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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., March 30, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 30 March 2023 07:01

    Day 400 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun. 

    During the day of March 29, the adversary launched 5 missile and 25 air strikes, 34 MLRS attacks. 

    The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains high. An air strike on the infrastructure of the cities of Beryslav (Kherson oblast) and Druzhkivka (Donetsk oblast) wounded civilians and damaged private houses and civilian infrastructure.

    The adversary is focusing its main efforts on the offensive operations on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Maryinka axes. Ukrainian Defense Forces units repelled over 60 attacks of the adversary. Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Maryinka remain at the epicenter of the fighting. 

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes in the operational situation, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were found. During the day of March 29, the enemy shelled the vicinities of settlements of Chernatske, Esman, Kucherivka, Bilopillya, Volfyne, Basivka (Sumy oblast), as well as vicinities of more than 15 settlements in Kharkiv oblast. Among them are: Udy, Strilecha, Hlyboke, Krasne, Pishchane, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Bochkove, and Komisarove.

    Lyman axis: during the day of March 29, the adversary attempted to advance in the vicinity of Stelmakhivka and Vyimka, to no success. The vicinities of settlements of Kupyans’k, Kolodyazne, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Petropavlivka, Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast), Stelmakhivka, Nevske, Kuzmyne, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Kolodyazi, Spirne, and Siversk (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy makes further attempts to seize the city of Bakhmut. In the course of the assault, Ukrainian forces repelled 28 adversary attacks. At the same time, the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Orikhovo-Vasylivka during the day of March 29. The vicinities of settlements of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Novomarkove, and Oleksandro-Shultyne (Donetsk oblast) were shelled by the enemy.

    Avdiivka and Maryinka axes: the adversary conducted offensive operations towards the settlements of Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomaiske, and Maryinka (Donetsk oblast). Their attempts were no success. The invaders shelled Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Karlivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast), among others. 

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy shelled the vicinities of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Velyka Novosilka during the day of March 20.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary is defending. The enemy shelled the vicinities of more than 20x settlements, including Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Staroukrainka, Charivne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Mykhailivka, Novooleksandrivka, Novoberyslav, Tomaryne, Rozlyv (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson.

    In certain settlements of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, russian invaders continue to exert pressure on Ukrainian citizens and violate human rights.  In particular, in Krasnoperekopsk, FSB officers are conducting active counter-intelligence measures. They resort to humiliating filtration procedures, stripping, interrogations that involve beating of civilians etc.

    During the day of March 29, Ukrainian Air Force launched 5 air strikes on the concentrations of russian troops. In addition, air defense units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 1 russian Su-24M bomber.

    During the day of March 29, Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 3 concentrations of enemy troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1 electronic warfare station, 1 ammunition depot, and 2 fuel and lubricant depots of the enemy.

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