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Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on April 9, 2022

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

2022-04-09 07:00:00 | ID: 67199

The forty-fifth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

The russian federation continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine. The russian occupiers continue to prepare for the offensive in the east of Ukraine in order to establish full control over the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

There were no changes in the position and actions of the russian enemy in the Volyn direction.

The russian enemy did not take active action in the Polissya direction. Some units that were withdrawn from the territory of Ukraine continue to be located on the territory of the republic of belarus. According to available information, in order to regroup troops, the enemy is moving units from the 35th General Army of the Eastern Military District and the 76th Assault Division of the Airborne Forces of the russian Armed Forces in Belgorod and Voronezh regions.

In the Siversky direction, the russian enemy completes the regrouping of forces and the restoration of combat capability of units of the Central Military District in Bryansk and Kursk regions, as well as the relocation of individual units from the 41st General Army and 90th Tank Division to Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

In the Slobozhansky direction, the russian enemy continues intense shelling and partial blockade of the city of Kharkiv, It strengthens electronic intelligence. In the Belgorod region, the russian occupiers set up field camps for units relocated from other operational areas.

In the Izyum direction, the enemy launched an offensive in the direction of the settlements of Brazhkivka and Sulyhivka, but had no success.

The russian enemy continues to storm in the Donetsk direction. The main efforts are focused on taking control of the settlements of Rubizhne, Nyzhne, Popasna and Novobakhmutivka and establishing full control over the city of Mariupol.

In the South Buh direction, the russian enemy intensified reconnaissance. It carried out artillery shelling of the settlements of Maryanske, Novovorontsovka, Novohryhorivka and Shevchenkove. Continues to launch missile strikes on settlements of the Odesa region from the territory of the Crimean peninsula.

In the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, defenders of Ukraine repulsed seven russian enemy attacks, destroyed nine tanks, seven armoured units and five units of enemy vehicles.

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has hit four air targets in the previous day: two helicopters, one UAV and one cruise missile. The information is currently being clarified.

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