"In Slobozhansky direction, the enemy gave up offensive operations near the city of Sumy, trying to regroup and redeploy its units to other areas. One of the BTGs from the 1st enemy tank army, involved in hostilities, was fully withdrawn from Ukraine to the territory of the Russian Federation," the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.
At the same time, the aggressors continued to launch strikes on Kharkiv's infrastructure facilities. The enemy tried to conduct offensive operations towards the town of Izium.
The General Staff informs that in order to continue the full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine, Russia continues to redeploy additional units from the Pacific Fleet and the Western Military District. At the same time, there is a significant decrease in the intensity of movement from the depths of the Russian Federation.
In Volyn direction, there is a high probability of involvement of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus in the aggression against Ukraine. Air reconnaissance continues in the areas of Kovel, Varash, Sarny. At the same time, the delivery of missiles for Iskander-M short range ballistic missile system is recorded in the area of Kalinkovichi.
According to the General Staff, the enemy did not conduct active offensive operations in Polissya direction. Russian troops continue to regroup individual units of the Eastern Military District. Units, which suffered significant losses during offensive operations, are usually deployed to Belarus to restore their combat capability. In particular, the withdrawal of up to 2 BTGs from the 106th Airborne Division from the territory of Kyiv region to the territory of Belarus was noticed.
At the same time, the invaders continue to launch missile and air strikes on important military infrastructure and advanced positions in order to inflict casualties and deplete personnel.
In Siversky direction, the invaders did not carry out offensive operations, concentrating their efforts on consolidating and maintaining the previously occupied frontiers.
The main efforts of the enemy in Donetsk direction were focused on taking control of the localities of Popasna, Rubizhne and entering the Novotroitsky district, as well capturing Mariupol. The aggressor’s attempts are unsuccessful.
The occupiers carried out artillery and mortar shelling of the localities of Toretske, Svitlodarsk, Troitske, and Pisky.
"The main goal of the Russian invaders is still to reach the administrative borders of Donetsk and Luhansk regions," the General Staff stressed.
In Tavriysky direction, Russian Guard units continue to carry out filtration measures in the temporarily occupied territories of Kherson region.
In the South Buh direction, the enemy's position and actions remained unchanged.
It is noted that the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to inflict significant losses on the enemy. "According to available information, over the past five days, about 600 bodies of servicemen killed in Ukraine have been brought to the military garrisons of the Nizhny Novgorod region. Most of the killed served in the 47th Guards Tank Division of the 1st Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District," the General Staff informed.