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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., May 30, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 30 May 2023 18:48

    Day 461 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues. 

    The russian federation, suffering heavy losses, continues to wage a war of aggression. They continue to use terror tactics, trying to intimidate the population of Ukraine, bombing and shelling not only military, but also civilian objects.

    During the day of May 30th, the russian federation carried out another massive airstrike on the territory of Ukraine, in particular, on the capital of our country, using the "Shahed-136/131" strike UAVs. 29 out of 31 drones were destroyed by our defenders. Unfortunately, there are victims among the civilian population, private houses, other civil and administrative infrastructure have been damaged.

    In general, the enemy carried out 44 air strikes and 1x missile strike, launched about 20 MLRS attacks on Ukrainian settlements and Ukrainian Defense Forces. 

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on attempts to completely occupy the Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts. During the day, Ukrainian Armed Forces forces repelled 11 enemy attacks.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: the operational situation remains stable, there are no signs of the formation of offensive groupings.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy continues to maintain a military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. Today, the enemy made an unsuccessful attempt to penetrate the DRG through the State Border of Ukraine in the area of Zelene settlement of Kharkiv Oblast. He also carried out an airstrike in the area of the village of Udy. Carried out mortar and artillery shelling of Yanzhulivka and Karpovychi settlements of Chernihiv Oblast; Seredyna-Buda, Fotovizh, Velyka Pysarivka, Sumy Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy forces carried out unsuccessful offensives west of Masyutivka in the Kharkiv Oblast and on the Novoselivskyi axis in the Luhansk Oblast. Kamyanka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Berestov in the Kharkiv Oblast were shelled by enemy artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: russian forces did not conduct offensive operations. They carried out airstrikes in the vicinities of Belogorivka, Luhansk Oblast, and Yampolivka, Donetsk Oblast. Nevske, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy forces did not conduct offensive operations. He carried out an air strike in the Vesely area and a missile strike in the New York area of the Donetsk Oblast. Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Khromov, Ivanivske, Bila Gora, Severnye, Zalizne and New York of the Donetsk Oblast suffered from enemy artillery shelling.

    Avdiyivka axis: the adversary carried out offensive operation near Sieverne, albeit without success. Enemy airstrikes recorded in the Avdiyivka area. russians shelled Avdiyivka, Orlivka, Pervomaiske and Netaylovo in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: Ukrainian Defenders repelled all enemy attacks in the vicinities of Maryinka, as well as near Pobjeda and Novomykhailivka. At the same time, the enemy forces carried out an airstrike near the Maryinka area. Georgiyivka and Pobjeda of the Donetsk Oblast were shelled by artillery.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy launched an airstrike in the area of Velyka Novosilka. They shelled Vugledar, Novoukrainka, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, and Shakhtarske.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: russian forces are on the defensive. They carried out an airstrike in the Orikhov Oblast of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. Shelled the settlements of Zelene Pole, Novopil, and Temyrivka in the Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Gulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Orihiv, Novoandriivka and Stepove of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Sadove, Komyshany, Kizomys, Kherson Oblast.

    Ukrainian Air Force conducted 8 strikes on manpower and military equipment concentration areas.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 3 control points, weapons and military equipment concentration, 4 artillery units at firing positions, an anti-aircraft missile system, 3 warehouses of fuel and lubricants, and a radio-electronic warfare station.

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