Ukraines Defence Forces repel attacks and hit 11 clusters of Russian manpower General Staff report

Ukraine’s Defence Forces repelled Russian attacks near settlements in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and hit 11 clusters of the invaders’ military manpower over the course of 23 January.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Details: Over the course of the past 24 hours, Russian forces carried out nine missile strikes on the settlements in Kharkiv, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts and 27 airstrikes. They deployed multiple-launch rocket systems [MLRS] to carry out 79 further attacks.

The Russians kept performing offensive operations on the Bakhmut and Avdiivka fronts despite suffering heavy losses. On the Kupiansk front, the invaders’ offensive actions were unsuccessful; all their attacks were repelled by Ukrainian defenders.

The Russians are defending their positions on the Lyman, Novopavlivka, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson fronts.

Over the course of the past 24 hours, Ukraine's Defence Forces repelled the invaders’ attacks in the vicinity of Chervonopopivka in Luhansk Oblast; and Bilohorivka, Rozdolivka, Sil, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Novobakhmutivka, Krasnohorivka, Vodiane and Marinka in Donetsk Oblast.

The Russians kept attacking the settlements along the contact line. Areas in and around Buchky and Mykhalchyna Sloboda (Chernihiv Oblast); Novovasylivka and Kozache (Zaporizhzhia Oblast); and Sopych and Kucherivka (Sumy Oblast) came under Russian artillery fire. Civilians have been killed. In addition, Studenok, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Stukalivka, Vorozhba, Yunakivka and Volfyne (Sumy Oblast) and Huriv Kozachok, Strilecha, Slobozhanske, Zelene, Ternova, Starytsia, Vovchansk, Zemlianky, Novomlynsk, Kamianka and Krasne Pershe (Kharkiv Oblast) were attacked as well.

On the Kupiansk front, the Russians attacked the areas near Dvorichna, Hrianykivka, Kupiansk, Kucherivka, Kyslivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove and Kruhliakivka in Kharkiv Oblast, as well as Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka and Andriivka in Luhansk Oblast.

On the Lyman front, Russian forces fired on Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka, Kreminna, Dibrova and Kuzmyne in Luhansk Oblast.

On the Bakhmut front, areas of 21 settlements came under Russian fire from artillery, tanks and mortars. This refers to Spirne, Vyimka, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Rozdolivka, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Kurdiumivka, Ozarianivka, Maiorsk and New-York in Donetsk Oblast.

On the Avdiivka front, the invaders struck Berdychi, Avdiivka, Vodiane, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Marinka and Novomykahilivka in Donetsk Oblast.

On the Novopavlivka front, the invaders attacked Paraskoviivka, Mykilske, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Neskuchne and Velyka Novosilka in Donetsk with tanks, artillery and mortars.

Russian artillery inflicted damage on settlements on the Zaporizhzhia front, including Komyshuvakha in Donetsk Oblast and Chervone, Huliaipole, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv, Novoandriivka and Stepove in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

On the Kherson front, the occupiers are attacking civilians daily. They deployed MLRS and tubed artillery to fire on Antonivka and Kherson.

Ukraine’s Air Force conducted eight airstrikes on clusters of Russian occupation forces, weapons and military equipment, as well as a strike on a position of an anti-aircraft missile system.

Over the course of the past 24 hours, Ukrainian defenders shot down two Russian Su-25 interceptor jets, one Ka-52 helicopter, one Orlan-10 UAV and two Kh-59 guided air-launched missiles.

Ukraine's Rocket Forces and Artillery units struck three clusters of Russian military personnel and equipment, as well as one logistics storage point.

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