The 30th day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion began. The Defence Forces grouping continues to conduct a defense operation in the Eastern, Southeastern, and Northeastern directions.
The joint forces are conducting a sustained defensive operation in the Donetsk, Slobozhansky, and parts of the Tavriya areas in the designated operational zone, focusing their efforts on preventing enemy breakthroughs. So, during the previous day, our soldiers repulsed 9 enemy attacks, destroyed 12 tanks, about 20 units of armored and automotive equipment, and 9 artillery systems.
The enemy lost more than 200 servicemen. Air defense units shot down 2 planes and 2 enemy UAVs.The group of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the previous day hit 6 enemy air targets: 1 plane, 1 UAV, and 4 cruise missiles. The Air Force patrolled the airspace, destroyed the troops and facilities, and fired on the armored personnel carriers, logistics centers, and clusters of enemy troops. In Volyn, the main efforts of the defense forces are focused on covering the state border.
A defense operation continues in the Siverskyi region. A group of troops holds the city of Chernihiv and hinders the advance of the enemy in the direction of Kyiv. At the same time, the grouping of forces and means of defense of the city of Kyiv continues to repel the enemy’s offensive, inflict fire damage on it and maintain all the defined lines of defense.
In the South, the defense operation continues in the designated operational zone, a stabilization operation is underway, and territorial defense tasks are being performed. Russian terrorist forces continue to fight, knowingly violating international humanitarian law and the rules of war. Believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Keep calm! Glory to Ukraine!