Chronicle of the war
July 28, 2022 (day 156)

 In the area of Pasika, Izyum district, the Ukrainian military neutralized the Russian group which tried to discover the positions of the Ukrainian troops. It was reported by Ukraine’s General Staff.

In the areas of Berestove and Nahirne, the occupiers unsuccessfully tried to find the positions of the Ukrainian troops.

The enemy partially improved its tactical position in the directions of Soledar and Vershyny.

The invaders’ assault was repulsed in the directions of Yakovlivka, Bakhmut, Semyhiria. The Russians retreated with losses.

In the Avdiivka direction, the occupiers renewed the assault in the area of this town, as well as Pisky village. The Russians were forced to withdraw.

Breaking the customs of war, the invaders used the Ukrainian field uniform with white ribbons in the assault near Pisky.

In the morning, the Russians launched 6 Kalibr cruise missiles at the military base in the town of Liutizh, Kyiv region, according to the Deputy Head of Chief Operative Directorate of the Ukrainian General Staff Oleksii Hromov.

In the morning, 9 missile strikes were documented in the Chernihiv region. The missiles hit the forest. The Ukrainian air defense worked as well. The Operational Command “North” has not reported of the victims yet.

The massive missile strike was launched on Mykolaiv in the morning. The building of the school was ruined. There is information on the wounded person. Moreover, the yacht club, the agricultural storage facility and outbuildings were damaged. Other settlements of the region were also under fire.

The occupiers shelled two communities of the Dnipropetrovsk region – Zelenodolsk and Apostolove. The Russians fired Uragan MLRS and howitzers at the settlements. The ruination was caused, however, no victims reported. Then the Russian multiple rocket launchers fired at Shyroke community near Kryvyi Rih. They damaged the agricultural enterprise in the village of Shestirnia.

5 people perished and 26 were wounded as the result of the enemy missile strike on Kropyvnytskyi. It was stated by the Head of the Kirovohrad Regional Military Administration Andrii Raikovych,

The Russians fired Uragan multiple rocket launchers at Bakhmut four times. It is known of at least 3 persons died and 3 wounded. 6 apartment houses and 6 private houses were damaged. According to the early data, the Russians used cluster munitions.

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy awarded the Ukrainian defenders the honorary decoration “The Combat Merit Cross” in the Ukrainian Parliament.

On this day, the President of Lithuania Gitanas Nauseda visited Kyiv. During the official part in the Verkhovna Rada, he awarded Volodymyr Zelenskyy the highest Lithuania’s award – the Order of Vitautas the Great. In addition, Gitanas Nauseda assured that his country will deliver 10 armored vehicles, munitions and anti-drone systems to Ukraine.

Latvia’s Minister of Defense Artis Pabriks informed that the Government of Latvia supports the offer of the Defense Ministry to supply additional military assistance to Ukraine.

The US Senate agreed resolution calling the US State Department to recognize Russia as the sponsor of terrorism because of its actions in Ukraine, Georgia, Syria and Chechenia. The Senate’s resolution has recommendational character, but stimulates President Joe Biden to make the final decision.