The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine published a report from the front as of the morning of July 8

07:51 08 July Kyiv, Ukraine

The Russian invaders continue to try to carry out offensive actions in the Kharkov and Slavyansk directions, but to no avail.

Reported from the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 6 am on July 8.

There are no significant changes in the composition and activities of the units of the armed forces of Belarus in the border areas of the Brest and Gomel regions in the Volyn and Polesye directions .

In the Seversky direction, the enemy fired from rocket artillery and mortars at the area of the settlement. Mikhalchyna Sloboda, Chernihiv region.

In the Kharkiv direction, the invaders continue to conduct defensive operations. The enemy shelled from artillery, multiple launch rocket systems and tanks the areas of the settlements of Kharkov, Nikolskoye, Lebyazhe, Udy, Dementievka, Upper and Stary Saltov, Petrovka, Russian Tishki and Bayrak. Launched an airstrike near Petrovka.

Ukrainian soldiers resolutely suppressed an attempt by an enemy assault in the direction of Dementievka.

In the Slavic direction, the enemy exerted fire influence from artillery of various calibers in the areas of the settlements of Volobuevka, Krestische, Gusarovka, Chepol, Mazanovka, Dolina, Krasnoye, Dibrivnoye, Bogorodichnoye and Adamovka.

In the area with. Bogorodichnoye inflicted damage on the enemy during his next offensive attempt and drove the invaders back.

In the Kramatorsk direction, the invaders shelled the areas of Seversk, Grigorievka, Belogorovka, Zolotarovka, Serebryanka, Verkhnekamensky, Zvonovka and Razdolevka from cannon and rocket artillery. The enemy was advancing in the direction of Verkhnekamenskoye, with partial success.

In the Bakhmut direction , the enemy shelled the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Spirnoye, Ivano-Daryevka, Berestovo, Pokrovskoye, Vershina, Vladimirovka, Opytnoye, Toretsko, Zaitsevo, Kodema, Klinovo and New York from mortars, cannon and rocket artillery. Inflicted air strikes near Vershina and Uglegorsk TPP.

The occupiers are advancing in the direction of the Vesela Dolina and in the area of the settlement of Spirnoye, the fighting continues.

In the Avdeevka, Novopavlovsk and Zaporozhye directions , skirmishes continue along the line of contact from mortars, tanks, cannon and rocket artillery. The enemy launched airstrikes not far from Vasilievka, Avdeevka, Novoselovka, Vesele and Novomikhailovka.

In the Yuzhnobuzh direction, the enemy is concentrating its efforts on preventing the offensive of the Ukrainian Defense Forces. Provides systematic fire impact from cannon and rocket artillery along the line of collision to fetter the actions of our troops.

Ukrainian aviation and rocket and artillery units continue to inflict fire damage on accumulations of manpower, military equipment and ammunition depots of the Russian occupiers.