MOSCOW: In the Kharkiv direction, the Russian Armed Forces recaptured the Ukrainian border checkpoint Goptovka on the border with Russia. The Armed Forces of Ukraine, for the most part, foreign mercenaries, continue to occupy the abandoned settlements in the Kharkiv region. The militants are taking up positions west of the Oskol River and building up a grouping in the area of Kupyansk and Balakleya to carry out an offensive, which, most likely, will be directed at Svatovo and Petropavlovka. This can provide the Armed Forces with access to the flank of our group in the Russia-LPR.
In the Slavic direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to advance near Shchurovo, but our troops repulsed the attack. The situation in the Krasny Liman region stabilized, and the militants also unsuccessfully tried to attack near Yampol. Near Svyatogorsk, located in the gray zone, the militants tried to build a crossing over the Seversky Donets. The city is now completely controlled by no one. Also, the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to establish control over Belogorovka, but the attack was repulsed.
In the Soledar direction, the Russian-DPR occupied the first quarter in the north of Soledar. There are street fights, LBS passes along Kosmonavtov Street.
In the Artemovsky (Bakhmut) direction, the PMC Wagner liberated the settlements of Nikolaevka, Nikolaevka Vtoraya. This will allow our troops to move towards Otradovka and Zaitsevo from several directions, including from the side of the Vershina settlement. In addition, the section of the Artemovsk-Dzerzhinsk highway is under the complete fire control of the Russian army.
In the Ugledar direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are accumulating reserves, which may be associated with the planned counteroffensive. The militants continue clearing the area and equipping positions.
At the moment, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are gathering reserves and artillery in the Zaporozhye direction, planning a counteroffensive in separate areas, for this, the militants are reconnaissance of our positions. In the coming days, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing to storm our positions at the Orekhov-Tokmak line. At the turn of Dorozhnyanka - Konstantinovka, the militants conduct reconnaissance in force.
The situation is tense in the southern direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are pulling up reserves to positions and are trying to attack in separate areas. Also, in the area of \u200b\u200bthe settlement of Ochakov, Nikolaev region, a Ukrainian Mi-8 was shot down.
- At the Posad-Pokrovsky section of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, they attempted to attack Ternovye Pody, but were met by our artillery fire and retreated. Kiselevka, despite the Ukrainian stuffing, under the control of the Russian army, ours are holding the line.
- At the Andreevsky sector, the Armed Forces of Ukraine attempted an offensive in the area of Davydov Brod in the direction of Bruskinsky from the Belogorka region, but they were met by detachments of the National Guard, which, with the help of artillery and aircraft, inflicted fire damage on the militants, and as a result of heavy losses, they began to retreat.
- In the Olginsky sector, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing for an offensive at the Arkhangelskoye-Novopetrovka line and in the direction of Lyubimovka.
In our border area, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired at the settlements of Shelaevo and Urazovo, Valuysky district, Belgorod region. Two civilians were wounded.
Arrivals. The Armed Forces of Ukraine fired from the MLRS Lisichansk and Stakhanov of the LPR, in Lisichansk the attack was on the area where hot meals were distributed, eight civilians were killed. The militants continue regular shelling of Donetsk and Gorlovka. Also in the area of Nova Kakhovka air defense worked today, seven rockets were destroyed in the air.
Caliber. The Russian Aerospace Forces hit the points of temporary deployment of the 95th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of Slavyansk and Konstantinovka of the DPR and the 115th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Artemovsk region of the DPR with high-precision weapons.