The Ukrainian Government has provided its daily, extensive update on developments of the ongoing Russian invasion. Below is their official statement in full:
Glory to Ukraine! The one hundred fifty-eighth (158) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military invasion continues.
The situation has not changed in the Volyn and Polissya directions, units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus are carrying out the task of strengthening the protection of the section of the belarusian-Ukrainian border in the Brest and Gomel regions.
In the Siversky direction, the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Hai and Senkivka in Chernihiv oblast and Shevchenko, Ryzhivka, Bilopillia, Iskryskivshchyna and Romashkove in Sumy oblast with barrel and rocket artillery. it also conducted an aerial reconnaissance of the UAV near the Zaliznyy Mist in Chernihiv oblast.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy carried out fire damage from barrel and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Kharkiv, Duvanka, Udy, Dementiivka, Petrivka, Prudyanka, Pytomnyk, Pryshyb, Pushkarne, Ruski Tyshky, Protopopivka, Verkhnya Rohanka, Korobochkyne, Borschova, Stary Saltiv, Ruska Lozova, Slatyne and Sosnivka. Made an airstrike near Stary Saltiv. The occupiers unsuccessfully tried to advance in the direction of Husarivka. They were repulsed and retreated.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy used artillery to shell the areas of the settlements of Slovyansk, Andriyivka, Dolyna, Dovhenke, Kurulka, Husarivka, Adamivka, Bohorodychne, Krasnopillya, Karnaukhivka, Chervone, Semilanne, Hrushuvaha, and Chervona Polyana.
In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy fired from barrel, rocket artillery and tanks in the districts of Siversk, Kalenyky, Pereizne, Zvanivka, Viimka, Verkhnyokamyanske, Kryvya Luka, Spirne and Serebryanka. Airstrikes near Spirne and Hryhorivka.
In the Serebryanka region, a reconnaissance group tried to identify the positions of our troops, but was unsuccessful and withdrew. Used for reconnaissance of UАVs near Hryhorivka.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy shelled the areas of Kodema, Vershyna, Travneve, Bakhmut, Zaytseve, Soledar, Yakovlivka, Pokrovske and Bilohorivka settlements.
Under the cover of aviation, it tried to improve the tactical position in the areas of Vershyna, Soledar, Yakovlivka, and Pokrovske. Our soldiers thwarted these plans with accurate fire. After unsuccessful assaults, the occupiers retreated.
In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy, using available means of fire damage, fired near Nevelske, Umanske, New York, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Pisky, and Novobakhmutivka.
Russian attack and army aircraft cynically struck the settlements of Avdiyivka, Novoselivka, and Yuryivka.
The occupiers tried to advance in the districts of Kamianka and Pisky. Here the assault failed. In the Avdiivka region, individual units of the enemy have partial success.
In the Novopavlivske direction, shelling was recorded in the areas of Maryinka, Prechystivka, Velyka Novosilka, Novopilla, Novosilka, Vremivka, Bilohirya, Zelene Pole, Pavlivka, Olhivske, Vuhledar, Novoukrainka, Temyrivka, Stepnohirsk, Hulyaipilske, Mala Tokmachka, Zaliznychne, Nesteryanka and Mali Shcherbaky. Attack and army aircraft of the enemy struck near Maly Shcherbaky, Stepove, Maryinka and Yehorivka. The enemy carried out aerial reconnaissance by UAVs near Stepnohirsk and Myrne.
The movement of separate units of the enemy from Sloviansk to Zaporizhzhia was recorded.
In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its efforts on holding the occupied lines and preventing the Defense Forces from creating favorable conditions for resuming the offensive. Uses available means of fire damage to attack the positions of our troops, destroy civilian and military infrastructure along the contact line and in the depth of the defense.
The enemy’s naval group in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas focuses its main efforts on blocking civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea and damaging military facilities and infrastructure elements deep in the territory of Ukraine.
Four sea-based cruise missile carriers are ready for strikes with high-precision weapons.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!
Glory to Ukraine!
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