Operation Report – Week #33

Operation reports are summary of what happened in Joint forces operation zone (previously known as Anti-Terrorist Operation zone or ATO) during the last week. The report includes information about combat activity, casualties, and other military related stuff.

Combat

Sporadic shelling and firefights were reported from the following places:

  • Shyrokyne
  • Marinka
  • Avdiivka
  • Svitlodarsk
  • Horlivka
  • Donetsk area
  • Mariupol area

Casualties

August 13, 2018

  • Mykhaylo Yarovyy (28th Mechanized Brigade) a regular soldier, died near Marinka, Donetsk region.

August 14, 2018

  • Fedir Balakhchi (503rd Marine Corps Battalion) a senior marine. He was killed by enemy artillery in a vicinity of Hnutove near Mariupol, Donetsk Region.

August 18, 2018

  • Vasylʹ Kryshchuk (14th Mechanized Brigade) a senior soldier of the 3rd battalion, participant of the peacekeeping operation in Iraq, previously served in Sich volunteer battalion. He was killed during an attack by the enemy on Ukrainian observation point near Zolote, Luhansk Region.
  • Vladyslav Bondarenko (92th Mechanized Brigade) – a commander of the machine squad. He was killed by a sniper near Avdiivka.

Military

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Sources: mil.gov.ua

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Follower of Ukrainian Conflict since EuroMaidan in 2013, Jerome is the founder of militaryland.net who is interested in military technique and history. He also follows the civil war in Syria and other local conflicts around the world.