Armed Forces of Ukraine repulse two assaults, force enemy to retreat

 Ukrainian defenders repulsed the assaults along Berestove – Ivano-Daryivka and Verkhniokamyanka – Ivano-Daryivka in Kramatorsk direction and along Vershyna – Luhanske in Bakhmut direction.

This is stated in the latest report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the Russian invasion as of 06:00 on July 25, published on Facebook.

There are no major changes in Volyn, Polissya, and Siversk directions. The enemy units fired tube artillery on Yastrubyne, Hrabovske, and Volodymyrivka localities of Sumy region.

In Slobozhansky direction, the enemy continues to conduct combat operations with the aim of holding the occupied lines and preventing Ukraine’s Defense Forces from advancing towards the state border.

In Kharkiv direction, the invaders opened fire from tanks, tube and rocket artillery on the Ukrainian positions in the areas of Kharkiv, Malynivka, Borshchova, Ivanivka, Pytomnyk, Nove, Ruski Tyshky, Petrivka, Dementiivka, Husarivka, Prudianka, Shapovalivka, Rubizhne, Shevelivka, Duvanka, Mospanove, Ruska Lozova, and Mykhaylivka. The Russian troops launched an airstrike near Prudianka, Petrivka, and Yavirske.

In Slovyansk direction, the enemy opened fire from all available weapons on the Ukrainian positions near Nortsivka, Bohorodychne, Petrivske, Barvinkove, Kostiantynivka, Nova Dmytrivka, Dolyna, Nova Mykolaivka, Karnaukhivka, Dibrivne, and Chepil.

In Kramatorsk direction, shelling was recorded near Kryva Luka, Platonivka, Siversk, Verkhniokamyanske, Zvanivka, Ivano-Daryivka, and Spirne. Airstrikes were launched not far from Hryhorivka and Serebrianka.

The Ukrainian troops repulsed the assaults in Berestove – Ivano-Daryivka and Verkhniokamyanka – Ivano-Daryivka directions and forced the invaders to retreat. The enemy goes on the offensive in the vicinity of Spirne, hostilities continue.

In Bakhmut direction, with the aim of destroying defensive positions, the enemy shelled the areas of Berestove, Bilohorivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Pokrovske, Yakovlivka, Kurdiumivka, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Novoluhanske, Zaitseve, and Travneve. Enemy UAVs were spotted in the area of Kramatorsk.

The occupiers launched airstrikes near Soledar, Pokrovske, and the territory of the Vuhlehirska TPP. The enemy failed to assault the direction of Vershyna – Luhanske and retreated. The invaders advance in the direction of Myronivske – Luhanske, hostilities continue.

No active enemy actions were observed in Avdiivka, Novopavlivsk, and Zaporizhzhia directions. In order to constrain the actions of the Ukrainian troops, the enemy struck positions with tube and rocket artillery and tank weapons along the contact line. The enemy launched airstrikes near Shevchenko, Vesele, and Poltavka, conducted aerial reconnaissance over Omelnyk, Shcherbaky, Novodanylivka, and Malynivka.

In the Southern Buh direction, artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of Potiomkyne, Chervonopillia, Kvitneve, Kyselivka, Partyzanske, Pervomayske, Luch, Posad-Pokrovske, Blahodatne, Shevchenko, Prybuzke, Stepova Dolyna, and Nova Zoria localities. The enemy carries out intensive aerial reconnaissance with UAVs. The invaders launched an airstrike near Bilohirka.

According to available information, two Kalibr sea-launched cruise missile carriers are stationed outside the base points.