General Staff operational report March 30, 2023 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 400th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 30.03.2023.

During the day, Russian troops launched 1x missile and 3x air strikes, and carried out 5x MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and the civilian infrastructure of the populated areas.

The probability of missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

The Russian army continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, and continues to use terror tactics against the civilian population.

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  • Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Marinka directions: the Russian army is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive actions. The settlements of Bilogorivka, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Marinka remain at the epicenter of hostilities. 47x Russian attacks on the specified axes were repelled.
  • Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna directions: the operational situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been detected. During the day, Russian troops shelled Hirsk (Chernihiv oblast); Novovasylivka, Nova Huta, Stukalyvka, Iskryskivshchyna, and Volfyne (Sumy oblast); as well as Hraniv, Kozacha Lopan, Vovchansk, Zybyne, and Budarka (Kharkiv oblast).
  • Kupyansk and Lyman directions: during the day, Russian troops conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Stelmakhivka, Kuzmyny, and Berestovo. The settlements, namely: Dvorichanske, Zapadne, Dvorichna, Kupyansk, Krokhmalne (Kharkiv oblast); Novoselivske, Nevske, Bilogorivka (Luhansk Oblast); ss well as Kolodyazi, Torske, Siversk, and Spirne (Donetsk oblast) were subjects to artillery fire;
  • Bakhmut direction: the Russian army makes further attempts to seize the town of Bakhmut. However, Ukrainian soldiers courageously hold the city, repel numerous Russian attacks. During the day, Russian military conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Orikhovo-Vasylivka (Donetsk oblast). Minkivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Druzhkivka, and Bakhmut (Donetsk oblast) were shelled.
  • Avdiivka and Marinka directions: the Russian army attempted offensives in the vicinities of Novobakhmutivka, Novokalynovy, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Severne, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, and Marinka (Donetsk oblast), to no success. Russian forces shelled Novokalynovka, Berdychi, Avdiivka, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Heorhiivka, Kurakhove, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk oblast).
  • Shakhtarske direction: during the day, Russian military bombarded Vuhledar, Prechistivka, Zolota Nyva, Shakhtarsk, and Velika Novosilka (Donetsk oblast).
  • Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions: Russian soldiers  shelled the Vremivka and Novopil (Donetsk oblast); Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipilske, and Mali Shcherbaki (Zaporizhzhia oblast); Marganets and Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk oblast); Zolota Balka, Havrylivka, Berislav, Vesele, Burhunka, Antonivka, and Berehove (Kherson oblast); and Ochakiv in Mykolaiv oblast.

During the day, Ukrainian Air Force launched 6x air strikes on the concentrations of Russian troops and military equipment. Ukrainian missile and artillery troops attacked 2x concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, and 2x ammunition depots.

Source : The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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