Ukrainian Armed Forces repel Russian attacks near 13 settlements, striking critical Russian targets General Staff report

Over the course of the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s defence forces have repelled Russian attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and have struck clusters of Russian military personnel, weapons and equipment, as well as other critical Russian military targets, from the air and from the ground.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 06:00 on 22 November

Details: Over the course of the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s defence forces have repelled Russian attacks in the vicinity of Stelmakhivka (Luhansk Oblast) and Spirne, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Kamianka, Opytne, Vesele, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Marinka and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk Oblast).

Russian forces have carried out 9 air strikes and 7 missile strikes, as well as over 50 attacks using multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS). Civilian infrastructure in Komyshuvakha and Novotroitske (Zaporizhzhia Oblast) came under Russian fire.

There were no changes on the Volyn, Polissia, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna fronts. There is no evidence that Russia is gearing up for a new offensive from the north.

Units of Russian forces are performing tasks to secure the Russian-Ukrainian border in Bryansk and Kursk oblasts (Russia) on the Sivershchyna front. The Russians are also carrying out demonstrative and provocative actions in the area. They fired on the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Rozhkovychi (Sumy Oblast).

On the Kupiansk and Lyman fronts, Russian forces are defending their current positions and deploying tank guns, mortars and tubed artillery to fire on areas in and around Orlianske and Lozova (Kharkiv Oblast); Novoselivske, Ploshchanka, Stelmakhivka and Makiivka (Luhansk Oblast); and Terny (Donetsk Oblast).

On the Bakhmut and Avdiivka fronts, the Russians are focusing their efforts on conducting an offensive. They deployed tank guns and various types of artillery to fire on areas in and around 17 Ukrainian settlements, including Andriivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Maiorsk, Opytne, Yakovlivka, Vesele and Vodiane (Donetsk Oblast).

Russian forces are holding the line on the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia fronts. They attacked the positions of Ukrainian defence forces using tank guns, mortars and tubed and rocket artillery. Twenty-one settlements came under Russian fire, including Bohoiavlenka, Vremivka, Vuhledar and Zolota Nyva (Donetsk Oblast); and Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Malynivka and Myrne (Zaporizhzhia Oblast).

On the Kryvyi Rih and Kherson fronts, Russian forces are reinforcing their defences and ensuring the efficiency of the ground lines of communication that supply the units on the front, which are defending their positions and relentlessly deploying artillery to fire on the positions of Ukrainian forces and civilian settlements on the right bank of the River Dnipro.

Russian occupation forces fired tubed and rocket artillery on areas in the vicinity of Antonivka, Zelenivka, Komyshany and Muzykivka (Kherson Oblast).

Ukraine’s aircraft have carried out an air strike on a cluster of Russian personnel, weapons and equipment in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, Ukraine’s Rocket Forces and Artillery have struck a Russian command post, a fuel and lubricants storage point, a cluster of Russian military personnel, weapons and equipment, and an electronic warfare system.

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