The two-hundred-eightieth (280) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military large-scale invasion continues.
The enemy concentrates its efforts on restraining the actions of units of the Defense Forces, carries out engineering equipment of defensive lines and positions, and continues to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut direction. The transfer of personnel and military equipment of the enemy to equip units that have suffered losses is ongoing.
During the day, the occupiers fired 2 rockets at civilian objects in Komyshuvakha, Zaporizhzhia region. They carried out 20 airstrikes on our troops’ positions and on the settlement of Bilohirya in the Zaporizhzhia region. In addition, the city of Kherson was shelled from MLRS.
There is still a threat of enemy missile strikes on the objects of the energy system and critical infrastructure throughout the territory of Ukraine.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy’s offensive groups have been detected. The training of individual units of the enemy continues on the training grounds of the Republic of Belarus.
In the Siverskyi direction, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the settlements of Seredyna Buda, Bilopillya, Budky and Krasnopillya of the Sumy region.
In the Slobozhanskyi direction, the enemy continues to hold military units in the border areas of the Bilhorod region. Areas of Veterynarne, Kozacha Lopan, Vysoka Yaruga, Strilecha, Hlyboke, Starytsa, Ohirtseve, Budarky, Chuhunivka, Petro-Ivanivka and Dvorichna settlements of Kharkiv region were shelled by mortars, barrel and rocket artillery.
The enemy is defending in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions. Tanks and artillery of various calibers shelled the areas of the settlements of Pershotravneve, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove and Druzhelyubivka in the Kharkiv region and Stelmakhivka, Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Nevske and Chervonopopivka in the Luhansk region.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive operations. Objects in the areas of Verkhnokamyanske, Spirne, Vyimka, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Opytne, Klishchiivka, Pivnichne, Zalizne and New York areas were shelled.
The occupiers are trying to improve their tactical position in the Avdiivka direction. The areas of Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka settlements of the Donetsk region were hit by fire from tanks and artillery of various types.
The enemy is conducting defensive operations in the Novopavlivsk direction. Areas of the settlements of Vuhledar, Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka and Velyka Novosilka in Donetsk regino were hit by artillery fire.
The enemy is also on the defensive in the Zaporizhzhia direction. It shelled the areas of the settlements of Zahirne, Orihiv, Novoandriivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Plavni of the Zaporizhzhia regino. The city of Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region, came under direct fire.
The enemy is conducting a positional defense in the Kherson direction. It fired tanks, mortars, barrels and rocket artillery at the positions of our troops. The enemy does not stop shelling the suburbs and the city of Kherson.
In order to replenish the current losses of units of the Russian occupation forces, the early graduation of cadets from higher military educational institutions of the Russian federation is planned in the first quarter of 2023.
In addition, preparations for the next wave of mobilization scheduled for January-February 2023 are ongoing on the territory of the Russian federation.
In the city of Khrustalnyi in the temporarily occupied territory of the Luhansk oblast, the Russian occupation authorities announced the end of mobilization. At the same time, the occupiers continue to patrol the city, at the exits from the settlement, a thorough check is carried out on all those who wish to leave.
It has been confirmed that enemy units were hit in the Zaporizhzhia region during November 28-29 of this year. Thus, in the area of Inzhenerne, Polohy and Tokmak settlements, the enemy lost about 100 people wounded, 5 pieces of military equipment were destroyed.
During the current day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 15 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons, and military equipment, as well as 2 strikes on the positions of the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems.
During the day, Ukrainian rocket launchers and gunners hit 2 areas of concentration of enemy personnel and anti-aircraft missiles and an important object of the occupiers.
Glory to Ukraine!