Ukraine's General Staff Operational Report: Occupiers Active in Slobozhansky and Donetsk Directions, but Suffering Significant Losses

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: May 10 2022 at 10:46 pm

Invaders continue to incur defeats on Ukrainian territory. As a result of substantial casualties in the Kharkiv region, units of the 138th separate mechanized brigade of the 6th Combined Arms Army of the Western Military District were withdrawn from Ukraine to the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation, according to available information. A major portion of the contract's surviving military members wrote dismissal reports.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has released an operational update on the state of warfare as of 18.00 on May 10, 2022

Invaders continue to execute full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine, according to Ukraine's General Staff operational report. The enemy's strategic offensive activities in the Eastern Operational Zone are picking up speed. It fires along the entire line of contact and in the depths of Ukraine's troops' defences. The occupants are most active in the Slobozhansky and Donetsk directions. Missile strikes on civilian and military facilities are quite likely.

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As a result of coordinated actions of the personnel of the units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region, the settlements of Cherkasy Tyshky, Rusky Tyshky, Rubizhne and Bayrak were liberated.

Key points of the report:

  • The adversary did not take aggressive action in the Volyn and Polissya directions.
  • As part of the combat readiness check, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus moved military equipment, and the rotation of some units involved in reinforcing the defense of the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel districts was completed.
  • In the Siversky direction, russians continue to provide enhanced protection of the Ukrainian-russian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions. It fired mortars in the border areas near Karpovychi and Senkivka in the Chernihiv region.
  • The enemy did not launch any active assault actions in the direction of Slobozhansky. It is still taking steps to reorganize existing units. It carries out engineering and fortification of advanced positions, strengthens the air defense system, and expands the medical support system.
  • The enemy also deployed up to 500 mobilized people from the temporarily controlled area of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to Kharkiv oblast in order to hinder the advance of units of Ukraine's Defense Forces and to boost its soldiers.
    The enemy continued to create favorable conditions for the offensive in the direction of Izyum.
  • It replenished ammunition and logistics, conducted advanced position engineering, and increased air reconnaissance.
  • The enemy is attempting to gain a footing in the Oleksandrivka settlement area, and is conducting assault operations in the Shandryholove settlement area, Donetsk region, with no results.
  • Occupiers attempted assault operations in the Donetsk direction, targeting the town of Maryanka, the towns of Kamyanka, Yasynuvata district, and Novomykhailivka, Pokrovsky district, Donetsk oblast. They were unable to succeed.
  • The enemy continues to concentrate its efforts in Mariupol on halting and eliminating our units in the vicinity of the Azovstal complex. It performs assault operations with the help of artillery and tank fire.
  • The situation in Zaporizhzhya and South Buh has remained relatively unchanged.

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