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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., April 14, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 14 April 2023 18:41

    Day 415 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    The russian federation continues to ignore International Humanitarian Law, strikes and fires not only at the positions of our troops, but also at the civilian infrastructure of populated areas.

    During the day, the enemy launched 6x air strikes and 19x missile strikes, 13x of them – from the S-300 air defense system on the peaceful cities of Slov’yiansk and Kramatorsk. In addition, the enemy launched about 20x rounds from MLRS.

    The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high, because the enemy continues to use terror tactics against the civilian population.

    The enemy does not give up its plans to occupy our territory, despite significant losses. The adversary continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Mar’yinka axes. The fiercest battles continue for Bakhmut and Mar’yinka. About 40x enemy attacks were repelled during the day.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected. A thorough check of the combat readiness of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus is underway.

    During the day, the russian occupiers shelled the settlements of Galaganivka, Chernihiv Oblast; Studenok, Rivne, Iskryskivshchyna, Volfyne of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Kozacha Lopan, Tokarivka, Mali Prohody, Strelecha, Lukyantsi, Neskuchne, Staritsa, Vovchansk, Nesterne and Zemlianki in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: Stroivka, Dvorichanske, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Lyman Pershey, Kindrashivka, Masyutivka, Tabaivka, and Berestov in the Kharkiv Oblast were under enemy fire.

    Lyman axis: during the day, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the area south of Dibrova and near Bilogorivka. Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Dibrova, Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions. Heavy fighting continues for the city of Bakhmut. Units of the defense forces repelled about 15x enemy attacks on the indicated section of the front. Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Diliivka, Toretsk and New York of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

    Avdiivka axes: the enemy carried out offensive actions in the Novokalynovo and Pervomaisky areas, without success. They carried out shelling of populated areas. Among them are Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske and Karlivka in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Mar’yinka direction: during the day, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Maryinka area of the Donetsk Oblast, where units of the defense forces of Ukraine repelled about 15x attacks. At the same time, Pobyeda and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast got under enemy fire.

    Shakhtars’ke axis: during the day, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. They shelled the settlements of Bogoyavlenka, Shakhtars’ke, Novoukrainka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Zolota Niva, and Vugledar in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy continues to conduct defensive operations. During the day, they shelled settlements near the frontline. Among them are Vremivka and Novopil’ of the Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Malynivka, Chervone, Gulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Zolota Balka, Novoberislav, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Dniprovske of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    The enemy continues to use the medical facilities of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine for their own purposes. Thus, after operations in the surgical ward of city hospital No. 2 in the city of Horlivka, wounded russian servicemen are transferred to the clinic of the Horlivka Machine-Building Plant. Currently, about 185x russian doctors work in these civilian medical institutions. They provide their services exclusively to russian military personnel.

    During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 5x strikes on areas where the occupiers were concentrated.

    During the day, units of missile and artillery troops hit 1x control point, 3x areas of concentration of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment, as well as 1x enemy electronic warfare station.

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