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  • Operational update regarding the #russian_invasion as of 06:00 on July 18, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 18 July 2022 07:16

    Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred forty fifth (145) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

    In the Siversky direction, the enemy periodically carries out aerial reconnaissance and artillery shelling of the positions of our troops in the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy oblasts.

    In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is trying to prevent our troops from advancing towards the state border. It carried out shelling in the districts of the city of Kharkiv and the settlements of Derhachi, Pechenigy, Prudyanka, Ruski Tyshky, Pytomnyk, and Korobochkyne. It carried out airstrikes near Verkhnyi Saltiv and Rubizhne.

    In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Novomykolayivka, Dibrovne, Kostyantynivka, Bohorodychne, Mazanivka, Kurulka, Chepil, Virnopillia, Nova Dmytrivka and others with artillery. Made an airstrike near Bohorodychne.

    In the Donetsk direction, enemy units fired on civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Donetske, Siversk, Verkhnokamyanske, Hryhorivka, Ivano-Daryivka, Spirne and other settlements. The enemy is trying to conduct an assault near Hryhorivka, the fighting continues. Our defenders successfully repulsed the assaults in the areas of Verkhnokamianske, Spirne and Serebryanka settlements.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, shelling was recorded near Berestove, Kurdyumivka, Vesela Dolyna, Soledar, Bakhmut, Vershyna, Travneve, and the territory of the Vuhlehirska TPP. The enemy carried out assaults in the areas of Novoluhanske, Semihirya and Vuhlehirska TPP, without success, retreated. Delivered missile and air strikes near Berestove.

    In the Avdiivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the occupiers shelled the positions of our troops with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in particular in the areas of the settlements of Kamyanka, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Kamyanske, Mali Shcherbaky, Prechistivka. Airstrikes were carried out near Novodanylivka and Novoandriivka. Ukrainian soldiers nullified all attempts of enemy assaults in the areas of Kamyanka, Novomykhailivka and Vuhledar settlements. The invaders retreated with losses.

    The enemy used means of radio-electronic warfare to suppress satellite communication channels.

    In the South Buh direction, mutual shelling with the use of barrel and rocket artillery continues along the line of contact. The enemy launched an air strike near Potyomkine. In order to detect changes in the position of our troops and adjust the fire, it conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAVs.

    The enemy's naval group continues to block civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!