• Українською
  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 18.00, on December 24, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 24 December 2022 18:28

    The three hundred fourth (304) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    russian occupiers continue to violate the norms of international humanitarian law, laws and customs of warfare. Thus, during the day, the enemy launched 3 missile strikes on civilian objects in the Zaporizhzhia region. It also carried out more than 10 MLRS attacks.

    The enemy is concentrating its efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Lyman, Bakhmut, and Avdiivka directions and is trying to improve the tactical position in the Kupiansk direction.

    The situation has not changed significantly in the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions. The enemy maintains a military presence, however, no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been detected.

    In the Slobozhanskyi direction, areas of the settlements of Huryiv Kozachok, Kozacha Lopan, Kudiivka, Strilecha, Ternova, Starytsa, Vovchansk, Nesterne, Zemlianka, Khatne and Ambarne of the Kharkiv oblast were hit by mortar and artillery fire.
    In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Novomlynsk, Kupyansk, Kislivka, Tabaivka, and Krokhmalne of the Kharkiv oblast, and Stelmakhivka and Myasozharivka of the Luhansk oblast.

    In the Lyman direction, the invaders inflicted fire damage on Makiivka, Chervonopopivka, and Dibrova in Luhansk oblast, as well as Terny in Donetsk oblast.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy fired tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery in the areas of the settlements of Spirne, Berestove, Vesele, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Opytne, Stupochky, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Diliivka, Kleban-Byk , Ozaryanivka, Pivnichne and New York of Donetsk oblast.

    Kamianka, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Nevelske, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk oblast were shelled in the Avdiivka direction.
    On the Novopavlivka direction, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Velyka Novosilka and Vremivka of the Donetsk oblast came under the fire of the occupiers.

    In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Malynivka, Chervone, Charivne, Bilohirya, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Stepove in the Zaporizhzhia oblast and Marganets and Nikopol in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast.

    In the Kherson direction, the enemy continues to terrorize the civilian population. The civil infrastructure of Chervonohrihorivka, Dnipropetrovsk oblast, and Burhunka, Antonivka, and Kherson were affected by shelling. There are dead and wounded among peaceful Ukrainian citizens.

    In Hornostaevka, Kherson oblast, the russian occupiers imposed a 24-hour curfew in the period from December 25, 2022 to January 3, 2023. For almost 10 days, local residents are prohibited from leaving their homes and moving around the settlement.

    During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine carried out 3 strikes on areas where the enemy's personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated. And our rocket launchers and gunners struck two areas of concentration of manpower and the S-300 anti-aircraft missile complex of the occupiers.

    Believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!