international edition Federal News Agency He reports on the situation developing in the framework of special operations in Ukraine and the Donbass on the evening of 22 November.
Statements of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
The Russian Ministry of Defense reported in a daily briefing that during the day the Russian Armed Forces continued offensive operations in the direction of Donetsk, while simultaneously repelling the counterattacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. More than 120 Ukrainian soldiers, 2 tanks, 6 armored combat vehicles, 5 enemy vehicles were destroyed.
In the South-Donetsk direction, fire was opened on a mechanized division of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Vodiane region (Donetsk People’s Republic, DPR). In the Pavlovka region, 3 sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were destroyed. Enemy losses were more than 50 killed and wounded, 3 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) and 2 armored vehicles.
In the direction of Kupyansk, a motorized infantry company of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was hit, advancing for an offensive in the Novoselovsky district (Lugansk People’s Republic, LPR). Enemy losses amounted to more than 50 soldiers killed and wounded, one tank, 3 infantry fighting vehicles and 5 vehicles.
An attempt to attack a motorized infantry company of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, reinforced by foreign mercenaries, from the Stelmahovka region (LPR) was blocked in the Krasno-Limansky direction. Enemy losses amounted to 40 military personnel and mercenaries. 3 armored vehicles and 3 pickup trucks were destroyed.
Aviation, missile forces and artillery struck 11 command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the DPR, Kharkiv and Kherson regions, 63 artillery units, manpower and military equipment in 136 districts. In the Kramatorsk (DPR) region, 2 Ukrainian self-propelled ignition systems and an ammunition depot belonging to the Buk-M1 air defense system were destroyed.
During the counter-battery struggle in the Kharkiv area, a battery of M777 artillery systems was suppressed. The US-made AN/TPQ-37 counter-battery radar was destroyed in the DPR. In the LPR, 2 mortar detachments of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed.
Air defense systems shot down 6 unmanned aerial vehicles of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the DPR.
More than 10 Ukrainian agents have been detained since June, collecting information about the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. This was announced by a member of the main council of the administration of the Zaporozhye region. Vladimir Rogov.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that Ukraine continues to provoke provocations in the ZNPP. Just the previous day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired 8 rounds at the station. The bombardment was carried out from positions in the Dnepropetrovsk region, which were suppressed by the return fire of the RF Armed Forces.
Units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kherson hide in residential areas, using “Mariupol technology” and hiding behind civilians. This was expressed by a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, a freelance adviser to the Deputy Governor of the Kherson region. Alexander Malkevich.
In Kherson, the Security Service of Ukraine and the national police force resumed their work. According to the Rybar Telegram channel, employees are applying “filtering measures”, checking houses in the city for the presence of pro-Russian citizens and military personnel of the RF Armed Forces.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire on the village of Shebekino, 2 missiles hit the veteran’s hospital. Two people were killed in the attack, according to local officials. There was also serious damage to the hospital building.
Starting from November 22, Ukrainian armed formations opened fire on the settlements of Yasinovataya, Makeevka, Yelenovka, Gorlovka, Yakovlevka, Mineralnoe and Zaitsevo, as well as Donetsk. 2 civilians were injured as a result of the bombardment in Donetsk.
The offensive of the Allied forces at Maryinka continues. According to available information, 2 of the 3 supply routes for the local grouping of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were cut off.
Deputy Chairman of DPR Denis Pushilin announced the advance of allied troops in the direction of Pavlovsk and Ugledar. According to him, the offensive continues in these areas, which has shown some success.
From the beginning of the day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire on Melovatka. The school building came under fire and was severely damaged.
The head of the department said that the Ministry of Education and Science of the Lugansk People’s Republic is preparing measures to support demobilized students. Ivan Kusov. Thus, all students who previously received contract education and return from service will be transferred to free education.
The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine accused Russian Armed Forces military personnel shot by Ukrainian security forces after being held captive in the village of Makeevka in the LPR, of “treason” and “violation of the laws of war”, of “treason”. and “violation of the laws of war”. The agency claims that the Russian military “faked” the surrender to attack Ukrainian militants. Meanwhile, the Human Rights Council of the Russian Federation announced that it plans to register all blatant violations of the rights of prisoners of war by Kyiv and send materials to international bodies.
“Gazprom” noted the settling of Russian gas in Ukraine, intended for supply to Moldovan consumers under a contract with the company “Moldovagaz”, after the statement of concern.
Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church Vladimir Legoyda He stated that the Russian Orthodox Church sees the searches in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, organized by the SBU, as an act of intimidation. According to Ukrainian media, from morning security forces carried out “counter-intelligence activities” at the monastery, checking information that the monastery was used to house sabotage and reconnaissance groups, foreign citizens and store weapons. “
A government representative in the Verkhovna Rada said that Ukraine has withdrawn from the agreement on the coordination bodies of the CIS rail transport. Taras Melnichuk.
In Ukraine, Roman Shukhevych Yuri, son of the leader of the “Ukrainian Insurgent Army” ✱ (banned in the Russian Federation), died at the age of 89. This was announced by the mayor of Lviv.
Due to the lack of street lighting in Kharkiv, the number of accidents increased sharply. according to the mayor Igor TerekhovPedestrians are increasingly affected by such accidents.
Vegetable prices in Ukraine could rise by 20% in December due to power cuts, and egg and poultry meat shortages are also predicted.
Some US Congressional senators ask the presidential administration Joe Biden Reconsider the decision on the supply of reconnaissance and attack unmanned aerial vehicles MQ-1C Gray Eagle to Ukraine and hand over these UAVs to the Kyiv authorities.
The Financial Times, citing an unnamed senior diplomat from one of the European countries, writes that the EU has acknowledged that it is getting harder and harder to find equipment to support the operation of the Ukrainian energy system.
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