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  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 06.00, on December 26, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 26 December 2022 07:25

    The three hundred sixth (306) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    Over the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 1 air and 5 missile strikes, carried out more than 40 MLRS attacks.

    Units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Ploshchanka, Nevske and Chervonopopivka in the Luhansk oblast and Vesele, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Kurdyumivka, Mayorsk, Vodiane, Krasnohorivka and Maryinka in the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk directions, the situation remains without significant changes, the enemy maintains a military presence along the state border, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    In the Siversk direction, enemy shelling was recorded in the areas of Vyntorivka, Manukhivka, Ryzhivka and Vorozhba settlements of the Sumy oblast.

    In the Slobozhansk direction, areas of the settlements of Strilecha, Starytsia, Zemlianka, Ustynivka, Vilkhuvatka, Chuhunivka, Novomlynsk and Kamianka of the Kharkiv oblast were hit by mortar and artillery fire.

    In the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, the enemy inflicted fire damage in the areas of more than 25 settlements. Among them – Dvorichna, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka and Berestovka in Kharkiv oblast; Stelmakhivka, Ploshchanka, Dibrova and Chervonopopivka in Luhansk oblast and Yampolivka and Torske in Donetsk oblast.

    In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops in the areas of more than 20 settlements. In particular, these are Spirne, Berestovka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Opytne, Ozaryanivka, New York, Avdiyivka, Krasnohorivka and Maryinka of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Novopavlivsk direction, Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka and Vremivka of the Donetsk oblast were affected by fire.

    Areas of more than 25 settlements were shelled in the Zaporizhya direction. Among them are Hulyaipole, Chervone, Stepove, Mali Shcherbaky, Shcherbaky and Charivne of the Zaporizhzhia oblast and Nikopol – Dnipropetrovsk oblast.

    In the Kherson direction, the enemy continues artillery shelling of populated areas along the right bank of the Dnipro River. The civil infrastructure of the settlements of Respublikanets, Tyahynka, Zelenivka, Inzhenerne, Antonivka, Sadove and Veletenske of the Kherson oblast and the city of Kherson were damaged.

    The enemy continues to suffer losses. For example, in the city of Starobilsk, Luhansk oblast, in the military hospital equipped by the occupiers, about 50 seriously wounded enemy servicemen have recently been delivered. In the city of Horlivka, Donetsk oblast, due to the lack of donor blood, all employees of medical institutions were obliged to donate blood according to the established schedule.

    Aviation of the Defense Forces during the past 24 hours struck 5 areas of concentration of personnel and armament and military technics of the occupiers. And our rocket launchers and gunners hit 9 control points, 2 manpower concentration areas and 2 other important enemy objects.

    Believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!