During May 8, Allied troops successfully repulsed 6 enemy attacks.
In particular, Ukrainian defenders destroyed:
Good artillery system,
28 units of combat armored vehicles,
Динone special armored car,
5 units of enemy vehicles (including one tanker).
Operational information as of 06.00 08.05.2022 regarding the Russian invasion
The seventy-fourth era of the heroic opposition of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion began. The enemy continues full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine.
The enemy does not cease offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone in order to establish full control over the territory of Donetsk, Luhansk and Kherson regions and maintain the land corridor between these territories and the occupied Crimea.
Certain units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to carry out tasks to cover the section of the Ukrainian-Russian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions.
In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy concentrated its main efforts on preventing the further advance of our troops towards the state border of Ukraine to the north and northeast of the city of Kharkiv. The enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Prudyanka, Slatine and Tsyrkuny. To strengthen the defense in the area of the settlement of Kozacha Lopan, the enemy carried out measures on the engineering equipment of the positions.
In the Izyum direction, the enemy concentrated its main efforts on preparations for the continuation of the offensive in the Izyum-Barvinkove and Izyum-Slovyansk directions. In order to strengthen the group from the territory of the Russian Federation, the enemy redeployed two battalion tactical groups from the 35th General Army to certain areas. He carried out artillery shelling of positions of units of the Defense Forces.
To clarify the position of our troops, the enemy continued to conduct air reconnaissance in the areas of the settlements of Izyum and Kamyanka.
In the Donetsk direction, the group of occupying troops continues offensive operations in the Lyman, Popasnyansky, Severodonetsk and Avdiivka directions.
In the Kurakhiv direction, with the support of artillery, the enemy is trying to resume offensive operations in the direction of the settlement of Novomykhailivka.
In the Lyman direction, as a result of assault, the enemy captured the northern outskirts of Shandrygolov.
In the Mariupol direction, our units in the area of the Azovstal plant continue to be blocked. With the support of artillery and tank fire conducts assault operations.
The enemy continues to supply weapons, military equipment, and ammunition for fuel and lubricants to meet the needs of the group of troops in this direction.
In the South Buz and Tavriya directions, a group of occupying troops with the support of aviation strikes at military and civilian targets, regroups and strengthens units, and increases the system of fire damage and logistics.
In the Kryvyi Rih direction, the enemy used the Orlan-10 UAV to detect the positions of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The situation in the Bessarabian direction remains tense. Armed formations in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova and units of the operational group of Russian troops are in full combat readiness.
Ships of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation in the Black and Azov Seas continue to perform tasks to isolate the area of hostilities, reconnaissance and fire support in the coastal direction.
During the previous day, one Mi-28H helicopter, seven Orlan UAVs, two Outpost UAVs and two cruise missiles were hit by anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force. In addition, two Orlan-type UAVs were destroyed by anti-aircraft missile units of the Land Forces.
In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, defenders of Ukraine repulsed nine enemy attacks, destroyed nineteen tanks, twenty units of armored combat vehicles, four special armored vehicles, six vehicles and one unit of enemy special engineering equipment.
We keep the system! We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!
Glory to Ukraine!