During the day, 59 military clashes took place.
The enemy continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, uses terror tactics, strikes, and shells both military and civilian targets. The enemy is actively using aviation and FPV-type quadcopters, carrying out assault operations with the support of armored vehicles, the General Staff said in a statement.
The operational situation in the east and south of Ukraine remains difficult.
During the day 59 military clashes occurred. In total, the enemy carried out 4 missile and 69 air strikes per day, and carried out 50 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas.
Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in civilian deaths and injuries. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.
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In the Volyn and Polesie directionsthe operational situation is without significant changes. There were no signs of the formation of offensive groups. Certain units of the armed forces of Belarus carry out tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine.
In the Seversky and Slobozhansky directionsthe enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts sabotage and reconnaissance activities, shells populated areas from Russian territory, and increases the density of mine and explosive barriers along the state border of Ukraine. The enemy carried out air strikes in the areas of the settlements of Grafskoye, Volchansk, Nikolaevka in the Kharkov region. About 25 settlements were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar shelling, among them Klyusy, Chernihiv region; Marchikhina Buda, Fotovyzh, Atinskoye, Pavlovka, Konstantinovka, Sadki, Sumy region; Udy, Cossack Lopan, Ogurtsovo, Volchansk, Budarki, Kolodezno, Kharkov region.
On the Kupyansky directionOur defenders repelled 7 attacks near Sinkovka, Kharkov region, where the enemy tried to break through the defenses of our troops. The enemy carried out air strikes in the areas of the settlements of Ivanovka, Kislovka, Tabaevka, Peschanoye, Kharkov region. More than 15 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, in particular, Dveletnaya, Sinkovka, Petropavlovka, Ivanovka, Berestovo in the Kharkov region.
In the Liman directionOur defenders repelled 4 attacks in the Ternov and Yampolevka areas of the Donetsk region and 6 more attacks near Belogorivka, Lugansk region, where the enemy tried to break through the defenses of our troops. The enemy carried out air strikes in the area of Serebryansky forestry in the Luhansk region and near the settlements of Yampolevka and Grigorovka in the Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements were damaged by enemy artillery and mortar shelling, including Karmazinovka, Nevskoye, Belogorovka in the Lugansk region and Torskoye, Dibrova, Serebryanka, Verkhnekamennoye, Spornoye, Razdolevka in the Donetsk region.
In the Bakhmut directionThe defense forces repelled 5 attacks near Bogdanovka, Ivanovsky and Kleshchievka, Donetsk region, where the enemy unsuccessfully tried to improve the tactical situation. The enemy carried out air strikes in the areas of the settlements of Minkovka, Bogdanovka, Chasov Yar, Konstantinovka, Toretsk, New York, Donetsk region. About 10 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, in particular, Vasyukovka, Bogdanovka, Ivanovskoye, Kleshchievka, Andreevka, New York in the Donetsk region.
In the Avdeevsky directionOur defenders repelled 5 attacks near Novobakhmutovka, Stepnoy, Avdeevka and 9 more attacks south of Severny, Pervomaisky and Nevelsky Donetsk region, where the enemy unsuccessfully tried to break through the defenses of our troops. The enemy carried out air strikes in the areas of Lastochkino and Avdeevka settlements in the Donetsk region. About 10 settlements were shelled by artillery and mortars, including Novobakhmutovka, Berdichi, Avdeevka, Pervomaiskoye, Donetsk region.
In the Maryinsky directionDefense forces continue to contain the enemy in the Georgievka and Novomikhailovka areas of the Donetsk region, where the occupiers unsuccessfully tried to improve the tactical situation 3 times. The enemy carried out air strikes in the areas of the settlements of Staromayorskoye and Rovnopol, Donetsk region. Maksimilianovka, Georgievka, Pobeda, Novomikhailovka found themselves under artillery and mortar fire from the occupiers.
In the Shakhtarsky directionthe enemy did not conduct offensive (assault) actions. Conducted air strikes in the areas of Novomikhailovka and Konstantinovka settlements in the Donetsk region. Bogoyavlenko, Staromayorskoye, Zelenoe Pole were under artillery and mortar fire from the invaders.
In the Zaporozhye direction our defenders repulsed 4 attacks west of Verbovoy and Robotiny, Zaporozhye region, where the enemy tried unsuccessfully. More than 15 settlements were subjected to artillery and mortar shelling, including Levadnoye, Gulyaypole, Volshebnoye, Malaya Tokmachka, Novoandreevka, Lobkovo, Zaporizhzhya region.
In the area of responsibility of the OSUV “Odessa” in the Kherson direction, artillery shelling of the enemy in the Kherson region and areas of the settlements of Berislav, Novotyaginka, Kherson region.
The enemy does not abandon the intention to dislodge our units from the bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnieper. Yes, the enemy made 6 unsuccessful assaults on the positions of our troops.
- Earlier, the Ukrainian Armed Forces explained the situation regarding the capture by the Russians of the village of Krokhmalnoye in the Kharkov region: The defense forces retreated to reserve positions to save the lives of the soldiers.