The enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine.
The enemy’s offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone continue in order to establish full control over the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and to maintain the overland corridor with the occupied Crimea.
The greatest activity of the occupying forces is observed in the Slobozhansky and Donetsk directions.
The enemy is taking measures to replenish its units that suffered casualties during hostilities. In particular, by removing it from storage in warehouses and bases of military districts. Transportation of equipment to the territory of Ukraine is usually carried out by rail.
The occupiers continue to launch missile strikes on residential neighborhoods in Ukraine.
In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy continues to launch air strikes and hit the infrastructure of the city of Kharkiv with artillery.
In the Izium direction, units of the 1st Panzer Army, the 20th General Army of the Western Military District, the 35th General Army and the 68th Army Corps of the Eastern Military District and Airborne Forces are conducting offensive operations in the direction of Barvinkovo. The enemy captured the northeastern outskirts of the settlement of Velyka Komyshuvakha, and also took control of the settlement of Zavody.
In order to increase the grouping of troops, the occupiers transferred from the territory of the Belgorod region to the city of Izyum two battalion tactical groups from the 76th Airborne Assault Division of the Airborne Forces. In addition, in the areas of settlements of the Belgorod region, the enemy deployed two missile divisions of OTRK “Iskander-M”.
In the Donetsk direction, enemy units are conducting active operations along almost the entire line of contact. The main efforts of the enemy are focused on offensive operations in the Severodonetsk, Popasna and Kurakhiv areas in order to take full control of Popasna, Rubizhne and the development of the offensive on the Lyman, Severodonetsk and Slovyansk.
In the Lyman direction, the enemy established control over the settlement of Zarichne, carried out assault operations in the area of the settlement of Yampil.
In the Severodonetsk direction, the invaders established control over the settlement of Novotoshkivske, and launched an offensive in the direction of the settlements of Nyzhne and Orikhove.
In the Mariupol direction, the enemy is exerting massive fire and blocking our units in the area of the Azovstal plant. In the city, the occupiers continue to carry out filtering measures against the civilian population.
In the South Buz and Tavriya directions, the enemy is using the available forces and means to concentrate its main efforts on maintaining the previously occupied frontiers and exerting fire on the positions of our troops. In the Nikolaev, Kryvyi Rih and Zaporozhye directions the enemy tries to improve the tactical position. To this end, it regroups units, increases the system of fire damage, and conducts air reconnaissance.
The occupiers are carrying out filtration measures in the districts of Kiselivka and Stanislav in the Kherson region with the help of Rosguard units.
In the Tavriya direction, enemy units carry out engineering equipment for positions and replenishment of reserves.
There are no significant changes in the Volyn, Polissya and Seversky directions.
Our soldiers have hit seven air targets the day before: a Su-25 plane, a Ka-52 helicopter, three operational-tactical UAVs and two cruise missiles.
In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts alone, nine enemy attacks were repulsed, nine tanks, eleven artillery systems, four units of special and seventeen units of armored vehicles, three units of special engineering and sixteen units of motor vehicles, four units of motor vehicles, four units of motor vehicles, four anti-aircraft installation.