• Українською
  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 18.00, on December 25, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 25 December 2022 18:39

    The three hundred fifth (305) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    During the day, the occupiers launched a rocket attack on the Kupyansk district of the Kharkiv oblast. More than 10 attacks were also carried out from MLRS.

    The threat of enemy air and missile strikes on critical infrastructure facilities remains throughout the territory of Ukraine.

    In the Siversky direction, the enemy fired at the positions of the Defense Forces in the areas of Vyntorivka, Manukhivka, Ryzhivka and Vorozhba settlements of the Sumy oblast.

    In the Slobozhansk direction, areas of the settlements of Strilecha, Starytsia, Zemlianka, Ustnivka, and Vilkhuvatka of the Kharkiv oblast were hit by mortar and artillery fire.

    On the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, more than 25 settlements were hit by fire from tanks and artillery. Among them - Dvorichna, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka and Berestovka in Kharkiv oblast; Ploschanka, Dibrova and Chervonopopivka of Luhansk oblast and Yampolivka - Donetsk oblast.

    In the Bakhmut and Avdiiv directions, the occupiers shelled the districts of more than 20 settlements. In particular, these are Spirne, Berestove, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Opytne, Ozaryanivka and New York of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the direction of Novopavlivsk, the enemy inflicted fire on the areas of Vugledar, Velyka Novosilka, and Vremivka in Donetsk oblast.

    In the Zaporizhzhia direction, enemy shelling was recorded near more than 20 settlements. Among them are Hulyaipole, Chervone, Stepove, Mali Shcherbaky, Shcherbaky and Charivne of the Zaporizhzhia oblast, and Nikopol of the Dnipropetrovsk oblast.

    russian occupiers, for the purpose of intimidation, continue chaotic shelling of the civilian population in the liberated towns and villages along the right bank of the Dnipro River. The city of Beryslav, Kherson oblast, is subjected to systematic mortar shelling. Also, in the Kherson direction, the civil infrastructure of the settlements of Kherson, Respublikanets, Tyahynka, Zelenivka, Inzhenerne, Antonivka, Sadove, and Veletenske was damaged by shelling. There are casualties among civilians.

    The damage to the invaders' manpower and equipment in the previous days has been confirmed. So, in the Donetsk oblast, 4 self-propelled artillery systems 2C7 "Pion" were destroyed. And in the Zabaryne district of the Kherson oblast, the headquarters of the occupiers was hit, where a meeting of officers of the southern military district of the armed forces of the russian federation was held. As a result, up to 70 servicemen were injured. The number of dead is being clarified.

    During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces made 2 strikes on the concentration areas of the occupiers, and units of the missile forces and artillery hit 5 control points and the area of concentration of the enemy's manpower.

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