Russian invaders attack in six directions
During March 19, the Russians continued their attempts to capture Bakhmut in the Donetsk region and launched an offensive in several directions. This is stated in the evening summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
On the Kupyansky and Limansky directions, the enemy continues to try to break through the defenses of the Ukrainian troops. He conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the area of the Novoselovskoye settlement.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy does not stop trying to capture the city of Bakhmut. Enemy attacks were repelled in the areas of Bakhmut, Ivanovskoye, Bogdanovka and Grigorovka settlements.
On the Avdeevsky, Maryinsky and Shakhtersky directions the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of the settlements of Kamenka, Avdeevka, Severnoye, Berdichi and Maryinka.
On Zaporozhye and Kherson directions, the enemy is on the defensive.< /p>
- Speaker of the Eastern Group of Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Sergey Cherevaty said that the Russians cannot capture Bakhmut and continue to attack «by inertia».