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Ukraine continued counteroffensive in at least four sectors on June 17 – ISW

Ukraine continued counteroffensive in at least four sectors on June 17 – ISW
Ukrainian forces continued counteroffensive actions on at least four sectors of the front on 17 June, according to the US-based think tank Institute for the Study of War (ISW).

The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and other Russian sources claimed that Ukrainian forces conducted localized ground attacks west and south of Kreminna.

Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Maliar stated that Ukrainian forces continue counteroffensive operations near Bakhmut, and Russian sources claimed that Ukrainian forces attacked on the northern and southern outskirts of Bakhmut.

The Russian MoD and other Russian sources also claimed that Russian forces repelled limited Ukrainian ground attacks on the Avdiivka-Donetsk City line.

Ukrainian forces continued counteroffensive operations south, southwest, and southeast of Velyka Novosilka near the administrative border between western Donetsk and eastern Zaporizhzhia oblasts.

Ukrainian forces also conducted counteroffensive operations southwest and southeast of Orikhiv in western Zaporizhzhia Oblast (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17).

Maliar also stated that Ukrainian forces advanced up to two kilometers in multiple unspecified directions in southern Ukraine.

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