The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine writes about this facebook.
“The adversary is trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, is concentrating its efforts on restraining the actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions, and at the same time, it is not giving up its attempts to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiiv directions,” the message reads.
The enemy is shelling positions of Ukrainian troops along the contact line, carrying out fortification equipment of positions in separate directions and conducting aerial reconnaissance. Violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war, it continues to strike critical infrastructure and the homes of the civilian population.
“During the past 24 hours, the enemy launched 5 missile and up to 30 air strikes, carried out more than 100 attacks from rocket salvo systems,” the General Staff wrote.
Areas of more than 40 settlements were hit by enemy attacks. Among them are the city of Dnipro and its region, Prikolotne in the Kharkiv region and Velika Oleksandrivka in the Kherson region.
On the Volyn and Polissky directions situation without significant changes. The Republic of Belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. The threat of missile strikes and the use of attack drones on the territory of Ukraine remains.
The enemy shelled in other directions:
- in the Seversky direction – from mortars and barrel artillery, in the areas of settlements Starykove, Seredyna-Buda, Basivka, Mykolaivka, Ryzhivka. Strike drones were also used;
- in the Slobozhansk direction – with the use of mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in the areas of Vilkhuvatka, Budarka, Shevchenkove, Strelecha and Dvorichna settlements;
- on the Kupyansk and Lymansk directions – from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Berestov, Pershotravneve, Nevske, Bilogorivka, Serhiivka and Spirne settlements;
- in the direction of Bakhmut – from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Soledar, Ivangrad, Klishchiivka, Kurdyumivka, Mayorsk and Odradivka;
- in the Avdiyiv direction – from tanks and artillery of various types, in the areas of settlements of Novomykhailivka, Pervomaiske, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske and Novokalynove.
On the Novopavlovsk and Zaporizhzhia directions carried out shelling of the positions of the Defense Forces and civil infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Vremivka, Vugledar, Zaliznychne, Novopil and Poltavka.
In the South Buz direction areas of more than 15 settlements along the contact line suffered fire damage. To conduct aerial reconnaissance, the enemy made up to 20 sorties of UAVs of various types.
Over the past 24 hours, units of the Defense Forces repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Ivangrad, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Soledar, Kurdyumivka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Nevelske and Ternova settlements.
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