The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on April 28, 2022
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
2022-04-28 07:00:00 | ID: 67373
The sixty-fourth 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.
russian enemy increases the pace of the offensive operation. In almost all directions, the russian occupiers are exerting intense fire. The greatest activity is observed in Slobozhansky and Donetsk directions.
No significant changes in the activities of russian enemy units were noted in the Volyn and Polissya areas.
By maintaining an appropriate set of troops, russian enemy is trying to ensure the maintenance of the reserves of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the northern direction and prevent their movement to the Eastern Operational Zone.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy group continues to strike and fire artillery on the city of Kharkiv.
The main efforts of russian occupiers are focused on the Izium direction. russian enemy is trying to launch an offensive in the directions of Sulyhivka - Nova Dmytrivka and Andriivka - Velyka Komyshuvakha.
In order to strengthen the advancing group, russian occupiers additionally moved airborne units to the city of Izyum, as well as up to 500 units of technic.
In the Donetsk direction, russian enemy group continues to take active action on the line of contact. The main efforts are focused on surrounding the Defense Forces of Ukraine.
To achieve this goal, in the Lyman direction, russian enemy has improved its tactical position, trying to develop an offensive on the village of Lyman. russian invaders are carrying out preparatory measures for forcing the Siversky Donets River.
In the Severodonetsk direction, russian enemy is attacking the settlement of Orikhove.
In the direction of Avdiivka, in order to capture Marinka and Ocheretyn, russian enemy exerts intense fire.
In the Kurakhiv direction, with the support of artillery, russian occupiers are conducting an offensive in the directions of Staromayorske - Velyka Novosilka and Lyubimivka - Zelene Pole.
In the Tavriya direction, russian enemy units continue to conduct demonstrations and maneuvers in order to mislead and prevent the transfer of Ukrainian troops to other areas.
russian occupiers continue to use Melitopol airfield for the base and flight of Su-25 attack aircraft, Ka-52 attack helicopters and Mi-8 transport and combat aircraft.
In the South Buh direction, russian enemy's group focuses on the Kherson-Mykolayiv and Kherson-Kryvyi Rih directions.
As a result of the assault, russian enemy established itself in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe settlement of Tavriyske, trying to carry out a fire defeat on the positions of Ukrainian troops in the areas of the settlements of Oleksandrivka and Nova Zorya. In the areas of settlements Stanislav and Molodetske, there are the increases of the russian units of jet and barrel artillery.
In order to correct and assess the results of the fire damage, russian enemy conducted air reconnaissance in the area of the settlement of Zatoka.
During the previous day, eight air targets were hit by units of the anti-aircraft missile forces of the Air Force and the Land Forces: one plane, one cruise missile and six UAVs of operational and tactical level.
russian occupiers continue to suffer losses on land. In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts only, six enemy attacks have been repulsed in the past 24 hours, five tanks, one artillery system, twenty-two armored vehicles, one car and one anti-aircraft gun have been destroyed.
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Glory to Ukraine!
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