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Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of June 2

Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of June 2 Frontline update of today (photo: Getty Images)

Since the beginning of June 2, 55 combat engagements have already taken place at the front. In the Pokrovsk sector, where fighting is still ongoing, the Ukrainian Armed Forces eliminated over 350 Russian militants, reports the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

According to the General Staff report, Russian troops continue to terrorize Kharkiv region with their air strikes. There have been 10 of them since the beginning of the day. In the afternoon, the areas of Shestakove, Veterynarne, and Lyptsi were bombed from the direction of Belgorod.

In the Kharkiv direction, the Russian troops made another unsuccessful assault near the village of Starytsia. As of now, the enemy has lost 117 soldiers, two tanks, an armored vehicle, a cannon, eight vehicles, and two units of special equipment in this area. Five enemy dugouts and two ammunition depots were also destroyed.

In the Kupiansk direction, fighting continues in the vicinity of Nevske.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy has tried to improve its tactical position seven times since the beginning of the day. The enemy acted in the areas of Kalynivka and Klishchiivka. All enemy attacks were repelled.

Four out of 17 battles are still ongoing in the Pokrovsk direction. Russian troops are attacking near Netaylove and Sokil. Total enemy losses in this area amounted to 358 killed and wounded. Ukrainian troops also destroyed an enemy tank, two armored vehicles, and six cannons and mortars. Another six units of enemy military equipment were damaged.

The situation in other sectors has not changed significantly so far, the General Staff added.