The seventy-seventh day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion continues.
The enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone. The most significant activity of the occupiers is further observed in Slobozhansky and Donetsk’s directions.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the enemy did not take active action. Measures of engineering equipment of defense positions along the state border in Brest and Gomel oblasts are underway. Meetings involving conscripts are being held in Brest and Grodno oblasts.
The threat of missile and airstrikes from the territory of the Republic of Belarus on the objects of our State remains.
In the northern direction, the enemy continues to provide enhanced protection of the Ukrainian-Russian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions. To prevent the regrouping of our troops and their transfer to other areas, units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to hold demonstrations. In the regions bordering Ukraine, the enemy increases the air defense system.
The enemy did not carry out offensive operations in the Kharkiv direction. The occupying forces moved to the defense to slow down the pace of the offensive of our troops. In the course of the successful actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine units, the settlement of Nursery of Kharkiv region was liberated.
In the Slovyansk direction, the main efforts of the enemy were focused on creating conditions for the resumption of the offensive. Enemy units continued to replenish supplies of material and technical means to increase offensive capabilities.
In the vast majority of the temporarily occupied territories of the Kharkiv region, to prevent the transfer of information about the movement of Russian troops, the occupiers are suppressing the cellular network. Locals in many settlements continue to be without electricity and water. The Russian occupiers are forbidden to enter the territory controlled by Ukraine.
In the Donetsk direction, the main efforts of the enemy are focused on gaining full control over the city of Rubizhne and conducting an offensive in the direction of the village of Lyman. The enemy is trying to hold positions on the right bank of the Seversky Donets River. Also, continues preparations for the offensive in the areas of Kurakhove and Novopavlivka.
The enemy continues to fire on the positions of our troops. The intensity of air reconnaissance with the use of UAVs increased.
In the Bakhmut direction, to prepare for the offensive, the Russian occupiers continue artillery shelling of the positions of our troops in the areas of the settlements of Svitlodarsk and Troitskoye. The enemy carried out assault operations in the directions of Orikhove and Toshkivka, but was unsuccessful.
In Mariupol, the main efforts of the enemy are focused on blocking and trying to destroy our units in the area of the Azovstal plant. The enemy continued to launch artillery and airstrikes.
In the Kryvyi Rih and Mykolayiv areas, the enemy did not conduct active hostilities, firing at our units with artillery and mortars. Conducts engineering equipment of advanced positions.
In the Black Sea and Azov sea zones, enemy naval groups perform the task of isolating combat areas and conducting reconnaissance.
The Russian occupiers are launching missile strikes on important infrastructure in Ukraine, providing support to ground forces in the coastal area and blocking civilian shipping.
The enemy continues to suffer losses, and the enemy is disorganized and demoralized. According to available information, servicemen of certain units of the armed forces of the Russian Federation performing tasks on the territory of Ukraine were informed about the impossibility of rotating until the end of the so-called “special operation”.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Let’s win together!
Glory to Ukraine!