Russia – Ukraine war updates as of May 10, 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., May 10, 2023.

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

Over the past 24 hours, the russian forces launched 23 missile and 43 air strikes, launched 97 attacks from rocket salvo systems toward Ukraine. The enemy used missiles of various types, most of them were destroyed by Ukraine defenders, but, unfortunately, we also have arrivals. In particular, five S-300 missiles hit in the cities of Kupyansk, Sloviansk, Kramatorsk and Kostiantynivka.

The probability of further missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high, because the enemy continues its terror tactics.

The russian occupiers concentrate main efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka and Maryinka directions - they carried out 46 attacks. The fiercest battles continue for the cities of Bakhmut and Maryinka.

There are no major changes on the Volyn and Poliske directions.

On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy shelled the settlements of Hasychivka, Zaliznyi Myst, Maravyi in the Chernihiv Oblast with artillery; Tovstodubov, Bachivsk, Stari Virky, Iskriskivshchyna, Volfine, Yunakivka, Mogrytsia, Popivka and Slavhorod of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Hoptivka, Varvarivka, Bugruvatka, Ohirtseve, Gatyshche, Pletenivka, Tyche, Mala Vovcha, Budarky, Zemlianka, Vilkhuvatka, Dvorichanske and Khatne on Kharkiv Oblast.

On the Kupyansk direction, the enemy tried to improve the tactical position, conducted offensive actions near the settlements of Masyutivka and Stelmakhivka, but was unsuccessful. Kamianka, Kolodyazne, Krasne Pershe, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Kindrashivka, Lyman First, Tabaivka in the Kharkiv Oblast and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk Oblast were subjected to artillery and mortar fire.

On the Lyman direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the area of Bilogorivka. the settlements of Makiivka, Bilogorivka and Vesele in Luhansk Oblast and Yampolivka and Spirne in Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

The enemy continues to advance on the direction of Bakhmut. During the past day, he conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the city of Bakhmut, as well as in the direction of the settlements of Ivanovske and Stupochki. Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Ivanovske, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Zalizne and New York of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

The russian forces did not conduct offensive operations on the Avdiyivka direction. The airstrike in the Avdyivka area. Russians shelled the settlements of Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Netaylove and Karlivka in the Donetsk Oblast.

On the Marinka direction, units of the defense forces repelled numerous enemy attacks in the area of the city of Marinka. At the same time, in particular, Georgiivka in the Donetsk region came under enemy fire.
The enemy did not carry out offensive operations in the Shakhtarsk direction last day. He carried out an air strike in the area of Velika Novosilka. He shelled the settlements of Novomykhailivka, Vodyane, Vugledar, Prechistivka and Velyka Novosilka.

The enemy shows defending activity on the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions. They carried out airstrikes on Orikhov, Kizomys and Stanislav. They also shelled the settlements of Vremivka and Novopil of the Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Poltavka, Malynyvka, Gulyaipole, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, Novodanilivka, Novoandriivka, Stepove, Kamianske and Plavna in Zaporizhzhia Oblast and Antonivka, Molodizhne and Zelenivka in the Kherson Oblast.

In Energodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast the russian occupiers organized a so-called "evacuation" for family members of Zaporizhzhya NPP workers. Moreover, employees of the power plant are prohibited from leaving the city.

The so-called occupying authorities announced the evacuation of people to Berdyansk and Kyrylivka to recreation centers and hotels. However, those who agreed were taken to the Rostov region, russia and placed in the tent cities.

The situation is somewhat different in Velyka Bilozerka. Last week, most of the collaborators left the settlement in their own vehicles in the direction of Crimea.

Over the past day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces of Ukraine made 8 strikes on areas where the enemy's personnel and military equipment are concentrated, as well as 2 strikes on anti-aircraft missile complexes.

During the last day, our defenders shot down 6 enemy UAVs of various types, 3 of them - Shahed type.
Units of missile forces and artillery hit the control post, 4 areas of concentration of manpower, 2 artillery units in a firing position and the enemy's electronic warfare station.

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

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