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Operational information on 20.08.2022

20 Aug, 2022
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Operational information on 20.08.2022

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The one hundred seventy eights (178) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues.

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the formation of a strike group of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation on the border of our state was not detected.

The threat of the enemy launching missiles and air strikes from the territory and the Republic of Belarus airspace continues.

In the Siversky region, the enemy continues to hold separate units from the Western Military District in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions to constrain the actions of units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine.

Russian occupiers shelled units of our troops in the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy regions with mortars.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on holding occupied positions. Fired from barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of settlements of Karasivka, Velyki Prohody, Chernyaky, Pischane and Pechenihy.

The enemy carried out airstrikes near Prudyanka and Verkhniy Saltiv and conducted aerial reconnaissance near Ruski Tyshky and Zolochiv.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on resuming offensive operations. They were fired from barrel and rocket artillery in Asiivka, Husarivka, Chepil, Protopopivka and Dovhenke settlements. Made an airstrike near Zalyman.

The occupiers waged offensive battles in the directions Brazhkivka – Novodmytrivka, Sulygivka – Novodmytrivka, Brazhkivka – Virnopilla and Dovhenke – Kurulka. As a result, our soldiers inflicted losses on the enemy and pushed them back.

In the Donetsk direction, the enemy continues offensive actions and concentrates the main efforts in the Bakhmut direction.

In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling from barrel and rocket artillery was carried out in the areas of Kramatorsk, Rozdolivka, Spirne, Zvanivka and Raigorodok. Conducted an airstrike near Ivano-Daryivka.

The invaders tried to launch an offensive in the direction of Spirne - Ivano-Daryivka and Mykolaivka - Vyimka, without success.

In the direction of Bakhmut, shelling from tanks, barrel artillery and multiple rocket launchers was recorded near Mayorsk, Vesela Dolyna, Bakhmut, Kodema and Bilohorivka. In addition, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of the last three settlements.

With offensive and assault actions, the occupiers tried to improve the tactical position in the directions of Stryapivka - Soledar, Pokrovske - Bakhmutske, Pokrovske - Bakhmut, Vershyna - Zaitseve, Vershyna - Kodema, Travneve - Zaitseve, Travneve - Kodema, Semyhirya - Zaytseve, Hladosove - Kodema, success did not have, received a harsh rebuff.

In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy fired from tanks and artillery of various types near Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Krasnohorivka, Sukha Balka, and Nevelske. Carried out airstrikes near Vodane and Maryinka.

It led to unsuccessful offensive battles in Horlivka - Mayorsk, Spartak - Opytne, Donetsk - Pisky, Staromykhailivka - Pervomaiske.

In the direction of Novopavlivka, the enemy shelled the areas of Pavlivka, Elizavetivka, Novosilka, Vuhledar and Novomykhailivka settlements. Led an offensive battle in the direction of Blahodatne - Zolota Nyva, was unsuccessful and withdrew.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy is trying to prevent the advance of units of the Defense Forces. Fired tanks, barrel artillery and MLRS in the areas of the settlements of Velikomykhailivka, Shevchenko, Hulyaipilske, Shevchenkivske, Novoandriivka, Novopil, Olhivske, Shcherbaky, Burlatske, and Stepove. Enemy aviation operated in the areas of Bilohirya, Zaliznychne, Mali Shcherbaky and Mala Tokmachka.

In the South Bug direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on holding the occupied areas and restraining the actions of the Defense Forces. It is trying to improve the tactical position in the Mykolayiv direction.

It carried out shelling from tanks and various caliber artillery near Mykolaiv, Ukrainka, Oleksandrivka and fifteen other settlements. Conducted an airstrike near Olhany. Conducts an offensive battle in the direction of Vasylka - Blahodatne.

The enemy's naval group keeps two Kalibr sea-based cruise missile carriers ready for use.

We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine!
Glory to Ukraine!


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