​Ukraines General Staff Operational Report: russians Try to Assault in Bakhmut and Avdiyivka Directions

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A new Orlan-30 just dropped / Photo credit: 54th Mechanized Brigad
A new Orlan-30 just dropped / Photo credit: 54th Mechanized Brigad

The one hundred sixty fifth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues. Ukrainian aviation and missile and artillery units continue to fire at concentrations of manpower, military equipment of russian occupiers, and warehouses with ammunition. As a result of the losses, the enemy's personnel in some areas refused to go into battle and resorted to sabotage

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has released an operational update on the state of warfare as of 06.00, on August 7, 2022.

According to Ukraine’s General Staff operational report, the armed forces of the russian federation are deploying additional forces and means of air defense on the territory of the republic of belarus in the Volyn and Polissya directions. At the same time the occupiers are conducting assault operations in the direction of Bakhmut, are waging offensive battles in the Avdiyivka direction. The enemy also is carrieing out airstrikes in the South Buh direction.

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Ukraines General Staff Operational Report: russians Try to Assault in Bakhmut and Avdiyivka Directions, Defense Express

Key points of the report:

  • In the Siversky direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Hai and Hremyach of the Chernihiv oblast and Novi Vyrky of the Sumy oblast with artillery.
  • In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy fired from barrel and rocket artillery along the entire line of contact. It carried out airstrikes from helicopters near Verkhnyi Saltiv and Pryshyb.
  • In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from artillery of various types in the areas of the settlements of Velyka Komyshuvakha, Brazhkivka, Virnopillya, Sulihivka, Karnaukhivka, Ridne, Dibrivne, Hrushuvaha, Bohorodychne, Nortsivka, and Zalyman. To complicate the conduct of air reconnaissance, the enemy used radio-electronic warfare complexes. It led offensive battles in the area of Bohorodychne and Dolyna, without success.
  • In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Kramatorsk, Karpivka, Siversk, Verkhnyokamianske, Pereizne, Hryhorivka, Donetske, Raihorodok, Zvanivka and Ivano-Daryivka. The occupiers launched an air strike near Spirne with attack aircraft. The enemy tried to carry out an offensive in the Verkhnokamyansk region, but was unsuccessful and retreated.
  • In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy fired near Bakhmut, Kostyantynivka, Soledar, Zaytseve, Yakovlivka, Shumy, Kodema, Bilohorivka, Ivanivka, Vesela Dolyna and Bakhmutske. Airstrikes near Zaitseve and Bakhmut. The enemy conducted assault operations in the directions of Volodymyrivka – Yakovlivka, Pokrovske – Bakhmut, Vidrodzhenya – Vershyna, Novoluhanske – Zaitseve. Ukrainian soldiers held their positions and pushed the invaders back. The russians continues to conduct offensive actions in the directions of Novoluhanske - Kodema, Travneve - Kodema, Semihirya - Zaytseve, the fighting continues.
  • In the Avdiyivka direction, the occupiers shelled the areas of Avdiyivka, Pavlivka, Pisky, Shevchenko, Netaylove, Nevelske, Oleksandropil and New York with barrel, rocket artillery and tanks. Airstrikes were carried out near Mykilske, Kamianka, Avdiivka, Volodymyrivka and Maryinka. The enemy waged offensive battles in the directions of Novobakhmutivka - Krasnohorivka, Spartak - Avdiivka, Vesele - Pisky, had no success, and retreated.
  • In the Novopavlivsky and Zaporizhzhia directions, shelling from barrel and rocket artillery was recorded in the areas of Poltavka, Stepove, Trudove, Novomykhailivka, Biloghirya, Novoandriivka, Novopil, Volodymyrivka, Novosilka, Mala Tokmachka, Vremivka, Orihiv, Zaliznychne, Stepnohirsk, Temyrivka, Charivne settlements. Enemy aircraft operated near Vesele, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky and Novosilka.
  • In the South Buh direction, the enemy fired from tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery along the contact line and in the depth of the defense, trying to hold the occupied positions. It carried out airstrikes near Andriyivka, Bilohirka, and Velyke Artakovo. Conducted intensive aerial reconnaissance of the UAVs.
Ukraines General Staff Operational Report: russians Try to Assault in Bakhmut and Avdiyivka Directions, Defense Express

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