Ukrainian navy studies heavy combating within the battle for Severodonetsk

Intense fight for management of the jap Ukrainian metropolis of Severodonetsk is constant Tuesday, with Russia utilizing artillery, plane, and helicopters within the space, in accordance with the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Two individuals have been injured after Russian forces shelled a mining school in Lysychansk, which sits on strategic excessive floor throughout the Siverskyi Donets River from Severodonetsk, in accordance with Serhiy Hayday, head of the Luhansk Area Army Administration.

Hayday stated Russia was utilizing “sabotage and reconnaissance teams” within the village of Bilohorivka, simply west of Lysychansk and Severodonetsk. That city additionally sits on excessive floor subsequent to the Siverskyi Donets River, and was the positioning of a large Ukrainian rout of a Russian assault final month.

On the outskirts of Severodonetsk, the Ukrainian navy stated Russia was utilizing “distant mining of the world within the course of the offensive of our troops in the direction of Rubizhne.”

Rodion Miroshnik, an official within the separatist, self-declared Luhansk Folks’s Republic, claimed on Telegram that 9 civilians had been killed by Ukrainian shelling over the previous day.

On Monday evening, Oleksandr Striuk, head of the Severodonetsk navy administration, stated there have been “fierce battles and avenue fights,” and the state of affairs was “altering each hour.”

Ukrainian navy hearth a shell from a M777 Howitzer close to the entrance line within the Donetsk area, Ukraine, on June 6. (Reuters)

Additional west, within the Donetsk area, the Ukrainian navy stated Russia was focusing its efforts on shifting south from Izyum towards Sloviansk, the place the entrance line has not moved very a lot regardless of many weeks of intense combating.

“The whole entrance line is below fixed hearth,” stated Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Area Army Administration, on nationwide tv. He stated Ukrainian forces have been centered on defending the road, and it was “inexpedient to speak a couple of counterattack in the mean time.”

Within the southern Zaporizhzhia area, authorities stated combating continues alongside all the line of contact, however decreased considerably in depth on Tuesday.

Within the Kherson area, the Ukrainian navy stated Russia was “concentrating its major efforts on bettering its tactical place, sustaining the occupied frontiers, replenishing ammunition and gas.” Authorities stated Russia had begun preparations “for the celebration of Russia Day within the area.” Russia celebrates its nationwide vacation on June 12.

And within the northern Sumy area, authorities stated Russian forces shelled the border city of Seredyna-Buda early Tuesday morning. At the very least six homes and a farm constructing have been broken, however no casualties have been reported.

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