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Operational information on 23.01.2023

23 Jan, 2023
Operational information on 23.01.2023

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The three hundred and thirty-fourth day of the large-scale Russian invasion continues.

During the day, the invaders launched 4 rocket strikes on populated areas (2 rockets were destroyed by the Ukrainian air defense) and 18 air strikes. Also, the enemy fired 24 rounds from rocket systems.

The threat of Russian air and missile strikes remains throughout Ukraine.

The enemy continues its offensive in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions to capture the entire Donetsk region, despite numerous losses. In the Kupyansk direction, he conducted unsuccessful offensive actions, all enemy attacks were repulsed.

In the Lyman, Novopavlivskyi, Zaporizhzhya and Kherson directions, the invaders are defending themselves. In Volynsk, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk - the situation has not changed significantly, no offensive groups of the enemy have been detected.

At the same time, the areas of the settlements of Novovasylivka, Boyaro-Lezhachi, and Stukalyvka of the Sumy region, as well as Guryiv Kozachok, Slobozhanske, Zelene, Ternova, Staritsa, Vovchansk, Zemlianki, Kamianka and Krasne Pershe in the Kharkiv region, were shelled.

In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Dvorichna, Hryanikyvka, Kupyansk, Kislivka, Krokhmalne, and Berestov in the Kharkiv region, as well as Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk region.

In the Lyman direction, the districts of Makiyivka, Ploshanka, Kreminnaya, Dibrova, and Kuzmyny of the Luhansk region were damaged by fire.

On the Bakhmut direction, Spirne, Vyimka, Berestov, Belogorivka, Vesele, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Mayorsk, and New York were fired upon.

Berdychi, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region came under enemy fire in the Avdiiv region.

Mykilske, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Neskuchne, and Velyka Novosilka in the Donetsk region came under enemy fire in the Novopavlovsk direction.

In the Zaporizhia region, Komyshuvakha in the Donetsk region, as well as Chervone, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Novodanilivka, and Orihiv in the Zaporizhia region were affected by artillery fire.

In the Kherson direction, the occupiers shell the civilian population every day. Antonivka and Kherson were the next to be affected by fire from anti-aircraft missiles.

Russian occupiers continue to die ingloriously in Ukraine. During January 20-21, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the Zaporizhzhia direction near Maly Shcherbaki. According to the specified data, as a result of the combat clash with the units of the Defense Forces, the invaders lost more than 50 people during this period, 16 of them - irretrievably. In addition, 9 units of weapons and military equipment of various types were destroyed (a tank, 6 units of BMP and a Tiger armored car). Another 4 units were damaged.

Since the beginning of January this year, the number of wounded enemy servicemen in the temporarily occupied part of the Kherson region has increased significantly. Local hospitals are full, and all seriously wounded are concentrated in medical institutions of the region. Only a small number are sent to the temporarily occupied Crimea for further treatment.

In a number of settlements of the Severodonetsk district of the Luhansk region, the Russian occupiers are trying in every way to isolate the local population informationally, in particular, Ukrainian television and mobile communications are unavailable.

During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 5 strikes on the areas where the invaders were concentrated.

Also, our defenders shot down 2 enemy's Su-25 aircraft, a Ka-52 helicopter, an Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicle, and 2 Kh-59 guided air missiles.

At the same time, units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine struck 3 areas where the occupiers were concentrated and the enemy's logistics warehouse.

Glory to Ukraine!

The Odessa Journal

The Odessa Journal

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