In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy captured Loskutovka and Rai-Alexandrovka. Conducts assault operations to establish control over Sirotino settlement. It carries out preparations for the crossing of the Seversky Donets River. This is reported by the AFU General Staff.
In the Volyn and Polesski directions, mobilization training of the armed forces will continue in the Gomel region, near the state border with Ukraine, from June 22 to July 1, 2022. During it, it is planned to work out the issue of conscription of reserve servicemen.
As part of combat training activities, exercises with units of special operations forces of the Republic of Belarus are also conducted with the involvement of instructors of the Russian Armed Forces. The main focus is on sabotage and reconnaissance activities.
On the Seversk direction the enemy units continue to be in the border areas of Bryansk and Kursk regions. The enemy maintains three battalion tactical groups from the 1st Tank Army of the Western Military District and airborne troop units. It is improving its defensive positions near the village of Tetkino, Kursk Region.
The aggressor continues shelling Defense Forces units in the border areas of Sumy Region.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy units focus their main efforts on preventing the Defense Forces from reaching the rear of the grouping of occupation troops operating in the Slavyansk direction. The enemy conducted aerial reconnaissance in the areas of Bayrak and Rubizhne.
In the Slavyansk direction, the aggressor groups are focusing their main efforts on improving the tactical situation and identifying weaknesses in the defense of our troops. The enemy is trying to create conditions for the resumption of the offensive in the directions of Izyum - Barvenkovo and Izyum - Slavyansk. In order to strengthen the grouping of troops near the town of Izyum, the enemy moved two tank units. The occupants plan to use heavy flamethrower systems in the Slavyansk direction.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy concentrates its main efforts on establishing full control over the town of Severodonetsk, carrying out offensives to cordon off our troops near the town of Lysychansk and blocking the main logistics routes.
In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy seized the settlements of Loskutovka and Rai-Alexandrovka. Conducts an assault to establish control of the village of Sirotino. Performs preparations for the crossing of the Seversky Donets River.
In the Bakhmut direction, the occupants conduct offensive actions in the direction of Zolote and Volcheyarovka. They attempt to seize dominant heights near Berestovoye in order to establish control over the Bakhmut-Lysychansk highway. To strengthen the grouping in this direction, the enemy moved one battalion tactical group from the Central Military District to the area of Novotoshkovskoye settlement.
The enemy was not active in Kramatorsk, Avdeevka, Kurakhovskoe, Novopavlovskoe and Zaporizhzhia directions. It carries out shelling in order to restrain the actions of the Defense Forces units and prevent them from being overturned in other directions.
In the South Bug direction, the occupants focus their main efforts on preventing our troops from conducting counterattacks in the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions. They carry out engineering equipment of positions.
In the Mykolaiv direction the enemy deployed artillery units in certain areas. In the future, attempts to conduct assault actions in the directions of Kiselevka-Posad-Pokrovske and Aleksandrovka-Luparevo are not excluded in order to reach the administrative boundaries of the Kherson region.
In the Kriviy Rih direction, the aggressor carries out engineering improvement of positions.
Black Sea Fleet ships in the Black and Azov Seas continue to carry out tasks to isolate the area of combat operations and conduct reconnaissance. The aggressor continues to block civilian navigation in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.
Five carriers of sea-launched Kalibr cruise missiles (up to 40 missiles in total) are in readiness to use missile weapons in the Black Sea.
Our units are continuing to carry out missile and artillery fire missions in certain areas.