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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., May 24, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 24 May 2023 18:36

    Day 455 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    The russian federation, at the cost of heavy losses, continues to wage a war of aggression.

    During the day of May 24, the enemy carried out 17x airstrikes, launched about 20 MLRS attacks on Ukrainian settlements and Ukrainian Defense Forces.

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

    The enemy continues to concentrate its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Marinka axes. In total, 23x combat clashes took place on the specified axes of the front.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly, there are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings. Certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to serve near the areas bordering with Ukraine.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: russia continues to maintain enhanced military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine.

    The adversary shelled the settlements of Yanzhulivka, Chernihiv Oblast; Bunyakyne, Shpyl, Oleksiivka of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Udy, Veterinarne, Lyptsi, Zelene, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Budarky, Zemlianka in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy forces continue to improve tactical positions. They conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the area of Masyutivka. Stroivka, Kamianka, Krasne Pershe, Ridkodub, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Tabaivka, Berestov, Kharkiv Oblast, and Stelmakhivka, Luhansk Oblast, were shelled by russians.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces did not conduct offensive operations. They carried out an airstrike near the the settlement of Dibrova. Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast were shelled by artillery; Torske and Spirne of Donetsk Oblast.

    Bakhmut axis: russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinities of Ivanovske. They carried out an airstrike near Bila Hora. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Markove, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Stupochki, Kostyantynivka, Bila Hora, Toretsk, Pivnichne, Pivdene and New York of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled.

    Avdiivka axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the axis of Novokalynove and Avdiivka. russian forces carried out airstrikes in the vicinities of Novokalynovo and Stepovo. They carried out artillery shelling at Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Karlivka, Pervomaiske and Netaylove in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Marinka axis: units of the defense forces repelled numerous enemy attacks in the area of the city of Marinka. At the same time, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Novomykhailivka and Pobyeda of the Donetsk Oblast got under enemy fire.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy shelled the settlements of Vodyane, Vugledar and Velyka Novosilka.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive. They shelled Vremivka, Novosilka, Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Hulyaipilske, Novoselivka, Omelnyk, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Veletenske of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.

    Ukrainian Air Force carried out 7x strikes on enemy manpower and military equipment concentrations.

    Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed 2 enemy attack UAVs of the "Shahed" type and 1 reconnaissance UAV of the "Orlan-10" type.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 2x manpower concentration areas, 4x ammunition depots, an electronic warfare station, 4x artillery units at firing positions and 4x other important enemy targets.

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