Russia concentrated air strikes on Avdiivka, Kurakhiv, Novopavliv and Zaporizhia directions.
Russian invaders use aircraft and artillery in four directions to bind the Armed Forces. This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
In the Seversky direction, the enemy continues to hold up to three battalion tactical groups from the Western Military District on the Russian-Ukrainian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions to prevent the transfer of Ukrainian troops to other threatening areas. The aggressor fired artillery at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the border areas of Sumy region.
In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy is advancing in the direction of Novotoshkivske – Orikhove. Has partial success, is fixed on the northern outskirts of the village of Orikhovo. Continues to carry out assault operations in the city of Severodonetsk. In the Bakhmut direction, the occupiers are regrouping in order to attack Mykolayivka and Komyshuvakha. To strengthen the grouping of troops moved to one battalion tactical group.
In the Avdiivka, Kurakhiv, Novopavliv and Zaporizhzhya directions, the enemy is actively using aircraft and artillery to bind the Armed Forces and prevent the transfer of reserves to other directions.
In the South Bug direction, the aggressor focuses on conducting positional defense. The enemy is taking measures to improve the fortification equipment of the second and third lines of defense. Fortified checkpoints made of reinforced concrete structures located near the bridges across the North Crimean Canal were marked.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, up to seven battalions of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus continue to carry out tasks to strengthen the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel regions.
According to https://zaxid.net