The Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy assault attempts in the areas of several settlements from different directions.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said so in its morning report posted on Facebook, according to Ukrinform.
“In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the combat position and composition of the subdivisions of the Belarusian armed forces remain almost unchanged. The threat of missiles and air strikes from the territory of this country remains. In the Siverskyi direction, the enemy has shelled the area near Mykhalchyna Village of Sloboda in the Chernihiv region. The enemy conducts aerial reconnaissance of the positions of the defense forces in the border areas of the Chernihiv and Sumy regions,” the report said.
In the direction of Kharkiv, the enemy shelled the districts of Kharkiv, Chuhuiv, Protopopivka, Husarivka, Cherkaski Tyshky, Petrivka and Rtyshchivka with cannon and jet artillery. An airstrike was launched near Verkhnii Saltiv. The enemy deployed separate units in the settlement areas of Bayrak and Dementiivka, but withdrew after being hit.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy’s efforts are focused on conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions.
In the direction of Kramatorsk, the enemy shelled the areas of Serebrianka, Siversk, Zvanivka and Donetsk with tanks and artillery, and launched airstrikes near Serebrianka. The invaders attempted an assault near Ivano-Daryivka, but failed and retreated.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled military and civilian infrastructure in the settlement areas of Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmut, Kodema, Semihirya, Travneve and Zaitseve. Airstrikes were reported near Soledar, Yakovlivka, Semihirya, Pokrovske and Bilohorivka.
The Ukrainian defenders repelled the assaults in the areas of Yakovlivka, Vershyna, Kodema and Travneve. Battles continue in the settlement areas of Bakhmut and Zaitseve.
In the direction of Avdiivka, shelling was recorded near Avdiivka, Netailove and New York. The enemy used aviation near Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka and Krasnohorivka. Attempts at enemy assaults in the Avdiivka area were unsuccessful. The battles continue near Pisky.
In the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Maryinka, Kostiantynivka, Novosilka, Pavlivka, Charivne and Mala Tokmashka. Near Novopil, an enemy reconnaissance group was neutralized.
In the southern direction of Buh, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on preventing the advance of Ukrainian troops. The enemy continues to shell the regions of Mykolaiv, Trudoliubivka, Tokareve, Topolyne, Kniazivka, Osokorivka, Apostolove, Ivanivka, Posad-Pokrovske, Novohryhorivka, Kobzartsi, Shyroke and Andriivka. The invaders attempted assaults in the Trudoliubivka area, but were unsuccessful and retreated.