Update as of 18.00 on 19.07.2023 on the Russian invasion

❗️ The main points from the report:

➡️ During the day, the Russian occupiers launched another massive missile and air strike on the territory of Ukraine, using 16 Kalibr sea-launched cruise missiles, 8 X-22 cruise missiles, 6 Oniks cruise missiles, 1 X-59 guided missile and 32 Shahed attack UAVs.
According to the results of combat operations, the air defense of the Air Force and other components of the Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed 13 Kalibr cruise missiles, 1 X-59 guided missile and 23 Shahed attack UAVs.

➡️ In addition, the enemy carried out 66 air strikes and fired about 30 times from multiple launch rocket systems.

➡️ The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka directions, heavy fighting continues. There were 19 combat engagements over the last day.

➡️ In the Bakhmut sector, under heavy fire from enemy artillery, our defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks near Bohdanivka in Donetsk region.

➡️ In the Avdiivka sector, under heavy fire from enemy aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled the attacks of Russian troops in the vicinity of Nevelske.

➡️ In the Maryinka sector, Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the Russian offensive in the areas of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. The enemy fired at more than 10 localities, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Heorhiivka and Pobeda Donetska.

➡️ At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct offensive operations on the Melitopol and Berdiansk directions, consolidate their positions, inflict artillery fire on the identified enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures.

➡️ The enemy continues to re-equip the civilian infrastructure of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine for its own needs. Thus, the occupiers have set up a military hospital in the house of culture of the Kalanchak village council in Kherson region, where more than 50 Russian invaders are currently being treated for injuries of varying severity and rehabilitated.

🔥 The aviation of the defense forces carried out 5 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel over the day. Also, our defenders destroyed 2 reconnaissance UAVs of operational and tactical level.

🔥 Missile and artillery units struck 3 areas of concentration of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment, 9 artillery pieces at firing positions, 2 air defense systems and an enemy electronic warfare station.