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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., 3 June 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 03 June 2023 18:46

    Day 464 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    The russian federation continues to wage a war of aggression. Despite the significant losses, they do not give up trying to occupy Ukrainian territory.

    The enemy continues to disregard the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, and strikes at both military and civilian targets.

    In total, the enemy carried out 19x airstrikes and launched more than 10x MLRS attacks.

    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 16 attacks, but all of them were repulsed by units of the 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 forces continue to maintain a military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. They carried out an airstrike in the Hatysh district of the Kharkiv Oblast.

    russians shelled with artillery and mortars such settlements as Hremyach, Hai, Chernihiv Oblast; Atynske, Oleksandrivka, Yunakivka, Mogrytsia, Stepok, Velika Pisarivka of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Ivashki, Udy, Veterinarne, Kozacha Lopan, Hoptivka, Visoka Yaruga, Pilna, Zelene, Vesele, Staritsa, Okhirtseve, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Vilcha, Bochkove, Budarki and Chugunivka in Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensive operations near Novoselivskyi, Luhansk Oblast. They carried out an airstrike in the Sergiyvka district of the Donetsk Oblast. Massyutivka, Lyman Pershiy, Kislivka, Tabaivka, Berestov in Kharkiv Oblast and Novoselivske in Luhansk Oblast were shelled by artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinities of Bilogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast. They carried out airstrikes in the areas of Belogorivka, Luhansk Oblast, and Siversk, Donetsk Oblast. Near the settlements bordering the frontline of Makiivka, Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Verkhnyokamianske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled.

    Bakhmut axis: the russian forces carried out offensive operations in the Ivanivske area, albeit without success. They carried out airstrikes in the districts of Kurdyumivka and Bila Hora of the Donetsk Oblast. Areas of Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Chasiv Yar, Sloviansk, Ivanivske, Predtechine, Bila Hora, New York and Shevchenko of Donetsk Oblast were shelled by the enemy artillery.

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy forces did not conduct offensive operations. They carried out airstrikes in the Avdiivka area of the Donetsk Oblast. russians shelled the vicinities of Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Karlivka settlements of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: the enemy forces carried out offensive actions in the vicinities of Maryinka, but our defenders repelled all 9x enemy attacks. There were also unsuccessful offensives in the Oleksandrivka area of the Donetsk Oblast. At the same time, the enemy continues to destroy our cities and villages, conducted an airstrike on Maryinka, shelled Maksimilianivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda, Novomykhailivka, Antonivka, Katerynivka, and Yantarne settlements in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the occupiers carried out airstrikes near Vugledar and Prechistivka of the Donetsk Oblast. They shelled settlements near the battle line, including: Vugledar, Prechistivka, and Novoukrayinka in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive. They carried out airstrikes in the Poltavka and Hulyaipole of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. They shelled the settlements of Vremivka, Zelene Pole, Donetsk Oblast; Burlatske, Malynyvka, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Novoandriyivka, Kamianske, Lukyanivske and Komyshuvakha of the Zaporizhia Oblast, as well as Zolota Balka, Zmiivka, Beryslav, Burgunka, Ivanivka, Dachi, Zimivnyk, Bilozerka, Dniprovske, Kizomys of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    russian occupying forces continue to put pressure on Ukrainian citizens and violate human rights in the temporarily occupied territories. In particular, in Henichesk, Kherson Oblast, in the basements of the building of the former tax inspectorate, citizens of Ukraine with a pro-Ukrainian position are forcibly detained.

    At the same time, the russian occupiers continue to use the infrastructure of temporarily occupied settlements to provide medical care to their wounded servicemen. Recently, in the settlement of Skadovsk, Kherson Oblast, on the territory of a kindergarten, the invaders set up a field hospital, where more than 50x occupiers with injuries of varying degrees of severity are being treated.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 11x strikes on manpower concentrations.

    Ukrainian Defence Forces 3x enemy reconnaissance UAVs.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit the control post, 1x anti-aircraft system and 3x ammunition depots.

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