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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 18.00, on August 1, 2022

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

2022-08-01 19:00:00 | ID: 68024

Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred fifty nineth (159) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

The situation has not undergone significant changes in the Volyn and Polissya directions.

In the Siversky direction, the enemy fired barrel and rocket artillery at civilian infrastructure in the areas of Senkivka and Lypkivka of the Chernihiv oblast and Staraya Huta, Pavlivka, Pokrovka and Bilopylla in the Sumy oblast. Conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAVs near Hremyach and Hlukhiv. In order to counter the technical means of intelligence, it deployed radio-electronic warfare complexes.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out artillery shelling of the districts of Kharkiv, Prudyanka, Nove and fourteen other settlements. With the forces of the reconnaissance group, it tried to expose the firing positions of our troops, it did not succeed, it withdrew.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy fired tanks and artillery of various calibers on the areas of the settlements of Nortsivka, Chepil, Hrushuvakha, Ridne, Virnopillya, Husarivka, Dibrivne, Dolyna and Adamivka.

In the vicinity of Mazanivka, the Defense Forces exposed and neutralized an enemy reconnaissance group.

In the Kramatorsk direction, due to significant losses of manpower, military equipment and the low level of morale and psychological state of personnel, the enemy did not conduct active offensive actions. He shelled the positions of our troops and civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Siversk, Kryva Luka, Serebryanka, Ivano-Daryivka, Hryhorivka, Zvanivka, Verkhnyokamianske and Spirne from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery. Airstrikes near Serebryanka and Hryhorivka. For the purpose of reconnaissance of logistics support routes and critical infrastructure facilities, the UAV conducted aerial reconnaissance.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy used tanks and artillery near Berestove, Soledar, Bakhmut, Kostyantynivka, Vesela Dolyna, Zaitseve, Vershyna, Kodema, Vesele, and Travneve. It cynically carried out airstrikes on the settlements of Pokrovske, Novoluhanske, Soledar, Vershina, Yakovlivka, Bakhmut and Kodema.

In the area of ​​Yakovlivka, the enemy tried to conduct reconnaissance by the forces of the reconnaissance group. The occupiers were discovered and suffered losses. The rest of the group fled.

The enemy tried to improve the tactical position in the areas of Soledar, Vershyna and Bakhmut with assault actions, but was unsuccessful and retreated.

In the Avdiyiv direction, the enemy fired near Novokalynovoy, Novobakhmutivka, Pisky and Krasnohorivka. Made an air strike near New York. He led assaults in the directions of Avdiyivka and Pisky, without success, hostilities continue.

The enemy did not conduct active offensives in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions. It carried out systematic shelling of civilian and military infrastructure in the areas of Maryinka, Pavlivka, Novosilka, Novopilla, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Hulyaipilske, Orihiv and Kamianske.

Ukrainian soldiers nullified all attempts of the occupiers to advance in the direction of Maryinka. The enemy, in order to identify our troops and adjust the fire, conducted aerial reconnaissance. He continues to regroup, trying to strengthen its troops in the south of Ukraine.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy's main efforts are focused on holding previously occupied positions and preventing the advance of our units.

Conducted shelling from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery along the contact line. Carried out airstrikes near Bila Krynytsia and Andriivka. Conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAV.

The enemy is trying to restore destroyed and damaged bridges and bridge crossings across the Dnipro River by the forces of engineering units.

We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!

Glory to Ukraine!

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