During the day, our soldiers repelled enemy attacks in areas of 12 settlements.
The Russian invaders are advancing on the Bakhmut, Avdeevsky and Novopavlovsky directions.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports this on its Facebook page .
“The enemy is trying to hold the temporarily occupied territories, is concentrating its efforts on deterring the actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions. It is conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut, Avdeevsky and Novopavlovsky directions. Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces repelled the attacks of the invaders in the areas of the settlements of Makeevka, Nevskoye and Belogorovka of the Luhansk region and Verkhnekamenskoye, Disputable, Bakhmut, Mayorsk, Pervomayskoye, Novomikhailovka, Vodyanoye, Pavlovka and Prechistovka of the Donetsk region,” the report says.
The General Staff also notes that the enemy is shelling units of the Defense Forces along the line of contact, fortifying the lines in certain directions and conducting aerial reconnaissance.
The Russian occupiers continue to strike at critical infrastructure and civilian premises, violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of warfare.