❗️🇺🇦🇷🇺⚡️ Report of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation on the progress of the special military operation on the territory of Ukraine - February 1, 2023
▪️The AFU attempted to strike the Novozybkov oil pumping station in the Bryansk region with a Tochka-U missile.
Power lines and the pumping unit operator's building were damaged, there were no casualties among the personnel.
▪️In the Lyman area, Ukrainian units launched a series of counterattacks in the direction of Chervonopopivka and Dibrova.
The Russian motor rifle units, supported by heavy armored vehicles, are actively defending and holding their forward positions.
▪️In the Soledar sector, the Wagner PMC assault squads have liberated the village of Sakko i Vantsetti.
The main battles have shifted to the outskirts of Mykolaivka. Russian units stormed the heights on the approaches to the settlement.
▪️In Bakhmut, Wagner PMC units improved their positions in the area of the Champagne factory and meat processing plant, expanding the zone under their control.
In the southeast, fighting is underway on Garshyna Street, the Russian forces took control of the first buildings of the block of houses in Vatutina Lane.
▪️Street fighting continues in Mar’inka. Russian troops are trying to dislodge combined units of the enemy from the western part of the city.
The availability of supply routes enables the AFU to redeploy reinforcements in spite of high casualties.
▪️In the suburbs of Vuhledar, the frontline has stabilized, the sides are fighting positional battles.
In anticipation of a new offensive, the AFU is transferring reserves from other areas, making up for heavy losses in personnel.
▪️In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the overall intensity of fighting has decreased noticeably. Both sides are pulling in reinforcements and conducting mutual reconnaissance.
Nevertheless, active exchanges of strikes with the use of barrel and rocket artillery continue along the entire front line.
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