Over the course of the past 24 hours, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have repelled Russian assaults near 12 cities, towns and villages in Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 06:00 on 3 November

Details: The Ukrainian Armed Forces have repelled Russian attacks in the vicinity of Makiivka, Nevske and Bilohorivka (Luhansk Oblast) and Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Bakhmut, Maiorsk, Pervomaiske, Novomykhailivka, Vodiane, Pavlivka and Prechystivka (Donetsk Oblast).

Russian forces are firing on the Ukrainian Armed Forces along the line of contact, carrying out military engineering tasks to reinforce their positions on several fronts and conducting aerial reconnaissance. They are also continuing to target Ukraine’s critical infrastructure and civilian homes in violation of international humanitarian law and the norms and customs of war.

Over the course of the past 24 hours, Russian forces carried out 3 missile strikes and 24 airstrikes, as well as over 80 attacks using multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS).

More than 20 Ukrainian cities, towns and villages came under Russian fire, including Kupiansk (Kharkiv Oblast), Kremenchuk (Poltava Oblast), Nevske (Luhansk Oblast), Vodiane, Vuhledar, Krasnohorivka and Nevelske (Donetsk Oblast), Smila (Cherkasy Oblast); Nova Kamianka (Kherson Oblast) and Ternovi Pody (Mykolaiv Oblast).

There is an ongoing threat of missile strikes from the territory of Belarus, including with the use of attack UAVs.