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Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on April 27, 2022

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

2022-04-27 07:00:00 | ID: 67362

The sixty-third 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.

The greatest activity of russian occupying forces is observed in the Slobozhansky and Donetsk directions.

russian 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.

russian occupiers continue to launch missile strikes on residential neighborhoods in Ukraine.

In the Slobozhansky direction, russian 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 Tank Army, the 20th Combined Arms Army of the Western Military District, the 35th Combined Arms Army and the 68th Army Corps of the Eastern Military District and Airborne Forces are conducting offensive operations in the direction of Barvinkovo. The russian 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, russian 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 russian Airborne Forces. In addition, in the areas of settlements of the Belgorod region, russian enemy deployed two missile divisions of "Iskander-M" (SS-26 Stone) mobile short range ballistic missile system.

In the Donetsk direction, russian enemy units are conducting active operations along almost the entire line of contact. The main efforts of russian 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, russian enemy established control over the settlement of Zarichne, carried out assault operations in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe settlement of Yampil.

In the Severodonetsk direction, russian 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, russian enemy is exerting massive fire and blocking our units in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe Azovstal plant. In the city, russian occupiers continue to carry out filtering measures against the civilian population.

In the South Buh and Tavriya directions, the enemy is using the available forces and means to focus its main efforts on maintaining the previously occupied frontiers and exerting fire on the positions of our troops. In the Mykolyiv, Kryvyi Rih and Zaporizhyzhia directions russian enemy tries to improve the tactical position. To do this, it regroups units, increases the system of fire damage, and conducts air reconnaissance.

russian 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, russian enemy units carry out engineering equipment for positions and replenishment of reserves.

There are no significant changes in the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions.

Ukrainian warriors 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, destroyed nine tanks, eleven artillery systems, four units of special and seventeen units of armoured 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.

Military Transport, Fighter, Bomber and Assault Aviation of the Air Force of Ukraine continues to perform tasks in the airspace of Ukraine.

During the sudden air raids, the russian occupiers suffered significant losses in their positions. As a result of air strikes, a lot of enemy equipment and manpower were destroyed.

We will talk about the total losses of the occupiers in a separate report later.

We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Let's win together!

Glory to Ukraine!



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