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  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion as of 18:00, on August 7, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 07 August 2022 19:07


    Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred sixty-fifth (165) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

    The enemy is concentrating its efforts on establishing full control over the territories of the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts, maintaining the captured Kherson regions and parts of the Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, and Mykolaiv oblasts, creating favorable conditions for resuming the offensive in certain directions, as well as blocking Ukraine's maritime communications in the Black Sea.

    The threat of the russian occupiers launching missile strikes on objects throughout the territory of Ukraine remains.

    There are no major changes on the Volyn, Polissya, and Siversky directions. The enemy carried out aerial reconnaissance and shelled the areas of the settlements of Hai and Hremyach in the Chernihiv region and Novi Vyrky and Mykolaivka in the Sumy oblast with barrel and jet artillery.

    In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy, in addition to artillery fire along the line of contact, carried out airstrikes near Pryshyb, Verkhnyi Saltiv and Rtyshchivka. It also conducted reconnaissance with unmanned aerial vehicles.

    In the Slovyansk direction, shelling was recorded near Dovhenke, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Sulyhivka, Ridne, Bohorodychne, and Krasnopilla. The occupiers tried to conduct an assault near Virnopilla. Ukrainian soldiers suppressed this short-lived attempt and pushed the enemy back.

    Near Bohorodychne and Dolyna, the enemy's reconnaissance battle ended with losses and retreat for the occupiers.

    In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy fired from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Kramatorsk, Siversk, Verkhnyokamianske, Hryhorivka, Raihorodok, and Zvanivka. Made an airstrike near Spirny.

    With offensive actions, the enemy tried to improve the tactical position near Verkhnokamyanske, but was unsuccessful and retreated.

    In the Bakhmut direction, shelling of military and civilian infrastructure was recorded in the areas of Bakhmut, Soledar, Kostyantynivka, Yakovlivka, Pokrovske, Vershina, Kodema and Bakhmutske settlements. The enemy used aviation near Bakhmut, Soledar and Zaitsevo.

    With the forces of the reconnaissance group, the enemy tried to determine the defense system of our troops near Bilohorivka. The group was discovered and neutralized.

    The enemy carried out offensive and assault actions in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Zaytseve, Yakovlivka and Vershyna, without success, it retreated. Fighting continues near Kodema.

    In the Avdiivka direction, the invaders fired artillery and tanks in the areas of Avdiivka, Pisky, Shevchenko, Netaylove, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka and New York. Airstrikes were recorded near Avdiivka, Maryinka, Kamianka and Volodymyrivka.

    The russian occupiers tried to break through the defenses of our troops in the direction of the settlements of Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Pisky and Maryinka. Fighting continues.

    Shelling continues along the contact line in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions. The enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Mykilske, Vesele, Novodanylivka, Mali Shcherbaky, Novosilka and Velyka Novosilka settlements.

    In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on preventing the advance of our troops. Supports the high intensity of UAV reconnaissance. Conducted shelling from barrel, rocket artillery and tanks along the entire line of contact. He carried out airstrikes in the areas of Andriivka, Biloghirka, Novomykolaivka, Oleksandrivka, Myrne, Velike Artakove and Tavriyske settlements. He led offensive battles near Blahodatny, had no success, withdrew.

    We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!