In certain areas of hostilities, in particular in the Donetsk region, the Russian invaders began to receive orders from the top leadership to temporarily stop offensive operations. This is stated in the report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
It is reported that the relevant orders come against the background of the extremely low moral and psychological state of the Russian replenishment. There are also numerous facts of desertion from among the mobilized and non-compliance with combat orders.
In the Tokmak area of the Zaporozhye region, Ukrainian defenders hit three S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems along with personnel. The wounded invaders were transported to a local hospital. In the Kherson region, as a result of pinpoint fire damage in the Tokarevka area, enemy losses — up to 150 people killed.
During the day, the enemy launched 3 missile and 21 air strikes, made 104 shelling from multiple launch rocket systems. The occupiers hit the areas of Nikolaev, Vinnitsa, Cherkasy, Chernyakhiv, Belogorovka, Spirny, Pavlovka, Mirny and Davydov Brod. For this, cruise, air, anti-aircraft guided missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles of Iranian production were used.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine managed to repulse the attacks of the invaders in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmutsky, Ozaryanovka, Ivangrad, Bakhmut and Maryinka. In addition, Ukrainian aircraft delivered 32 strikes. More than 25 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as 7 anti-aircraft missile systems of the enemy were hit. In addition, our air defense units shot down 4 enemy helicopters.
Over the past day, missile forces and artillery hit 6 command posts, 7 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, 4 ammunition depots. Positions of enemy artillery, electronic warfare and other military targets also fell into the fire zone.