Operational information on Russian invasion (October 4)

The two hundred and twenty-third day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian large-scale invasion.

The enemy is trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, and concentrates its efforts on attempts to disrupt the active actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions. The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line, conducting aerial reconnaissance. Attacks civilian infrastructure and civilian homes, violating international humanitarian law, laws, and customs of war. There remains the threat of the enemy launching air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine.

Over the past day, the occupiers have launched 3 rocket and 12 air strikes, more than 100 attacks from multiple rocket launchers.

More than 20 settlements were affected by enemy strikes. In particular, Bilohorivka, Zaitseve, Maryinka, and Bakhmut.

The situation in the Volyn and Polissia directions has not changed significantly.

In other directions, the enemy fired from tanks and artillery systems of various types:

in the Slobozhansk direction – in the areas of the settlements of Strilecha and Dvorichna;

in the Kramatorsk direction – Bilohorivka, Verkhnokamianske, Serebryanka. He also carried out mining on the routes of the possible advance of units of the Defense Forces;

in the Bakhmut direction – in the areas of Soledar, Bakhmut, Mayorsk, Zaitseve, Yakovlivka;

in the Avdiiv direction – Avdiivka, Maryinka, Novoukrainka, Novomykhailivka, Sukha Balka.

Areas of more than 20 settlements along the contact line were shelled by tanks, mortars, and barrel artillery in the Novopavlovsk and Zaporizhzhya directions. Among them are Novoyakovlivka, Gulyaipilske, Novosilka, Novopil, Zaliznychne and Bohoyavlenka.

In the South Buz direction, more than 25 settlements along the contact line were shelled.

According to available information, units of the newly formed and relocated 3rd Army Corps are unable to effectively perform their assigned tasks. Obsolete and unusable weapons and military equipment, arbitrary abandonment of positions and refusal to perform combat tasks by personnel, consumption of alcoholic beverages, systematic violations of military discipline are the main reasons for the demoralization of servicemen of units of the specified enemy unit.

In the city of Tver, due to the lack of teaching staff and technical specialists, who are involved in the war in Ukraine, training in certain courses has been suspended at the military academy of aerospace defense.

According to available information, the military leadership of the armed forces of the Russian Federation made a decision to transfer to the area of ​​hostilities the units of the Russian Guard troops based in the administrative boundaries of the Siberian Military District and the contingent of Russian troops in Syria.

Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Vyimka, Mayorsk, Spirne, Ozeryanivka, Bakhmutske, Kamianka and Ternovy Pody settlements.

Aviation of the Defense Forces carried out 22 strikes during the past day. It was confirmed that 3 strongholds, 16 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as 3 anti-aircraft missile systems of the enemy were hit. In addition, our air defense units destroyed two enemy UAVs.

Over the past day, missile forces and artillery hit 2 control points, 12 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, 2 warehouses with ammunition, an air defense facility, as well as 5 other important enemy facilities.

We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!