Operational information on 24.00, 23.03.2022 regarding the russian invasion

2022-03-24 00:30:00 | ID: 67012

The 28th day of the Ukrainian people's heroic opposition against russia's military invasion is coming to an end.

The enemy has not fulfilled the task of reaching the administrative borders of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, encircling the city of Kyiv or gaining control of the left bank of Ukraine.

They are not abandoning their attempts of resuming offensive operations with the goal of capturing Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, and Mariupol.

Due to suffering numerous losses of the command of the occupational forces, with the aim of improving their situation on the front, they continue to form and move additional units of armed forces of the russian federation to the Ukrainian borders. According to the available information, with the aim of recovering from the losses of the 144th motorized rifle division of the 20th field army of the Western Military District, contracting measures have been intensified in the military commissariats of the Smolensk region. In order to replenish the occupational forces, soldiers returning from business trips in Syria are also being recruited.

Remains of units of the Eastern Military District and airborne forces are arriving from russia at the border with Ukraine at the Gomel region in the republic of belarus.

No offensive operations were conducted by the enemy in the Volyn direction. There remains the possibility of the involvement of certain units of the armed forces of the republic of belarus in the russian aggression against Ukraine. According to the available data, there are up to 4 BTGs from the armed forces of belarus located near the Ukrainian-belarussian border.

In the Polissya direction the enemy has intensified air reconnaissance in the settlements of Glibivka, Lutizh, Lebedivka. Along the line of contact the enemy continues to supply the engineering of positions and installation of minefields. Over the course of the day the enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of Kalynivka, Horinka, Pushcha-Vodytsia, Novi Petrivtsi, Pomannivka and the northeastern outskirts of Kyiv.

In the northern direction the enemy, with the help of separate units of the Central Military District, continues to concentrate its efforts and means in order to attempt to resume offensive operations.

In the Cheriniv directions the enemy is attempting to blockade and occupy the city of Chernihiv, has conducted air reconnaissance of the city's areas, likely with the aim of estimating the result of air strikes and identifying the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' units.

In the Brovary direction the enemy has been stopped. They attempted to break through the defensive positions of our armed forces' troops with the aim of reaching the north-western outskirts of Kyiv, and had no success.

In the Slabozhansk direction the enemy carried out artillery strikes on the city of Kharkiv, but the occupying forces failed to carry out active offensive operations.

In the direction of Sumy, units of the 1st Guards Tank Army did not conduct any active offensive operations. The main efforts were focused on blocking the city, and carrying out artillery and air strikes on civilian infrastructure objects.

In the direction of Izum the occupants made an attempt to break through the defense of our troops in the regions of Donetske, Topollske, Kam'yanka, and the fighting continues.

In the Donetsk direction the enemy is shelling the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the vast majority of directions. The main efforts are being concentrated on seizing the settlements of Rubizhne, Severodonetsk, Popasna, Verkhnyoteretske, Mar'yinka, and Mariupol. Re-grouping and building groups is taking place in order to resume offensive operations. They are actively carrying out reconnaissance and attempting to move forward, bypassing the positions of our troops and places of resistance without engaging in battle.

In the region of Popasna, with the help of artillery, the enemy continued attempts to move further into the city and secure their previously captured positions, but had no success and suffered losses.

They continue to carry out air and artillery strikes on objects of civilian infrastructure of Mariupol, and have had no success.

In the Tavriya direction there have been no changes in the composition oк position of the enemy.

In the South Buh region the enemy continues to supply the engineering of positions. Measures are being taken to restore combat capabilities, replenish ammunition, and fuel and lubricants with the aim or preparation to renew offensive operations.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine, in cooperation with the Defence Forces units are giving the invader worthy rebuff in all directions. The enemy is suffering significant losses in personnel and equipment.

Together we will win! We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Keep calm!

Glory to Ukraine!