Over the past day, the Ukrainian military repelled more than 100 Russian attacks in the Kupyansky, Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky and Miner directions, as well as in the areas of Orekhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Kamenka, Avdiyivka and Maryinka of the Donetsk region. This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the morning report on March 8.
It is noted that the military of the Russian Federation carried out 24 air strikes and one missile strike. They used an UAV of the Shahed-136 type, which was shot down. The Russians also carried out more than 60 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems.
Over the past day, the troops of the Russian Federation carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the areas of the settlements of Senkovka and Karpovichi in the Chernihiv region; Starikovo, Belopolye, Golyshevskoe, Pavlovka, Volfino and Grabovskoe – Sumy and districts of 18 settlements of the Kharkiv region. Among them are Udy, Veterinary, Strelechye, Krasnoye, Zelenoye, Ustinovka, Aniskino, Shevyakovka, Dvurechnaya and Zapadnoe.
In the Kupyansky and Limansky directions, the Russians conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the direction of the settlements of Gryanikovka, Belogorovka, Spirnoe, Vyemka, Nevskoye and Fedorovka. Carried out artillery shelling of the areas of the settlements of Putnikovo, Figolevka, Dvurechnaya, Gryanikovka and Krokhmalnoye of the Kharkov region; Novoselovskoe, Stelmakhovka, Nevskoe, Chervonopopovka and Dibrova – Luhansk and Terny, Yampol, Razdolovka and Fedorovka in the Donetsk region.
In the Bakhmut direction, Russian troops continue to storm Bakhmut. In addition, the troops of the Russian Federation conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of the settlements of Berkhovka, Dubovo-Vasilyevka, Orekhovo-Vasilyevka, Bogdanovka, Ivanovskoye and Klishcheevka. Over the past 24 hours, more than 30 unsuccessful attacks have been carried out near Orekhovo-Vasilyevka alone. The artillery shelled the areas of the settlements of Orekhovo-Vasilyevka, Dubovo-Vasilyevka, Bakhmut, Bogdanovka, Stupochki, Predtechino, Aleksandro-Shultino, Dilievka, Zheleznoye and New York.
In the Avdeevka and Miners directions, the Russian Federation carried out unsuccessful offensive operations in the direction of the settlements of Aleksandropol, Kamenka, Severnoye, Vodyanoye, Maryinka and Novomikhailovka of the Donetsk region. More than 20 attacks were committed near Maryinka alone. More than 25 settlements were subjected to enemy shelling, in particular, Berdichi, Orlovka, Avdeevka, Vodyanoye, Pervomayskoye, Nevelskoye, Krasnogorovka, Novomikhailovka, Ugledar and Prechistovka.
In the Zaporozhye and Kherson directions, the troops of the Russian Federation are on the defensive. The areas of more than 30 settlements, not far from the contact line, were shelled, in particular, Olgovskoye, Zatishye, Charivne, Pavlovka, Primorskoe of the Zaporozhye region, as well as Kachkarivka, Milovo, Zmievka, Ivanovka, Kherson and Engineering.