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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., June 19, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 19 June 2023 19:09

    Day 481 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    The russian federation continues to kill civilian population of Ukraine and violates laws and customs of war; uses terror tactics, carries out strikes, and shells both military and civilian targets.

    During the day of June 19, the russian occupiers launched another air and missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, using 4 Caliber cruise missiles and 4 Iranian strike UAVs "Shahed-136/131". All 8 air targets were destroyed by Ukrainian Air Defense and the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

    In addition, the enemy carried out 32 airstrikes, carried out about 40 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Peaceful people suffered.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, and Maryinka axes, and heavy fighting continues. 39 combat clashes took place during the day.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly. There are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings.

    On the training grounds of the republic of belarus, combat training and coordination of units of the russian troops are underway after which they are sent to the frontlines on the territory of Ukraine.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy forces maintain an enhanced presence in the Ukrainian border. Shelled with mortars and artillery shelling of Gremyach settlements of Chernihiv Oblast; Seredyna-Buda, Chuykivka, Basivka, Turya of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Huryiv Kozachok, Udy, Chervona Zorya, Kozacha Lopan’, Hlyboke, Oliynikovo, Lyptsi, Ternova, Staritsa, Ohirtsevo, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Zybine, Okhrimivka, Varvarivka, Nesterne, Budarky, Krasny Yar in Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the occupiers carried out an airstrike at Kislivka, Kharkiv Oblast. Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kislivka, Berestov of the Kharkiv Oblast were shelled by enemy artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces carried out offensive operations in the vicinities of Yampolivka, Torsky, west of Dibrova, Hryhorivka and Spirnyi of the Donetsk Oblast, albeit without success. They launched an airstrike on the village of Spirne in the Donetsk Oblast. Stelmakhivka, Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Serebryanka, Verkhniokamianske, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: russian forces carried out unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Donetsk Oblast. They shelled the settlements of Severny and Toretsk. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivs’ke, Ozaryanivka, Bila Hora, Kostyantynivka, Druzhba, Pivnichne of Donetsk Oblast were under enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiyivka axis: the enemy forces carried out unsuccessful offensives in the Avdiyivka area. They shelled the areas of Orlivka, Avdiyivka, Karlivka, Pervomaiske, Nevelske settlements of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: our defenders repelled all enemy attacks near Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Pobieda. The enemy launched an air strike near Maryinka. At the same time, they shelled Krasnohorivka, Georgiyivka, Maryinka, and Pobieda of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy carried out offensive actions in the axis of Novomykhailivka. He carried out an air strike in the area of Zolota Nyva. He shelled the settlements of Paraskoviyivka, Kostyantynivka, Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, and Vugledar in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive. The enemy carried out airstrikes at Levadny, Zelene Pole and Novodarivka of Zaporizhzhya Oblast. They shelled the settlements of Blagodatne, Makarivka, Storozheve, Vremivka, Vilne Pole, Zelene Pole, Novopil of the Donetsk Oblast; Temyrivka, Levadne, Olgivske, Chervone, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Novoandriyivka, Shcherbaki, Stepove, Pyatikhatky, Lobkovo, Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Beryslav, Tomarine, Kozatske, Burgunka, Ivanivka, Antonivka, Kherson, Dniprovske, Kizomys, Sofiyivka of the Kherson Oblast.

    The russian occupying forces continue to suffer heavy losses on the battlefield. As a result, the enemy continues to convert civilian facilities in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine into medical facilities. Thus, the occupiers turned the secondary school in the village of Rozhivka, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, into a military hospital. An operating room was placed in the attached dining room, and wards for the wounded were arranged in the classrooms. At the same time, this military hospital is used as a logistics hub for the redistribution of wounded and dead enemy servicemen. Heavily wounded soldiers and sergeants are being transported to medical facilities in Donetsk, Mariupol and Berdyansk by road transport. Wounded officers are transported to the russian federation by air.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 15 airstrikes on the concentrations of enemy troops.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units attacked 3 command posts, 6x concentrations of russian troops, weapons and military equipment, 2 ammunition depots, 1 warehouse of fuel and lubricating materials, 14 artillery systems at firing positions, 3 anti-air defense systems and 2 others critical military objects.

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