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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., October 8, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 October 2023 19:06

    Day 592 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    During the day of October 8, there were 33 combat engagements. The enemy launched 6x air strikes and 20 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians.

    The operational situation in east and south of Ukraine remains difficult.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of formation of an offensive group. Certain units of the armed forces of belarus continue their missions in the areas bordering Ukraine.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy continues to shell Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of the settlement of Hrabovske (Sumy oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10 settlements, including Senkivka (Chernihiv oblast), Kozacha Lopan, Vovchansk, and Okhrimivka (Kharkiv oblast). 

    Kupyansk axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 3 enemy attacks near Synkivka and Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast). The adversary fired artillery and mortars at more than 15 settlements, including Kamyanka, Dvorichna, Synkivka, and Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Lyman axis: the Ukrainian defense forces repelled 4 enemy attacks in the vicinity of Makiyivka (Luhansk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10 settlements, including Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: Ukrainian troops successfully repelled all enemy attacks north of Bohdanivka, Klishchiyivka, and Andriyivka during the day of October 8. More than 15 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Klishchiyivka, Andriyivka, and Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast). 

    Avdiyivka axis: the Ukrainian defense forces repelled all adversary attacks in the vicinity of Avdiyivka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10 settlements, including Keramik, Avdiyivka, Opytne, and Sjeverne (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: during the day of October 8, the Ukrainian defense forces successfully repelled 13 occupants’ attacks in the vicinity of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). About 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast), were under artillery fire of the invaders.

    Shakhtarske axis: about 10 settlements, including Vodyane, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, and Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of settlements of Novodanylivka, Robotyne, and Orikhiv (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 25 settlements, including Poltavka, Hulyaipole, Orikhiv, Robotyne, Novoandriyivka, Mala Tokmachka, and Mali Shcherbaky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Kherson axis: the russian occupiers launched an air strike near Beryslav. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at Kherson and Stanislav (Kherson oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian defense forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol axis and offensive (assault) operations on Bakhmut axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line. 

    During the day of October 8, Ukrainian Air Force launched 3 air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the invaders.

    The Ukrainian Missile troops hit 3 artillery systems and 2 ammunition depots of the adversary.

    Support the Armed Forces of Ukraine! United we will be victorious! Glory to Ukraine!