Enemy reconnaissance in combat in the Kharkiv region and the losses of the invaders in the Kherson region: the main thing from the front
The situation at the front on June 17/Collage of Channel 24
Russian troops tried to conduct reconnaissance in battle in the Kharkov region. However, the Armed Forces of Ukraine gave a worthy rebuff, so the invaders were forced to retreat. The enemy also suffered significant losses in the Kherson region.
The enemy continues to suffer losses in personnel, weapons and equipment. In particular, in the Donetsk region, territorial defense soldiers shot down a Mi-35M helicopter. What the situation was in all directions of the front was reported in the operational summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on June 17 as of 6 am.
First of all, about the successes: according to the General Staff, the Armed Forces of Ukraine improved their positions in Zaporozhye, and in the Kherson region, the defenders inflicted significant losses on the enemy in manpower.
In general, the situation at the front remains tense. The Russian invaders are mercilessly shelling both Ukrainian military and civilian targets.
The situation at the front in all directions
In Volyn and Polesye< /strong>directions, the main efforts of the subdivision of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus are concentrated on conducting reconnaissance, engineering equipment of positions and protecting the state border. Therefore, the threat of missile and air strikes is still there.
In the Seversky direction, the enemy continues to conduct demonstrative actions. The enemy fired artillery at units of the Defense Forces in the border areas of the Sumy and Chernihiv regions.
In the Kharkiv directionthe enemy is trying to hold the occupied lines in order to prevent the Defense Forces from reaching the state border and to the rear of the group of troops operating in the Slavic direction. Kochubiivka. Our defenders responded with accurate fire and the enemy withdrew,” the message says.
The situation in Donbass
In the Slavic directionthe Russians concentrated their efforts on continuing the advance on Slavyansk. The enemy is conducting reconnaissance by battle in the area of the settlement of Krasnopolye, the battle continues. And also the Russians tried to take full control of the village of Bogorodichne – the Armed Forces of Ukraine successfully repelled the assault.
Trying to create conditions for the development of an attack on the city of Slavyansk, the enemy uses artillery in the areas of Dolyna, Krasnopolye, Dubrovnoy and Vernopolye.
On the Liman direction the enemy did not conduct any active operations.
Difficult situation in Severodonetsk
In the Severodonetsk direction, the Russians continue to shell the positions of our troops from cannon and rocket artillery. In addition, they launched an air strike on the settlement of Ustinovka.
Fighting continues for full control over the city of Severodonetsk. The enemy is moving in the direction of additional units of rocket artillery.
Pay attention!According to Commander-in-Chief Valeriy Zaluzhny, Severodonetsk is a key point in the system of the defense operation of our forces in the Luhansk region.
In the Bakhmut direction, the defenders repelled an enemy assault in the direction of the Zolote settlement. The enemy has withdrawn. The invaders tried to advance in the direction of the settlements of Vasilyevka and Berestovo. Our soldiers inflicted a fire defeat and forced the enemy to flee.
On the Avdeevsky, Kurakhovsky, Novopavlovsky and Zaporizhzhya directions active offensive actions of the enemy were not recorded. The enemy launched air strikes near New York, Avdiivka and Pobeda.
In the South Buzh direction the enemy used cannon artillery and multiple launch rocket systems in the areas of the settlements of Kulbakino, Nikolaevka, Stepnaya Dolina, Muravyovka, Novopavlovskoye, Shevchenkovo, Zarya, Partizanskoye, Kvitneve, Novohrygorovka, Kiselevka, Knyazheskoye
At the same time, Ukrainian aircraft attacked enemy concentrations in the Kherson, Kakhovka and Berislavsky districts of the Kherson region.