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The situation in the east of Ukraine remains difficult, the Armed Forces carry out mobile defense there.
Deputy Defense Minister Anna Malyar stated this on the air of the informational telethon.
“As for the East, this is indeed a hot spot now; fierce battles continue there. Today, the enemy has a firing advantage, but the Armed Forces, for their part, inflict losses on the enemy. “They are trying in every possible way to delay the enemy’s forces. The situation is complicated, and no one hides this. Now the Armed Forces of Ukraine are carrying out the mobile defense and changing certain lines,” she said.
It was reported that decisive battles are continuing in the Severodonetsk region because the Russians plan to capture the entire Luhansk region before June 26. The Russians are trying to break through the defenses of the Ukrainian troops and encircle the group defending Lysychansk and Severodonetsk.
The army of the Russian Federation directed all reserves to the assault on Severodonetsk and the direction of Zolote-Toshkivka.