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Ukraine Defense Ministry: With Khariv bridges under fire, Russian military resupplies occupied area via pontoon crossings
July 27, 2022
The one hundred fifty fourth (154) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
russian occupiers continue to carry out air and missile strikes on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine.
The situation has not undergone significant changes in the Volyn, Polissya, and Siversky directions. The enemy shelled Mykolaivka, Tovstodubovo, Volfyne, Senkivka and a number of other settlements. In addition, it periodically carries out aerial reconnaissance of the positions of the defense forces in the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy oblasts.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out fire damage with the use of barrel and rocket artillery, in particular in the areas of the settlements of Kharkiv, Chuguiv, Shevelivka, Krasnopillya and many others. With the help of pontoon crossings brought over water obstacles, it is trying to improve the logistical support of his units.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Nortsivka, Bohorodychne, Dolyna, Chepil, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Adamivka, Mazanivka, Husarivka and others.
In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling was recorded near Kryvya Luka, Zakitne, Spirne, Hryhorivka, Tetyanivka, and other settlements. The enemy launched an air strike near Serebryanka. Actively involved UAV. It led an assault in the area of the Verkhnokamianske settlement, was unsuccessful, and withdrew.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled civilian infrastructure, in particular, in the districts of Bakhmut, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Pokrovske and New York. It led shooting battles in the area of the settlement of Soledar, without success. Conducted a reconnaissance battle near Semihirya. Suffered fire damage and casualties and withdrew. Currently, hostilities are ongoing in the Semihirya and Kodema districts.
In the Avdiyivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy is systematically shelling civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Pisky, Vremivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Karlivka, Opytne, Vuhledar, Hulyaipole, Kamianske and a number of others. An enemy unmanned aerial vehicle was recorded in the Pavlohrad area.
In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on preventing the advance of our troops. The enemy actively uses UAVs for aerial reconnaissance.
Conducted systematic shelling near Osokorivka, Trudolyubivka, Tokarevo, Kiselivka, Partizanske, Kavkaz, Lozove, Prybuzke, Polyana, and Luparevo. Airstrikes near Lyubomyrivka and Novomykolayivka.
The enemy carried out assaults in the Bilohirka area, was unsuccessful and retreated.
In the waters of the Black and Azov Seas, the enemy's naval group continues to carry out reconnaissance, missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine, as well as blocking civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.
Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russian combat deaths top 40,000, says Ukraine.
(Note to readers: figure in parentheses refers to the 24 hours before the bulletin)
The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 27.07 were approximately:
personnel ‒ about 40070 (+200) persons were liquidated,
tanks ‒ 1738 (+1),
APV ‒ 3971 (+12),
artillery systems – 883 (+3),
MLRS ‒ 258 (+0),
Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 117 (+0),
aircraft – 222 (+0),
helicopters – 190 (+1),
UAV operational-tactical level ‒ 726 (+4),
cruise missiles ‒ 174 (+0),
warships / boats ‒ 15 (+0),
vehicles and fuel tanks ‒ 2847 (+12),
special equipment ‒ 75 (+0).
Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kryvyi Rih direction.