At the same time, the Ukrainian military today successfully repulsed attempts to advance the enemy in several places in the Donetsk region.
The occupying troops continue to suffer losses in manpower and equipment, but have partial success in certain settlements in the Bakhmut and Avdeevsky directions.
This is stated in the operational information of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine regarding the Russian invasion as of 18:00 on August 2.
In particular, in the Bakhmut direction, artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of Yakovlevka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Zaitsevo, Pokrovsky, Vesely, Kurdyumovka and Zalizny. The enemy increased the intensity of the use of aviation in the indicated direction and launched air strikes near Yakovlevka, Pokrovsky, Soledar, Bakhmut and Kodema.
As the General Staff informs, all attempts to advance the enemy in the directions of Rota – Vershina, Vladimirovka – Yakovlevka, Klinovo – Zaitsevoe and Pokrovskoye – Bakhmut were successfully repelled. The invaders retreated with losses.
At the same time, in the direction of Vidrodzhennya – Kodema, individual enemy units have a partial success.
Also, in the Avdeevka direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Avdeevka, Netaylovo and New York, launched air strikes near Avdeevka and Novobakhmutovka.
At the same time, according to the General Staff, the occupiers carried out assault operations in the direction of Mineralnoye – Avdiivka, they were not successful, they retreated.
At the same time, in the Donetsk-Peski direction, the enemy has a partial success.
Separately, it is said that in the Novopavlovsk and Zaporozhye directions, shelling was recorded near Novomikhailovka, Pavlovka, Zheleznodorozhny, Kamensky, Poltavka, Krasnoye, Novoandreevka and Marinka, and near the latter, the enemy also inflicted an airstrike. Conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAV in the Olgovsky area.
In the Yuzhnobugsky direction, the enemy is concentrating his efforts on holding the occupied lines and preventing the offensive of the Defense Forces units. The enemy is trying to restore the lost position.
In addition, the enemy fired from tanks, cannon artillery and multiple rocket launchers at the areas of the settlements of Nikolaev, Trudolyubovka, Osokorovka, Ivanovka, Olenevka, Zarya, Blagodatnoe, Prishib, Tokarevo, Novovorontsovka, Belyi Kolodets, Andreevka, Vesily Kut and Yavkino. Launched an air strike near Zarya.
The enemy also conducted aerial reconnaissance to clarify the results of fire damage and identify the position of Ukrainian troops.
In addition, the General Staff reported that two carriers of sea-based cruise missiles were in readiness for the use of high-precision weapons.
“The enemy continues to suffer losses in manpower and equipment. Among the Russian invaders, an increase in the facts of alcohol abuse is recorded, as a result – disobedience to the officers and interethnic conflicts,” the General Staff added.