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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., July 31, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 31 July 2023 07:02

    Day 523 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    Last night, the russian federation launched a missile strike on the city of Kharkiv. Information on the aftermath of this terrorist attack is currently being updated.

    During the day of July 30, the enemy launched 4x missile, 42 air strikes and 76 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have killed and injured civilians, as well as destroyed residential buildings. 

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

    During the day of July 30, there were more than 20 combat engagements.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. 

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary fired mortars and artillery at more than 40 settlements, including Senkivka, Buchky (Chernihiv oblast), Seredyna-Buda, Prohres (Sumy oblast), Vovchansk, and Budarky (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the Ukrainian troops are standing their ground, and have

    successfully repelled enemy attacks east of Berestove (Kharkiv oblast). Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Zapadne, Kindrashivka, Kupyansk, and Kyslivka (Kharkiv oblast) came under artillery and mortar fire of the adversary.

    Lyman axis: the enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Ivanivka, Serebryanka, and Spirne (Donetsk oblast). Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Torske, Spirne, Berestove, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, and Kostyantynivka. More than 20 settlements, including Vasyukivka, Klishchiivka, Predtechyne, Kostyantynivka, Bila Hora, and Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast), suffered from enemy artillery shelling. 

    Avdiyivka axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Avdiyivka. The invaders fired artillery at more than 15 settlements, including Oleksandropil’, Novobakhmutivka, Novokalynove, Avdiyivka, Sjeverne, Netailove, and Nevelske (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinities of Maryinka and Pobjeda. The adversary shelled more than 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobjeda, Novomykhailivka, Heorhiivka, and Hostre (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the enemy launched an air strike in the vicinity of Staromaiorske. The occupiers shelled the settlements of Blahodatne, Vuhledar, and Prechystivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary focuses its main efforts on preventing further advance of Ukrainian troops. 

    russian forces launched an air strike in the vicinity of Zmiivka (Kherson oblast). More than 25 settlements came under artillery fire, including Levadne, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Bilohirya, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Dmytrivka, Beryslav, Vesele, Antonivka, Kherson, Berehove, and Veletenske (Kherson oblast). At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, consolidating their positions.

    Russia continues to illegally integrate the temporarily occupied territories into its information environment. For example, servicemen of the russian occupation forces arrived in Milove (Luhansk oblast) to connect the city’s communications and Internet network to russian operators. They are laying communication cables from the territory of the russian federation. 

    During the day of July 30, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 7 air strikes on the concentrations of the adversary troops. Also, the Ukrainian defenders intercepted 4 Shahed-136 combat UAVs and 4 operational-tactical level reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy. 

    During the day of July 30, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1 anti-aircraft missile system, 8 artillery pieces at their firing positions, 2 electronic warfare stations, and 2 concentrations of troops of the enemy. 

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