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Russian forces accelerate offensive operations, with number of clashes rising to 95

19 June, 2024 Wednesday
21:22

Within the last day, on June 19th, there were 95 combat clashes on the Russian-Ukrainian front. The Russian forces have concentrated their attacks primarily in the Pokrovsk sector

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This information is detailed in the report from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 19:00 on June 19.

According to updated information, the Russian forces launched a missile attack on Ukrainian troops' positions and settlements, using one missile. There were also 39 airstrikes and over 4,000 attacks were carried out, including 102 using multiple launch rocket systems.

During the same period, the Defense Forces' aviation, missile forces, and artillery targeted six Russian personnel and military equipment concentration areas, four command and control points, one command and observation post, six air defense facilities, and one artillery system.

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports 95 combat engagements over the day

Russia has escalated offensive and assault operations, attempting to breach Ukrainian defenses and dislodge Ukrainian units from their positions. Ukrainian defenders are providing staunch resistance, successfully neutralizing Russian personnel and equipment.

In the Kharkiv sector, the occupying army launched four unsuccessful attacks today near Vovchansk and Lyptsi. In the afternoon, Russian forces targeted civilian infrastructure in Kharkiv and its outskirts with four insidious attacks.

In the Kupiansk sector, Ukrainian soldiers have repelled 10 assault attempts by the occupation forces near Synkivka, Novoselivka, and Stelmakhivka since the beginning of the day. Two ongoing skirmishes are reported in that area. Additionally, the occupation forces conducted airstrikes: Novoosynove was hit with four guided aerial bombs, Kivsharivka with two bombs, and the village of Prystin with one.

In the Lyman sector, Russia launched 10 attacks in Terny, Makiivka, and Hrekivka throughout the day, with one ongoing battle. Russian aircraft targeted Hryhorivka with two gunships. Preliminary reports indicate Russia's losses in this sector amounted to 88 personnel, two armored personnel carriers, 75 UAVs, and two vehicles.

In the Siversk sector, near Verkhnekamianske and Rozdolivka, Russia assaulted Defense Forces positions six times. Ukrainian troops repelled two attacks and four are ongoing, maintaining a tense situation.

The Kramatorsk sector saw an increase to 17 Russian attacks, targeting Ivanivske, Nove, Kalynivka, Pivnichne, Andriivka, and Bohdanivka. Defense Forces successfully repelled 13 assaults with four ongoing. Preliminary data indicates Russian losses in this sector amounted to 128 personnel, eight armored personnel carriers, and five vehicles.

In the Pokrovsk sector, Russian forces continue their offensive with 36 attacks on Ukrainian defenses since the start of the day. Thirty attacks were thwarted with six ongoing.

Today, the Kurakhove sector witnessed 10 combat engagements. Ukrainian defenders repelled six attacks with four ongoing. Kostiantynivka was targeted in an airstrike by Russian forces.

The situation in other sectors remains relatively unchanged.



 
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