Day 554 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.
During the day of August 31, the enemy launched 3x missile and 31x air strikes, 52x MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were damaged.
The likelihood of missile and air strikes across Ukraine remains high.
During the day of August 31, there were more than 25x combat engagements.
Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.
Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the invaders fired mortars and artillery at more than 20x settlements, including Sosnivka (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Romashkove, Shalyhyne, Nova Sloboda (Sumy oblast), Vovchansk, Khrypuny, Karaichne, Mala Vovcha, Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).
Kupyansk axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Kotlyarivka (Kharkiv oblast). The settlements of Borova, Kupyansk, Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.
Lyman axis: the invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Cherneshchyna (Kharkiv oblast), Novojehorivka and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). The adversary fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Rozdolivka, Verkhnokamyanske, Fedorivka (Donetsk oblast).
Bakhmut axis: the occupiers launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bila Hora and New York (Donetsk oblast). More than 15x settlements, including Minkivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling.
Avdiivka axis: the enemy fired artillery and mortar shells at the settlements of Oleksandropil, Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast).
Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinity of Maryinka (Donetsk oblast). The adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Novomykhailivka. The occupiers launched an air strike in the vicinity of Krasnohorivka. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Pobjeda, Maryinka, Kurakhove, Novomykhailivka, Katerynivka (Donetsk oblast) came under artillery fire.
Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Vuhledar and Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast). The settlements of Vodyane, Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka, Blahodatne, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling.
Zaporizhzhia axis: the invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Novodanylivka, Robotyne, Orikhiv (Zaporizhzhia oblast). More than 15x settlements suffered from the enemy artillery shelling, including Novodarivka, Olhivske, Chervone, Hulyaipole, Lobkove, Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast).
Kherson axis: the settlements of Stanislav, Veletenske, Antonivka (Kherson oblast) suffered from enemy artillery shelling
At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol axis, consolidating their positions and conducting counter-battery fire.
During the day of August 31, Ukrainian Air Force launched 12x air strikes on the concentrations of troops and 4x air strikes on the anti-aircraft missile systems of the adversary.
During the day of August 31, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1x artillery asset at the enemy’s firing position and 2x radar systems of the adversary.
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