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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., July 28, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 28 July 2023 07:03

    Day 520 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    During the day of July 27, the enemy launched 3 missile and 29 air strikes, more than 70 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and injured civilians, as well as destroyed or damaged port infrastructure in the south of Ukraine and residential buildings. 

    The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains very high.

    During the day of July 27, there were more than 30 combat engagements.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. 

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary fired mortars and artillery at more than 35 settlements, including Novovasylivka, Stara Huta, Iskryskivshchyna, Volfyne, Bilovody, Pokrovka (Sumy oblast), Hur’yiv Kozachok, Udy, Bochkove, Mala Vovcha, and Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Izyumske (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders shelled Fyholivka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kyslivka, and Novoosynove (Kharkiv oblast) with artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Nadiya and launched an air strike near Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). The settlements of Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, Berestove, Torske, and Verkhn’okam’yans’ke (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled adversary attacks in the areas west and south of Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kurdyumivka, Bila Hora, and New York (Donetsk oblast). More than 10 settlements, including Razdolivka, Minkivka, Predtechyne, Toretsk, and New York (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling. 

    Avdiyivka axis: under heavy fire from enemy aircraft and artillery, the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled russian troops’ attacks in the vicinity of Avdiyivka. The invaders fired artillery at more than 15x settlements, including Avdiyivka, Lastochkyne, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinity of the city of Maryinka. The adversary shelled more than 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, Kurakhivka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: under heavy from aircraft and artillery, the Ukrainian Defense Forces liberated the settlement of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). 

    The adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost ground in the vicinities of Rivnopil’ and Makarivka (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers shelled the settlements of Paraskoviivka, Novomykhailivka, and Vuhledar, and Blahodatne (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary focuses its main efforts on preventing further advance of Ukrainian troops. russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Novoberyslav (Kherson oblast). More than 15 settlements came under artillery fire, including Novodarivka, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Bilohirya, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Mykhailivka, Zmiyivka, Odradokamyanka, Lvove, Tokarivka, Antonivka, and Rozlyv (Kherson oblast). At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, consolidating their positions.

    The russian occupation forces continue to send newly mobilized soldiers with no prior combat training into combat. For example, about 110 mobilized servicemen from the russian federation arrived at the training camp of one of the units of the russian occupation forces in the settlement of Rohove (Luhansk oblast). When they were issued gear and weapons, the russian command informed the newly arrived personnel that they would be included in assault units and sent to the area of combat missions on the line of contact in the near future.

    During the day of July 27, Ukrainian Air Force launched 7 air strikes on the concentrations of enemy troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1 air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems, and 1 on a command post of the enemy. Also, the Ukrainian defenders intercepted 8 Shahed-136 combat UAVs and 5 operational-tactical level reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy during the day of July 27. 

    During the day of July 27, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1 command post, 1 concentration of troops, 5 artillery systems at their firing positions, 1 fuel and lubricants depot, and 1 electronic warfare station of the adversary.

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