Ukraine Defense Ministry: Ukraine disputes Russian claim to have captured Pisky
August 14, 2022
The one hundred seventy second (172) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
Up to four battalion tactical groups of the enemy are taking place in the Siverskyi direction. The rotation of the specified units is ongoing.
The enemy shelled the areas of Senkivka in the Chernihiv region and Starykovo, Atynskyi and Zhuravka in the Sumy region with barrel artillery.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy continues shelling from tanks and artillery of various types in the areas of the settlements of Uda, Borshchova, Zolochiv, Bezruky, Nove, Rtyshchivka, Ruska Lozova, Cherkassky Tyshki, Petrivka, Stari Saltiv, Mospanove, Korobochkine, Pryshyb, Bayrak and Chepil.
Carried out airstrikes near Peremogy, Pytomnyk and Verkhniy Saltov.
In the Slavic direction, it was hit by gunfire and rocket artillery near Hrushuvaha, Dolyna, Krasnopill, Dibrivny, Kurulka, Protopopivka, and Nortsivka.
The Ukrainian wars repulsed the assault in the direction of the Valley.
In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy used tanks and MLRS to shell the Verkhnokamyansky, Serebryanka, Spirny, Ivano-Daryivka, Rozdolivka, and Pereizny districts.
The enemy made an attempt to conduct reconnaissance of the positions of our troops in the Serebryanka area, but was hit by fire and retreated. With the same result, an effort to reconnoiter with a battle in the direction of Vesely ended.
The enemy risked an assault near Spirny and Ivano-Daryivka. Everything ended for the occupiers with losses and retreat.
In the Bakhmut direction, shelling was recorded near Kostyantynivka, Bakhmut, Soledar, Shuma, Yakovlivka, Kodem, and Vershyn. The enemy also carried out airstrikes near Soledar, Yakovlivka, and Kodem.
Ukrainian wars inflicted fire damage and neutralized the enemy's reconnaissance group in the direction of Soledar.
The occupiers had the following battles in the directions of Yakovlivka, Soledar, Vershina, Kodem, and Zaitsevo, suffered losses and withdrew. Enemy units had partial success in the direction of Bakhmut.
In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy shelled the districts of Avdiivka, Nevelskyi, Piskivy, Vodyanyi, Karlivka, and New York with the artillery of various calibers. Besides, it launched an airstrike near Krasnohorivka.
The enemy carried out assaults in the direction of Krasnohorivka and Pisky, was unsuccessful, and retreated.
In the Novopavlivskyi and Zaporizhzhya directions, the occupiers fired tanks and artillery near Kostyantynivka, Orikhov, Pavlivka, and ten other settlements. Airstrikes were carried out near Novosilka, Novoandriivka, and Shcherbaki. The enemy continues conducting aerial reconnaissance by UAVs of the operational-tactical level.
The occupiers waged unsuccessful offensive battles in the direction of Pavlivka and Vremivka.
In the South Buzka direction, the enemy fired tanks, barrel artillery, and multiple rocket systems at the areas of Posad-Pokrovske, Oleksandrivka, Olenivka, Myrne, Shiroke, Polyana, Pavlo-Maryanivka, Chervona Dolyna, Kiselyvka, Ternivka, Velike Artakove, Bila Krynytsia, Ivanivka settlements. , Potemkine and Trudolyubivka. Used aviation for strikes near Biloghirka and Veliky Artakovo. Conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAV.
Two Kalibr sea-based cruise missile carriers are ready for use.