KATERYNA TYSCHHENKO — FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2022, 6:26 PM
On Friday, September 9, the Ukrainian armed forces managed to repel Russian attacks near 10 different towns and villages. Meanwhile, the Russian occupation forces carried out more than 12 missile strikes and 12 airstrikes during the day.
Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information at 6:00 p.m. on September 9
Details: During the day, Russian aircraft carried out more than 40 sorties and carried out more than 12 missile strikes and more than 12 airstrikes on various targets in Ukraine.
These attacks damaged infrastructure in areas in and around Velyki Prokhody, Starovirivka, Yurivka, Temyrivka, Ternovi Pody, Sukhyi Stavok, Barvinok and Bilohirka.
In addition, the Russian army continued to attack military and civilian infrastructure on various Ukrainian fronts using tanks, combat vehicles and rocket and tube artillery. Russian forces struck the following towns and villages:
on the In front of Silvershchyna: areas in and around Senkivka, Bleshnia and Hai (Chernihiv Oblast) and Stukalivka, Zapsillia, Khodyne, Myropilske and Velykyi Prykil (Sumy Oblast);
on the Kharkiv Front: areas in and around Duvanka, Udy, Prudianka, Velyki Prokhody, Ruski Tyshky, Staryi Saltiv, Cherkaski Tyshky and Petrivka;
on the Sloviansk Front: areas in and around Sloviansk, Dolyna, Krasnopillia, Dmytrivka, Virnopillia and Mykilske;
on the Kramatorsk Front: areas near Bohorodychne, Verkhnokamianske, Siversk, Hryhorivka, Rozdolivka and Ivano-Darivka;
on the Bakhmut Facade: areas in and around New York, Zaitseve, Vesela Dolyna, Maiorsk, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut and Vesele;
on the In front of Avdiivka: areas near Avdiivka, Opytne, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka and Pisky;
on the In front of Novopavlivka: areas near Marinka, Novomykhailivka, Paraskoviivka, Mykilske, Velyki Novosilky, Kurakhove and Pavlivka;
on the Front of Zaporizhzhia: areas in and around Novoandriivka, Orikhove, Novodanylivka and Novopillia;
on the Pivdennyi Buh frontRussian forces used tube and rocket artillery to fire on Ukrainian positions along the entire line of contact.
Additionally, Russian forces have deployed drones to conduct extensive aerial reconnaissance, carrying out a total of more than 60 sorties.
The morale and psychological state of the Russian soldiers deteriorated markedly and cases of desertion became more frequent, due to the heavy losses suffered by the Russian army and a lack of will to participate in combat. In the temporarily occupied territory of Kherson Oblast, near the village of Babenivka Druha, Russian forces were forced to deploy helicopters and weapons to search for deserters and bring them back to battle positions. Unarmed Russian soldiers are also transported, by bus, to Crimea temporarily occupied by Russia via Kalanchak.
Units of the Ukrainian Defense Forces maintain their positions and prevent Russian forces from advancing further into Ukrainian territory. Ukrainian soldiers have succeeded in repelling the attacks in areas near Kostiantynivka, Prudianka, Ruski Tyshky, Virnopillia, Mykolaivka Druha, Zaitseve, Avdiivka, Kamianka, Pobieda and Bezimenne.
During the day, Ukrainian Air Force aircraft supported the actions of Ukrainian ground troops by carrying out more than 10 strikes on Russian strongpoints on the Donetsk and Pivdennyi Buh fronts, destroying military equipment Russians and anti-aircraft defense systems. , and killing a significant number of Russian servicemen.
Ukrainian air defense units shot down at least two Russian drones on different fronts.
In addition, fire missions carried out by the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed or damaged three Russian command and control points as well as a pontoon and hit 28 areas where Russian military personnel and equipment were concentrated. Russian ammunition storage points and artillery positions also came under Ukrainian fire. The losses suffered by the Russian forces have yet to be confirmed.
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