The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on May 26 2022
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
2022-05-26 07:00:00 | ID: 67619
The ninety-second day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.
russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone and continues to launch missile and air strikes on infrastructure facilities in Ukraine.
Command and staff and mobilization exercises are being held in the Volyn and Polissya areas with the personnel of the military units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus. The probability of missile and air strikes from the territory of this country remains.
The consequences of the deployment of units of the armed forces of the russian federation involved in hostilities on the territory of Ukraine on the territory of the republic of belarus are being eliminated. Measures are being taken to prevent the illicit trafficking of weapons and ammunition that could be lost by russian troops.
In the Siversky direction, russian enemy is taking measures to cover the Ukrainian-russian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions and to prevent the transfer of our troops to other threatening areas.
In the border areas of these russian regions, the increased level of terrorist threat has been extended until June 8 this year.
The enemy fired 120-mm mortars and artillery shells at the settlements of Bachivsk and Krasnopillya in the Sumy oblast and the Zarichche settlement in the Chernihiv oblast.
In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy carries out systematic high-intensity fire in the areas where our troops are concentrated. It also fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Ternov and Cherkasy Tyshky.
russian enemy is trying to improve the tactical situation in the Izyum area and resume the offensive on the city of Slovyansk. It fired artillery, rocket-propelled grenade launchers, mortars and tanks at the settlements of Chepil, Dovhenke, Kurulka, Bohorodychne and Studenok.
In the Donetsk direction, russian enemy's main efforts are focused on taking full control of the village of Lyman and trying to improve the tactical situation near Sievierodonetsk and Avdiivka. russian enemy is actively using electronic warfare in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions. It used artillery and assault aircraft at the russian enemy is trying to gain a foothold in the area of Sievierodonetsk. It carried out assault operations in the direction of the settlement of Ustynivka, had no success.
Fighting continues in the Bakhmut direction. russian enemy unsuccessfully attempted an offensive in the Komyshuvakha, Lypovo, and Nagirny districts.
In the Avdiivka direction, russian occupiers carried out assault operations in the Krasnohorivka, Kamyanka, Avdiivka and Pisky districts, but were unsuccessful.
In the Novopavlovsk direction, russian enemy attempted an offensive in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe settlement of Zolota Niva, withdrew with losses. In the Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy fired artillery at the areas of the settlements of Novopil, Charivne, Orikhiv and Kamyanka.
In the Mykolayiv direction, russian enemy is trying to improve the tactical situation and ensure access to the administrative borders of the Kherson region. It carried out assault operations in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe settlement of Tavriyske, had no success.
In the Kryvyi Rih direction russian occupiers unsuccessfully tried to carry out assault actions around the settlement of Mykolayivka. Civilian infrastructure was shelled near Osokorivka, Trudolyubivka and Dobryanka.
russian enemy continued the engineering equipment of positions in the areas of settlements Chornobaivka, Pravdyne, Zorya.
During the past 24hrs, ten enemy attacks were repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk, four tanks, two artillery systems, an armoured personnel carrier, a car and one unit of special equipment were destroyed. Air defense units destroyed five Orlan-10 UAVs.
Strike aircraft of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine struck at enemy positions - destroyed personnel and up to ten units of light armored vehicles. Our fighters intercepted and shot down two cruise missiles.
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!
Glory to Ukraine!
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