• Українською
  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 6.00, January 1, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 01 January 2023 07:20

    Day 312 of the russian military aggression has begun.

    During the day of December 31, 2022, the adversary launched 31x missile and 12x air strikes, as well as more than 70x MLRS attacks. Civilian infrastructure of Chernihiv, Sumy, Kyiv, Khmelnytskyi, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, and Kherson oblasts was damaged. Information on civilian casualties is being finalized.

    In addition, the enemy launched 13x Iranian Shahed-136 combat UAVs. All of them have been destroyed by the Ukrainian Defense Forces.

    The threat of enemy air and missile strikes across all of Ukraine remains high. Stay cautious!

    During the day of December 31, 2022, Ukrainian troops repelled the occupant forces’ attacks in the vicinities of settlements of Stel’makhivka, Ploshchanka, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Soledar, Bakhmuts’ke, Bakhmut, Ozaryanivka, Mar’inka, and Pobjeda (Donetsk oblast).

    Volyn, Polissia, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the situation is stable, the enemy maintains military presence in the border areas, no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been found yet.

    Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary fired artillery and mortars at the vicinities of settlements of Buchky and Yasna Polyana (Chernihiv oblast); Novovasylivka, Vyntorivka, Ulanove, Studenok, Khodyne, Hirky, Iskryskivschyna, Krasnopillya (Sumy oblast), and Udy, Strilecha, Alisivka, Krasne, Starytsya, Hatyshche, Vovchans’k, Ternova, and Katerynivka (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kup’yans’k axis: Lozova Persha, Zakhidne, Masyutivka, Tokarivka, Kup’yans’k, Orlyanske (Kharkiv oblast), Novoselivs’ke, Stel’makhivka, and Andriivka (Luhansk oblast) were shelled.

    Lyman axis: Ploshchanka, Makiivka, Nevs’ke, Dibrova (Luhansk oblast), Chervonopopivka, Terny, and Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast) came under fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy fired tanks, mortars, artillery and missile systems at the positions of our troops in the vicinities of more than 25x settlements. Among them are Spirne, Soledar, Bakhmuts’ke, Bakhmut, Kostiantynivka, Kurdyumivka, Maiors’k, and New York (Donetsk oblast).

    Avdiivka axis: Vesele, Avdiivka, Nevels’ke, Mar’inka, Krasnohorivka, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) came under fire.

    Novopavlivka axis: the adversary keeps shelling Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Prechystivka, Vuhledar, and Mykil’s’ke (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: occupants' fire was reported in more than 20x settlements. Among them are Ol’hivs’ke, Hulyaipole, Stepove, Charivne, and Dorozhnyanka (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Kherson axis: russian occupants continue terrorizing civilians. Civilian infrastructure of Antonivka, Tokarivka, Mykolaivka, and Kherson has been shelled.

    The enemy continues to lose its manpower. During the last week, about 350x wounded servicemen of the invaders were delivered to the city hospital of Bilovods’k (Luhansk oblast).

    On December 30, 2022, enemy losses made up to 160x wounded occupants, 10x units of military equipment of various types were destroyed in Zaporizhzhia oblast. Information about the eliminated invaders is currently being finalized.

    The enemy intensified counter-intelligence activities in the vicinity of settlement of Lyman Druhyi (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders are searching for pro-Ukrainian population among the civilians.

    The Ukrainian Air Force launched strikes at 1x concentration of the enemy, as well as 1x position of its anti-aircraft missile system, while our missile and artillery units hit 1x command post, 4x concentrations of manpower, as well as 1x UAV control post of the occupants.

    Happy New Year! United we will be victorious! Glory to Ukraine!