Update as of 18.00 on 02.08.2023 on the Russian invasion

❗️ The main points from the report:

➡️ During the day, the Russian Federation conducted another air strike with Iranian Shahed-type strike UAVs in Ukraine. The forces and means of the Air Force, in cooperation with the air defense of other components of the Ukrainian Defense Forces, destroyed 23 attack UAVs.
The enemy launched 5 missile and 86 air strikes and fired 36 times from multiple launch rocket systems.

➡️ There were 33 combat engagements during the day.

➡️ In the Bakhmut sector, the enemy made unsuccessful attempts to regain lost ground west of Kurdyumivka, south of Andriivka and west of Klishchiyivka in the Donetsk region.

➡️ In the Maryinka sector, Ukrainian defense forces continue to hold back the Russian offensive in the area of Maryinka.

➡️ In the Shakhtarsk sector, the enemy launched an air strike near Staromayorske. He made unsuccessful attempts to regain lost ground west of Staromayorsk and north of Urozhayne.

➡️ In the Zaporizhzhya sector, the enemy is focusing its main efforts on preventing further advance of our troops.

➡️ At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct offensive operations in the Melitopol and Berdiansk directions, consolidate their positions, and carry out counter-battery operations.

🔥 Over the past day, the aviation of the defense forces carried out 9 strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment and 1 on the occupiers' anti-aircraft missile system.

🔥 Missile and artillery units struck 20 artillery pieces at firing positions, 1 radar station, 2 control points, 1 area of concentration of weapons and military equipment, 1 air defense system, 1 area of concentration of personnel and 2 ammunition depots of the enemy.