Morning summary of the General Staff. Russia is trying to seize the Uglegorsk TPP

08:41 16 July Kyiv, Ukraine

After the regrouping, the enemy resumed the attack on the Uglegorsk TPP, the fighting continues. The Russians launched airstrikes near Berestovoye and New York. Artillery fired at the areas of the settlements of Berestovo, Soledar, Zvanovka, Semigorye. This is stated in the morning summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on July 16.

In the Bakhmut direction, the Russians tried to storm in the directions of Dolomite - Novoluhansk and Dolomite - Semigorye, but the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled the offensive.

Also, the Ukrainian defenders repulsed the assault in the direction of Disputed - Ivano-Daryevka in the Donetsk direction. The enemy shelled the areas of Zakotny, Seversky, Grigorievka, Tatyanovka, Donetsk and Raygorodok.

In the Avdeevka, Kurakhovsky, Novopavlovsky and Zaporizhzhya directions, the enemy launched airstrikes near Avdiivka to force Ukrainian units out of the borders. The enemy fired artillery in the areas of the settlements of Novobakhmutovka, Avdeevka, Novomikhailovka, Pavlovka, Zolotaya Niva, Vremovka, Novopol, Zheleznodorozhnoe, Novoyakovlovka and Malinovka.

No significant changes were noted in the Volyn and Polesye directions.

In the Seversky direction, the enemy fired mortars at Ukrainian positions near Zarutsky, Starikove and Construction of the Sumy region.

In the Kharkov direction, the enemy is focusing his efforts on preventing the advance of our troops. Launched an airstrike near Mospanovoe. He carried out shelling in the areas of the settlements of Kharkov, Pitomnik, Novopokrovka, Protopovka, Ruskie Tishki, Duvanka and Korobochkino.

In the Slavic direction, he launched an airstrike near Bogorodichny. Artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Dibrovno, Chepol, Konstantinovka, Novonikolaevka, Mazanovka, Bogorodichnoye, Nikolskoye and Gusarovka.

In the Yuzhnobuzhsk direction, the enemy conducted reconnaissance of UAVs. He fired artillery at the areas of the settlements of Osokorovka, Trudolyubovka, Partizanskoye, Pervomayskoye, Blagodatnoye, Murakhovka, Kvitnevoye, Olenevka, Stepnaya Dolina, Aleksandrovka and Tavrichesky.

In order to export the seized property by sea, the occupiers are trying to resume the activities of ports on the coast of the Sea of Azov. In readiness for missile strikes, three carriers of high-precision weapons are kept.

Earlier, the Ministry of Defense reported that Ukraine is gathering a million-strong army equipped with Western weapons, whose task will be to de-occupy territories in the south.