Ukrainian defenders on the Avdiivka front are continuing to hold back the Russians, who are still trying to encircle Avdiivka. Ukrainian soldiers are steadfastly holding the defence and inflicting significant losses on the Russians.
Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 06:00 on 10 December
Details: The operational situation in the area of responsibility of the Operational Strategic Group Pivnich ("North") on the Volyn and Polissia fronts remains without significant changes.
On the Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna fronts, the Russians are maintaining a military presence in the border areas, conducting active sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatening areas and increasing the density of minefields along the state border in Belgorod Oblast.
In the area of responsibility of the Khortytsia Operational Strategic Group on the Kupiansk front, Ukrainian defenders repelled seven Russian attacks near Synkivka and Petropavlivka (Kharkiv Oblast) and Novoselivske in Luhansk Oblast.
On the Lyman front, Ukrainian defenders repelled a Russian attack near Serebrianka Forest in Luhansk Oblast.
On the Bakhmut front, Ukrainian troops repelled 14 Russian attacks near Bohdanivka, Ivanivske and Klishchiivka (Donetsk Oblast). Ukrainian defence forces are continuing their assault operations south of Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the Russians and consolidating their positions.
In the area of responsibility of the Tavriia Operational Strategic Group on the Avdiivka front, Ukrainian defenders continue to hold back the Russians, who are continuing to try to encircle Avdiivka. Ukrainian soldiers are steadfastly holding the defence, inflicting significant losses on the Russian troops. Ukrainian defence forces successfully repelled 19 Russian attacks east of Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, Tonenke and Pervomaiske (Donetsk Oblast).
On the Marinka front, Ukrainian defence forces continue to hold back the Russians near Marinka, Pobieda and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk Oblast), where Ukrainian defenders repelled eight attacks.
On the Shakhtarsk front, Ukrainian defenders repelled two Russian attacks near Staromaiorske in Donetsk Oblast.
On the Zaporizhzhia front, defence forces repelled three Russian attacks near Novopokrovka and west of Robotyne in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
At the same time, on the Melitopol front, the Ukrainian defence forces continue to inflict losses in manpower and equipment on the Russian forces, exhausting the Russians along the entire front line.
In the area of responsibility of the Odesa Operational Strategic Group on the Kherson front, the defence forces are continuing to hold their positions on the left bank of the Dnipro River, conducting counter-battery measures and inflicting fire on the Russian rear.
Units of Rocket Forces and Artillery struck two areas where Russian personnel, weapons and military equipment were concentrated and two Russian fuel and lubricant depots.