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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian as of 6.00 p.m., August 6, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 06 August 2023 18:49

    Day 529 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    During the day, the enemy launched 30 missile and 48 air strikes, fired 32 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and settlements. As a result of the russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population, residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed.

    The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

    There were 30 combat engagements during the day of August 6.

    On the Volyn and Polissya axes, the operational situation has not changed significantly.

    In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi axes, the enemy shelled more than 30 settlements, in particular Buchky, Hremyach (Chernihiv oblast); Bobylivka, Vyshenki, Svarkove, Timofiivka, Pavlivka (Sumy oblast) and Odnorobivka, Kozacha Lopan, Ohirtseve, Varvarivka, Khatnye (Kharkiv oblast).

    In the Kupyanskyi axis, our soldiers are firmly holding the defense, successfully repulsed enemy attacks in the area east of Petropavlivka, (Kharkiv oblast). The enemy carried out airstrikes in the Petropavlivka and Podoly districts of the Kharkiv oblast. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10 settlements, including Kamyanka, Novomlynsk, Zapadne, Petropavlivka, and Kupyansk-Vuzlovy (Kharkiv oblast).

    On the Lyman axis, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast) and Spirne and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Kuzmine, Bilohorivka of the Luhansk oblast and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk oblast were hit by enemy artillery fire.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, defense forces are restraining the enemy in the area northeast of Diliivka. More than 10 settlements, including Orihovo-Vasylivka, Markove, Chasiv Yar, Predtechyne, Bila Hora and New York of the Donetsk oblast, were affected by enemy artillery shelling.

    In the Avdiyivka axis, under heavy fire from the enemy's aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled attacks by russian troops in the Avdiyivka area. Avdiyivka and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    In the Maryinka axis, the defense forces continue to hold back the advance of russian troops in the areas of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. The enemy launched an airstrike in the Krasnohorivka district of the Donetsk oblast. Krasnohorivka, Hostre, Heorhiyivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    On the Shakhtarskyi axis, the enemy launched an air strike in the Staromayorske area. Vodyane, Vuhledar, Blahodatne and Staromayorske of the Donetsk oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Robotyne district of the Zaporizhzhia oblast. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Mala Tokmachka, Robotyne, and Orikhiv. Artillery shelling was experienced more than

    10 settlements, including Novodarivka, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Vesele, Mali Shcherbaky, and Pyatykhatkt of the Zaporizhzhia oblast, as well as Nikopol of the Dnipropetrovsk oblast.

    On the Kherson axis, the enemy launched an airstrike in the Olhivka area of the Kherson oblast. The enemy was subjected to more than artillery fire 15 settlements, including Zolota Balka, Novooleksandrivka, Dudchany, Zmiivka, Tokarivka, Kherson and Kizomys of the Kherson oblast.

    At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, are entrenched at the reached boundaries, and carry out counter-battery countermeasures.

    Over the past day, the aviation of the defense forces has struck 10x strikes on areas where the enemy's personnel, weapons and military equipment are concentrated, and 2 strikes on the occupiers' anti-aircraft missile complexes.

    During the day, units of missile forces and artillery hit 2 control points, 2 areas of concentration of personnel, 2 artillery means in firing positions and one radio-electronic warfare station of the enemy.

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