Occupants narrowed their offensive efforts to three directions: Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled 10 enemy attacks - General Staff
Russian occupation forces have narrowed their offensive efforts to three areas. These are the Lyman, Bakhmut and Maryinka sectors.
Over the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 10 enemy attacks. This is stated in the evening report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 27 June 2023.
The situation has not changed in the Volyn and Polissia sectors, and there are no signs of offensive groups forming.
On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the areas bordering Ukraine. Here, the enemy fired mortar and artillery shells at more than 20 settlements, including Zarichchia and Tymonovychi in Chernihiv region; Seredina Buda, Porokhon, Fotovizh, Velyka Pysarivka in Sumy region; and Udy, Kozacha Lopan and Krasne Pershe in Kharkiv region.
In the Kupyansk sector, more than 20 settlements also came under artillery and mortar fire from the occupiers. Among them are Masiutivka, Kyslivka, Kotlyarivka, Berestove in the Kharkiv region.
In the Lyman sector, the invaders shelled more than 15 settlements with artillery, including Nevske, Dibrova, Bilohorivka in Luhansk region; Torske, Serebryanka, Spirne in Donetsk region.
In the Bakhmut sector, Putin's army unsuccessfully tried to regain lost ground southeast of Ivanivske.
The shelling of the invaders affected areas around more than 15 settlements. In particular, Vasyukivka, Markove, Khromove, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Ozaryanivka and Pivdenne in Donetsk Oblast came under fire.
In the Avdiivka sector, the enemy conducted air strikes in the area of Avdiivka. They shelled over 20 localities with artillery. In particular, Keramik, Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Yasnobrodivka, Pervomayske and Nevelske in Donetsk region were shelled.
In the Maryinka sector, the occupants conducted offensive actions in the area of Maryinka, but were unsuccessful. The enemy also conducted air strikes near Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. In addition, the enemy carried out artillery attacks in the vicinity of more than 10 settlements. Illinka and Pobeda in the Donetsk region came under fire.
In the Shakhtarsk sector, the occupiers also tried to advance towards the village of Rivnopil. They were unsuccessful. However, the enemy conducted air strikes near Storozheve in Donetsk region. They shelled more than 15 settlements. In particular, these are Katerynivka, Yelizavetivka, Bohoyavlenka, Blahodatne, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Zolota Niva in Donetsk region.
In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is focusing its main efforts on preventing the advance of Ukrainian defenders. The enemy launched air strikes in the areas of Orikhove and Novodanylivka in Zaporizhzhia region. They shelled over 40 localities with artillery. Novodanilivka, Olhivske, Poltavka, Malynivka, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Preobrazhenka, Orikhiv, Pavlivka in Zaporizhzhia region; Zolota Balka, Dudchany, Kachkarivka, Vesele, Antonivka, Kherson, Bilozerka, Dniprovske, Kyzomys in Kherson region and Ochakiv in Mykolaiv region were affected.
At the same time, the Russian occupation forces suffer losses every day. About 50 wounded occupants were brought to the building of a kindergarten converted into a field hospital for the invaders in Novomykhailivka, Kherson region.
The enemy also continues to convert civilian educational institutions in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine into medical facilities. Thus, the occupiers turned a secondary school in Rozovka, Zaporizhzhia region, into another military hospital. Wounded invaders are constantly brought there.
At the same time, the aviation of the Defence Forces carried out 12 strikes on the areas of concentration of enemy personnel and 4 on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems over the day.
In addition, missile troops and artillery units struck 1 command post, 2 Buk surface-to-air missile systems and 4 areas of concentration of enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment over the course of the day.
The day before, it became known that the Ukrainian Armed Forces had taken control of the village of Rivnopil, levelling the so-called Vremivskyi ledge at the junction of Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia regions. In total, eight settlements have been liberated.
Moreover, a few days ago, the commander of the Tavria operational and strategic grouping of troops, Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, confirmed that the Ukrainian Armed Forces had liberated the territories near Krasnohorivka that were seized by Russia in 2014. This is the first case of de-occupation since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of the territories not controlled by the Ukrainian government for over 9 years.