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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., July 30, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 30 July 2023 09:32

    Day 522 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian federation continues to wage its war of aggression disregarding the significant losses. The adversary continues to kill civilians in Ukraine, ignore the laws and customs of war, and use terror tactics.

    Last night, the russian federation launched yet another air strike on Ukraine, using Iranian Shahed combat UAVs. Information on the aftermath of this terrorist attack is currently being updated.

    During the day of July 29, the enemy launched 8x missile, 33 air strikes and 53 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the attacks have caused civilian casualties and damaged residential buildings. 

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

    During the day of July 29, there were 36 combat engagements.

    Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were found. 

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary fired mortars and artillery at over than 20 settlements, including Mykolaivka (Chernihiv oblast), Stara Huta, Hrabovske, Budivelne, Volfyne (Sumy oblast), Udy, Kozacha Lopan, Okhrimivka, Ohirtseve, and Tykhe (Kharkiv oblast).

    Kupyansk axis: the adversary shelled Topoli, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kyslivka, Berestove, Kindrashivka, and Kupyansk (Kharkiv oblast) with artillery and mortars.

    Lyman axis: the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of Novojehorivka and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Verkhniokamyanske, Torske, Spirne, and Rozdolivka (Donetsk oblast) were shelled with artillery.

    Bakhmut axis: more than 15 settlements, including Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Bila Hora, and Druzhba, suffered from enemy artillery shelling. 

    Avdiivka axis: the adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Nevelske. The invaders fired artillery at more than 10x settlements, including Avdiyivka, Sjeverne, Pervomaiske, Karlivka, Novokalynove (Donetsk oblast).

    Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the russian offensive in the vicinity of the city of Maryinka. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Krasnohorivka and shelled more than 15x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, and Heorhiivka (Donetsk oblast).

    Shakhtarske axis: the adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Makarivka, Staromaiorske, shelled the settlements of Yelyzavetivka, Odradne, Blahodatne, Makarivka, Rivnopil, Staromaiorske, and Vilne Pole (Donetsk oblast).

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary focuses its main efforts on preventing further advance of Ukrainian troops. The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Mala Tokmachka, Orikhiv (Zaporizhzhia oblast), and Antonivka (Kherson oblast). More than 30 settlements came under artillery fire, including Novodarivka, Mala Tokmachka, Bilohirya, Mali Shcherbaky, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Zolota Balka, Tokarivka, Antonivka, Tyahynka, Mykhailivka (Kherson oblast). At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct the offensive operation on Melitopol and Berdyansk axes, consolidating their positions.

    During the day of July 29, Ukrainian Air Force launched 9 air strikes on the concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment of the adversary. Also, the Ukrainian defenders intercepted 4 operational-tactical level reconnaissance UAVs of the enemy.

    During the day of July 29, the Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 1 artillery system at its firing position, 1 ammunition depot, 1 electronic warfare station, and 1 concentration of enemy troops.

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