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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., May 1, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 01 May 2023 07:21

    Day 432 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun. 

    The russian federation continues to use terror tactics. During the day of April 30, the enemy launched 5 missile attacks on the cities of Kramatorsk, Kostyantynivka, and Pavlohrad. In addition, the invaders launched 27 air strikes and 45 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and settlements, killing and wounding civilians.  

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

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the offensive operations on Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Maryinka axes. During the day of April 30, Ukrainian defence forces repelled more than 36 enemy attacks in the above areas of the frontline. Bakhmut and Maryinka remain at the epicenter of the fighting, Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no signs of the formation of offensive groups were found. Certain units of the russian armed forces remain stationed on the territory of the belarus.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy launched air strikes on the settlements of Krasnyi Khutir (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda (Sumy oblast) during the day of April 30. The invaders mortars and artillery at the settlements of Mykolayivka, Halahanivka, Arkhypivka, Leonivka, Oleksandrivka (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Prohres, Druzhba, Bachivsk, Sopych (Sumy oblast), Chervona Zorya, Veterynarne, Strilecha, Hlyboke, Krasne, Vovchansk, Chernyakove, and Loshakove (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy offensive not conduct any active operations. The invaders fired artillery and mortars at Kamyanka, Krasne Pershne, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Lyman Pershyi, Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), and Novoselivske (Luhansk oblast). 

    Lyman axis: Nevske, Dibrova, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Kolodyazi, Torske, Verkhniokamyanske, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues its offensive operations. Battles in the city of Bakhmut continue. In addition, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions towards the settlements of Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, and Oleksandro-Shultyne during the day of April 30. Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Kostyantynivka, Bila Hora, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Dyliivka, Pivnichne, Zalizne, Pivdenne, and New York (Donetsk oblast) suffered from enemy shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the adversary conducted offensive operations in the vicinity of settlements of Avdiivka and Pervomaiske, to no success. The invaders shelled Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Tonenke, Sjeverne, Netaylove, Karlivka, Vodyane, and Pervomaiske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the adversary keeps attacking the positions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces. Fighting for Maryinka continues. Krasnohorivka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled by the enemy.

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy did not conduct any offensive operations during the day of April 30. The invaders shelled the settlements of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Novoukrainka, and Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary stays on the defensive. The invaders shelled numerous settlements, including Vremivka, Burlatske, Novosilka, Novopil (Donetsk oblast), Olhivske, Hulyaipole, Bilohirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Novoandriivka, Novoyakovlivka, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhya oblast), Kherson, Odradokamyanka, and Bilozerka (Kherson oblast). The occupant forces launched an air strike at the settlement of Kizomys (Kherson oblast). 

    The adversary keeps replenishing its casualties with convicts. Recently, about 400 convicts recruited by PMC Wagner have arrived in one of the occupiers’ field camps in Berdians’kyi district (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    A similar replenishment is expected in the vicinity of Luhansk. Up to 200 convicts are known to be trained at one of the training grounds near the city. The training is planned for several weeks. The troops of the commandant’s company, which will safeguard this group of recruits, have been ordered to fire for effect in case of any attempts to escape or disobedience. 

    The so-called leadership of Luhansk oblast is working on alienating the real estate of Ukrainian citizens who have left the temporarily occupied territories of the oblast. The seized property is to be handed over to law enforcement agencies and military.

    During the day of April 30, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 4 air strikes on the concentrations of the adversary troops, intercepted 1 Orlan-10 type reconnaissance UAV of the enemy. In the meantime, Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 5 concentrations of troops, 1 ammunition depot, 2 concentrations of enemy artillery, and 1x logistics center of the russian occupiers.

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