March 28, 2023


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Russia-Ukraine war. Live coverage on March 2, 2023

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army said that Russian forces continue to focus attacks in five directions in eastern Ukraine, in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. Within 24 hours, the Ukrainian army repulsed 170 attacks.

“The main efforts of the enemy are focused on the directions of Kuban, Liman, Pakhmuk, Avdev and Shakhtar,” the headquarters said in a statement on Thursday morning.

In the northern part of the front, it attacked enemy forces in the Kremina and Belohorivka area in the Luhansk region and in the vicinity of Spern in the Donetsk region.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy continues its attacks and storms Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Ukrainian forces repulsed attacks in Orichovo-Vasiliwka, Dubowo-Vasiliwka, Bakhmut and Ivanivsky districts.

To the south, in the directions of Avdeev and Shkhtar, the targets of the Russian attacks were the villages of Kamyanka, Siwern, Wadyan, Niolski and Marginka.

In total, the enemy carried out 14 missile attacks against civilian targets in the Kharkiv, Poltava and Donetsk regions, as well as 21 air strikes and two by Iran’s Shahed-136 kamikaze aircraft. Drones have been shot down. The Russians fired multiple missile launchers 58 times.

The enemy continued artillery fire along the front line and in the regions bordering Russia – Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv.

Russian forces were reported to be on defense in the Zaporozhye and Kherson directions in the south. “In some sectors, the enemy is trying to create conditions for going over to the offensive,” the command said. In addition, more than 45 towns were bombarded by artillery.

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