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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 18.00, 26th January 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 26 January 2023 18:47

    Day 337 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    The enemy does not abandon his intentions to destroy the critical infrastructure of our state, strikes at civilian objects and homes of the civilian population.

    The threat of air and missile strikes throughout the territory of Ukraine remains.

    During this day, the enemy carried out 37x air strikes. 17 of them – with the use of Shahed-136 UAVs. All these drones were shot down.

    In addition, the russian invaders launched 59x missiles, 47x of which were destroyed. Unfortunately, there are hits on civilian objects, there are casualties among civilians. Moreover, the invaders launched 53x attacks from MLRS.

    Bakhmut and Novopavliv axes: in order to achieve the previously stated goals, despite significant losses, the enemy continues its offensive.

    Lyman and Avdiiv axes: the enemy conducted unsuccessful actions with the aim of improving the tactical position. In the rest of the axis, it is on defensive.

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no changes were made, and no offensive groups of the enemy were detected. Joint training of the aviation component of the regional grouping of the armed forces of the russian federation and the republic of belarus continues. At the same time, areas of Tymonovychi settlements of Chernihiv Oblast were shelled by mortars and artillery; Pavlivka and Timofiivka – Sumy Oblast, as well as Strelecha, Ternova, Staritsa, Vovchanski Khutory, Kolodyazne and Novomlynsk in Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis, the enemy shelled the areas of Dvorichne, Orlyanka, Pishchane, Berestov and Lozova settlements of the Kharkiv Oblast; Stelmakhivka – Luhansk Oblast, as well as Ivanivka in Donetsk Oblast.

    Lymanskyi axis, Makiyivka, Nevske, Chervonpopivka, Dibrova and Kuzmine in the Luhansk Oblast, as well as Yampolivka in the Donetsk Oblast, came under fire from tanks and artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: in particular, Spirne, Bilogorivka, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Bila Gora, Severnye and New York in Donetsk Oblast were hit by fire.

    Avdiiv axis: Avdiivka, Vodyane, Georgiivka and Maryinka were shelled.

    Novopavliv axis: Vugledar, Velyka Novosilka and Vremivka of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by fire.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: more than 20 settlements were affected by artillery fire, in particular, Novopil in Donnechyna, as well as Chervone, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Orihiv, and Stepove in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

    Kherson axis: the occupiers again shelled the suburbs and Kherson itself with artillery.

    Counter-intelligence measures are ongoing in some temporarily captured settlements of the Kherson Oblast. russian occupiers are actively looking for Ukrainian patriots. In the building of the former Gornostaivsky Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Kherson Oblast, the russian invaders set up a torture chamber. Some can get into it simply because of a speculated suspicion of cooperation with the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

    In the temporarily occupied Ukrainian Simferopol, all budget institutions, under the pretext of reform, received an instruction to reduce staff by 10 percent. It is also known that lists of persons subject to "optimization" must be drawn up by February 1 of this year.

    During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 8x strikes on areas where the enemy's personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated, as well as a strike on the position of the enemy's anti-aircraft missile complex. In addition, during the day, our defenders shot down 3x reconnaissance UAVs of the occupiers.

    Units of missile and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 3x control points, the enemy's manpower concentration area, the artillery concentration area, and 2x other important military objects of the invaders during the day.

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