General Staff operational report November 22, 2022 on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 272nd day of the Russia-Ukraine War: official operational information by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on 22.11.2022.

Russian Federation continues its armed aggression against Ukraine.

Russian troops are trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, are concentrating their efforts on restraining the actions of units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine, carrying out engineering equipment of the defence line, continuing to conduct offensive actions in certain areas, conducting aerial reconnaissance. In order to equip and replenish the losses of its units, the Russian army moves personnel and military equipment to the areas of hostilities.

Over the course of a day, Russian military launched about 15 MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and populated areas.

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation remains without significant changes, no signs of the formation of Russian offensive groups have been detected.

The Republic of Belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, providing it with infrastructure, territory and airspace. There is still a threat of Russian launching missile and air strikes, including using strike UAVs from the territory and airspace of the Republic of Belarus.

  • In the Siverskyi direction, the Russian army fired from MLRS in the area of ​​the settlement of Kustyne, Sumy oblast.
  • In the Slobozhanskyi direction, in the border areas of the Belgorod region, Russia continues to hold groups of troops for demonstration actions. Russian troops periodically shell the positions of Ukrainian troops, as well as the settlements of the Kharkiv oblast near the state border of Ukraine.
  • On the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, the Russian army is conducting defense and shelling from tanks, mortars and barrel artillery, in particular, the areas of the settlements of Kyslivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove in the Kharkiv oblast, as well as Makiivka and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk oblast.
  • In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka areas, Russia is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive operations. Fired tanks and artillery of various types in the areas of Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Zelenopillya, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske settlements.
  • In the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, Russian military fired at the positions of the Defense Forces of Ukraine from tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery. Areas of about 10 settlements were affected by Russian artillery fire. In particular, Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia oblast.
  • In the Kryvyi Rih and Kherson directions, the Russian army is conducting positional defense, improving fortification equipment and logistical support of advanced units, and does not stop artillery shelling of the positions of Ukrainian troops and settlements on the right bank of the Dnipro River. It used barrel and jet artillery for shelling the settlements of Maryivka in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast, as well as Tokarivka, Antonivka, Dniprovske in the Kherson oblast, and the city of Kherson.

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In the city of Yenakieve, in Donetsk oblast, the training of those forcibly mobilized from the territory of the temporarily occupied region to the ranks of the Russian forces continues. A special feature is the placement of so-called instructors in the premises of the local polytechnic school, where students study at the same time.

Separate units from the territory of the Chechen Republic and from the private military company “Wagner” were moved to the temporarily occupied town of Debaltseve in Donetsk oblast in order to increase the grouping of troops.

In addition, the regrouping of individual units of Russian troops in the area of ​​the settlement of Molochansk, Zaporizhzhia region, was revealed. According to available information, individual positions have been released and individual roadblocks have been removed.

During the current day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine carried out 2 strikes on areas where Russia’s personnel, weapons and military equipment are concentrated.

Source: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 

See also: Russian projectile hit the humanitarian aid hub in the Zaporizhzhia region, killing 1 civilian



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