Four Russian tanks destroyed near Kharkiv – General Staff
“According to latest information of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, four tanks of the Russian occupiers were burnt on the bypass road of Kharkiv. Also, according to the Joint Forces Command, about 50 Russian occupiers were killed in the area Shchastia,” the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.
At about 05:00, the state border of Ukraine in the sections near the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus was attacked by Russian troops supported by Belarus. Attacks on border units, border patrols, and checkpoints are carried out with the use of artillery, heavy equipment, and small arms in Luhansk, Sumy, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, and Zhytomyr regions.
In addition, the attack is carried out from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. The activity of enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups is also observed. Information on casualties among border guards is being clarified.
As of 07:00, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that the Armed Forces had shot down 5 planes and 1 helicopter of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
At around 10:00, the sixth plane of the Russian Armed Forces was shot down near Kramatorsk.