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Russia-Ukraine war: Situation at front as of November 30

Russia-Ukraine war: Situation at front as of November 30 illustrative photo (GettyImages)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

The Ukrainian military repelled 24 Russia's attacks in the Lyman direction, and continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction. Units of the missile forces hit 2 enemy ammunition depots, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Russian shelling

During the past 24 hours, 101 combat clashes took place. In total, the enemy carried out 11 missile and 28 air strikes, carried out 43 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas.

As a result of the Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are wounded among the civilian population. Private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

The following areas experienced aviation strikes:

  • Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Kupiansk, Kurylivka of the Kharkiv region;
  • Novomykhailivka, Avdiivka, Novoukrayinka, Donetsk region.

More than 110 settlements in the Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, and Mykolaiv regions came under artillery fire.

The situation at the fronts

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the operational situation remains largely unchanged.

In the Siversk and Slobozhanske directions, the enemy maintains military presence in border areas, conducts active sabotage activities to prevent the transfer of our forces to critical directions, and increases the density of mine-explosive barriers along the state border in the Belgorod region.

In the Kupiansk direction, the enemy launched assault actions near Synkivka and Petropavlivka in the Kharkiv region, where the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 7 attacks.

In the Lyman direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 24 enemy attacks in the areas of Serebryansk forestry in the Luhansk region and further east in Terniv, Yampolivka, and Torske in the Donetsk region.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy conducted unsuccessful assaults near Ivanivske and Andriivka, Donetsk region, where Ukrainian defenders repelled 4 attacks.

In turn, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue their assault operations south of Bakhmut in the Donetsk region, inflict losses on the enemy in manpower and equipment, and consolidate on the achieved boundaries.

In the Avdiivka direction, the occupiers, with the support of aviation, do not stop trying to surround Avdiivka. Our soldiers firmly hold the defense, inflicting significant losses on the enemy.

The enemy's offensive actions near Stepove, Novokalynovoye, east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, south of Tonenke, Severne, and Pervomaiske of the Donetsk region were unsuccessful. Here, the Defense Forces of Ukraine repulsed 22 attacks.

In the Maryinka direction, the Russians, with the support of aviation, conducted unsuccessful assaults in the districts of Krasnohorivka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region, where the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled 11 attacks.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, our defenders repelled 3 enemy attacks south of Prechystivka, Donetsk region.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the Russians unsuccessfully tried 5 times to restore the lost position in the Robotyne area of the Zaporizhzhia region. Also, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 9 enemy attacks northwest of Verbove Zaporizhzhia region.

The offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying forces, and exhaust the enemy along the entire front line.

In the Kherson direction, the Ukrainian Defense Forces will continue to maintain their positions on the left bank of the Dnipro River, continue counter-battery fighting, and inflict fire damage on the enemy's rear.

Russia's losses

During the past day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine made 2 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons, and military equipment and 2 more - on the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems.

Units of the missile forces hit 3 control points, 2 ammunition warehouses, and 2 areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons, and military equipment.

The total number of losses of the Russian army since the beginning of the invasion is 327,580 soldiers.