In Luhansk region, Russian invaders assault Sievierodonetsk and have established control over part of the town.
This is stated in the latest report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 18:00 on June 1, published on Facebook.
"In Sievierodonetsk direction, the enemy assaults Sievierodonetsk, has partial success, has established control over the eastern part of the town," the report reads.
In Donetsk direction, the enemy launched airstrikes on the area of Avdiivka, New York, Novoselivka, Shcherbakiv from operational and tactical aircraft and near Roty, Pokrovske, and Novoselivka from army aircraft.
In Bakhmut direction, the enemy assaults Komyshuvakha but has no success.
The occupiers did not conduct active hostilities in Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Novopavlivsk, and Zaporizhzhia directions.
In Slovyansk direction, the enemy fired artillery on the Ukrainian units in the areas of Sviatohirsk and Ridne, went on the offensive towards Dovhenke and Dibrivne, suffered losses and retreated.
In the Southern Buh direction, the enemy continues to equip its positions and frontiers, conducted air reconnaissance near Ivanivka, Lepetykha, and Zelenodolsk.
The enemy increased the intensity of fire damage to the Ukrainian troops in the area of Snihurivka, Vysokopillia, and Zolota Balka. The invaders continue shelling the objects of civilian infrastructure and residential neighborhoods, struck the city of Mykolayiv.
In Bessarabsky direction, no significant changes are observed.
According to the General Staff, in Volyn and Polissya directions, the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus focused the main efforts on conducting reconnaissance, equipping positions, and conducting combat training activities.
The enemy did not take active action in Siversky direction. From the territory of Kursk region, the enemy fired artillery on Ukraine’s Defense Forces in the area of Bilopillia and Stukalivka, Sumy region.
In Kharkiv direction, the enemy focused the main efforts on maintaining the occupied frontiers and restraining the advance of Ukrainian troops. In order to reduce the offensive potential of Ukrainian troops, the enemy fires tube and rocket artillery on the positions of the Defense Forces in the area of Ruski Tyshky, Zolochiv, and Derhachi.
The General Staff notes that the enemy continues to oppress the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens in the temporarily occupied territories. The enemy restricts their movement, takes filtration measures and deepen the humanitarian crisis in these territories.
Russian servicemen rob civilians. In some localities, the enemy organizes the restoration of damaged military equipment at the facilities of local enterprises. Thus, the repair of military equipment was spotted in the shops of the Beryslav Machine-Building Plant in the town of Beryslav.
The aggressors blocked access for the local population to Ukrainian mobile operators and the Internet almost throughout the entire temporarily occupied territory.