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  • Operational update regarding the #russian_invasion as of 18:00 on July 12, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 12 July 2022 19:24

    Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred thirty-ninth (139) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

    In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the intensification of reconnaissance in order to clarify the positions and nature of the activities of our troops in the areas bordering the republic of belarus is not excluded.

    In the Siversky region, the enemy continues to hold units of the armed forces of the russian federation in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions in order to demonstrate their presence and restrain the actions of units of the Defense Forces. Enemy artillery shelled the settlements of Starykove and Nova Sloboda of the Sumy oblast and Mykolayivka and Karpovychi of the Chernihiv oblast. In this direction, the enemy is actively using UAVs and means of radio-electronic warfare.

    In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out artillery shelling of the city of Kharkiv and the settlements of Sosnivka, Stara Hnylytsia, Ukrainka, Zamulivka, Petrivka, Cherkassky Tyshki, Korobochkine, Prudyanka, Chornoglazivka, Kutuzivka, Stary Saltiv, Nove, Bayrak, Dementiivka and Zolochiv.

    The occupiers tried to dislodge our troops from the Dementiivka district. But our soldiers successfully repelled several assaults on the mentioned village and forced the enemy to retreat.

    In the Slovyansk direction, the invaders shelled the areas of the settlements of Dibrovne, Mazanivka, Adamivka, Barvinkove, Husarivka, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Nova Dmytrivka, Khrestyshche, Nikopol, Sulihivka, and Kostyantynivka.

    Enemy units conducted assaults to improve the tactical position near Krasnopilla, Dovhenke, Mazanivka, and Ivanivka. Ukrainian soldiers skillfully defended themselves, inflicted significant losses on the occupiers and forced them to flee. An enemy reconnaissance attempt ended with the same result in a battle near the Valley.

    The enemy did not conduct active operations in the Kramatorsk direction. Fired at our positions near Mayaky, Raihorodok, Kryvya Luka, Verkhnokamyanske and Pryshyb. It also carried out airstrikes near Serebryanka and Spirne.

    In the direction of Bakhmut, artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of Berestove, Soledar, Vershyna, Novoluhanske, Bakhmut, Yakovlivka, Mayorsk and airstrikes near Berestove, Bilohorivka, Vershina and Yakovlivka.

    When trying to advance in the direction of Spirne - Ivano-Daryivka, the enemy suffered losses from the dagger fire of our defenders and retreated chaotically.

    In the Avdiyivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy, with the aim of restraining the actions of our troops, continues shelling our positions from the available ground weapons along the entire line of contact. It also carried out an airstrike near Novoandriivka.

    In the South Buh direction, the main efforts of the enemy are concentrated on holding the occupied lines. Activated air reconnaissance. The areas of the settlements of Oleksandrivka, Nova Zorya, Osokorivka, Velyka Kostromka, Murakhivka, Lyubomirivka, Polyana, Partyzanske, Blahodatne, Kalynivka, Ternivka and Prybuzke were shelled with barrel artillery.

    The enemy naval group continues to block civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea. In preparation for launching missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine, the enemy maintains six carriers of high-precision weapons.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!