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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 p.m., May 1, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 01 May 2023 18:37

    Day 432 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 
    Today, the russian federation launched another massive missile attack on civilian objects of our state. The russian aggressor cynically continues to use terror tactics.
    In total during the day, the enemy carried out 19 missile strikes (our defenders successfully destroyed 15 enemy cruise missiles of the Kh-101 and Kh-555 types), 13 air strikes and launched 13 rounds from MLRS. Unfortunately, there are dead and wounded civilians, including children. Apartment residential buildings, private houses, schools, hospitals, kindergartens and other civil infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.
    The threat of further missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.
    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive operations on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes - more than 30 enemy attacks were repelled during the day. Bakhmut and Maryinka remain at the epicenter of hostilities, our soldiers bravely defend themselves.
    Volyn and Polissya axes: no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected.
    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy continues to maintain a certain number of troops in the border areas of the russian federation with Ukraine. During the day, the enemy carried out an air strike with guided air bombs on the settlement of Lyzunivka in the Chernihiv Oblast, a child was killed. In addition, they conducted mortar and artillery shelling of the settlements of Leonivka, Krasnyi Khutir, Gremyach, Novgorod-Siverskyi of the Chernihiv Oblast; Seredyna-Buda, Shostka, Khodyne, Iskryskivshchyna, Volfyne, and Sadky of Sumy Oblast, as well as Udy, Hoptivka, Strelecha, and Khatnye in Kharkiv Oblast.
    Kupyansk axis: the adversary did not conduct any offensive operations. The settlements of Figolivka, Zapadne, Liman Pershiy, Kislivka, Kupyansk, Krokhmalne, and Berestov of the Kharkiv Oblast were hit by enemy artillery and mortar fire.
    Lyman axis: the enemy tried to improve the tactical position, led unsuccessful offensive actions in the Novoselivskyi and Bilogorivka areas. They launched an airstrike on the settlements of Bilogorivka, Hryhorivka and Spirne. Makiivka, Dibrova, Belogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Verkhnokamianske and Spirne in the Donetsk Oblast were hit by enemy artillery fire.
    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions. Fighting continues in the city of Bakhmut. Also, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions on the axis of the settlement of Predtechyne. They launched an airstrike on Bakhmut and Bila Gora. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Kostyantynivka, Diliivka and Pivdenne of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.
    Avdiivka axis: the enemy carried out offensive actions in the Pervomaisky Oblast of the Donetsk Oblast, without success. Air strike was conducted on Avdiivka. They shelled the settlements of Avdiivka, Lastochkine, Pervomaiske and Karlivka in the Donetsk Oblast.
    Maryinka axis: the enemy continues to attack the positions of the defense forces. Battles continue for Maryinka. Georgiivka, Donetsk Oblast, also got under enemy fire.
    Shakhtarske axis: during the day, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. Shelled the settlements of Vugledar, Bogoyavlenka, and Novoukrainka in Donetsk Oblast.
    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary continues to conduct defensive operations. During the day, the enemy shelled Vremivka, Novosilka, Novopil’ of the Donetsk Oblast; Malynyvka, Gulyaipole, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, and Zeleny Gai of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, as well as Ivanovske, Kozatske, Osokorivka, Zolota Balka, Kachkarivka, Berislav, Vesele, Odradokamyanka, Tyaginka, Bilozerka, Kizomys, and the city of Kherson.
    During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces conducted 4 strikes on areas of concentration of enemy personnel, and units of missile troops and artillery hit the control post, 2 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, 2 warehouses of ammunition and 1 warehouse of fuel and lubricants of the enemy.
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