​Ukraine’s General Staff Operational Report: Resistance Movement is Growing, russian Forces Replenish Significant Losses

Russian BTR-82A APC destroyed after a failed attack by Ukraine’s troops in Donetsk region
Russian BTR-82A APC destroyed after a failed attack by Ukraine’s troops in Donetsk region

The enemy is taking measures to replenish significant losses of equipment in units of the armed forces of the russian federation conducting hostilities on the territory of Ukraine. Invaiders continuing to focus on establishing complete control over the settlements of Rubizhne and Popasna in the Donetsk region

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has released an operational update on the state of warfare as of 06.00 on May 3, 2022.

According to Ukraine’s General Staff operational report, in the city of Boguchar, Voronezh region, between April 27 and May 2, 2022, seventeen tanks and sixty BMP-1 were taken out of storage. They were sent to the Ukrainian territories temporarily occupied by russian troops.

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Ukraine’s General Staff Operational Report: Resistance Movement is Growing, russian Forces Replenish Significant Losses, Defense Express

Key points of the report:

  • In the Volyn, Polissya and Siversky directions the enemy did not take active actions, no signs of formation of offensive groups were found.
  • In the Slobozhansky direction, invaiders continued shelling the city of Kharkiv and nearby settlements.
  • In the Izyum direction, the enemy exerted active fire on units of Ukrainian troops.
  • In the Donetsk direction, the main efforts of occupiers continue to focus on establishing full control over the settlements of Rubizhne and Popasna and advancing in the direction of the settlements of Lyman and Slovyansk.
  • The enemy did not conduct active hostilities in the South Buh area. It continued to fire on units of Ukraine’s troops along the line of contact.

As the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports, twelve enemy’s attacks have been repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk region in the past 24 hours, six tanks, five artillery systems, twenty-two units of armoured combat vehicles and eight units of enemy vehicles have been destroyed.

Ukraine’s General Staff Operational Report: Resistance Movement is Growing, russian Forces Replenish Significant Losses, Defense Express
The enemy is taking measures to replenish significant losses of equipment in units of the armed forces of the russian federation conducting hostilities on the territory of Ukrain

The enemy also suffered losses in other areas. The resistance movement continues to develop actively in the cities and villages temporarily occupied by russian aggressor.

During the previous day, the Air Defence and Land Forces air defence units hit seven Orlan-10 UAVs and one Forpost UAV.

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russian army uses Orlan-10 UAVs as the main means of conducting reconnaissance and adjusting artillery fire, Defense Express
russian army uses Orlan-10 UAVs as the main means of conducting reconnaissance and adjusting artillery fire

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