The situation on the front: there were 95 combat engagements in the past day
During the day of December 8, there were 95 combat engagements.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported on Facebook
Khortytsia operational-strategic group, Kupyansk axis: Ukrainian defenders repelled 11 enemy attacks in the vicinities of Synkivka northeast of Petropavlivka and Ivanivka (Kharkiv region).
Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 1 enemy attack in the vicinity of Spirne (Luhansk region).
Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian soldiers repelled 13 attacks of the enemy in the vicinities of Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Klishchiyivka, and Andriyivka (Donetsk region). The Ukrainian Defense Forces continue assault operations south of Bakhmut (Donetsk region), inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the enemy, and consolidate their new positions.
Tavria operational-strategic group, Avdiyivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back the enemy who keeps trying to encircle Avdiyivka. The Ukrainian soldiers are standing their ground as they inflict major losses on the RF. The Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 35 attacks of the adversary in the areas east of Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiivka, Tonenke, and Pervomaiske (Donetsk region).
Maryinka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the vicinities of Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Pobjeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk region). The Ukrainian defenders repelled 24 attacks in that area.
Shakhtarske and Zaporizhzhia axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled all of the Russian attacks that were an attempt to regain the lost ground in the areas west of Verbove (Zaporizhzhia region).
At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue their active operations on Melitopol axis to inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces, and exhaust the enemy all along the front line.
Odessa operational-strategic group, Kherson axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces maintain their positions held on the left bank of the Dnipro River, continue to conduct counter-battery fire, as they strike behind the Russian lines.