Operational information on 02.05.2022
The sixty-eighth day of the heroic opposition of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion continues.
The enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine and is conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone to establish full control over the territory of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and maintain the land corridor with the temporarily occupied Crimea.
The most significant activity of the invaders is observed in Slobozhansky and Donetsk's directions. In the Zaporizhzhia, Kryvyi Rih, and Mykolayiv areas, the enemy regrouped troops, and strengthened artillery units and air defense units. The enemy is is trying to establish a system of logistical support for the grouping of troops in these areas.
The enemy continues to prepare reserves in order to transfer them to operational areas in Ukraine further.
The enemy continues to launch missile and bomb strikes on targets in Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Zaporizhia oblasts.
The shelling of the city of Kharkiv continues in the Slobozhansky direction of the enemy group from the 6th General Army, the coastal troops of the Baltic and Northern Fleets.
In the Izyum direction, the enemy continues to attack in the directions Izyum - Barvinkovo and Izyum - Slovyansk.
To strengthen the group, the occupiers moved to certain areas of artillery and jet artillery units.
To improve the transport infrastructure, the enemy built a pontoon-bridge crossing over the Seversky Donets River. The occupiers continue to shell the positions of our troops and civilian objects located a short distance from the state border of Ukraine from the territory of the Russian Federation.
The concentration of occupiers' reserves for fighting in the Eastern Operational Zone continues in the Belgorod region.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy's main efforts were focused on establishing full control over Rubizhne and Popasna and advancing in the directions of the settlements of Lyman and Siversk.
In the Tavriya direction, measures are underway to regroup units and engineering equipment positions. In particular, a barrel artillery unit was deployed at firing positions near the settlement of Tokmak in the Zaporizhia region. The enemy carried out artillery shelling of the positions of our troops in the area of the settlement of Orikhiv.
In the temporarily occupied territories of the Zaporizhzhia region, the enemy deployed a fuel and lubricants depot and a point for repairing and repairing damaged equipment.
In the South Bug direction, the enemy is fighting to improve its tactical position. He does not stop trying to reach the administrative border of the Kherson region, the enemy continues to deploy jet and barrel artillery units to fire on the positions of our troops.
The transfer of material resources from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea with the use of the railway infrastructure of Ukraine continues.
In the Bessarabian direction, the situation in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova remains tense. The enemy, through controlled media, continues to spread provocative reports about the growing threat to the population of Transnistria from Ukraine.
In the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions, the possibility of the enemy's demonstrative and provocative actions in the areas adjacent to the state border of Ukraine is not ruled out.
The threat of missile strikes on objects on the territory of our state remains.
Measures to strengthen the administrative-police and counter-intelligence regimes continue in the Bryansk region bordering Ukraine
In the waters of the Black and Azov Seas, enemy ships are involved in missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine, perform the task of isolating the area of hostilities and conducting reconnaissance.
The enemy continues to destroy Ukraine's civilian infrastructure. Inflicts rocket and bomb attacks and carries out artillery shelling of residential areas of the city of Mykolayiv and settlements of Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Luhansk, and Kharkiv regions.
In the temporarily occupied territories, the Russian occupiers artificially create and exacerbate humanitarian and economic crises. There is a shortage of medicines in the settlements, the range of grocery stores is limited, and banking institutions do not function.
Ukraine's defense forces inflict losses on the enemy in all directions and are ready for any changes in the operational situation.
Let's win together! Glory to Ukraine!