Operational information on 20.03.2023
Three hundred and ninety days of a full-scale Russian invasion.
During the day, the enemy carried out 13 air strikes and 4 missile strikes, and 7 attacks from rocket salvo systems.
The level of missile threat remains high throughout the territory of Ukraine.
On the Volyn, Polissya, Siversk, and Slobozhansk directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly. During the day, the enemy shelled the areas of Seredyna-Buda, Sopych, Starykove, Atynske, Kostyantynivka, Kindrativka, Volfine, Oleksandrivka, and Popivka settlements of the Sumy region; Kamianska Sloboda and Khrinivka in Chernihiv region, as well as Hlyboke, Morokhovets, Vovchansk, Zemlianki, Krasne Pershe, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kamianka and Krasne in Kharkiv region.
On the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, Kupyansk, Krokhmalne and Berestov of the Kharkiv region were hit by artillery shelling in turn; Nevske, Pischane, Bilogorivka, and Dibrova in the Luhansk region, as well as Spirne, Torske and Novoselivka in Donetsk region. The enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of Novoselivskyi.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the occupiers do not stop trying to seize the city of Bakhmut. Constant positional battles continue there. At the same time, our defenders repelled enemy attacks in Bohdanivka and Ivanivsky districts. Minskivka, Vasyukivka, Zaliznyanske, Bakhmut, Hryhorivka, Ivanovske, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Diliivka and New York of the Donetsk region came under enemy fire.
On the Avdiivka, Maryinka, and Shakhtarsk directions, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of the settlements of Berdychi, Avdiivka, and Severna. In particular, Novobakhmutivka, Kamianka, Avdiivka, Lastochkine, Krasnohorivka, Gostre, Georgiivka, Maryinka, Vugledar, and Velika Novosilka of the Donetsk region came under enemy fire.
The enemy is defending in the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions. Areas of a number of settlements were shelled. Among them are Olgivske, Malynivka, Gulyaipole, Gulyaipilske, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, Novodanilivka, Novoandriivka and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia region; Vremivka, Novopil, and Novosilka – Donetsk region, as well as Dudchany, Zmiivka, Kozatske, Ivanivka, Antonivka, Zelenivka, Blagovishchenske, Dniprovske, Bilozerka and Berehove of Kherson region.
As they continue to suffer huge losses, the Russian invaders are setting up more and more of their hospitals along the contact line. So, in the village of Rozivka of, the temporarily occupied territory of the Zaporizhzhia region, one of these institutions of the occupiers is located in the building of the local hospital. Over the past day, about 50 seriously wounded servicemen of the Russian army were brought there. Also, in the village of Vysoke, Zaporizhzhia region, the occupiers set up a hospital in the building of a local school. On March 19, a large number of seriously wounded were brought there. For this, the enemy used 4 medical trucks based on KAMAZ vehicles.
During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 9 strikes on the concentration areas of the occupiers, and units of the missile forces and artillery hit 3 areas of concentration of the enemy’s manpower, weapons and military equipment.
Glory to Ukraine!