Russia advances in Luhanske area, conducts assaults near Mazanivka - Ukrainian General Staff 

6 July, 2022 Wednesday

Russian troops are advancing in the Luhanske area, where hostilities are ongoing. They are also conducting an assault near Mazanivka, but have moved away from Novoluhanske.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces' General Staff shared its report on Facebook.

In the Slovyansk direction (Donetsk region - Ed.), Russia is trying to improve the tactical position of its units. Russian forces fired from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery near Krasnopillya and Bogorodichne. Ukrainian defenders repelled Russian assault and pushed them back in the Dolyna area. Russia is conducting assault operations near Mazanivka, the fighting continues.

In the Kramatorsk direction (Donetsk region - Ed.), Russia shelled civilian infrastructure in the Siversk and Hryhorivka area. Ukrainian soldiers inflicted significant losses on Russian forces during their attempted offensive in the Verkhnokamianske, Bilogorivka and Hryhorivka areas. Russian forces left.

In the Bakhmut direction (Donetsk region - Ed.), Russia shelled Ukrainian positions with artillery of various calibers near Berestove, Bilogorivka, Travnevo, Shumy, and Nyu York. Russian forces carried out an airstrike in the Vuglehirska TPP area. With the support of artillery, Russian forces conducted assault operations in the Novoluhanske area; they failed and withdrew. Ukrainian soldiers stopped the Russian offensive in the ​​Spirne area and repelled the attack near Vershyna. They inflicted losses on Russian forces and pushed them back. Russia is trying to regroup.

Russian forces are advancing in the Luhansk region, hostilities continue.

In the Avdiyivka, Kurakhove, Novopavliv, and Zaporizhzhya directions along the contact line, shelling from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery continues. Russia carried out airstrikes near Avdiyivka.

In the Southern Bug direction (southwest Ukraine - Ed.), Russian artillery shelled Trudolyubivka, Knyazuzka, Mykolaivka, Topolina, Kobzartsi, Blagodatne, Shevchenkove, and Lupareve settlements. Russian forces continue to launch rocket attacks on targets in the Mykolaiv region. There remains a further threat of such actions.

In readiness for the mission of missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine, Russia keeps four carriers of high-precision weapons in the sea.

Ukrainian soldiers suppressed the Russian attempt to advance in the Lozove direction. Russia continues measures to replenish losses.

Russia is conducting defensive operations in the Kharkiv direction. Shelling from helicopters, tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery were recorded in the Sosnivka, Slatine, Mala Danylivka, Cherkassky Tyshki, Vesele, Kutuzivka, Mospanove, Husarivka, Chepil and Nova Mykolaivka areas.

Russian forces remotely mined the area near Shestakove and Peremoha.

In the Siversk direction (north Ukraine - Ed.), Russian aggressor fired at the positions of Ukrainian troops in the Zalizniy Mist, Shalygine and Esman areas. Russia improves engineering equipment for advanced positions in border areas.

In the Volhynia and Polissya directions (northwest Ukraine - Ed.), the situation has not changed significantly. No signs of the formation of offensive groups on the Belarusian territory were detected.

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