Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russians bombard Zaporizhzhia  district with shells, rockets and airstrikes 

August 21, 2022

 

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation remained without significant changes.

In the Siversky direction, the enemy rotates individual units in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions.

The enemy shelled the areas of Muravyi and Zaliznyi Mist settlements of Chernihiv oblast and Budky and Iskryskivshchyna of Sumy region with barrel artillery.

According to available information, the enemy is closing certain sections of the airspace in the Lipetsk, Voronezh, and Belhorod regions in the period from August 22 to 25 of this year.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Prudyanka, Nove, Ruski Tyshki, Peremoha, Stary Saltiv, Korobochkine, Slobozhanske, and Velyki Prokhody with tanks, barrel and jet artillery. It carried out airstrikes near Stary Saltov and Husarivka.

Artillery shelling was recorded near Krasnopilla, Chervony and Dolyna in the Slovyansk direction. The enemy replenishes ammunition stocks.

Conducted combat reconnaissance in the direction of Petropillia - Dmytrivka, Pasika - Bohorodychne, had no success, left.

Tried to conduct assault and offensive actions in the directions Brazhkivka - Nova Dmytrivka, Dovhenke - Dolyna, Sulyhivka - Dibrivne and Petropillia - Karnaukhivka, suffered losses and retreated.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy continued shelling near Mykolaivka, Siversk, Spirne and Ivano-Daryivka.

On the Bakhmut direction, it used artillery of various calibers near Bakhmut, Yakovlivka, Vesela Dolyna and Kodema, and aviation - near Zaytsevo, Bakhmut and Soledar.

The enemy waged offensive battles in the directions of Pokrovske - Bakhmutske, Semihirya - Zaitseve, Novoselivka - New York. It was strongly repulsed and retreated.

In the Avdiivska direction, the enemy used barrel and rocket artillery to shell the areas of Avdiivka, Maryinka and Pisky settlements.

Airstrikes near Maryinka, Vodyane and Krasnohorivka. It unsuccessfully conducted a combat reconnaissance in the direction of Spartak - Opytne, withdrew.

With offensive and assault actions, it tried to improve the tactical position in the directions Novoselivka Druha - Krasnohorivka, Vesele - Pisky, Oleksandrivka - Maryinka. It retreated with losses.

Enemy units have partial success in the Lozivskyi - Pisky direction.

On the Novopavlivskyi direction, the enemy shelled territories in the Pavlivka, Velyka Novosilka, Prechistivka, and Vuhledar areas. Used aviation for a strike near Novomykhailivka. It made an unsuccessful offensive attempt in the direction of Luhansk - Pobieda.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, shelling from barrel and rocket artillery was recorded near Hulyaipole, Orikhev, Burlatske and Novopola. The areas of the settlements of Hulyaipole, Chervone and Novosilka were hit by airstrikes.

In the Southern Buh direction, the enemy used available means of fire damage to attack military and civilian objects along the contact line. It carried out airstrikes near Olhyne, Novohrihorivka, Tavriyske and Lozove.

With offensive actions, ite tried to advance in the direction of Oleksandrivka - Tavriyske, it did not succeed, and retreated. There is partial success in the direction of Vasylky - Blahodatne.

The enemy's naval group keeps five sea-based cruise missile carriers in readiness for the use of high-precision weapons. Please be reasonable and do not ignore the air warning signals.