General Staff operational report January 27, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 338th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 27.01.2023.

The Russian army has intensified the employment of its aircraft on all axes.

During the day of January 27, Russian military launched 24x air and 7x missile strikes. Russian troops also launched more than 30x MLRS attacks. Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure in the cities of Kindrashivka (Kharkiv oblast), Chasiv Yar (Donetsk oblast), village of Kamyshany and the city of Kherson, there were killed and wounded civilians. The buildings of the regional civilian infectious diseases hospital in Kherson were damaged.

In spite of major casualties, the Russian army continues offensive operations on Bakhmut, Lyman, Avdiivka, and Novopavlivka axes in order to improve its tactical situation. Russian troops are defending on Kupyansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson axes.

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  • Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no changes, no offensive groups of the Russian army were found. The vicinities of Synkivka, Tymonovychi (Chernihiv oblast), Volfyne, Tymofiivka (Sumy oblast), and more than 15x settlements in Kharkiv oblast, including Veterynarne, Kozacha Lopan, Vesele, Vovchansk, Varvarivka, Budarky, Bilyi Kolodyaz, Milove, Novomlynsk, and Dvorichna were shelled with tanks, mortars and artillery.
  • Kupyansk axis: Russian soldiers fired mortars and artillery at the vicinities of settlements of Dvorichne, Synkivka, Kucherivka, Ivanivka, Kotlyarivka, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, and Miasozharivka (Luhansk oblast).
  • Lyman axis: Makiivka, Nevske, and Dibrova (Luhansk oblast) came under fire.
  • Bakhmut axis: Russian military shelled the vicinities of more than 20x settlements. Among them are Vesele, Bilohorivka, Blahodatne, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Druzhba, Zalizne, and New York (Donetsk oblast).
  • Avdiivka axis: Berdychi, Avdiivka, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, and Novomykhailivka came under Russian fire.
  • Novopavlivka axis: the Russian army shelled Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, and Zolota Nyva (Donetsk oblast) again.
  • Zaporizhzhia axis: Zalizne, Illinka, Vremivka, Zelene Pole (Donetsk oblast), Olhivske, Malynivka, Mala Tokmachka, Mali Shcherbaky, Kamyanske, and Plavni (Zaporizhzhia oblast) were shelled. A total of 20x settlements.
  • Kherson axis: the vicinities of settlements of Zolota Balka, Havrylivka, Dudchany, Chervonyi Mayak, Monastyrske, Tomaryne, Burhunka, Tyahynka, Stanislav, and Kherson were shelled with MLRS, artillery, and mortars.

The Russian army continues to use the network of civilian healthcare facilities in the temporarily occupied territory to treat its wounded soldiers. Thus, Russian troops have set up a “field hospital” in the city hospital of Khrustalnyi (Rovenky district, Luhansk oblast), where they treat w servicemen and mercenaries of PMC “Wagner”. At the same time, Russian soldiers also undergo treatment in Kairy (Kakhovka district, Kherson oblast), at the Kairy psychoneurological boarding house.

Plundering by Russian forces persist. According to the available information, the Russian army will have set up a commission at the nuclear power plant in Enerhodar since February 2 to incpect two 750 KW power lines. Their aim is to schedule restoration works and power supply to enable transit of electricity from Zaporizhzhia NPP to Russia.

In the temporarily occupied resort village of Zaliznyi Port (Skadovsk district, Kherson oblast), Russia’s so-called “administration” is taking inventory and confiscating Ukrainian businesses (boarding houses, cafes, restaurants) that have not been re-registered under Russian law.

Ukrainian Air Force launched 7x air strikes on the concentrations of Russian troops, and 1x air strike on the positions of anti-aircraft missile systems. During the day of January 27, Ukrainian anti-aircraft missile troops shot down 1x Russian Su-25 jet and 1x Mi-8 transport helicopter.

At the same time, Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 2x concentrations of Russian troops.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

See also: Russian soldiers massively shelled the Kharkiv region killing civilians: photos


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