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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 p.m., May 2, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 02 May 2023 18:22

    Day 433 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 

    Today, the enemy launched 3 missile strikes, 30 air strikes and carried out about 8x attacks from MLRS on the positions of our troops and populated areas. There are wounded among the civilian population, destroyed and damaged private houses and other civilian infrastructure.

    The threat of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes. Units of the defense forces of Ukraine repelled more than 20 enemy attacks on the specified areas of the front during the day. The fiercest battles are going on for Bakhmut and Maryinka, our soldiers are steadfastly defending.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected. Certain units of the armed forces of the russian federation continue to be located on the territory of the republic of belarus.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy maintains a military presence in the in the Bryansk, Kursk and Belgorod regions bordering Ukraine. During the day, they carried out artillery and mortar shelling of the settlements of Hasychivka, Yeline, Bleshnya, Karpovychi, Tymonovichi, Leonivka, Muravya of the Chernihiv Oblast; Znob-Novgorodsk, Uralov, Seredyna-Buda, Kucherivka, Rivne, Vorozhba, Volfine, Mykolaivka, Myropillia in the Sumy Oblast, as well as Veterinarne, Vilkhivka, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Potykhonov in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. Krasne Pershe, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Lyman Pershyi, Kupyansk, Kislivka, Krokhmalne, Berestov of the Kharkiv Oblast were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

    Lyman axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions on the axis south of Dibrova. Makiivka of the Luhansk Oblast, Belogorivka, Verkhnokamianske, Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions. Heavy fighting continues for the city of Bakhmut. In addition, during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions near the settlements of Ivanovske and Predtechine. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Khromove, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Kostyantynivka, Predtechine, Diliivka and Pivdenne of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

    Avdiyiv axis: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the vicinities of Pervomaisky. Shelled the settlements of Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Severne, Tonenke, Karlivka, Netaylove, and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: our defenders repelled numerous enemy attacks in the Maryinka area during the day. Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast got under enemy fire.

    Shakhtarske axis: during the current day, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. They shelled the settlements of Novoukrayinka and Prechistivka in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary continues to conduct defensive operations. At the same time, during the day, it shelled more than 30 settlements bordering the frontline. Among them are Vremivka, Novosilka, Donetsk Oblast; Gulyaipole, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Novoandriivka and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast; Zolota Balka, Dudchany, Kachkarivka, Vesele, Lviv, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Antonivka, Dniprovske, Kizomys of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    In the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, there are still cases of violent abduction of the pro-Ukrainian civilian population, as well as the construction of new torture camps for their detention. In particular, russian terrorists set up one of these torture chambers in the police department of the temporarily captured Chaplynka of the Kherson Oblast. Up to ten civilians, including minors, are being illegally detained there at the moment. The russian occupiers keep people in harsh, inhumane conditions and torture them. There are cases when kidnapped people were tortured to death by russian terrorists.

    Aviation of the Defense Forces per day made 5 strikes on areas of concentration of enemy personnel. Our defenders also shot down three enemy UAVs of different types.

    Missile and artillery units hit one command post, twelve manpower concentration areas, four ammunition depots, one anti-aircraft defense and one more important enemy target.
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