Ukrainian Armed Forces Force Russian Troops to Retreat on Bakhmut Front General Staff Report

OLHA HLUSHCHENKO – TUESDAY 23 AUGUST 2022, 07:11

Ukrainian armed forces foiled Russian attempts to advance on several fronts, including the Bakhmut front, where Russian forces attempted to conduct assault operations, but failed and retreated.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information at 06:00 on August 23

Details: Russian forces are deploying electronic warfare systems on the Volyn and Polissia Fronts in areas close to the Ukrainian border.

There is a permanent threat of air strikes and missiles from the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

On the In front of SilvershchynaRussian forces shelled civilian and military infrastructure in towns and villages in Sumy and Chernihiv oblasts using tubular artillery.

Russian forces conducted combat operations in order to maintain their current positions and improve their overall tactical position on the before Slobozhanshchyna.

On the Kharkiv Front, Russian troops used cannons and rockets to fire on areas in and around Odnorobivka, Sosnivka, Tsupivka, Nove, Zamulivka, Dokuchaievske, Pytomnyk, Staryi Saltiv, Velyka Rohan and Ivashky. Russian planes carried out airstrikes near Pytomnyk and Mospanove. The Russians also deployed drones to reconnoitre Ukrainian troop positions and adjust artillery fire.

On the Sloviansk FrontRussian troops used tank guns, tubular artillery and multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) to fire on areas near Nortsivka, Krasnopillia and Dolyna and carried out an airstrike near Bohorodychne.

Russian forces are concentrating their efforts on Donetsk facade, and on the Bakhmut and Avdiivka fronts in particular.

They fired at areas near Hryhorivka, Rozdolivka, Bilenke and Spirne on Kramatorsk Front,

On the Bakhmut Facade, the Russian occupation forces fired on areas near Bakhmut, Maiorsk, Soledar, Zaitseve, Shumy and Kodema. They attempted to carry out reconnaissance in force near Zaitseve and conduct assault operations in the vicinity of Soledar and Kodema, but failed in all cases and withdrew.

On the In front of Avdiivka, the Russians fired on areas in and around Vodiane, Novonakhmutivka, Krasnohorivka, Opytne and Nevelske using tank guns, tube artillery and MLRS. They conducted offensive operations near Krasnohorivka and Pervomaiske, but failed.

Meanwhile, on the In front of NovopavlivkaRussian forces fired on areas in and around Pavlivka, Prechystivka and Vuhledar and tried unsuccessfully to advance near Novomykhailivka and Zolota Nyva.

On the Front of Zaporizhzhiathe Russians fired on areas near Zaliznychne, Orikhiv, Chervone, Burlatske, Zelene Pole, Stepove, Novopavlivka and Novoandriivk and carried out airstrikes on areas in and around Malynivka, Olhivske, Zaliznychne and Novopil.

Russian forces are concentrating their main efforts on the Pivdennyi Buh before maintain their current positions and prevent the Ukrainian army from advancing; they are also taking steps to replenish their losses.

They used tank guns and various types of artillery to fire on the areas of Parutyne, Lymany, Lozove, Shevchenkove, Myrne, Ukrainka, Kyselivka, Potomkyne, Shyroke, Ivanivka, Osokorivka, Dobrianka, Pryshyb and Kvitneve.

In addition, they carried out airstrikes near Trudoliubivka, Potomkyne and Andriivka and used drones to carry out aerial reconnaissance in the area.

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