The General Staff published a report from the front as of the morning of August 5

08:58 05 August Kyiv, Ukraine

The Russians are conducting an offensive operation in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions and are trying to expand the controlled territory on the western outskirts of Donetsk.

 
This was announced by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in a report from the front as of the morning of August 5.
 
"In the Donetsk direction, the enemy is conducting an offensive operation in the Bakhmut and Avdievsky directions.. He is trying to create favorable conditions for the capture of Soledar and Bakhmut, to expand the controlled territory on the western outskirts of Donetsk," the General Staff noted.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy shelled military and civilian infrastructure near Yakovlevka, Kodema, Pokrovsky, Razdolevka, Vershina, Bakhmut and Soledar. He conducted offensive and assault operations in order to improve the tactical situation, but had no success.

In the Avdiivka direction , the enemy fired artillery and tanks near Peski, Prechistovka, Shevchenko, Vladimirovka, Novobakhmutovka, Nevelskoye, Netaylovy and Krasnogorovka. Led offensive operations, fighting continues.

In the Kramatorsk direction , shelling from cannon and rocket artillery, tanks was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Seversk, Nikolaevka, Starodubovka, Controversial, Krivaya Luka, Verkhnekamenskoye, Grigorievka, Serebryanka, Raygorodok and Kaleniki. There were gun battles.

In the Slavic direction , shelling was recorded near Bogorodichnoye, Mazanovka, Gusarovka, Adamovka, Kurulka, Krestishche, Suligovka, Dovgenkiy and Bolshaya Kamyshevakhi.

In the Kharkov direction, the enemy fired from various types of artillery in the areas of the settlements of Kharkov, Borshcheva, Korobochkino, Bolshiye Prohody, Russian Tishki, Stary Saltov, Prishib, Tsirkuny, Mospanovo, Bezruki.

In the Novopavlovsk and Zaporizhia directions , no active actions of the occupiers were recorded. The enemy carried out systematic shelling of civilian and military infrastructure near Constantinople, Zaliznychny, Varvarovka, Vremovka, Maryinka, Gulyaipol, Gulyaipolsky, Maly Shcherbakov, Temirovka and Belogorye.

In the Yuzhnobugsky direction, the main efforts of the enemy are concentrated on preventing the advance of Ukrainian troops. Supports high intensity UAV reconnaissance.

Shelling was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Nikolaev, Luch, Limany, Novaya Zarya, Novonikolaevka, Kobzartsy, Lyubomirovka, Kiselevka, Andreevka, Lozovoye, Belogorka, Osokorovka, Potemkino, Zeleny Gai.

The occupiers launched a missile attack on an infrastructure facility near the settlement of Nikolaevka, Odessa region.

In the Volyn and Polesye directions , the units of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus are performing tasks to strengthen the protection of the section of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in the Brest and Gomel regions. In parts of the special operations forces of this country, a combat readiness check was noted.

In the Seversky direction , the enemy fired cannon and rocket artillery at civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Zhelezny Most, Gay, Gremyach and Mikhalchyna Sloboda in the Chernihiv region and Starikovo in the Sumy region.