The Armed Forces stopped the offensive in the direction of Lysychansk and forced the enemy to retreat
In the Severodonetsk direction the enemy fired from tanks, mortars, artillery and jet artillery in the areas of the settlements of Sirotyne, Lysychansk, Severodonetsk, Voronovo and Myrna Dolyna. Units of the 2nd Army Corps, with the support of the Rosguard, are conducting assault operations in order to establish full control over Severodonetsk. The fighting continues.
Our soldiers stopped the offensive in the direction of the southern outskirts of Lysychansk, inflicted losses on the enemy and forced them to retreat. To resume the offensive, the occupiers put forward reserves. The Ukrainian defenders also stopped the enemy’s offensive near Borivsky.
The enemy conducted reconnaissance by fighting in the area of the settlement of Bila Gora. The offensive continued in the area of the settlement of Rai-Oleksandrivka, fighting continues.
In the Bakhmut direction The enemy fired artillery of various calibers at our positions in the settlements of Mykolayivka, Berestove, Klinove, Toretsk, Novolugansk, Pokrovsk, Luhansk, and Kodem. The army aircraft of the invaders struck near Klinovy.
The occupiers are trying to establish control over the village of Gorske. The forces of assault groups from the 1st Army Corps captured Mykolayivka. Failure for the enemy ended the reconnaissance battle in the area of the village of Vershina.
The enemy tried unsuccessfully to block the actions of our units in the Klinovy area.
In the Novopavlovsk direction the enemy fired at the positions of our troops from tanks and artillery near Pavlivka, Vuhledar, and Prechistivka. He struck air strikes in the areas of Pavlivka, Vuhledar and Shevchenko. Near the latter, our soldiers gave the occupiers a fierce battle and forced them to retreat.
To identify weaknesses in our defense, the occupiers used sabotage and reconnaissance groups in the settlements of Vremivka, Novosilky and Neskuchne. Ukrainian soldiers successfully discovered them – the enemy retreated with heavy losses.
In the Avdiivka, Kurakhiv and Zaporizhia directions the enemy did not wage active hostilities. In order to prevent the transfer of reserves to other areas, he fired at the positions of our troops with tanks, mortars, artillery and jet artillery in the areas of Avdiivka, Pisky, Opytny, Maryinka, Hrushovo and Novopol.
The attempt of the enemy to attack in the direction of Marinka was brutally suppressed by our soldiers.
In the South Bug direction the enemy did not take active action. He fired on civilian infrastructure from barrel and jet artillery in the areas of the settlements of Dobryanka, Mykolayivka and Trudolyubivka. He struck an air strike on the positions of our troops near Knyazivka. In order to detect changes in the position of our units and adjust the fire, he conducted air reconnaissance of UAVs.
In the waters of the Black and Azov Seas the enemy’s naval group tries to maintain a favorable operational regime. Five high-precision weapons carriers are being held ready to launch missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine.
Not feeling the support of the inhabitants of the temporarily occupied Ukrainian territories, the occupiers are afraid of total resistance from the local population. In this regard, they carry out illegal searches, detentions and arrests.
Our units continue to perform missile and artillery fire tasks in certain areas and beat the occupiers in close combat.
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