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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., May 12, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 12 May 2023 18:35

    Day 443 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    During the day the enemy launched 4x missile and 26x air strikes, and conducted more than 20x MLRS attacks that caused damage to civilian infrastructure.

    The enemy again used the S-300 SAMs to attack Kramatorsk and Zaporizhzhia.

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

    The enemy continues to concentrate its main efforts on Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mar’inka axes. 36x attacks took place on the specified axes during the day. Bakhmut and Mar’inka remain at the epicenter of hostilities.

    Volyn’ and Polissya axes: operational situation has not changed significantly; there are no signs of the formation of attack groupings.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: russia continues to maintain military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. Volfyne (Sumy oblast); Chervona Zorya, Veterynarne, Hlyboke, Liptsi, Starytsia, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Vovchans’k, Nesterne, and Velikyi Burluk (Kharkiv oblast) came under mortar and artillery fire.

    Kup’yans’k axis: Kam’ianka, Krasne Pershe, Mitrofanivka, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kislivka, and Tabaivka (Kharkiv oblast) and Stelmakhivka (Luhansk oblast) were hit by enemy artillery and mortar fire during the day.

    Lyman axis: the enemy shelled various settlements along the contact line, including: Makiivka, Bilogorivka (Luhansk oblast); and Verkhn’okam’yans’ke and Spirne (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary continues to advance. The battle for Bakhmut continues. During the last day, the enemy attempted to advance towards Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, and Stupochki.

    russian occupiers carried out air strikes in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Bakhmut and New York.

    Fedorivka Druga, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivs’ke, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Pivdenne, Torets’k, Druzhba, Sjeverne, and New York (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy carried out airstrikes in the vicinities of Avdiivka and Vodyane. Stepove, Avdiivka, Netaylove, and Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast) came under fire.

    Mar’inka axis: Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled numerous enemy attacks in the vicinities of Mar’inka. Hostre, Heorghiivka, Maksimilianivka, Mar’inka, and Pobieda (Donetsk oblast) were subjects to enemy bombardment.

    Shakhtars’ke axis: during the day, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. russian aircraft delivered air strikes in the vicinities of Prechistivka and Velika Novosilka. Paraskoviivka, Kostyantynivka, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, and Prechistivka came under attack.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian occupiers stayed on the defensive. Enemy aircraft attacked Ukrainian positions in the vicinities of Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast); Malynivka and Chervone (Zaporizhzhia oblast); as well as Kizomys (Kherson oblast).

    Moreover, russian occupiers shelled several Ukrainian settlements along the contact line, including: Vremivka and Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast); Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Biloghirya, Novoandriivka, Novopavlivka, Mali Shcherbaki, and Kam’ians’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast); Kozats’ke, Sadove, and Antonivka (Kherson oblast) and the city of Kherson.

    In addition to replenishing units that have suffered losses, russia makes efforts to generate new units. For instance, russian military authorities have initiated formation of new motorized rifle brigade in Stavropol Kray (Southern Military District) to reinforce occupation forces operating in Ukraine. The vast majority of those who signed the contract have no motivation to participate in combat, while at the same time, the invaders are eager to make money.

    During the day, Ukrainian Air Force delivered 4x strikes on the concentrations of enemy troops and military equipment.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 3x concentrations of russian troops, 3x artillery systems, and 1x radio-electronic warfare station.

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