Ukraine pushes back against Russian forces on Donetsk-Zaporizhzhia border

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Ukrainian tank in the Donetsk region, illustrative photo
Ukrainian tank in the Donetsk region, illustrative photo

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“Near Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia, the enemy shelled civilian infrastructure at Vremivka, Poltavka, Chervone, Hulyaipole, Orikhiv, Kamyanske, and others,” the General Staff’s message said.

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“Ukraine’s defense forces inflicted significant losses on the enemy and forced it to retreat near Novopil and Novodarivka.”

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In the south, the Russians have been forced to attempt to fortify their positions at difficult-to-defend locations, erecting a third defensive layer.

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Clashes are ongoing in the region, Ukraine’s General Staff said.