In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy performed assault in order to gain full control over the city. The Russians also launched unsuccessful offensive of the Ukrainian positions near the village of Metiolkine.
The invaders captured the center of Severodonetsk. The enemy has the serious advantage in artillery. The fierce street fights are underway. The Russian command is not worried about the lives of their personnel, using the tactics of the World War 2, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk.
All the bridges across the Siverskyi Donets River on the way to Severodonetsk are ruined. However, the part of the city is still controlled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhii Haidai.
In the Sloviansk direction, the invaders tried to perform assault in the area of Bohorodychne. They had no success, retreated and tried to hold positions in the North-East part of the town.
The enemy continues strengthening their troops in the Kryvyi Rih direction.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated three villages in the Donetsk region, pushing the Russian troops 15 km far, according to the Joint Forces.
The occupiers continue launching supersonic missiles on the Donetsk region. Also, they use tanks and artillery. According to the Ministry of the Internal Affairs of Ukraine, there are killed and wounded civilians.
The shelling of the areas near the state border in the Chernihiv and Sumy regions from the Russian territory are ongoing.
Valentyn Reznichenko, the Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, reports that the Russians fired the Uragan multiple rocket launchers at the residential houses in the area of Zelenodolsk. The residential houses, gas pipes and power lines were damaged. The numerous cluster munitions remain on this territory.
The Russians launched the missiles on Pryluky, Chernihiv region. 3 missile strikes happenedm according to the Head of the Chernihiv Regional Military Administration Viacheslav Chaus.
“Tied arms, shot knees”: yet another mass grave of the murdered civilians was discovered in the Bucha district of Kyiv region.
The US Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink discussed the further military support of Ukraine with the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian army Valerii Zaluzhnyi and the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov.