Ukraine's General Staff says Russian invaders continue offensive in Donetsk area

17 May, 12:27 PM
The General Staff reported fierce fighting in the Donbas (Photo:General Staff)

The General Staff reported fierce fighting in the Donbas (Photo:General Staff)

Invading Russian forces continue their offensive actions in the Eastern Operational Zone, focusing on the Donetsk area, Ukraine's General Staff said in a Facebook post on May 17.

The Ukrainian military said that in the Lyman direction, the enemy conducted offensive operations near the village of Drobysheve, as well as strengthening troop groups.

In the Sievierodonetsk direction, the enemy retreated to previously occupied positions after suffering losses near the village of Syrotyne.

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In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy conducted hostilities near the village of Vyskryva, but were unsuccessful.

In the Avdiyivka direction, the invaders were active near the village of Kamianka, but were likewise unsuccessful.

In addition, in the Kurakhove direction, Russian troops launched an offensive in the direction of the town of Vuhledar, but failed to achieve their objective.

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