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The AFUI repelled all 23 attacks of the Russian army over the past day

Jun 5, 2023

Operational information as of 18.00 on 04.06.2023 regarding the Russian invasion


Glory to Ukraine! The four hundred and sixty-sixth day of the Russian Federation's large-scale armed aggression against our country continues.

Last night, the enemy used X-101/X-555 air-launched cruise missiles and Iranian Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs. According to updated information, the forces and means of the air commands, in cooperation with the air defense of other components of the Ukrainian Defense Forces, destroyed 4 out of 6 X-101/X-555 cruise missiles and 6 out of 8 Shahed-136/131 strike UAVs.

In total, the enemy launched 7 missiles and 25 air strikes over the last day, firing about 20 times from multiple launch rocket systems at Ukrainian troops' positions and localities. Unfortunately, there were civilian casualties, and private homes, educational institutions, and other civilian and administrative infrastructure were damaged.

The likelihood of missile and air strikes throughout Ukraine remains high.

The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the full occupation of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. During the day, the occupants carried out 23 attacks, but all of them were repelled by the defense forces.

The operational situation in the Volyn and Polissya sectors remained unchanged, with no signs of offensive groups forming.

On the Siversky and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy continues to maintain a military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. This day, the enemy made an unsuccessful attempt to infiltrate a subversive reconnaissance group through the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Zelene, Kharkiv region, and launched a missile attack near Vovchansk and air strikes near Ivashky, Ohirtseve, and Gatyshche, Kharkiv region. It conducted mortar and artillery attacks on the settlements of Karpovychi in Chernihiv region; Znob-Novgorodske, Shevchenkove, Brusky, Oleksandrivka, Sadky, Basivka, Grabovske in Sumy region; and Ivashky, Udy, Chervona Zorya, Hoptivka, Krasne, Zelene, Starytsia, Ogirtseve, Hatyshche, Pletenivka, Vovchansk, Karaichne, Budarky and Chuhunivka in Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk sector, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives near Novoselivske in the Luhansk region over the course of the day. Kolodyazne, Krasne Pershe, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dovhenke, Kutkivka, Dvorichna, Zakhidne, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, Berestove in Kharkiv region and Novoselivske in Luhansk region came under artillery and mortar fire.

In the Liman sector, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Bilohorivka, Luhansk region. Artillery shelling targeted areas near the contact line in Makiivka, Nevske, and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region and Verkhnekamianske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka in Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut sector, the enemy conducted offensive operations in the area of Ivanivske but was unsuccessful. He carried out air strikes in the areas of Vasyutynske, Toretsk, and Pivnichne in the Donetsk region. The areas of Vasyukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Khromove, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Stupochki, Predtechine, Bila Gora, Diliyivka and New York in the Donetsk region were hit by enemy artillery shelling.

The enemy did not conduct any offensive in the Avdiivka sector.

He conducted an air strike near Avdiivka.

It fired artillery shells near Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Mariinka sector, the enemy conducted offensive actions near the town of Mariinka, however, our defenders repelled all 16 enemy attacks. At the same time, the enemy conducted an air strike within the town of Maryinka. He fired artillery at the settlements of Sharp, Maryinka and Pobeda in the Donetsk region.

In the Shakhtarsk sector, the enemy fired at the settlements bordering the front line, including Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Novoukrainka in the Donetsk region.

The enemy continues to conduct defensive actions at the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions. It carried out air strikes in the areas of Beryslav and Vesele in the Kherson region. It carried out artillery shelling of the settlements of Vilne Pole, Zelene Pole, Novopil, and Temyrivka in the Donetsk region; Olgivske, Malynivka, Gulyaypole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriivka, Stepove and Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia region; Kozatske, Tyahyntsi, Ivanivka, Dniprovske, Kizomys in Kherson region and the city of Kherson.

Russian occupants continue to suffer heavy losses in manpower. In particular, it has been established that one of the units of the Russian occupation forces operating in the temporarily occupied territory of the Kharkiv region received about 500 personnel from among former convicted citizens of the Russian Federation for reinforcement during the week. After the Ukrainian Defense Forces delivered fire on the enemy's positions, about 100 of the newly arrived reinforcements sustained injuries of varying severity, including life-athreatening ones. Also, after this event, about 80 people left their positions without permission

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 05/06/2023

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