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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., February 15, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 15 February 2023 18:48

    Day 357 of the russian full-scale invasion continues. 

    Despite significant losses, the adversary does not abandon its intentions to reach the administrative borders of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. To that end, the invaders’ main focus continues to be the offensive operations on Kup’yans’k, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Shakhtars’ke axes.

    During the day of February 15, the adversary launched 17x air strikes. In addition, the enemy launched 28x MLRS attacks at the civilian infrastructure of Pokrovsk (Donetsk oblasts) and Kherson oblasts. The attacks killed and wounded civilians, almost destroyed a residential high-rise building, and a hospital in Beryslav was shelled again.

    The threat of further russian air and missile strikes across Ukraine remains high.

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no signs of the formation of adversary offensive groups were found. Certain units of the armed forces of the republic of belarus and the armed forces of the russian federation continue their missions in the areas bordering Ukraine. russian troops continue their combat training at the training grounds of the republic of belarus. At the same time, the adversary does not stop mortar and artillery shelling of the positions of Ukrainian units, as well as settlements near the line of contact. The vicinities of settlements of Yanzhulivka (Chernihiv oblast), Rozhkovychi, Tovstodubove, Bilokopytove, Vovkivka, Volfyne, Basivka (Sumy oblast), Hraniv, Krasne, Vovchans’k, Zemlyanky, Rublene, Krasne Pershe, Novomlyns’k, Dvorichna, and Kreidyanka (Kharkiv oblast) came under enemy fire. The occupiers attacked Naumivka (Sumy oblast), Hraniv, and Udy (Kharkiv oblast) with army aircraft from the territory of the russian federation. 

    Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the adversary fired tanks, mortars, and artillery at more than 15x settlements, including Krokhmal’ne, Cherneshchyna (Kharkiv oblast), Novojehorivka, Makiivka, Stel’makhivka, Nevs’ke, and Chervonopopivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Novoselivka, Spirne, Rozdolivka, and Stepove (Donetsk oblast). 

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy fired mortars and artillery at the vicinities of more than 15x settlements, including Mykolaivka, Vasyukivka, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Stupochky, Kurdyumivka, Druzhba, and Maiors’k. 

    Avdiivka and Shakhtars’ke axes: the vicinities of 14x settlements, including Vodyane, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke, Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Pobjeda, Mykil’s’ke, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Prechystivka, and Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with tanks, mortars, and artillery. 

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy shelled the vicinities of more than 15x settlements, including Temyrivka, Malynivka, Chervone, Charivne, Huliaipilske, Bilohir’ya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv, and Zaporizke (Zaporizhzhia oblast). 

    Kherson axis: enemy artillery fire hit Kherson and the vicinities of more than 10x settlements, including Zolota Balka, Havrylivka, Kachkarivka, Zmiivka, Beryslav, Vesele, L’vove, Tyahyntsi, Berehove (Kherson oblast), and Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast).

    The occupiers established military hospital on the premises of surgical department of Starobil’s’k city hospital (Luhansk oblast) to treat gravely wounded russian soldiers. The surgical building is completely closed to civilians. As of February 11, the arrival of about 20x military trucks with wounded russians has been reported.

    In Nova Kakhovka (Kherson oblast), invaders are searching private estates of local residents to seize waterborne platforms, which are then used for sabotage and provocations. 

    During the day of February 15, Ukrainian Air Force launched 11x air strikes on the concentrations of russian troops and military equipment, and 5x air strikes on the positions of anti-aircraft missile systems.

    At the same time, our defenders on the eastern front destroyed 1x russian Ka-52 attack helicopter.

    During the day of February 15, Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 1x command post of the enemy, 3x concentrations of troops, and 2x ammunition depots. 

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