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Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on May 3, 2022

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

2022-05-03 07:00:00 | ID: 67417

The sixty-ninths day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

russian enemy is taking measures to replenish significant losses of equipment in units of the armed forces of the russian federation conducting hostilities on the territory of Ukraine. According to available information, in the city of Boguchar, Voronezh region, between April 27 and May 2, 2022, seventeen tanks and sixty BMP-1 were taken out of storage. They were sent to the Ukrainian territories temporarily occupied by russian troops.

In the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions russian enemy did not take active actions, no signs of formation of offensive groups were found.

In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy continued shelling the city of Kharkiv and nearby settlements.

In the Izyum direction, russian enemy exerted active fire on units of Ukrainian troops.

In the Donetsk direction, the main efforts of russian enemy continue to focus on establishing full control over the settlements of Rubizhne and Popasna and advancing in the direction of the settlements of Lyman and Slovyansk.

russian enemy did not conduct active hostilities in the South Buh area. It continued to fire on units of our troops along the line of contact.

During the previous day, the Air Defence and Land Forces air defence units hit seven Orlan-10 UAVs and one Forpost UAV.

Twelve russian enemy attacks have been repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts in the past 24 hours, six tanks, five artillery systems, twenty-two units of armoured combat vehicles and eight units of enemy vehicles have been destroyed.

russian enemy also suffered losses in other areas. The resistance movement continues to develop actively in the cities and villages temporarily occupied by russian aggressor.

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