In Kherson front two big Russian mechanized attacks were repelled, destroying lots of heavy equipment such as tanks, IFV’s and APC’s. One attack happened in the western outskirts and one coming from the forest area south of Krynky.
In the Battle of Avdiivka, Ukrainian defenders repelled attacks by the Russian forces in areas east of Novobakhmutivka and near Stepove.
South of Robotyne, Russians retook some area along the T0408 highway, making the big trench network area contested again.
Russia is recruiting foreign fighters detained in a recent sweep on the Finnish border. There is evidence of cases in which foreigners were put into a military camp on the border with Ukraine
Hungarian carriers, similar to the Polish and Slovakian truck drivers, announced a protest at the border with Ukraine demanding the cancellation of the transport visa free regime.
Ukraine will make a new request for the Australian retired F/A-18 fighter jets after a deal to transfer them to an American company lapsed.