Russian forces are concentrating their efforts on positional defense and preventing further Ukrainian advances towards the Ukraine-Russian border on the Kharkiv axis, Ukraine’s General Staff reported in a daily update on Facebook on June 13.
The Russian army carried out assault operations in the direction of Ternova—Izbytske, and achieved a partial success, entrenching themselves on the northern outskirts of the settlement.
The invaders also carried out the remote mining of possible Ukrainian routes of advancement near the settlement of Petrivka, 20 km east of Stary Saltiv.
Meanwhile, the Russians carried out aerial reconnaissance by drone in the Shestakove area.
On the Slovyansk axis, Russian forces have focused their efforts on storming the settlements of Dolyna and Bohorodychne, but were unsuccessful.
Additionally, the General Staff reports that the Russians have replaced more than 100 units of damaged armored equipment and vehicles.