The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on May 2, 2022
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
2022-05-02 07:00:00 | ID: 67409
The sixty-eights day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
russian enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine and offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone.
Units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus have been identified in the Volyn and Polissya areas and continue to carry out tasks to cover the Ukrainian-belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel regions.
The threat of missile strikes on military and civilian infrastructure from the territory of the republic of belarus by the russian enemy remains.
In the Siversky direction, russian enemy fired mortars at the positions of ukrainian troops in the Senkivka area of the Chernihiv oblast.
Intensified administrative-police and counter-intelligence regimes have been established in the russian Bryansk region bordering Ukraine. Checkpoints are located on the main roads and near the settlements.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy group continues to shell the city of Kharkiv and the settlements of Uda and Prudyanka.
russia enemy's offensive operations in the Izyum-Barvinkove and Izyum-Slovyansk directions continue in the Izyum direction. The enemy continued to fire on our troops.
In the Donetsk direction, a group of russian occupying forces is conducting offensive operations along almost the entire line of contact.
In the Lyman direction, russian enemy fired on the units of Ukrainian troops on the Lyman-Siversk border in order to oust them from their positions and create conditions for the attack on Slovyansk.
In the Severodonetsk direction, russian enemy focused its main efforts on taking control of Rubizhne and preparing for the attack on Severodonetsk.
In the Popasna direction, russian enemy tried to improve the tactical position in the Popasna area. russian enemy strengthened its troops by moving one battalion tactical group from the Mariupol direction.
In order to increase the air defence system, russian enemy deployed additional anti-aircraft missile systems in the temporarily occupied and temporarily beseted territories of Luhansk and Zaporizhia oblasts.
In the Tavriya and Pivdenny Buh directions, russian enemy continues to try to improve its tactical position and shelling.
In the Tavriya direction, measures are being taken to regroup russian enemy units, increase the components of the fire destruction system, and engineer equipment for replenishment of ammunition and fuel and oil.
In the South Bug direction, the occupiers are trying to reach the administrative border of the Kherson region, looking for weaknesses in Ukrainian defence. In the area of ‚Äč‚ÄčMykolayiv russian aggressor carried out air reconnaissance with use of three UAVs. He fired artillery at the positions of our units.
During the previous day, air defence units hit ten Orlan-10 UAVs.
russian enemy suffers significant losses, especially in artillery and on land. In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts only, ten attacks by russian occupiers were repulsed in the past 24 hours, two tanks, seventeen artillery systems, thirty-eight units of armored combat vehicles and 10 units of enemy vehicles were destroyed.
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Glory to Ukraine!
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