On February 1, the

343rd day of the Russian large-scale invasion

began in



Yesterday, on January 31, units of the Defense Forces

repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Yampolivka, Spirne, Rozdolivka, Blagodatne, Krasna Gora, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka and Paraskoviivka settlements of the Donetsk region.

This is stated in the morning summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

According to the General Staff, the occupiers launched

5 air strikes and 6 missile strikes

during the past day .

They carried out more than

65 attacks

from rocket salvo systems.

The civilian infrastructure of settlements in Sumy, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv and Kherson regions was affected.

"The danger of Russian air and missile strikes throughout Ukraine remains high," the General Staff of the Armed Forces warned.

The enemy does not stop offensive actions in the Lymansky and Bakhmutsky directions.

Suffers great losses.

Conducts unsuccessful offensive actions in the Avdiyiv and Novopavliv directions. 

In the Volyn, Poliske, Siversk and Slobozhansk directions

, without significant changes, no offensive groups of the enemy were detected.

The areas of Rozhkovichi, Basivka, Oleksandrivka and Grabovske settlements in the Sumy region and Veterinarne, Strelecha, Hlyboke, Zelene, Neskuchne, Ohirtseve, Vovchansk, Staritsa and Budarka settlements in the Kharkiv region were fired with mortars and artillery. 

In the Kupyansk direction, the

enemy fired at the positions of our troops in the Ivanivka, Kupyansk, Kislivka and Kotlyarivka districts of the Kharkiv region and Novoselivka and Kovalivka districts of the Luhansk region. 

On the Lymanskyi direction

, Novoyehorivka, Nevske, Chervonopivka, Kreminna and Dibrova in the Luhansk region were damaged by fire.

On the Bakhmut direction

, Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Berestov, Belogorivka, Bakhmut, Ivanovske, Predtechine, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Druzhba and Mayorsk of the Donetsk region came under enemy fire.

Berdychi, Tonenka, Severna, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Georgiivka, Maryinka and Pobyeda were shelled

in the Avdiivka direction .

In the Novopavlivskyi direction

, areas of the settlements of Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Novoukrayinka, Bogoyavlenka, Vugledar and Mykilski Dachi of the Donetsk region were damaged by fire.

In the Zaporizhzhia region

, the areas of 20 settlements were affected by the fire, including Vremivka and Novopil in the Donetsk region and Malynivka, Gulyaipole, Charivne, Orihiv and Novodanilivka in Zaporizhzhia.

In the Kherson direction

, the areas of 21 settlements were shelled by rocket launchers, barrel artillery and mortars.

In particular, these are Zolota Balka, Mykolaivka, Tyaginka, Ponyativka, Antonivka, Berehove, Yantarne and Kherson.

There are victims among the civilian population.

The enemy continues to suffer losses.

Thus, another military hospital has been established in the Novoivanyvka district of the Luhansk region.

About 100 Russian servicemen are undergoing treatment.

The severity of the injury is usually underestimated and not recorded in medical records.

After providing minimal assistance, they are sent to the front line.

During the past day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces made

9 strikes on enemy concentration areas and 2 strikes on the positions of its anti-aircraft missile systems.

Rockets and gunners

hit 13 areas of concentration of enemy manpower, 1 command post and 1 ammunition depot.

As reported,

 the Russian occupying forces fired artillery at Bakhmut in the Donetsk region on the afternoon of January 31.

As a result , a

 man and a 12-year-old boy died.

The law enforcement officers say about five injured townspeople.

The Russians caused significant destruction to the city by shelling.

Meanwhile, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, announced

preparations for a new offensive by Russia, stating that the state is already responding to such "preparations for an attempt at revenge."

According to Oleksiy Danilov, Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine, 

Russia is preparing for a serious escalation of the war, which may happen in two or three weeks.

 He did not rule out that the 

Russian Federation may try to mount another attack from the north, south and east

, as happened on February 24, 2022.

Perhaps it will even be timed to coincide with the anniversary of the invasion.

Danilov announced that the

main battles of the war are yet to come.

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