Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine
Russian forces are trying to attack the southern Zaporizhzhia region, while also trying to push parts of Donetsk to the east, the Ukrainian military reported.
The Ukrainian forces are “holding the line” in the region and “representing commensurate rejection of the Russian occupation forces”. Zaporizhzhya region The junta confirmed it in the Telegram post.
The administration said Russian forces had not advanced in the region after the Russian Defense Ministry claimed on Saturday that several villages south of the region’s capital had been captured.
russian army “Carrying out unsuccessful offensives in the Avdiivka region (in Donetsk), the army continues to attempt attacks in the Bakhmut and Zaporizhzhya directions, which intensifies the use of aviation,” the Ukrainian Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces. said Saturday in a statement.
Ukrainian soldiers saturday report that Russian forces are trying to attack in the southern Zaporizhzhia region, while at the same time trying to push parts of Donetsk to the east.
General staff said Shots were fired across the border by Russia in the Sumy and Kharkiv regions of the northeast.
It also said that the Russian-appointed administration in occupied Kherson “Strictly controlling civilian registrations” in southern areas
“Especially Trying to build a database of civilian housing. It threatened to cut electricity under the guise of implementing an electricity-saving scheme,” the statement said.
CNN has not independently verified claims about the program in Kherson.
What Moscow is saying: last saturday The Russian defense ministry claimed that several villages near the town of Orikhiv in Zaporizhzhia had been victorious. Ukraine did not respond to the demands, but said that “in the Zaporizhzhia region, artillery hit areas near more than 25 settlements.”
There were reports of heavy fighting around Bachmut, which Russian officials claimed was being slowly surrounded. and further east around Kreminna in Luhansk Russian forces are trying to prevent Ukraine from advancing through nearby forests. Ukraine’s success in this area could hurt Russia’s supply lines towards Bakhmut.
This map shows the latest state of control in the major regions for the conflict: