General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine: Major General Oleg Tsokov, Commander of the 144th Motorized Rifle Division of the 20th Combined Arms Army, was wounded in the Svatovoye area as a result of a fire attack. It is noted that Tsokov was evacuated on September 20.
On September 19-20, 105 bodies of dead Russian servicemen were delivered to a hospital in Rostov-on-Don, and they are preparing to receive another 200 bodies in the near future.
The enemy continues forced mobilization in the temporarily occupied territories. On September 19, representatives of the 1st Army Corps detained ten men in Gorlovka and took them to military service, regardless of their age or health.
On September 18-20, in the Luhansk SIZO, representatives of a Russian private company unsuccessfully tried to recruit prisoners.
The occupation authorities of Crimea said that the main number of reservists is planned to be recruited from among employees of private security companies with experience in military service. In Sevastopol, some firms have already been instructed to prepare lists of all eligible employees.
It is known about the early graduation in Smolensk of graduate students of the military academy of air defense of the RF Armed Forces named after Marshal Vasilevsky and their further placement in positions in the troops.
On the basis of the Moscow Combined Arms Command School, from September 26 to October 24, the Russian military leadership plans to hold a meeting with citizens in the reserve.
Over the past day, the Russians launched 4 missile and 27 air strikes, carried out more than 75 attacks with MLRS on military and civilian targets, violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of warfare.
More than 45 settlements suffered from enemy strikes. In particular, Pechenegs, Prishib, Yarovaya, Controversial, Cheerful, Bakhmut, Marinka, Krasnogorovka, Konstantinovka, Neskuchnoe, Poltavka, Yegorovka, Nameless, Kryvyi Rih, Belogorye, Zaporozhye, Belogorka, Pervomayskoye, Nikolaev, Ochakov, Vysokopolye, Dry Pond, Mirolyubovka and Novogrigorovka.
On the Volyn and Polesye directions situation without significant change. In other directions, the Russians fired from tanks, mortars and artillery of various calibers.
On the Seversky direction – in the areas of the settlements of Shalygino, Miropolskoye, Volfinskoye and Ezdetskoye of the Sumy region;
On the Slobozhansky direction – in the districts of Dubnovka, Goptovka, Volchansk, Kamenka and Kupyansk;
On the Kramatorsk direction – Lighthouses, Nikolaevka, Dibrova, Krivaya Luka, Prishi and Seversk;
On the Bakhmut direction – Soledar, Bakhmutskoye, Bakhmut, Veselaia Dolina, Zaitsevo, Veseloe, Belogorovka and Yakovlevka;
On the Avdeevsky direction – Krasnogorovka, Poll, Maryinka, Novomikhailovka;
On the Novopavlovsk direction – Ugledar, Zolotaya Niva, Neskuchnoe, Vremovka, Novoukrainka, Bolshaya Novoselka;
In Zaporozhye direction the enemy did not conduct active operations, at the same time fired artillery at the settlements of Malaya Tokmachka, Novaya Tokmachka, Maly Shcherbaki, Zelenoe Pole, Zheleznodorozhnoe and Rivnopolye.
In the southbound direction more than 20 settlements were shelled.
During the day, units of the Defense Forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of the settlements of Kupyansk, Spirnoe, Mayorsk, Zaitsevo, Avdeevka, Novomikhailovka, Poprosnoye and Kamenka.
Our aviation hit 25 enemy manpower and military equipment concentration areas and 6 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems.
In addition, our air defense units, in different directions, destroyed the Mi-8 helicopter and 9 UAVs of infidels.
Over the past day, missile troops and artillery inflicted a fiery defeat, in particular, on 6 command posts, 4 areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment, 3 air defense positions, 3 artillery positions, as well as 3 ammunition depots.