Russia mounts another advance on Slovyansk, says General Staff

19 August, 11:41 AM
The invaders tried to storm in the Slovyansk direction (Photo:Генштаб)

The invaders tried to storm in the Slovyansk direction (Photo:Генштаб)

Russian forces in Donbas have launched another advance towards Slovyansk, from the villages of Barabashivka and Sulyhivkam in Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine’s General Staff said in a Facebook post on Aug. 19.

At the same time, enemy artillery and tank regiments fired at Kharkiv and nine other nearby settlements, the message said.

An artillery stand-off continues along the front lines in southern Ukraine.

Three Russian warships, armed with Kalibr cruise missiles, remain deployed across the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

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