The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on April 26, 2022
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
2022-04-26 07:00:00 | ID: 67354
The sixty-second day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues. A russian federation continues its full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine.
russian enemy continues to carry out offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone in order to defeat the Joint Forces, establish full control over the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and maintain the land route with the occupied Crimea.
In the Volyn and Polissya directions, the condition, position and nature of the russian enemy's actions did not change significantly. The russian enemy did not take active action in these areas. Certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus on a rotational basis perform tasks to cover the Ukrainian-belarusian border in Brest and Gomel regions.
In the northern direction, there were no signs of russian enemy forming a strike group to resume offensive operations. In the districts of Bryansk, Kursk and Belgorod oblasts adjacent to Ukraine, russian enemy has strengthened the protection of the border and checkpoints, and is conducting engineering equipment for positions. russian occupiers in border areas have intensified anti-sabotage measures.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy is strengthening groups of troops, continuing to partially blockade the city of Kharkiv, and firing on units of Ukrainian troops and critical infrastructure.
russian invaders are trying to launch an offensive in the direction of the settlement of Zavody. Fighting continues.
In the Donetsk and Tavriya directions, russian enemy is moving command and control points closer to the line of combat.
russian enemy fires on the positions of Ukrainian troops with the use of mortars, artillery, rocket-propelled grenade launchers along the entire line of contact, as follows:
in the Severodonetsk direction, russian enemy is fighting in the area of the settlement of Rubizhne;
in the Popasna direction russian enemy is trying to capture Popasna, the battles continue;
in the Avdiivka direction russian enemy tries to conduct offensive actions and has no success;
in the Kurakhiv direction russian enemy unsuccessfully carried out offensive operations in the direction of the settlements of Novomykhailivka and Marinka;
in the Zaporizhzhia direction, russian enemy is conducting offensive operations in the direction of the settlement of Trudolyubivka, fighting continues.
russian enemy is carrying out massive fire and blocking of Ukrainian units in the area of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol.
In the South Buh direction, russian enemy, along the entire line of contact, carried out single shellings of Ukrainian units. Reconnaissance activity around the administrative border of the Mykolayiv area is noted.
In the area of the settlement of Velyka Oleksandrivka, Kherson oblast, the defenders of Ukraine destroyed an ammunition depot and a large number of russain enemy personnel (more than 70 russian enemies were eliminated). The exact number of dead is being clarified.
Units of russian occupiers also suffered personnel losses in the area of the settlements of Novodmytrivka and Bilousove.
russian occupiers continue to plunder the local population in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
Units of the armed forces of the russian federation are trying to conduct air reconnaissance over the territory of Odesa oblast. They suffer losses.
Ten air targets were hit by a grouping of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the previous day: three planes, four UAVs of operational and tactical level and three cruise missiles..
In the past 24 hours, six russian enemy attacks have been repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk, four tanks, five artillery systems, thirteen units of armoured vehicles, fifteen units of motor vehicles, two tankers and one anti-aircraft gun have been destroyed.
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