On the Ukrainian-Russian border within the Chernihiv and Sumy regions, the formation of an enemy strike force to resume the offensive was not recorded, but the invaders continue shelling the territories.
This was announced by the official representative of the State Border Service of Ukraine Andriy Demchenko during a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform.
“The border with Russia within the Chernihiv and Sumy regions. Russia continues to deploy separate units of the armed forces in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions, this is done to demonstrate the presence and fettering of forces, the actions of our units and defense forces. Formation by the enemy of a strike force to resume the offensive on is not observed at the moment,” Demchenko said.
At the same time, he noted, Russia does not stop shell territory of Chernihiv and especially Sumy region. Such actions pose a threat to civilians and destroy civilian infrastructure. The enemy daily opens fire from artillery, mortars, small arms, and the dropping of explosives from drones is also recorded.
As reported, over the past day in the Sumy region, the Russians fired on four districts from different types of weapons. Recorded about a hundred artillery strikes from the Russian Federation. One man was killed when ammunition was dropped from an enemy drone.
As a result of shelling, the infrastructure of the villages of the Sumy and Konotop regions was damaged. In particular, residential buildings, the Ata psycho-neurological boarding school, a water tower, power grids, and a farm were damaged; animals are injured.
Also, over the past day, the Russians fired mortars at units of border guards near the village of Gremyach, Chernihiv region. There are no losses.