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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., September 27, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 27 September 2023 07:11

    Day 581 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian occupiers keep ignoring the International Humanitarian Law, as they shell not only the positions of Ukrainian troops, but also civilian infrastructure in various settlements, terrorizing civilians. 

    Thus, during the day of September 26, the russian federation launched yet another strike at Ukraine using 38 Iranian Shahed-136/131 combat UAVs. The port infrastructure of Odesa oblast was damaged. Ukrainian air defense forces and means intercepted 26 enemy Shaheds. 

    The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to defend in the east and the south of Ukraine, conduct the offensive on Melitopol axis, and offensive operations on Bakhmut axis. As they destroy the enemy, they liberate the temporarily occupied territories and consolidate new positions. 

    During the day of September 26, there were 26 combat engagements. The enemy launched 10 missile, 77 air strikes, 44 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian targets across Ukraine. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were either destroyed or damaged.

    Air strikes hit Hrabovske, Popivka (Sumy oblast), Starytsya, Hatyshche, Synkivka, Kupyansk, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Nadiya, Novojehorivka (Luhansk oblast), Torske, Siversk, Spirne, Klishchiyivka, Kostyantynivka, Pivnichne, Avdiyivka, Novomykhailivka, Urozhaine, Blahodatne, Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast), Mala Tokmachka (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Beryslav, Mykolaivka, Olhivka (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson.

    About 100 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson oblasts came under artillery fire.

    Pivnich operational-strategic group, Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the areas of russia bordering Ukraine. The enemy troops conduct active subversive activities in order to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatening axes. The adversary increases the density of minefields along the state border in Belgorod oblast (russia).

    Khortytsia operational-strategic group, Kupyansk, Lyman, and Bakhmut axes: the adversary did not conduct any offensive (assault) actions. 

    Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiyivka axis: the Ukrainian defense forces repelled enemy attacks in the vicinity of settlement of Sjeverne (Donetsk oblast). 

    Maryinka axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Maryinka (Donetsk oblast), where it made 13 unsuccessful attempts to force Ukrainian troops out of their positions during the day of September 26. 

    Shakhtarske axis: the Ukrainian defenders continue to hold the line and defend our land from the occupants. 

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian soldiers repelled an enemy attack in the area south of Novodarivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast).

    At the same time, the Ukrainian defense forces continue their offensive operation on Melitopol axis and offensive (assault) operations on Bakhmut axis, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, exhausting the enemy all along the front line. 

    Odesa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian defense forces continue to conduct counter-battery fire, destroy the supply depots, and successfully strike behind the enemy lines.

    During the day of September 26, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 12 air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 5 artillery systems, 3 concentrations of troops and military equipment, 1 command post, and 2 ammunition depots of the adversary.

    Support the Armed Forces of Ukraine! United we will be victorious! Glory to Ukraine!