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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF as of 6 a.m., December 26, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 26 December 2023 06:58

    Day 671 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    During the day of December 25, there were 98x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 1x missile and 42x air strikes, 56x 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.

    During the day of December 25, the russian occupiers attacked Ukraine yet again, using 18x Shahed-136/131 UAVs. The Ukrainian air defense forces and means destroyed 12x strike UAVs.

    Air strikes hit Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Dibrova, Siversk, Vyimka, Spirne, Vesele, Novobakhmutivka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Around 100x settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, and Mykolaiv 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: Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x enemy attacks near the settlement of Synkivka (Kharkiv oblast). The occupiers made unsuccessful attempts to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops in that area.

    Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 29x enemy attacks in the vicinity of Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast) and Vesele (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian troops repelled 4x attacks of the adversary near the settlements of Bohdanivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back the enemy who keeps trying to encircle Avdiivka. The Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground and inflicting major losses on the invaders. For instance, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 27x attacks of the occupiers east of Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, as well as 13x more attacks near Pervomaiske and Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x attacks in that area.

    Shakhtarske axis: the Ukrainian troops repelled 3x attacks of the russian forces in the vicinity of Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 7x adversary attacks near Robotyne and west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to expand the bridgehead. Despite significant losses, the enemy does not abandon its intention to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions. For instance, the adversary made 12x unsuccessful attempts to assault that were repelled and the invaders retreated.

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their active operations to inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, and exhaust the enemy all along the front line.

    During the day of December 25, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 4x concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 4x concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 2x ammunition depots, and 3x anti-aircraft missile systems of the russian invaders.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!