Russia – Ukraine war updates as of March 3, 2023

Russia - Ukraine war updates as of March 3, 2023

The operational update of the General Staff of Ukraine for the last 24 hours of Russia - Ukraine war as of 6:00 a.m., March 2, 2023.

373 day of the russian large-scale invasion has begun.
On the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivskiy and Shakhtarsk directions of the past day, our soldiers repelled more than 85 enemy attacks. The enemy continues to violate the norms of International Humanitarian Law. Thus, the occupiers carried out 31 air strikes and 3 missile strikes, in particular, on civilian infrastructure in the Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson Oblasts. There are wounded civilians, high-rise apartment buildings and private houses are damaged. In addition, 88 shellings from rocket salvo systems were recorded.
The threat of russian missile strikes is significant throughout the territory of Ukraine.
On the Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly. During the past day, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the settlements of Tymonovychy, Zarechye, Gremyach, Hrinivka of the Chernihiv Oblast; Boyaro-Lezhachi, Atynske, Iskryskivshchyna, Kindrativka, Myropilske, Popivka of Sumy Oblast and districts of 18 settlements of Kharkiv Oblast. Among them are Krasne, Hlyboke, Vesele, Vovchansk, Ohirtseve, Strelecha.
On the Kupyansk and Lymansk directions, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the districts of Bilogorivka, Luhansk region, and Spirnyi, Donetsk Oblast, without success. Fired artillery near 20 settlements. These are, in particular, Dvorichna, Lyman First, Petropavlivka, Kupyansk of the Kharkiv Oblast; Makiivka and Kreminna of Luhansk region and Rozdolivka - Donetsk Oblast.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy does not stop storming the city of Bakhmut. Our defenders repelled attacks in the districts of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bohdanivka and Bakhmut of the Donetsk Oblast Vasyukivka, Zaliznyanske, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Ozaryanivka, Diliivka, Mayorsk, and New York came under enemy fire.
The enemy continues to unsuccessfully attack the positions of our troops in the Avdiyivka and Shakhtar directions. He carried out artillery and mortar shelling in the areas of 18 settlements. Among them are Berdychi, Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Vesele, Bogoyavlenka, Velyka Novosilka and Ugledar of the Donetsk Oblast.
In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, more than 45 settlements were affected by the fire of the occupiers. In particular, Novosilka and Vremivka of the Donetsk Oblast; Zaliznychne, Gulyaipole, Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, as well as Vesele, Beryslav, Chornobayivka, Antonivka, and Kherson.
Russian invaders continue to rob the population in the temporarily captured territory of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast. In particular, from the beginning of February 2023, Russian mercenaries began to actively take cars from residents who did not receive russian passports.
Representatives of the so-called occupation authorities exert pressure on the local population in order to appropriate land plots. The majority of residents of Boivove settlement of Kherson oblast refused to hand over their private plots to the balance of the local occupation administration. As of March 1 of this year, about 200 people from this village were taken to an unknown destination for the so-called filtration measures, and Russian mercenaries are being quartered in their houses.
Over the past day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces has struck 13 airstrikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers. Also, our defenders shot down an enemy Su-25 attack aircraft, a Mi-24 helicopter and 7 unmanned aerial vehicles (1 - Supercam, 2 - Orlan, and 4 - Lancet).
Units of rocket troops and artillery hit 6 areas of enemy concentration and their ammunition depot.

Last, but not the least, russia's losses in manpower for the last 24 hours are as follows:

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