The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on April 29, 2022
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
2022-04-29 07:00:00 | ID: 67382
The sixty-fifth 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 areas, russian enemy did not take active action, no signs of the formation of offensive groups were found. Certain units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus continue to perform tasks to strengthen the protection of the state border with Ukraine.
No changes in the activities and composition of russian enemy group were detected in the Seversky direction.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy continues to focus its efforts on maintaining its positions near the city of Kharkiv and is trying to carry out fire damage to units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in certain areas.
russian enemy did not conduct active offensive operations in the Izyum direction. its main efforts were focused on conducting reconnaissance, identifying the defensive positions of units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine and their destruction by artillery fire.
In the Donetsk and Tavriya directions, in order to prevent the regrouping of Ukrainian troops, russian enemy fires at positions from artillery, mortars and rocket-propelled grenade launchers along the entire line of contact.
russian occupiers continue to blockade Ukrainian units in Mariupol, near the Azovstal plant.
In the temporarily occupied territories, russian occupation authorities continue to take measures to restrict the movement and detention of local residents and block humanitarian goods from the territory of Ukraine. In addition, russian occupiers are robbing peasants. For example, more than 60 tons of wheat were stolen from an agricultural society in the town of Kamianka-Dniprovska together with a truck.
Fifteen air targets were hit by Ukrainian defenders the day before: one plane, five cruise missiles and nine operational-tactical drones.
Ukrainian defenders are actively manoeuvring defence, in some places counterattacks. In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts alone, nine enemy attacks have been repulsed in the past 24 hours, six tanks, one artillery system, twelve armoured vehicles, one car and one anti-aircraft gun have been destroyed.
We will report on the total losses of the enemy in a separate report.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Let's win together! Glory to Ukraine!
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