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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF as of 6 a.m., December 28, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 28 December 2023 07:13

    Day 673 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The adversary continues to ignore the laws and customs of warfare, using the terror tactics, launching missile and air strikes, and firing multiple launch rocket systems not only at the military, but also at numerous civilian targets across Ukraine.

    During the day of December 27, there were 56x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 1x missile and 77x air strikes, 51x 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 27, the russian occupiers attacked Ukraine yet again, using 5x Shahed-136/131 UAVs. The Ukrainian air defense destroyed 4x strike UAVs. Also, during the day of December 28, the russian occupiers launched yet another air strike on Ukraine using 3x Shahed-136/131 UAVs. All of the enemy drones have been destroyed.

    Air strikes hit Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast), Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, Novomykhailivka, Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast), Orikhiv, Preobrazhenka (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Chervonyi Mayak, Zmiivka, Dudchany, and Novoberyslav (Kherson oblast).

    More than 130x 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 9x enemy attacks near Synkivka and east of Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x enemy attacks in the vicinity of Serebryanske forestry (Luhansk oblast). The adversary made unsuccessful attempts to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops in that area.

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 2x attacks of the occupiers near 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 15x attacks east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, and 17x attacks near Sjeverne, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinities of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 3x attacks in that area.

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

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 3x attacks west of Verbove and Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian troops 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 13x unsuccessful attempts to assault the positions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces. The attempts 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 27, Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 10x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, and 2x anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 5x concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 2x command posts, 6x ammunition depots, and 2x artillery systems of the russian invaders.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!