General Staff operational report March 19, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 389th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 19.03.2023.

During the day of March 19, the Russian army launched 1x missile and 7x air strikes, as well as 9x MLRS attacks. Russian troops cynically attacked a residential building in Vasylivskyo district and civilian infrastructure in Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast). The Russian army also shelled civilian infrastructure in the Donetsk oblast. There are dead and wounded, high-rise buildings, private homes, and schools have been damaged.

The probability of attacks across Ukraine remains high.

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  • Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna directions: no significant changes. During the day of March 19, Russian military shelled the vicinities of settlements of Klyusy, Oleksandrivka (Chernihiv oblast), Kharkivka, Starykove, Volfyne, Stepok (Sumy oblast), Hlyboke, Krasne, Vovchansk, Kolodyazne, Kamyanka, Krasne Pershe, Dvorichna, Zapadne, and Kindrashivka (Kharkiv oblast).
  • Kupyansk and Lyman directions: the Russian army continues its attempts to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops. Russian military conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the vicinities of settlement of Novoselivske. Russian soldiers fired artillery at the vicinities of settlements of Vesele, Kupyansk, Krokhmalne, Pishchane, Berestove (Kharkiv oblast), Novoselivske, Nevske, and Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast).
  • Bakhmut direction: the Russian army continues attempts to capture the city of Bakhmut. Russian attacks were repelled in the vicinities of Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Bohdanivka, and Hryhorivka. Vasyukivka, Bakhmut, Hryhorivka, Ivanivske, Kostyantynivka, Zalizne, and a number of other settlements in Donetsk oblast came under Russian fire.
  • Avdiivka, Marinka, Shakhtarske directions: the Russian army conducted unsuccessful offensive operations towards the settlements of Kamyanka, Avdiivka, Sjeverne, Berdychi, and Marinka. Kamyanka, Avdiivka, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Marinka, Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka, and Neskuchne (Donetsk oblast) came under Russian fire.
  • Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions: the Russian army is defending. The vicinities of Hulyaipole, Bilohirya, Mala Tokmachka, Kamyanske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Kherson, Mykhailivka, Havrylivka, Dudchany, Ivanivka, and Dniprovske were shelled, among others.

Russian troops continue to exert psychological pressure on the civilians to force them to obtain Russian passports.

Thus, counterintelligence regime has been strengthened in the village of Azovske (temporarily occupied territory of Zaporizhzhia oblast). The regime implies that the local residents undergo active checks for Russian citizenship. Those having no Russian passport have to put up with additional checks, along with interim custody.

In addition, Russian military continue their looting practices and take the homes of civilian Ukrainians. In particular, an instruction is being drafted to the force illegal alienation of the houses of Ukrainian citizens who have been forced to leave the village in the village of Strilkove (temporarily occupied territory of Kherson oblast). The draft is made in the village council, under the lobbying of the village head and backed with the forcibly collected signatures of local deputies. The housing is to be transferred to the servicemen of the Russian army.

During the day of March 19, Ukrainian Air Force launched 1x air strike at Russian anti-aircraft missile system (its type is being finalized), as well as 6x air strikes at the concentrations of personnel and military equipment, and 1x ammunition depot.

Missile troops and artillery units hit 1x Tor anti-aircraft missile system of the Russian army and 2x concentrations of the Russian troops.

Source : The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

See also: Russians shelled 13 settlements in the Kharkiv region with artillery, a woman was injured: photos

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