General Staff operational report November 18, 2022 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 268th day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 18.11.2022.

During the day, the Russian army launched 5 missile strikes and launched more than 10 MLRS attacks.

The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly. The Republic of Belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine.

Russian troops shelled in such other directions:

  • in the Slobozhansky direction – from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in the areas of Veterynarne, Hlyboke, Dvorichna, Ohirtseve, Osynovo, Starytsa, Khatnye and Fiholivka settlements of the Kharkiv oblast;
  • in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions – from artillery of various types, in the areas of Berestove, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Krokhmalne, Pishchane and Tabaivka settlements of the Kharkiv oblast; Hrekivka, Makiivka, Nevske, Novoselivske, Ploshanka and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk oblast and Kolodyazi and Torske in the Donetsk oblast;
  • in the Bakhmut direction – from mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Andriivka, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Verkhnyokamianske, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Ozaryanivka, Opytne, Mayorsk, Rozdolivka, Soledar, Yakovlivka and Spirne settlements in Donetsk oblast;
  • in the Avdiivka direction – from the entire range of artillery, in the areas of Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, New York (Donetsk region) and Pervomaiske settlements of the Donetsk oblast;
  • in the Novopavlivka direction – from artillery of various calibers, in the areas of Bohoyavlenka, Neskuchne, Vremivka, Vuhledar and Novopol in Donetsk oblast;
  • in the Zaporizhzhia direction – from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Hulyaipilske, Zaliznychne, Orihiv, Shcherbaki and Pavlivka of the Zaporizhzhia oblast and Prechystivka – Donetsk region;
  • in the Kryvyi Rih direction – from artillery, in the area of ​​the settlement Mylove, in the Kherson oblast.

In the Kherson direction, mortar and artillery shelling, in particular, was experienced by the districts of Antonivka, Bilozerka, Mykolaivka, Odradokamyanka and Chornobayivka settlements of the Kherson oblast.

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Russia’s losses in the Kherson oblast over the previous days have been confirmed. Thus, in the city of Skadovsk, as a result of the destruction of the area where Russian soldiers were concentrated, the loss of personnel amounted to about 50 people killed. And in the city of Chaplynka, the destruction of the ammunition warehouse is confirmed.

According to the available information, the movement of separate units of the Russian forces from the Kherson direction was recorded in the city of Novoaidar in the Luhansk oblast.

In order to build up the engineering equipment of defensive lines in the Mykhailivka district, which is in the temporarily occupied territory of the Zaporizhzhia region, Russian troops plan to use the facilities of enterprises in Pryshyb, Zaporizhzhia region, for the production of protective structures.

During the day, the Ukrainian aviation carried out 4 strikes on areas where Russian personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated.

During the current day, units of missile forces and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit 2 control points, 9 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, 2 ammunition warehouses and a railway bridge.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

See also: Almost half of Ukraine’s energy system is out of order as a result of Russian missile strikes


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