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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., September 28, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 28 September 2023 07:49

    Day 578 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, the russian federation launched yet another strike at Ukraine during the day of September 27, using 5 Shahed-136/131 combat UAVs. 3 of these UAVs were intercepted by the Air Force in cooperation with air defense of other components of the Ukrainian defense forces.

    In addition, the occupiers attacked Ukraine with 39 Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones yet again last night. Ukrainian air defense forces and means intercepted 31 Shaheds of the enemy.

    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 27, there were 26 combat engagements. The enemy launched a total of 2 missile, 57 air strikes, more than 50 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian targets across Ukraine. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and wounded civilians. Private residences, a civilian hospital, 2 civilian enterprises, and other infrastructure were destroyed or damaged.

    Air strikes hit Popivka (Chernihiv oblast), Bolohivka, Kruhlyakivka (Kharkiv oblast), Novoselivske, Nadiya, Novojehorivka, Nevske (Luhansk oblast), Yampolivka, Siversk, Spirne, Vesele, Andriyivka, Kostyantynivka, Pivnichne, Toretsk, Avdiyivka, Kurakhove, Vodyane, Novomykhailivka, Urozhaine, Staromaiorske (Donetsk oblast), Novodanylivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Mykolaivka, Burhunka, Olhivka (Kherson oblast).

    More than 110 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 threatened axes. The adversary increases the density of minefields along the state border in Belgorod oblast (russia).

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

    Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled adversary attacks in the vicinities of settlements of Hryhorivka, Klishchiyivka, and Andriyivka (Donetsk oblast).

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

    Maryinka axis: the adversary 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 27.

    Shakhtarske axis: the Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled adversary attacks in the vicinity of Rivnopil (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia axis: the adversary attempted to regain the lost position in the vicinity of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast), to no success.

    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 warehouses, and successfully strike behind the enemy lines.

    During the day of September 27, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 7 air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons, and military equipment of the adversary. Also, the Ukrainian defenders intercepted 2 operational-tactical level reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy.

    The Ukrainian missile troops hit 1 command post, 1 S-300, and 6 artillery systems of the adversary.

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