Ukraine Defense Ministry: Russia unleashes missile barrage against Ukrainian infrastructure
June 25, 2022
The one hundred twenty second (122) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
russian occupiers continue to launch missile strikes on military and critical civilian infrastructure in Ukraine.
In the Volyn and Polissya areas, the situation regarding the activities of the armed forces of the republic of belarus has not changed significantly. The threat of using missile weapons from the territory of this country remains.
In the Siversky direction, to cover the russian-Ukrainian border, in the Bryansk and Kursk regions, the enemy holds up to three battalion tactical groups from the 1st Tank and 20th Combined Arms Army, as well as airborne units. The enemy fired artillery at the positions of the Defense Forces in the areas of the settlements of Buchka in the Chernihiv oblast and Boyaro-Lezhachi in the Sumy oblast. The occupiers continue the fortification equipment of defensive positions in the border areas of Bryansk region.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy focuses its main efforts on maintaining previously occupied positions. It carried out artillery shelling on elements of infrastructure in the areas of the city of Kharkiv and the Vyaliv Water-reservoir.
The actions of the enemy assault group in the area of the settlement of Uda were decisively suppressed by our soldiers. The enemy retreated. Inflicted an air strike from Ka-52 helicopters near the village of Yavirske.
In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy focused its efforts on conducting an offensive in the direction of the settlements of Dovhenke and Dolyna. The enemy fired on our positions near Nova Dmytrivka, Khrestyshche, Dibrovne and Bohorodychne. It is trying to storm Dovhenke - Mazanivka, the battle continues. It struck an air strike near Dibrovne.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy's main efforts are focused on maintaining the occupied borders and regrouping troops.
It did not take any active actions in the Kramatorsk direction. It carried out fire damage to our units with mortars and jet artillery in the areas of Raihorodok and Starodubivka.
In the Siverodonetsk direction, the occupiers fired artillery shells at the areas of the settlements of Lysychansk, Spirne, and Vovchoyarivka. They launched an air strike near Lysychansk and tried to block the city from the south.
In order to displace our units, the enemy carried out assault operations in the areas of the settlements of Metolkine, Syrotyne and Voronove.
In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian soldiers stopped the onslaught of enemy infantry in the direction of Volodymyrivka - Pokrovske. After the fire, the enemy withdrew. Units from the 5th Combined Arms Army are occupying the offensive in the direction of Pylypchatyne - Pokrovske, the fighting continues. In the direction of Roty - Vershyna, the enemy advanced one kilometer.
In order to facilitate the actions of the group in the direction of concentrating the main efforts, the occupiers are trying to conduct restraining actions in the Avdiyivka, Kurakhivka and Novopavlivka directions and keep the occupied frontiers. In the Zaporizhzhia direction it conducts defense.
The enemy tried to take control of the section of the road Yasynuvata - Kostiantynivka - fought in the direction of Vasylivka - Kamyanka. Our defenders rebuffed. The enemy retreated with losses.
In the South Buh direction, the occupiers are concentrating their main efforts on maintaining the occupied frontiers. They are conducting reconnaissance, improving the engineering equipment of the positions and trying to prevent the regrouping of our troops.
To restore the previously lost position, by forces to the company's tactical group, the enemy led an offensive in the direction of Potomkine - Vysokopillya, Kherson oblast, had no success, retreated.
Conducted aerial reconnaissance of UAVs near the village of Starosillya.
In the waters of the Black and Azov Seas, the enemy is holding four carriers of Caliber naval-based cruise missiles in readiness to launch missile strikes on objects on the territory of Ukraine.
Ukrainian defenders inflict losses on the russian occupiers in all areas where active hostilities continue. The guerrilla movement is intensifying in the temporarily occupied territories.