Insubordination and drunkenness are rampant in Russian units General Staff report

Ukrayinska Pravda

Insubordination and drunkenness are rampant in Russian units General Staff report

Anastasiia Kalatur – July 20, 2022

The command of the Northern Fleet of the Russian Federation is carrying out preventive measures due to the very low level of military discipline in the units, and drunkenness and insubordination against the orders of commanders are rampant.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 06.00 on 20 July

Details: There is a shortage of ammunition, food and water in units of the Russian forces.

There are no significant changes in the Russian occupying forces’ activity on the Volyn, Polissia, and Sivershchyna fronts. Russian soldiers hit the areas of Mykolaivka in Chernihiv Oblast, and Volfyne, Yastrubyne and Pavlivka in Sumy Oblast, using tube and rocket artillery.

On the Kharkiv front, the invaders have fired at the areas of the settlements of Mospanove, Petrivka, Ruski Tyshky, Bazaliivka, Pechenihy, Tsyrkuny, Pytomnyk, Dementiivka, Korobochkyne and Prudianka.

On the Sloviansk front, shelling from tanks and artillery was recorded near Dolyna, Krasnopillia, Kostiantynivka, Chepil, Husarivka and Adamivka.

On the Donetsk front, the aggressor shelled the areas of settlements of Kramatorsk, Siversk, Serebrianka, Hryhorivka, Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Ivano-Darivka, using tube and rocket artillery. They also carried out an airstrike near Verkhnokamianske.  Russian soldiers are leading an assault in the area of Ivano-Darivka, hostilities continue.

On the Bakhmut front, the occupiers are conducting combat operations to create conditions for an attack on Bakhmut and to seize the territory of the Vuhlehirska power station. Shelling was carried out from tube and rocket artillery and tanks in the areas of the settlements of Berestove, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Pokrovske, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, and Kodema. The Russian forces carried out airstrikes on Berestove, Yakovlivka, Bakhmut, Vershyna, New-York and Pokrovske.

Fighting continues in the area of the settlements of Berestove, Vershyna and Novoluhanske.

On the Avdiivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia fronts, there was shelling in the areas of the settlements of Novobakhmutivka, Vuhledar, Novopil, Poltavka, Huliaipole, Kamianske, and a number of others. The Russian invaders launched an airstrike near Avdiivka. Russian soldiers conducted reconnaissance-in-force near Novoselivka Druha and advanced towards Mykilske, but they had no success and retreated.

On the Pivdennyi Buh front, the Russian army maintains a high intensity of reconnaissance with drones. There are three Kalibr cruise missile carriers in the Black Sea area outside the naval bases. Reciprocal shelling from tube, rocket artillery and tanks continues along the entire front line. The Russian forces launched missile and air strikes in the area of ​​Murakhivka.

Author: John Hanno

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Bogan High School. Worked in Alaska after the earthquake. Joined U.S. Army at 17. Sergeant, B Battery, 3rd Battalion, 84th Artillery, 7th Army. Member of 12 different unions, including 4 different locals of the I.B.E.W. Worked for fortune 50, 100 and 200 companies as an industrial electrician, electrical/electronic technician.