Update as of 18.00 on 21.07.2023 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 3 Kalibr sea-launched cruise missiles, 4 Iskander land-launched cruise missiles, 6 Oniks cruise missiles, 1 X-59 cruise missile and 1 S-300 anti-aircraft guided missile. In addition, the enemy carried out 12 air strikes and fired 29 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 33 combat engagements over the last day.

➡️ In the Liman sector, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the areas of Nadiya, Makiivka, Nevske in Luhansk region and Serebryansky forest, Dibrova in Donetsk region.

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

➡️ In the Avdiivka sector, under heavy fire from enemy aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled attacks by Russian troops near Pervomaiske, Donetsk region.

➡️ On the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is focusing its main efforts on preventing further advance of our troops. At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct offensive operations in the Melitopol and Berdiansk directions, consolidate on the achieved lines, inflict artillery fire on the identified enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures.

🔥 The aviation of the defense forces carried out 13 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and 3 on the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems over the day.

🔥 Missile and artillery units struck an area of concentration of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment, 2 artillery pieces at firing positions and an enemy electronic warfare station.