Operational information as of 06.00 02.05.2022 regarding the Russian invasion
The sixty-eighth era of the heroic opposition of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion began.
The Russian Federation 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 enemy remains threatened by missile strikes on military and civilian infrastructure from the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
In the Seversky direction, the enemy fired mortars at the positions of our troops in the Senkivka area of the Chernihiv region.
Intensified administrative-police and counter-intelligence regimes have been established in the Bryansk region bordering Ukraine. Checkpoints are located on the main roads and near the settlements.
In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy group continues to shell the city of Kharkiv and the settlements of Uda and Prudyanka.
The 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 occupying forces is conducting offensive operations along almost the entire line of contact.
In the Lyman direction, the enemy fired on the units of our 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, the enemy focused its main efforts on taking control of Rubizhne and preparing for the attack on Severodonetsk.
In the Popasna direction, the enemy tried to improve the tactical position in the Popasna area. He strengthened his troops by moving one battalion tactical group from the Mariupol direction.
In order to increase the air defense system, the enemy deployed additional anti-aircraft missile systems in the temporarily occupied and temporarily occupied territories of Luhansk and Zaporizhia regions.
In the Tavriya and Pivdennobuzh directions, the enemy continues to try to improve its tactical position and shelling.
In the Tavriya direction, measures are being taken to regroup enemy units, increase the components of the fire destruction system, and engineer equipment for replenishment of ammunition and fuel and lubricants.
In the South Bug direction, the occupiers are trying to reach the administrative border of the Kherson region, looking for weaknesses in our defense. In the area of Nikolaev the aggressor carried out air reconnaissance with use of three UAVs. He fired artillery at the positions of our units.
During the previous day, air defense units hit ten Orlan-10 UAVs.
The enemy suffers significant losses, especially in artillery and on land. In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts alone, ten attacks by the 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.
The night in Mariupol was restless - the enemy's artillery was beating on Azovstal, but it became quieter in the morning, - the commander of the 12th brigade of the National Guard Denis Schlega on the UA marathon together.
"About 200 people (including almost 20 children) remained on the territory of the enterprise, but the exact date of their evacuation is not yet known," he said.
There are also more than 500 wounded servicemen at Azovstal - they are receiving medical care in very difficult conditions.