President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, thanking the 3rd Separate Assault Brigade and the 57th Separate Motorised Infantry Brigade, hinted that Ukrainian defenders have moved forward on the Bakhmut front.
Source: Zelensky in a video address
Quote: “Separately, as yesterday, I want to celebrate today our heroes on the Bakhmut front… Well done, soldiers! The 3rd Separate Assault Brigade and the 57th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade – thank you! Thank you for moving forward!”.
- On 5 June, the Ministry of Defence reported that the Ukrainian army was successfully advancing across a wide stretch of the Bakhmut front.