The 167th day of the Ukrainian nation’s heroic resistance to the Russian military invasion has begun.
According to the information of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas has not changed significantly. The units of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus continue to strengthen the protection of the section of the Belarus-Ukraine border in the Brest and Gomel regions.
There is still a threat of enemy missiles and air strikes from the territory and airspace of the Republic of Belarus.
In the direction of Siversky, the enemy continues to hold separate units of the Western Military District troops in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions to restrain the maneuver of the Ukrainian troops and prevent them from being redeployed to other directions.
The enemy shelled the Ukrainian positions with tube and rocket artillery in the areas of Katerynivka, Seredyna-Buda, and Mezenivka villages of the Sumy region and conducted aerial reconnaissance near Hai and Shalyhine.
In Slobozhansky’s direction, the enemy is conducting combat operations to hold previously occupied lines and prevent the offensive of Ukrainian soldiers.
In the Kharkiv area, the occupiers fired tanks, tube, and rocket artillery in the areas of Sosnivka, Duvanka, Prudianka, Dementiyivka, Pytomnyk, Ruska Lozova, Cherkaski Tyshky, Petrivka, Bayrak, Stary Saltiv, Bazaliyivka, Korobochkyne, Andriivka, Mylove, Chuhuiv, and Chepil.
In the direction of Slovyansk, the enemy shelled the areas of Brazhkivka, Karnaukhivka, Sulyhivka, Nova Dmytrivka, Protopopivka, Adamivka, Zalyman, Mazanivka, and Dolyna with artillery.
In the Donetsk region, the enemy is launching an offensive toward Bakhmut and Avdiivka with the support of operational-tactical and army aviation, trying to push the Ukrainian units back with artillery fire.
The occupiers tried to carry out combat reconnaissance in the area of Ivano-Daryivka, Vesele, Yakovlivka, and Bakhmut. Ukrainian soldiers inflicted fire damage and forced the invaders to flee. The enemy went on the offensive near Zaitseve and was forced to retreat.
In the direction of Avdiivka, enemy strikes were recorded near Vodiane, Pisky, Nevelske, Novoselivka, Krasnohorivka, and Sukha Balka. The enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Marinka, Krasnohorivka, Novoselivka, and Avdiivka.
The enemy went on the offensive near Krasnohorivka and Avdiivka but had no success and retreated.
In the direction of Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia, the areas of Volodymyrivka, Pavlivka, Orikhiv, Shevchenko, Huliaypilske, Novodanylivka, Stepnohirsk, Olhivske, Kamyanske, and Novosilka came under fire. Airstrikes were recorded near Velyka Novosilka, Shcherbaky, and Novosilka.
The Ukrainian defenders neutralised reconnaissance groups in the Velyka Novosilka and Vremivka areas.
The enemy is conducting a defensive operation in the Southern Buh direction and is actively using army aviation. To restrain the Ukrainian troops, the invaders opened artillery fire on Prybuzke, Posad-Pokrovske, Lupareve, Ukrainka, Luch, Myrne, Blahodatne, Novorosiyske, Shyroke, Partyzanske, Plotnytske, Bilohirka, Osokorivka, and Kniazivka.
The Russians launched airstrikes near Bila Krynytsia, Andriivka, Osokorivka, and Olhyne.
The enemy conducted aerial reconnaissance with drones near Bilohirka, Murakhivka, Novooleksandrivka, Shevchenkove, and Mykolaivka.
Two Kalibr sea-launched cruise missile carriers are on alert in the Black Sea.
The enemy’s aviation group is conducting systematic combat operations to back the actions of ground groups. Efforts are focused on hitting military facilities in the Donetsk direction.
Ukrainian aviation and missile, and artillery units continue to fire successfully on the clusters of manpower, military equipment of the Russian occupiers, and ammunition depots. Suffering losses, the enemy’s personnel refuse to go into battle in many directions and resort to sabotage.