Russian troops are trying to conduct an assault in the Slavyansk and Kharkiv directions. Near Kramatorsk, the enemy is trying to suppress communications of the Ukrainian military.
This is reported by the AFU General Staff.
In the Volyn and Polessk directions no changes in the state and activities of the armed forces of Belarus were recorded.
In the Seversk direction no signs of the creation of the enemy's offensive grouping were detected. To demonstrate its presence, the enemy maintains separate units of the Western Military District in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk Regions.
The enemy carried out artillery shelling and air strikes by army helicopters in the areas of Volkovka, Miropolye, Kondratovka and Esman in the Sumy Region.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy concentrated its efforts to hold the occupied lines, and in some areas of the clash attempted to conduct assault actions. It exerted fire from artillery in the areas of Slatino, Malaya Danilovka, Russkie Tishki, Veseloye, Kutuzovka, Prishib and Husarovka settlements. Near Shestakov, the occupants remotely mined roadways.
In the Slavyansk direction, the enemy is trying to conduct an assault. Firing barrel artillery and multiple rocket launchers in the areas of Dolina, Kurulka, Mazanovka, Bogorodichnoye, Adamovka and Chepol settlements.
The enemy is trying to overcome the resistance of our troops and establish full control over the Luhansk region.
In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy fired barrel and rocket artillery at the areas of Krivaya Luki, Kuzminovka and Grigorievka. Attempting to disrupt the control and communications systems of the defense forces, the enemy is actively using electronic warfare systems.
In the Bakhmut direction, the occupants fired barrel artillery at the areas of Ivano-Daryevka, Semigirya and Uglegorskaya TPP. They carried out an air strike near Spirniy.
In Avdeevka, Kurakhovskoe, Novopavlovskoe and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy is exerting systematic fire influence on the positions of defense force units in order to restrain their actions.
In the Yuzhnobuzhsk direction, the enemy concentrated its efforts on preventing the advance of Ukrainian defense force units. It fired mortars, tanks, artillery and rocket-propelled grenades in the areas of Liman, Posad-Pokrovske, Pribuzhske, Mirne, Kotlyarovo and Blagodatnoye.
It will be recalled that in the area of Dobryanka our soldiers almost completely destroyed an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group and successfully repulsed the enemy assault that followed.
Russian troops made an unsuccessful attempt to advance in the Slavyansk direction. They attacked in the area of Dolgenkoye-Mazanivka, but were repulsed and withdrew with losses.