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The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine proved operational information as of September 17, 2023 regarding the Russian invasion.
The p&rsquo ;one hundred and seventy-first day of the large-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine.
The defense forces of Ukraine continue to conduct defense in the east and south of Ukraine, offensive operations in the Melitopol direction and offensive actions in the Bakhmut direction, destroy the enemy , step by step liberating the temporarily occupied territories, establishing themselves at the reached borders.
Today, the Russian Federation carried out air and missile strikes on Ukraine. Information regarding the consequences of this terrorist attack is currently being clarified.
During the past 24 hours, more than 30 combat clashes took place. The enemy launched 8 missile and 57 air strikes, launched more than 30 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Also, the civilian population of the city of Kharkiv suffered from cynical rocket attacks. As a result of Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. More than 15 private residential buildings were destroyed and damaged, the lyceum and other civil infrastructure were destroyed.
The settlements of Stepok of the Sumy region were hit by airstrikes; Mala Vovcha, Pletenivka, Synkivka, Kopanky of the Kharkiv region; Novoyehorivka, Nevske, Luhansk Region; Serebryanka, Spirne, Klishchiivka, Avdiivka, Severne, Krasnohorivka, Prechistivka, Novomykhailivka, Staromayorske of the Donetsk region; Svitla Dolyna, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, and Robotyne of the Zaporizhia region.
About 100 settlements in the Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, and Kherson regions came under artillery fire.
In the area of responsibility of the OSUV &ldquo “North” on the Volyn and Polissky directions the operational situation remains without significant changes.
On the Siversky and Slobozhansk directionsthe enemy continues to hold a group of troops covering the state border. Conducts active diversionary activities in the border areas with the aim of preventing the transfer of our troops to dangerous directions, increases the density of mine-explosive barriers along the state border in the Belgorod region. in the direction of BakhmutThe defense forces successfully repelled 13 enemy attacks in the Klishchiivka area of the Donetsk region. The enemy unsuccessfully tried to break through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kurdyumivka and Andriivka districts of the Donetsk region. According to the results of the offensive (assault) actions, the Defense Forces are successful in the Klishchiivka area of the Donetsk region, displacing the enemy from the occupied positions.
In the area of responsibility of the “Tavria” OSU in the Mar’ directionthe enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Marinka area of the Donetsk region. Here, last day, the enemy made 11 unsuccessful attempts to dislodge our units from their positions. In addition, all enemy attacks in the areas of Severnoy, Rivnopil of the Donetsk region, and Novodarivka of the Zaporizhia region resulted in significant losses of both manpower and equipment for the occupiers. At the same time, on the Avdiiv, Mar’ and Shakhtar directionsThe defense forces keep the initiative, put pressure on the enemy, carry out assault actions and win back our land.
In the Melitopol direction, our soldiers continue the offensive operation, inflict significant losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying troops, and force the enemy to withdraw from their occupied positions. .
In the area of responsibility of the OSUV “Odesa” in the Kherson direction, Ukrainian defenders continue to conduct counter-battery combat, destroy supply depots and inflict successful damage on the enemy's rear.
During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces struck 2 control points, 12 – in the areas of the concentration of personnel of weapons and military equipment and 5 – in the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems. The 571st day of the war: operational information of the General Staff of the Armed Forces” />
3 Buk-M1 anti-aircraft missile complexes were hit by units of the missile forces. and 5 enemy artillery pieces.
Prepared by: Serhiy Daga