Operational information on 12.00, 26.03.2022 regarding the russian invasion
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
2022-03-26 13:15:00 | ID: 67043
The thirty-first day of the Ukrainian nation's heroic confrontation with the Russian military invasion is going on.
The enemy continues its full-scale armed aggression against our State, the tasks of the aggression remain unfulfilled.
Preparation and relocation of additional units of the Eastern military district to the territory of Ukraine is going on.
The enemy is not conducting offensive operations in the Volyn direction. At the same time there is a withdrawal from the points of permanent deployment of units of the armed forces of the republic of belarus to the proving grounds.
In the Polissia direction the enemy continues to shell settlements, does not carry out active offensive operations.
The enemy did not carry out offensive operations in the Siversky direction. The enemy focused his main efforts on maintaining the previously occupied frontiers, suffered losses and retreated in some directions.
In the Slobozhansky direction the enemy retains the previously occupied frontiers, regroups and increases the grouping of troops in order to carry out the offensive in certain areas. He continues the shelling of the city of Kharkiv.
In the Donetsk direction the enemy concentrated his efforts on maintaining his position and preparing for the offensive, was unsuccessful in his attempts to advance, and suffered losses. He continued to attempt to storm the city of Mariupol, inflicted air strikes and carried out artillery shelling of civilian and military infrastructure. He tried to advance in order to occupy the central part of the city.
The enemy continue to focus the main efforts on the capture of the settlements of Popasna, Rubizhne, and is preparing for the attack on Severodonetsk. He carried out assault operations in the Avdijivka direction and tried to develop an offensive in the direction of the settlement of Novobakhmutivka, but was unsuccessful.
Units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repulsed attempts to storm the settlement of Novomayorske and attack in the direction of the settlement of Krasnohorivka. The enemy was unsuccessful, suffered heavy losses and retreated.
In the Tavria direction the enemy continues to take measures to strengthen control over the occupied territories. He also carries out filtration measures, attempts to establish a strict administrative and police regime.
The main efforts of the Defense Forces are focused on preventing the advance of the enemy in the directions of Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhzhia and the defense of Mykolayiv, the maintenance of certain areas of the sea coast; protection and defense of critical infrastructure; liberation of the temporarily occupied territories.
In Pivdennobuzky direction the enemy carried out engineering equipment of the positions and carried out artillery shelling of certain units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He takes measures to restore combat capability and replenish supplies.
It is likely that the occupiers will not give up attempts to carry out offensive operations, sabotage, missile and air strikes on important military and civilian infrastructure.
The Defense Forces of Ukraine are taking measures to defend the bases (seaports) in the Black Sea operational zone.
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