In the direction of Donetsk and Tavriysky, the Russian occupiers are shelling the advanced positions of our troops. Fighting continues in the areas of Kreminna, Torske, and Zelena Dolyna. The enemy is regrouping for a further offensive in the direction of the village of Lyman. The operational information was provided by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
“The enemy tries to launch an offensive to advance deep into Popasna locality. After Russian occupiers attempted to storm Rubizhne and Sievierodonetsk, about 130 wounded enemy soldiers were taken to a hospital in Novoaydar. The exact number is currently being determined,” reads the report.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy stormed the Marinka area.
The enemy’s main efforts are focused on capturing the city of Mariupol, continuing the assault in the area of the Azovstal plant. The enemy is conducting military operations in the settlements of Velyka Novosilka, Rivnopil, and Storozheve continues to provide logistical support to troops.
In the Southern Buh direction, the Russian enemy is concentrating its main efforts on maintaining the occupied frontiers and shelling the positions of Ukrainian troops. Fighting is ongoing in the area of Oleksandrivka.
In the direction of Polissia and Volyn, the enemy did not take active action.
The territory of Ukraine remains under threat of missile and bomb strikes launched from aviation using the territory, airfield network, and airspace of Belarus.
Certain units of the Belarusian Armed Forces continue to carry out tasks to shield the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel regions. Positions and observation posts are being equipped.
In the Siversky direction, there were no signs of the enemy forming a strike group to resume offensive operations. The enemy stepped up protection in the relevant direction on the Ukrainian-Russian border. The strongholds near the border with Ukraine are being equipped.
In the direction of Slobozhansky, the Russian enemy is regrouping and replenishing reserves. Kharkiv city remains under fire and is partially blocked.
In the direction of Izium, the enemy made an attempt to attack in the direction of Sulyhivka, Dibrivne. The enemy is trying to conduct air reconnaissance using Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles.
In the future, the Russian occupiers will continue to fire on Ukrainian positions and conduct hostilities to reach the administrative borders of the Kherson region.
“The occupiers withdrew the battalion tactical group of the 237th tank regiment of the 3rd motorised infantry division of the 20th combined arms army of the western military district from the Kharkiv region to the point of its permanent deployment (Soloti, Belgorod region) to restore combat capability after the group had suffered heavy losses,” reads the General Staff report.