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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., August 30, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 30 August 2023 07:21

    Day 553 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    Last night, the russian federation launched yet another missile and air strike on Ukraine. Information on the aftermath of this terrorist attack is currently being updated.

    During the day of August 29, the enemy launched 5x missile and 60x air strikes, 68x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were damaged.

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

    During the day of August 29, there were 35x combat engagements.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kostobobriv (Chernihiv oblast), Udy, and Zybyne (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired mortars and artillery at more than 25x settlements, including Semenivka (Chernihiv oblast), Mefodivka, Volfyne, Obody, Kostyantynivka, Khotin, Ryasne (Sumy oblast), Mala Vovcha, Nesterne, Odradne, Stroivka, and Krasne Pershe (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Pershotravneve, Kyslivka, and Kupyansk (Kharkiv oblast). The settlements of Kurylivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne, and Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Novojehorivka and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Nadiya, Tverdokhlibove, Novojehorivka, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). More than 20x settlements, including Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Berestove, Rozdolivka, Fedorivka, and Hryhorivka (Donetsk oblast), were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary attempted offensive operations in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Kurdyumivka, and Ozarianivka (Donetsk oblast), to no success. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Klishchiivka, Druzhba, and Pivdenne (Donetsk oblast). More than 25x settlements, including Dibrova, Minkivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Zaliznyanske, Stupochky, and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Avdiivka, fired artillery and mortars at the settlements of Keramik, Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiivka, Nevelske, and Karlivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinities of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Katerynivka, Hostre, Dachne, and Oleksandropil (Donetsk oblast) came under artillery fire.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinity of Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast). The adversary fired artillery at the settlements of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Velyka Novosilka, Blahodatne, and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Zaliznychne and Verbove (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 20x settlements suffered from enemy enemy artillery shelling, including Malynivka, Zaliznyanske, Huliaipilske, Charivne, Bilohirya, and Stepnohirsk (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Kherson axis: more than 10x settlements suffered from enemy artillery shelling, including Zolota Balka, Mykilske, Sadove, Kherson, Sofiivka, and Shyroka Balka (Kherson oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol axis, consolidating their positions and conducting counter-battery fire.

    During the day of August 29, Ukrainian Air Force launched 8x air strikes on the concentrations of troops and 4x air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.

    During the day of August 29, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1x concentration of troops, weapons, and military equipment, and 1x TOS-1A “Solntsepyok” thermobaric artillery system of the adversary.

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