Ukraine Ministry of Defense:  Russian forces have taken control of Lysychansk

July 3, 2022

 

Day 130

Russian enemy continues to launch rocket attacks on civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine.

There are no significant changes in the position and nature of the activities of the armed forces of the republic of belarus in the Volyn and Polissya directions.

On the Siverskyi direction, the enemy fired artillery and mortars at the border settlements of Bachivsk and Vovkivka, Sumy oblast.

In the Kharkiv direction, the occupiers are concentrating their main efforts on preventing the advance of our troops in the direction of the state border. The enemy carried out artillery fire in the areas of the settlements of Zolochiv, Khrestyshche, Malynivka, Cherkaska Lozova and Chepil.

In the Slovyansk direction, the enemy shelled the territory near Dolyna, Kurulka, Bogorodychne, Adamivka and Husarivka with artillery. Ukrainian units repelled the assault in the direction of Pasika - Dolyna.

In the direction of Kramatorsk, the enemy has forced the Siverskyi Donets River, is trying to develop success and take possession of Bilohorivka. Fire continues to influence units of our troops in order to constrain their actions. Artillery shelling was recorded near Hryhorivka and Bilohorivka.

In the Lysychansk direction, the enemy is shelling from barrel artillery in the areas of Zolotarivka and Verkhnokamyanka settlements. It led an assault in the direction of Zolotarivka and took control of the settlement.

In the direction of Bakhmut, the occupiers are shelling the districts of Soledar, Pokrovske, Bakhmut, and Klynove with artillery.

Ukrainian soldiers successfully repulsed offensive actions in the direction of Nyrkove - Berestove. Also, the enemy unsuccessfully tried to carry out combat reconnaissance in the direction of Vasylivka - Berestove. Conducted assault operations in the Vovchoyarivka - Spirne and Mykolaivka - Spirne directions. Suffered significant losses and withdrew.

In the Avdiivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka, and Zaporizhzhia directions, in order to restrain the actions of our units, the enemy carried out artillery shelling of the areas of the settlements of Avdiivka, Pisky, Novomykhailivka, Vremivka, Hulyaipole, Charivne. Airstrikes near Kamianka, Avdiivka and Shevchenko.

In the South Buh direction, the enemy is concentrating its efforts on preventing the advance of units of the Defense Forces on probable offensive lines. Takes measures for the logistical support of the troops and improves the engineering equipment of the positions.

The aggressor continues to launch missile attacks on military and civilian infrastructure facilities in the Mykolaiv direction with the aim of reducing the offensive capabilities of our troops.