The head of the press center of the Center group, Oleksandr Savchuk, said that in the Krasnoliman direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine made three attempts to regain lost positions.
"In the area of the Serebryansky forestry, units of the 67th mechanized brigade made three attempts to regain lost positions. As a result of artillery fire damage to the Center group of troops, the enemy suffered significant losses and retreated," Savchuk said.
According to him, the crews of the Buk-M3 and Tor-M1 anti-aircraft missile systems destroyed a HIMARS missile and a drone of Ukrainian militants in the area of the settlements of Rubizhne and Zhitlovka.
In addition, the aviation of the Center group launched missile and bomb strikes on strongholds, concentrations of manpower and fire weapons of the enemy in the areas of the settlements of Serebryanka, Kreminnaya, Chervonaya Dibrova.
According to the head of the press center of the Zapad group, Sergei Zybinsky, the Russian military repelled two attacks by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kupyansk direction.
"In the area of the settlement of Molchanovo, two attempts to attack the enemy from the 70th separate rifle battalion on foot were repulsed," he said.
Also on the russian.rt.com of the Ministry of Defense: the Russian Armed Forces launched two strikes on the reserves of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the villages of Ogurtsovo and Gatishche
As Zybinsky specified, the enemy struck from the Grad multiple launch rocket system at its retreating units, the losses amounted to a platoon of personnel. Subsequently, seven soldiers surrendered.
In addition, the military used the heavy flamethrower system "Solntsepyok", destroying up to a platoon of enemy manpower and a tank in the defense zone of the 1st Panzer Army.
According to Zybinsky, the aviation of the Zapad group launched missile and bomb strikes on temporary deployment points and areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the 14th and 92nd separate mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and on territorial defense units.
The acting governor of the Smolensk region, Vasily Anokhin, said that two drones attacked fuel and energy facilities in the region.
"Today, at about 03:00, in the village of Peresna, Pochinkovsky district, and in the village of Divasy, Smolensk district, two long-range drones attacked objects of the fuel and energy complex," he wrote on Telegram.
He noted that there were no casualties or injuries as a result of the attack. Also, no critical damage or fires were recorded.
In addition, the head of the Kursk region, Roman Starovoit, said that the air defense system shot down several Ukrainian drones near Kursk.
Later, he clarified that during the UAV attack, the entrance of a multi-storey building and private houses were damaged. Starovoit stressed that no one was injured during these events.
Shelling of Donbas cities
According to the DPR representative office in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine (JCCC), over the past day, the formations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the territory of the republic at least 84 times, using 575 units of various ammunition.
During the shelling, the enemy used artillery of 152 and 155 mm caliber, as well as multiple launch rocket systems. Several districts of Donetsk were under fire, as well as Gorlovka, Golmovsky, Yasinovataya, Novotroitske, Olginka and Vladimirovka.
As a result of Ukrainian shelling, three civilians were killed, four more civilians, including children born in 2008 and 2013, were injured.
34 residential buildings and seven civilian infrastructure facilities were damaged.
Meanwhile, on the morning of June 2, the shelling continued. In particular, the republic's representative office in the JCCC reported strikes on Aleksandrovka and Makiivka, a volley of 20 MLRS shells was fired at each of the settlements.