The Ukrainian Armed Forces have officially liberated Andriivka in the Donetsk oblast (Bakhmut front). This information was reported by the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces as of 6:00 on September 15th.
"In the area of responsibility of the Khortytsia Operational-Strategic Group on the Bakhmut front, the russians are continuing their attempts to break through the defence of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Bohdanivka. In turn, the AFU, during their offensive operations, have had partial success in the Klishchiivka area. During the assault, they captured Andriivka in the Donetsk oblast, inflicted significant losses on the enemy in terms of manpower and equipment, and now are consolidating their positions", - the message states.
It is noted that in the area of responsibility of the Tavriia Operational-Strategic Group on the Avdiivka and Marinka fronts, the russians conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of Lastochkyne and Avdiivka in the Donetsk oblast. Yesterday, they carried out about 10 unsuccessful attempts to oust the Ukrainian units from their positions. In addition, all the invaders’ attacks on the Marinka front turned out to cause significant losses for them both in manpower and in equipment.
On the Shakhtarsk front, Ukrainian soldiers have the initiative, putting pressure on the russians, conducting assault actions and recapturing their land.
On the Melitopol front, Ukraine’s Armed Forces continue their offensive operation, inflicting significant losses on the enemy forces in manpower and equipment in the area of the village of Verbove in the Zaporizhzhia oblast.
In the area of responsibility of the Odesa Operational-Strategic Group on the Kherson front, the Armed Forces continue to conduct counter-battery combat, destroy supply depots and inflict successful strikes on the russian forces’ rear.
During the past day, the Ukrainian Air Force inflicted 10 strikes on clusters of personnel and military equipment. Units from Rocket Forces and Artillery and UAVs hit one command post, three anti-aircraft missile systems, five artillery pieces and one ammunition storage point.
The day before, the Ministry of Defense reported the liberation of settlement on the Bakhmut direction, Andriivka from occupiers. Subsequently, this statement made by Hanna Maliar was deemed false and premature by the Third Separate Assault Brigade.