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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., July 5, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 05 July 2023 18:52

    Day 497 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    Tonight, the russian occupiers struck with 5 Iranian strike UAVs of the "Shahed" type. 2 kamikaze drones were destroyed by Ukrainian Air Defense.

    During the day July 5, the enemy carried out 48 airstrikes and launched 54 MLRS attacks from on Ukrainian cities and Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, and Maryinka axes - about 30 combat clashes took place during the day.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes detected. There is no signs of the formation of offensive groupings. Units of the Armed Forces of belarus perform tasks in the Ukrainian border.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy forces maintain an enhanced military presence. They carried out airstrikes at Hrabovsky, Sumy Oblast; Pletenivky of the Kharkiv Oblast and Kharkiv. russians shelled with mortars and artillery more than 35 settlements, in particular, Hirsk, Tymonovichi, Chernihiv Oblast; Seredyna-Buda, Stukalyvka of Sumy Oblast and Kozacha Lopan, Zelene and Hatyshche in Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the occupiers do not stop their advance in the Novoselyvskyi area of the Luhansk Oblast. Ukrainian Armed Forces stand firmly, repelling all enemy attacks. russians carried out airstrikes at Ivanivka and Kislivka of the Kharkiv Oblast. Petro-Ivanivka, Figolivka, Monachynivka, Husynka, Novomlynsk and Kislivka of the Kharkiv Oblast were shelled by artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces tried to knock out our troops from their positions near the Novoyehorivka area of the Luhansk Oblast, but were unsuccessful. They carried out an airstrike at Belogorivka, Luhansk Oblast. More than 10 settlements, including Nevske, Belogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast, and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske, and Rozdolivka in the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: Ukranian Defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks in the south of Berkhivka and Bohdanivka, Donetsk Oblast. At the same time, our forces conducting offensives to the south and north of Bakhmut, and are digging trenches at the achieved boundaries. The enemy launched airstrikes at Bohdanivka and Toretsk. More than 10 settlements, including Vasyukivka, Khromov, Oleksandro-Shultyne, and Pivnichne of Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by enemy artillery.

    Avdiyivka axis: Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to deter the advance of russian troops in the vicinities of Avdiyivka. The enemy forces carried out airstrikes at Avdiyivka and Nevelsky. He carried out artillery fire on more than 10 settlements, in particular, Berdychi, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Nevelske and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk Oblast were affected.

    Mayiinka axis: our defenders repelled all enemy attacks in the vicinities of Maryinka. The enemy forces carried out an airstrike in the Krasnohorivka area of the Donetsk Oblast. They shelled more than 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Hanivka, Mayiinka, and Pobyeda of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: russians carried out airstrikes at of Zolotaya Niva and Makarivka in Donetsk Oblast. They shelled more than 10 settlements, including Novomykhailivka, Vugledar, Novoukrainka and Prechistivka in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive, and concentrate their main efforts on preventing the advance of Ukrainian troops. They carried out airstrikes at Zmiyivka and Antonivka of the Kherson Oblast. russians shelled more than 40 settlements, including Levadne, Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Biloghirya of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Tokarivka, Antonivka, Veletenske, Kizomys of the Kherson Oblast Kherson. Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct offensive operations on the Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, while also equipping and increasing defense of the captured positions, inflicting artillery damage on identified enemy targets, and conducting counter-battery warfare.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 10 airstrikes on enemy manpower concentrations.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 1 manpower, weapons and military equipment concentration, 1 control post, 1 ammunition warehouse, 8 artillery units at firing positions, 2 anti-air defense systems, 1 radar station and 3 radio electronic warfare stations.

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