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Ukrainian Armed Forces destroy two enemy Su-25 attack aircraft, Ka-52 helicopter overnight - General Staff

At night, defence forces shot down 24 Shahed-136 attack drones.

Ukrainian Armed Forces destroy two enemy Su-25 attack aircraft, Ka-52 helicopter overnight - General Staff
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Over the past day, 25 January, the enemy launched 37 air and 10 missile strikes, in particular on the civilian infrastructure of the cities of Dnipro and Zaporizhzhya, the Armed Forces General Staff reports on Facebook on the morning of the 337th day of the large-scale Russian invasion.

The occupational forces launched 97 MLRS attacks targeting residential buildings in Kherson. According to preliminary information, the enemy used 24 Iranian Shahed-136 loitering munitions at night. All of them were intercepted by the Ukrainian Defence Forces.

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

Amid heavy losses, the enemy does not stop its offensive in Bakhmut and Novopavlivka areas. The adversary continued unsuccessful offensive operations in Lyman and Avdiyivka area. However, the invaders stay on the defensive in Kupyansk, Zaporizhzhya, and Kherson areas.

The Ukrainian Defence Forces repelled occupiers’ attacks in the vicinities of Chervonopopivka (Luhansk Region), Verkhnokamyanske, Spirne, Rozdolivka, Blahodatne, Bakhmut, Klishchiyivka, Maryinka, Vuhledar, and Pavlivka (Donetsk Region).

Volyn, Polissya, Siversk, and Slobozhansk areas: no significant changes, no offensive groups of the adversary were detected.

Siversk area: the adversary shelled the vicinities of Leonivka, Yasna Polyana, Mykhalchyna Sloboda (Chernihiv Region), Budivelne, Volfyne, and Tymofiyivka (Sumy Region).

Slobozhansk area: vicinities of 20 settlements suffered enemy attacks, including, Budarky, Vovchanski Khutory, Lyptsi, Vovchansk, Krasne, and Neskuchne (Kharkiv Region).

Kupyansk area: Synkivka, Ivanivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabayivka (Kharkiv Region), and Stelmakhivka (Luhansk Region) came under fire.

Lyman area: the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions in the vicinities of Makiyivka, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka, Nevske (Luhansk Region), Veryhinske forestry, and Yampolivka (Donetsk Region).

Bakhmut area: 22 settlements came under fire, including Ivanivske, Krasnopolivka, Spirne, Bakhmut, Ozaryanivka, New York, Klishchiyivka, and Kurdyumivka (Donetsk Region).

Avdiyivka area: Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Pervomayske, Berdychi, Nevelske, Maryinka, and Novomykhaylivka (Donetsk Region) suffered enemy attacks.

Novopavlivka area: the adversary shelled Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka, and Zolota Nyva (Donetsk Region).

Zaporizhzhya area: tank and artillery fire hit 25 settlements, including Vremivka, Vilne Pole, Novopil (Donetsk Region), Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, and Orikhiv (Zaporizhzhya Region).

Kherson area: the occupational forces continue to shell civilian towns and villages. 20 settlements sustained damage, including Beryslav, Antonivka, Dudchany, Kachkarivka, Bilozerka, Novokairy, Respublikanets, and Kherson. Russian attacks caused casualties among the civilian population.

In the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the enemy is preparing for the next wave of mobilization. Thus, by 29 January 2023, all so-called state and private institutions must submit lists of persons to be exempted from conscription to military commissariats. The next massive wave of mobilization is scheduled for late February. At the same time, starting from 1 February 2023, all repair and construction works at the state-owned enterprises and institutions will be suspended, and all budgeted funds will be redirected to support the armed aggression against Ukraine.

During the day of 25 January, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 14 air strikes on the concentrations of enemy troops and 2 air strikes on the positions of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems.

In addition, 2 Russian Su-25 jets, 1 Ka-52 attack helicopter, 4 Orlan-10 UAVs, and 1x Superkam UAV of the enemy were destroyed.

Over the last day, units of missile troops and artillery of the Ukrainian Defence Forces hit 1 command post, 12 areas of manpower concentration and 4 ammunition depots of the Russian occupiers.

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