UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, Apr 8 — During the past day, the Russian army shelled about 15 settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast with artillery and mortar fire, reported the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov.

On April 8 at 02:00 a.m., the Russian shelling of Riasne in the Bohodukhiv district damaged four private houses, four barracks-type apartment buildings, and power lines. At 11:55 a.m., they dropped a KAB [a 500-kilogram general-purpose aerial bomb with a high-explosive warhead developed in the Soviet Union — ed.] on an open area in Zolochiv in the same district.

On the same day, at 1 a.m., the Russian attack damaged a residential building in Lyptsi, Kharkiv district. In the evening, they shelled a power distribution station near the village, causing electricity and mobile connection outages.

At 12:42 p.m., the Russian army shelled Derhachi of the Kharkiv district.

On April 7 at about 10:00 p.m., the Russian military damaged a residential building and two others in Kozacha Lopan in the Kharkiv district. At around 7:05 p.m., Russians dropped a KAB on the village. The bomb destroyed a house, damaged three others, and partially destroyed an educational institution.

That day, at 7:48 p.m., the Russians hit Kruhliakivka in the Kupiansk district with airstrikes, causing a residential building to catch fire. At 12:25 p.m., they attacked Kolisnykivka, Kupiansk district, with multiple rocket launchers, damaging a private house. In Kupiansk, Russian shelling at 2:15 p.m. damaged ten houses.

As the General Staff reported, the Russian troops did not conduct any offensives in the Kupiansk direction on April 7.

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