UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, June 10 — Russian troops attacked Ukrainian units five times near Vovchansk, Lyptsi, and west of Hlyboke in the Kharkiv region over the past day, reported the General Staff. Russians have not succeeded in their attempts to advance in this direction. 

On May 10, Russia launched a new ground offensive north and northeast of the Kharkiv region, in the Vovchansk and Lyptsi directions. Russia’s primary goal in a new offensive would be to stretch Ukrainian troops and resources and force Ukraine to redistribute manpower and military equipment along the frontline.  

The situation remained unchanged in the Kupiansk and Lyman directions (Donetsk region), the General Staff reports The Russian assaults were unsuccessful, and the situation is under control. Two attacks are ongoing near Pishchane and Hrekivka.

Oleh Syniehubov, Kharkiv Oblast Governor, said on Ukrainian TV that the Russians continue to regroup and try to advance deeper into the region despite the decline in activity on the frontline.

Combat is ongoing in Vovchansk, and there are constant attacks on Synkivka and Andriivka in the Kupiansk direction, Syniehubov added.

In total, Russian armed forces lost 1,190 people in Ukraine over the past day.

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  • There have been four combat engagements in the Kupiansk direction since the beginning of the day. There were no assaults on the Kharkiv axis, reported the General Staff.