International Edition federal agency news tells how the situation is developing in Ukraine and in the Donbass as of June 14.
Statements of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported in the morning that during the day high-precision long-range missiles “Caliber” in the Pryluk region (Chernihiv region) destroyed the arsenal of artillery weapons and ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Also, 11 areas of accumulation of manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 8 firing positions of artillery units, including 3 platoons of Grad multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) in the LPR and DPR, 2 ammunition depots on the southern outskirts of Kharkov and in the Gorsky area were hit. (LNR).
Operational-tactical and army aviation hit 101 areas of accumulation of manpower and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Rocket troops and artillery attacked 280 areas of accumulation of forces and equipment, 18 command posts, 59 firing positions of artillery and mortar units, as well as a fuel depot in the Konstantinovka region (DPR).
During the day, air defense systems shot down: a MiG-29 aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Slavyansk region (DPR) and a Mi-24 helicopter in the Snigirevka region (Nikolaev region). 9 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were also shot down. A Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missile was intercepted in the Vernopol region (Kharkiv region) and 14 Smerch MLRS rockets in the areas of Donetsk, Aleksandrovka (DPR), Popasnaya (LPR) and Sukhaya Kamenka (Kharkov region).
In total, since the beginning of the special operation, 202 aircraft, 131 helicopters, 1,205 UAVs, 338 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,548 tanks and other combat armored vehicles, 521 MLRS, 1,947 field artillery pieces and mortars, as well as 3,605 units of special military vehicles have been destroyed. technology.
The people’s militia of the DPR in the evening report reported that since the beginning of the day, Ukrainian armed formations had fired over 310 shells on the territory of the republic from BM-21 Grad multiple launch rocket systems, cannon artillery with a caliber of 155, 152, 122 mm., And also 120- mm mortars.
During the day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled Donetsk, and also opened fire in the direction of the settlements of Golmovsky, Panteleymonovka, Shirokaya Balka, Yasinovataya, Mikhailovka, Krasny Partizan, Gorlovka, Zaitsevo, Makeevka, Mineralnoye, Ozeryanovka, Yelenovka, Kirillovka, Luhanske.
As a result of the attacks, 2 civilians were killed, five, including a child, were injured. 22 residential buildings and 3 civil infrastructure facilities were damaged.
Joint actions of the military personnel of the NM DPR and the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation destroyed 3 MLRS BM-21 Grad, 6 cargo vehicles, and more than 20 enemy personnel. 4 firing points were suppressed in the area of the settlements of Avdeevka, Peski.
Head of the DNR Denis Pushilin, commenting on the increasing attacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the settlements of the republic, stated the need to use auxiliary allied forces. Representative of the NM DNR Eduard Basurin clarified that Donetsk is asking Russia to use additional Iskanders and aircraft against Ukrainian artillery.
First Deputy Minister of Information of the DPRDaniil Bezsonov informedthat the Allied troops broke through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of the village of Berestovoye and entrenched themselves on its outskirts. This means that the only route from Lisichansk in this direction is completely cut off and is under the fire control of the RF Armed Forces and the forces of the DPR.
There are reports of a regrouping of troops of the RF Armed Forces in the area of Svyatogorsk for the subsequent development of an offensive against Slavyansk. In addition, it was reported that allied units entered the village of Vershina, establishing control over a section of the M-03 highway and cutting off the main supply route for the Ukrainian group at the Uglegorsk TPP.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov stated that Moscow has not yet received any complaints from Britain about mercenaries sentenced to death in the DPR. According to Peskov, in the event of an appeal, the Russian authorities will be ready to listen to the position of London.
The people’s militia of the LPR spoke about the delivery of humanitarian aid to the inhabitants of the republic, including its liberated regions. So, the NM forces, together with the All-Russian Popular Front, brought another cargo the day before, which included food kits and personal hygiene products, to the residents of Novopokrovka and Bulgakovka. In addition, volunteers and servicemen of the LPR units continue to deliver aid to Severodonetsk and Rubizhnoye without interruption.
Allied forces are conducting a cleansing operation in Severodonetsk, clashes are still being recorded in the industrial zone of the Azot plant. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the LPR reported that there are up to 2.5 thousand military personnel on the territory of the enterprise, 20-25% of them are foreign mercenaries. In addition, about 300-500 civilians are staying at the facility. They, according to the official representative of the NM LPR Andrey Marochkoare actually hostages of Ukrainian militants.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that Kyiv asked to organize a humanitarian corridor for the withdrawal of civilians from Azot to Lysichansk. Due to the fact that the Ukrainian military, on the orders of the command, blew up all the bridges across the Seversky Donets towards the city, a safe evacuation is not possible.
The Russian Armed Forces notified the Ukrainian side of their readiness to take civilians to Svatovo (LPR). For this, on June 15, from 08:00 to 20:00, a gum corridor will be opened. From the morning of June 15, the militants blocked on Azot are invited to stop hostilities and release the people they hold, as well as to lay down their arms. The Russian army guaranteed to all those who surrendered the preservation of life and the observance of all the norms of the Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War.
Encirclement of the enemy continues in Gorskoye and Zolote. Battles are being fought near Yakovlevka and Belogorovka. There are intense clashes on the outskirts of Vrubovka, Toshkovka and Ustinovka.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated that during the night, fire damage was inflicted on the objects of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Russkaya Lozova, Rubizhne, in the vicinity of the village of Bayrak and in Dementievka (Kharkiv region). There were reports of the loss of control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over Stary Saltov. British intelligence also announced the successful advance of the RF Armed Forces in this direction.
During the day, it was reported about attacks on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Lviv, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky and Sumy regions.
In the Zaporizhia region, the bodies of the fallen soldiers were exchanged. Ukraine received 64 bodies of militants from Azovstal for burial.
Member of the main council of the military-civilian administration of the Zaporozhye region Vladimir Rogov said that on the territory of the regional center, which is under the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, there are at least three biological laboratories. All of them are heavily guarded, and earlier there was an operation to evacuate Western specialists.
The authorities of the Bryansk region specified the number of victims of the morning shelling of the village of Zaimishche by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to new information, 6 people were injured, about 50 houses were damaged.
The United States will hold the third meeting of the contact group on arms supplies to Ukraine with the participation of almost 50 countries on Wednesday in Brussels. This was announced by the American Ambassador to NATO. At the same time, the States continue to work on the export of grain from Ukraine. According to the US President Joe Bidenthe issue of creating transshipment points on the border, including with Poland, is being considered.