The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced on Facebook that the Russian forces in the unrecognized breakaway republic of Transnistria in Moldova are on full combat alert, and preparations are underway to evacuate the families of Russian officers from there.

According to the Ukrainian military command, “The situation remains difficult in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova. Subunits of the operational group of the Russian troops are still on full combat alert“.

The General Staff also announced in the evening statement that in the Volyn, Polissy and Sever directions, subunits of the Armed Forces of Belarus continued to strengthen the borders with Ukraine in the Brest and Gomel states, while the ships of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in the Black Sea and Azov regions continued to attack civilian infrastructure with fire Missiles, Ukraine.

Staff note that The enemy continues its offensive operations to fully control the territories of the Luhansk and Donetsk states and maintenance of the land corridor between the region and the Crimea.

The Russians are still firing artillery at Kharkiv And lead an attack in the direction of Izium. A battery of heavy Tulipan self-propelled mortars was brought from the territory of the Belgorod region of Russia to the vicinity of Izyum.

In the directions of Donetsk and Tauride, Russian forces launched air and artillery attacks on Ukrainian positions. The goal of the opponent is still the complete control of the towns of Robizhny and Popasna in the Luhansk region and the development of an offensive on Lyman, Seversk and Slaviansk in the Donetsk region.

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In some areas, Russian forces are creating a second line of defense.

In Mariupol, the Russians continue to prevent the Ukrainian forces in the Azovstal region from uniting and attack them with artillery and tank fire.