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  • Operational update regarding russian invasion as of 18.00, December 22, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 22 December 2022 18:33

    The three hundred second (302) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military large-scale invasion continues.

    During the day, the russian occupiers launched 5 missile and 5 air strikes, as well as about 15 MLRS attacks, including a night attack on the civilian infrastructure of the city of Marhanets, Dnipropetrovsk oblast. During the day, the enemy shelled Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk oblast, where there are victims among the civilian population.

    There remains the threat of air and missile strikes on critical infrastructure facilities throughout Ukraine.

    The enemy continues to focus his efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions and does not stop trying to improve the tactical position in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions.

    In the Volyn, Polissya, Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of offensive groups of the enemy have been detected.

    In the Slobozhansky direction, areas of Shevchenka, Stielecha, Neskuchne, Ternova, Starytsa, Vovchansk, Volokhivka, Stroivka and Kupyansk of the Kharkiv oblast were hit by tank, mortar and artillery shelling.

    In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled the districts of Novomlynsk, Krokhmalne, and Berestove in the Kharkiv oblast, and Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk oblast.

    In the Lyman direction, Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Chervonopopivka and Dibrova of the Luhansk oblast were affected by the fire.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled Verkhnokamianske, Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Kurdyumivka, Ozaryanivka, and New York of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Avdiivka direction, the areas of Kostyantynivka, Vodyane, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk oblast were affected by fire.

    In the direction of Novopavlivsk, the enemy shelled the areas of Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Neskuchne, Vuhledar, and Mykilsky of the Donetsk oblast.

    In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy continues mortar and artillery shelling of civilian infrastructure along the right bank of the Dnipro River. More than 25 settlements were damaged. Among them - Novopil of Donetsk oblast; Stepove, Hulyaipole, Shcherbaky, Mala Tokmachka and Dorozhnyanka of the Zaporizhzhia oblast; Manhanets in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast and Novodmytrivka, Kachkarivka, Kherson, Inzhenerne and Lvove in the Kherson oblast. At night, the enemy also launched a rocket attack on the town of Ochakiv, Mykolaiv oblast.

    On December 20 of this year, the Defense Forces struck a concentration of enemy personnel in the Mykolaivka area of the Skadovsk district of the Kherson oblast. As a result, up to 140 servicemen of the russian occupation forces were injured and 8 Kamaz trucks with ammunition were destroyed.

    According to detailed information, the occupiers lost up to 150 people killed and about 50 wounded as a result of the attack on the enemy's field airfield in the Kakhovka district of the Kherson oblast on December 20. Up to 20 units of military equipment of various types were destroyed.

    Units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit the control post, 2 ammunition depots and 3 areas of concentration of the enemy's manpower during the day.

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