The brave resistance of the Ukrainians against a Russian military invasion continues for 118 (one hundred eighteen) days.
The situation in the Volyn-Polissia areas has not changed significantly. In the Siverskyi direction, the Russian army continues to provide increased threat near the Ukrainian-Russian border. It attacked civilian infrastructure in the vicinity of Seredyna Buda, Sumy Region.
The Russian troops’ main focus in Kharkiv is to maintain the occupied borders. They also want to stop Ukrainian units from reaching the rear of the Sloviansk-based Russian troops. In the areas of Dmytrivka and Chuhuyiv, Stara Hnylytsya, Korobochkyne, and Bazaliyivka, the Russian army opened fire on civilian infrastructure.
The Ukrainian troops repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the Sloviansk direction near Dolyna and Bohorodychne. Russian soldiers made artillery shelling near settlements of Hrushuvaha, Virnopillia, Adamivka, and Mazanivka and attempted air strikes on civilian infrastructure close to Bogorodychne.
The Russian army didn’t make significant damage in the Kramatorsk direction. It continued to shell units of Ukrainian troops with various calibers of artillery as it fired at positions of defense forces using rocket-propelled, grenade launchers, mortars, and artillery. Russia also launched air strikes in the vicinity of Ustynivka,Lysychansk and Hirske. To take full control of the city, Siverskodonetsk, it does not stop the attack. Ukrainian soldiers are also resisting the attacks in Syrotyne, Bila Hora.
Russia continues to conduct offensive operations in the Bakhmut direction near the settlements of Mykolayivka, Semyhiria and Vershyna. The Russian troops also fired on civilian infrastructure close to Pokrovske and Mykolayivka, Avdiyivka area near New York (Niu-York, Donetsk Region), Avdiyivka, Kamianka, Ocheretyne, Netaylove, Mykilske, and Orikhove. Fighting continues.
Russia made an air strike near Shcherbaky in the Kurahiv direction. The hostile attack on the Mariyinka area by the Russian army has been stopped by Ukrainian defenders. Russian soldiers fired artillery and mortars at the Murahivka and Topolyne districts, Bila Kynytsia and others making an attempt to contain Ukrainian Defense Forces. Airstrikes were launched by the enemy at civilian infrastructure in Ochakivo, Kutsurub. Russia provided air reconnaissance using unmanned aerial vehicles.
The fortification of advanced positions is also strengthened by Russian troops using the construction of long-term firing positions. Five high-precision weapons carriers stay ready in the waters of the Black and Azov seas ready to launch missile strikes against objects on the Ukrainian territory.
According to information available, the enemy has to recruit reserve officers to serve in military service on short-term contracts for 3 months due to losses in the command staff of the Russian airborne units.