Operational report August 04, 2022 by the General Staff of AFU on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The courageous Ukrainian people’s resistance against a Russian military invasion has continued for the past 162 days.

Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus units are continuing to provide a threat near the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in the Brest and Gomel areas in the Ukrainian Volyn and Polissia directions. Various special operations units of the Belarusian Armed Forces underwent a combat readiness assessment.

The Russian army used barrel artillery to bombard Medvedivka in the Chernihiv region and Krasnopilla and Myropilla in the Sumy oblast in the direction of Siverskyi.

Russia attacked the villages of Kharkiv, Lebiazhe, Borshcheva, Dementiyivka, Korobochkyne, Velyki Prohody, Ruski Tyshki, Staryi Saltiv, Prudianka, Pytomnyk, and Tsupivka in the direction of Kharkiv with tanks, barrel and rocket artillery and provided an assault effort to attack Bairak-Husarivka, and fighting is still going on.

Shelling by Russia was reported close to Bohorodychne, Dibrivne, Mazanivka, Karnaukhivka, Chepil, and Husarivka in the direction of Sloviansk, Ukraine. The Russian occupiers made an unsuccessful effort to go forward in the direction of Dovhenke-Bohorodychne.

Near Siversk, Mykolayivka, Starodubivka, Spirne, Kryvya Luka, Verhnokamyanske, Hryhorivka, Serebrianka, Rayhorodok, and Kalenyky, the Russian army opened fire in the direction of Kramatorsk and carried out an airstrike close to Spirne. It launched offensive combat toward Yaremivka-Dolyna, but it was unsuccessful and withdrew.

Russian soldiers employed barrel and rocket artillery in the direction of Bakhmut near Yakovlivka, Travneve, Kodema, Pokrovske, Rozdolivka, Kurdiumivka, Zaytseve, Bakhmut, and Soledar and provided airstrikes close to Kodema, Soledar, and Yakovlivka.

In the lines of Streapivka – Soledar, Dolomite – Travneve, Vidrodzhennia – Vershyna, Pokrovske – Bakhmut, Vasylivka – Yakovlivka, and Semyhiria – Vershyna, the Russian units attempted to strengthen their tactical position and their aggressive activities are being carried out in the direction of Novoluhanske – Kodema, and fighting is still going on.

The Russian forces shelled the communities of the Ukrainian urban areas of Pisky, Prechystivka, Shevchenko, Volodymyrivka, Nevelske, Netailove, and Krasnohorivka in the direction of Avdiyivka. They spearheaded attack operations in the Lozove-Pisky and Vesele-Pisky directions, but when those assaults were unsuccessful retreated.

Russian tank and artillery fire was reported at Zaliznychne, Varvarivka, Mariyinka, Huliaypole, Novosilka, Huliaypilske, and Temyrivka on the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhia directions. Near the Ukrainian Novopil’ village, the Russian army conducted an airstrike.

The Russian Federation launched tank, barrel, and rocket artillery fire on Mykolaiv, Prybuzke, and another 25 towns in the direction of South Buh, Ukraine. It keeps the illegal use of drones to perform aerial surveillance.

2 Russian carriers for sea-based cruise missiles are prepared to fire highly accurate warheads from the Black and Azov Seas.

Russian invaders are losing personnel, are disheartened, and are searching for any opportunity to receive a little wound. They turn to self-mutilation and different forms of deception regarding their health in an effort to return to Russian Federation territory.

Ukrainian strike planes consistently give fire support to Ukrainian Defence forces in specified operational zones while Ukrainian fighter aircraft continue to patrol the airspace of Ukraine.

The approximate total combat losses of the Russian army during the Russian-Ukrainian war from the twenty-fourth of February to the fourth of August 2022:

military service manpower ‒ about 41500 of the Russian army staff were officially liquidated

tank ‒ 1789

Armored Protected Vehicles ‒ 4026

artillery systems – 946

Multiple rocket launchers ‒ 260

AA defence ‒ 118

aircraft – 223

military helicopters – 191

Unmanned aerial vehicles operational-tactical level ‒ 742

cruise missiles ‒ 182

warships and boats ‒ 15

vehicles, fuel tanks ‒ 2960

special equipment ‒ 83

Russian units suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Bakhmut and Donetsk directions in Ukraine.

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