The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on said this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
"In the Sivershchyna direction, the enemy continues to keep up to three battalion tactical groups from the 1st Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District and airborne units to cover the Russian-Ukrainian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions," the statement said.
The situation in the Volyn and Polissia areas has not changed significantly.
The Russian aggressor carried out artillery shelling in the area of the settlement of Seredyna-Buda in the Sumy region.
In the Slobozhanshchyna direction, the enemy launched an air strike and carried out artillery fire outside the settlements of Tymofiivka and Morozova Dolyna.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy's main efforts are concentrated on preventing Ukrainain forces from advancing to Ukraine's state border. The enemy fired intensively at the settlements of Kozacha Lopan, Mali Prokhody, Dementiivka, Petrivka, Verkhniy Saltiv, Rubizhne, and the outskirts of Kharkiv.
In the Sloviansk direction, the enemy used artillery and multiple rocket launchers in the areas of Chepil, Pryshyb, Protopopivka, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Dibrivne, Vernopillia, Mayak, Kurulka, Bohorodychne, Mazanivka, Krasnopillia and Dolyna.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy continues to focus its efforts on the Sievierodonetsk and Bakhmut directions. Aircraft are intensively used.
In the Sievierodonetsk direction, the enemy fired from artillery at the settlements of Lysychansk, Syrotyne, Voronove, Borivske, Bila Hora, Ustynivka, Myrna Dolyna, Toshkivka, and launched airstrikes using Su-25 aircraft near Bila Dora and Myrna Dolyna. Fighting continues to establish full control over the city of Sievierodonetsk.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy fired from artillery and multiple rocket launchers in the areas of Orikhove, Zolote-3, Mykolaivka, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Pokrovske, Klynove, Zaitseve and New York. The enemy launched an air strike near Yakovlivka and missile strikes near Travneve, Dolomitne, Zaitseve and New York.
In the Lyman, Avdiivka, Kurakhiv, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhia directions, Russian forces are trying to prevent the regrouping of units of Ukrainian troops. They fired artillery of various calibers in the areas of Kalynove, Ocheretyne, Berdychi, Zhelanne, Tonenke, Sievernye, Orlivka, Semenivka, Vesele, Avdiivka, Netailove, Vodiane, Opytne, Pervomaiske, Pisky, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Novomykhailivka, Pavlivka, Shevchenko, Velyka Novosilka, Vremivka, Olhivske, Zelene Pole, Novopil, Temyrivka, Poltavka, Malynivka, Chervone, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv and Kamianske.
In the Lyman direction, the enemy launched an air strike using two Su-25 aircraft near the village of Pryshyb and a missile strike near the village of Mayaky.
In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy's Su-25 aircraft struck the areas of the settlements of Shevchenko and Vuhledar.
In the Southern Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its efforts on maintaining the occupied borders and preventing the advance of Ukrainian troops.
In the Black and Azov Seas, the main focus of the enemy's naval group is blocking civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.
Five sea-based cruise missile carriers are ready to be used against Ukraine.
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