Operational information on Russian invasion (June 21)

The one hundred eighteenth (118) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues. 

The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas is without significant changes.

In the Siversky direction, the enemy continues to provide enhanced protection of the Ukrainian-Russian border. It fired on civilian infrastructure in the area of the settlement of Seredyna-Buda, Sumy oblast.

In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy’s main efforts are focused on maintaining the occupied borders, trying to prevent our units from retreating to the rear of the russian group of troops operating in the Slovyansk direction. The enemy fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of Dmytrivka, Chuhuiv, Korobochkyne, Stara Hnylytsia and Bazaliivka.

In the Slovyansk direction, near the Bohorodychne and Dolyna, Ukrainian soldiers repulsed the assaults of the occupiers.

The enemy systematically carried out artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Hrushuvakha, Virnopillya, Adamivka and Mazanivka. Inflicted air strikes on civilian infrastructure near Bogorodychne.

The enemy did not take active action in the Kramatorsk direction. It  fired at the positions of the defense forces with artillery, rocket-propelled grenade launchers and mortars along the line of contact.

In the Siverodonetsk direction, shelling of units of our troops from artillery of various calibres continues. It struck air strikes near Ustynivka, Hirske and Lysychansk. It does not stop the assault in order to establish full control over the city of Siverodonetsk. In addition to this city, our soldiers are successfully resisting the assaults in the areas of Syrotyne and Bila Hora.

In the Bakhmut direction, in the areas of the settlements of Mykolayivka, Vershyna and Semyhirya, the enemy is conducting offensive operations, fighting continues. In addition, the enemy cynically fired on civilian infrastructure near Pokrovskе, Mykolayivka and Bilohorivka.

It launched an air strike in the Avdiivka area near New York.

He fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of Ocheretyne, Avdiivka, Kamyanka, Netaylove, Mykilske and Orikhove.

An air strike near Shcherbaky was recorded in the Kurakhiv direction. Defenders of Ukraine have stopped attempts at hostile assault in the Marinka area. The enemy fled ingloriously.

In the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhzia directions, the enemy did not take active action.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy suffers losses. Trying to contain Ukrainian defense forces, it fired artillery, mortars and multiple rocket launchers at the Murakhivka, Topolyne, Bila Krynytsia and Maryino districts. The enemy fired airstrikes at civilian infrastructure near Ochakivo and Kutsurub. Conducts air reconnaissance of UAVs.

At the same time strengthens the fortification equipment of the advanced positions by building long-term firing points.

In the waters of the Black and Azov Seas, 5 high-precision weapons carriers are being held in readiness to launch missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine.

According to available information, due to significant losses in the command staff of airborne units, the enemy is forced to recruit reserve officers for military service with short-term contracts for a period of three months.

We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!

Glory to Ukraine!