During the past day, more than 35 combat clashes took place at the front.

This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook.

In the Melitopol direction, the Defense Forces inflict significant losses on the occupying forces in manpower and equipment, forcing the enemy to retreat from their positions.

In the Kherson direction, our soldiers are conducting a counter-battery fight, destroying supply depots and successfully hitting the enemy's rear.

In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation remains without significant changes.

In the Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna directions, the enemy continues to hold a group of Russian troops to cover the state border. Conducts active sabotage activities in the border areas in order to prevent the transfer of our military to threatening areas. It is increasing the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod region of Russia.

In the Bakhmut direction, the Defense Forces successfully repelled enemy attacks in the Bila Hora area of the Donetsk region. The enemy unsuccessfully tried to break through the defenses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Andriivka area of the Donetsk region. The defense forces continue assault operations in the Klishchiivka area of the Donetsk region, inflict significant losses on the enemy in manpower and equipment, and gain a foothold on the achieved frontiers.

In the Maryinka direction, the Russians conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Maryinka area of the Donetsk region. Here, during the past day, the enemy made 10 unsuccessful attempts to oust our units from their positions. At the same time, in the Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk directions, the Defense Forces are holding the initiative, putting pressure on the enemy, conducting assault operations and recapturing our land.

During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out nine strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment. Units of missile forces hit two areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the Russians, two anti-aircraft missile systems, 11 artillery pieces, three ammunition depots and an electronic warfare station of the occupiers.

Earlier it was reported that Russian troops had amassed reserves near Maryinka, Donetsk region, trying to storm the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but were suffering losses and withdrawing.