Russian troops continue shelling localities in Kharkiv region. The adversary carried out air strikes in the areas of Pershotravneve and Kyslivka yesterday.

  • The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported this in a morning update.

In the Slobozhansky direction, Russian troops attacked towns and villages in Kharkiv region with mortars and artillery, namely: Okip, Vetarynarne, Strilecha, Gatyshche, Vovchanski Khutory and Okhrimivka in Kharkiv Oblast.

In the Kupyansk direction, the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the area of Synkivka and Ivanivka in the Kharkiv region. It carried out air strikes in the areas of Kyslivka and Pershotravneve in the Kharkiv region. Over 15 localities came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Kupyansk, Shyikivka, Cherneshchyna and Proletarske in Kharkiv region.

  • Overall, over 30 combat engagements took place over the past day.
  • The probability of missile and air strikes throughout Ukraine remains high.

See also

Russian army’s primary goal at Kupyansk-Svatove-Kreminna axis is to capture Luhansk region completely — ISW.

Russian army plans to break through Ukrainian defense in Kupyansk direction — colonel-general Syrskyi. Intense fighting is taking place, with some villages changing hands several times.

Constant missile attacks and empty streets: how Kupyansk lives on the front line. This city in Kharkiv Oblast is 10-15 km/ 6–9 miles from the front line and 40 km/ 25 miles from the border with Russia. The city was severely damaged at the beginning of the full-scale invasion and during the battle for its liberation in September 2022. Today, it is constantly under fire from Russian MLRS and S-300 systems.