Ukrainian Defence Ministry’s update as of 18:00 28/05/2022

Saturday, May 28, 2022

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FCSD

Warfare news compilation

Today is the ninety-fourth day of the Ukrainian people’s heroic resistance to Russian military invasion.
 
The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas has not undergone any significant changes. Certain units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus continue to perform tasks aimed at protection of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border on a rotating basis, the grouping has been strengthened by units of brigades of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus. The threat of missile and air strikes on favilities in on the territory of Ukraine still remains.
 
In order to ensure enhanced administrative, police and counterintelligence regimes in the Republic of Belarus until August 31, 2022, temporary restrictions have been imposed on entry and stay in the Ukrainian border settlements in the Bragin, Loyiv and Khoiniki districts of Gomel region.
 
In the Sivershchyna area, in order to prevent the transfer of our troops to other threatening directions, the enemy is keeping its troops in a section of the Russian-Ukrainian border in the Bryansk and Kursk regions. The enemy rotates part of the units and improves the engineering equipment of the concentration areas.
 
The enemy fired mortars four times at the positions of the border service units in the areas of the settlements of Seredyna Buda, Stari Vyrky and Znob-Trubichevska. In addition, an operational and tactical aircraft from the airspace of the Kursk region fired a missile at a civilian industrial facility in the Sumy region.

In order to clarify the position of our troops, the enemy conducted air reconnaissance with the help of UAVs in the Chernihiv and Sumy regions.
 
In the Kharkiv-bound direction, enemy units are focussing their main efforts on retaining the occupied positions and preventing the further advance of our troops, with engineering equipment of the positions in the area west of the settlement of Kozacha Lopan being underway.

In the Slovyansk-bound direction, a group of enemy troops are taking measures to resume the offensive in certain areas. The enemy continues to transfer weapons, military equipment and other material resources from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kupyansk district of the Kharkiv region by rail.

After conducting additional reconnaissance with the help of unmanned aerial vehicles, they fired artillery at the positions of our troops in the areas of the settlements of Nova Dmytrovka, Velyka Komyshuvakha, Dovhenke, Dibrova, and struck using helicopters in the area of the settlement of Dovhenke.
 
With the support of artillery, the enemy tried to develop offensive operations in the area of the settlement of Pasika, was unsuccessful and withdrew.

In the Donetsk-bound direction, the aggressor is conducting active hostilities in the Lyman, Severodonetsk, Bakhmut, Kurakhove and Avdiivka areas. The main goal is encircling our troops in the areas of Lysychansk and Severodonetsk and reaching the administrative border of the Luhansk region.
 
In the Lyman-bound direction, enemy units consolidate at the captured frontiers in the settlement of Lyman. Assault aircraft made three air strikes near the village of Dibrova.

In the Severodonetsk-bound direction, with the support of artillery, the enemy troops launched an offensive towards Borivske, suffered losses, and retreated to the previously occupied positions. They conduct reconnaissance of the district in order to identify and suppress elements of the fire system of units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine.

In the Bakhmut-bound direction, the invaders are unsuccessfully trying to improve their tactical positions in the areas of Komyshuvakha and Novoluhanske. Fighting continues.
 
In the Avdiivka-bound direction, the enemy inflicted intense artillery strikes along the entire contact line, and fighting continued. Assault aircraft struck in the areas of Avdiivka, Vesele and Kamyanka.

In the Kurakhove, Novopavliv, and Zaporizhzhia areas, the enemy waged a counter-battery battle and fired on our troops.
 
In the South Buh direction, the enemy is focussing its main efforts on retaining the occupied frontiers.
 
Two carriers of naval cruise missiles of the Caliber type are ready for the use of missile weapons in the Black Sea.

As a result of offensive actions of units of the Defence Forces, the enemy suffered losses and occupied the unfavourable frontiers near Andriyivka, Lozove and Bilohirka, Kherson region. The fighting continues. The Russian occupiers fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Prybuzke, Posad-Pokrovske, Blahodatne, Osokorivka, Novovorontsovka, Novooleksandrivka and others. With the help of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems, the enemy continues strengthening their air defence system.
 
We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Let’s claim victory together!

Glory to Ukraine!