15:03 26.03.2022

Aggressor continues to move additional units to Ukraine's territory – AFU General Staff

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Aggressor continues to move additional units to Ukraine's territory – AFU General Staff

The enemy continues a full-scale armed aggression against our state, whose tasks remain unfulfilled, the preparation and movement of additional units of the Eastern Military District to the territory of Ukraine continues, the General Staff of Ukraine said on Saturday.

It is likely that the aggressor will not give up attempts to carry out offensive actions, commit sabotage, launch missile and air strikes against important military and civilian infrastructure.

In Volyn direction, the enemy will not carry out offensive operations. At the same time, the withdrawal from the points of permanent deployment of units of the Belarusian armed forces to the training grounds is noted.

In Polissia direction, the enemy continues shelling settlements, does not take active offensive actions.

In Siversky direction, the enemy did not carry out offensive actions. The enemy concentrated his main efforts on maintaining the previously occupied lines, suffered losses and retreated in separate directions.

In Slobozhansky direction, the enemy holds the previously occupied lines, regroups and builds up the grouping of troops in order to carry out an offensive in certain directions. Continues shelling of Kharkiv.

In Donetsk direction, the enemy concentrated his efforts on holding the occupied position and preparing for the offensive, but he did not succeed in trying to move forward, and suffered losses. The enemy continued to attempt to storm the city of Mariupol, inflicted air strikes and artillery shelling on civilian and military infrastructure. Tried to make a promotion with the aim of occupying the central part of the city.

The enemy continues to concentrate his main efforts on capturing the settlements of Popasna and Rubizhne and preparing for an offensive against Severodonetsk.

In Avdiyivka direction, he carried out assault operations and tried to develop an offensive in the direction of Novobakhmutivka settlement, but was unsuccessful.

The units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled attempts to storm the settlement of Novomayorske and advance in the direction of the settlement of Krasnohorivka. The enemy had no success, suffered significant losses and retreated.

In Tavriysk direction, the enemy continues to take measures to strengthen control over the occupied territories. Carries out filtration measures, makes attempts to introduce a strict administrative-police regime.

The main efforts of the Defense Forces are focused on preventing the advance of the enemy in the directions to Kryvy Rih, Zaporizhia and the defense of the city of Mykolaiv, holding certain sections of the sea coast; protection and defense of critical infrastructure facilities; liberation of the temporarily occupied territories.

In Pivdennobuzky direction, the enemy carried out engineering equipment of positions and carried out artillery shelling of individual units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.