Ukrainian forces report 'tense situation' near Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhya Oblast

Russian tank destroyed in Ukraine
Russian tank destroyed in Ukraine

Fighting is "tense" near Orikhiv in Zaporizhzhya Oblast, the Ukrainian Armed Forces General staff said at 11:53 p.m. on May 30.

Eight enemy attempts to push Ukrainian units near Krynky back in the Prydniprovske sector were repelled, they said.

The number of Russian assault attempts in the Orikhiv sector has increased to five.

Two attacks were repelled in the Mala Tokmachka area. Fighting continues near Mali Shcherbaky and Novoandriivka.

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"The situation is tense," the General Staff said.

"Our forces are taking measures to stabilize the situation and prevent Russian forces from advancing deeper into Ukrainian territory."

Ukrainian forces repelled eight enemy attacks in the Prydniprovske sector.

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The enemy attempted to push back Ukrainian units on the left bank of the Dnipro River, near Krynky. The situation in this sector remains under control.

There were no significant changes in other sectors, the General Staff said.

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49 combat clashes were reported along the front lines earlier on May 30, with the highest activity observed in the Pokrovsk sector, the General Staff added.

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