 December 2022 07:14

    The three hundred fifth (305) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    Over the past day, the enemy launched 5 missile and air strikes. It also carried out more than 90 MLRS attacks from multiple rocket launchers, in particular, on civilian objects in Kherson, killing civilians.

    The enemy is concentrating its efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Lyman, Bakhmut, and Avdiivka areas. It does not stop trying to improve the tactical position in the Kupyansk direction.

    Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Lyman Pershyi, Kharkiv oblast, Stelmakhivka, Novoselivske, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka in Luhansk oblast, and Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Pivnichne, Krasnohorivka, Vesele, and Maryinka in Donetsk oblast.

    In the Volyn, Polissya, and Siverskyi directions, the situation has not changed significantly, the enemy maintains a military presence, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    In the Siverskyi direction, the invaders shelled the civilian infrastructure of Vyntorivka, Ryzhivka, and Vorozhba, Sumy oblast.

    In the Slobozhansk direction, areas of the settlements of Huryiv Kozachok, Veterynarne, Kozacha Lopan, Kudiivka, Hoptivka, Strilecha, Krasne, Ternova, Starytsa, Ohirtseve, Vovchansk, Nesterne, Zemlianky, Khatne and Ambarne of the Kharkiv oblast were hit by mortar and artillery fire.

    In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Kupyansk, Kislivka, Tabaivka, Kotlyarivka and Krokhmalne in the Kharkiv oblast and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka and Myasozharivka in the Luhansk oblast.

    On the Lyman direction, Makiyivka, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka, Dibrova in the Luhansk oblast, as well as Terny in the Donetsk oblast came under fire.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Spirne, Zvanivka, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Paraskoviivka, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Opytne, Stupochky, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Bila Hora, Oleksandro-Shultine, Diliivka, Kleban- Byk, Ozaryanivka, Pivnichne and New York of Donetsk oblast.

    Vesele, Kam'yanka, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Heorgiivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk oblast came under the influence of fire in the Avdiivka direction.

    In the direction of Novopavlivsk, the enemy fired tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery at the positions of our troops near Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Novoukrainka, Velyka Novosilka, and Vremivka in the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the areas of the settlements of Malynivka, Chervone, Dorozhnianka, Charivne, Bilohirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orihiv, Mali Shcherbaky, Stepove, Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia oblast, and Marhanets and Nikopol of the Dnipropetrovsk oblast were affected by artillery shelling.

    In the Kherson direction, the enemy continues to shell, in particular, the civilian infrastructure of the settlements of Chervonohryhorivka in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast and Burhunka, Antonivka, and Kherson. There are casualties among civilians.

    russian occupiers continue to strengthen regime and administrative measures in the temporarily occupied territories of the Zaporizhzhia oblast. In Vasylivka, the occupiers imposed a curfew in the period from December 28 this year to January 4, 2023. Emergency service workers are issued special passes, and other local residents are prohibited from leaving their homes and moving around the settlement.

    During the past day, our aircraft made 4 strikes on areas where the invaders were concentrated. Units of the missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 4 control points, 3 areas where the enemy's manpower is concentrated, the S-300 anti-aircraft missile complex and 3 more important objects of the occupiers.

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