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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., 17th January 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 17 January 2023 06:37

    Day 328 of the russian full-scale aggression has begun.

    Attacking residential areas, the enemy continues to destroy infrastructure and homes of civilian population, thus violates rules of International Humanitarian Law, and the laws and principles of war.

    Over the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 2x missile and 7x air strikes, and conducted more than 70x MLRS attacks that caused casualties among civilian population.

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

    The adversary does not abandon plans to seize Donetsk oblast of Ukraine and continues offensive operations on Bakhmut and Avdiivka axes.

    Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled attacks in the vicinities of more than 20x settlements, including: Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast); Verkhn’okam’yans’ke, Spirne, Krasnopolivka, Sil’, Soledar, Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Pivnichne, Kam’yanka, Vod’yane, Nevels’ke, Mar’yinka, and Pobieda (Donetsk oblast).

    Kup’yansk, Lyman and Novopavlivka axes: the enemy attempted to improve tactical situation; Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axis – russian forces stay on defensive.

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes, no signs of the establishment of offensive grouping reported. The vicinities of more than 15x settlements, including Krasne, Neskuchne, Vesele, Hatyshche, Vovchans’k, Nesterne, Zemlyanky, Novomlyns’k, Dvorichna, and Kam’yanka (Kharkiv oblast), were subjects to tank, mortar and artillery shelling.

    Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the enemy shelled the vicinities of more than 15x settlements, including Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Vyshneve (Kharkiv oblast); as well as Novoselivs’ke, Andriivka, Makiivka, Kreminna, Dibrova, Terny, and Yampolivka (Luhansk oblast).

    Bakhmut axis: more than 15x settlements, including Vyimka, Bilohorivka, Soledar, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, New York, and Vesele (Donetsk oblast), suffered russian shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomais’ke,hGeorgiivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast) came under enemy fire.

    Novopavlivka axis: Vuhledar, Mykilski Dachy, and Veyika Novosilka (Donetsk oblast) suffered enemy attacks.

    Zaporizhzhia axis: more than 15x settlements were affected by artillery fire, in particular, Vremivka, Novopil (Donetsk oblast); Poltavka, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriivka, Stepove, Kam’yans’ke, and Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    Kherson axis: the occupiers do not stop terrorizing the civilian population. In particular, Sablukivka, Kachkarivka, Olhivka, Tyaginka, Ingulets and Kherson were hit by mortar and artillery fire.

    In the temporarily occupied territories, in the settlements of Zavodivka, Gornostaivka, and Kairy of the Kherson oblast, the occupiers stopped broadcasting all Ukrainian TV channels; only russian TV is available nowadays.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 1x command post, 11x concentrations of russian troops, 1 fuel and lubricants storage, and 1x enemy ammunition depot during the day.

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