The two hundred seventy-second (272) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military large-scale invasion continues.
Russian Federation continues its armed aggression against Ukraine. The Russian occupiers are trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, are concentrating their efforts on restraining the actions of units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine, carrying out engineering equipment of the defense line, continuing to conduct offensive actions in certain areas, and conducting aerial reconnaissance. In order to equip and replenish the losses of its units, the enemy moves personnel and military equipment to the areas of hostilities.
Over a day, the enemy launched about 15 MLRS attacks on the positions of our troops and settlements.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the situation remains without significant changes; no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups have been detected.
The Republic of Belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, providing it with infrastructure, territory, and airspace. There is still a threat of the enemy launching missile and air strikes, including using strike UAVs from the territory and airspace of the republic of Belarus.
In the Siversk direction, the enemy fired from MLRS in the area of the settlement of Kustyne, Sumy region.
In the Slobozhansk direction, in the border areas of the Belgorod region, the enemy continues to hold groups of troops for demonstration actions. The occupiers periodically shell the positions of our troops’ positions and the Kharkiv region’s settlements near Ukraine’s state border.
In the Kupyansk and Lyman directions, the enemy is conducting defense and shelling from tanks, mortars, and barrel artillery, in particular, the areas of the settlements of Kyslivka, Krokhmalne, Berestove in the Kharkiv region, as well as Makiivka and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region.
In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka areas, the enemy is concentrating its main efforts on conducting offensive operations. The enemy fired from tanks and artillery of various types in the areas of Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Klishchiivka, Zelenopillya, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske settlements.
In the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy fired at the positions of the Defense Forces of Ukraine from tanks and the entire spectrum of artillery. Areas of about 10 settlements were affected by the enemy’s artillery fire. In particular, Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia region.
In the Kryvyi Rih and Kherson directions, the enemy is conducting positional defense, improving fortification equipment and logistical support of advanced units, and does not stop artillery shelling of the positions of our troops and settlements on the right bank of the Dnipro River. It used barrel and jet artillery to shell the settlements of Maryivka in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast and Tokarivka, Antonivka, Dniprovske in the Kherson region, and the city of Kherson.
In the city of Yenakieve, in the Donetsk region, the training of those forcibly mobilized from the territory of the temporarily occupied region to the ranks of the Russian occupation forces continues. A peculiarity is the placement of so-called instructors on the premises of the local polytechnic school, where students study at the same time.
Separate units from the territory of the Chechen Republic and from the private military company “Wagner” were moved to the temporarily occupied town of Debaltseve in the Donetsk region to increase the grouping of troops.
In addition, the regrouping of individual units of the occupiers in the area of the settlement of Molochansk, Zaporizhzhia region, was revealed. According to available information, individual positions have been vacated and individual roadblocks have been removed.
Today, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine carried out 2 strikes on areas where the enemy’s personnel, weapons, and military equipment are concentrated.
Glory to Ukraine!