Russia renews attempts to advance in Donetsk Oblast, General Staff says

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The General Staff talked about the heavy fighting in Donbas
The General Staff talked about the heavy fighting in Donbas

According to the message, Ukrainian forces have successfully halted Russian advances near the town of Kramatorsk in Donetsk Oblast. Verkhnyokamyanske and a handful of other nearby settlements were struck by enemy artillery fire.

Russian air force and artillery batteries delivered strikes against 10 Ukrainian towns and villages near Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast.

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A tactical Russian advance towards Zaytseve was partially successful, while other assaults on Bakhmut, Ivano-Dariivka, Vyimka, and Vesela Dolyna were summarily repelled. Kodem remains contested.

Other enemy assaults on Spartak and Mariinka were similarly unsuccessful, with fighting still ongoing near Pisky.

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Russian forces attacked Avdiivka and three nearby towns with air- and artillery strikes.

A series of enemy artillery and air strikes targeted at least 15 settlements in Mykolayiv and Zaporizhzhia oblasts.

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