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  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 18.00, January 6, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 06 January 2023 19:04

    Day 317 of the russian full-scale invasion continues.

    During the day of January 6, the adversary launched 1x missile strike and 12x MLRS attacks, including on the civilian infrastructure of Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.

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

    To maintain its offensive potential and replenish losses, the invaders continue mobilization activities.

    The adversary focuses its main efforts on attempts to completely capture Donetsk oblast within its administrative border. The enemy conducts offensive operations on Bakhmut axis and makes unsuccessful attempts to improve its tactical situation on Kup’yans’k, Lyman, and Avdiivka axes. On other axes, the invaders are defending.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes, the enemy maintains its military presence in the border areas, no signs of the formation of offensive groups were found.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the vicinities of Mykolaivka (Chernihiv oblast), Strilecha, Krasne, Ambarne, Buhruvatka, Hatyshche, Zelene, and Odradne (Kharkiv oblast) were shelled.

    Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the enemy shelled the vicinities of 19x settlements. Among them are Dvorichna, Kup’yans’k, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Krokhmal’ne (Kharkiv oblast), Stel’makhivka, Makiivka, Ploshchanka, and Dibrova (Luhansk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy shelled more than 15x settlements. In particular, those are Spirne, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Soledar, and Bakhmut (Donetsk oblast).

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy fired tanks, mortars, artillery and missile systems at the vicinities of settlements of Avdiivka, Vesele, Nevel’s’ke, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Mar’inka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk Oblast).

    Novopavlivka axis: Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Vuhledar, and Paraskoviivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: enemy fire hit the vicinities of 16x settlements. Among them are Zelene Pole, Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast); Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Shcherbaky, and Stepove (Zaporizhzhia oblast), and Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast).

    Kherson axis: civilian infrastructure of the settlements of Chornobaivka, Beryslav, Zolota Balka, and Kherson was damaged by enemy artillery shelling. There are civilian casualties.

    The adversary continues to suffer losses. It was confirmed that on January 5, 2023, a location of the russian occupation troops in Havrylivka Druha (Kherson oblast) was hit. According to recent reports, up to 100x wounded servicemen were brought to local hospitals. The number of the invaders killed is being finalised.

    During the day of January 6, Ukrainian Air Force struck 1x concentration of the russian occupant forces. The results of the strike are being verified.

    During the day of January 6, the units of missile troops and artillery of the Ukrainian Defense Forces hit 2x concentrations of manpower and military equipment of the adversary.

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