Thirty-six combat clashes took place at the front over the past day, and Ukrainian defenders hit 10 clusters where Russian manpower was concentrated.
Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 06:00 on 30 July
Quote: "The Russian Federation continues to wage a war of aggression, despite significant losses. The enemy continues to kill the civilian population of Ukraine, and continues to ignore the laws and customs of war, using terror tactics."
Details: During the past 24 hours, the Russian occupiers carried out 8 missile strikes, 33 airstrikes and launched 53 attacks using multiple-launch rocket systems on the positions of Ukrainian troops and settlements. There were casualties among the civilian population, and residential buildings were destroyed.
There were 36 combat clashes over the past day.
On the Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna fronts, the Russians carried out mortar and artillery attacks on more than 20 settlements, in particular, Mykolaivka (Chernihiv Oblast); Stara Huta, Hrabovske, Budivelne and Volfyne (Sumy Oblast); and Udy, Kozacha Lopan, Okhrimivka, Ohirtseve and Tykhe (Kharkiv Oblast).
On the Kupiansk front, Topoli, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Kyslivka, Berestove, Kindrashivka and Kupiansk in Kharkiv Oblast came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.
On the Lyman front, the Russian troops conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of Novoiehorivka and Bilohorivka in Luhansk Oblast. The settlements of Nevske, Bilohorivka (Luhansk Oblast) and Verkhnokamianske, Torske, Spirne and Rozdolivka (Donetsk Oblast) were hit by artillery fire.
On the Bakhmut front, more than 15 settlements were affected by Russian artillery fire, including Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Bila Hora and Druzhba.
On the Avdiivka front, Russian troops launched an airstrike near Nevelske. More than 10 settlements, including Avdiivka, Sieverne, Pervomaiske, Karlivka, and Novokalynove in Donetsk Oblast, were hit by artillery fire.
On the Marinka front, the Ukrainian Defence Forces continue to hold back the Russian offensive in the area of the city of Marinka. The Russian army launched an airstrike in the area of Krasnohorivka and fired on over 15 settlements, particularly Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Novomykhailivka and Heorhiivka in Donetsk Oblast.
On the Shakhtarsk front, the Russian troops launched air strikes in the areas of Makarivka and Staromaiorske and struck the settlements of Yelyzavetivka, Odradne, Blahodatne, Makarivka, Rivnopil, Staromaiorske and Vilne Pole in Donetsk Oblast.
On the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson fronts, the Russian forces are focusing their primary efforts on preventing the further advance of Ukrainian troops. The Russian forces launched air strikes in the areas of Mala Tokmachka and Orikhiv in Zaporizhzhia Oblast and Antonivka in Kherson Oblast. More than 30 settlements came under Russian fire, including Novodarivka, Mala Tokmachka, Bilohiria, Mali Shcherbaky and Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, and Zolota Balka, Tokarivka, Antonivka, Tiahynka and Mykhailivka in Kherson Oblast. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian Defence Forces are maintaining their offensive on the Melitopol and Berdiansk fronts, consolidating their positions.
The Ukrainian Air Force launched nine air strikes on clusters of Russian personnel, weapons and military equipment over the past 24 hours. Ukrainian defenders also destroyed four operational-tactical reconnaissance UAVs.
Ukrainian Rocket Forces and Artillery destroyed one Russian artillery piece at its firing position, an ammunition storage point, one electronic warfare system, and one cluster of Russian military manpower.