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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., July 11, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 11 July 2023 18:36

    Day 503 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    During the day July 11, the russian occupiers attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made strike drones of the "Shahed" type. A total of 28x kamikaze drones were involved. Ukrainian Air Defense destroyed 26x strike UAVs and 2x reconnaissance drones of the "Zala" type. Also, the enemy carried out 54x airstrikes and fired 38x MLRS at Ukrainian cities and Defense Forces. Unfortunately, not only infrastructure was damaged, but also civilians suffered.

    The threat of missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes, heavy battles continue. During the day, 17x combat clashes took place.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes detected. There are no signs of the formation of enemy groupings. Armed Forces of belarus perform tasks at the Ukrainian border.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy forces maintain an enhanced military presence. They carried out an airstrike in the area of Volfyne, Sumy Oblast. russians also shelled with mortars and artillery more than 15x settlements. In particular, these are Karpovichi of Chernihiv Oblast; Romashkove in the Sumy Oblast and Strilecha, Veterynarne and Sotnytsky Kozachok in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: our soldiers are holding their ground. Krasne Pershe, Kamianka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Masyutivka, Kislivka of the Kharkiv Oblast were under enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Vesele of the Donetsk Oblast. The settlements of Nevske, Bilogorivka of Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske and Vesele of Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: under heavy fire from the enemy’s aviation and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled enemy assaults at Hryhorivka and east of Orihovo-Vasylivka. More than 10x settlements, including Vasyukivka, Bohdanivka, Khromove, Chasiv Yar and Ivanivske of the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by enemy.

    Avdiivka axis: Defense Forces repelled the advance of russian troops in the Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske. The enemy launched an airstrike in the area vicinities of Avdiyivka. The occupiers shelled more than 10x settlements, including Avdiivka, Berdychi and Nevelske in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: under enemy artillery fire, Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled all attacks in the vicinities of Pobeda, Novomykhailivka and Maryinka settlements. The enemy shelled more than 10x settlements, including Kostyantynivka, Maryinka, and Elizavetivka in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Blagodatne area. It carried out airstrikes near Odradne and Makarivka. It shelled the settlements of Vuhledar, Blahodatne, Velyka Novosilka, Vodyane and Zolota Nyva of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy is concentrating forces to prevent further advance of our troops. russians carried out airstrikes at Mala Tokmachka in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast and Zolota Balka in the Kherson Oblast. They shelled more than 25x settlements, among them Hulyaipole, Hulyaipilske, Zaliznychne, Olhivske of Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Kozatske, Lvove, Inzhenerne, Tokarivka in the Kherson Oblast and Kherson, as well as Dniprovske, Dmytrivka and Ivanivka in the Mykolaiv Oblast. Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, are digging trenches at achieved positions, and carry out counter-battery measures.

    Repression against citizens of Ukraine rising in Henichesk of the Kherson Oblast. According to the available information, getting "into the basement" has become many times easier, since local collaborators, wanting to serve themselves before the russian occupation forces, constantly slander citizens and conduct groundless inspections. The occupiers also threaten the local population that if they do not have a russian passport, citizens will be forcibly deported to Siberia and all their property will be confiscated.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 14x strikes on enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment concentrations and 3x strikes on anti-air defense system.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 3x control points, 10x artillery units at firing positions, 1x anti-air defense system and 1x EW station.

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