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  • Operational update regarding the #russian_invasion as of 18:00 on July 08, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 July 2022 18:49

    Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred thirty-fifth (135) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus are conducting reconnaissance, strengthening countermeasures against technical means of reconnaissance, primarily unmanned aerial vehicles. On the territory of this country, the closure of the airspace over the southern part of the country has been extended until October 7 of this year. The ban on civil aircraft flights has been in effect since February 24 of this year.

    In the Siversky direction, the enemy operates without any particular changes.

    In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is conducting defensive operations and is trying to improve the tactical position in certain areas. Shelled the surroundings and the city of Kharkiv with barrel and rocket artillery, as well as the areas of the settlements of Udy, Dementiivka, Lebyazhe, Pischane, Zamulivka, Petrivka, Pytomnyk, Mospanove, Korobochkyne, Slatyne, Svitlychne, Shevelivka, Peremoha, Verkhniy Saltiv, Nove, and Bayrak. Near Dementiivka, our defenders repelled the enemy's assaults twice and pushed them back. The enemy launched an airstrike near Petrivka.

    In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position of its units. The areas of Dolyna, Mazanivka, Krasnopilla, Husarivka, Novopavlivka, Chervony, Virnopilla and Khrestyshcha were shelled with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery. As a result of fire damage, the enemy's offensive actions in the area of the settlement of Bohorodycne were choked. The occupiers, with losses, withdrew.

    In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy shelled civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Siversk, Serebryanka, Karpivka, Slovyansk and Kryva Luka settlements. An airstrike was recorded near Tetyanivka.

    The defense forces of Ukraine inflicted powerful fire damage on enemy positions in the Verkhnyokamyanske area, which forced the enemy units to withdraw from the settlement.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy fired at our positions near Spirne, Ivano-Daryivka, New York and in the area of the Vuhlehirska TPP. It carried out airstrikes near Berestove and Pokrovske.

    With the support of artillery and operational-tactical aviation, the occupiers unsuccessfully tried to launch an offensive in the areas of the settlements of Spirne and Ivano-Daryivka. They suffered losses and withdrew.

    Fighting continues near Vesela Dolyna.

    In the Avdiyivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, shelling from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery continues along the contact line. The enemy launched airstrikes near Novoandriivka.

    Enemy units tried to conduct offensive actions in the area of Velyke Artakove in the South Buh direction. Ukrainian soldiers quickly suppressed this attempt and chased away the invaders. There remains a great threat of missile strikes on critical infrastructure in the region.

    The enemy's naval group continues to perform tasks in the waters of the Black and Azov seas, the blockade of civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea continues.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!