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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., October 31, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 31 October 2023 07:05

    Day 615 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 civilian targets across Ukraine.

    During the day of October 30, there were 36x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 7x missile and 90x air strikes, 82x 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.

    Also, russian occupants launched yet another strike on Ukraine last night, using 2x Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs, and 1x Kh-59 air-launched guided missile. The Ukrainian air defense forces and means destroyed all of the Shahed attack UAVs of the adversary.

    Air strikes hit Stohnii, Petropavlivka, Senkove, Pershotravneve (Kharkiv oblast), Serebryanske forestry, Spirne, Vyimka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka, Arkhanhelske, Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Semenivka, Stepove, Berdychi, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Orlivka, Maryinka, Oleksandropil, Katerynivka, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar (Donetsk oblast), Novodarivka, Novodanylivka, Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Novoberyslav, Zmiivka, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Beryslav, Mykolaivka, Antonivka, and Tyahynka (Kherson oblast).

    More than 110x settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, and Mykolayiv 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: the enemy conducted unsuccessful assault operations in the vicinity of settlement of Synkivka (Kharkiv oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled 2x attacks of the adversary.

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

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost ground in the vicinity of Klischchiivka. Ukrainian defenders repelled 3x attacks in that area. The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue assault operations south of Bakhmut (Donetsk oblast), inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the enemy, and consolidate their new positions.

    Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiivka axis: the occupiers keep trying to encircle Avdiivka, but the Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground, inflicting major losses on the enemy. The enemy’s offensive actions were unsuccessful in the vicinities of settlements of Avdiivka, Tonenke, and Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast), where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled more than 5x enemy attacks.

    Maryinka axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful assault operations in the vicinities of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The Ukrainian soldiers repelled more than 15x enemy attacks there.

    Shakhtarske and Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled enemy attacks in the vicinity of Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line.

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian soldiers conduct counter-battery fire and strike behind the enemy lines.

    During the day of October 30, Ukrainian Air Force launched 19x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, and 1x air strike on the anti-aircraft missile system of the adversary. Ukrainian air defense also destroyed 12x strike UAVs, 2x air-launched guided missiles and 6x reconnaissance UAVs.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1x air defense system, 5x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 9x artillery systems, and 6x other important targets of the russian invaders.

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