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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., January 23, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 23 January 2023 18:34

    Day 334 of the russian full-scale invasion continues.
    During the day, the invaders launched 4x missile strikes targeting Ukrainian settlements (2x missiles were intercepted by Ukrainian air defense) and 18x air strikes. The enemy also conducted 24x MLRS attacks. 
    The threat of russian air and missile strikes across Ukraine remains high.
    The enemy continues its offensive on Bakhmut and Avdiivka axes, with the aim to capture the entire Donetsk oblast, regardless of suffering numerous casualties. The adversary’s offensive operations on Kup’yans’k axis failed, all attacks were repelled.
    Lyman, Novopavlivka, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson axes: the invaders are on the defensive. Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes, no offensive groups of the adversary were found. 
    At the same time, the vicinities of settlements of Novovasylivka, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Stukalivka (Sumy oblast), Hur’yiv Kozachok, Slobozhans’ke, Zelene, Ternova, Starytsya, Vovchans’k, Zemlyanky, Kam’yanka, and Krasne Pershe (Kharkiv oblast) were shelled.
    Kup’yans’k axis: the adversary shelled the vicinities of Dvorichna, Hryanykivka, Kup’yans’k, Kyslivka, Krokhmal’ne, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), as well as Novoselivs’ke and Stel’makhivka (Luhansk oblast).
    Lyman axis: the vicinities of Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Kreminna, Dibrova, and Kuzmyne (Luhansk oblast) came under enemy fire.
    Bakhmut axis: Spirne, Vyimka, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Maiors’k, and New York were shelled.
    Avdiivka axis: Berdychi, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.
    Novopavlivka axis: Mykil’s’ke, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Neskuchne, and Velyka Novosilka (Donetsk oblast) suffered enemy attacks.
    Zaporizhzhia axis: Komyshuvakha (Donetsk oblast), Chervone, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv (Zaporizhzhia oblast) were subject to artillery attacks.
    Kherson axis: the occupants keep targeting civilian population on a daily basis. Antonivka and Kherson came under MLRS fire yet again.
    The russian invaders keep dying ingloriously in Ukraine. On January 20-21, the enemy conducted offensive operations on Zaporizhzhia axis near Mali Shcherbaky. According to an update, the enemy lost more than 50x troops, including 16x killed, in exchanges of fire and combats with Ukrainian Defense Forces over the mentioned period. In addition, 9x units of weapons and military equipment of various types (1x tank, 6x IFVs, and 1x Tiger armored vehicle) were destroyed. 4x more units were damaged.
    Since early January 2023, the number of wounded enemy soldiers in the temporarily occupied part of Kherson oblast has seen a major increase. Local hospitals are packed beyond their capacity. All gravely wounded are distributed among medical institutions in the oblast. Only a small number are sent to the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea for further treatment.
    In a number of settlements (Sievierodonetsk district, Luhansk oblast), russian occupants are taking every effort to isolate the local residents. In particular, Ukrainian television and mobile connection are unavailable.
    During the day of January 23, Ukrainian Air Force launched 5x air strikes on the concentrations of russian troops. 
    The Ukrainian Defense Forces shot down 2x russian Su-25 aircraft, 1x Ka-52 attack helicopter, 1x “Orlan-10” unmanned aerial vehicle, and 2x Kh-59 air-to-surface guided missiles. 
    At the same time, Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 3x concentrations of the occupants and 1x logistics depot. 
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