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​russian Invaders Trying to Break Through the Defenses in Two Directions, but Ukrainians Hold Them Back

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Ukrainian troops stop the enemy and force him to go on the defensive
Ukrainian troops stop the enemy and force him to go on the defensive

The spokesman of the Khortytsia operational-strategic group of troops, Lt. Col. Nazar Voloshyn, noted that the situation in the Kupyansk direction is difficult, the russian troops are trying to break through the defense of the Ukrainian troops in two directions

He said this on the air of a nationwide telethon, ArmyInform reports.

"We stop the enemy and force him to go on the defensive. In the Kupyansk direction, the enemy struck with both guided aerial bombs and unguided aerial rockets. Since the beginning of the day, 7 combat clashes have already taken place there. These are the districts of Stepove, Novoselivka, Pischane, and Berestove. The fighting continues," Nazar Voloshyn said.

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russian Invaders Trying to Break Through the Defenses in Two Directions, but Ukrainians Hold Them Back, The spokesman of the Khortytsia operational-strategic group of troops, Lt. Col. Nazar Voloshyn, Defense Express
The spokesman of the Khortytsia operational-strategic group of troops, Lt. Col. Nazar Voloshyn

Ukrainian soldiers are also repelling all enemy attacks in the Lyman direction, the spokesman of the Khortytsia operational-strategic group of troops emphasizes

"There have been 7 combat clashes from the beginning of the day until now - in the area of Torske, Nevske, Grekivka. Fighting continues near Serebryansky forest. In this direction, the enemy struck with 6 guided aerial bombs," he said.

In the Siversk direction, the enemy also does not abandon his intentions to push the positions of Ukrainian troops. From the beginning of the day, the enemy tried to advance in the vicinity of Spirne, Ivano-Daryivka, and Verkhnyo-Kamyanske.

"One attack has been repelled, two more are ongoing," the military said.

There have been no hostilities in the Kharkiv direction since the beginning of the current day, but during the day russian troops became more active and unsuccessfully tried to carry out an assault in the Vovchansk area – defenders of Ukraine stopped them.

According to Nazar Voloshin, the enemy carried out 19 airstrikes, dropped 28 guided air bombs, carried out 23 kamikaze drone strikes as well as carried out more than 350 shellings in this direction.

"russian troops continue to terrorize Kharkiv region. According to preliminary information, the enemy launched guided aerial bombs on the Kharkiv region from the direction of Shebekyne, carried out 2 airstrikes using 4 guided aerial bombs on Vovchansk, and launched 4 more guided aerial bombs on the settlement of Tyhe," the spokesman of the Khortytsia operational-strategic group of troops, Lt. Col. Nazar Voloshin said.

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