• 16/07/2024 01:34

The Russians are pushing through in the Zaporizia region, positional battles are focused on most directions: ISW maps

On Monday, Bereznya 18, the Russian armies unsuccessfully advanced ii Kup'yansk-Svatove- Creminna. The General Staff of Ukraine reported on the occurrence of Russian attacks near Kup'yanska and Sinkivka. There were also active battles near Bakhmut, Avdiivka and at the border between Donetsk and Zaporizhzka regions. In a similar direction to the Kherson region, there were also positional battles in the Krynok area.

RBC-Ukraine reports this in a letter to the Institute of Foreign War (ISW).

Skhid of Ukraine. Operation No. 1 – Lugansk region

On Monday, the 18th, the Russian troops unsuccessfully advanced along the Kupyansk-Svatove-Kreminna line. The General Staff of Ukraine reported that the Ukrainian troops defeated Russian attacks on the recent retreat from Kup'yanska, near Sinkiwka, as well as on the entry from Kreminna, near Terniw.

It appears that near Bilogorivka, on this day in Kreminna, The 7th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade (2nd Army Corps of the LPR) and the Chechen “Aida” regiment from the 204th Special Forces Regiment “Akhmat” are active.

Operation No. 2 – Donetsk region

With their advance advances, the Russian troops unsuccessfully attacked in the northern direction (at the direction of Bakhmut). The General Staff of Ukraine reported that Ukrainian forces repelled two attacks by Russian troops near Rozdolivka, which was abandoned as they approached Siverska.

Near Bakhmut, on 18 Bereznya, positions were destroyed. Yes, no officially confirmed changes have been recorded on the front line. Positional battles took place:

  • on the approach from Bakhmut in the Ivanivsky area;
  • directly to Chasovy Yar;
  • for a daily approach from Bakhmut, Klischivka and Andriivka.

Parts of the Russian 98th Guards Airborne Division will continue to operate on an early approach from Bakhmut; units of the volunteer reconnaissance-assault brigade “Vostok” are operating directly near Chasovoy Yar.

In addition, on the 18th of February, Russian troops moved to Avdiivka, and there is no confirmation of changes on the front line. Positional battles took place:

  • on an early approach from Bakhmut in the area of ​​Oleksandropol, Berdychiv, Semenivka and Orlivka;
  • on an approach from Avdiivka and Tonenke;
  • for a daily approach from Avdiivka, Pervomaisky and Nevelsky.

Kostyantyn Mashovets, a Ukrainian military observer, informed that the Russian Centrally Grouped Military is operating on two main routes: Toretsk (daytime entry from Gorlivka) and Pokrovsk (daytime entry from Avdiivka). The warehouse of the Central Grouped Military includes Russian units of the 1st Army Corps of the “DPR” and the 2nd Foreign Army, as well as the 41st Regional State Administration and the 90th Tank Division.

Mashovets ь stating that the Russian central grouping The army gives priority to offensive operations on the Pokrovsky direct, otherwise it can regroup and concentrate the offensive operations on the Toretsky direct.

Also on Monday, there were positional combat operations on the approach and departure from Donetsk, despite the officially confirmed changes on the front line, no changes were recorded. Positional combat operations took place:

  • on the approach from Donetsk in the area of ​​Krasnogorivka and Georgiyivka;
  • on daytime approach from Donetsk in the area of ​​Novomikhaylivka and Pobeda.

It appears that the Russian 238th Artillery Brigade is operating near Krasnogorivka, which is located near the warehouse of the 8th Operational Tactical Army of the Pivdennoye Military District.

Also, the 18th war at the border between Donetsk and Zaporizhzhya regions was trivialized by positional combat actions, protests There was no confirmation of changes on the line. Positional battles took place:

  • on the day of Velyka Novosilka in the area of ​​Urozhayne and Staromayorskoye;
  • on the day of the march of Velyka Novosilka in the area of ​​Vodyanoe.

Kostyantin Mashovets stated that in the area of ​​Velikaya Novosilka there were 5th, 29th and 36th separate motorized rifle brigades of the Russian Federation, as well as the 40th separate marine infantry brigade, as there are at least nine brigades, 11 regiments and six battalions.

“Pivdenna all”

In the Zaporizia region, small withdrawals of Russian troops were recorded, which were due to the continuation of positional battles in this region on the 18th. Geolocation footage, published on February 17, showed that the Russian troops had slightly moved towards the exit from Lugovsky, and were about to exit from Robotiny. Positional battles were fought against Robotiny, Verbovoy (at the meeting in front of Robotiny) and Mirny (at the end meeting in front of Robotiny).

According to the words of the Ukrainian military observer Kostyantin Mashovets, at the warehouse of the grouped military “Dnipro” they took the part of the Russian 58th Foreign Army of the Pivden Military District, as well as the 7th and 7th 6th airborne divisions. He also stated that the grouping of the Dnipro military consists of two separate motorized rifle brigades and brigade-tactical groups of military units, up to 19 motorized rifle and airborne regiments and at least 18 battalions. Different types of fruits.

Also in Zaporizky, the activities of the Russian 291st Guards Motorized Rifle Regiment (42nd Motorized Rifle Division, 58th Motorized Rifle Brigade) and 38th Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade will continue directly. and (35th Motorized Rifle Brigade, Northern Military District). Near Robotiny there are also activities of the Russian 70th Guards Motorized Rifle Regiment (42nd Motorized Rifle Division).

Over time, positional battles were carried out on the descent (left bank) of the Kherson region in the Krynok region.

Guess what, during the 18th there will be a wildfire on the field The battle involved 56 battles, Ukrainian soldiers repelled the attacks of the Russians near Klishchivka (Donetsk region) and destroyed the enemy’s air defense forces.

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