Operational information on 19.08.2022
The one hundred seventy-seventh (177) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues.
Russian occupiers’ air and missile attacks on civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine do not stop.
No signs of the creation of offensive groups were found in the Volyn and Polissya directions. The exercises of the Air Force and Air Defense units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus are being held. There is still a threat of the enemy launching missiles and air strikes from the territory and airspace of this country.
In the Siversky direction, the enemy shelled civil and military infrastructure in the areas of Pushkari settlements in Chernihiv oblast and Myropilla and Pavlivka in the Sumy region.
In the Kharkiv direction, Russian killers carried out fire damage from barrel and rocket artillery of civilian infrastructure in the areas of Kharkiv, Protopopivka, Petrivka, Slatyne, Velyki Prohody, Korobochkyne, Milova and Husarivka settlements. Airstrikes were carried out near Stary Saltiv and Yavirske. The enemy maintains a high intensity of UAV reconnaissance.
The occupiers tried to improve their tactical position near Pytomnyk, were repulsed and retreated. They carried out remote demining of the terrain in the districts of Stary and Verkhnyi Saltiv.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery near Dibrivne, Virnopilla, Chepil, and Bohorodychne.
In the areas of Karnaukhivka, Dibrivne, Virnopilla, and Dolyna settlements, the enemy made attempts to break through the defenses of our troops. Suffered losses and ran away in disgrace.
In the Kramatorsk direction, enemy shelling was recorded near Siversk, Hryhorivka, Berestove and Ivano-Daryivka.
The invaders tried to advance near Vyimka and Ivano-Daryivka with offensive and assault actions were repulsed and retreated.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy fired from tanks, barrels and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Svitle, Soledar, Berestove, Vershyna, Bilohorivka, Zalizne, and Yakovlivka. Used aviation for strikes near Soledar and Yakovlivka.
It led offensive and assault actions in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Soledar, Kodema, Bakhmutske, and Zaitseve, it was unsuccessful, it left.
In the Avdiivka region, the areas of Novoukrayinka, Krasnohorivka, Vodyane, Maryinka, Shevchenko, Lastochkyne, Avdiivka and Opytne settlements were affected by fire. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Maryinka, Novoselivka Druga, and Nevelskyi. He led an offensive in the districts of the recompenses of Opytne, Pisky, and Mayorsk, had no success, and withdrew.
On the Novopavlivskyi direction, shelling was recorded near Velyka Novosilka, Pavlivka, Novomykhailivka, and Zolota Nyva. The enemy launched airstrikes near Pavlivka and Novomykhailivka. Near the Novomykhailivka, the enemy unsuccessfully tried to improve the tactical position, suffered losses and retreated.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Samiilivka, Hulyaipole, Preobrazhenka, Mala Tokmachka, Poltavka, Novosilka, Temyrivka, Zaliznychne, and Novoandriivka with barrel and jet artillery and tanks. It carried out airstrikes near Shcherbaki, Dorozhnyanka and Novosilka. Conducted active reconnaissance of the positions of our anti-aircraft troops.
In the South Bug direction, the enemy concentrated on preventing our troops’ advance and replenishing losses. He continued shelling from tanks and artillery of various types along the entire contact line. He carried out airstrikes near Mykolaivske, Nove Zhitta, Pervomaiske, Bila Krynytsia, and Lozove.
It made an attempt to break through our defenses in the area of Kirov settlement with assault actions. With the results of fire damage, it suffered losses and retreated chaotically. For the purpose of conducting aerial reconnaissance, the UAV was actively involved.
In the water areas of the Black and Azov seas, the enemy’s naval group continues to support the actions of the ground land troops, block civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea, and damage objects and infrastructure elements deep in the territory of Ukraine.
Ukrainian defenders inflict losses on the Russian occupiers in all directions where active hostilities continue.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine!
Glory to Ukraine!