The current situation at the frontline
The two hundred and ninety-ninth day of the large-scale Russian invasion has begun.
Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of the settlements of Stelmakhivka, Makiivka, Chervonpopivka, and Belogorivka in the Luhansk region, and Verkhnyokamianske, Bakhmutske, Pidhorodne, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Krasnohorivka, Oleksandropil, Maryinka, Pobyeda, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region.
Over the past 24 hours, the Russian occupiers have launched 4 missiles and 7 air strikes with the help of Shahed-136 type unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as 55 attacks from rocket salvo systems. Settlements, civilian infrastructure, and the civilian population were affected.
The enemy started the current day with the use of attack air defense systems, and detailed information will be provided after clarification.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation has not changed significantly, and no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.
In the Siversk direction, the settlements of Gremyach of the Chernihiv region and Bilokopytove of the Sumy region were hit by mortar fire.
In the Slobozhansk direction, the enemy shelled the areas of Chervona Zorya, Strelecha, Hlyboke, Staritsa, Vovchansk, Volohivka, Chugunivka, Figolivka, Dvorichna and Novomlynsk settlements of Kharkiv region.
In the Kupyansk direction, the areas of Yagidne, Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Krokhmalne, and Berestov in the Kharkiv region, and Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in the Luhansk region were affected by the fire.
In the Lymansky direction, the enemy shelled Makiivka, Ploshanka, Chervonopivka, and Dibrova of the Luhansk region.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy fired tanks and rocket artillery at the areas of the settlements of Verkhnokamyanske, Spirne, Berestovka, Bilogorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Hryhorivka, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Stupochki, Klishchiivka, Andriivka, Kurdyumivka, Diliivka, Ozaryanivka, Northern and Opytne of Donetsk region.
In the Avdiyiv direction, shelling was recorded near Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhailivka, Donetsk region.
On the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy hit the areas of Temyrivka, Chervone, Novoandriivka, Mali Shcherbaki, and Plavni settlements of the Zaporizhzhia region with rocket and barrel artillery; Chervonogrihorivka and Nikopol - Dnipro and Sadov, Kherson, Komyshany and Kizomys of Kherson region. There are casualties among civilians.
The occupiers continued to search for the population in the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia regions. Special attention is paid to mobile phones and smartphones.
The number of invaders in the settlements of the Melitopol district has increased. In addition, the Russian occupiers are considering the possibility of involving former police officers who have defected to the enemy to participate in hostilities.
During the past day, Ukrainian aviation made 9 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons, and military equipment and 3 strikes on the positions of the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems.
At the same time, our defenders shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle of the "Shahed-136" type.
Units of missile forces and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine hit the control post, the area of concentration of manpower, 2 enemy ammunition depots, as well as the counter-battery radar station "Zoopark".
Glory to Ukraine!