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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 18.00, April 1, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 01 April 2023 18:11

    Day 402 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 

    During the day, the enemy launched 2 missile strikes, 25 air strikes and launched 6x attacks from MLRS.

    Without the desired results on the battlefield, the enemy continues to cynically wage war against peaceful citizens. Today, the russian federation again launched missile attacks on civilian objects in the city of Druzhkivka, Donetsk Oblast, and other populated areas of Ukraine, using ballistic missiles. There are wounded among the civilian population.

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

    The enemy is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes. During this day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled more than 50 enemy attacks. The battles for the districts of Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka remain the fiercest.

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly.

    The top political leadership of the republic of belarus continues to support russian aggression, provides airspace and territory to the enemy.

    The training of units of the territorial troops of the armed forces of the russian federation continues at the belarusian training grounds. At the same time, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected. During the day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Oleksandrivka, Chernihiv Oblast; Baranivka, Volfine, Katerynivka, Kindrativka, Novomykolaivka, Popivka of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Veterinarne, Zybyne, Okhrimivka and Krasne Pershe settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: Dvorichna, Kutkivka, Zapadne, Masyutivka, Kupyansk, Pishchane, Krokhmalne and Novoselivske of the Kharkiv Oblast were under enemy fire in the.

    Lyman axis: during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the areas south of Kreminnaya and Verkhnokamyansk. Nevske, Kolodyazi, Dibrova, Belogorivka and Rozdolivka of the Luhansk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy does not stop the assault on the city of Bakhmut. However, our defenders courageously hold the settlement. At the same time, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in Bohdanivka, Donetsk Oblast. During the day, the enemy shelled the settlements of Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Kurdyumivka, Diliivka, New York and Druzhkivka.

    Avdiivka and Maryinka axes: the enemy unsuccessfully conducted offensive actions in the areas of Avdiivka, Severnoy, Pervomaisky and Maryinka. Fired at Avdiivka, Orlivka, Netaylovka, Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, and Maryinka.

    Shakhtarsk axis: during the day, the enemy actively used UAVs to adjust artillery fire, shelled the settlements of Pobyeda, Novomykhailivka, Vugledar, Velika Novosilka of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axiss, the enemy did not conduct active operations, improving defensive lines and positions. He carried out shelling of populated areas, which are next to the line of military confrontation. Among them are Vremivka of Donetsk Oblast; Burlatske, Zatyshsha, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Mali Shcherbaki, Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, as well as Dudchany, Kachkarivka, Zmiivka, Beryslav, Vesele, Mykolaivka, Burgunka, Kizomys of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    The russian occupiers continue the forced passporting of the population of the temporarily occupied territory of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. In particular, in the city of Tokmak, russian invaders are restricting the movement of Ukrainian citizens who have not received passports of the russian federation at checkpoints. The occupiers purposefully and deliberately search vehicles without further opportunity to enter the city. In case of absence of a russian passport, citizens of Ukraine are threatened with a ban on entering the city. In turn, FSB representatives, during house searches, threaten local citizens of Ukraine with job loss and employment problems without a russian passport.

    During the day, the Ukrainian Air Force carried out 8x strikes on the concentration areas of the occupiers, and units of missile and artillery troops hit 3 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment and 2 enemy ammunition depots.

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