KHARKIV OBLAST, Mar 12 — During the day, the Russian army hit Obukhivka, Ambarne, Kupiansk, and Petropavlivka in the Kharkiv Oblast with airstrikes.

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces informed about this in a morning report.

The Russian army fired mortars and artillery at more than 145 settlements in the Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Kherson and Mykolaiv oblasts.

In the Slobozhanskyi direction, in the border areas, the Russian military conducts intense sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to more dangerous directions and increases the density of minefields along the state border in the Belgorod Oblast.

The Russian army did not conduct any offensives in the Kupiansk direction over the past day.

The General Staff also reported that the Russian army used 22 Shahed drones at night. The Ukrainian Air Defence Forces destroyed 17 of them.

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