Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces bombard wide areas of Donbas with artillery, rockets and airstrikes but fail to advance on the ground
August 28, 2022
The enemy continues to focus on establishing full control over the territory of Donetsk oblast, the maintenance of captured areas of Kherson, part of Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia and Mykolaiv oblasts.
Aviation and rocket strikes are ongoing in civilian sites in Ukraine.
In Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation without significant changes.
In the Siversky direction, the enemy continues to keep individual units of the Western Military District in the Border districts of Bryansk and Kursk regions. In order to shake the actions of the units of defense forces, the enemy fired at districts of settlements of Hremyach of Chernihiv oblast and Nova Sloboda, Novovasylivka, Iskrykivshchyna and Turya of Sumy oblast. Led air intelligence of the border areas of the UAV.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy fired at tanks, barrel and jet artillery of areas of settlements of Kharkiv, Praudyanka, Protopopivka, Pryshyb, Chepil, Zamulivka, Ruski Tyshky, Bayrak, Petrivka, Mospanove and Velyki Prohody. It struck the Air Force near the Rubizhne. Maintains high intensity of UAV intelligence.
It attempted to improve the tactical near Svitlychny, had no success, and withdraw.
In the Slovyansk direction, enemy near Dovhenke, Dolyna, Dibrivne, Velyka Komyshuvacha and Karnukhivka were recorded.
The opponent tried to move off the offensive and assault actions in the Bohorodychne area, suffered losses and rejected.
In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy continued the fire influence near Slovyansk, Verkhnyokamyanske and Spirne. It struck aviation strikes near Hryhorivka.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy fired at civilian infrastructure in the areas of Bakhmut settlements, Vesela Dolyna, Soledar, Mayorsk and Rozdolivka. The enemy's aviation strokes were affected by the Kodema and Yakovlivka districts. The forces of Ukraine's defense repelled the attacks of the invaders near the Vesela Dolyna.
In the Avdiyivka direction, the enemy fired from the tanks, barrel and jet artillery districts of settlements Nevelske, Opytne, Orlovka, Novooleksandrivka, New York, Krasnohorivka and Pervomaiske. It made an unsuccessful attempt in the area of Pervomaiske, suffered losses and departed.
In the Novopavlivske direction, the enemy continued the shelling near the Vyhledar, Bohoyavlenka, Velyka Novosilka and Novomykhailivka. It tried to improve the tactical position near Pavlivka, there was no success.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy fired from the tanks, barrel and jet artillery districts of Hulyaypoel, Hulyaypilske, Kamianske, Burlatske, Vremivka and Chervone. He struck air strikes near Poltavka.
In the South Buh direction, the enemy carried out shelling of existing weapons in areas of settlements of Mykolaiv, Lupartevo, Stepova Dolyna, Posad-Pokrovske, Shyroke, Partyzanske, Kyselivka, Velyke Artakove, Andriyivka, Olhyne, Knyazivka, Topolyne, Myrne, Kvitneve, Veselyi Kut, Lozove. Aviation strikes were suffered by the territory near Andriyivka and Oleksandrivka. The high activity of enemy reconnaissance UAVs is fixed.
In the waters of the Black and Azov seas, the situation has not undergone significant changes.
Our missile and artillery units continue the fire damage to the clusters of personnel and military equipment of russian invaders. In some directions, the enemy has significant losses.