Over the past day, the Ukrainian military repelled the attacks of the Russian Federation in the areas of the settlements of Gryanikovka and Sinkovka in the Kharkiv region, Stelmakhovka, Krasnopopovka and Kremennaya in the Luhansk region, Vyemka, Fedorovka, Dubovo-Vasilovka, Razdolevka, Paraskoveevka, Berkhovka, Bakhmut, Ivanovskoye, Chasov Yar, Vesele, Vodyanoye, Marinka, Pobeda, Novomikhailovka and Ugledar in the Donetsk region. This was reported in the morning summary of the General Staff on February 18.
It is noted that the main efforts of the Russian army are focused on conducting offensive operations in the Kupyansky, Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky and Miner directions.
During the day, the Russian troops launched 10 missile and 29 air strikes. We carried out 69 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems.
The areas of the settlements of Koloss of the Chernihiv region, Mefedovka, Bachevsk, Esman, Kharkovka, Zarutskoe, Kondratovka, Yunakovka, Zapsilye, Mayskoye and Mezenovka of the Sumy region, as well as Veterinary, Granov, Kazachya Lopan, Strelka, Krasnoye, Borisovka, Borisovka, Vesele, Staritsa, Red First in the Kharkov region.
In the Kupyansky and Limansky directions, Russian troops fired on more than 15 settlements. These are Gryanikovka, Kucherovka, Starch and Berestovoye of the Kharkiv region; Pervomaiskoye, Nevskoye, Krasnopopovka, Kremennaya in the Luhansk region and Kuzmino, Disputed and Razdolevka in the Donetsk region.
In the Bakhmut direction, the Russian Federation attacked more than 20 settlements, in particular, Razdolevka, Zheleznyanskoye, Paraskoveevka, Berkhovka, Bakhmut, Ivanovskoye, Kleschievka, Kurdyumovka and New York of the Donetsk region.
Artillery shelling was recorded in 20 districts of settlements in the Avdeevka and Shakhtyorsk directions. Among them are Avdiivka, Vodyanoye, Veseloye, Pervomayskoye, Krasnogorovka, Marinka, Bogoyavlenko, Bolshaya Novoselka, Zolotaya Niva, Vuhledar and Neskuchnoye in the Donetsk region.
In the Zaporozhye direction, the areas of 25 settlements came under fire from the army of the Russian Federation, including Malinovka, Gulyaipole, Zheleznodorozhnoe, Belogorye, Malaya Tokmachka, Novodanilovka, Orekhov, Novoandreevka, Malye Shcherbaki, Stepnoye, Kamenskoye and Pridneprovskoye of the Zaporozhye region.
In the Kherson direction, Kherson, as well as areas of more than 25 settlements, including Mikhailovka, Novoaleksandrovka, Gavrilovka, Zmievka, Veseloye, Kazatskoye, Ivanovka, Tokarevka, Nikolskoye, Sadovoe and Antonovka of the Kherson region suffered from Russian artillery fire.