Update on the situation in the Joint Forces Operation area as of 07.00 February 18, 2022

2022-02-18 07:20:00 | ID: 66543

Glory to Ukraine!
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to ignore the agreements reached within the frameworks of the Trilateral Contact Group.
During the past day, the Ukrainian Defence Forces recorded 60 ceasefire violations committed by the Russian occupation forces, 43 of which by using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
The Russian occupation forces shelled:
NOVOTOSHKIVSKE from 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars and tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers.
VODIANE from 120mm mortars, tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers and automatic grenade launchers.
TRUDIVSKE fired from 82mm mortar.
STAROHNATIVKA from 120 and 82mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
PIVDENNE, MAIORSK from 82mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers.
LOBACHEVE from 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars, 82mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers.
NOVOSELIVKA DRUGA from anti-tank missile systems.
LUHANSKE and STARYI AIDAR from 122mm mortars and 120mm mortars.
MARIINKA from 120mm mortars, 82mm mortars, hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
SVITLODARSK from 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns.
TROITSKE from tank and 120 and 82mm mortars.
POPASNA from tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers.
ZAICEVE from automatic grenade launchers.
NOVOZVANIVKA from 152mm mortar.
STANYTSIA LUHANSKA from 122mm artillery, 120 and 82mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers.
NOVOZVANIVKA from 122mm mortar.
PISKY from 82mm mortars, tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms.
HOLMIVSKYI and MAIORSK from 122mm mortar and automatic grenade launchers.
KHRIASHCHIVKA and SIZE from 122mm mortar.
AVDIIVKA, SHUMY, TRAVNEVE, NEVELSKE, DONETSYI, OPUTNE and GRENITNE from 120mm mortars.
SHYROKYNE from hand-held and automatic grenade launchers.
Near Donetsk region, the enemy used UAV to drop VOG-17 grenades.
As a result of enemy’s actions, one servicemen was injured and another one WIA. They are in a medical facility. The state of health of one serviceman is moderate, and the other one is in satisfactory condition.
According to preliminary information, two civilians were wounded as a result of enemy’s shelling.
Also, yesterday, as a result of enemy’s shelling, the building of a kindergarten, power lines, and gas pipeline were damaged and two private houses were destroyed in STANYTSIA LUHANSKA. Three employees of the kindergarten were injured. In addition, Russian armed forces fired artillery shells at the town of VRUBIVKA and damaged the building of a local secondary school, a gas pipeline and a private house.
Positions of the Ukrainian Defence Forces remain intact.
During the current day, the Ukrainian Defence Forces recorded 6 ceasefire violations committed by the Russian occupation forces, 4 of which by using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
The Russian occupation forces fired at:
BOLOTENE and NOVOGNATIVKA from 122mm artillery.
STAROGNATIVKA from 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns.
CHERMALYK from automatic grenade launchers.
SHUMY from 82mm mortars.
There were no casualties.
The Joint Forces retain full control over the situation in their operation area and continue accomplishing their combat missions of defeating and deterring the Russian armed aggression.
Together for Victory!
Glory to Ukraine!