During the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fought off 21 Russian attacks near Synkivka in Kharkiv Oblast and Stelmakhivka in Luhansk Oblast. 

The General Staff of the AFU reported on this in the morning briefing. 

In the Slobozhanskyi direction, the Russian army maintains a military presence in borderlands, conducts diversions to hold Ukrainian troops to the location, and prevents them from relocating to other directions. They also continue to build up mine-explosive barriers along the border in Belgorod Oblast. 

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Russia also hit Synkivka, Petropavlivka, and Kyslivka in the Kharkiv Oblast with aerial bombs. Over 100 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, and Mykolaiv Oblasts have been shelled with artillery. 

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