The Russian invaders tried to advance towards Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka and Velyka Novosilka.
This is stated in the latest report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.
As noted, the composition of the fight, the size and nature of the actions of the enemy group, as well as the situation in the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions, remained unchanged. In the latter, the enemy fired artillery tubes and rockets at the areas of Pisky, Chernihiv region, and Zhuravka, Sumy region. Measures for the technical reinforcement of posts are in progress.
In the direction of Kharkiv, the enemy opened artillery fire on the areas of Kharkiv, Ridne, Udy, Dementiivka, Slatyne, Protopopivka, Nove, Zolochiv, Prudianka, Ruska Lozova, Ruski Tyshky, Petrivka, Bezruky, Borshchova, Staryi Saltiv and Korobochkyne. A pair of enemy Mi-8 helicopters hit near Staryi Saltiv.
In the direction of Sloviansk, shelling was recorded in the Kurulka, Dibrivne, Nortsivka, Mazanivka, Lozova, Shnurky, Husarivka, Hrushuvakha, Virnopillia and Mospanove regions.
No active enemy action was observed in the direction of Kramatorsk. The enemy shelled the areas of Siversk, Ivano-Daryivka, Spirne, Kryva Luka, Serebrianka, Hryhorivka, Zvanivka and the localities of Verkhniokamyanske with tubes, artillery rockets and tanks. Airstrikes near Serebrianka and Spirne were launched.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the Russians opened fire near Shumy, Bakhmutske, Berestove, Pokrovske, Soledar, Yakovlivka, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Travneve, Zaytseve and Vershyna. The occupiers launched airstrikes near Soledar and Vesela Dolyna.
Ukrainian troops managed to repel the enemy onslaught and offensive actions in the direction of Vershyna and Semyhirya. The enemy tries to go on the offensive in the areas of Novoluhanske and Soledar, hostilities continue.
In the Avdiivka, Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy opened fire along the line of contact, launched an airstrike near Novoandriivka.
Enemy combat reconnaissance in the directions of Vodiane and Pisky ended in losses and a retreat. The enemy attempted to advance towards Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka and Velyka Novosilka but suffered casualties and retreated.
In the southern direction of Buh, tank, tube artillery and rocket shelling was recorded in the areas of Ivanivka, Tokareve, Karyerne, Osokorivka, Blahodatne, Kobzartsi, Chervona Dolyna, Lepetykha, Andriivka, Velyke Artakove, Vesely Kut, Partyzanske, Shevchenko, Myrne, Shyroke, Prybuzke, Luch, Posad-Pokrovske, Liubomyrivka, Stepova Dolyna, Tavriyske and Oleksandrivka. The enemy launched airstrikes near Velyke Artakove, Bilohirka and Potiomkyne.
In the Black Sea, three Kalibr sea-launched cruise missile carriers are ready to use missile weapons.
Ukrainian aviation, missile and artillery units continue to attack enemy strongholds and groups of manpower and equipment.