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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., May 28, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 29 May 2023 18:36

    Day 460 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 

    During the day of May 29th, the russian federation carried out two massive air and missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine. At night, the enemy launched Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles and Iran-made "Shahed-136/131" UAVs. 

    According to the updated information Ukrainian Defense Forces intercepted 36 out of 40x Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles and 30 out of 38 Shahed-136/131 UAVs. The russian forces used cruise and "Iskander" ballistic missiles on Kyiv. 11 out of 11 missiles were intercepted by Ukrainian air defence systems. In general, the enemy carried out 53 air strikes and launched about 20 MLRS attacks on Ukrainian settlements and Ukrainian Defense Forces. 

    Unfortunately, the attacks caused casualties among civilian population, and damage to private houses, as well as to other civilian and administrative infrastructure. The threat of missile and air strikes remains high across Ukraine. The enemy continues to focus on further attempts to occupy Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts of Ukraine. During the day, Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled 20 enemy attacks. 

    Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not changed significantly, there are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: russia continues to maintain increased military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. The adversary carried out an airstrike in the vicinities of Milovo (Kharkiv oblast); carried out mortar and artillery shelling of Seredyna-Buda, Pavlivka, Katerynivka, Shevchenkive, and Velyka Pisarivka (Sumy oblast); as well as Udy, Strilecha, Hlyboke, Morokhovets, Ternova, Izbytske, Starytsia, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Pletenivka, Tyche, Vovchanski Khutory, Mala Vovcha, Varvarivka, Budarka, Zemlyanka, and Chugunivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: russian forces attempted unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinities of Masyutivka (Kharkiv oblast) during the day. Kolodyazne, Kamyanka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Masyutivka, Petropavlivka, Kucherivka, Kislivka, Hlushkivka, Berestovka, and Bohuslavka (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire.

    Lyman axis: the adversary did not conduct offensive operations. They carried out air strikes in the vicinities of Biloghorivka (Luhansk oblast); and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). Nevske, Dibrova and Biloghorivka (Luhansk oblast) and Spirne (Donetsk oblast) were subjects to artillery fire. Bakhmut axis: the russian forces did not conduct offensive operations. They carried out an air strike in the vicinities of Toretsk (Donetsk oblast). Vasyukivka, Kramatorsk, Tikhonivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanovske, Predtechine, Bila Hora, Zalizne, and New York (Donetsk oblast) came under fire. 

    Avdiyivka axis: the adversary did not conduct offensive operations. russian forces carried out air strikes in the vicinities of Avdiyivka and Vodyane (Donetsk oblast). They also shelled Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: Ukrainian Defenders repelled 12 enemy assaults in the vicinities of Maryinka. The occupiers launched an air strike near the Heorghiyivka. At the same time, Maryinka and Heorghiyivka (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vuhledar and Prechistivka. russian forces shelled Paraskoviyivka, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Prechistivka, and Shakhtarske.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces stayed on the defensive. They carried out air strikes on Hulyaipole and Mala Tokmachka (Zaporizhzhia oblast). 

    Moreover, the occupiers shelled Vremivka, Zelene Pole and Novopil (Donetsk oblast); Olhivske, Hulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Orihiv, Novoandriyivka, and Stepnogirsk (Zaporizhia oblast); Kachkarivka, Mylove, Kozatske, Burgunka, Lviv, Ivanivka, Antonivka, Komysany, Dniprovske, and Kizomys (Kherson oblast); and the city of Kherson.

    The russian occupiers continue to rob civilian population. As such, the russian military steal harvesters, trucks and other expensive equipment from the farms in the temporarily occupied Svatove (Luhansk oblast) abandoned by their owners who fled from russians. 

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 15 strikes on concentrations of russian troops and military equipment. 

    Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 3 concentrations of russian troops, weapons and military equipment; 1 ammunition depot, 3 anti-aircraft systems; and 3 more important enemy targets.

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