Ukrainian defenders hold the city of Chernihiv and hold back the enemy's advance towards Kyiv.At the same time, the grouping of forces and means of defense of the capital continues to repel the enemy's offensive, inflict fire damage on it and maintain all the defined lines of defense, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces as of 12 o'clock.Defense operation in the East, South-East and North-East continues. In the Donetsk, Slobozhansky and parts of the Tavriya areas, a stable defensive operation is underway, the main efforts are focused on preventing the enemy's breakthrough.. During the previous day, our soldiers repulsed 9 enemy attacks, destroyed 12 tanks, about 20 units of armored and automotive equipment and 9 artillery systems. The enemy lost more than 200 servicemen. Air defense units shot down 2 planes and 2 enemy UAVs.The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit six enemy air targets the day before: one plane, one UAV and four cruise missiles. The Air Force patrolled the airspace, fighter covered troops and objects, strike aircraft carried out fire on columns of armored vehicles, logistics centers and clusters of enemy troops.In Volyn, the main efforts of the defense forces are focused on covering the state border. In the South, the defense operation continues in the designated operational zone, a stabilization operation is underway, and territorial defense tasks are being performed.. "The russian terrorist forces continue to fight, knowingly violating international humanitarian law and the rules of war," the General Staff said.
Ukrainian army holds Chernihiv, restrains Russian advance on Kyiv - General Staff
Six enemy air targets were hit by the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the previous day.