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Russian forces try to use air support, their advantage in manpower - General Staff

Russian forces try to use air support, their advantage in manpower - General Staff Ukrainian military (photo: Getty Images)

Since the beginning of the day, there have been 108 combat engagements on the frontline. Russian forces are attempting to leverage air support and their numerical advantage in manpower, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Enemy shelling

Throughout the day, the Russian army launched three missile strikes on Ukrainian territory using 44 missiles. They cynically targeted civilian medical facilities, including a children's hospital in Kyiv.

Additionally, the enemy conducted 50 airstrikes, dropping 67 guided bombs.

Furthermore, the invaders deployed 447 kamikaze drones and carried out 3,130 attacks on Ukrainian military positions and populated areas.

Frontline situation

In the Kharkiv direction, Russian forces assaulted the positions of our units seven times in the areas of Sotnytskyi Kozachok, Vovchansk, Tykhe, Starytsia, and Hlyboke. The enemy was unsuccessful.

According to the available information, throughout the day, the enemy lost 160 personnel killed and wounded and 55 pieces of weaponry and military equipment, including the destruction of a tank. Additionally, five artillery systems and four armored fighting vehicles were neutralized.

The Russian army attacked our positions five times in the Kupiansk direction. Battles occurred near Stelmakhivka and Berestove, where our troops repelled four attacks. Another battle is ongoing in the Petropavlivka area. The situation remains under control.

In the Lyman direction, Russian forces assaulted Ukrainian defenders' positions 12 times throughout the day. Eleven attacks were repelled in the areas of Hrekivka, Nevske, Makiivka, and Terni, with one attack still ongoing.

In the Siversk direction, our troops repelled five enemy attacks near Verkhnokamianske. The Russian army did not succeed, suffered losses, and retreated.

In the Kramatorsk direction, seven attempts by the invaders to advance near Chasiv Yar, Hryhorivka, Andriivka, and Bila Hora ended in failure.

In the Toretsk direction, the situation is tense. The Russian army launched 16 assaults today near Diliivka, Toretsk, Pivnichne, and New York. All attacks were repelled.

The enemy is intensely attacking Ukrainian defenders in the Pokrovsk direction. Throughout the day, they carried out 38 assault and offensive actions. The highest activity of Russian forces remains in the areas of Novooleksandrivka, Vozdvyzhenka, and Novoselivka Persha. Ten clashes in this direction are still ongoing.

Preliminary estimates indicate that our troops have killed or wounded 294 enemy soldiers in this area today. The enemy's equipment losses are still being clarified.

In the Kurakhove direction, there have been seven combat engagements reported so far today. The Russian army attempted to advance in the areas of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Paraskoviivka, and Kostyantynivka. Fighting continues in three locations.

In the Vremivka direction, two clashes are ongoing near Vodiane and Kostyantynivka.

The enemy has intensified activity in the Orikhiv direction, launching three unsuccessful attacks near the settlements of Robotyne and Mala Tokmachka.

In the Prydniprovsk direction, three enemy assaults on the left bank of the Dnipro were unsuccessful. No positions were lost.

“There have been no significant changes in the situation in other directions,” added the General Staff.

Frontline situation and Russia's losses

As reported in the previous General Staff briefing, the main efforts of the Russian forces are concentrated in the Pokrovsk direction, where over a third of all battles took place.

Over the past day, Russian losses amounted to 1,200 soldiers. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russia has lost approximately 552,190 soldiers.

Additionally, one aircraft, 16 tanks, 40 armored fighting vehicles, 29 artillery systems, and other enemy equipment were destroyed yesterday.