• Українською
  • Operational update of General Staff of the UAF regarding the russian invasion as of 06:00, on October 24, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 24 October 2022 07:20

    The two-hundred-forty-third (243) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    The enemy is trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, improve the tactical position, concentrates efforts on restraining the actions of the Defence Forces in certain directions, and at the same time conducts offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions.

    According to available information, the russian federation continues the training of a part of the mobilized persons at the combined military training grounds and in the training units of specialists of certain specialities.

    Over the past 24 hours, the Defence Forces of Ukraine have repelled attacks by the occupiers in the areas of Zemlianka and Chuhunivka settlements of Kharkiv oblast, as well as Soledar, Bakhmut, Andriivka, Klishchiivka, Novomykhailivka, Maryinka, Nevelske, Pervomaiske and Avdiivka of Donetsk oblast.

    The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line and conducting aerial reconnaissance. Over the past day, the russian occupiers have launched missile and air strikes on the infrastructure and homes of the civilian population, violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war.

    In general, during the previous day, the occupiers launched 2 missile and 28 air strikes, carried out 65 MLRS attacks.

    Objects of civil infrastructure in the settlements of Bakhmut, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv and Novotavrycheske of the Zaporizhzhia oblast were hit by enemy attacks.

    The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly.

    During October of this year, measures to check mobilization resources are ongoing on the territory of the republic of belarus. Special groups have been created at local executive authorities to check and clarify information on potential conscripts. The type of activity of men of conscription age, military accounting specialities and marital status is being clarified.

    There is still a threat of launching missile and air strikes against the critical infrastructure of Ukraine from the territory of the republic of belarus, including the use of Iranian-made attack UAVs.

    The enemy shelled in other directions:

    in the Slobozhansky direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Hryhorivka, Krasne, Ohirtseve, Starytsa, Petro-Ivanivka, Fiholivka, Khatnye, Chervona Zorya and Chugunivka settlements;

    in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions - from tanks and artillery of various calibres, in the areas of the settlements of Berestovka, Hrekivka, Zarichne, Kovalivka, Makiivka, Yampolivka, Kamianka and Bilohorivka;

    in the Bakhmut direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Zelenopillia, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, New York, Ozaryanivka, Opytne, Soledar, Spirne and Yakovlivka;

    in the Avdiivka region - from tanks and artillery of various types, in the areas of Avdiivka, Opytne, Vodyane, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Kostyantynivka, Pervomaiske, Novomykhailivka, Maryinka, Prechistivka, Novopil, Novosilka and Zaliznychne;

    on the Novopavlivskyi and Zaporizhzhia directions - from barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Velyka Novosilka, Vremivka, Vuhledar, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Malynivka, Mykilske, Olhivske, Pavlivka and Shevchenko.

    In the South Buh direction, the enemy fired in the areas of populated areas near the contact line. Among them are Shevchenkove, Ternovi Pody, Myrne, Novohryhorivka, Kvitneve, Kiselivka, Blahodativka, Novopoltavka, Bilohirka, Davydiv Brid and Trifonivka. The infrastructure of Nikopol and Ilyinka of Dnipropetrovsk region was directly affected by rocket and barrel artillery fire.

    According to updated information, the destruction of three BM-21 "Hrad" multiple rocket launcher systems, as well as the evacuation of about seventy wounded enemy servicemen on October 22 of this year in the Mykhailivka settlement of Zaporizhzhia oblast, has been confirmed.

    In the city of Energodar, the russian occupiers rotated personnel at the nuclear power plant. Further, the facts of physical and moral pressure on employees of the Zaporizhia NPP in order to force them to sign contracts with the rosatom Corporation are recorded. In addition, the invaders forbade the employees of the power plant to leave the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities.

    Aviation of the Defence Forces during the past day made 11 strikes. It has been confirmed that 11 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment of the enemy have been destroyed. Air defence units shot down 12 "Shahed-136" UAVs.

    Over the past day, Ukrainian missile forces and artillery hit four control points, five areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, four ammunition depots, an anti-aircraft missile complex, an area of artillery firing positions and other important enemy objects.

    We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!