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  • Operational update regarding russian invasion as of 18.00, December 14, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 14 December 2022 18:29

    The two hundred ninety-fourth (294) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    The enemy is concentrating its efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions. It is trying to improve the tactical position in the Kupyansk and Lyman areas.

    During the current day, the enemy carried out 23 air strikes and 7 MLRS missile strikes on the civilian infrastructure of the cities of Kurakhove and Kostyantynivka, Donetsk oblast. Also, the occupiers fired more than 10 MLRS rockets, in particular at the city of Kherson.

    The enemy struck with iranian strike UAVs "Shakhed-136/131" from the direction of the eastern coast of the Sea of Azov against critical infrastructure facilities in the Kyiv region. All 13 UAVs of the occupiers were shot down.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

    On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Leonivka, Buchka and Hai of the Chernihiv oblast; Seredyna-Buda and Kucherivka in Sumy oblast and Hlyboke, Starytsa, Novomlynsk and Dvorichna in Kharkiv oblast. The attack drone was deployed near Kindrativka, Sumy oblast.

    The positions of our troops in the districts of Kislivka and Kotlyarivka of the Kharkiv oblast and Novoselivka and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk oblast were hit by shelling from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery in the Kupyansk direction.

    In the Lyman direction, the areas of Ploshchanka, Nevsky, Chervonopopivka in the Luhansk oblast and Dibrova and Hryhorivka in the Donetsk oblast were affected by the fire of the occupiers.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled, in particular, the areas of Andriivka, Blahodatne, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Kurdyumivka, Diliivka, Mayorsk and New York of the Donetsk oblast. An airstrike was carried out near Stupochka.

    In the Avdiivka direction, shelling from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery on the positions of our troops near Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk oblast was recorded.

    In the Novopavlivka direction, our positions near Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Prechystivka, Velyka Novosilka, and Neskuchne of the Donetsk region were hit by fire.

    In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the russian occupiers continue to shell the civilian infrastructure of settlements along the right bank of the Dnipro River. Areas of 28 settlements were affected by fire. Among them are Vremivka and Novosilka of the Donetsk oblast; Hulyaipilske, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Kamianske – Zaporizhzhia; Tyahynka, Kherson, Tokarivka, Molodizhne and Berehove in the Kherson oblast.

    Fire damage was confirmed on December 12 of the current year in the area where the invaders were concentrated near Verbove, Zaporizhzhia oblast. Up to 10 units of weapons and military equipment of various types were destroyed, losses among enemy servicemen are being clarified.

    The enemy continues to use the network of civilian health care facilities in the temporarily occupied territory to treat wounded servicemen of the occupying forces and mercenaries of private military companies. Thus, in the city of Luhansk, on the territory of the city’s skin and venereological dispensary, wounded representatives of the "wagner" PMC are being treated.

    During the current 24 hours, the Ukrainian aviation made 7 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and 3 strikes on the positions of the occupiers’ anti-aircraft missile systems.

    At the same time, units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 2 control points and 8 areas of concentration of enemy personnel.

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