The Russian invasion of Ukraine lasts for the 137th day. Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks in several directions, including Slavic and Donetsk. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine emphasizes that the danger of rocket and air attacks from the territory of Belarus persists. Here are the highlights of the last hours.
> “Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks in several directions, including Slavic and Donetsk” – the General Staff of the Armed Forces informed on Saturday Ukraine.
> As reported by the Ukrainian side, the Russian forces used artillery in the Slavic direction to try to move towards Izium-Słowiańsk, and the Russian air force attacked in the vicinity of the towns of Czepil and Bohorodyczne. The Ukrainian forces repelled all assault attempts in the directions of Dowhenke-Kransopole and Pasika-Dołyna, forcing the attacker to withdraw. Russian forces mined a part of the road near Wełyka Komyszuwacha remotely.
> In the Donetsk direction, Russian forces shelled Ukrainian positions and towns near the front line, and carried out a drone reconnaissance near Kramatorsk. Ukrainian forces prevented the Russian attack towards Zolotarivka-Verkhniokamjanske. On the other hand, in the direction of Siewier, the Russian forces attacked the area of Volodymyrivka in the Sumy Oblast using assault air force.
> The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine emphasizes that the danger of rocket and air attacks from the territory persists Belarus.
> Ukrainian forces mine dangerous sections of the border with Belarus and install engineering dams there.
> President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Over the past 24 hours, he said, Russian forces had been attacking Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Kryvyi Rih, and counties of the Zaporizhia region. – Housing estates were hit – completely consciously, on purpose – ordinary buildings, civilian objects, people – he emphasized.
> Volodymyr Zelensky fired five Ukrainian ambassadors, including St. Germany Andrija Melnyk. In addition to the diplomat from the mission in Berlin, the ambassadors were also dismissed Hungaryin Norway, the Czech Republic and India.
Main photo source: PAP / Mykola Kalyeniak