KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO – SATURDAY, 6 AUGUST 2022, 18:21
The Armed Forces of Ukraine have repelled Russian assaults on the Sloviansk, Bakhmut and Avdiivka fronts.
Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 18:00 on 6 August
Details: Russian forces fired on the areas in and around Velyka Komyshuvakha, Sulyhivka, Dovhenke, Dolyna, Mazanivka, Adamivka, Karnaukhivka, Kurulka, Ridne, Dibrivne, Hrushuvakha, Bohorodychne and Maiak on the Sloviansk front using tubed and rocket artillery.
Russian troops were forced to retreat after an unsuccessful attempt to advance on the western outskirts of Bohorodychne.
On the Bakhmut front, Russian forces fired on the areas in the vicinity of Bakhmut, Soledar, Zaitseve, Yakovlivka, Kodema, Yurivka, Bakhmutske, Berestove, Pokrovske and Ivanhrad. Russian attack and army aircraft carried out airstrikes near Zaitseve, Soledar, Bakhmut, Berestove and Yakovlivka.
In addition, the Russian occupying forces conducted assault operations in an attempt to improve their tactical positions on the following axes: Striapivka – Bakhmutske, Pokrovske – Soledar, Pokrovske – Bakhmut, Volodymyrivka – Yakovlivka, Vidrodzhennia – Vershyna and Pokrovske – Vershyna. The Ukrainian Armed Forces have repelled the Russian assaults on each of those axes, forcing the Russians to retreat.
On the Avdiivka front, Russian forces used tubed and rocket artillery to shell the areas in and around Avdiivka, Pisky, Netailove, Nevelske and Niu-York. Russian attack aircraft carried out airstrikes near Niu-York, Krasnohorivka, Pisky and Marinka.
Russian forces conducted offensive operations in an attempt to break through the Ukrainian defence on several axes: Spartak – Avdiivka, Vesele – Pisky, Novoselivka Druha – Krasnohorivka, Oleksandrivka – Marinka, Kyrylivka – Pavlivka and Prechystivka – Novomaiorske. However, the Ukrainian Armed Forces inflicted significant losses on the Russians and forced them to retreat.
Russian troops did not undertake any offensive operations on the Kramatorsk front, though they continued to use tanks guns and artillery to fire on the areas in the vicinity of Siversk, Serebrianka, Verkhnokamianske, Dronivka, Donetske, Hryhorivka, Riznykivka, Mykolaivka, Spirne, Zvanivka, Pereizne, Kalenyky, Dolyna and Vyimka.
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