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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 p.m., February 17, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 17 February 2023 19:04

    Day 359 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    During the day, the enemy launched 6x rocket attacks on the civilian infrastructure of Kup’yansk, in the Kharkiv Oblast. Three private and one multi-story buildings were damaged. In addition, the enemy carried out a total of 10x airstrikes and conducted more than 10 attacks from MLRS.

    The threat of further russian missile strikes remains very high throughout Ukraine.

    The enemy is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Kup’yansk, Lymansk, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk axes. Suffers significant losses in manpower.

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy continues to hold certain units in the areas bordering Ukraine, but no offensive groups have been detected. The training of units of russian troops continues at the training grounds of the republic of belarus. The enemy does not stop mortar and artillery shelling of the positions of our units, as well as settlements along the state border of Ukraine. During the day, areas of Kolos settlements of Chernihiv Oblast were subjected to enemy shelling; Mefedivka, Bachivsk, Kharkivka, Zarutske, Partyzanske, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Atynske, Oleksiivka, and Grabovske in the Sumy Oblast, as well as Veterynarne, Strilecha, Vesele, Borysivka, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Tykh, Okhrymivka, Nesterne, and Obukhivka in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kup’yansk and Lyman axes: the enemy shelled the settlements of Hryanikyvka, Kucherivka, Krokhmalne, and Berestove in the Kharkiv Oblast; Novoselivske, Nevske, Dibrova and Bilogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Fedorivka and Rozdolivka in the Donetsk Oblast. Carried out airstrikes near Krokhmalne, Berestove, Stelmakhivka, Dibrova, Serebryanske Forestry, Bilogorivka, and Spirne.

    Bakhmut axis: more than 15x districts of settlements, in particular, Vesele, Vasyukivka, Zaliznyanske, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Berkhivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, New York of the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled. The enemy also carried out an airstrike in the Berkhivka District.

    Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk axes: 17x districts of settlements were affected by the fire, among them Avdiivka, Vodyane, Vesele, Nevelske, Georgiivka, Mar’yinka, Bogoyavlenka, Velyka Novosilka, Zolota Nyva, Vugledar and Neskuchne of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the areas of 20x settlements, including Malynivka, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Biloghir’ya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orihiv, Novoandriivka, Mali Shcherbaki, and Kam’yanske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, were affected by fire. The districts of Mala Tokmachka and Novodanylivka were hit by enemy airstrikes.

    Kherson axis: the suburbs and the city of Kherson, as well as the districts of more than 25x settlements, in particular, Havrylivka, Dudchany, Beryslav, Vesele, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Inzhenerne, Dniprovske, Berehove, and Veletenske of the Kherson Oblast, were affected by enemy artillery fire.

    The enemy continues to suffer losses. Thus, in the village of Kalanchak, Kherson Oblast, the occupiers converted the Central District Hospital into a military hospital and brought 36 dead and 18 wounded servicemen of the armed forces of the russian federation.

    During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine carried out 5x strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers, as well as 1x - on the position of the anti-aircraft missile complex.

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