The enemy is regrouping forces and actively shelling the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from artillery
The situation at the front remains tense / Photo: Collage: Today
Russian invaders were able to take control several settlements near Toshkovka Luhansk region. In other directions in the Donbas, the Ukrainian military is repelling assault attempts.
This was announced by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on its Facebook page.
On the Volyn and Polesye directions There were no significant changes in the activities of the units of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus. The threat of missile strikes from the territory of this country remains.
On the Seversky direction the enemy continues to equip border areas and mine the area. He fired mortars and artillery at the areas of the settlements of Seredina-Buda, Miropolye, Yunakovka in the Sumy region and Gremyach in the Chernihiv region.
On the Kharkiv direction the enemy conducted aerial reconnaissance in the areas of the settlements of Russkaya Lozovaya, Cherkasskaya Lozovaya and Pitomnik. Artillery shelling was recorded near Kharkov, Peremoga, Upper Saltov, Stary Saltov, Chepil, Rubizhne and Staraya Gnilitsa. In addition, the MLRS was used in the areas of the settlements of Korobochkino, Mospanovo and Kutuzovka.
On the Slavic direction the enemy concentrates his main efforts on holding the previously occupied positions, leading the defense.
Artillery shelling was recorded in the areas of the settlements of Bogorodichnoye, Velikaya Kamyshevakha, Grushevakha, Dolina, Petrovskoye, Zavgorodnoye, Protopopovka, Prishib, Karnaukhovka, Vernopolye, Chervonoye, Dovgenkoye and Krasnopolye. The invaders launched an air strike near Dibrovnoe.
On the Donetsk direction the enemy regrouped in order to strengthen further operations in the Bakhmut direction. In addition, the formation of consolidated units was revealed.
Thus, due to significant losses, two battalion tactical groups were reorganized from the units of the 5th Combined Arms Army that had lost their combat capability into one consolidated armored personnel carrier. According to reports, the enemy brought a unit of the 1st Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade of the 1st Army Corps to restore combat capability.
On the Kramatorsk direction the enemy did not conduct active operations, fired at the positions of the Ukrainian troops from mortars, cannon and rocket artillery in the areas of the settlements of Donetsk, Starodubovka, Nikolaevka and Prishib.
On the Severodonetsk direction fighting continues in the city of Severodonetsk.
The enemy fired from tanks and artillery near Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Voronovo, Mirnaya Dolina and Gorskoye.
The Ukrainian military competently repelled an enemy attempt to reconnaissance in combat in the directions of Metelkino-Voronovo and Metelkino-Sirotino. The enemy retreated.
The invaders consolidate in the settlement of Ustinovka, conduct an offensive in the direction of Belaya Gora, have partial success, the fighting continues.
In the direction Toshkovka – Podlesnoye the enemy has captured the settlements of Podlesnoe and Mirnaya Dolina, and is entrenched on the occupied lines. It also has partial success in the area of the village of Gorskoye.
The assault towards Vysokoye was successfully repulsed by Ukrainian soldiers.
On the Bakhmut direction the enemy shelled the areas of Berestovoye and Kamyshevakhi. He led the offensive in the direction of Alexandropol – Kamyshevakh. Had no success, retreated.
On the Avdeevsky, Novopavlovsky and Zaporozhye directions The enemy did not take active steps. He fired at the territories near Krasnogorovka, Ostrogo, Novoandreevka, Gulyaipolsky and Novoselka.
On the Yuzhnobug direction the enemy, in order to deplete the personnel and destroy the fortifications, carried out fire attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian troops and conducted aerial reconnaissance of the UAV.
The losses of the Russian army announced
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 21.06 approximately amounted to:
- personnel – about 34,100 (+300) people liquidated,
- tanks – 1496 (+19) units,
- armored combat vehicles – 3606 (+18) units,
- artillery systems – 752 (+3) units,
- MLRS – 239 (+1) units,
- air defense systems – 98 (+0) units,
- aircraft – 216 (+0) units,
- helicopters – 181 (+0) units,
- UAVs of the operational-tactical level – 611 (+10),
- cruise missiles – 137 (+7),
- ships/boats – 14 (+0) units,
- automotive equipment and tank trucks – 2537 (+10) units,
- special equipment – 59 (+4).
The enemy suffered the greatest losses in the Bakhmut and Avdeevsky directions. The data is being specified.
TV presenter Alexei Burlakov told the channel “Ukraine 4.5.0.” enemy losses as of June 21: over the past day, 300 invaders have been liquidated, 19 tanks (a record in June) and 18 armored vehicles, as well as 10 drones and 7 cruise missiles, have been destroyed.