(MENAFN- UkrinForm) The Air Force of Ukraine launched seven strikes on the areas of concentration of Russian military, as well as two strikes on the positions of their anti-aircraft missile systems.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this in an evening update published on Facebook, Ukrinform reports
'During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces launched seven strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers, as well as two strikes on the positions of their anti-aircraft missile systems. Our defenders also destroyed a Russian SU-25 attack aircraft and an enemy Orlan UAV,” the report says.
According to the General Staff, Russian troops launched a missile attack and 16 air strikes during the day. The aggressor carried out 14 attacks using multiple launch rocket systems, in particular, on civilian objects of Ochakiv in Mykolaiv region and Antonivka in Kherson region.
The threat of Russian air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high, the General Staff warned.
In the Volyn, Polissia, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna directions, the situation has not changed. No enemy offensive groups have been detected. The areas of Zarutske, Popivka and Sadkiv in Sumy region and Strelecha, Morokhovets, Zelene, Neskuchne, Vovchansk, Budarka, Vilkhuvatka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk and Kamianka in Kharkiv region were shelled.
In the Kupiansk and Lyman direction, the enemy shelled the areas of more than 30 settlements, including Dvorichna, Hrianikyvka, Kucherivka, Kotliarivka, Krokhmalne, Vyshneve in Kharkiv region and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Novoyehorivka, Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Nevske, Pishchane, Kreminna, Dibrova and Bilohorivka in Luhansk region.
In the Bakhmut direction, Zaliznianske, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Mykolaivka, Stupochky, Klishchiivka, Kurdiumivka, New York and Vesele in Donetsk region came under enemy fire. In total, more than 15 settlements were shelled.
In the Avdiivka and Novopavlivka directions, Russian forces used tanks, mortars and artillery to shell Avdiivka, Vodiane, Netaylove, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Bohoyavlenka, Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka, Zolota Nyva and Neskuchne in Donetsk region.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, more than 20 settlements came under enemy fire, including Novopil, Olhivske, Malynivka, Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Stepove in Zaporizhzhia region.
In the Kherson direction, Russian forces attacked 17 settlements, including Mykhailivka, Havrylivka, Mylove, Zmiivka, Novoberyslav, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Mykilske, Antonivka and Kherson.
As Ukrinform reported, from February 24, 2022 to February 7, 2023, the Defense Forces of Ukraine eliminated about 133,190 Russian troops, including 1,030 soldiers over the past day alone.