The russian army is launching missile and air strikes against military as well as civilian infrastructure in Ukraine, the press service of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' General Staff has reported.
In the Severodonetsk direction, the enemy conducts round-the-clock aerial reconnaissance by Orlan-10 UAVs. Russian troops continued an assault to establish full control of Severodonetsk, to no avail.
As of 18:00 on 19 June, the situation in other areas was as follows:
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, certain units of the Belarusian armed forces are fortifying the area in Homel region near the Belarusian-Ukrainian border and are conducting radio-electronic reconnaissance.
In the Seversk direction, russian units continue engineering equipment of their positions in the border areas of Kursk Region. They are building up air defence in Bryansk Region.
In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy pounded our troops' positions with artillery and rocket-propelled grenades. It conducted combat reconnaissance near the village of Rubizhne, but had no success.
The enemy did not undertake active operations in the Slovyansk direction. The enemy concentrated its main efforts on accumulation of resources for further offensive in the direction of Slovyansk. The enemy shelled the positions of our troops and conducted aerial reconnaissance by Orlan-10 UAVs.
No active actions of the occupiers were registered in the Lyman direction.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy carried out airstrikes with Ka-52 helicopters near Yakovlivka and missile strikes near the settlements of Mayske, Dolomitne, Zaytseve and New York.
On the eastern outskirts of the village of Berestove, Ukrainian soldiers successfully repelled an enemy assault.
The enemy was not active in Avdiyivka, Kurakhivka, Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhya directions. An increase in the intensity of artillery shelling of our positions was noted in the Avdiyivka direction.
In the Yuzhnyy Buh direction, the enemy shelled the settlements of Lyman, Lupareve, Nova Zorya, Tavriyske, Novohryhorivka, Bilousove, Knyazivka, Topolyne, Velyka Kostromka and Osokorivka. The enemy is advancing the engineering equipment of the first and second lines of defence.
On 19 June, the russians attempted a breakthrough near Toshkivka. They had some initial success but were then repelled by our artillery.