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Russian army attacks in 7 directions: Ukraine’s General Staff names hottest frontline spots

1 June, 2024 Saturday
15:20

As of the morning of June 1st, there have been 20 combat clashes at the front. Ukraine's army holds positions and inflicts significant losses on the Russian troops

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The Ukrainian Armed Forces' General Staff reports.

In the Kharkiv direction, Ukrainian troops repelled one Russian attack near Lyptsi since the beginning of the day. Ukrainian forces continue to strengthen their positions and defensive lines. 

According to the updated data, the Russian forces lost 126 servicemen in this direction yesterday. In addition, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 17 vehicles and two units of special equipment. Three Russian artillery systems were damaged. 

In the Kupyansk direction, Russian troops attacked once in the area of Druzheliubivka. They suffered losses and withdrew. 

According to the updated data, total Russian losses in this direction amounted to 79 people over the last day. Ukrainian troops destroyed one T-80 tank and damaged a vehicle.

In the Siversk direction, five combat clashes are currently taking place near Rozdolivka and Ivano-Dar]ivka. Ukrainian positions were not lost. The situation is under control.  

In the Kramatorsk direction, Ukrainian defenders fought off one Russian attempt to advance in the vicinity of Klishchiivka since the beginning of the day. Ukrainian Defense Forces units are holding back the attack and reinforcing their positions in some areas.

In the Pokrovsk direction, Ukrainian military are taking measures to prevent the Russian advance. Two firefights are currently underway near Sokil and Nevelske. The situation is under control of the Ukrainian Defense Forces.

In the Kurakhove direction, six battles are taking place near Heorhiivka, Kostiantynivka and Vodiane. The situation is tense but remains under Ukrainian troops' control. 

In the Orikhiv direction, the Russian aggressor made one unsuccessful attack near Robotyne. Ukrainian positions were not lost.

Ukrainian Defense Forces defeat two Russian personnel concentration points

Over the past day, the Air Force, missile forces, and artillery of the Ukrainian Defense Forces hit two places of Russian personnel concentration, four command posts, two artillery systems, an air defense facility, a military equipment concentration area, and two fuel and lubricant depots.

Russia lauched 4 missile strikes and 57 airstrikes against Ukraine

Over the last day, 105 combat clashes took place.

In total, the Russians launched four missile attacks on Ukrainian troops' positions and settlements, including from the territory of the Russian Federation, using eight missiles, 57 air strikes using 70 combat aircraft, used 1,303 'kamikaze' drones, including nine Shaheds, 15 Lancets, and 1,279 FPV drones, and fired almost 3,800 times from various types of weapons, including 120 times from multiple launch rocket systems.

  • On the night of June 1st, the Russian army launched 53 missiles and 47 drones at Ukraine. Ukrainian air defense downed 81 aerial targets.

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