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  • Operational update regarding the #russian_invasion as of 18:00 on July 16, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 16 July 2022 18:14

    Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred forty third (143) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

    russian enemy continues to launch missile attacks on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine. We urge you not to ignore air warning signals.

    The situation has not undergone any significant changes in the Volyn, Polissya, and Siversky directions. In order to demonstrate the presence and constrain the actions of units of the Defense Forces, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops near Zarutske, Starykove and Budivelne of the Sumy oblast.

    In the Slobozhansk direction, the enemy is regrouping units with the aim of further advancing in the direction of the settlements of Barvinkove and Slovyansk.

    The aggressor fired from barrel and jet artillery, tanks and mortars in the areas of the settlements of Kharkiv, Protopopivka, Prudyanka, Dementiivka, Svitlychne, Mykilske, Cherkaski Tyshky, Stary Saltiv, Rubizhne, Korobochkyne, Dolyna, Ivanivka, Barvinkove, Bohorodychne, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Novomykolaivka and Kostyantynivka. Carried out airstrikes near Mospanoveand Bohorodychne.

    On the Sloviansk and Bakhmut directions, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on establishing control over the cities of Siversk and Bakhmut. Continues to use all available means of fire damage along the contact line.

     Shelling of civilian and military infrastructure was recorded in the areas of Siversk, Verkhnokamianske, Oleksandrivka, Nykyforivka, Donetske, Spirne, Travneve, Pokrovske, Soledar, New York, Kodema and other settlements. The occupiers launched airstrikes near New York, Berestove and Soledar.

    With offensive and assault actions, the enemy tried to improve the tactical position in the areas of Ivano-Daryivka, Hryhorivka, Novoluhanske, Semihirya settlements and to establish control over the territory of the Vuhlehirska TPP. There is no success - the Ukrainian soldiers forced the enemy to retreat.

    In the Avdiivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, the occupiers shelled the positions of our troops with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Novobakhmutivka, Novomykhailivka, Volodymyrivka, Kamianske, Vugledar, Nevelske, Vremivka, Bilohirya, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Olhivske, Mali Shcherbaki, Tonenke, Prechistivka, Novopil, Novosilka and others. An airstrike was recorded near Avdiivka.

    In the South Buh direction, the enemy continues to shell with the use of barrel artillery and rocket salvo fire systems along the contact line. Conducted airstrikes in the Potemkine area. The threat of missile strikes on the region's critical infrastructure remains.

    Our units continue to successfully carry out missile and artillery fire missions in the designated directions and maintain a firm defense.

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

    Glory to Ukraine!