General Staff operational report June 3, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 465th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 03.06.2023.

Russian army’s attacks on the Ukrainian civilian infrastructure

The Russian Federation continues to wage an aggressive war and employ tactics of terror against the population of Ukraine.

In the past 24 hours, the Russian army carried out 67 airstrikes and 17 missile strikes, as well as 91 artillery shelling using multiple launch rocket systems.

The probability of missile and airstrikes across the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

Russia continues to concentrate its main efforts on attempts to fully occupy the Luhansk and Donetsk regions on the Ukrainian territory. There were 29 combat engagements in the past day.

List of Russia’s attacks on Ukrainian territory

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  • On the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation remains unchanged.
  • On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the Russian army continues to maintain a military presence in the border areas with Ukraine. It conducted airstrikes in the area of Ohirtseve in the Kharkiv region and carried out mortar and artillery shelling of populated areas in Yanzhulivka, Leonivka, and Hremiach in the Chernihiv region; Novovasylivka, Seredyna Buda, Romashkove, Atynske, Bezsalyvka, Bilovody, Basyvka, Yunakivka, Pokrovka, Novodymytrivka, Velyka Pysarivka in the Sumy region, as well as Udy, Kozacha Lopan, Veterynarne, Hoptivka, Pyl’na, Zelene, Verkhnia Pysarivka, Starycia, Ohir tseve, Hatysche, Pletenivka, Vovchansk, Zybina, Rybalkyne, Budarky, Zemlianky, Chuhunivka, Odradne in the Kharkiv region.
  • On the Kupiansk direction, during the past day, Russian soldiers conducted unsuccessful offensive actions near Novoselivka in the Luhansk region. They subjected Topolya, Dvorichanske, Kamyanka, Fiholivka, Dvorichna, Kutkivka, Kyslivka, Tabaivka, Kotliarivka, Berestove in the Kharkiv region and Novoselivka in the Luhansk region to artillery and mortar shelling.
  • On the Lyman direction, Russian troops conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Makiivka in the Luhansk region and Spirne in Donetsk. They carried out airstrikes in the areas of Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region and Ivanivka and Spirne in Donetsk. Artillery shelling affected Nevske, Bilohorivka in Luhansk, and Verkhniokamianske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka in Donetsk.
  • On the Bakhmut direction of Ukraine, the Russian Federation conducted offensive actions in the direction of Ivanivka but did not succeed. They conducted airstrikes in the areas of Bila Hora and Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk region, as well as a missile strike on Druzhkivka. Vasiukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Predtechyne, Bila Hora, and New York in the Donetsk region suffered from Russian artillery shelling.
  • On the Avdiivka direction, the Russian army conducted airstrikes in the area of Avdiivka and artillery shelling of populated areas Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, and Karlivka in the Donetsk region.
  • During the past day, Russians conducted offensive operations in the area of Marinka, but the Ukrainian soldiers repelled all 14 enemy attacks. Russians suffered significant losses in personnel and equipment.
  • At the same time, Russian troops continue to destroy Ukrainian cities and villages. They carried out airstrikes on Maryinka and Katerinivka, and conducted artillery shelling of the populated areas of Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, Pobeda, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region.
  • On the Shakhtarsk direction, Russians launched air strikes in the area of Prechystivka and shelled the populated areas of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Novoukrainka.
  • On the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the Russian soldiers continue defensive actions. They conducted airstrikes in the areas of Olhivske and Novodanilivka in the Zaporizhzhia region, as well as Vesele, Kozatske, and Odradokamianka in the Kherson region. They also carried out artillery shelling of the populated areas of Vremivka in the Donetsk region, Malynivka, Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Bilohirya, Mala Tokmachka, Orikhiv, Komyshuvakha, and Novoandriivka in the Zaporizhzhia region, Berislav and Antonivka in the Kherson region, the city of Kherson, and Ochakiv in the Mykolaiv region.

To replenish losses in personnel, the Russian Federation continues to encourage its population to join the military service in various ways. For example, in the town of Zorinske in the Altai Territory of Russia, representatives of the penal-executive service carry out explanatory work among individuals who have conditional early release from serving their sentences. They urge them to sign a contract for 3-5 months of military service.

Ukrainian strikes on Russian equipment

The Ukrainian defense aviation conducted 15 strikes on the personnel concentration areas and 2 strikes on Russia’s air defense missile systems during the past day.

During the past day, Ukrainian troops destroyed 15 cruise missiles and 17 Russian attack UAVs, type ‘Shakhed-136.’

The Ukrainian missile troops and artillery units hit the Russia’s command post, 2 ammunition depots, 2 radio-electronic warfare stations, a radar station, and a multiple launch rocket system.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

See also: General Staff operational report June 1, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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