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Ukrainian aviation carries out nine strikes, destroys Russian jet, drone

A threat of further Russian air and missile attacks remains high.

Ukrainian aviation carries out nine strikes, destroys Russian jet, drone
Photo: Ukrainian Air Force Command

During the day, Russia launched one missile strike and 16 air strikes. It fired 14 times from multiple launch rocket systems, in particular, at civilian facilities in Ochakiv, Mykolayiv Region, and Antonivka, Kherson Region, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said on the evening of the 349th day of Russia's large-scale invasion.

The situation remains unchanged in the Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhanshchyna sectors, no enemy offensive groups were detected. The areas of Zarutske, Popivka and Sadky in Sumy Region and Strilecha, Morokhovets, Zelene, Neskuchne, Vovchansk, Budarky, Vilkhuvatka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk and Kamyanka in Kharkiv Region were shelled.

In the Kupyansk and Lyman sectors, more than 30 settlements came under fire. They include Dvorichna, Hryanykivka, Kucherivka, Kotlyarivka, Krokhmalne, Vyshneve in Kharkiv Region and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Novoyehorivka, Makiyivka, Ploshchanka, Nevske, Pishchane, Kreminna, Dibrova and Bilohorivka in Luhansk Region.

In the Bakhmut sector, Zaliznyanske, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Mykolayivka, Stupochky, Klishchiyivka, Kurdyumivka, New York and Vesele in Donetsk Region were shelled. In total, more than 15 settlements.

Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Netaylove, Maryinka, Novomykhaylivka, Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka, Zolota Niva and Neskuchne in Donetsk Region came under tank, mortar and artillery fire in the Avdiyivka and Novopavlivka sectors.

In the Zaporizhzhya sector, over 20 settlements were hit, including Novopil, Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaypole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Orikhiv, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Stepove in Zaporizhzhya Region.

In the Kherson sector, 17 settlements were damaged by hostile fire. In particular, Mykhaylivka, Havrylivka, Mylove, Zmiyivka, Novoberyslav, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Antonivka and Kherson. In Melitopol, Kherson Region, the occupiers are forcing employees of state institutions who have received Russian citizenship to renounce their Ukrainian citizenship in writing. They threaten them with dismissal.

During the day, the aviation of the Defence Forces carried out seven strikes on the clusters of Russian manpower and military equipment and two strikes on the positions of anti-aircraft missile systems. Ukrainian defenders also destroyed a Russian SU-25 attack aircraft and an Orlan UAV.

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