Operational information on 18.06.2022
The one hundred fifteenth (115) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas remained without significant changes.
In the Siverskyy direction, the enemy continues to demonstrate the presence of its troops in the border areas of Bryansk and Kursk regions.
In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy is holding back the defense of the previously occupied borders, using the available means of fire destruction and trying to prevent the advance of units of the Defense Forces in the direction of the state border of Ukraine.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Dementiyivka, Pechenigy, Korobochkine, Bayrak, Verkhniy Saltiv, Kharkiv, Kapitolivka and Tsyrkuny.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy used mortars, artillery and rocket-propelled grenade launchers in the areas of the settlements of Hrushuvakha, Dolyna, Morosivka, Pryshib and Chepil. It is trying to create favourable conditions for the continuation of offensive operations in the direction of Izyum – Slovyansk.
In the Krasnopillya area, Ukrainian soldiers inflicted heavy losses on the enemy when it tried to conduct reconnaissance by combat.
In the Lyman direction, the occupiers used artillery near the lighthouses.
In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy continues to fire from barrel and jet artillery in the areas of the settlements of Metolkine, Bila Hora and Ustynivka. It tried to carry out assault operations in order to establish full control over the city of Severodonetsk, but was unsuccessful.
As a result of fire damage and assault, the enemy has partial success in the village of Metolkine, trying to gain a foothold. Our soldiers repulsed the assault in the direction of Syrotyn.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy launched an air strike near Berestove.
In the Avdiivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy continues systematic shelling in order to prevent the regrouping of units of our troops in other directions. It used barrel and jet artillery in the areas of Zhelanne, Orlivka, Opytne, Vodiane, Novodanylivka, Shcherbaky, Malynivka and Temyrivka.
In the South Buh and Tavriya directions, the enemy fired artillery at the districts of Oleksandrivka, Novohryhorivka, Shiroke, Kvitneve, and Pervomaiske.
In the waters of the Black and Azov Seas there is a relocation of the ship-boat composition of the Black Sea Fleet. The enemy continues to suffer significant losses during hostilities on the territory of Ukraine.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine!
Glory to Ukraine!