The troops of the Russian Federation are conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut and Avdeevsky directions and suffer significant losses in manpower. This was announced on January 16 by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the morning report.
Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces repelled attacks by invaders in the areas of 16 settlements: Belogorovka in the Luhansk region and Verkhnekamenskoye, Krasnopolevka, Disputable, Sol, Bakhmut, Kleschievka, Novobakhmutovka, Velyka Novoselka, Prechistovka, Krasnogorovka, Pobeda, Novomikhailovka, Vodiane, Mayorsk, Maryinka in the Donetsk region.
No enemy offensive groupings were found in the Volyn, Polessky, Seversk directions. At the same time, the settlements of the Sumy and Kharkov regions were subjected to enemy shelling.
Also, numerous enemy shelling from various types of weapons was recorded in the Kupyansky, Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky, Novopavlovsky, Zaporozhye and Kherson directions.
The General Staff clarified that during the day on January 15, the Russian army launched two missile strikes and carried out more than 55 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems, in particular, on the civilian infrastructure of the Zaporozhye, Dnepropetrovsk and Kherson regions.
“The threat of air and missile strikes by the enemy remains,” the Ukrainian military leadership emphasized.
The rocket and artillery units hit one command post, six areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, one ammunition depot and one enemy electronic warfare equipment.
Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine inflicted nine strikes on the concentration areas of the invaders and two strikes on its air defense systems.