Ukraine’s Armed Forces repel Russian attacks near 13 settlements

Over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled Russia’s attacks near the settlements of Ploshchanka and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region and Berestove, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk region.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this its report on Facebook.

Over the past day, the enemy launched 7 missile attacks and 32 air strikes and used MLRS more than 50 times to attack the positions of Ukrainian troops and settlements along the contact line.

According to the General Staff, there is still a threat of enemy missile strikes on the energy system and critical infrastructure objects throughout the territory of Ukraine.

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.

The Republic of Belarus continues to support the Russian Federation’s armed aggression against Ukraine, providing Russia with territory and airspace. Some units of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus continue to perform tasks in the areas bordering Ukraine.

In the Siverskyi direction, the enemy launched mortar attacks on the settlements of Sopych, Svarkove and Zarutske of Sumy region.

In the Slobozhanskyi direction, areas near the settlements of Tymofiivka, Strelecha, Starytsia, Bugruvatka, Ohirtseve, Vovchansk, Bochkove, Mala Vovcha, Dvorichna, Tavilzhanka and Bohdanivske in Kharkiv region came under enemy artillery fire.

In the Kupiansk and Lyman directions, the enemy holds the defense. The invaders used tanks and artillery near Kyslivka, Kotliarivka, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove and Vyshneve settlements in Kharkiv region; Novoselivske, Miasozharivka, Makiivka, Ploshchanka in Luhansk region, and Yampolivka and Andriivka in Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions, the occupiers are focusing main efforts on conducting offensive actions and trying to improve their tactical position. They used tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery near the settlements of Soledar, Chasiv Yar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Kostiantynivka, Klishchiivka, Opytne, Kurdiumivka, Zalizne, Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Vodiane, Vesele, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk region.

In the Novopavlivske and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy holds the defense. Areas near the settlements of Novosilka, Neskuchne, Zolota Nyva and Prechystivka in Donetsk region and Novoandriivka, Novodanylivka, Zaliznychne, Huliaipole, Chervone and Dorozhnianka in Zaporizhzhia region came under enemy fire.

In the Kherson direction, the enemy shelled the areas of more than twenty settlements along the right bank of the Dnipro River with artillery. The Russian occupiers do not stop shelling Kherson city.

Over the past day, the Ukrainian Air Force launched 19 strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment, including an enemy air defense position. In addition, an enemy Ka-52 helicopter and four UAVs were shot down.