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Ukrainian General Staff reports Russian push in Chasiv Yar: Front situation revealed

Ukrainian General Staff reports Russian push in Chasiv Yar: Front situation revealed Russian advance in Chasiv Yar (Photo: Getty Images)

Since the start of the day on June 18, 33 clashes have been recorded on the front line. The Russians are attempting to advance towards the Novyi neighborhood in Chasiv Yar, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

"Since the beginning of this day, 33 clashes have already occurred along the entire front line. The Russian aggressor launched two airstrikes using four guided bombs, deployed 20 kamikaze drones, and conducted around 600 shelling attacks on our troops' positions and populated areas," writes the General Staff.

Situation on the Front Lines

In the Kharkiv direction, two enemy attacks continue in the Vovchansk area.

In the Kupiansk direction, four clashes occurred near Stepova Novoselivka, Pishchane, and Berestove.

In the Lyman direction, two Russian attacks were repelled near Makiivka and Terny. Two more battles continue in the Hrekivka area.

Siversk direction is the hottest spot, with nine clashes recorded. The Russian military's eight attempts to advance near Verkhnokamianske, Vyiimka, and Rozdolivka were successfully repelled. A battle continues near the settlement of Vyiimka.

In the Kramatorsk direction, Russian troops persist in trying to advance towards the Novyi neighborhood in the city of Chasiv Yar. A battle is currently ongoing there.

In the Pokrovsk direction, the situation is tense. The enemy is attempting to penetrate the defenses of Novooleksandrivka, Yevhenivka, and Novoselivka Persha. Seven clashes have been recorded, with three still ongoing.

In the Vremivka direction, assault actions by the enemy near Novodarivka have been repelled. A battle is ongoing near Urozhaine.

In the Orikhiv direction, defense forces repelled a Russian attack near Novodanilivka.

Russian losses in the war

According to the General Staff, during the past day, June 17, Ukrainian soldiers eliminated another 1,230 Russian terrorists. Since the beginning of the invasion, the enemy has lost a total of 528,620 personnel. Additionally, yesterday, the following were destroyed:

  • 16 tanks
  • 20 armored fighting vehicles
  • 32 artillery systems