About this it is said in the building of the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
In total, more than 80 combat clashes took place at the front during the past day.
Yes, in the area of responsibility of OSUV “Pivnich” on Volynskyi and to Poliske directions, the operational situation remains without significant changes.
On Seversky and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts active diversionary activities in order to prevent the transfer of our troops to threatening directions, increases the density of mine and explosive barriers along the state border in the Belgorod region.
In the area of responsibility of the “Khortytsia” OSU on Kupiansky direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled more than 15 enemy attacks in the areas of Synkivka, Ivanivka, Kharkiv Region, and Nadia, Luhansk Region.
On Lymansky direction, the Defense Forces repelled more than 10 enemy attacks in the areas of Bilogorivka, Luhansk Region, Serebryansky Forest, and Spirny, Donetsk Region.
On Bakhmutsky direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled all enemy attacks in the areas of Vasyukivka and Andriivka settlements of Donetsk region. The defense forces of Ukraine continue their assault operations south of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, inflicting losses on the enemy in manpower and equipment, and entrenching themselves at the achieved boundaries.
In the area of responsibility of OSUV “Tavria” on Avdiivskyi direction, the enemy does not stop trying to surround Avdiyivka, but our soldiers firmly hold the defense, inflicting significant losses on the enemy. The enemy’s offensive actions in the districts of Keramik, Avdiyivka, Stepovoy, Tonenko, and Pervomaisky of the Donetsk region were unsuccessful. Here, the Defense Forces repelled more than 15 enemy attacks.
On Marinskyi direction, the enemy conducted fruitless assaults in Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, and Pobeda districts of the Donetsk region, where Ukrainian soldiers repelled more than 20 enemy attacks.
On Shakhtarskyi and Zaporizhzhia directions, our defenders repelled all enemy attacks in the areas of Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, Staromayorskyi of the Donetsk region and to the north of Priyutnoy of the Zaporizhzhia region.
At the same time, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation on Melitopolskyi direction, cause the occupying troops losses in manpower and equipment, exhaust the enemy along the entire front line.
In the area of responsibility of OSUV “Odesa” on Khersonskyi direction, our soldiers are conducting a counter-battery fight, inflicting fire damage on the rear of the enemy.
At night, the Russians attacked Ukraine with aircraft, missiles and UAVs
In total, the enemy carried out 6 missile and 53 air strikes, carried out 54 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. As a result of Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.
Also tonight, the Russian occupiers launched another air and missile attack on Ukraine, using an Kh-59 guided air missile, S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles and 3 Shahed-136/131 attack drones. The forces and means of air defense of Ukraine destroyed one guided air missile Kh-59 and 3 “shahedy”.
Spirne, Klishchiivka, New York, Avdiivka, Novobakhmutivka, Novokalynove, Novomykhailivka, Staromayorske of the Donetsk region were hit by airstrikes; Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Zaporizhzhia Region; Olhivka, Tokarivka, Antonivka, Burgunka, Mykolaivka, Tyaginka of the Kherson region.
About 100 settlements in the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhya and Kherson regions came under artillery fire.
The Armed Forces struck 33 targets of the occupiers
During the past 24 hours, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 12 strikes on areas where the enemy’s personnel, weapons and military equipment are concentrated.
Units of the missile forces hit 7 artillery units, a radar station, an ammunition depot, an anti-aircraft missile complex, and 2 areas where enemy personnel, weapons, and military equipment were concentrated.
- On the evening of Saturday, October 21, Russian terrorists shelled the Kharkiv region. The missile hit the terminal of Novaya Poshta, killing 6 people and injuring 16 others.