The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on May 8, 2022

2022-05-08 04:00:00 | ID: 67464

The seventy-fourth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military invasion continues.

russian enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine.

russian enemy does not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone in order to establish full control over the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and maintain the land corridor between these territories and the occupied Crimea.

The situation in the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions is without significant changes.

There is a threat of missile and air strikes on the territory of belarus on the objects of our state.

Certain units of the Armed Forces of the russian federation continue to carry out tasks to cover the Ukrainian-russian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions.

In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy concentrated its main efforts on preventing the further advance of our troops towards the state border of Ukraine to the north and northeast of the city of Kharkiv. russian enemy carried out artillery shelling in the areas of the settlements of Prudyanka, Slatine and Tsyrkuny. To strengthen the defence in the area of the settlement of Kozacha Lopan, russian enemy carried out measures on the engineering equipment of the positions.

In the Izyum direction, russian enemy concentrated its main efforts on preparations for the continuation of the offensive in the Izyum-Barvinkove and Izyum-Slovyansk directions. In order to strengthen the group from the territory of the russian rederation, russian enemy redeployed two battalion tactical groups from the 35th Combined Arms Army to certain areas. russian enemy carried out artillery shelling of positions of units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine.

To clarify the position of our troops, the enemy continued to conduct air reconnaissance in the areas of the settlements of Izyum and Kamyanka.

In the Donetsk direction, the group of occupying russian troops continues offensive operations in the Lyman, Popasna, Severodonetsk and Avdiivka directions.

In the Kurakhiv direction, with the support of artillery, russian enemy is trying to resume offensive operations in the direction of the village of Novomykhailivka.

In the Lyman direction, as a result of assault, russian enemy captured the northern outskirts of Shandrygolov.

In the Mariupol direction, russian enemy continues to blockade our units in the area of ​​the Azovstal plant and, with the support of artillery and tank fire, carries out assault operations.

russian enemy continues to supply weapons, military equipment, and ammunition, fuel and oil to meet the needs of the group of russian troops in this direction.

In the South Buh and Tavriya directions, a group of occupying russian troops with the support of aviation strikes at military and civilian targets, regroups and strengthens units, and increases the system of fire damage and logistics.

In the Kryvyi Rih direction, russian enemy used the Orlan-10 UAV to detect the positions of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The situation in the Bessarabian direction remains tense. Armed formations in the transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova and units of the operational group of russian troops are in full combat readiness.

Ships of the Black Sea Fleet of the russian federation in the Black and Azov Seas continue to perform tasks to isolate the area of hostilities, reconnaissance and fire support in the coastal direction.

During the previous day, one Mi-28H helicopter, seven "Orlan" UAVs, two "Forpost" UAVs and two cruise missiles were hit by anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In addition, two Orlan-type UAVs were destroyed by anti-aircraft missile units of the Land Forces.

In the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, defenders of Ukraine repulsed nine enemy attacks, destroyed nineteen tanks, twenty units of armoured combat vehicles, four special armoured vehicles, six vehicles and one unit of enemy special engineering equipment.

We keep the line! We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Together to victory!

Glory to Ukraine!