General Staff operational report February 28, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 370th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 28.02.2023.

The Russian Federation focuses its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk directions. During the last day, Ukrainian soldiers repelled more than 60x Russian attacks on the indicated directions.

At the same time, the Russian army launched 8x missile and 32x air strikes. Fired 85x rounds from MLRS.

The threat of further missile strikes is significant throughout the territory of Ukraine.

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  • Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna directions: no formations of Russian offensive groups were detected. Russian troops shelled the settlements of Tymonovichi and Berylivka of the Chernihiv Oblast; Starykove, Brusky, Buvalyne, Kruzhok, Manukhivka, Atynske, Porozok in the Sumy Oblast and Chervona Zorya, Veterinarne, Strelecha, Gatishche, Vovchansk and Vovchanski Khutory in the Kharkiv Oblast.
  • Kupyansk and Lyman directions: Russian military carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the areas of Makiivka, Ploshanka, Kreminna, Dibrova and Bilogorivka settlements of the Luhansk Oblast. Russian troops carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Dvorichna, Liman Pershiy, Hryanikyvka, Kurylivka, Kislivka and Tabaivka settlements of the Kharkiv Oblast; Novoselivske, Nevske, Chervopopivka and Dibrova – Luhansk and Spirne and Rozdolivka in Donetsk Oblast.
  • Bakhmut direction: the Defense Forces repelled Russian attacks in the areas of Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Berkhivka, Yagidne and Bakhmut settlements of the Donetsk Oblast. Zaliznyanske, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Berkhivka, Bakhmut, Ivanovske, Stupochki, Kostyantynivka, Klishchiivka, Zalizne, Ozaryanivka, Mayorsk, Pivdenne and New York came under Russian fire.
  • Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk directions: the Russian army continues to attack the positions of Ukrainian troops, and has carried out several unsuccessful offensives in the direction of Kamianka, Krasnohorivka, and Marinka, Donetsk Oblast. Russian soldiers carried out artillery and mortar shelling of the areas of the settlements of Avdiivka, Lastochkine, Netaylove, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske, Marinka, Bogoyavlenka, Novomykhailivka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, and Vugledar.
  • Zaporizhzhia direction: more than 20x settlements were affected by fire. Among them are Vremivka and Novopil of Donetsk Oblast; Komyshuvakha, Olhivske, Malynivka, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Orihiv and Novoandriivka of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
  • Kherson direction: 25x settlements of the Kherson Oblast were damaged by the artillery fire of Russian soldiers, in particular, Havrylivka, Kachkarivka, Vesele, Tyaginka, Inzhenerne, Antonivka, Berehove and Kherson.

The Russian army is restricting the movement of the civilian population in the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson Oblast. In particular, entry into the settlement of Promin is allowed only to citizens with local registration and with a special pass.

During the past day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine destroyed 11x Iranian attack UAVs of the “Shaheed-136” type and 1x – of the “Zala” type.

Ukrainian aircraft made 4x strikes on areas where Russian troops were concentrated. And units of missile and artillery forces hit one control point, two areas of concentration of Russian manpower and two air defense positions.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

See also: Russian troops shelled the Kherson region more than 100 times, there are killed and injured: photo

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