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Russia significantly intensifies attacks in Kramatorsk direction: Details from General Staff

Russia significantly intensifies attacks in Kramatorsk direction: Details from General Staff Archive photo: The Russian Federation has significantly increased its attacks in the Kramatorsk area (Getty Images)

Russian forces have intensified their assault in the Kramatorsk direction in the Donetsk region. The enemy is attacking in Klishchiivka, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Situation in the Donetsk region

"The number of enemy assaults in the Kramatorsk direction has increased to 12," the military reported.

Russia is attacking in the areas of Klyshivka, the Novyi district near Chasiv Yar, and Andriivka, where the fighting continues. In the northern direction, the enemy has used unguided aerial rockets.

There are three armed clashes in the Pokrovsk direction. Since the beginning of the day, there have already been 12. The situation is under control, Ukrainian soldiers are giving a worthy rebuff to the Russian troops

The enemy is concentrating attacks, particularly on Novoselivka Persha, supported by aviation. Seven combat aircraft bombings have already targeted this settlement, with two more such airstrikes inflicted on Vozdvyzhenka.

  • In the Lyman direction: the Russian army conducted another unsuccessful assault, the third of the day;
  • In the Siversk direction: Russian aviation struck Siversk, the Donetsk region, with three guided aerial bombs;
  • In the Kurakhove direction: the number of clashes remained unchanged. Russian troops launched two combat aircraft attacks each on the areas of Vodyane and Kostiantynivka.

Battles in Kharkiv region

  • In the Kharkiv direction, in the border zone, Russian forces conducted assault operations from Pletenivka towards Tykhe. Two more clashes are ongoing in Vovchansk. The total number of battles in this direction currently stands at 11.

  • In the Kupiansk direction, enemy offensive attempts are most intense, but the aggressor also suffers significant losses. In total, there have been 18 battles today.

Throughout the day, 56 personnel were neutralized by killed and wounded. A Russian tank and a self-propelled gun Giatsint were hit. Six clashes are ongoing.

Battles on the left bank of the Dnipro River

  • There are five clashes in the Prydniprovskyi direction. One of the battles on the left bank of the Dnipro River is ongoing. The situation in the rest of the directions remains largely unchanged.

Ukrainian forces are delivering fire strikes on the enemy, taking all necessary measures to prevent a breakthrough of our defense. Additionally, our aviation and strike unmanned aerial systems are in operation.

Situation on the front

Russian troops are attempting to advance along the entire front line. However, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are eliminating the enemy, and now it will be easier to do so, as the United States has started actively sending military aid.

The Institute for the Study of War reported that the Ukrainian Armed Forces had made a small advance near Kremenna.