Enemy unsuccessfully searching for weak spots in defense of Sievierodonetsk

Enemy unsuccessfully searching for weak spots in defense of Sievierodonetsk

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In Sievierodonetsk direction, Russian troops fired mortars, artillery, and multiple rocket launchers on the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The enemy continues making futile attempts to find weak spots in the defense of Sievierodonetsk.

This is stated in the report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.

In Volyn and Polissya directions, the enemy did not take active action. The situation has not changed significantly.

In Siversky direction, the enemy continues to guard the Ukrainian-Russian border and fire mortars on civilian infrastructure in the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy regions.

In Kharkiv direction, the enemy equips its positions and mines areas to increase the stability of the defense. The invaders resort to intensive artillery shelling of the Ukrainian units to restrain the actions of Ukraine's defense forces. In addition, the enemy fired on civilian infrastructure in the area Stary Saltiv, Ruski Tyshky, Cherkasy Tyshky, Korobochkyne, Asiyivka, Chepil, and Udy.

In Slovyansk direction, the enemy's efforts are focused on preparing for the continuation of the offensive towards Slovyansk and Barvinkove. The enemy fired on civilian infrastructure in the area of Dibrivne, Komyshuvakha, and Kurulka.

Using the results of the fire damage, the occupiers carried out offensive and assault operations near Bohorodychne and Dovhenke, hostilities continue.

In Donetsk direction, the enemy, apart from firing artillery along the line of contact, launched a missile strike near the city of Kramatorsk.

The enemy did not take active action in Lyman direction. Russians fired on Tetianivka, Pryshyb, and Serebrianka.

In Sievierodonetsk direction, the enemy fired on Ukrainian units using mortars, artillery, and multiple rocket launchers. The invaders hit the civilian infrastructure in the area of Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk, Pryvillia, Ustynivka, Hirske, and Katerynivka. The occupiers launched an airstrike on Toshkivka and carried out an unsuccessful assault. In the direction of the village of Katerynivka, Ukrainian soldiers also inflicted losses on the enemy. The enemy retreated.

It is noted that the enemy continues making futile attempts to find weak spots in the defense of Sievierodonetsk.

In Bakhmut direction, the enemy fired on the Ukrainian positions from tube and rocket artillery near Komyshuvakha, Mykolayivka, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Semyhirya, and Mayorske. The invaders launched missile and air strikes on Verkhniokamyanka, Zolote, Berestove, Slovyansk, and New York.

Using the results of fire damage, the enemy assaults the area of Roty, Mykolayivka, and Komyshuvakha.

In previous battles in this direction, Ukrainian defenders inflicted heavy losses on the occupiers and the enemy was forced to withdraw units of the 1st and 100th separate motorized infantry brigades of the 1st army corps to restore combat capability.

The enemy did not conduct active hostilities in Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Novopavlivsk, and Zaporizhzhia directions. In order to restrain the actions of the Ukrainian units, the enemy fired artillery and mortars along the line of contact.

In the Southern Buh direction, the enemy fired artillery in the area of Liubymivka, Dobrianka, Bila Krynytsia, Shyroke, Bereznehuvate, Blahodatne, Liubomyrivka, and Tavriyske.

To improve its tactical position, the enemy prepares to cross the water obstacles, conducted air reconnaissance with UAVs. It plans to strengthen motorized infantry units with T-62 tank companies. In addition, the invaders deployed units of tube and rocket artillery and Tochka-U system.

Over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s defenders repulsed seven enemy attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk directions, destroying three enemy tanks, two armored personnel vehicles and four vehicles. The air defense units shot down six Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles.

According to the available information, the personnel of the 15th separate motorized infantry brigade of the 2nd combined arms army of the central military district suffered significant losses in the fighting in the territory of Ukraine – about 800 personnel killed and about 400 wounded. In total, about 1,800 members of this brigade took part in hostilities in the territory of Ukraine.

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