The two hundred-fifteenth (215) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military large-scale invasion continues. The enemy continues to focus its efforts on attempts to fully occupy the Donetsk region and hold the captured territories, as well as disrupt the active actions of the Defence Forces in certain areas. Fires at the positions of our troops along the contact line, tries to restore lost positions in certain areas, and conducts aerial reconnaissance. Strikes civilian infrastructure and peaceful residential buildings, violating norms of International Humanitarian Law, laws and customs of war.
There is a threat of air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine. For example, over the past day, the enemy launched 5 missile and 12 air strikes, carried out more than 83 MLRS attacks. Also, the enemy used 4 attack UAVs to strike civilian infrastructure objects – the General Staff of Ukraine informs on FB.
More than 40 settlements were affected by enemy fire. These are, in particular, Kupyansk, Kramatorsk, Bakhmut, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Kamyanka, Kurakhove, Pavlivka, Zaporizhzhya, Nikopol, Ochakiv, Mykolaiv and Odesa. The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas has not changed significantly.
In other areas, the occupiers fired from tanks, mortars, and barrel artillery:
in the Siversky area - near Oleksandrivka settlement of Sumy Region;
in the Slobozhansk area - near the settlements of Strilecha, Odnorobivka, Veterynarne, Hatyshche, Kamyanka, Holubivka and Senkove;
in the Kramatorsk area - Novoselivka, Shchurove, Siversk, Hryhorivka, Belogorivka, Zakitne, Dibrova, Verkhnokamianske, Vesele, Rozdolivka, Ozerne and Spirne;
in the Bakhmut area - Soledar, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Odradivka, Zaytseve, Klishchivka, Vesela Dolyna, Yakovlivka, Mayorsk, Nelipovka, Vyimka and Bilohorivka;
in the Avdiyivka area - Avdiyivka, Opytne, Pervomayiske, Novomykhailivka and Paraskoviyivka.
18 settlements were shelled by tanks, mortars and barrel artillery in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhya areas. Among them are Yehorivka, Pavlivka, Zaliznychne, Novoandriyivka, Hulyaipilske, Hulyaipole, Uspenivka, Novosilka, Vremivka and Chervone.
In the South Buh area, more than 27 settlements near the contact line were damaged by artillery and mortar shelling.
On the territory of the russian federation, measures of partial mobilization, announced by the russian military and political leadership, are ongoing. Rostov Region is closed for entry and exit. Persons who are not at the place of registration, through relatives, are ordered to appear within three days. Personnel arriving at assembly points in the Belhorod region are given a list of what they need to purchase at their own expense, in particular, warm clothing.
The enemy is also carrying out the mentioned measures in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. From 24 September of this year, in Sevastopol, at the base of the automobile battalion of the Black Sea Fleet, the training of the demobilized began.
In the city of Svatove, Luhansk Region, summonses for mobilization are handed out to persons who have reached the age of eighteen. Individual citizens, truck drivers, are immediately sent to military units.
At the same time, the enemy is trying to implement the declared illegal "referendum" in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. Thus, in populated areas of the Zaporizhzhya Region, representatives of the occupation authorities, together with the armed russian military, conduct house-to-house rounds, forcing local residents to participate in the so-called "referendum". In addition, such rounds are also aimed at identifying men. The enemy carries out the same measures in the populated areas of the Luhansk Region.
The occupiers continue to suffer losses. Another accurate hit was confirmed on September 24 of this year in the area of concentration of enemy equipment on the territory of the industrial zone within the city of Kherson. Previously, the enemy lost up to 10 units of military equipment, losses in personnel are being clarified.