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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., February 26, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 26 February 2023 18:19

    Day 368 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 

    During the day, the enemy carried out 11x air strikes and launched 17x MLRS attacks, that inter alia targeted civilian infrastructure of the city of Kherson and other settlements along the line of contact in Donetsk oblast. The attacks caused casualties among civilian population and damage to local residential buildings.  

    The threat of russian missile attacks remains high across Ukraine. 

    Volyn’, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhansshchyna axes: no significant changes. 

    At the same time, during the day, the enemy conducted mortar and artillery shelling of the vicinities of Katerynivka (Chernihiv oblast); Stukalyvka, Hyrine, Pavlivka (Sumy oblast); Veterynarne, Strilecha, Starytsia, Vovchans’ki Khutory, Chernyak, Loshakovo, Krasne Pershe, Stroivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, and Kup’yans’k (Kharkiv oblast). The enemy used an unmanned aerial vehicle with a combat munition.In the Popivka area of the Sumy oblast, 

    Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the vicinities of Masyutivka, Nevs’ke, Serebryans’k Forestry, Bilohorivka, Tors’ke, Rozdolivka, and Fedorivka. Russian artillery shelled the vicinities of more than 18x settlements, including, Hryanykivka, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, and Berestovka (Kharkiv oblast); Nevs’ke, Chervonopivka, Kreminna, Dibrova, and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). Air strikes took place in the vicinities of Zhitlivka, Bilohorivka, Vesele, and Rozdolivka. 

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary continues to attack the positions of our troops, has carried out several unsuccessful attacks near the settlements of Vasyukivka, Zaliznyanske, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Bohdanivka, Ivanovske and Stupochki of the Donetsk Oblast. Areas of more than 15 settlements, including: Vasyukivka, Zaliznianske, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Ozaryanivka, Bila Gora, Oleksandro-Shultine and New York of the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled. Made an air strike near Bakhmut.

    Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk axes: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Kamianka, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Nevels’ke, Krasnohorivka, Mar’yinka, and Vuhledar settlements. Residential areas of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Vodyane, Pervomais’ke, Netaylove, Mar’yinka, Heorhiyivka, Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, and Velyka Novosilka (Donetsk oblast). Russian occupiers make active use of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft in the vicinities of Kam’yanka, Avdiivka, and Mar’yinka.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: more than 20x settlements suffered enemy attacks, including Vremivka, Neskuchne, Zelene Pole, and Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast); Chervone, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Biloghir’ya, Mala Tokmachka, and Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Russian forces conducted an air strike in the vicinities of Novopol’ and Chervone.  

    Kherson axis: Mykhailivka, Havrylivka, Vesele, Matrosivka, Ivanivka, Mykils’ke, Molodizhne, Inzhenerne, Antonivka, Kherson and Dniprovs’ke (Kherson oblast) were struck by artillery fire.  

    The enemy continues to suffer significant losses. For example, in the Horlivka district of the Donetsk oblast, on February 23, an on-site examination was conducted without official registration on the bodies of about 200 dead mercenaries of the so-called "Wagner" PMC. The occupiers were destroyed in the period from February 20 to 22 on the Bakhmut axis. After the examination, the bodies of the invaders were taken by trucks to the Novoshakhtinsk direction of the russian federation.

    At the same time, in the period from February 22 to 24, up to 30x bodies of dead servicemen of the russian occupation forces, who were called up for mobilization from the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk oblast and the russian federation, were delivered to the local morgue of the city hospital.

    During the day, Ukrainian Air Force conducted 4x air strikes on the concentrations of russian troops and military equipment.

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