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According to his information, the attacks focused on areas near the villages of Talakivka, Pavlopil and Sartana.

"These attacks were made in order to cover the regrouping of the militant units in the direction of Mariupol,” Tymchuk wrote.

“The forward enemy groups are being significantly reinforced with both manpower and military equipment," he said.

"At least ten militant tanks have been recorded directly at the front line in this area. The advance of enemy armored vehicles to the front line is continuing," he wrote.