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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., June 26, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 26 June 2023 18:51

    Day 488 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    During the day June 26, the russian occupiers launched a missile and air strike on the territory of Ukraine. 2 Caliber-type cruise missiles and 7 Shahed-136/131 type strike UAVs were destroyed by Ukrainian Air Defense. Also, the enemy attacked from the northern axis with four unmanned aerial vehicles of an unknown strike type, all drones were destroyed.

    In addition, during the day the enemy carried out 36 airstrikes and launched 17 MLRS attacks.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut and Maryinka axis - more than 35 combat clashes took place during the day.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes detected. There are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings.

    On the training grounds of the republic of belarus, combat training and coordination of units of the russian armed forces are ongoing before they are sent to frontlines in Ukraine.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy maintains an enhanced military presence. They shelled with mortars and artillery the settlements such as Hirsk, Chernihiv Oblast; Sorokyne, Korenyok, Stukalyvka, Yunakivka, Loknya of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Udy, Chervona Zorya, Odnorovka, Veterinary, Hoptivka, Strelecha, Pilna, Kozacha Lopan, Morokhovets, Lukyantsi, Izbytske, Pletenivka, Okhirtseve, Volohivka, Budarka, Zemlyanki, Chugunivka, Pleasant in Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy forces carried out unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Stelmakhivka. Krasne Pershe, Vasyltsivka, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Kislivka, Berestovka of the Kharkiv Oblast were shelled by artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis:  the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Belogorivka, Luhansk Oblast; Spirny and Rozdolivka, Donetsk Oblast. Belogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Serebryanka, Verkhniokamianske, Spirne and Rozdolivka in the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the occupiers carried out unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinities of Bohdanivka. They carried out airstrikes in the Soledar and Bila Hora areas of the Donetsk Oblast. Vasyukivka, Markove, Khromove, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Ozaryanivka and Pivdenne of the Donetsk Oblast were under enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiyivka axis: the enemy forces carried out unsuccessful offensives in the Pervomayskyi area. Airstrikes were conducted in Avdiyivka and Severny areas. russians shelled Sukha Balka, AAvdiyivka Orlivka, Vodiane, Karlivka, Nevelske, Oleksandropil, Valentynivka, Keramik, Stepove and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: the enemy forces carried out offensive actions in the Maryinka area, albeit without success. Conducted an air strike near Krasnohorivka. At the same time, russians shelled Georgiyivka, Maryinka, and Pobyeda in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: Ukrainian Defense Forces liberated the Rivnopil village, Donetsk Oblast. The enemy launched airstrikes in the Prechistivka, Blagodatny, and Makarivka areas. They shelled the settlements of Illinka, Paraskoviyivka, Novomykhailivka, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Storozheve, Elizavetivka, Bogoyavlenka, Vugledar, Zolota Niva, Makarivka, Novosilka, Novopil, Makarivka, Zelene Pole of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive, and concentrate their main efforts on preventing the advance of Ukrainian troops. They carried out airstrikes at Levadny and Oleshok. russians shelled Temyrivka, Novodarivka, Levadne, Olgivske, Malynyvka, Zaporizhzhia, Chervone, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipilske, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, Shcherbaki, Pyatikhatky, Lobkovo of the Zaporizhia Oblast; Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast; Dudchany, Olhivka, Respublikanets, Lviv, Tyaginka, Burgunka, Kachkarivka, Mykolaivka, Zmiyivka, Antonivka, Naddniprianske, Molodizhne, Ingenierne, Zelenivka, Kherson, Belozerka, Berehove, Dniprovske, Belozerka, Romashkove, Charivne of the Kherson Oblast and Ochakiv of the Mykolayiv Oblast.

    Ukrainian Air Force carried out 6 strikes on enemy manpower concentrations.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit the control post and 10 artillery units of the enemy at firing positions.

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