General Staff operational report November 16, 2022 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 266th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 16.11.2022.

Russia does not stop shelling the positions of  Ukrainian troops and settlements near the contact line. During the day, Russian troops carried out 2 air strikes, 3 missile strikes and launched more than 13 MLRS attacks. A rocket attack was made against a civil infrastructure object in the city of Zaporizhzhia.

The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly.

Russian military shelled in other such directions:

  • in the Slobozhansk direction – from artillery of various types, in the areas of the settlements of Strilecha, Hlyboke, Morokhovets, Ternova, Starytsa, Vovchansk, Bilyi Kolodyaz, Bochkove, Mala Vovcha and Komisarove;
  • on the Kupyansk and Lyman directions – from artillery of various calibers, in the areas of the settlements of Kislivka, Berestove, Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Andriivka, Hrekivka, Makiivka, Nevske, and Terny;
  • in the Bakhmut direction – from tanks and the entire range of artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Spirne, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Zelenopillia, Kurdyumivka and Ozaryanivka;
  • in the Avdiivka direction – from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Kamianka, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Nevelske and Maryinka;
  • in the Novopavlivsk direction – from artillery of various types, in the areas of the settlements of Vuhledar, Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka Zolota Nyva;
  • in the Zaporizhzhia direction – from mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of settlements of Novopil, Temyrivka, Olhivske, Malynivka, Hulyaipole, Dorozhnyanka, Zaliznychne, Bilohirya and Shcherbaky;
  • in the Kherson direction, the settlements of Nikopol and Chervonohrihorivka of the Dnipropetrovsk oblast were directly affected by the fire of barrel and jet artillery.

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Russian forces continue to suffer losses on the territory of Ukraine. Thus, as a result of fire damage to the area of ​​the Russia’s concentration on November 15, in the settlement of Denezhnikovo, Luhansk oblast, Russian losses amounted to about 50 people killed and wounded. The elimination of 8 Russian soldiers and wounding of 16 armed persons on November 9 in the area of ​​the city of Amvrosiivka, Donetsk oblast, was also confirmed.

As a result of the actions of the Defense Forces of Ukraine, a railway bridge was damaged in the area of ​​Chernihivka, Zaporizhzhia oblast. This makes it impossible to use the building in the interests of Russian troops.

A successful fire attack on the location of  Russian personnel on November 15 in the areas of Skadovsk, Novomykolaivka and Nova Mayachka settlements was confirmed. Information on the number of casualties of the  Russian army is being clarified.

In Melitopol, the broadcast of Russian TV channels has been disabled. There are also significant problems with water supply in the city.

Aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine struck the  Russian army 2 times during the day. 2 Russian anti-aircraft missile systems were hit.

During the current day, soldiers of the missile troops and artillery of Ukraine struck 2 control points, 3 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, and 2 ammunition warehouses of Russian troops.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

See also: Russians destroyed or damaged more than 3,000 objects in the liberated Kherson region

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