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Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of July 7

Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of July 7 Illustrative photo (Getty Images)

151 combat clashes took place at the frontline in the past day. The Russian troops mostly attack in the Pokrovsk, Lyman, and Kurakhove directions, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Sectors updates

In the Kharkiv sector, the enemy continued offensive and assault operations with the support of aviation, with a total of 11 combat clashes in the areas of Vovchansk, Hlyboke, and Lyptsi.

In the Kupiansk sector, the number of combat clashes increased to seven over the last day. Defense forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Synkivka, Petropavlivka, and Stelmakhivka in the Kharkiv region.

In the Lyman sector, the Ukrainian Armed Forces prevented 20 Russian attacks near Hrekivka, Makiivka, and Nevske in the Luhansk region, Terny and Torske in the Donetsk region.

In the Siversk sector, the Defense Forces repelled five attacks in the areas of Spirne and Vyimka in the Donetsk region.

In the Kramatorsk sector, Ukrainian defenders stopped 11 enemy attempts to break through the Ukrainian defenses in the areas of Klishchiivka, Kalynivka, Ivanivske, and Andriivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Toretsk sector, the aggressor was active, launching 16 attacks in the vicinity of Toretsk, Pivnichne, Zalizne, and New York in the Donetsk region.

In the Pokrovsk sector, the Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled 49 Russian attacks near Yurivka, Novooleksandrivka, Vozdvyzhenka, Kalynove, Lozuvatske, Progress, Novoselivka Persha, Yevhenivka, Yasnobrodivka and Karlivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Kurakhove sector, the Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the areas of Krasnohorivka, Paraskoviivka, and Kostiantynivka, where the enemy tried to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops 19 times.

In the Vremivka sector, the enemy made four attacks on Ukrainian positions near Vodiane in the Donetsk region.

Four combat clashes took place in the Orikhiv sector. The enemy received a fierce rebuff near Robotyne and Novodanylivka.

In the Prydniprovskyi sector, the Russian army continues to try to drive the Defense Forces units from their positions on the bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnipro River. They conducted five attacks, but were unsuccessful.

The operational situation in the Volyn and Polissia sectors remained unchanged. No signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected.

On the border with the Chernihiv and Sumy regions, the enemy maintains a military presence, conducts sabotage and reconnaissance activities, and shells settlements from the territory of Russia.

Russian losses in Ukraine

Over the past day, the aviation and missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces hit two artillery systems, a Buk anti-aircraft missile system, a UAV control center, and 22 areas where personnel were concentrated.

Overall, the total losses of the Russian military amounted to 1,150 servicemen over the last day. Ukrainian troops also neutralized 2 tanks, 16 armored combat vehicles, 40 artillery systems, 1 air defense system, 53 UAVs, one cruise missile, 50 vehicles, and 16 pieces of special equipment.