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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 p.m., June 30, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 30 June 2023 19:57

    Day 492 of the full-scale russian military aggression continues.

    During the day of June 30, the russian occupiers launched another air-missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, using 4x anti-aircraft guided missiles from the S-300 air defense system and 13x Iranian strike UAVs "Shahed-136/131" at military and infrastructure facilities in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. The Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed 10x out of 13x strike UAVs of the "Shahed-136/131" type.

    In general, during the day, the enemy launched 8x missile and 34x air strikes, launched 40x MLRS attacks on Ukrainian cities and Defense Forces. Unfortunately, civilians were killed and wounded, more than 20x civilian houses and an educational complex were damaged.

    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 axes, so heavy battles continue. During the day, 18x combat clashes took place.

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

    Certain units of the Armed Forces of belarus perform tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine. On the training grounds of the republic of belarus, combat training and coordination of units of the armed forces are ongoing before they are sent to the frontlines of Ukraine.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy maintains an enhanced military presence. They shelled more than 10x settlements with mortars and artillery. Among them are Krasni Lozy of Chernihiv Oblast; Baranivka and Svoboda, Sumy Oblast; Udy, Hatishche, Ohirtseve and Dvorichanske of the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of Novoselivskyi, Luhansk Oblast. They carried out an airstrike in the Kislivka district of the Kharkiv Oblast. Putnykovo, Figolivka, Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Kupyansk and Kislivka in the Kharkiv Oblast were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar attacks.

    Lyman axis: the enemy forces carried out airstrikes near Bilogorivka, Luhansk Oblast, and Spirny and Rozdolivka, Donetsk Oblast. More than 10x settlements were shelled by artillery, including Bilogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Torske, Dibrova, Verkhnyokamianske, Rozdolivka, and Berestov in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Bakhmut axis: russians carried out unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Bohdanivka and Khromovo of the Donetsk Oblast. They conducted an airstrike at New York in Donetsk Oblast. About 15x settlements, including Chasiv Yar, Kostyantynivka, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Diliivka, Pivdenne of the Donetsk Oblast, were shelled by enemy artillery.

    Avdiivka axis: with the support of aviation, the enemy forces conducted unsuccessful offensive operations near Avdiivka and Pervomaisky areas. They shelled more than 15x settlements. Among them are Ocheretyne, Keramik, Avdiivka, Severne, Vodyane, Nevelske of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Maryinka axis: our defenders repelled all enemy attacks in the vicinities of Maryinka. The enemy launched an air strike in the area of aforementioned city. They shelled about 10x settlements such as Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Georgiivka and Pobyeda of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Shakhtarsk axis: the enemy forces launched airstrikes in the vicinities of Blagodatne and Zolota Nyva of the Donetsk Oblast. They shelled about 15x settlements such as Paraskoviivka, Blagodatne, Vugledar, Novoukrainka, Shakhtarske 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 an airstrike in the Antonivka area of the Kherson Oblast. russians shelled more than 40x settlements. Among them are Novodarivka, Levadne, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipilske, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Orihiv, Novoandriivka of the Zaporizhia Oblast and Dudchany, Antonivka, Kherson, Stepanivka, Dniprovske of the Kherson Oblast.

    russian occupation forces continue to kill each other on the battlefield. Thus, in Sergiyivka settlement of Kherson Oblast, after another rotation of positions, from June 15 till present, in one of the units of the 5th Army of the Eastern Military District, up to 10 enemy servicemen were blown up on mines laid by the previous rotation forces.

    At the same time, the russian occupiers continue to loot and use the civilian medical infrastructure of temporarily occupied settlements to provide medical care to their wounded servicemen. In the village of Novopskov, Luhansk Oblast, russian servicemen loaded the furniture from the maternity hospital onto military vehicles and took it to an unknown destination, while the invaders are converting the territory of the maternity hospital into a field hospital.

    Ukrainian Air Force carried out 10x strikes on enemy manpower concentrations and 1x strike on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile system.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units hit 6x areas of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment concentrations, 3x ammunition depots, 24x artillery units at firing positions and the occupiers’ EW station.

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