Over the past 24 hours, units of the Defense Forces have repelled enemy attacks in settlement areas: Novoselivka of the Luhansk region and Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Vremivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novokalynove, Novomykhailivka, Pervomaiske of the Donetsk region.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated this in its operational update at 06:00 on November 15, reports Ukrinform.
According to the General Staff, the enemy tries to hold temporarily captured territories, concentrates its efforts on attempts to disrupt the actions of the defense forces in certain directions, continues to fortify defensive positions on the left bank of the Dnipro and conducts offensive operations in the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka directions.
Russian forces continue to shell Ukrainian troop positions along the line of contact and carry out aerial reconnaissance. The enemy continues to violate the norms of international humanitarian law, the laws and customs of war, attacking civilian infrastructure and civilian residential areas.
In the past 24 hours, the invaders launched 4 missile attacks and 23 airstrikes, over 70 MLRS attacks.
In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation has not changed significantly. The Republic of Belarus continues to support Russian armed aggression against Ukraine. It accepts and hosts Russian servicemen and provides them with training grounds.
There is still a threat of missiles and air strikes on critical infrastructure of Ukraine from the territory of the Republic of Belarus, including the use of UAVs.
In other directions the enemy launched attacks:
in the Siverskyi direction – the enemy used mortars, cannons and rockets to shell the areas of the Vorozhba, Mykolaivka, Romashkovo, Stepok, Yunakivka settlements of the Sumy region;
in the direction of Slobozhanske – the occupiers used various types of artillery to hit the areas of Hlyboke, Ohirtseve, Okhrimivka, Riznikove, Starytsa, Strilecha, Ternova in the Kharkiv region;
in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions – the invaders deployed tanks, mortars, cannons and jet artillery in the Dvorichna, Zahryzove, Kyslivka, Kolodiazne, Kopanky, Kotliarivka, Tabaivka regions of the Kharkiv region; Berestove and Ivanivka from the Donetsk region; Makiivka, Nevske, Novoselivka, Ploshchanka, Stelmakhivka from the Luhansk region;
in the direction of Bakhmut – the enemy used tanks and artillery of various types in the areas of Andriivka, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Verkhniokamianske, Hryhorivka, Ozerianivka, Klishchiivka, Kurdiumivka, Serebrianka, Soledar, Spirne, Toretsk, Yakovlivka settlements of the Donetsk region;
in the direction of Avdiivka – the areas of Avdiivka, Vodiane, Maryinka, Nevelske, Novomykhailivka, Novoselivka Druha, the settlements of Pervomaiske of the Donetsk region came under enemy attack from tanks, mortars, cannons and reaction artillery;
in the direction of Novopavlivske – the enemy used tanks, mortars, guns and jet artillery in the Bohoiavlenka, Velyka Novosilka, Vremivka, Vuhledar, Zolota Nyva, Neskuchne, Novopil, Pavlivka, Paraskoviivka regions, Prechystivka in the Donetsk region;
in the direction of Zaporizhzhia – the occupiers deployed tanks and the full range of artillery to hit the areas of Bilohirya, Dorozhnianka, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Novopokrovka, Temyrivka;
in the direction of Kherson – the areas of Vyshchetarasivka, Dobra Nadiya, Illinka settlements of the Dnipropetrovsk region; Dudchany, Novooleksandrivka, Odradokamyanka and Tomaryne of Kherson region came under enemy mortar, barrel and jet artillery attacks.