Armed Forces of Ukraine stops Russian offensive on Bakhmut front, occupiers suffers losses General Staff report

Armed Forces of Ukraine stops Russian offensive on Bakhmut front, occupiers suffers losses General Staff report

UKRAINSKA PRAVDA – TUESDAY, 16 AUGUST 2022, 19:24

Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

On the Bakhmut forehead the occupiers were trying to conduct reconnaissance through combat near the locality of Vershyny but retreated after a fire defeat. Offensive actions and ground support actions near Soledar, Zaitseve, Maiorsk resulted in losses and retreat.

Source: evening report by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook

Details: On the Volyn and Polissia fronts there were no signs of formation of offensive groupings of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus.

On the Siversk forehead Russians launched artillery attacks near Kamianska Sloboda in the Chernihiv region and Hodyne and Svarkove in Sumy Oblast. Russian unmanned aerial vehicles continue to conduct reconnaissance.

On the Kharkiv front Russians launched attacks on the districts of the settlements of Odnorobivka, Sosnivka, Duvanka, Dementiivka, Pytomnyk, Ruska and Cherkaska Lozova, Cherkaski Tyshky, Petrivka, Verkhnii Saltiv, Mospanove, Ivanivka, Korobochkyne and Chepil.

Russians launched an airstrike near Verkhnii Saltov, Husarivka and Sosnivka. There has been remote mining of the area near Peremoha and Ukrainka.

On the Sloviansk front Russians used tanks, tubed and rocket artillery to launch attacks near Hrushuvakha, Krasnopillia, Virnopillia, Ridne, Mazanivka and Dolyna.

In the districts of the localities of Nova Dmytrivka and Divrivne the Russian occupiers used incendiary ammunition.

Near Mazanivka they tried to conduct an offensive but with no success, then retreated.

On the Donetsk front the occupiers make efforts to conduct active offensive action and ground support on the Kramatorsk, Bakhmut and Avdiivka fronts.

On the Kramatorsk front Russian subdivisions launched attacks near Kramatorsk, Verkhnokamianske, Hryhorivka, Pereizne and Rozdolivka using tubed and rocket artillery. Near Ivano-Darivka, supported by aviation, Russians were conducting unsuccessful ground support action, suffered losses and retreated.

On the Bakhmut forehead the occupiers have launched attacks on military and civil infrastructure near Kostiantynivka, Soledar, Shumiv, Yakovlivka and Maiorsk. Russians also launched airstrikes near Yakovlivka and Soledar. They tried to conduct reconnaissance through combat action near Vershyna but retreated after fire defeat. Offensive and ground support action of the occupiers near Soledar, Zaitseve, Maiorsk ended with losses and retreat.

On the Avdiivka forehead Russians launched attacks near Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Oleksandpol, Vodiane, Opytne, Novokalynove and Novobakhmutivka and launched an airstrike near Marinka. The occupiers have been conducting an offensive near Nevelske, fighting continues.

On the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia fronts the occupiers launched artillery attacks near Volodymyrivka, Novoukrainka, Pavlivka, Vuhledar, Novosilky, Charivne, Vremivka, Kamianske, Dorozhnianka and Novopil.

Russians launched airstrikes near Novoandriivka, Pavlivka, and Poltavka. They are conducting an offensive near Novomykhailivka, fighting continues.

On the Pivdennyi Buh forehead the occupiers’ main goal is not to let Ukrainian forces advance and conduct aerial reconnaissance with UAVs.

Russians keep launching attacks from tanks, tubed and rocket artillery near Stepova Dolyna, Nova Zoria, Prybuzke, Shevchenko, Kyselivka, Blahodatne, Shyroke, Kobzartsi, Andriivka, Dobrianka, Osokorivka, Potomkine, Trudoliubivka, Velyka Kostromka and Chervonohryhorivka.

The occupiers launched airstrikes near Posad-Pokrovske, Bila Krynytsia and Lozove. An attempt to carry out offensive action near Novohryhorivka was unsuccessful, they suffered significant losses and retreated.

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