The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00 on May 16, 2022

2022-05-16 04:00:00 | ID: 67531

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

russian enemy does not stop the offensive actions in the eastern operating area. The enemy focused on the Donetsk direction. In the Slobozhansk direction, it tries to restrain the onset of defence forces north of Kharkiv and prevent them from entering the state border of Ukraine. russian enemy is preparing offensive actions by the units concentrated in the area of Izium.

russian aviation affected civil and military infrastructure in the eastern operating area and industrial sites in the depths of the territory of Ukraine.

In Volyn and Polissya directions, russian enemy did not take active actions. The identified units of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus (up to seven battalions) continue to be tasked with covering the site of the Ukrainian-belarusian border.

Until May 21, the next stage of checking the battle readiness of the response forces of the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus will continue. The activity of the mobile radio monitoring complex in the border lane is recorded, including in the territory of Ukraine. It operates to monitor cellular networks.

In the Siversky direction, russian enemy intensified the control of the Ukrainian-russian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions and conducts demonstration actions, in order to maintain the units of defence forces in the direction and prevent their transfer to the eastern operating area. The likelihood of shelling and rocket launchers from the territory of the russian federation continues to remain.

In the Kharkiv direction, russian enemy concentrates basic efforts on maintaining positions and preventing the promotion of our troops towards the state border of Ukraine with the russian federation.

In the Slovyansk direction, russian enemy did not conduct active fighting. It carries out completing and replenishment of losses.

russian invaders fired at artillery on civilian infrastructure in areas of settlements Dovhenke, Ruski Tyshki, Ternova and Petrivka. russian enemy conducted air intelligence with the help of UAV "Orlan-10".

In the Donetsk direction, russian invaders were fired from the entire range of available weapons to aviation, including in order to deplete personnel and destroy the fortifications of our troops.

In the Lyman, Bakhmut and Kurakhiv directions, russain enemy continues to conduct the offensive, the fightings continues.

In the Avdiivka direction, after the loss caused by the Ukrainian Forces, russain enemy went to previously occupied positions.

In the Severodonetsk and Novopavlovsky directions, russian enemy did not conduct an active fighting, it tried to carry out fire damage to the units of Ukrainian troops.

In Mariupol, russian enemy continues massive artillery and aviation strikes. The main efforts of the occupiers focused on the blocking and damage of our units in the area of the Azovstal plant.

In the South Buh direction, russian enemy did not conduct active fighting, carried out shelling of our units with the use of barrel artillery and mortars.

Defence forces were hit by the enemy's positions in the area of Chernobayivka, and losses in live power and equipment. The number is specified.

During the previous day, the Air Defence Forces of the Air Forces and Land Forces of Ukraine units shoot eleven air targets: two helicopters (KA-52 and Mi-28), seven UAVs of operative-tactical level and two rocket missiles.

Air Force of Ukraine aviation in certain directions continued to cause fire strikes from the air on russian enemy, support the fighting of Ukrainian troops and patrol the airspace of Ukraine.

In the Donetsk and Luhansk directions, seventeen enemy attacks were reflected in the last day, three tanks, one artillery system, six units of combat armoured vehicles and an enemy vehicles were destroyed. The losses of the personnel of the russian invaders are specified.

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

Glory to Ukraine!