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Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian forces continue shelling dozens of Ukrainian villages but fail to advance on the ground

July 30, 2022


The one hundred fifty seventh (157) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

The combat, numerical composition and nature of actions of the enemy group remain without significant changes. The occupiers continue to carry out air and missile strikes on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine.

The situation has not changed on the Volyn and Polissya directions. There are no signs of the formation of offensive groups of the armed forces of the republic of belarus and the armed forces of the russian federation in the indicated directions.

In the Siversky direction, the enemy continued to conduct aerial reconnaissance and strike infrastructure objects with barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of border settlements of Chernihiv and Sumy oblasts.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out artillery fire damage in the districts of Kharkiv, Prudyanka, Cherkaski Tyshky, Borshchova, Lisne, Korobochkyne, Mospanove, and Stary Saltiv.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy fired from barrel, rocket artillery and tanks near Asiivka, Protopopivka, Husarivka, Hrushuvaha, Karnaukhivka, Dolyna and Adamivka. It led assault operations in the districts of Brazhivka and Dmytrivka, had no success, left.

In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling was recorded near Kramatorsk, Siversk, Spirne and other settlements. There were airstrikes near Serebryanka and Spirne. The enemy continued conducting aerial reconnaissance by UAVs.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy shelled military and civilian infrastructure in the areas of Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Kodema, Semyhirya, Travneve, Zaytseve, Kostyantynivka, and New York. Launched an airstrike near Soledar. It led assaults in the areas of Vershyna and Travneve, without success. Fighting continues near Semihirya, Zaytseve and Vershyna.

In the Avdiyivka direction, the occupiers shelled the districts of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Opytne, Vodyany, Pisky and Krasnohorivka with tanks, barrel and rocket artillery. Airstrikes were carried out near Selidove, Avdiivka and Pervomaiske. The enemy carried out assaults in the areas of Pisky and Avdiyivka, without success. Fighting continues near Krasnohorivka.

On the Novopavlivsky direction, the enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Maryinka, Vuhledar, Mykilske, Pavlivka, Vremivka, Novosilka and Novopil settlements. He led assault operations in the Maryinka area, was unsuccessful, withdrew. Fighting continues near Pavlivka.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy is shelling civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Zaliznychne, Charivne, Bilohirya, Orihiv, Novoandriivka and Kamianske settlements. Conducted an airstrike near Novomykhailivka and Mali Shcherbaky.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on holding the occupied positions and preventing the advance of our troops. Supports the high intensity of aerial reconnaissance by UAVs.

Conducted systematic shelling of civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Trudolyubivka, Osokorivka, Tokarevo, Karierne, Ivanivka, Lozove, Velyke Artakove, Kobzartsi, Shevchenkove, Shyroke, Posad-Pokrovske, Ukrainka, Partyzanske, Mykolaiv and Dniprovske settlements. Airstrikes near Novohrihorivka and Andriivka.

Conducts active measures to restore the ways of logistical support.

In the waters of the Black Sea, the enemy ship group continues to conduct reconnaissance and isolate the area of hostilities. Carriers of sea-based cruise missiles of the "Caliber" type continue to rotate in the waters of the Black Sea with the aim of launching missile strikes on infrastructure facilities on the territory of Ukraine.

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