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Ukraine's defence forces down Russian Su-25 on Pokrovsk front – Ukrainian General Staff

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 00:31
Ukraine's defence forces down Russian Su-25 on Pokrovsk front – Ukrainian General Staff
A Russian Su-25 aircraft. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry

Ukraine’s defence forces downed a Russian Su-25 aircraft on the Pokrovsk front on 10 June, while the Russians launched 21 attacks. 

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 22:00 on 10 June

Quote: "The most intense situation remains on the Pokrovsk front. The enemy attempted to infiltrate the defensive positions of Ukraine's defenders near Yevhenivka, Novooleksandrivka, Novopokrovske, Yasnobrodivka, Umanske and Karlivka 21 times. Nineteen enemy attacks were repelled. Two more combat clashes are ongoing near Novooleksandrivka and Novopokrovske.


The defence forces are exerting maximum effort to exhaust and restrain the Russian aggressors. Preliminary losses inflicted on the aggressor on this front amounted to 198 occupiers killed and wounded. One Su-25 aircraft, one tank, one armoured personnel carrier, one artillery piece, and four vehicles were destroyed."

Details: As of 22:00, there had been 81 combat clashes on the front line. The situation remains tense but under control.

During the day, the defence forces hit 13 areas where Russian personnel were concentrated, seven air defence systems, one artillery piece, and a radar station.


Additionally, the Russians launched two missile strikes using five missiles across Ukrainian territory and carried out 45 airstrikes using 64 guided bombs. They deployed 486 kamikaze drones. Moreover, the Russians conducted over 2,900 attacks on Ukrainian troop positions and settlements using artillery, mortars, small arms and armoured vehicle weaponry.

On the Kharkiv front, four unsuccessful Russian attacks took place in the areas of Vovchansk and Hlyboke. The Ukrainian military are continuing to take measures to strengthen defensive positions and frontlines.

Preliminary losses inflicted on the aggressor on this front amounted to 64 soldiers killed and wounded. One tank, seven vehicles, and five pieces of special equipment were destroyed. Additionally, two tanks, one armoured personnel carrier, three artillery systems, and four vehicles were damaged. Fifteen dugouts and an ammunition storage point were also hit.

The Russians attempted to dislodge Ukrainian units from their positions near the settlements of Synkivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Pishchane and Berestove on the Kupiansk front. They were unsuccessful, and there were no losses of positions or territories.

On the Lyman front, the number of combat clashes has increased to 12. The Russians attempted to advance in the areas of Druzheliubivka, Nevske, Terny, Torske, Hryhorivka and Serebrianka Forest. All attacks were successfully repelled by Ukrainian defenders.

The situation has not undergone significant change on the Siversk front. Four assault operations in the areas of Spirne, Ivano-Dariivka, and Verkhniokamianske by the Russians ended in failure.

The Russians attempted to attack the defence forces in the areas of Nove, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka and Andriivka seven times on the Kramatorsk front. Six attempts to breach Ukrainian lines were unsuccessful. The situation is tense, with fighting ongoing in the area of Nove.

The situation remains tense on the Kurakhove front. The number of combat clashes has increased to 17 since the beginning of the day. The Russians are attempting to advance near the populated areas of Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Horlivka, Kostiantynivka and Paraskoviivka. Ukraine’s defence forces successfully repelled 14 Russian attacks. Fighting continues in the area of Krasnohorivka. Measures are being taken to prevent the advance of Russian troops into the depths of Ukrainian territory.

On the Vremivka front, the Russians attempted to advance near Vodiane and Staromaiorske. Russian assault operations failed. The Ukrainian defence forces are controlling the situation.

The Russians carried out one unsuccessful assault near the settlement of Kopani on the Orikhiv front. 

On the Pridniprovske front, Ukrainian defenders repelled two Russian attacks in the area north of Krynky. No positions were lost.

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