During the day, December 3, 56 combat clashes took place at the front.

The main events from the front line are discussed in the evening report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The russians launched 1 missile and 31 air strikes, carried out 24 MLRS attacks on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of Russian attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population.

The situation in certain areas

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly. No signs of the formation of offensive groups were detected. Certain units of the Armed Forces of Belarus are performing tasks in the border areas with Ukraine.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts sabotage and reconnaissance activities, fires at settlements from the territory of the Russian Federation, and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. About 20 settlements were shelled by the enemy with artillery and mortars.

In the Kupyansk direction, the invaders carried out assault operations in the districts of Synkivka, Kharkiv oblast. There, the Defense Forces repelled 7 attacks.

Synkivka on the map / Photo: Deepstatemap

About 10 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire.

In the Lyman direction, the enemy, with the support of aviation, conducted unsuccessful assaults in the area of Serebryansk forestry of the Luhansk region, where the Defense Forces repelled 3 attacks.

The Russians launched an airstrike in the area of the village of Spirne, Donetsk region. About 10 settlements were affected by enemy artillery and mortar shelling.

In the Bakhmut direction, the occupiers, with the support of aviation, carried out assault operations in the areas of Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka and Andriivka of the Donetsk region. There, the Defense Forces repelled 16 attacks. About 20 settlements, including Minkivka, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Ozaryanivka of the Donetsk oblast, came under artillery and mortar fire.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy, with the support of aviation, conducted unsuccessful assaults in the areas east of Novokalynove, east of Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, Severne, Pervomaiske of the Donetsk oblast. Here, the Defense Forces repelled 14 attacks. About 15 settlements were shelled by the enemy artillery and mortars.

Avdiivka on the map / Photo: Deepstatemap

In the Marinka direction, the enemy, with the support of aviation, conducted unsuccessful assaults in the areas of Maryinka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk oblast, where the Defense Forces repelled 5 attacks.

Ruins of Marinka

Such settlements of Donetsk oblast as Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Heorhiivka, Pobieda, Paraskoviivka, and Katerynivka came under artillery and mortar fire from the occupiers.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful assaults in the area of Staromayorske, Donetsk oblast. About 10 settlements, including Vodiane, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Urozhayne of the Donetsk oblast, were hit by artillery and mortar shelling.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy unsuccessfully tried to restore the lost position 3 times in the areas south of Robotyne, Zaporizhzhia oblast. The enemy also conducted unsuccessful assaults in the Novopokrovka area of the Zaporizhzhia oblast. It carried out an airstrike in the Novodarivka area of the Zaporizhzhia region.

About 25 settlements were shelled with artillery and mortars.

The enemy launched an airstrike in the Krynky area of the Kherson oblast.

The village of Krynky on the left bank of the Kherson region / Photo: Telegram / Denys Kazanskyi

Such settlements as Dudchany, Beryslav, Ivanivka, Sadove, Romashkove of the Kherson oblast and the city of Kherson, as well as Ochakiv of the Mykolaiv oblast were hit by enemy artillery fire.

Left bank of Kherson region

The General Staff assures that Ukrainian troops continue to hold positions on the left bank of the Dnipro River in the Kherson region and continue to inflict fire damage on the enemy.

Retaliation

During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 8 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, 2 on anti-aircraft missile systems and 2 on enemy ammunition depots.

Units of the missile forces inflicted damage on the heavy flamethrower multiple rocket launcher system and the Pantsir anti-aircraft missile and gun system of the Russians.

Also at night, 10 out of 12 UAVs of the Shahed-136/131 type were destroyed.

Earlier, the spokesman of the State Border Guard Service, Andriy Demchenko, said that significant enemy activity was recorded on the border with the Kharkiv region.

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