Russia – Ukraine war updates as of April 30, 2023

Russia - Ukraine war updates as of April 30, 2023

Russia - Ukraine war operational update of the General Staff of Ukraine for the last 24 hours of Russia - Ukraine war as of 6:00 a.m., April 30, 2023.

431 day of the russian large-scale invasion has begun.

The russian Federation, despite significant losses, does not give up its plans to occupy our territory. Strikes, fires at both military and civilian targets.

For the last day, the russian occupiers launched 7 missile and 39 air strikes, carried out 50 attacks from rocket salvo systems. There are dead and wounded among the civilian population, destroyed and damaged private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure.

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

russian forces continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdyivka and Maryinka directions - 58 enemy attacks were repelled during the past day. Bakhmut and Maryinka are at the epicenter of hostilities.

On the Volyn and Poliske directions, the operational situation has not undergone significant changes. No signs of formation of enemy offensive groups were detected.

On the Siversk and Slobozhansk directions, the enemy carried out airstrikes on Galaganivka and Leonivka; carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the settlements of Khrinivka, Zarechye, Yeline, Tymonovychy, Leonivka, and Krasnyi Khutir of the Chernihiv Oblast; Ukrainian, Seredyna-Buda Stukalyvka, Iskriskivshchyna, Shpyl, Volfine, Yunakivka and Mogrytsia in the Sumy Oblast, as well as Chervona Zorya, Hoptivka, Krasne, Ternova, Vovchansk, Vovchanski Khutory and Nesterne in the Kharkiv Oblast.

On the Kupyansk direction, the enemy did not carry out offensive actions, actively using unmanned aerial vehicles to adjust artillery fire. Stroivka, Kam'yanka, Topoli, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Liman Pershiy, Kislivka, Berestov in Kharkiv Oblast and Novoselivske in Luhansk Oblast were hit by artillery and mortar attacks.

On the Lyman direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of Bilogorivka. Nevske in Luhansk Oblast and Novosadove, Torske, Bilogorivka, Verkhnokamianske and Rozdolivka in Donetsk oblast were hit by artillery fire.

On the Bakhmut direction, the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions. Fighting continues in the city of Bakhmut. In addition, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of Ivanivskyi and Predtechyny. Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Novomarkove, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Kostyantynivka, Bila Gora, Oleksandro-Shultine, Diliivka, Severnye, Toretsk, Shumy, Pivdenne and New York of the Donetsk oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

On the Avdyivka direction, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the area of Avdyivka and Pervomaiske settlements of the Donetsk oblast, without success. russian shelling reported at Novokalynov, Avdiivka, Karlivka, Vodiane and Pervomaiske.

On the Maryinka direction, enemy attacks were repulsed in the areas of Marinka and Novomykhailivka.

In addition, Krasnohorivka, Pobyeda and Paraskoviivka were subjected to enemy shelling.

The enemy did not carry out offensive operations on the Shakhtarsk direction last day. russian forces fired Bogoyavlenka, Vugledar, Novoukrayinka, Prechistivka, Shakhtarske and Velika Novosilka of the Donetsk oblast.

The enemy continue defending actions on the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions. russian troops shelled, in particular, Vremivka, Novosilka, Novopil, Zelene Pole of the Donetsk oblast; Olhivske, Gulyaipole, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Novoandriivka and Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia and Havrylivka, Zmiivka, Beryslav, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Zymivnyk, Bilozerka, Dniprovske, Kizomys and Kherson.

There is unrest in temporarily occupied Sevastopol. As a result of yesterday's large-scale fire that broke out at an oil depot near Kozacha Bay, 10 oil tanks with a total capacity of about 40,000 tons were destroyed by fire. In this regard, panicked rumors about the inability of Russian air defense to ensure the safety of its own strategic facilities spread through the city. In turn, sensing the beginning of the so-called "hot holiday season" in the temporarily occupied Crimea, Russian servicemen began to write vacation reports, which indicate the places where it will be held on the territory of continental Russia.
It should be noted that this oil base supplied fuel to ships of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation, which launched missile strikes on peaceful cities of Ukraine. Russian terrorists targeted civilians and civilian objects. At the same time, according to available information, there were no casualties as a result of the fire at the oil depot.

Over the past day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces has carried out 3 strikes on areas where personnel are concentrated. Also, our soldiers shot down two enemy UAVs of the "Shahed" type, one reconnaissance "Orlan-10" and another UAV of an unknown type.

Units of rocket troops and artillery hit the area of concentration of enemy manpower, two warehouses of fuel and lubricants, two means of anti-aircraft defense, one artillery unit and another important target of the enemy.

Last, but not the least, during the last day russia's losses in manpower was the following:

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