Operational information on 05.05.2022
The seventy-first period of heroic opposition of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion continues. The enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine.
The enemy does not stop 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 between these territories and the occupied Crimea. At the same time, it provokes tensions in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Belarus territory. The enemy carries out regrouping and takes measures to replenish ammunition and fuel, trying to improve the tactical position of the troops.
In the temporarily occupied territories, the occupiers continued to steal the products of agricultural enterprises. The Russian side continues to accuse the Government of Ukraine of creating a humanitarian catastrophe in the territory controlled by the occupiers. Also, the invaders imitate humanitarian activities with the demonstrative distribution of food kits and medicines to local residents.
The enemy continues to launch missile strikes on transport infrastructure to prevent the movement of humanitarian aid and military-technical assistance.
The use of mortars and artillery along almost the entire contact line continues.
The enemy did not take active action in the Volyn and Polissya areas. In the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus, it has been noted that certain units have been brought to a higher level of combat readiness for verification.
Engineering equipment for positions in the border areas of the Kursk region continues in the Seversky direction.
In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy tried to restore the lost positions near the city of Kharkiv and made an unsuccessful attempt to attack near the settlement of Stary Saltiv.
Due to the constant sanitary losses of personnel, the enemy is increasing the medical support system of troops, using a network of civilian medical institutions in the temporarily occupied territories of the Kharkiv region. The occupiers built a hospital based on Kupyansk City Hospital.
The enemy does not stop trying to improve the tactical position of its units in the area of the city of Izyum, and carries out artillery shelling of nearby settlements, which has no success.
Due to heavy losses, the enemy withdrew units from the 4th Panzer Division of the 1st Panzer Army and the 106th Airborne Division of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation to rebuild.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy tried to capture Popasna, take full control of the city of Rubizhne and provide favorable conditions for the continuation of the offensive in the direction of the towns of Lyman and Severodonetsk, but was unsuccessful.
The enemy focused on fortifying positions, replenishing ammunition, fuel, and logistics in the South Bug area.
Administrative and police measures are underway in the temporarily occupied territories. The occupiers continue to carry out filtering measures against local residents, preventing evacuations to the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities. At the same time, the occupiers are taking steps to replenish personnel losses through accelerated training of military service members under contract.
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Glory to Ukraine!