The two hundred-twentieth (220) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.The enemy continues to focus its efforts on attempts to fully occupy the Donetsk oblast and hold the temporarily captured territories, as well as to disrupt the active actions of the Defence Forces in certain areas. The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line, conducting aerial reconnaissance. Attacks civilian infrastructure and civilian homes, violating international humanitarian law, laws and customs of war.
Over the past day, the enemy launched 4 missile and 15 air strikes, carried out more than 85 MLRS attacks on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine. More than 50 settlements were affected by enemy strikes. In particular, Bilohorivka, Novomykolaivka, Blahodativka, Sukhy Stavok and Odradivka.The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly. In other directions, the enemy shelled populated areas with tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, namely:
- in the Slobozhanskyi direction – in the areas of the settlements of Strilecha, Ridkodub, Kuchkivka, Okhrimivka and Vilkhuvatka;
- in the Kramatorsk direction – in the areas of Hryhorivka, Bilohorivka, Ivano-Daryivka, Zakytne, Rozdolivka and Spirne settlements;
- in the Bakhmut direction – in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Zaitseve, Mykolayivka Druha and Paraskoviyivka;
- in the Avdiyivka direction – in the areas of Maryinka, Vodyane and Oleksandropil settlements;
- in the Novopavlivskyi direction – in the areas of Novosilka, Novopil, Prechystivka and Pavlivka settlements.
In the Zaporizhzhya direction, shelling was recorded in the areas of Mala Tokmachka, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipole and Novoandriyivka settlements. Areas of more than twenty-five settlements along the contact line were shelled by tanks, mortars, and barrel artillery in the South Buh direction. Among them are Stepova Dolyna, Myrne, Sukhy Stavok, Olhyne and Arkhangelsk.Due to the significant lack of human resources, primarily officer personnel, the russian military leadership is forced to prematurely engage cadets of military schools.
Early graduation of cadets will be held at the Tyumen Military School. Graduates are planned to be assigned to primary officer positions in military units equipped with a mobilization reserve. The cadets of the final courses of the Ryazan Airborne Training School are sent to train mobilization reserve regiments, which is carried out on the basis of training fields near Ryazan, Omsk, Pskov, Tula and other cities.
For the specified units, they are planning preparation and coordination activities for a period of no more than one month, with subsequent deployment to the area of hostilities on the territory of Ukraine. Over the past day, units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks near New York, Zaytseve, and Soledar.
During the past 24 hours, the aviation of the Defence Forces has carried out eleven strikes. It was confirmed that the enemy’s stronghold, six areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as four enemy anti-aircraft missile systems were hit. In addition, our air defence units shot down three UAVs and a Ka-52 helicopter.
Missile troops and artillery, over the past day, hit eleven control and command points of various levels and eight areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment. Also, fourteen more enemy military objects – warehouses with ammunition, anti-aircraft missile complexes, crossings, electronic warfare and intelligence stations – were hit in the affected area. We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine! We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!