The two hundred-twenty-first (221) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.
The enemy continues to focus its efforts on attempts to occupy the Donetsk oblast, hold the captured territories, as well as disrupt the active actions of the Defence Forces in certain directions.
The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line, conducting aerial reconnaissance. Attacks civilian infrastructure and civilian homes, violating international humanitarian law, laws and customs of war.
There remains the threat of the enemy launching air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine.
During the current day, the russian occupiers carried out four missile and three air strikes, carried out more than fifteen MLRS attacks on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine.
More than fifteen settlements were affected by enemy strikes. Among them are Ridkodub, Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhzhya, Zaliznychne and Mykolayiv.
The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly.
In other directions, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery:
in the Siverskyш direction – in the areas of Hrynivka and Buchka settlements of Chernihiv oblast and Seredyna Buda, Muraveynya, Fotovyzh of Sumy region;
in the Slobozhanskyi direction – in the areas of the settlements of Vovchansk and Gatishche;
in the Kramatorsk direction – Bilohorivka and Verkhnokamianske;
in the Bakhmut direction – Rozdolivka, Vesele, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Klishchiyivka, Odradivka, Zaitseve, Mayorsk, New York and Yuryivka;
in the Avdiyivka direction – in the areas of Avdiyivka, Netaylove, Pervomaiske, Vodyane, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, Kurakhove, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka.
The enemy did not conduct active offensive actions in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhya directions.
It carried out shelling in the areas of settlements of Novopil, Novosilka, Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Novoukrainka, Zaliznychne, and Hulyaipole.
More than 40 settlements along the contact line were hit by fire in the Southern Buh direction. For conducting reconnaissance and aiming artillery, the enemy made more than seventy UAV flies.
Thanks to the successes of the Defense Forces, a decrease in the level of morale and psychological state of enemy personnel was noted in some directions, which leads to numerous cases of servicemen being captured and leaving their positions.
Before the liberation of the settlement of Lyman, separate units of the enemy tried to withdraw deep into the temporarily occupied territories.
Thus, on September 30, a convoy of civilian cars and minibuses was discovered in the area of the settlement of Shchastya, in which there were more than 200 servicemen from the 2nd Army Corps of the Russian occupation forces.
Delays and reductions in the level of promised payments for participation in the so-called “special military operation” on the territory of Ukraine have a negative impact on servicemen of the armed forces of the russian federation.
According to detailed information, it was confirmed that enemy personnel and military equipment were destroyed on the first of October, namely, the destruction of an ammunition warehouse of the occupiers in the area of Tavriyske settlement of the Kherson region and the destruction of seven tanks and up to ten vehicles in the Chernihivka region of the Zaporizhya region. Information on personnel losses is being clarified.
During the current day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Zaytseve, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Odradivka, Pervomaiske, Spirne and Vyimka settlements.
Aviation of the Defense Forces carried out four strikes during the day.
The destruction of two places of accumulation of weapons and military equipment, as well as two anti-aircraft missile systems of the enemy, was confirmed. In addition, Ukrainian air defense units shot down eight Iranian Shahed attack drones.
Missile forces and artillery during the current day, in particular, hit five command posts, fourteen areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, three warehouses with ammunition and fuel and oil, as well as more than fifteen other important objects of the occupiers .