Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi reported this in a post on Telegram.
He noted that in the Kupyansk direction, units formed from former convicts, Storm, Storm Z, and Storm V, are used to storm Ukrainian positions.
The presence of former Wagner mercenaries, who also join the assaults, is recorded.
Syrskyi added that the russian invaders have no success in this area.
Combat actions are ongoing near Ivanivka and Synkivka, in the Kharkiv region.
In the Lyman sector, russian occupiers are trying to conduct assaults in the area of Serebrianskyi forestry. They are actively using bombers, fighter aircraft and fire support helicopters.
On the Bakhmut front, the russian invaders do not abandon attempts to displace Ukrainian units from their positions in Klishchiivka. In this area, the enemy started to use kamikaze drones more often.
However, the enemy has no successes on this front.
Since the beginning of the month, russian army have lost 8,690 personnel, and 1,002 military vehicles have been destroyed or damaged, including 109 tanks, 175 APV and more than 200 artillery systems and mortars of various calibers.