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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., November 8, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 November 2023 19:11

    Day 623 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    During the day of November 8, there were 57x combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 2x missile and 30x air strikes, 59x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the attacks have wounded civilians. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed or damaged. The russian federation carried out yet another attack on Ukraine with 1x Kh-31 guided missile. The missile strike targeted a civilian vessel.

    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 its sabotage and reconnaissance activities, shelling Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. Around 20x settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Medvedivka, Senkivka, (Chernihiv oblast), Turya, Pavlivka, Iskryskivshchyna (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan, Vovchansk, Veterynarne (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful assault operations in the vicinities of Synkivka (Kharkiv oblast). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 6x attacks in the area. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted failed assaults near Novojehorivka (Luhansk oblast). The invaders launched an air strike in the vicinity of Spirne (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Torske, Verkhnokamyanske, Spirne, Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 22x enemy attacks in the vicinities of Khromove, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka and Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched an air strike in the vicinity of Andriivka. More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Markove, Mykolaiivka, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, New York (Donetsk oblast).

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful assault operations with air support in the vicinities of Keramik, Stepove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast), where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 11x attacks. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Novokalynove, Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Berdychi, Stepove, Pervomaiske, Netailove (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful assault operations with air support in the vicinities of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched air strikes near Oleksandropil and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast). Around 10x settlements of Donetsk oblast, including Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

    Shakhtarske axis: the invaders conducted assaults with air support in the vicinity of Staromaiorske and south of Prechystivka (Donetsk oblast), to no success. Around 10x settlements, including Vodyane, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the invaders did not conduct any offensive (assault) actions. The occupiers launched air strikes near Vesele and Mala Tokmachka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 20x settlements, including Malynivka, Huliaipole, Bilohirya, Robotyne, Mali Shcherbaky, Pyatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Kherson axis: the settlement of Novoberyslav (Kherson oblast), the city of Kherson and the settlement of Solonchaky (Mykolaiv oblast) suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    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 November 8, Ukrainian Air Force launched 6x air strikes on concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 3x strikes on air defense systems of the occupiers.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 8x artillery systems, 2x ammunition depots, 4x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, 3x air defense systems, 1x radar station, 3x electronic warfare stations and 1x vital target of the russian invaders.

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