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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., 2 June 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 02 June 2023 18:38

    Day 463 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    The russian federation continues to wage a war of aggression and use terror tactics against the civilian population of Ukraine.

    During the day of June 2nd, at night, the enemy once again launched a massive air and missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, in particular on Kyiv. russians used strike UAVs and cruise missiles, but they were all destroyed in the sky.

    In general, the enemy conducted 62x air and 15x missile strikes, launched about 20 MLRS attacks on Ukrainian settlements and Ukrainian Defence Forces.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on attempts to completely occupy the Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts. During the day, the occupiers launched 15x attacks, but all of them were repelled by Ukrainian Defence Forces.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly, there are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy continues to maintain a military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. Conducted an airstrike in the Ohirtseve district of the Kharkiv Oblast. Carried out mortar and artillery shelling of Yanzhulivka and Leonivka settlements of Chernihiv Oblast; Novovasylivka, Romashkove, Atynske, Yunakivka of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Udy, Veterinarne, Kozacha Lopan, Hoptivka, Pilna, Zelene, Verkhnya Pisarivka, Staritsa, Okhirtseve, Gatishche, Pletenivka, Vovchansk, Zybine, Rybalkine, Budarki, Zemlianki, Chugunivka , Odradne in Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: russian forces carried out unsuccessful offensive operations near Novoselivskyi, Luhansk Oblast. Topoli, Dvorichanske, Kamianka, Figolivka, Dvorichna, Kutkivka, Kislivka, Tabaivka, Kotlyarivka, Berestov in Kharkiv Oblast and Novoselivske in Luhansk Oblast were shelled by artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces carried out unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Makiivka, Luhansk Oblast, and Spirnyi, Donetsk Oblast. They carried out airstrikes in the areas of Bilohorivka, Luhansk Oblast, and Spirnyi, Donetsk Oblast. Nevske, Bilogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Verkhnyokamianske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka in the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy carried out airstrikes in the Bila Hora and Chasiv Yar districts of the Donetsk Oblast. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Chasiv Yar, Ivanovske, Predtechine, Bila Gora and New York of the Donetsk Oblast suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the occupiers did not conduct offensive operations. They carried out airstrikes in the Avdiivka area and also shelled the settlements of Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka.

    Maryinka axis: the russian forces carried out offensive operations in the vicinities of Maryinka. However, our defenders repelled all 8x enemy attacks. Estimated losses of the enemy were up to 10x people dead and about 20x wounded. Moreover, 2x enemy vehicles were destroyed. At the same time, the enemy continues to destroy our cities and villages, carried out an airstrike on Maryinka, shelled Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, Pobieda and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy forces shelled Vugledar, Prechistivka, and Novoukrayinka.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive. They carried out airstrikes in Olhivske and Novodanilivka districts of Zaporizhzhia Oblast, as well as Kozatske and Odradokamianka of Kherson Oblast. The adversary shelled Vremivka in the Donetsk Oblast; Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipilske, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka and Novoandriivka of the Zaporizhia Oblast, as well as the city of Kherson.

    The russian military leadership made a decision to strengthen the state border by cadets of higher military educational institutions. So, on May 31st, about 200x third-year cadets armed with small arms and grenade launchers have already been sent to the western border of the russian federation under the pretext of training.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 8x strikes on manpower concentrations, as well as 2 – on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.

    Ukrainian Defence Forces destroyed 15x cruise missiles and 17x Shahed-136 type UAVs.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit the control post, 2x ammunition depots, 2x radio electronic warfare stations, a radar station and enemy MRLS.

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