The Russians continue to focus their main efforts on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiiv and Marin directions, where heavy fighting continues. During the past 24 hours, 43 combat clashes took place on the specified areas of the front.
This is reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
This day, at night, the Russian Federation launched another air and missile attack on Ukraine, detailed information will be made public later.
Over the past day, the enemy launched 7 missile strikes, 2 of which hit the peaceful city of Uman, and 43 airstrikes, and launched 79 strikes from rocket salvo systems at the positions of our troops and populated areas. There are casualties among civilians.
The probability of launching missile and air strikes throughout the territory of Ukraine remains high.
The situation at the fronts
On the Volyn and Poliske directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.
In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas with Ukraine, strengthens the composition of the border cover group at the expense of units of the territorial troops. During the past day, the enemy carried out airstrikes on the settlements of Myropyllya, Sinne and Severynivka of the Sumy region.
He carried out mortar and artillery shelling of the settlements of Seredyna-Buda, Atynske, Bezsalivka, Myropyllya, Grabovske, Velyka Pisarivka and Ponomarenki of the Sumy region, as well as Krasne, Morokhovets, Lukyantsi, Staritsa, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Chugunivka in the Kharkiv region.
In the direction of Kupyansk, the enemy launched an air strike in the area of Kislivka. Kamianka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Kislivka, Tabaivka, Berestov in the Kharkiv region and Novoselivske in the Luhansk region came under artillery and mortar attacks.
In the Lyman direction, during the past day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Vesely area of the Donetsk region. Makiivka, Nevske, Bilogorivka of the Luhansk region and Verkhnokamianske, Torske, Spirne, Rozdolivka of the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the direction of the settlements of Orihovo-Vasylivka, Ivanovske, Stupochki, Bila Gora, without success. He carried out airstrikes in the areas of Bela Hora and Toretsk of the Donetsk region. Vasyukivka, Minkivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bogdanivka, Ivanovske, Stupochki, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Bila Gora, Druzhba, Toretsk and North of Donetsk region were affected by enemy artillery fire.
In the Avdiyiv direction, the enemy made unsuccessful offensive attempts near Severne and Opytne settlements. Airstrikes in the Avdiyivka area. He carried out artillery shelling of the settlements of Novokalynove, Avdiivka, Tonenke, Pervomaiske, Karlivka of the Donetsk region.
In the Marinka direction, our defenders repelled all enemy attacks in the area of the city of Marinka. The enemy suffered losses. At the same time, the enemy carried out artillery shelling in Maryinka, Pobyeda and Novomykhailivka districts of Donetsk region.
In the direction of Shakhtarsk, the enemy launched an air strike in the area of Velika Novosilka, shelling the settlements of Vugledar, Shakhtarske, Zolota Niva, and Vremivka in the Donetsk region.
The enemy continues to conduct defensive operations in the Zaporizhzhya and Kherson directions. He carried out airstrikes in the Novopil districts of the Donetsk region; Gulyaipole of Zaporizhzhya region and Zmiivka, Beryslav, Kozatske of Kherson region. He carried out artillery shelling of Burlatske, Zelene Pole, Novosilka, Novopil, and Temyrivka settlements in the Donetsk region; Olhivske, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Biloghirya and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhya region; Beryslav, Antonivka, Dniprovske of the Kherson region and the city of Kherson.
In the temporarily occupied Crimea, in particular, in Simferopol, there is a tendency for the local media to keep silent about the destruction of the Kakhovskaya HPP by the Russian occupiers and the consequences of this disaster. It is known that the local occupation authorities are concerned about possible panic among the population.
Losses of the enemy
Over the past day, the aviation of the defense forces has struck 19 strikes on personnel concentration areas and 2 strikes on the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems.
6 strike and 4 reconnaissance UAVs of various types were destroyed.
During the past day, units of missile troops and artillery hit 5 control points, 6 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, 2 anti-aircraft missile complexes, 8 artillery units in firing positions and 2 more important enemy objects.
As of the morning of June 8, more than 212,000 Russians were known to have been eliminated. During the previous day, the Armed Forces destroyed 730 invaders.