Two hundred seventy-second (272) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.
russian occupiers continue their armed aggression against our country, they do not stop striking industrial facilities. They are trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, they are concentrating their efforts on restraining the actions of units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine, they are carrying out engineering equipment of the defence line, they are continuing to conduct offensive actions in certain directions, and they are conducting aerial reconnaissance.
Over the past day, units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine repelled attacks by the occupiers in the areas of settlements: Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk oblast and Spirne, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Kamianka, Opytne, Vesele, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk oblast.
The enemy does not stop shelling the positions of our troops and settlements near the contact line. Fire continues to damage critical infrastructure and civilian homes.
Over the past day, the enemy launched 9 air strikes, 7 missile strikes and launched more than 50 MLRS attacks from rocket salvo systems. Objects of civil infrastructure in the settlements of Komyshuvakha and Novotroitske of the Zaporizhzhia region were damaged.
In the Volyn, Polissya, Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected so far.
The republic of belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the russian federation against Ukraine, providing it with infrastructure, territory and airspace. The threat of the enemy launching missile and air strikes from the territory and airspace of the republic of belarus remains.
In the Siverskyi direction, in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions, the enemy continues to perform the task of covering the russian-Ukrainian border, conducting demonstration and provocative actions. Fired the positions of our units in the area of Rozhkovychi settlement of Sumy oblast.
On the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, the enemy is conducting defense, firing from tanks, mortars and barrel artillery. In particular, in the areas of Orlyanske and Lozova settlements of Kharkiv oblast; Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Ploshchanka, Makiivka in the Luhansk oblast and Terny in the Donetsk oblast.
In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka areas, the enemy is concentrating its efforts on conducting offensive operations. It carried out tank and artillery shelling of various types of objects in the areas of seventeen settlements. Among them are Andriivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Mayorsk, Opytne, Yakovlivka, Vesele and Vodyane.
In the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy is defending on captured lines. Fired the positions of the Defense Forces from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery. Areas of twenty-one settlements were affected by enemy artillery fire, including Bohoyavlenka, Vremivka, Vuhledar, Zolota Nyva of Donetsk region, as well as Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Malynivka, Myrne of Zaporizhzhia oblast.
In the Kryvyi Rih and Kherson directions, the enemy is improving the fortification equipment and logistical support of the advanced units leading the defense and does not stop artillery shelling of the positions of our troops and settlements on the right bank of the Dnipro River.
The russian occupiers fire from barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of Antonivka, Zelenivka, Komysany and Muzikyvka settlements of the Kherson oblast.
In violation of international humanitarian law, the laws and customs of warfare, the russian occupying forces, in particular, in the settlement of Strilkove, Henichesky district, Kherson oblast, on the territory of a recreation center, set up a torture chamber where Ukrainian citizens are held and subjected to torture.
During the past day, the Ukrainian aviation struck the area where the enemy’s personnel, weapons and military equipment are concentrated.
Over the past 24 hours, units of missile forces and artillery of the Defence Forces of Ukraine have struck a control post, a warehouse of fuel and lubricants, an area for the concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment, and a radio-electronic warfare station of the russian occupiers.
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