Operational information on 28.02.2023
The three hundred and seventieth day of the large-scale Russian invasion continues.
The Russian Federation continues to focus its main efforts on offensive actions in the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiiv, and Shakhtarsk directions.
The enemy continues to violate the norms of international humanitarian law, strike, carry out artillery attacks on civilian objects and houses of the civilian population, and try to destroy our state’s critical infrastructure.
During the day, the enemy launched a missile and 2 air strikes. He carried out more than 20 attacks from rocket salvo systems. The threat of missile strikes remains high throughout the territory of Ukraine.
The operational situation has not changed significantly on the Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk directions. The enemy keeps its units near the state border of Ukraine, but the formation of offensive groups has not been detected. During the day, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the settlements of Yeline, Baranivka, Chernihiv region; Rozhkovichi, Bachivsk, Hirky, Atynske, Stukalyvka, Budky, Volfyne of the Sumy region; Gatishche, Veterinarne, Strelecha, Lukyantsi, Ternova, Vovchansk, Potikhonov, Komisarov, Tykh, Ustinivka and Aniskine of the Kharkiv region.
On the Kupyansk and Lymansk directions, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the areas of Makiivka, Nevske, and Bilogorivka settlements of the Luhansk region. There was no success. He carried out artillery shelling of the areas of Dvorichna, Hryanikyvka, Zapadne, Liman Pershiy, Pishchane, Kislivka, and Tabaivka settlements of the Kharkiv region; Nevske, Chervonopivka, Dibrova, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Region and Spirne, Fedorivka of the Donetsk Region.
The enemy continues to advance in the direction of Bakhmut. He does not stop storming the city of Bakhmut. Our defenders repelled attacks in the areas of Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, and Bila Gora settlements of the Donetsk region. Areas of the settlements of Orihovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Kurdyumivka, Mayorsk and Zalizne came under enemy shelling.
The enemy continues to attack the positions of our troops in the Avdiyiv and Shakhtar directions. He carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of the settlements of Kamianka, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Maryinka and Pobeda of the Donetsk region. The areas of the settlements of Vesele, Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobyeda, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Neskuchne and Velika Novosilka, Donetsk region, were shelled.
In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is defending, and in some areas it is trying to create conditions for the transition to the offensive. Conducts artillery shelling of populated areas near the contact line. In particular, Vremivka, Zelene Pole, and Novopil of the Donetsk region were affected; Olhivske, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Novodanilivka, Orihiv and Novoandriivka in Zaporizhzhia, as well as Zelenivka in the Kherson region and the city of Kherson.
In Energodar, Zaporizhzhia region, the Russian occupiers continue to put pressure on the civilian population, in particular, by restricting the supply of heat and hot water to homes. After mass layoffs, there is a shortage of specialists at the nuclear power plant, due to which the invaders are forced to hire people without education and experience.
Recently, the Russian occupiers have become more active in looting in the temporarily captured territory of the Kherson region, particularly in the city of Oleshki. Vehicles are a special object of attention of invaders.
During the day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine made 3 strikes on areas where the occupiers were concentrated. Units of missile troops and artillery, in turn, struck the area of concentration of manpower and the area of concentration of weapons and military equipment of the enemy, as well as 2 positions of anti-aircraft missile complexes of the occupiers.
Glory to Ukraine