Operational information on Russian invasion (August 15)


The one hundred seventy-third (173) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues. The press office of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense reports on the situation.

The situation has not undergone significant changes in the Volyn, Polissya, and Siversky directions.

The enemy fired artillery shells in the areas of Lyute, Iskryskivshchyna and Bilovody settlements of the Sumy oblast.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy shelled the areas of Svitlychne, Shapovalivka, Prudyanka, Dementiivka, Pytomnyk, Velyki Prohody, Ruski Tyshki, Peremoha, Verkhniy Saltiv, Husarivka, Bazaliivka, Stara Hnylytsia and Protopopivka settlements from tanks and rocket artillery. Carried out airstrikes near Rtyshchivka and Verkhnyi Saltiv.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from artillery of various types near Velyka Komyshuvakha, Brazhivka, Zalyman, Virnopilla, Mazanivka, and Bohorodychne.

It led an assault in the direction of Tychotske – Dolyna, was unsuccessful, suffered losses, withdrew. In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy is trying to conduct offensive actions. Actively uses assault and army aviation. Shelling was recorded near Bilohorivka, Hryhorivka, Starodubivka, Vesele, Fedorivka, and Siversk.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy intensified reconnaissance of the front edge of our defense, carried out shelling from artillery and tanks near Toretsk, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Kurdyumivka, Vasylivka, Zaytseve, and Zalizne. It carried out airstrikes in the area of the settlement of Soledar. It led offensive battles in the direction of Soledar and Kodema, had no success, withdrew.

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In the Avdiivka direction, shelling was recorded near Sribne, Krasnohorivka, Opytne, Pervomaiske, Novobakhmutivka, and Maryinka, as well as an airstrike near Krasnohorivka.

In order to improve the tactical position, the occupiers conducted offensive battles in the direction of Pisky and Pervomaiske, they did not succeed, they retreated.

In the Novopavlivske and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy fired tanks, barrel and jet artillery in the areas of the settlements of Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka, Novomykhailivka, Novodanylivka, Ternuvate, Burlatske, Charivne, Zelene Pole, Mala Tokmachka, Poltavka, Novoandriivka and Privilne.

The enemy conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAVs near Stepnohirsk, Shcherbaky, Stepove and Hulyaipole. In the direction of the settlement of Vremivka, our soldiers neutralized a reconnaissance group of the occupiers. The enemy waged offensive battles in the direction of Pavlivka, had no success, and retreated.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on holding the occupied areas. It carried out shelling from tanks, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Stepova Dolyna, Lymany, Prybuzke, Novomykolaivka, Kotlyareve, Partyzanske, Pervomaiske, Blahodatne, Kobzartsi, Vesely Kut, Ternivka, Andriivka, Lozove, Tokareve, Zarichne, and Olhyne. Airstrikes near Bilohirka and Andriyivka.

Conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAVs near Snihurivka, Chervony Yar and Bila Krynytsia. Two Kalibr sea-based cruise missile carriers are ready to use high-precision weapons.

russian propaganda continues to lie, inventing non-existent victories and covering up the crimes of its army and mercenaries. Therefore, we urge you to trust information only from verified sources and not to spread russian fakes and disinformation.

We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together we will win!

Glory to Ukraine


There are now countless reports of Russians in Europe attacking, harassing, threatening and bullying Ukrainian refugees. Particularly in Germany.

All issuing of RuZZian visas for the EU, UK and North America should have been stopped on Feb 24. It is outrageous that its criminal regime is still allowed to export its violent fascists to other countries.

Many five star all-inclusive hotels in Turkey are currently 90% full of Russians. Turkey must be forced to pay a price for this.

Wealthy Russians are still enjoying the beaches and luxury restaurants of the French and Italian rivieras whilst Ukrainians are being murdered. what are the EU going to do about this?

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