Russian army shelled at least 18 towns and villages in Kharkiv region and conducted offensive actions in the Kupyansk direction yesterday.

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

In the Slobozhansky direction, Russia fired mortar and artillery shells at the settlements: Udy, Guryev Kozachok, Odnorobivka, Strilecha, Okhrymivka and Stroyivka in Kharkiv region.

In the Kupyansk axis, more than 15 localities came under artillery and mortar fire from the Russian military, including Kamianka, Ridkodub, Dvorichna, Zakhidne, Kindrashivka, Holubivka, Kupyansk, and Kyslivka in the region.

Nadiia and Novoselivske in the Kupyansk direction / Map:

In addition, the Russian army continued to advance in the Kupyansk direction near Nadiia and south of Novoselivske in Luhansk region, however, without success.

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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.

Russian army drops air bomb on Kupyansk, damaging city council building – aftermath photos. Also, around midnight, a 41-year-old civilian man and a 39-year-old woman were wounded due to shelling in the village of Kindrashivka, Kupyansk district.