The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this in its operational update posted on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
"The enemy is focusing its efforts to disrupt the actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions, conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka directions. Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces have repelled attacks by Russian occupiers in the areas of Bilohorivka, Zelenopillia, Klishchiivka, Pervomaiske, Vodiane, and Novomykhailivka of Donetsk region," the report says.
In the past 24 hours, the invaders launched 10 missile attacks, 10 airstrikes and more than 42 MLRS attacks.
The enemy continues to violate the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war, attacking the civilian infrastructure and civilian residential areas. In particular, a Russian missile hit a civilian infrastructure object in the city of Zaporizhzhia.
In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation has not changed significantly. The Republic of Belarus continues to support the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine.
In the Siverskyi direction, the enemy fired mortars and rocket artillery at the areas outside the settlements of Antynske and Novovolodymyrivka of Sumy region.
In the Slobozhanske direction, the invaders used mortars and barrel artillery in the areas near Strelecha, Starytsia, Ohirtseve, Okhrimivka and Zarubinka settlements in Kharkiv region.
In the Kupiansk and Lyman directions, the enemy deployed tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery in the areas outside the settlements of Novomlynsk, Orlianka, Kotliarivka, Krokhmalne and Tabaivka of Kharkiv region; Novoselivske, Miasozharivka, Novoyehorivka, Ploshanka and Nevske in Luhansk region and Torske, Andriivka and Berestove in Donetsk region.
In the Bakhmut direction, the invaders used tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery in the areas near the settlements of Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Verkhniokamianske, Vesele, Zelenopillia, Kurdiumivka, Mayorsk, New York, Serebrianivka, Soledar, Spirne and Yakovlivka in Donetsk region.
In the Avdiivka direction, the areas outside the settlements of Vodiane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk region came under enemy shelling. The invaders used tanks and artillery of various types.
In the Novopavlivske and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy used tanks and artillery of various caliber in the areas near the settlements of Bohoiavlenka, Blahodatne, Vremivka and Vuhledar in Donetsk region and Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia region.
In the Kryvyi Rih direction, the enemy used tanks, barrel and jet artillery in the areas outside Mylove and Chervonyi Mayak settlements.
In the Kherson direction, the enemy used tanks and artillery in the areas of Antonivka, Beryslav, Odradokamianka, Chornobaivka and the city of Kherson.
According to verified information, between November 10 and November 16, about 500 wounded Russian soldiers, most of whom were recently mobilized, were brought to hospitals in Horlivka from the Mayorsk direction.
Fire damage inflicted on the enemy in Mykhailivka of the Skadovsk district has been confirmed. In particular, 40 invaders were killed and 70 wounded. They were taken to hospitals in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
In the past 24 hours, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out seven strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment.
As reported, from February 24 to November 18, the Defense Forces of Ukraine eliminated about 83,460 Russian soldiers.