Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces pound towns near Bahmut with artillery and air strikes but fail to advance on the ground

August 10, 2022

 

The one hundred sixty eighths (168) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to Russian military invasion continues.

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation did not change. Until August 11, the first stage of joint operational-tactical training with the combat firing of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus is planned.

There is a threat of the providing by the enemy of missile and aviation strikes from the territory and airspace of the republic of belarus.

In the Siversky direction, the enemy fired at the barrel artillery near Senkivka of Chernihiv oblast.

In the Kharkiv direction, shelling of tanks, barrel and jet artillery in areas of settlements of Udy, Dementiyivka, Nove, Pytomnyk, Ruski Tyshky, Peremoga, Verhniy Saltiv, Staryy Saltiv, Mospanove, Stara Hnylytsa, Husarivka, Korobochkyne, Pyatyhirske, and Shevelivka.

In order to improve the tactical position, the enemy fought the offensive battles in the direction of the Veterynarne - Udy, had no success, suffered losses, and departed. The fighting is ongoing in the direction of Bayrak - Husarivka.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy fired at the districts of the Velyka Komyshuvakha, Dmytrivka, Karnaukhivka, Dovhenke, Virnopilla, Nova Dmytrivka, Bohorodychne and Dolyna.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy was carried out by artillery shelling near Siversk, Hryhorivka, Verkhnokamjansk, Sydorove, and Rayhorod.

In the Bakhmut direction, the invaders were shelling from the barrel, jet artillery, and tanks in the areas of settlements of Konstantynivka, Bakhmut, Ivano-Dariivka, Pokrovske, Zaitseve, Kodema, Kurdyumivka, Bakhmutske, Soledar, Yakovlivka, and Vershyna. Aviation strikes were struck by the assault and army aviation near Spirne, Soledar, Bakhmut, Zaitseve, and Vershyna.

The enemy attempted to conduct assault actions in the directions of Novoluhansk - Spirne, Volodymyrivka - Yakovlivka, Stryapivka - Soledar. It had no success and withdraw.

In the Avdiivka direction, shelling near Mariinka, Avdiivka, Opetne, Pisky, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Petrovske, Netaylove and Krasnohorivka was recorded. The hostile aircraft of assault aviation operated near Krasnohorivka and Mariinka.

The enemy tries to restore the offensive in the direction of Donetsk - Pisky, but fighting continues. The enemy led the attack in the directions of Mineralne - Avdiivka, and Spartak - Avdiivka. It had no success, suffered losses, and withdraw.

In Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions, the occupiers fired from tanks, barrels and jet artillery areas of settlements Kostantynopolske, Novomykhaylivka, Mala Tokmachka, Velykomykhailivka, Pavlivka, Volodymyrivka, Shevchenko, Prychystivka, Velyka Novosilka, Burlatske, Vremivka, Zaliznychne, Stepove, Poltavka, Novosilka, Hulaypole and Mali Shcherbaky. The enemy carried out air strikes near Pavlivka, Vuhledar, and Novosilka.

In the South-Buh direction, the enemy fired at tanks and artillery of various calibers along the line of combat contact and caused aviation strikes near Novohryhorivka, Andriivka, and Olhyne. It led to air intelligence UAVs.

In the waters of the Black Sea, two carriers of sea-based cruise missiles of the Kalibr type are in readiness for the use of high-precision weapons.

There is a threat of missile strikes on military sites and critical infrastructure sites in Ukraine.

The attack aircraft of the Air Force of Ukraine continues to patrol the airspace of Ukraine, and the strike - unreasonably provides fire support to our units in certain operating areas.

The operational update was on 18.00, on August 10, 2022.