The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, according to the command, also carried out offensive operations in the area of Marinka, Bogorodichny, Borovsky, Dolina, Nikolaevka and Belaya Gora.
The Russian army during the current day carried out an assault in the direction of the southern outskirts of Lisichansk, but was forced to retreat due to losses among the personnel. About it informs press center of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the evening summary of June 23.
On the Volyn and Polesye directions active actions, as well as signs of the formation of a strike force, were not recorded. On the Siversky direction The RF Armed Forces shelled civilian infrastructure in the area of Stary Vyrki, Atinsky and Starikovo.
On the Kharkiv direction Russian invaders fired artillery at Kharkov, Russkaya Lozova, Pecheneg, Krestishche, Mospanovo, Stary Saltov, Russian Tishki and Prishib. On the Slavic direction invaders from cannon artillery and MLRS carried out shelling in the area of Bogorodichny, Adamovka, Dibrovnoye, Kurulka, Petrovsky, Vernopolye and Mazanovka. Near the Valley and the Mother of God unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine repulsed the assault of the invaders and forced them to retreat to their previous positions.
The main forces, according to the General Staff, the Russians concentrated in the Severodonetsk and Bakhmut directions, trying to establish control over the regional center and Nikolayevka. From tanks, artillery, aviation, mortars and MLRS, Russian troops fired at Sirotino, Lisichansk, Severodonetsk, Voronovo and Mirnaya Dolina.
The invaders tried to establish full control over Severodonetsk using the forces of the 2nd Army Corps and units of the Russian Guard. In addition, the RF Armed Forces carried out an assault in the direction of the southern outskirts of Lisichansk and Borovskoye, but due to losses among personnel, they retreated to their previous positions. According to the General Staff, the Russian invaders carried out reconnaissance in force in the area of the settlement of Belaya Gora and continued their offensive near Ray-Aleksandrovka, where hostilities continue.
On the Bakhmut direction of the RF Armed Forces artillery fired at our Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of Nikolaevka, Berestovoye, Klinovoye, Toretsk, Novolugansky, Pokrovsky, Lugansky and Kodema. Russian army aviation launched an airstrike near Klinovoe. Assault groups of the 1st Army Corps managed to capture Nikolayevka.
On the Novopavlovsk direction the invaders fired from tanks and artillery at Pavlovka, Ugledar and Prechistovka. Enemy airstrikes were also recorded in the area of Pavlovka, Vugledar and Shevchenko. The invaders also activated the DRG near Vremovka, Novoselka and Neskuchny, but the saboteurs were forced to retreat after the resistance of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
On the Avdeevsky, Kurakhovsky and Zaporozhye directions no active actions of the RF Armed Forces were recorded. From tanks, mortars, cannon and rocket artillery, the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were shelled near Avdiivka, Peski, Opytny, Maryinka and Novopol. Also, the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine managed to repulse the assault in the direction of Maryinka.
In the southbound direction the enemy carried out aerial reconnaissance using UAVs and fired at civilian infrastructure at the receiver and MLRS near Dobryanka, Nikolaevka and Trudolyubovka. The positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Knyazhevka came under an air strike.
The General Staff warns that a grouping of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation, capable of delivering strikes on the mainland of Ukraine, continues to remain in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas. In particular, five carriers of missile weapons are in full combat readiness.
Recall that earlier the American Institute for the Study of War ISW predicted large-scale offensive of the RF Armed Forces on Lisichansk.
It was also reported that The Russian Armed Forces tried to encircle the Ukrainian grouping in the Zolotehowever, subdivisions APU played ahead of the curve and left the dangerous sector of the front.