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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF as of 6 a.m., December 27, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 27 December 2023 07:01

    Day 672 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    During the day of December 26, there were 80x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 8x missile and 60x air strikes, 69x 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.

    The russian occupants launched yet another attack on Ukraine, using 46x Shahed-136/131 UAVs last night. The Ukrainian air defense forces and means destroyed 32x strike UAVs.

    Air strikes hit Hremyach (Chernihiv oblast), Varvarivka, Synkivka, Ivanivka, Kupyansk, Sobolivka (Kharkiv oblast), Serebryanske forestry, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Dibrova, Novobakhmutivka, Oleksandropil, Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast), Zmiivka, and Krynky (Kherson 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 8x enemy attacks in the vicinities of Synkivka and northeast of Petropavlivka (Kharkiv oblast). The adversary attempted to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops in that area.

    Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 11x enemy attacks in the vicinities of Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast) and Vesele (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian troops repelled 8x attacks of the adversary near the settlements of Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka, and Andriivka (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 as they inflict major losses on the enemy. For instance, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 13x enemy attacks east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, and 16x attacks near Pervomaiske and Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinities of Maryinka and Pobjeda (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 7x attacks in that area.

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

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 9x adversary attacks in the vicinity of Robotyne and west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian defenders 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 14x 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 26, Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 17x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, and 5x anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary. Also, the air defense of Ukraine destroyed 2x Kh-59 air-launched guided missiles and 1x reconnaissance UAV of the enemy. Also, the tactical aviation of the Ukrainian Air Force successfully attacked 1x large landing ship of the russian Black Sea Fleet – the Novocherkassk.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 3x concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1x command post, 2x artillery systems, and 3x other important targets of the russian invaders.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!