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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., August 13, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 13 August 2023 18:43

    Day 536 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    During the day of August 13, the russian occupiers launched 2x missile, 24x air strikes and around 40x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians, including children. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were damaged.

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

    During the day of August 13, there were 24x combat engagements.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary fired mortars and artillery at more than 15x settlements, including Halahanivka, Hremyach, Novovasylivka (Chernihiv oblast), Volfyne, Turya (Sumy oblast), and Ohirtseve, Okip, Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the russian occupiers conducted unsuccessful offensives in the area northeast of Andriivka (Luhansk oblast). Kamyanka, Petropavlivka, Kyslivka, and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.

    Lyman axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), and Vesele (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements, including Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Verkhnokamyanske, Serebryanka, Zvanivka (Donetsk oblast), were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary made attempts to regain the lost position in the areas south of Andriivka and west of Yahidne (Donetsk oblast), to no success. russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). More than 15x settlements, including Minkivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Bila Hora, Pryvillya (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: under heavy fire from enemy aircraft and artillery, the Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back russian troops’ advance in the vicinity of Avdiivka (Donetsk oblast). russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Avdiivka. The invaders fired artillery at Oleksandropil, Stepove, Keramik, Novokalynove, Avdiivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinity of the city of Maryinka (Donetsk oblast).

    The enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Krasnohorivka (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery at more than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost position in the area west of Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Blahodatne and Staromaiorske. The invaders fired artillery at more than 10x settlements, including Vodyane, Vuhledar, Bohoyavlenka, Zolota Nyva, Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy made attempts to regain the lost position in the area east of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), to no success. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Chervone and Pyatykhatky (Zaporizhzhia oblast). russian forces fired artillery at more than 15x settlements, including Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Mali Shcherbaky, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Kherson axis: the adversary launched air strike in the vicinity of Zelenyi Hai (Kherson oblast). The enemy artillery shelled more than 15x settlements, including Zolota Balka, Veletenske, Stanislav, Komyshany, Novotyahynka, Antonivka (Kherson oblast), the city of Kherson and Ivanivka (Mykolaiv oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, consolidate their positions and conduct counter-battery fire.

    During the day of August 13, Ukrainian Air Force launched 10x air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment and 4x air strikes on anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.

    During the day of August 13, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 2x artillery assets at their firing positions, 1x anti-aircraft missile system, 1x electronic warfare station, and 1x asset of enemy air defense.

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