In Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk Region, fighting continues to establish full control over the city.
The relevant statement was made by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“Russian invaders continue to launch missile and air strikes on military and civil infrastructure facilities within the territory of Ukraine,” the report states.
In the Siverskyi direction, Russian troops did not take active action. No signs of creating strike groups were revealed. The enemy launched artillery strikes near Sumy Region’s Starikove and Katerynivka and Chernihiv Region’s Kamianska Sloboda.
In the Slobozhanskyi direction, Russian invaders are concentrating reserves to attempt further offensive operations in the direction of Izium, Barvinkove and Sloviansk.
In the Kharkiv direction, Russian troops are trying to maintain the captured frontiers and prevent Ukrainian forces from advancing. The enemy consistently opens fire on Ukrainian positions.
In the Donetsk direction, Russian occupiers are trying to restrain Ukrainian defenders, disrupting the logistics support system. Fighting continues to establish full control over the city of Sievierodonetsk.
The enemy launched four Tochka-U missile strikes on such settlements as Bakhmut, Kramatorsk, Kostiantynivka and Lysychansk. In addition, Russian invaders launched air strikes on Sloviansk and Soledar.
In the Lyman direction, Russian troops used artillery systems near Sviatohorsk, Starodubivka and Mykolaivka.
In the Sievierodonetsk direction, the enemy fired at Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk, Ustynivka and Toshkivka with artillery and multiple launch rocket systems. The Russian military launched air strikes with Ka-52 helicopters near Hirske, Yakovlivka and Myrna Dolyna, as well as with Su-25 aircrafts near Ustynivka.
In the Bakhmut direction, Russian invaders used mortars, artillery and multiple launch rocket systems near Toretsk, New York, Vrubivka and Pokrovske. The enemy launched air strikes with Ka-52 helicopters near Berestove and Klynove.
Near the city of Donetsk, Russian troops fired at such settlements as Mykilske, Krasnohorivka, Vesele and Novoselivka. The enemy launched strikes with Su-25 aircrafts on Novomykhailivka and Marinka. Russian invaders also shelled Kurakhove with multiple launch rocket systems.
In the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, Russian troops used multiple launch rocket systems near Huliaipole, Orikhiv and Zelenyi Hai. The enemy launched an air strike on Kamianske with Su-25 aircrafts.
In the Southern Bug, Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation remained unchanged.
In the northwestern Black Sea, the enemy continues to block civil shipping.
According to the General Staff, Russian troops are suffering losses across all areas of active hostilities.
“In order to justify the destruction of civilian objects within the territory of Ukraine, Russian occupiers continue to spread disinformation about the deployment of military units at schools, hospitals and churches. We urge you to trust information from verified sources only and not to spread Russian fake news and disinformation,” the General Staff stressed.
A reminder that, between February 24, 2022 and June 4, 2022, Russia’s total combat losses in Ukraine reached about 31,050 troops.
Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine