Russian Ministry of Defense: Russia accuses Ukrainian forces of mining a dam of a city reservoir in Artemovsk, Donetsk Oblast

July 28, 2022

 

The enemy is suffering considerable losses. High-precision air missile attack launched by Russian Aerospace Forces at a provisional base of 72nd Mechanised Brigade near Artyomovsk has resulted in the elimination of up to 70 servicemen and over 5 armoured vehicles. High-precision attacks launched by Russian Aerospace Forces at the combat positions of Ukrainian troops near Topolinoye (Kherson region) has resulted in the loss of operational capacity of a battalion from 60th Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). Over 130 servicemen of this unit have been eliminated just over the past 24 hours.

 

️ On July 25, during the withdrawal from Pokrovskoye (Donetsk People's Republic), the rests of 15th Battalion from 58th Mechanised Infantry Brigade of  AFU came under hail of fire and resulted shot by militants of 118th Territorial Defence Brigade deployed in the second echelon near Bakhmutskoye.

 

According to reliable information, militants of Ukrainian armed formations in Artemovsk, Donetsk People's Republic, have mined the dam of the city reservoir, which they plan to blow up, after which the Kiev authorities will accuse the Russian Armed Forces of allegedly indiscriminate strikes on hydrodynamic hazardous facilities, following a well-established scenario with extensive spread in the Ukrainian and Western media. If this inhumane provocation comes true, residential neighbourhoods with a population of over 35,000 will be in the potential flood zone.

 

AFU and territorial defence units continue to use residential buildings, educational institutions and other social infrastructure for military purposes.

 

Main Naval Parade dress rehearsal kicks of in St. Petersburg. On the threshold of the Day of the Navy, Russian Defence Ministry's official web site was supplemented with a special section dedicated to the Main Naval Parade and the naval parades at the fleets and the Caspian Flotilla.

 

Russian Defence Ministry has published footage of Western MD engineering sapper units demining the liberated areas in Kharkov region, Grad MRLS crews from artillery units of 1st Army Corps of the DPR People's Militia in combat action and servicemen of military commandant's office of 2nd Army Corps of the LPR People's Militia in operation.