The occupying army of the Russian Federation continues to use its inherent terror tactics and shell numerous civilian objects in Ukraine. Putin’s troops launch missile and air strikes, as well as fire from rocket launchers at military and civilian residents of our country.
During the day of February 12, 84 combat clashes took place at the front. Most of the enemy attacks were in the Avdeev and Marin directions. This is stated in the summary of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the morning of February 13.
The troops of the Russian Federation carried out 5 missile and 113 air strikes, fired 135 MLRS attacks on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of the Russian terrorist attacks among the civilian population, there are victims. Multi-story and private houses, as well as other civil infrastructure, were destroyed and damaged.
On the night of February 13, the invaders attacked Ukraine, using 23 kamikaze drones of the Shahed-136/131 type. 16 attack UAVs were destroyed by the forces and means of anti-aircraft defense.
Vyemka, Kleschievka, New York, Alexandropol, Avdeevka, Lastochkino, Novokalinovo, Konstantinovka, Novomykhailovka, Paraskoveevka, Staromayorskoye of the Donetsk region were under air strikes; Novodarovka, Gulyaipole, Robotino of the Zaporozhye Region; Krupitsa, Krynky, Berislav, Kherson region. More than 110 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, and Nikolaev regions came under artillery fire.
In the zone of responsibility of the operational-strategic troop group “North” in the Volyn and Polesian directions, the operational situation remains unchanged.
In the Seversky and Slobozhansk directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts active diversionary activities to prevent the transfer of our troops to threatening directions, and increases the density of mine-explosive barriers along the state border in the Belgorod region.
In the zone of responsibility of the operational-strategic troop group “Khortytsa” in the Kupyansk direction, our defenders repelled 2 enemy attacks near Synkovka and Tabaevka, Kharkiv region.
In the Lyman direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 3 enemy attacks in Ternov and northern Vesely in the Donetsk region.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the Defense Forces repelled 7 attacks by the invaders near the settlements of Bohdanovka, Ivanovskoe, Andreevka, and Klyshchievka in the Donetsk region.
In the zone of responsibility of the operational-strategic group of troops “Tavriya” in the Avdeevsk direction, Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back the enemy, who is not leaving any attempts to encircle Avdeevka. Our soldiers steadfastly hold the defense, inflicting significant losses on the invaders. Over the past day, the defense forces repelled 22 enemy attacks in the Avdeevka region and 7 more attacks near Tonenko and Nevelsky in the Donetsk region.
In the Mariinsky direction, Ukrainian soldiers continue to hold back the enemy near Georgievka, Pobeda, and Novomykhailovka in the Donetsk region, where 35 attacks were repulsed.
In the direction of Novopavlovsk, our defenders repulsed an enemy attack south of Prechistovka in the Donetsk region.
In the Zaporozhye direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled an enemy attack west of Novopokrovka in the Zaporozhye region.
In the zone of responsibility of the operational-strategic troop grouping “Odessa” in the Kherson direction, the Defense Forces continue to hold positions and repulse the assaults of the occupation troops. Despite significant losses, the enemy does not stop trying to knock our units out of their positions. Over the past day, the enemy has carried out 2 unsuccessful assaults.
At the same time, our soldiers continue their active actions inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying troops, exhausting the enemy along the entire front line. Over the past day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces struck 13 areas where the enemy’s personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated. The forces and means of air defense of Ukraine destroyed 7 reconnaissance UAVs.
Units of the missile forces struck 7 areas of concentration of personnel, one artillery and one anti-aircraft defense of the enemy.
As a reminder, the defenders of the sky of Ukraine spent the next day in combat, destroying 23 kamikaze drones of the Shahed-136/131 type launched by the invaders. On the night of February 12 to 13, they shot down 16 such targets.
Earlier, it was reported that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, plans to tour the capitals of Western Europe. In particular, during the Munich Security Conference, the guarantor can visit Berlin and Paris.
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