On Volynsky, Polessky and Seversky directions without significant changes. The enemy fired cannon artillery at the districts of Yekaterinovka and Obodov in the Sumy region. This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in its morning report on August 22.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy fired from tanks, cannon and rocket artillery near Svetlichny, Slatinoye, Pitomnik, Petrovka, Peschanoe, Gusarovka, Mospanovoe, Krinichny and Prishib.
In the Slavyansk direction, the enemy continued his fire influence near Dibrovnoye, Mazanovka and Dolyna. He tried to conduct an offensive in the directions of Dovgenkoe – Dibrovno, Brazhkovka – Novaya Dmitrovka, but had no success, retreated.
In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling was recorded near Razdolevka, Grigorovka, Verkhnekamensky, Dronovka and Serebryanka. The enemy is trying to launch an offensive in the direction of Spirnoe – Vesele, the fighting continues.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy inflicted a fiery defeat from cannon artillery and MLRS in the areas of the settlements of Soledar, Zaitsevo and Belogorovka. He led an offensive in the directions of Vershina – Kodem and Gladosovo – Kodem, but had no success. On the directions of Stryapovka – Soledar, Pokrovskoye – Bakhmut, Maiskoye – Kodema, Semigorye – Zaitsevo and Gladosovo – Kurdyumovka, hostilities continue.
In the Avdeevka direction, the enemy fired from cannon and rocket artillery near Poprosnoye, Maryinka, Peski, Avdeevka and Nevelskoye. He tried to conduct assault operations in the directions Spartak – Pollnoye, Novoselovka Second – Krasnogorovka, Donetsk – Pervomayskoye, Peski – Nevelskoye, Lozovoye – Nevelskoye, but had no success.
Artillery shelling was recorded in the Novopavlovsk direction near Ugledar, Velikaya Novoselka and Pavlovka.
In the Zaporozhye direction, the invaders carried out a fire defeat in the areas of Dorozhnyanka, Novoselka and Malaya Tokmachka. Air strikes were carried out near the latter and Olgovsky. The enemy was advancing in the direction of Makarovka – Vremovka, had no success, retreated.
In the Yuzhnobuzh direction, the enemy continued shelling from tanks, cannon and rocket artillery of the areas of the settlements of Velikoye Artakovo, Lozovoye, Tavrichesky, Stepnaya Dolina, Pervomayskoye, Kiselevka, Krasnaya Dolina, Potemkino, Pribugskoye, Parutino, Polyana, Novoaleksandrovka and Partizanskoye.
Inflicted air strikes near Zarechny, Belaya Krinitsa and Andreevka.
In the Nikolaev direction, the invaders carried out assault operations in the area of the settlement of Blagodatnoye, with partial success.
The enemy ship grouping in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas is focusing its efforts on blocking civilian navigation in the northwestern part of the Black Sea and hitting military installations and infrastructure in the interior of Ukraine.
Our rocket and artillery units and aviation continue to successfully carry out fire missions in certain areas. The enemy is experiencing an acute shortage of trained and motivated replacements for units that systematically suffer losses.