Update as of 18.00 22.07.2023 on the Russian invasion

❗️ The main points from the report:

➡️ During the day, the Russian occupiers struck again at the territory of Ukraine using Shahed attack drones. As a result of successful combat work by the Air Force's air defense forces and means, all 5 attack UAVs were destroyed. In addition, the enemy launched 4 missile and 36 air strikes, and fired 23 times from multiple launch rocket systems.

➡️ The enemy is focusing its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka directions, heavy fighting continues. About 30 combat engagements took place over the last day.

➡️ In the Liman sector, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the areas of Nadiya in Luhansk region and Torske and Hryhorivka in Donetsk region.

➡️ In the Bakhmut sector, under heavy fire from enemy artillery, our defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks near Bohdanivka and Ivanivske in the 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 area of Avdiivka.

➡️ In the Maryinka sector, Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the Russian offensive in the areas of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka in Donetsk region.

➡️ In the Shakhtarsk sector, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Novomykhailivka, Donetsk region.

➡️ On the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is focusing its main efforts on preventing further advance of our troops. He made unsuccessful attempts to regain the lost ground in the area south of Novodarivka in Zaporizhzhia region. At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct offensive operations in the Melitopol and Berdiansk directions, consolidate their positions, inflict artillery fire on the identified enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures.

➡️ In the units of the Russian occupation forces deployed in the temporarily occupied Horlivka, Donetsk region, the presence of citizens of Uzbekistan was noted. These individuals arrived in the city of Mariupol to carry out construction work. Upon arrival, their passports were confiscated and they were mobilized into the occupation forces as volunteers.

🔥 The aviation of the defense forces carried out 8 strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment over the day. Also, our defenders destroyed 4 reconnaissance UAVs of operational and tactical level.

🔥 Missile and artillery units destroyed 7 enemy artillery pieces at firing positions over the last day.