Severodonetsk hotly contested, says general staff

3 June, 06:07 PM
Fierce fighting continues in Donbass (Photo:General Staff)

Fierce fighting continues in Donbass (Photo:General Staff)

As Severodonetsk remains contested, Russian forces are continuing to fireall along the frontline in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine’s General Staff said in a Facebook post on June 3.

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Near Lyman, Russian troops are attempting to assault Studenka, and are shelling civilian infrastructure in Yarove, Schurove, Staryi Karavan, and Raihorodok.

Severodonetsk, Borivske, Ustynivka, and Lysychansk remain under constant Russian artillery fire. Myrna Dolyna was targeted by Russian air strikes. Russian assaults at Metyolkino and Bilohorivka were unsuccessful.

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Fighting is ongoing in the center of Severodonetsk.

Near Bakhmut, the invaders fired at Pokrovske, New-York, Zolote, Komyshuvakha, Mykolaivka, Berestove, and Bilohorivka. Attempted Russian assaults at Vrubivka have been repelled.

Moscow’s troops did not engage in offensive action near Avdiivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivsk, or Zaporizhzhia.

Civilian infrastructure in Kamyanka, Vesele, Maryinka, Novomikhailivka, Avdiivka, Pisky, and Zolota Nyva came under Russian artillery fire. A handful of Russian squads attempted to advance near Krasnohorivka and Poltavka, but were stopped and have since pulled back.

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