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  • The operational update regarding the #russian_invasion on 06.00 on June 18, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 18 June 2022 07:20

    The one hundred fifteenth (115) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues. 

    In the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions, the situation has not changed significantly.

    In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is trying to prevent the Defense Forces from entering the state border of Ukraine and the rear of the russian group of troops operating in the Slovyansk direction. In order to restore supply routes through railway overpasses, it plans to lay additional railway branches. russian occupiers fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of Kozacha Lopan, Petrivka, Korobochkine and Pryshyb.

    In the Slovyansk direction, the main efforts of the enemy continue to focus on the offensive in the direction of the city of Slovyansk, the fighting continues. The aggressor carried out systematic artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Dibrivne, Dolyna, Krasnopillya, Hrushuvakha, and Adamivka. In the area of the settlement of Krasnopillya russian enemy tried to resume assault operations, fights proceed.

    In the Donetsk direction, the enemy continues to focus its efforts on the Siverodonetsk and Bakhmut directions.

    There was not active in the Lyman direction. It fired artillery at the Sydorov and Mayaky districts.

    In the Siverodonetsk direction, the enemy continues to fire from artillery and rocket-propelled grenade launchers at the positions of our troops and civilian infrastructure near Lysychansk, Metolkino, Ustynivka and Voronovo.

    Fighting continues for the city of Siverodonetsk. In order to improve the tactical situation, enemy units tried to carry out assault operations outside the city, but were unsuccessful.

    In the Bakhmut direction, in addition to our positions, the enemy fired artillery of various calibres at the civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Zolote, Spirne, Berestove, Soledar, Klynove, and Troitske.

    Not far from Hirske, Berestove and Kodema, Ukrainian troops once again inflicted losses on the enemy. After unsuccessful assaults, the occupiers withdrew.

    As a result of the fire damage by the Defense Forces of Ukraine, units of the 11th Separate Motorized Rifle Regiment of the 1st Army Corps suffered significant losses and were withdrawn from the area of combat operations to restore combat capability.

    In the Avdiivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy did not take active action. It fired on civilian infrastructure from barrel and jet artillery in the settlements of Kamyanka, Avdiivka, Opytne, Volodymyrivka, Novosilka and Shcherbaky.

    In the South Buh direction, in order to deter our troops, the enemy fired artillery, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades at the settlements of Shyroke, Blahodatne, Shevchenkove, Prybuzke and Topolyne. At the same time, the enemy is trying to improve the engineering equipment of the advanced positions and mine dangerous areas along the Inhulets River.

    The enemy continues to suffer losses in manpower and equipment. According to available information, during the past 24hrs, units of the Defense Forces have destroyed at least 30 units of various equipment and weapons of the enemy. The information is currently being clarified and will be published shortly. Explosions of enemy ammunition depots continue. There is an increase in the number of desertions of the russian occupiers.

    We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!

    Glory to Ukraine!