Ukraine’s General Staff Operational Report: russia is Still Trying to Maintain the Land Corridor With the Temporarily Occupied Ukrainian Crimea

Ukraine’s General Staff Operational Report: russia is Still Trying to Maintain the Land Corridor With the Temporarily Occupied Ukrainian Crimea

Regardless the casualties russian occupiers are unsuccessfully trying to complete the objective to maintaint the ground corridor with the temporarily occupied Ukrainian Crimea. In order to destroy Ukraine’s transport infrastructure, the enemy fired missiles at facilities in Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Zakarpattia, Odesa and Donetsk oblasts

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has published an operational report regarding the situation on Ukrainian frontlines as of 06:00, May 4th.

The 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 with the temporarily occupied Ukrainian Crimea.

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Key points of the report:

  • In order to destroy Ukraine’s transport infrastructure, russian enemy fired missiles at facilities in Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Zakarpattia, Odesa and Donetsk oblasts.
  • Twelve enemy attacks have been repulsed in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts over the past 24 hours, six tanks, five artillery systems (three of them - multiple rocket launchers), fifteen units of armored combat vehicles and nine units of enemy vehicles have been destroyed. The enemy has losses in other areas. The general figures will be announced in a separate summary later.
  • In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy fired artillery and mortar shells at the city of Kharkiv and the village of Protopopivka. Conducted air reconnaissance in the area of Kutuzivka and Oleksandrivka settlements of Barvinkovsky district of Kharkiv oblast. Russians tried to conduct offensive operations in the direction of the settlement of Dovgenke, but were unsuccessful.
  • In the Lyman direction, the enemy is advancing in the direction of the village of Shandrygolove, fighting continues. russian occupiers strengthened the group of troops and intensified air reconnaissance.
  • Occupiers carried out assaults in the area of Popasna, fighting continues.
  • In Mariupol, the russian occupiers continue to launch air strikes and fire at our positions in the Azovstal area.
  • In the direction of the South Buh, in order to destroy the fortification equipment of our positions, the enemy used artillery, rocket-propelled grenade launchers, and armament of tanks along the entire line of contact. It intensified hostilities in the area of the settlement of Tomyna Balka.
  • During the previous day, the air defense units of the Air Force and the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit seven UAVs and 8 enemy cruise missiles, the data are being clarified.

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