The situation in Donbass: the General Staff reported where the enemy was trying to break through

Operational information as of 18.00 on 22.04.2022 regarding the Russian invasion.
Operational information as of 18.00 on 22.04.2022 regarding the Russian invasion.
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: April 22 2022 at 07:04 pm
Source: GeneralStaff.ua

In the Izyum direction, the enemy conducts air reconnaissance of the positions of our troops in order to determine possible directions of attack. To improve the tactical position of the units, the enemy tried to carry out offensive operations in the directions of the settlements of Zavody and Dibrovne, but without success.


In the Donetsk and Tavriya directions, fighting took place along the entire line of contact.

During the day the enemy carried out assault operations in the direction of the city of Slavyansk, established itself in the village of Lozovo. In the areas of the Green Valley and Kreminna, the enemy continues to consolidate its occupied positions, regroup and prepare for offensive operations.

The enemy strengthened the grouping of troops by moving from the territory of the Russian Federation of individual units of the 41st General Army of the Central Military District. Unsuccessfully trying to gain a foothold in the village of Rubizhne.

In the area of ​​Popasna, the enemy carried out assault operations in the direction of the settlement of Novotoshkivske and deep into the settlement of Popasna, without success. Established in the central part of the village Stepne.

In the Avdiiv and Kurakhiv areas, the occupiers tried to carry out assault operations, but without success.

In the Mariupol direction, the enemy continued to launch air strikes on Mariupol and block our units in the Azovstal area.

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