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Four combat clashes on Kharkiv front, 32 on Pokrovsk front – Ukraine's General Staff report

Monday, 20 May 2024, 21:16
Four combat clashes on Kharkiv front, 32 on Pokrovsk front – Ukraine's General Staff report
Photo: 92nd Assault Brigade named after Ivan Sirko

The General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces has reported that Russian invaders continue active offensive and assault operations on the Kupiansk, Kurakhove, Kramatorsk and Pokrovsk fronts.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 20:00 on 20 May

Quote: "The number of combat clashes on the Kharkiv front increased to four today. Over the past day, the enemy attacked twice near Vovchansk and once near the villages of Starytsia and Lyptsi. The situation is under control.


Since 10 May and as of today, the Russian invaders have already lost 1,974 men and 342 pieces of weapons and military equipment on the Kharkiv front.

On the Kupiansk front, three combat clashes are currently taking place near Stelmakhivka and Synkivka. In total, the enemy has attempted to break through our defences 11 times over the last day.

There are no changes on the Siversk front.


On the Kramatorsk front, the enemy intensified its activities near Chasiv Yar in the afternoon and conducted three attacks. Currently, there is also fighting near Andriivka. The situation is under control. The invaders conducted another air strike, this time near Druzhba."

Details: Also, the General Staff said, the Russians are concentrating their efforts on the Pokrovsk front. They have already made 32 attempts to advance there. Ukrainian troops repelled 24 attacks, 8 are still ongoing.

The Russians launched five more air strikes near Novooleksandrivka, Vozdvyzhenka, Umanske, Karlivka and Yelizavetivka. Ukrainian soldiers are fiercely fighting the Russians back.

As of 20 May, the Russians lost 366 people on this front. In addition, 22 pieces of Russian military equipment, including six tanks, were damaged and destroyed.

The Kurakhove front – 11 Russian attacks, three of which are ongoing. The situation is under control.

The situation on the other fronts remains unchanged.

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