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  • Operational update regarding russian invasion as of 18.00, December 13, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 13 December 2022 18:26

    The two hundred ninety-third (293) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    During the day, the enemy launched 2 missile strikes on the civilian infrastructure of Zaporizhzhia and Kharkiv oblasts, and also carried out more than 20 MLRS attacks.

    There remains the threat of the enemy launching air and missile strikes on civilian infrastructure throughout Ukraine.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation remains without significant changes, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy shelled the areas of Seredyna-Buda and Ryasne settlements of the Sumy oblast, as well as Strilecha, Starytsa, Ambarne, Vilkhuvatka, Dvorichna and Krasne in the Kharkiv oblast.

    In the Kupyansk direction, the areas of the settlements of Kupyansk, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Berestove in the Kharkiv oblast and Stelmakhivka and Myasozharivka in the Luhansk oblast were hit by tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery.

    In the Lyman direction, the enemy fired tanks and artillery at the areas of settlements: Hrekivka, Ploshchanka and Nevske of the Luhansk oblast, as well as Terny, Yampolivka of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy fired at the positions of the Defense Forces from tanks, mortars and rocket artillery in the areas of settlements: Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Chasiv Yar, Druzhba, Zalizne of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy fired tanks and artillery of various types at the areas of almost twenty settlements, in particular: Avdiivka, Nevelske, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Novopavlivka direction, the enemy shelled areas near the settlements of Vremivka, Vuhledar, Neskuchne, and Prechystivka in the Donetsk oblast with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery.

    In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy continues to shell our positions and the civilian infrastructure of the settlements along the right bank of the Dnipro River. It carried out shelling from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of more than 25 settlements, in particular: Plavni, Hulyaipole, Dorozhnyanka, Olhivske, Zaporizhzhia oblast, as well as Chornobayivka, Antonivka, Mykilske, Tokarivka, Mylové, Kherson oblast and the city of Kherson.

    In order to replenish the losses and staff the units of the first army corps of the occupying forces, measures of forced mobilization were intensified in the territory of the Donetsk oblast. Therefore, in the city of Horlivka, men are subject to conscription, in particular those with the "reservation" mark on their military tickets.

    On December 11, the enemy lost up to 60 servicemen killed and up to 100 wounded in the area of Kadiivka settlement of Luhansk oblast as a result of the destruction of the personnel deployment point of the russian occupation troops.

    The hitting of the enemy by the Defense Forces of Ukraine in the previous days in the Zaporizhzhia oblast was confirmed. Thus, in addition to the destruction of the command staff of the 58th Army in the city of Melitopol, three artillery systems, up to 10 units of military equipment of various types were destroyed in the areas of Enerhodar, Tokmak and Hulyaipole settlements, and about 150 enemy servicemen were wounded.

    Units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 2 areas of concentration of personnel of the russian occupiers.

    Believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! We will win! Glory to Ukraine!