on Foreign Affairs
Ukraine Defense Ministry: 22 civilians killed in Russian rocket attack on center of the city of Vinnytsia
July 14, 2022
The one hundred forty-first (141) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues.
Russian occupiers cynically continue to attack civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine. After today's rocket attacks on the center of the city of Vinnytsia, the bodies of 22 dead people, including children, have been found so far. 39 people remain on the list of missing persons. In addition, about a hundred people suffered injuries of various degrees of severity.
There are no major changes in the Volyn, Polissya, and Siversky directions. On the last, enemy units shelled the settlements of Doroshivka and Hrabovske of the Sumy oblast.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy is trying to hold the previously occupied lines and positions. It carried out shelling from tanks, mortars, barrels and rocket artillery of the city of Kharkiv and the settlements of Protopopivka, Prudyanka, Svitlychne, Mykilske, Cherkaski Tyshky, Stary Saltiv, and Rubizhne. Airstrikes near Petrivka. Conducted aerial reconnaissance by operational-tactical Orlan-10 UAV near Vasylenko and Shevchenkove.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position of its units. The districts of Dolyna, Ivanivka, Barvinkove, Bohorodychne, Kutuzivka, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Tetyanivka, Novomykolayivka, and Kostyantynivka were shelled with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery. Used aviation to strike the Mayakiv area.
Our soldiers successfully repulsed the enemy's assault in the area of Kurulka settlement.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy continues shelling units of the Defense Forces along the entire contact line. Uses attack and army aviation. Conducts reconnaissance in order to find weak points in the defense of our troops.
Fired at civilian infrastructure in the areas of Siversk, Verkhnyokamianske, Serebryanka, Spirne, New York, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bilohorivka, Vyimka, Semihirya, Travneve, Pokrovske, and others. It carried out airstrikes in particular near New York, Nova Kamiyanka, Yakovlivka, Ivano-Daryivka, and Avdiivka.
The occupiers tried to improve the tactical position in the Verkhnokamyanske and Kamyanka districts and establish control over the Vuhlehirska TPP with offensive and assault actions. Ukrainian soldiers inflicted losses on the enemy with accurate fire and forced them to retreat.
The enemy did not conduct offensive and assault actions in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions. It shelled our positions from artillery in the areas of Novoselivka Persha, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka, Novoukrainka, Vremivka, Olhivske, Temyrivka, Bilohirya, Malynivka, Kamianske, Novoandriivka, Nevelske, Orihiv and others.
In the South Buh region, the enemy carried out systematic shelling of civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Lymany, Posad-Pokrovske, Stepova Dolyna, Prybuzke, Oleksandrivka, Zorya, Kotlyareve, Lyubomirivka, Novomykolaivka, Myrne, Kyselivka, Blahodatne, Kobzartsy, Yakovlivka, Bereznehuvate, Bila Krynytsia, Olhyne, Knyazivka, Ivanivka, Chervonoy Yar and a number of other settlements. Used aviation for a strike near Tavriyske.
In the water areas of the Black and Azov Seas, the enemy's naval group continues to block the northwestern part of the Black Sea and launch missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine.
Russian occupiers continue to suffer losses on the territory of Ukraine, which leads to a further decrease in morale and psychological state.