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Ukrainian Armed Forces repel 12 attacks of Russians in Donbas over day - General Staff

The enemy is advancing in the Bakhmut and Lyman areas.

Ukrainian Armed Forces repel 12 attacks of Russians in Donbas over day - General Staff
Photo: General Staff of the UAF

Over the past day, the enemy conducted 17 airstrikes and 59 attacks from multiple rocket launchers. In particular, on civilian infrastructure, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported on Facebook on the morning of the 317th day of the Russian large-scale invasion, according to Ukrinform.

The threat of air and missile strikes remains across the entire territory of Ukraine.

The enemy is focusing its main efforts on attempts to establish control over Donetsk Region, is conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut and Lyman areas. Russians are trying to improve their tactical position in the Kupyansk and Avdiyivka areas but have no success.

Over the past day, units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine have repelled the occupiers’ attacks in the areas of Stelmakhivka, Makiyivka and Ploshchanka in Luhansk Region and Spirne, Soledar, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Klishchiyivka, Kurdiumivka, Pervomayske, Maryinka and Pobeda in Donetsk Region.

In Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk areas, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected.

In the Slobozhansk area, artillery and mortar shelling took place in the localities of Strilecha, Staritsa, Ohirtseve, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Ustynivka and Figolivka in Kharkiv Region.

In the Kupyansk area, enemy fire was registered near the settlements of Tavilzhanka, Dvorichna, Vilshana, Syinkivka, Kupyansk, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabayivka, Krokhmalne and Berestove in Kharkiv Region and Kuzemivka, Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in Luhansk Region.

In the Lyman area, Makiyivka, Ploschanka, Kuzmine and Dibrova of Luhansk Region were under fire.

In the Bakhmut area, the enemy fired at Verkhnekamyanske, Spirne, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Klishchiyivka, Bila Hora, Kurdyumivka, Diliyivka, Ozaryanivka, Pivnichne, Mayorsk and New York in Donetsk Region.

In the Avdiyivka area, Krasnohorivka, Avdiyivka, Nevelske, Heorhiyivka, Maryinka and Novomykhaylivka of Donetsk Region came under fire.

In the Novopavlivka area, the occupiers shelled Mykilske, Vuhledar and Prechistivka in Donetsk Region.

In the Zaporizhzhya area, Vremivka, Zelene Pole and Novopil of Donetsk Region; Hulyaypole, Dorozhnyanka, Zaliznychne, Hulyaypilske, Charivne, Novodanilivka, Shcherbaki, Stepove and Prymorske in Zaporizhzhya Region and Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Region were shelled.

In the Kherson area, in particular, the civilian infrastructure of Kherson, Chornobayivka and Tokarivka was damaged by artillery shelling.

In the settlement of Kakhovka, Kherson Region, Russian occupiers are trying to ban the circulation of the Ukrainian hryvnya, raid retail outlets and threaten to seize not only cash but also goods in case they find Ukrainian money. According to available information, on 1 January, in Donetsk, employees of the so-called military commissariats began collecting information about citizens born in 2006 for military registration. Due to the high effectiveness of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' firepower, the enemy tightened administrative and counterintelligence regimes in Starobilsk, Luhansk Region. Occupiers are checking the mobile phones of the locals. Particular attention is paid to the persons who have numbers of Ukrainian telecom operators among their contacts.

On 5 January, Ukraine’s Air Force launched 15 strikes on the build-up areas of Russian invaders, as well as 3 strikes on the positions of enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, Ukrainian defenders shot down an enemy Su-25 aircraft and a Mi-8 helicopter.

Ukrainian missile troops and artillery units fired at 2 areas of the enemy's manpower and military equipment concentration.

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