The 532nd day of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine continues.

Synkivka in Kharkiv Oblast / Map:

During the day, Ukrainian troops repelled Russian attacks north of Synkivka and northeast of Ivanivka in Kharkiv region. In addition, the adversary shelled at least 16 settlements in the Kharkiv region. This was reported in the evening update of the General Staff.

Ivanivka in Kharkiv Oblast / Map:

In the Slobozhanskyy direction, the adversary fired mortar and artillery shells at Udy, Sosnivka, Hraniv, Starytsia, Vovchansk and Nesterne in Kharkiv Oblast.

In the Kupyansk direction, more than 10 localities came under enemy artillery and mortar fire, including Fyholivka, Zakhidne, Petropavlivka, Podoly, and Berestove in the Kharkiv region.

The likelihood of missile and air strikes throughout Ukraine remains high.

See also

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

Ukrainian armed forces stop using Western tactics in counteroffensive – NYT. Ukrainian military encountered difficulties during storming Russian positions. In particular, mined fields and constant artillery and helicopter attacks.