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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., April 30, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 30 April 2023 18:39

    Day 431 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    russian aggressors don’t give up plans to occupy Ukraine and continue its war against our State. russia continues to target both civilian and military targets.

    The russian federation continues to use terror tactics. Today, the enemy launched 2x missile attacks on the cities of Kramatorsk and Kostiantynivka. Also, during the day russian forces launched 15x air strikes and conducted about 30x MLRS attacks on Ukrainian settlements and positions of our troops.

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on offensive operations on Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mar’inka axes. During the past day, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled more than 20x enemy attacks on the specified axes. Bakhmut and Mar’inka remain places of fierce fights. Our defenders hold defense.

    Volyn’ and Polissya axes: no signs of the formation of offensive groupings reported. russia maintains presence of its military contingent on the territory of belarus.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: russia maintains enhanced military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. During the last 24 hours russian aircraft attacked Krasnyi Khutir (Chernihiv oblast); and Seredyna-Buda (Sumy oblast). The air strikes damaged local houses.

    Mykolaivka, Halaganivka, and Leonivka (Chernihiv oblast); Seredyna-Buda, Druzhba, Bachivs’k (Sumy oblast); as well as Chervona Zorya, Veterynarne, Strelecha, Hlyboke, Krasne, Vovchans’k, and Loshakovo (Kharkiv oblast) came under enemy mortar and artillery fire.

    Kup’yans’k axis: the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. The settlements of Kam’нanka, Krasne Pershe, Dvorichna, Lyman Pershyi, Kislivka, and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast); Novoselivs’ke (Luhansk oblast) were subjects to enemy artillery and mortar fire.

    Lyman axis: russian artillery bombarded various Ukrainian settlements along the contact line, including: Nevs’ke, Dibrova, and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast); Kolodyazi, Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues to conduct offensive operations. Fierce battle for the city of Bakhmut is ongoing. During the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful attacks in the vicinities of Ivanovs’ke.

    Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivs’ke, Kostyantynivka, Bila Hora, Diliivka, Sjeverne, Zalizne, Pivdenne, and New York (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Avdiivka axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful attacks in the vicinities of Avdiivka and Pervomais’ke (Donetsk oblast). russian forces shelled Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Karlivka, Vodyane, and Pervomais’ke.

    Mar’inka axis: the enemy continues to attack Ukrainian Defense Forces. The battle for Mar’inka continues.

    The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka, Pobieda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) suffered from enemy attacks.

    Shakhtars’ke axis: during the day, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. russian forces shelled Vuhledar, Prechistivka, Novoukrainka, and Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces stay on the defensive.

    During the day, the enemy shelled several settlements, including: Vremivka, Burlats’ke, Novosilka, and Novopil’ (Donetsk oblast); Olhivs’ke, Hulyaipole, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, and Kam’ians’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast); as well as the city of Kherson.

    The village of Kizomys, Kherson oblast suffered from air strikes.

    Local hospitals of the temporarily occupied Luhansk are finding it increasingly difficult to cope with the growing number of wounded. A group of medical workers, in particular, surgeons, recently arrived in the city from the moscow region to treat and rehabilitate russian soldiers. The official purpose of the visit is to exchange experience and help medical institutions in Luhansk.

    Recently, irreversible losses from the residents of Luhansk and its region who were forcibly mobilized to the russian army amount to about 70x people per day. In order to prevent possible manifestations of discontent among the population, ritual services are recommended to adjust the number of people present at funeral processions to 6x people. In addition, in this context of the so-called "MDB" insists precisely on cremation of the dead instead of burial.

    During the day, Ukrainian Air Force launched 3x air strikes against concentrations of russian troops.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 4x concentrations of russian troops, weapons and military equipment, 1x ammunition depot, 2x concentrations of enemy artillery and 1x logistics center of the occupiers.

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