General Staff operational report February 25, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 367th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 25.02.2023.

During the day of February 25, the Russian army launched 6x missile and 5x air strikes. Russian troops launched 10x MLRS attacks. Settlements were targeted and civilians were wounded.

The threat of further Russian missile attacks across Ukraine remains high.

  • Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna directions: no significant changes, no Russian offensive groups were found. The Russian army shelled the vicinities of settlements of Stukalivka, Pavlivka, Hyrine, and Katerynivka (Sumy oblast), Starytsya, Vovchansk, Ohirtseve, and Bolohivka (Kharkiv region). Russian military launched air strikes in the vicinities of Veterinarne and Rubizhne.
  • Kupyansk and Lyman directions: the Russian army conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinities of settlements of Masyutivka, Nevske, Bilohorivka, Spirne, Fedorivka, as well as in the vicinity of Serebryanske forestry. Russian soldiers fired artillery at the vicinities of Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Hryanykivka, Kupyansk, Kyslivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Makiivka, Nevske, Dibrova, and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast). Russian air strikes were reported near Hryanykivka and Spirne.
  • Bakhmut direction: the Russian army continues to attack the positions of Ukrainian troops, making several unsuccessful attempts near the settlements of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Berkhivka, Ivanivske, and Pivnichne (Donetsk oblast). The vicinities of 18x settlements were shelled. Among them are Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Kurdyumivka, Ozaryanivka, and New York (Donetsk oblast).
  • Avdiivka and Shakhtarske direcrions: the Russian army conducted offensive operations in the vicinities of Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Marinka, Novomykhailivka, but was unsuccessful. Russian troops fired artillery at the settlements of Avdiivka, Vodyane, Hostre, Heorhiivka, Marinka, Novomykhailivka, Vuhledar, and Prechystivka (Donetsk oblast).
  • Zaporizhzhia direction: the vicinities of 12x settlements were shelled, including Vremivka, Novopil (Donetsk oblast); Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Bilohirya, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast); Marhanets, and Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk oblast).
  • Kherson direction: Novoberyslav (Kherson oblast), and the city of Kherson were targeted by artillery fire from Russian soldiers.

In the temporarily occupied territories of Zaporizhzhia and Kherson oblasts, Russian troops are increasing pressure on the civilian residents and conducting searches of homes. Acording to reports, Russians have set up a torture chamber in the town of Vasylivka (Zaporizhzhia oblast) where pro-Ukrainian citizens are being held.

Starting March 1, 2023, all units of the so-called “law enforcement agencies” in Donetsk oblast will be operating under Russian law. Due to this, the dismissal of servicement of the 1st Army Corps (Horlivka), which has reached the end of their military service terms, has been announced.

During the day of February 25, Ukrainian Air Force launched 4x air strikes on the concentrations of Russian troops and military equipment.

Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 2x concentrations of Russian troops, 1x radar station, and 1x electronic warfare station.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

See also: Russians shelled the Donetsk region injuring 5 civilians: photos

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