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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., July 23, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 23 July 2023 18:25

    Day 515 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    The russian federation continues to kill the people of Ukraine, and continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, carries out strikes at both military and civilian targets.

    During the day July 23, russian invaders launched a missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, using 17x cruise missiles and 2x ballistic missiles. 9x cruise missiles were destroyed by Ukrainian Air Defense. Moreover, the enemy carried out 26x airstrikes, launched 35x MLRS attacks on Ukrainian cities and Ukrainian Armed Forces. Unfortunately, there are victims among civilians, houses, religious buildings and other civil infrastructure were destroyed.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka axes, heavy battles continue. About 27x combat clashes took place during the day.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes detected. There are no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groupings. Armed Forces of belarus continue to perform tasks in the Ukrainian border.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy forces maintain an enhanced military presence. They carried out an airstrike at Pavlivka of the Sumy Oblast. russians shelled with mortars and artillery more than 15x settlements, in particular, Tymonovychy, Chernihiv Oblast; Seredyna-Buda, Uhroidy, Yunakivka, Sumy Oblast and Kozacha Lopan, Budarky, Veterinarne, Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy launched an airstrike at Kucherivka of the Kharkiv Oblast. Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna and Kislivka of the Kharkiv Oblast got under artillery and mortar fire.

    Lyman axis: the occupiers carried out unsuccessful offensive operations in the Torsky district of the Donetsk Oblast. They carried out an airstrike at Serebryansky area in Donetsk Oblast. Nevske, Bilogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne, Rozdolivka in the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: under heavy enemy artillery fire, our defenders successfully repelled attacks near Bohdanivka, Klishchiivka and northeastern Orihovo-Vasylivka of the Donetsk Oblast. More than 10x settlements, including Bohdanivka, Ivanovske, Druzhba and New York of the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by enemy artillery.

    Avdiivka axis: under heavy fire from the enemy aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled the attacks of russian troops in the Avdiivka and Nevelsky areas. The enemy shelled more than 10x settlements, including Avdiivka, Karlivka, and Nevelske in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: Defense Forces continue to hold back the advance of russian troops in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka. The enemy shelled more than 10x settlements, among them Krasnohorivka, Katerynivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the Novomykhailivka area and carried out an airstrike near Blagodatny, Donetsk Oblast. They shelled more than 15 settlements, including Zolota Niva, Prechistivka, Vugledar, and Blagodatne in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy is concentrating forces to prevent further advance of our troops. They made unsuccessful attempts to restore lost positions at Priyutny of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. russians carried out airstrikes at Malaya Tokmachka and Novodanilivka in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast and Antonivka in the Kherson Oblast. More than 25x settlements, including Novodariivka, Hulyaipole, Hulyaipilske, Novoandriivka, and Stepove of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, were shelled by artillery fire; Illinka, Kamianske, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast; Antonivka, Havrylivka, Novoberislav, Respublikanets of Kherson Oblast and Kherson; as well as the Yaselka of the Mykolaiv Oblast.

    Defense Forces of Ukraine continue offensive operations on the Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, are equipping captured positions, shell with artillery identified enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures.

    The russian occupiers continue robbing civilians, appropriating the grain harvest of Ukraine. Thus, in the village of Pryshyb, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the russian occupiers are taking out a large number of freight wagons with various types of grain crops from the territory of the agricultural enterprise with the help of diesel locomotives.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 3x strikes on enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment concentrations.

    Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed 4x operational-tactical reconnaissance UAVs.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 1x enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment concentration, 5x artillery units at firing positions, 1x command post, 1x anti-air defense system and 1x EW station of the enemy.

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