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Ukraine says Russia launched six missile, 28 air strikes in 24 hours

Ukraine says Russia launched six missile, 28 air strikes in 24 hours
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Over the past 24 hours, Russian troops have launched six missile and 28 air strikes, fired more than 90 rocket-propelled grenades at military and civilian targets on the territory of Ukraine, the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said in its morning update on the 207th day of the full-scale invasion.

The infrastructure of more than 30 settlements was damaged. These are, in particular, Kharkiv, Dvorichna, Kamyanka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhaylivka, Neskuchne, Uspenivka, Myrolyubivka, Bilyayivka, Vysokopillya and Mykolayiv. The enemy hit civilian objects on the outskirts of Zaporizhzhya, as well as the cities of Chuhuyiv and Kramatorsk, where there are victims among the civilian population. There remains the threat of air and missile strikes throughout the territory of Ukraine.

The enemy continues to shell the houses of civilians and civilian infrastructure objects, violating the norms of international humanitarian law, the laws and customs of war.

The enemy continues to focus its efforts on attempts to fully occupy Donetsk Region, organise defence and hold the captured territories, as well as disrupt the active actions of the Defence Forces in certain areas. It fires at the positions of Ukrainian troops along the contact line, carries out measures to regroup its units in separate directions, launches reserves and does not stop conducting aerial reconnaissance.

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

In other directions, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars and artillery of various types, namely:

in the Siverskyy direction - in Huta-Studenetska District of Chernihiv Region;

in the Kharkiv direction, in particular from Russian territory, in the areas of the settlements of Kozacha Lopan, Hoptivka, Strilecha, Vysoka Yaruha, Vovchansk, Hatyshche, Budarky, Dvorichna, Kupyansk, Kamyanka;

in the Kramatorsk direction – Rayhorodok, Ozerne, Piskunivka, Kryva Luka, Siversk, Mykolayivka, Verkhnyokamyanske, Spirne and Vesele;

in the Bakhmut direction – Rozdolivka, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Zaytseve, Odradivka, Mykolayivka Druha, Mayorsk and New York;

in the Avdiyivka direction – Kamyanka, Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Opytne and Krasnohorivka;

in the Zaporizhzhya directions - Kamyanske, Stepove, Orikhiv, Hulyaypilske, Bilohirya, Olhivske, Temyrivka Novosilka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Prechystivka and Vuhledar.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy was shelling along the entire contact line. More than 20 settlements were affected by the fire, in particular, Trudolyubivka, Petrivka, Bila Krynytsia, Lozove, Blahodativka, Shyroke, Partyzanske, Ternovi Pody, Lymany, Myrne and Tavriyske.

In the temporarily captured territory of Kherson Region, the occupiers continue illegal actions against the civilian population. Thus, information is being received regarding the mass eviction of residents from their private homes in Pryozerne and Tryfonivka. In the area of the settlement of Chonhar, servicemen of the occupying forces, under threats of death, force the local population to participate in the fortification equipment of the positions.

According to detailed information, during the retreat of the occupiers from Kharkiv Region, units of the 11th Army Corps of the Russian Baltic Fleet lost more than 50% of their personnel and more than 200 units of military equipment.

In addition, the 64th separate motorized rifle brigade of the Eastern Military District lost more than 90% of its personnel as dead, wounded, deserters, and those dismissed as a result of refusing to participate in hostilities. The equipment of the brigade is handed over to units of the border service of the Russian FSB, and the military unit is being prepared for disbandment.

The occupiers suffered significant losses when they attempted to storm the Defence Forces in the Avdiyivka direction. According to the available information, more than 30 people from the Russian 1st Army Corps are admitted to the medical facilities every day. The occupying power is trying in every way to restore the fighting capacity of units that have suffered losses.

Over the past day, the Defence Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Mykhaylivka Druha, Vesela Dolyna, Odradivka, Maryinka, Novomykhaylivka, and Pravdyne settlements.

During the day, Ukrainian aviation struck 13 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and equipment and three positions of anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, our air defence units shot down five UAVs and one Ka-52 enemy helicopter.

Rocket troops and artillery inflicted fire damage on more than two hundred enemy objects. Among them are 12 command and control points, warehouses of ammunition and fuel and oil, artillery positions and areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment. Enemy casualties are currently being verified.

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