The separate units of russia’s 150th Motor Rifle Division of the 8th Combined Arms Army have suffered significant losses in the Popasna direction, totaling at least 50% of personnel, arms and equipment, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said in a statement.
In the Sloviansk direction, russian troops are strengthening positions. The enemy opened fire on civil infrastructure facilities near Dibrivne, Kurulka, Virnopillia, Chervona Poliana, etc. Near Dovhenke, russian invaders launched air strikes with combat aircrafts. The enemy conducted assault operations near such settlements as Bohorodychne and Dolyna but failed and retreated after Ukrainian forces inflicted damage to them.
In the Donetsk direction, russian troops continue to launch artillery strikes all over the contact line.
In the Lyman direction, russian invaders opened fire on civil infrastructure facilities near such settlements as Yarova, Shchurove, Staryi Karavan and Raihorodok. The enemy conducted assault operations near Studenka, and hostilities are underway.
In the Siverodonetsk direction, russian troops continue to fire at Ukrainian positions and civil infrastructure near such settlements as Sievierodonetsk, Borivske, Ustynivka and Lysychansk. russia’s assault aircraft launched air strikes near Myrna Dolyna. In addition, near Metiolkino and Bilohorivka, russian invaders attempted to carry out assault operations but suffered losses and retreated to their previous positions.
Battles are underway in the central part of Sievierodonetsk.
In the Bakhmut direction, russian troops opened fire near such settlements as Pokrovske, New York, Zolote, Komyshuvakha, Mykolaivka, Berestove, Bilohorivka and Vrubivka. Near Vrubivka, russian occupiers conducted unsuccessful assault operations.
The enemy launched air strikes on infrastructure facilities with attack and combat aircrafts near such settlements as Vidrodzhennia, Rotiv, Novoluhansk and Dolomitne.
In the Southern Bug direction, russian invaders used mortars, cannon artillery and multiple launch rocket systems to fire at civil infrastructure facilities near such settlements as Kavkaz, Lepetykha, Dmytrivka, Osokorivka, Blahodiine and Stepova Dolyna. In some areas of the Kryvyi Rih direction, russian troops intensified air reconnaissance and attempted to carry out assault operations. They were repulsed and retreated to their former positions.
In order to maintain the defense lines, russian occupiers are enhancing their advanced positions by sending reserves to the potential areas of the deployment of Ukrainian defense forces.
russian troops have low morale due to the constant postponement of their rotation. As a result, many russian soldiers refuse to take part in hostilities.
Over the past day, the Ukrainian military have repulsed five enemy attacks in the Donetsk and Luhansk directions, destroying five russian tanks, three artillery systems and two armored fighting vehicles. The Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense units shot down three Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles. In other areas, russian occupiers also suffered significant losses.