The Ukrainian air force carried out more than 10 attacks on enemy positions in the last 24 hours. Ammunition, military equipment and two anti-missile systems were confirmed destroyed. In the direction of Kherson, Russian troops have suffered significant losses and are evacuating the wounded across the Dnieper.
This was stated by the general staff of the Ukrainian armed forces on Facebook, quoted by “Ukrinform”.
According to the general staff, Russian troops are trying to keep the areas temporarily occupied, focusing their efforts on attempts to intercept the active actions of the defense forces of Ukraine in certain directions. The enemy continues his attempts to carry out offensive actions in the directions of Bakhmut and Avdiivka. In certain directions Russian troops reorganize.
The Russian invaders opened fire on Ukrainian positions along the contact line, conducted remote mining operations in certain directions and aerial reconnaissance. The Russian military continues to target civilian infrastructure and residential areas in violation of international humanitarian law as well as warfare laws and customs.
The threat of air and missile attacks continues to exist across Ukraine. In the past 24 hours, the Russian troops they fired three missiles and two air strikes and more than 15 times opened fire with rocket launchers (RCLS).
Over 20 settlements fell under enemy fireincluding Church of Bila, Ridkodub, Siversk, Soledar, Bilochirka, Karlovka, Zaporizhia, Nikopol, Kryvyi Rih and Mirno.
ISW: Russian military withdraws as Putin struggles to balance three factions in the “Russian world”
He cannot afford to lose the support of either of them
The situation in the Volyn and Polis areas remained almost unchanged.
In other directions, the Russian troops opened fire as follows:
in the direction of Siverski – near Holishivske and Pisarovka in the Sumy region;
in the direction of Slobozhanski – near the villages of Ivashki, Huriv Kozachok, Udi, Ridkodub, Vovchansk and Dvorichna;
in the village of Kramatorsk – near Kivsharivka, Kamyanka, Novolyubovka, Terni, Torsk, Ivanovka, Serebryanka, Spirne and Bilokhorivka;
in the direction of Bakhmut – near Rozdolivka, Bylochorivka, Yakovlyvka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Ivangrad, Zaitseve, Oradivka, New York and Yuryvka;
in the Avdievka settlement – near Avdievka, Pervomaisk, Vodyana, Krasnogorovka, Marinka and Novomikhailovka.
In the Novo-Pavlov and Zaporizhzhya directions, the Russian invaders did not conduct active offensive actions. The enemy opened fire near Vladimirovka, Novosilka, Vremivka, Shakhtarske, Zolota Niva, Prechistivka, Pavlivka, Vesele, Chervone, Dorozhnianka and Mala Tokmachka.
In the direction of southern Bug, the Russian troops keep regrouping and withdrawing their parts. More than 25 settlements were hit by enemy bombing along the line of contact, namely Veliko Artakove, Bilohirka, Blagodatovka, Andrievka, Novohrnieve, Sukhii Stavok, Luch, Stepova Dolina, Soldatske, Pravdine and Mirne.
In the last 24 hours The Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled nearby enemy attacks to settlements such as Vimka, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Mayorsk and Novomihailovka.
In the temporarily occupied city of Energodar, the Russian invaders continue to exert moral and psychological pressure on the employees of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. According to the information available Ukrainian employees are forced to obtain Russian passports and to sign employment contracts with Rosatom.
As a result of the successful actions of the defense forces of Ukraine in the direction of Kherson, Russian units have suffered losses and are trying to evacuate the wounded and equipment to the nearest crossings across the Dnieper. In particular, up to 150 wounded Russian soldiers and around 50 damaged military equipment were transported to Vesele, which is located near the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant.
In the temporarily occupied territory of the Luhansk region, due to a large number of injured and overloaded local medical facilities, the enemy used a school as a military hospital. Prior information up to 200 wounded soldiers remain there.
Zelensky: The territories where Russia held referendums have been liberated
The Ukrainian army is carrying out a fairly rapid and powerful offensive in the southern part of the country
The Russian military command continues to recruit prisoners to replace personnel losses. According to preliminary information, more than 650 prisoners from the heavily guarded correctional colonies of the Russian Stavropol region have agreed to participate in military operations on the territory of Ukraine.