Ukraine Defense Ministry:  Russian forces mount further assaults on villages around Sievierodonetsk 

May 30, 2022

 

Day 96

In the Volyn and Polissya directions there are without much change. Until June 4 this year, the Armed Forces of the republic of belarus will continue to check combat readiness.

In the Siversky direction, russian enemy continues to carry out artillery shelling from the territory of the russian federation of Border Areas, namely the settlements of Boyaro-Lezhachi and Manukhivka in the Sumy oblast and Yanzhulivka and Kamenska Sloboda in the Chernihiv oblast.

In the Slobozhansky direction, russian enemy continues to prepare for the offensive, studies the probable ways of advancing, supplying weapons and military equipment and material resources from the territory of the russian federation.

In order to reduce the offensive potential of our troops, it fires down the positions of the Defense Forces with barrel artillery and jet artillery.

russian enemy did not take active action in the Kharkiv direction. The main effort is focused on deterring the actions of Ukrainian units. It fired on civilian infrastructure in the settlements of Odnorobivka, Udy, Ruski Tyshky and Cherkasy Tyshky.

In the Slovyansk direction, russain enemy continues to regroup troops to resume the offensive in the directions of Izyum - Barvinkove and Izyum - Slovyansk. In the direction of the settlement Kurulka russian enemy made an attempt to conduct assault operations, was unsuccessful, retreated to previously occupied positions.

In the Donetsk direction, russian enemy, in addition to artillery shelling, struck air strikes in the areas of Novoselivka and Lysychansk, missile strikes in the areas of Soledar and Siversk.

In the Lyman direction, russian enemy regroups and prepares for the offensive. It tried to reconnoiter the routes of advance through water obstacles.

In the Sievierodonetsk direction, the enemy is conducting assault operations in the areas of the settlements of Sievierodonetsk, Toshkivka and Ustynivka, and hostilities continue.

Fighting continues in the Bakhmut direction in the areas of the settlements of Komyshuvakha, Novoluhanske and Berestove.

In the Avdiivka, Kurakhiv, Novopavliv and Zaporizhzhia areas, the enemy is unsuccessful, trying to strengthen the group and make up for losses due to outdated and restored equipment.

russian enemy did not conduct active hostilities in the South Buh area. It fired on civilian infrastructure in the areas of settlements Posad-Pokrovske, Osokorivka, Novovorontsovka, Blahodatne, Partyzanske and others.

During the successful offensive of the Defense Forces, russian enemy suffered losses and withdrew from the village of Mykolayivka, Kherson oblast, which led to panic among servicemen of other units of the armed forces of the russian federation.

In the Kryvyi Rih direction, the enemy fired artillery at our troops and fought a counter-battery battle.

In the Black and Azov Seas, Black Sea Fleet ships continue to carry out tasks to isolate the combat area, conduct reconnaissance and fire support in the coastal direction. russian enemy is blocking civilian shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.

One carrier of naval-based cruise missiles of the "Caliber" type is ready to use missile weapons in the Black Sea.

In order to ensure the consolidated unit of the Armed Forces of the russian federation, located on the island of Snake, marked the transition in the direction of the island of the landing boat "Dugon" and two anti-sabotage boats "Raptor".

russian occupiers continue to increase the air defense system in the temporarily occupied Crimea. In certain areas, russian enemy deployed additional S-300 anti-aircraft missile divisions of the 4th Army of the Southern Military District to two anti-aircraft missile divisions.

russian occupiers continue to suffer losses on the territory of Ukraine, which leads to a further decline in morale. The number of enemy personnel is constantly increasing, trying in every way to avoid hostilities.