The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said this in its morning report posted on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
The enemy continues to focus its efforts on establishing full control over the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, maintaining the captured areas of the Kherson region and parts of the Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, and Mykolaiv regions, restoring the combat capability of units that have suffered losses, and preventing a possible counteroffensive of the Ukrainian Defense Forces.
There were no significant changes in the Volyn, Polissia and Siversky directions. The enemy shelled the areas of Katerynivka and Obody of the Sumy region using barrel artillery.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy fired from tanks, barrel and jet artillery in the vicinity of Svitlychne, Slatyne, Pytomnyk, Petrivka, Pischane, Husarivka, Mospanove, Krynychne, and Pryshyb.
In the Sloviansk direction, the enemy continued to fire near Dibrivne, Mazanivka, and Dolyna.
The enemy tried to conduct an offensive in the directions of Dovhenke - Dibrivne, Brazhkivka - Nova Dmytrivka, but did not succeed and retreated.
In the Kramatorsk direction, shelling was recorded near Rozdolivka, Hryhorivka, Verkhniokamianske, Dronivka, and Serebrianka. The enemy is trying to launch an offensive in the direction of Spirne - Vesele, hostilities continue.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy used barrel artillery and MLRS in the areas of Soledar, Zaitseve and Bilohorivka. It conducted an offensive in the directions of Vershyna - Kodema and Hladosove - Kodema, but was unsuccessful. Hostilities continue in the directions Strapivka - Soledar, Pokrovske - Bakhmut, Travneve - Kodema, Semihiria - Zaitseve and Hladosove - Kurdiumivka.
In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy fired from barrel and rocket artillery near Opytne, Marinka, Pisky, Avdiivka and Nevelske. It tried to conduct assault operations in the directions Spartak - Opytne, Novoselivka Druha - Krasnohorivka, Donetsk - Pervomaiske, Pisky - Nevelske, Lozove - Nevelske, but was unsuccessful.
In the Novopavlivka direction, artillery fire was recorded near Vuhledar, Velyka Novosilka, and Pavlivka.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the occupiers fired outside Dorozhnianka, Novosilka, and Mala Tokmachka. Airstrikes were carried out near Mala Tokmachka and Olhivske. The enemy led an offensive in the direction of Makarivka - Vremivka, but had no success and retreated.
In the Southern Buh direction, the enemy continued shelling the areas of Velyke Artakove, Lozove, Tavriiske, Stepova Dolyna, Pervomaiske, Kyselivka, Chervona Dolyna, Potiomkine, Prybuzke, Parutyne, Poliana, Novooleksandrivka and Partyzanske.
The enemy carried out airstrikes near Zarichne, Bila Krynytsia and Andriivka.
In the Mykolaiv direction, the occupiers carried out assaults in the area of the settlement of Blahodatne, with partial success.
The enemy's naval group in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas focuses its main efforts on blocking civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea and damaging military facilities and infrastructure deep in the territory of Ukraine.
Ukrainian missile and artillery units and aviation continue to successfully carry out fire missions in the designated directions. The enemy is experiencing an acute shortage of trained and motivated reinforcements for units that are systematically suffering losses.
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