Ukrainian Armed Forces Repel Russian Attacks Near 3 Settlements General Staff Report


Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled Russian attacks near the city of Kupyansk and the villages of Zaitseve and Novomykhailivka during the day on Friday, September 23.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information at 6:00 p.m. on September 23

Details: Russian forces continue to focus their efforts on trying to establish control over the whole of Donetsk Oblast and maintaining control over previously occupied territories. They also aim to thwart the activity of the Ukrainian Defense Forces [collective name for all Ukrainian military formations involved in the ongoing combat in this country – ed.] on some fronts.

There were no significant changes to the Volyn and Polissia Fronts.

On other fronts, the Russians continued to fire on military and civilian targets using tank guns, mortars and various types of artillery:

  • On the In front of Silvershchyna: areas in and around Shalyhyne, Volfyne, Izdetske and Myropilske (Sumy Oblast);

  • On the before Slobozhanshchyna: areas in and around Hlyboke, Strilecha, Morokhovets, Vesele, Sotnytskyi Kozachok, Vovchansk, Hatyshche, Dvorichna, Husynka, Kamianka, Kupiansk, Artilne, Osynove and Mikhuvatka;

  • On the Kramatorsk Front: Bohorodychne, Yatskivka, Yarova, Tetianivka, Sviatohirsk, Pryshyb, Sloviansk, Platonivka, Donetske, Sydorove, Zakitne, Ozerne, Shchurove and Raihorodok;

  • On the Bakhmut Facade: Siversk, Spirne, Zvanivka, Mykolaivka, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Odradivka, Vesele, Bilohorivka, Rozivka, Zaitseve, Yakovlivka, Maiorsk;

  • On the In front of Avdiivka: Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Kamianka, Opytne, Marinka, Vodiane and Novomykhailivka;

  • Russian forces did not undertake active combat operations on the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia frontsbut used artillery to fire on the following towns and villages: Mykilske, Vuhledar, Volodymyrivka, Prechystivka, Novoukrainka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Vremivka, Pavlivka, Mala Tokmachka, Huliaipilske, Zaliznychne, Poltavka, Novopil and Novosilka;

  • On the Pivdennyi Buh beforeRussian forces fired on more than 37 towns and villages.

During the day of September 23, Ukrainian planes hit 10 areas where Russian military personnel and equipment and two air defense systems were concentrated.

In addition, Ukrainian air defense units destroyed two Russian drones.

Ukrainian rocket and artillery units hit four Russian command posts; two areas where Russian military personnel, weapons and equipment were concentrated; three anti-aircraft systems; an artillery system; and three ammunition storage points.

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