The Russian occupiers continue their attempts to surround Bakhmut, as well as to break through the defenses in the area of Kreminna, Avdiivka, and Maryinka.
This was reported in the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Despite significant losses, the Russians continue to advance in the direction of Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Maryinka, Ukrainian soldiers repulsed 102 attacks over the past day.
In the area of Kupyansk and Kreminna, the enemy is trying to break through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, unsuccessfully attacked in the areas of Dvorichna, Nevske, Chervonpopivka, Kreminna, Dibrova, Bilohorivka, and Verkhnyokamyanske.
In the area of Bakhmut, the enemy does not stop trying to capture the city, the defenders fought back near Vasyukivka, Minkivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, and Ivanivske.
Also, the invaders unsuccessfully advanced in Kamyanka, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Severne, Pershotravneve, Maryinka, and Pobyeda districts.
The Defense Forces destroyed 710 Russian invaders, eight tanks and four artillery systems over the past day.
- During the day, the Ukrainian aviation struck the anti-aircraft missile complex, as well as six strikes on areas where personnel and military equipment were concentrated. Missile troops and artillery hit the command post, two areas of concentration of infantry and equipment, as well as two ammunition warehouses and a warehouse of fuel and lubricants.