The Ukrainian Armed Forces said in a recent report on the situation on the front that Russian forces were on the defensive in the northeastern Kharkiv region.
Russia continues to bomb the Mariupol steel plant
“The greatest activity was observed on the front line in the direction of Slobodansky and Donetsk.”, the report said.
Meanwhile, it is reported that the bombing of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol continues, where the defense is still held by the remaining defenders of the city. Kyiv has information that there are hundreds of civilians in the complex, but such claims have not been verified.
The Ukrainian side also claims that it has regained control of the uninhabited place Pitomnik near Kharkiv.