The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine published a summary of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine as of the evening of Wednesday, October 5.
“During the day, the occupiers launched three rocket and two air strikes, carried out more than 15 attacks from rocket salvo systems. Objects and the civilian population of more than 20 settlements were damaged by enemy strikes. Among them – Bila Tserkva, Ridkodub, Siversk, Soledar, Bilogorka , Karlivka, Zaporizhzhia, Nikopol, Kryvyi Rih and Myrne,” the summary states.
in the Siversky direction – in the areas of Golyshivske and Pysarivka settlements of the Sumy region;
in the Slobozhansk direction – in the areas of the settlements of Ivashki, Gur’iv Kozachok, Udy, Ridkodub, Vovchansk and Dvorichna;
in the Kramatorsk direction – in the areas of the settlements of Kivsharivka, Kam’yanka, Novolyubivka, Terny, Torske, Ivanivka, Serebryanka, Spirne and Bilogorivka;
in the Bakhmut direction – in the areas of Rozdolivka, Bilogorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Ivangrad, Zaitseve, Odradivka, New York and Yuryivka;
in the Avdiivka direction – in the areas of Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka settlements.
The enemy did not conduct active offensives in the Novopavlovsk and Zaporizhzhya directions.
Fired in the areas of the settlements of Volodymyrivka, Novosilka, Vremivka, Shakhtarske, Zolota Niva, Prechistivka, Pavlivka, Vesele, Chervone, Dorozhnyanka and Mala Tokmachka.
In the South Buz direction, the enemy continues to take measures to regroup and withdraw his units. Fired more than 25 settlements along the contact line. In particular, Velike Artakove, Biloghirka, Blagodativka, Andriivka, Novohredneve, Sukhy Stavok, Luch, Stepova Dolyna, Soldatske, Pravdyne and Myrne.
During the current day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of the settlements of Vyimka, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Mayorsk and Novomykhailivka.
“In the temporarily occupied city of Energodar, the occupiers continue to exert moral and psychological pressure on the workers of the Zaporizhzhya NPP. According to available information, the workers are being threatened to obtain Russian passports and sign employment contracts with the state atomic energy corporation Rosatom,” the General Staff reports.
It is reported about the successes of Ukrainian defenders in the Kherson region.
“As a result of the successful actions of the Defense Forces in the Kherson direction, the enemy units suffered losses and are trying to evacuate the wounded and equipment at the nearest crossings across the Dnipro River. In particular, the enemy moved about 150 wounded servicemen and about 50 units of damaged military equipment to the settlement of Vesele, near the Kakhovskaya HPP equipment,” the General Staff notes.
Enemy losses in killed and wounded in Luhansk region are also reported.
“In the temporarily occupied territory of the Luhansk region, due to the large number of wounded and the overloading of local medical institutions, the enemy has equipped and is using a school as a military hospital. According to preliminary information, there are up to 200 wounded servicemen,” the report said.
The enemy is recruiting soldiers from among the prisoners.
“The command of units of the Russian occupation forces continues to recruit prisoners in order to replenish the losses of personnel. According to preliminary information, more than 650 prisoners from the strict regime correctional colonies of the Stavropol Region agreed to participate in combat operations on the territory of Ukraine,” the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine notes .
At the end of the summary, data on the strikes of the Defense Forces of Ukraine on enemy positions are given.
“During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces carried out more than ten strikes. Hits were confirmed in nine areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as in two enemy anti-aircraft missile complexes. In addition, our air defense units shot down seven enemy UAVs. Six of them – “In one day, the missile forces and artillery hit two control points, twelve areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, as well as ten other important objects of the enemy,” the General Staff said.