The enemy continues to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut direction, suffering numerous losses.
“The enemy continues to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut direction, suffering numerous losses. In the Lyman and Avdiiv directions, he conducted unsuccessful offensive actions, all enemy attacks were repulsed. In the remaining directions, the occupiers are defending themselves. In the Volyn, Polis, Siver, and Slobozhan directions, the situation has not changed significantly, hostile no offensive groups were detected,” the message says.
As noted, the areas of more than twenty settlements were subjected to artillery shelling. Among them are Mikhalchyna Sloboda, Leonivka and Yasna Zorya in Chernihiv region and Budarka, Veterinarne, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Krasne Pershe, Neskuchne and Strelecha in Kharkiv region.
In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy shelled Sinkivka, Ivanivka, Kotlyarivka and Tabaivka in the Kharkiv region and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk region.
The General Staff also informed that Makiyivka, Ploshanka, Chervonopivka and Nevske in the Luhansk region and Yampolivka in the Donetsk region came under fire in the Lymansky direction.
In addition, areas of seventeen settlements were affected by fire in the Bakhmut direction. In particular, Spirne, Bakhmut, Stupochki, Bilogorivka, Krasna Gora, Klishchiivka and Kurdyumivka in Donetsk region.
“On the Avdiivskyi direction, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk region came under enemy fire. On the Novopavlivskyi direction, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of Bogoyavlenka, Prechistivka, and Zolotoi Niva in Donetsk region. In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the areas of twenty settlements were affected by tank and artillery fire. Among them are Vremivka, Vilne Pole, and Novopil in the Donetsk region, and Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, and Orikhov in Zaporizhzhia. In the Kherson direction, sixteen settlements were hit by artillery fire, including Havrylivka, Dudchany, Kachkarivka, Bilozerka, Novokayri, Republikanets and Kherson,” the summary states.
The war in Ukraine is relevant
Today it became officially known that the ZSU left Soledarwhere the Russian army destroyed more than one unit for the armor of the Ukrainian military.
At the same time, the Armed Forces of Ukraine remain in Bakhmutas long as the city has the conditions to keep it.
The day before, the media learned about Washington’s request to Kyiv to stop the bloody fighting in Donbas and focus on the liberation of the south. But Zelensky is not ready to give up on Bakhmut.