Day 506 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.
During the day July 13, russian occupiers launched another air and missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, using 17x Iranian-made Shahed strike drones and 1x S-300 anti-air guided missile. As a result of the successful combat work of Air Defense units, fighter jets, mobile fire groups and other components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine, 16x "Shaheds" were destroyed. Moreover, the enemy carried out 43x airstrikes and launched 17x MLRS attacks.
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. About 20x combat clashes took place during the day.
Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes detected. There are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings. Armed Forces of belarus continue to perform tasks in the Ukrainian border.
Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy forces maintain an enhanced military presence. They carried out an airstrike at Radkivka of the Sumy Oblast. russians shelled with mortars and artillery of more than 15x settlements, including Karpovychi, Kamin of the Chernihiv Oblast; Malushyne, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Sumy Oblast and Kozacha Lopan, Neskuchne, Ternova, Kharkiv Oblast.
Kupyansk axis: our soldiers are holding their ground. Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kamianka, Kislivka, Berestov, and Figolivka of the Kharkiv Oblast were under enemy artillery and mortar fire.
Lyman axis: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensives west of Dibrova, Luhansk Oblast, and east of Novosadovo, Donetsk Oblast. More than 10x settlements, including Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by artillery fire.
Bakhmut axis: despite heavy fire from the enemy aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled all enemy attacks at Berkhivka of the Donetsk Oblast. More than 10x settlements, including Vasyukivka, Chasiv Yar, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Diliivka, and Northern Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by enemy artillery.
Avdiivka axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives at Pervomaisky. They carried out airstrikes in the Avdiivka and Pervomaisky area of Donetsk Oblast. russians shelled more than 10x settlements, in particular Berdychi, Lastochkine, Avdiivka of the Donetsk Oblast.
Maryinka axis: Defense Forces continue to hold back the assaults of russian troops in the vicinities of Maryinka. The enemy shelled more than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda and Georgiivka of the Donetsk Oblast.
Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the Novomykhailivka area of the Donetsk Oblast. They shelled Paraskoviivka, Novomykhailivka, Novoukrainka, Blagodatne, and Bogoyavlenka.
Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy is concentrating forces to prevent further advance of our troops. They carried out airstrikes at Mala Tokmachka, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, and Grozovy, Kherson Oblast. russians shelled with artillery more than 20x settlements, among them Vilne Pole, Mala Tokmachka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Biloghirya of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Antonivka, Tyaginka, Chornobayivka, Mykilske of the Kherson Oblast and Kherson. Defense Forces of Ukraine continue offensive operations in the Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, are equipping captured positions, open fire with artillery on designated enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures.
Ukrainian Air Force conducted 13x strikes on enemy manpower and 1x on the enemy’s anti-air missile system.
Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 9x artillery pieces at firing positions during the day.
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