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Defence forces repel more than 60 Russian attacks – General Staff report

Tuesday, 28 February 2023, 05:30
Defence forces repel more than 60 Russian attacks – General Staff report

The Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled more than 60 Russian attacks on 5 fronts on 27 February.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 06:00 on 28 February

Quote: "The Russian Federation is focusing its main efforts on conducting offensive operations on the Kupiansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk fronts. Our warriors repelled more than 60 attacks by the enemy on these fronts yesterday."


Details: Russian forces carried out 8 missile and 32 air strikes, as well as deployed multiple-launch rocket systems to fire 85 times. 

The occupiers attacked the settlements of Tymonovychi and Berylivka in Chernihiv Oblast, Starykove, Brusky, Buvalyne, Kruzhok, Manukhivka, Atynske and Porozok in Sumy Oblast, and Chervona Zoria, Veterynarne, Strilecha, Hatyshche, Vovchansk and Vovchanski Khutory in Kharkiv Oblast. 

On the Kupiansk and Lyman fronts, Russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensives near the settlements of Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Kreminna, Dibrova and Bilohorivka in Luhansk Oblast. Russian artillery attacks were recorded in areas in and around Dvorichna, Lyman Pershyi, Hrianykivka, Kurylivka, Kyslivka and Tabaivka in Kharkiv Oblast, Novoselivske, Nevske, Chervonopopivka and Dibrova in Luhansk Oblast, and Rozdolivka in Donetsk Oblast.


On the Bakhmut front, Ukrainian Defence forces repelled Russian attacks near the settlements of Vasiukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Berkhivka, Yahidne and Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast. In addition, Zaliznianske, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Berkhivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Stupochky, Kostiantynivka, Klishchiivka, Zalizne, Ozarianivka, Maiorsk, Pivdenne and New-York in Donetsk Oblast came under Russian fire.

On the Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk fronts, Russian forces continued to attack the positions of Ukrainian troops and conducted several unsuccessful offensive operations near the settlements of Kamianka, Krasnohorivka and Marinka in Donetsk Oblast. They shelled the settlements of Avdiivka, Lastochkyne, Netailove, Vodiane, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske, Marinka, Bohoiavlenka, Novomykhailivka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne and Vuhledar in Donetsk Oblast with artillery and mortars. 

On the Zaporizhzhia front, more than 20 cities, towns and villages came under Russian fire, including Vremivka and Novopil in Donetsk Oblast, and Komyshuvakha, Olhivske, Malynivka, Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Orikhiv and Novoandriivka in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

On the Kherson front, the Russian occupation forces shelled the areas of 25 settlements in Kherson Oblast, including Havrylivka, Kachkarivka, Vesele, Tiahynka, Inzhenerne, Antonivka, Berehove and the city of Kherson.

Over the last day, Ukrainian Defence forces destroyed 11 Iranian-made Shahed-136 attack UAVs and 1 Zala attack drone. 

The Ukrainian Air Force carried out four strikes on clusters of Russian military manpower. Units from Ukraine's Rocket Forces and Artillery hit one command post, two clusters of Russian occupiers and two of their air-defence system positions. 

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