The seventy-eighth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
russian enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine.
russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone in order to establish full control over the territory of Donetsk, Luhansk and Kherson oblasts and maintain the land corridor with the temporarily occupied Crimea.
In the Volyn, Polissya and Seversky directions, certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to carry out tasks to strengthen the Ukrainian-belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel regions. The threat of missile and bomb strikes on objects on the territory of our State from the territory of belarus remains.
At the checkpoints and in the border areas of the Bryansk and Kursk regions there are reinforced units of the FSS border service, as well as units of the armed forces of the russian federation. In addition, the russian occupiers carried out artillery shelling of settlements in the Horodnyansky district of the Chernihiv oblast and launched an air strike on the settlement in the Shostka district of the Sumy oblast.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy is regrouping troops in order to prevent further advance of our troops in the direction of the state border of Ukraine. In the areas north of the city of Kharkiv, russian enemy fires artillery at units of our troops in order to inflict losses on manpower, weapons and military equipment.
In the Slovyansk direction, russian occupiers are regrouping troops to resume the offensive on Barvinkove and Slovyansk. To strengthen the advanced units, the enemy moved the battalion tactical group.
In order to replenish the units that suffered casualties and provide logistical support to the group of troops, russian enemy moved about 300 units of weapons and military equipment to the designated area.
In the Donetsk direction, russian enemy units are trying to develop offensive operations in the Lyman, Severodonetsk, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Kurakhiv directions. The main task remains to establish full control over Rubizhne, capture Lyman and Severodonetsk.
In the Lyman direction, the enemy crossed the Siversky Donets River to enter the main forces and conduct an offensive. In the direction of Siversk leads the offensive in the direction of the Zelena Dolyna and Novoselivka. Fighting continues.
To ensure overcoming the water barrier, russian aggressor from the territory of the russian federation in the direction of Kreminna threw the equipment of the pontoon-bridge park.
In the Severodonetsk direction, russian enemy is advancing in the direction of Kudryashivka, Severodonetsk, with partial success.
In the Bakhmut direction, russian enemy is storming Pervomaisk and Komyshuvakha, and fighting continues.
In the Avdiivka direction, russian enemy is storming Novobakhmutivka and Novokalynove.
In the Kurakhiv direction, russian enemy is advancing in the directions of Stepne – Novomykhailivka, Slavne – Novomykhailivka and Oleksandrivka – Marinka. Fighting continues.
In Mariupol, the main efforts of russian occupiers are focused on blocking and trying to destroy our units in the area of the Azovstal plant. The enemy does not stop inflicting air strikes.
In the Zaporizhzhia direction, russian enemy fired at units of our troops with high-barreled artillery and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.
In the South Buh and Tavriya directions, russian enemy is trying to improve its tactical position.
In the Mykolayiv and Kryvyi Rih directions, russian enemy continues to fire artillery at the positions of our troops. In order to detect changes in the position of the Defence Forces, russian enemy conducts air reconnaissance, including the use of UAVs.
Besides, in the Mykolayiv direction, around Nova Kakhovka the enemy carries out preparation of engineering divisions for guidance of pontoon-bridge crossings.
In the Tavriya direction, russian troops replenished their reserves and demonstrated in order to restrain the actions of our troops.
The situation in the Bessarabian direction has not changed significantly.
In the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, defenders of Ukraine repulsed nine enemy attacks, destroyed eight tanks, six units of armoured combat vehicles, five cars and one enemy anti-aircraft gun.
Air defence units shot down four Orlan-10 UAVs.
The enemy suffers losses in other areas.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!
Glory to Ukraine!