The relevant statement was made by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
Over the past day, Russian invaders have launched seven missile strikes and 31 air strikes, and opened fire with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) 73 times. The threat of enemy air and missile strikes on critical infrastructure is persisting all over Ukraine.
Russian troops are conducting offensive actions in such directions as Bakmut, Avdiivka and Lyman, and attempting to improve their tactical position in the Kupiansk direction.
Over the past day, Ukraine’s Defense Forces have repelled enemy attacks near the Luhansk region’s Stelmakhivka and Chervonopopivka, and the Donetsk region’s Soledar, Krasna Hora, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Vodiane, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Pobieda and Novomykhailivka.
In the Novopavlivka, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, Russian occupiers are holding the defense within the previously captured frontiers and setting up positions.
In the Volyn, Polissia, Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, there are no signs of enemy offensive groupings being formed.
In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, Russian invaders launched mortar and artillery strikes near the Chernihiv region’s Halahanivka and Hremiach, the Sumy region’s Koreniok, Kucherivka, Studenok, Buniakyne, Atynske, Kindrativka and Myropillia, and the Kharkiv region’s Starytsia, Chuhunivka, Milove, Kolodiazne and Novomlynsk.
In the Kupiansk direction, the enemy used tanks and cannon artillery to open fire on the Kharkiv region’s Dvorichna, Persjotravneve, Ivanivka and Krokhmalne, and the Luhansk region’s Stelmakhivka and Miasozharivka.
In the Lyman direction, Russian troops shelled the Luhansk region’s Makiivka, Ploshchanka, Nevske, Kuzmyne, Chervonopopivka and Dibrova.
In the Bakhmut direction, Russian occupiers opened fire on the Donetsk region’s Spirne, Berestove, Bilohorivka, Vesele, Rozdolivka, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Bila Hora, Dyliivka, Druzhba, Zalizne and New York.
In the Avdiivka direction, Russian invaders shelled the Donetsk region’s Avdiivka, Nevelske, Heorhiivka, Marinka and Novomykhailivka.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, enemy shelling was recorded near the Zaporizhzhia region’s Dorozhnianka, Charivne, Bilohiria, Mali Shcherbaky, Stepove and Kamianske, and the Dnipropetrovsk region’s Oleksiivka.
In the Kherson direction, Russian invaders continue attacks on settlements located along the right bank of the Dnieper. The enemy again used MLRS to open fire on Kherson.
According to the available information, a significant portion of weapons and military equipment delivered by Russia to Belarus for enemy personnel training purposes has been removed from long storage and requires maintenance. Belarusian servicemen are involved in works related to such equipment.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian air forces have launched 17 strikes on enemy clusters and three strikes on air defense system positions over the past day.
The Ukrainian military shot down three enemy helicopters (Ka-52, Mi-24 and Mi-8) and three Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Ukraine’s missile and artillery units hit seven Russian personnel and military equipment clusters and one fuel depot.