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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., August 6, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 06 August 2023 06:52

    Day 529 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

    Last night, the russian federation launched yet another missile and air strike on Ukraine. Information on the aftermath of this terrorist attack is currently being updated.

    During the day of August 5, the enemy launched 20 missile strikes. 12 Kalibr missiles were intercepted by anti-aircraft missile units and aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force. In addition, the enemy launched 62 air strikes, in particular, using 4 Shahed combat UAVs - all of them were intercepted. Also, the occupiers launched 68 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks killed and wounded civilians, destroyed residential buildings.

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

    There were more than 30 combat engagements during the day of August 5.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Odnorobivka, Strilecha, and Hatyshche (Kharkiv oblast).

    The invaders fired mortars and artillery at more than 30 settlements, including Buchky, Hremyach, Vesele (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Bobylivka, Studenok, Myropillya, Hrabovske (Sumy oblast), Karaichne, Budarky, and Zemlyanky (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the Ukrainian troops are standing their ground, successfully repelled adversary attacks in the vicinities of Vilshana and Synkivka (Kharkiv oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kyslivka and Krokhmalne (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Fyholivka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kupyansk, Kyslivka and Berestove (Kharkiv oblast).

    Lyman axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), conducted air strikes near Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Torske, Serebryanka, Dibrova, and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). The adversary fired artillery at the settlements of Kuzmye, Bilohorivka, Torske, Verkhniokamyanske, Spirne, and Rozdolivka.

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defense forces are holding back the adversary in the vicinity of Kurdyumivka. The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Khromove, Klishchiivka, Stupochky, Dyliyivka, Oleksandro-Shul’tyne, and New York (Donetsk oblast). More than 15 settlements suffered from enemy artillery shelling, including Tykhonivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Predtechyne, and Piviche (Donetsk oblast).

    Avdiyivka axis: under heavy fire from enemy aircraft and artillery, the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled the attacks of russian troops near Avdiyivka The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinity of Novokalynove (Donetsk oblast). More than 10 settlements came under artillery fire, including Orlivka, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: Ukrainian defense forces continue to hold back the russian troops’ offensive in the vicinity of Maryinka. The enemy shelled more than 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, Heorhiyivka, Novomykhailivka, and Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost position in the vicinity of Staromaiorske. The invaders launched air strikes in the vicinities of Pavlivka, Zolota Nyva, and Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast). Artillery shelling reported in Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Blahodatne, Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast), and Levadne (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the enemy launched air strikes, and conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinity of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The adversary is focusing its main efforts on preventing further advance of Ukrainian troops. More than 15 settlements came under artillery fire, including Shcherbaky, Mali Shcherbaky, Pyatykhatky, Stepnohirsk, Chervonodniprovka (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Kherson axis: the enemy’s artillery shelled more than 20 settlements, including Ivanivka, Dniprovske, Bilozerka, Kizomys, Kherson (Kherson oblast), and Ochakiv (Mykolaiv oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, consolidating their positions, and conducting counter-battery fire.

    During the day of August 5, the Ukrainian air force launched 7 air strikes on the concentrations of enemy troops, weapons and military equipment.

    The Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 2 command posts, 5 concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment, 4 artillery systems at their firing positions, 5 ammunition depots, and 1 electronic warfare station of the enemy.

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