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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., November 19, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 19 November 2023 19:16

    Day 634 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    During the day of November 19, there were 45 combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 16 air strikes, 41 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Moreover, the enemy conducted air strikes on critical infrastructure facilities in Ukraine using Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs. Ukrainian air defense shot down 15 of the 20 attack UAVs. Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in injuries among civilians. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

    The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of formation of an offensive group. Certain units of the armed forces of belarus continue their missions in the areas bordering Ukraine.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy continues its sabotage and reconnaissance activities, shelling Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. Around 20 settlements came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Yanzhulivka, Mykhalchyna Sloboda, Leonivka (Chernihiv oblast), Khodyne, Holyshivske, Basivka, Myropilske, Novodmytrivka (Sumy oblast), Kozacha Lopan, Vovchansk, Bochkove, Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy conducted failed assault operations in the vicinities of Synkivka, east of Petropavlivka and Ivanivka (Kharkiv oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled 7 attacks. The occupiers launched an air strike near Petropavlivka (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Dvorichna, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted no offensives (assaults). The invaders launched air strikes near Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast) and Yampolivka (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Serebryanka, Verkhniokamyanske, Torske, Rozdolivka, Spirne (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the invaders made assaults in the vicinities of Klishchiyivka and Andriyivka (Donetsk oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled 11 attacks. More than 10 settlements, including Markove, Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, New York (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Avdiyivka axis: the enemy conducted failed assault operations east of Novokalynove, east of Novobakhmutivka, Sjeverne and Avdiyivka (Donetsk oblast), where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 9 attacks. The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 15 settlements, including Sukha Balka, Keramik, Tonenke, Yasnobrodivka, Netailove, Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the adversary made unsuccessful assaults in the vicinities of Maryinka and Pobjeda (Donetsk oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled 13 attacks. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Pobjeda (Donetsk oblast) were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

    Shakhtarske axis: the invaders conducted assault operations west of Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast), to no success. Around 10 settlements, including Vodyane, Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka, Blahodatne, Staromaiorske, Rivnopil (Donetsk oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the invaders did not make any assaults. More than 20 settlements, including Levadne, Malynivka, Charivne, Orikhiv, Novoandriivka, Stepove (Zaporizhzhia oblast), came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Kherson axis: the settlements of Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Tokarivka (Kherson oblast), the city of Kherson and the city of Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast) suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol axis and offensive (assault) operations on Bakhmut axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line.

    Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold their ground on the left bank of the Dnipro River (Kherson oblast) and continue to inflict fire on the enemy.

    During the day of November 19, Ukrainian Air Force launched 2 air strikes on concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the occupiers. 

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1 concentration of troops, weapons and military equipment, and 3 ammunition depots of the russian invaders.

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