Fights for territories liberated by Russia (January 23, updated)

Fights for territories liberated by Russia (January 23, updated)
Source: yandex.ru

12:15 Denis Pushilin’s main statements:

Russian units are advancing on almost all sections of the line of contact in the DPR;

Important heights around Kleshcheevka south of Artyomovsk are almost entirely occupied by RF forces;

The Ukrainian security forces destroyed Soledar, there were practically no whole buildings and structures left in the city;

◾️ The Artyomsol enterprise in Soledar will be restored.

12:03 Starobilsk direction: situation as of 11:00 January 23, 2023

In the Kupyansko-Svatovsky sector, the enemy is conducting reconnaissance of the positions of the RF Armed Forces with the help of small-sized UAVs and sabotage groups located at the forefront.

In Novoselovsky, Ukrainian formations take up positions near the railway station. The continuation of the attack on Kuzemovka was delayed for several days due to bad weather conditions.

One of the DRGs of the 103rd Terodefense Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine operates along the railway tracks in the Novoselovsky-Kuzemovka area, and the SSO detachment of Ukraine operates in the vicinity of Novovodyanoe.

At positions northwest of Kupyansk, trenches and dugouts are being equipped in case of an offensive by the RF Armed Forces. Local residents report the arrival of a convoy of military equipment in the vicinity of Kupyansk.

There are no significant changes in the situation in the Limansky section. Russian servicemen are fixed at the Makeevka-Ploschanka line, equipping additional strongholds.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine conduct artillery fire on various areas along the front line, while not going on the offensive. Small DRGs are unsuccessfully trying to get through the defensive formations of the RF Armed Forces.

In the vicinity of Zarechny, the 1st battalion of the 66th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is deployed. A fire support company of the 107th mod of the TRO, EW crews and Fagot anti-tank systems were transferred to the unit.

12:00 The village of Krasnopolyevka north of Soledar is liberated by Russian troops. This was announced today by the Defense Headquarters of the DPR.

11:56 According to the official data of the DPR JCCC since the beginning of the escalation* as of 11:30 01/23/2023

During the 340 days of escalation in the territory within the borders before the start of the special operation, 648 civilians were killed, incl. 26 children.

On the territory liberated during the special operation, 3773 civilians were killed, incl. 106 children.

In total: 4421 including children – 132.

On the territory within the borders before the start of the special operation, 2378 civilians received injuries of varying severity, incl. 159 children.

87 cases of undermining civilians were registered, incl. 4 children, on mines PFM-1 “Petal”. One of the injured died in the hospital.

In the territory liberated during the special operation, 1,656 civilians were injured, incl. 92 children.

Total: 4034 including children – 251.

Damage:

– 9592 residential buildings;

– 2337 civil infrastructure facilities, incl. 129 medical institutions, 469 educational institutions, 919 social security facilities, 64 critical infrastructure facilities, 756 electricity, water, heat and gas supply facilities.

– 1202 vehicles.

At the moment, it is impossible to establish for certain the data on damage and destruction of residential housing construction and civil infrastructure facilities in the territory liberated during the special operation.

During the 340 days of the escalation of the DPR JCCC, 14,926 facts of firing were recorded, of which 14,595 were using heavy weapons.

In total, the enemy fired 96666 ammunition of various calibers, including 39 missiles from the Tochka-U OTRK, 185 Himars MLRS missiles, 255 BM-27 Uragan MLRS missiles and 12766 MLRS missiles (122 mm), as well as 19673 shells of 155 mm caliber.

11:15 Information about the consequences of night shelling by the Ukrainian Nazis continues to arrive. In the Kiev region at 01:45, 2 houses of the private sector on the street were damaged. Voronikhin and st. Novocherkassk – glazing of windows was broken, roofs were cut, power supply wires were damaged.

10:21 On the operational lines of the DPR JCCC, on January 23, additional information was received about damage as a result of shelling of the Ukrainian cities of the Republic:

Donetsk (Kyiv region):

– st. Voronikhina, 145 “a” – a private residential building; power lines were also damaged;

– st. Novocherkasskaya, 232 – a private residential building.

10:20 According to the operational lines of the DPR JCCC for January 23, information was received about damage as a result of shelling of the Ukrainian cities of the Republic:

settlement Gorlovka (Nikitovsky district):

– st. Koneva, 47 – a direct hit in private housing construction; the house is destroyed.

Information about the consequences of shelling continues to arrive.

09:55 Chronicle of strikes and mutual shelling in the special operation zone during the night of January 22-23, 2023

Russian artillerymen attacked the objects of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Sopych, Kharkovka and Popovka in the Sumy region, as well as in Pesochin, Veterinary, Strelechya, Volchansk and Staritsa in the Kharkov region.

In the Starobelsk direction, the RF Armed Forces worked on concentrations of enemy manpower in Dvurechnaya, Novomlynsk, Petropavlovka, Sinkovka, Kupyansk, Stelmakhovka and Makeevka.

On the Bakhmut (Artyomovsky) direction, Russian troops hit targets in Verkhnekamensky, Artyomovo, Belogorovka, Krasnaya Gora and Bakhmut.

Ukrainian formations, in turn, fired at Kurdyumovka, Mayorsk and Krasnopolyevka.

In the Donetsk direction, the RF Armed Forces attacked the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Avdeevka, Nevelskoye, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Georgievka.

Ukrainian forces shelled Donetsk and Horlivka.

In the Zaporizhia direction, Russian rocket troops and artillery worked out on accumulations of manpower and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Orekhovo, Stepovoe, Shcherbaki, Gulyaipole, Vremyevka and Novodanilovka, as well as in Marganets and Nikopol on the northern bank of the Dnieper.

On the southern sector of the front, the RF Armed Forces delivered strikes against Ukrainian army targets in Kherson, Dudchany, Gavrilovka, Ingulets and Burgunka.

Ukrainian formations, in turn, fired at New Kakhovka.

08:14 Combat pairs of “Rooks”: combat work of Su-25 attack aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces in the zone of a special military operation – video

Attack aviation crews carried out rocket air strikes on military facilities and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Missile launches were carried out in pairs from low altitudes. After the use of aviation weapons, the crews performed a maneuver, releasing heat traps, and returned to the departure airfield.

As a result of combat use, camouflaged fortified field positions and armored vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed.

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