Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
APU repulse enemy attacks
The Russian Federation is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Kupyansky, Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky and Shakhtyorsky directions. APU fight back.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine published a summary of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine as of Sunday evening, March 5.
“The Russian Federation is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Kupyansky, Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky and Shakhtyorsky directions. The enemy continues to violate the norms of international humanitarian law, continues to strike, carry out artillery shelling of civilian objects and houses of the civilian population, tries to destroy the critical infrastructure of our country,” the statement said.
It is reported that during the day the enemy launched 23 air and 4 missile strikes, and also made more than 20 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems.
Fighting is taking place near settlements: in the Kupyansky and Limansky directions – near Belogorovka, in the Bakhmutsky direction – near Bakhmut and nearby settlements, in the Avdeevsky and Shakhtersky directions – near Krasnogorovka, Kamenka, Severny, Pobeda and Maryinka.
In the Zaporozhye and Kherson directions, the Russians are on the defensive, but in some areas they are trying to create conditions for going on the offensive.
It is also reported that the aircraft of the Defense Forces in a day delivered 10 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the Russians, and units of missile forces and artillery hit 2 enemy control points in a day.
Recall that from February 24, 2022 to March 5, 2023, the total losses of the Russian army exceeded 153 thousand killed.
Earlier it was reported that since the beginning of the war, 1,800 Russian officers have been killed and wounded.
Russian troops lost almost 5,000 soldiers in a week
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