The Russian occupiers are trying to completely occupy Donetsk and Luhansk regions. They fire missiles and Iranian drones at Ukraine, while the Armed Forces of Ukraine inflict significant losses on the invaders.

This is stated on June 4 in the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

"During the day, the enemy inflicted 7 missile and 25 air strikes, carried out about 20 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and settlements. Unfortunately, there are civilian casualties, private residential buildings, educational institutions, other civilian and administrative infrastructure have been damaged," the General Staff said.

During the day, the occupiers attacked the Defense Forces 23 times, all attempts to advance the Russians were repulsed.

The situation at the front:

  • In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly, no signs of the formation of offensive groups have been detected.

  • In the Siversky and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy continues to maintain a military presence in the border areas with Ukraine. On this day, the enemy made an unsuccessful attempt to penetrate the DRG through the DC of Ukraine near the settlement of Zelene in Kharkiv region, also launched a missile strike in the area of Vovchansk and air strikes in the areas of Ivashka, Ohirtseve, Gatishche in Kharkiv region. Carried out mortar and artillery shelling of the settlements of Karpovichi, Chernihiv region; Znob-Novgorodske, Shevchenkove, Brusky, Oleksandrivka, Sadky, Basivka, Grabovske of Sumy region, as well as Ivashky, Udy, Chervona Zorya, Hoptivka, Krasne, Zelene, Starytsia, Ohirtseve, Hatyshche, Pletenivka, Vovchansk, Karaichne, Budarky and Chuhunovka in Kharkiv region.

  • In the Kupiansk direction, during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations near Novoselivske, Luhansk region. The enemy shelled Kolodiazne, Krasne Pershe, Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Dovhenske, Kutkivka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kyslivka, Kotliarivka, Tabaivka, Berestovo in Kharkiv region, and Novoselivske in Luhansk region.

  • In the Liman direction, during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the area of Bilohorivka, Luhansk region. Artillery shelling targeted areas of settlements near the contact line Makiivka, Nevske, Bilohorivka in Luhansk region and Verkhniokamianske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka in Donetsk region.

  • In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy conducted offensive operations in the Ivanovo area, was not successful. Inflicted air strikes in the areas of Vasyutynske, Toretsk, Northern Donetsk region. Enemy artillery shelling hit areas of the settlements of Vasiukivka, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Khromovo, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Stupocki, Predtechyne, Bila Hora, Dyliivka and New York in Donetsk region.

  • In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy did not conduct offensive operations. Struck an air strike near Avdiivka. Artillery shelling of the areas of the settlements of Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Karlivka of Donetsk region.

  • In the Maryinka direction, the enemy conducted offensive operations near the city of Marinka, however, our defenders repulsed all 16 enemy attacks. At the same time, the enemy launched an air strike within the settlement of Marinka. Artillery shelling of the settlements of Hostre, Marinka, Pobeda of Donetsk region.

  • In the Shakhtarsk sector, the enemy shelled settlements bordering the line of contact, including: Vuhledar, Prechystivka and Novoukrainka in Donetsk region.

  • In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy continues to conduct defensive actions. He launched air strikes in the areas of Beryslav, Vesele, Kherson region. Artillery shelling of the settlements of Vilne Pole, Zelene Pole, Novopil, Temyrivka, Donetsk region; Olhivske, Malynivka, Huliaipole, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriivka, Stepove and Kamianske of Zaporizhia region; Kozatske, Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Dniprovske, Kizomis of Kherson region and the city of Kherson.

Losses of the occupiers in Kharkiv region

The Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kharkiv region destroyed a large number of occupiers, which was brought in for reinforcement. After this incident, about 80 people voluntarily left their positions.

"In one of the units of the Russian occupation forces, operating in the temporarily occupied territory of Kharkiv region, during the week for reinforcement arrived personnel from among the former convicted citizens of the Russian Federation in the amount of about 500 people. After inflicting fire damage by the Defense Forces of Ukraine on enemy positions, about 100 people from among the newly arrived reinforcements suffered injuries of varying degrees of severity, including those incompatible with life," the statement reads.

Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed occupiers' air defense systems and electronic warfare

Aviation of the defense forces during the day inflicted 10 strikes on areas of concentration of personnel. Our defenders destroyed 1 enemy reconnaissance UAV.

During the day, units of missile troops and artillery hit 2 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, an ammunition depot, 2 anti-aircraft missile systems and 2 stations of enemy electronic warfare.

Recall that the General Staff clarified the number of shot down Shahed.

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