The Ukrainian navy mentioned settlements within the jap Donetsk area and northeastern Kharkiv area have come beneath heavy Russian hearth.
“Greater than 20 assaults from [Russian] a number of rocket launchers [are] on the positions of our troops and settlements alongside the contact line,” the navy mentioned.
The Basic Employees of the Armed Forces of Ukraine mentioned Russian forces had been holding their traces alongside the border between the Kharkiv and Luhansk areas and had shelled almost a dozen settlements in the middle of the day.
Oleh Syniehubov, head of the Kharkiv area navy administration, advised Ukrainian tv that in northern components of Kharkiv, cities lately taken again by Ukrainian forces close to the Russian border had been always being shelled, together with in Vovchansk.
“Settlements near the entrance line on Kupiansk sector are beneath fixed shelling,” he mentioned, however insisted there was no prospect of a counteroffensive by the Russians. “We’ve got sufficient forces and means on this and different areas to repel the enemy.”
Additional south, the Donetsk entrance traces proceed to see heavy Russian shelling in almost 20 areas, in response to the navy, particularly round Bakhmut and Avdiivka. Battles within the area have turn out to be a struggle of attrition involving mortars, tank hearth, artillery and explosives dropped from drones — with a lot of the countryside pockmarked with craters. Neither facet has taken any significant territory in a number of months alongside that a part of the entrance line.
The Basic Employees mentioned that within the southern areas of Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk, 22 settlements had come beneath hearth, with two attacked by Russian plane. And there was additionally Russian tank and artillery shelling of almost 20 settlements in lately liberated components of Kherson area on the west financial institution of the Dnipro River.
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