In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy continues to actively conduct reconnaissance using UAVs to adjust the artillery fire and determine the positions of Ukrainian forces. Military and civilian infrastructure came under fire outside Kharkiv, Petrivka, Dementiivka and 18 other settlements. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this in its latest report published on Facebook.
In the Donetsk direction, the invaders continue to focus their efforts on the Bakhmut and Novopavlivka directions. On the Kramatorsk and Avdiivka axis, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position of its troops.
In the Kramatorsk direction, artillery shelling was recorded near Mykolaivka, Sloviansk, Kramatorsk, Spirne, Verkhniokamianske, Ivano-Darivka, Hryhorivka, and Zvanivka. The enemy was conducting aerial reconnaissance outside Kramatorsk. Near Spirne, the occupiers decided to conduct an offensive operation, but suffered losses and retreated.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy shelled areas outside Bakhmut, Soledar, Zaitseve, Bilohorivka and Maiorsk. Airstrikes were launched on civilian infrastructure near Soledar. Offensive and assault operations were carried out near Zalizne, Shumy and Zaitseve. Fighting continues near Soledar and Bakhmutske.
On the Avdiivka axis, enemy tanks and artillery s types shelled areas near Avdiivka, Marinka, New York, Oleksandropol, Pisky, Vodiane, Opytne, and Nevelske.
The enemy carried out airstrikes outside Marinka, Krasnohorivka and Yasynuvata. UAVs were used to conduct aerial reconnaissance near Krasnohorivka and Opytne. Attempts are being made to carry out assault operations near Opytne.