• Українською
  • Operational information on the #russian_invasion as of 12:00 on March 22
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 22 March 2022 12:43

    The twenty-seventh day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion continues.

    The enemy continues to conduct full-scale armed aggression against our state. The tasks set by the criminal military-political leadership of russia to the group of occupying troops of the armed forces of the russian federation remain unfulfilled.

    Due to the lack of success of the ground phase of the operation, the enemy continues to actively launch missile and bomb strikes on important military and civilian infrastructure using operational and tactical aircraft, high-precision missile weapons and indiscriminate munitions.

    The enemy is trying to form and move reserves to the borders of Ukraine. According to the available information, a joint unit of servicemen of several military units is being formed at the permanent deployment point of the 200th separate motorized infantry brigade of the Northern Fleet (Pechenga settlement).

    Due to the unsatisfactory level of personnel of the 1st Army Corps in the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region, representatives of the russian federation continue active measures to forcibly mobilize the local population in the cities of Horlivka, Yenakiieve and nearby settlements. After undergoing a rapid training course, the occupiers plan to reinforce the units with heavy casualties near Avdiivka and Izyum.

    No active offensive actions of the enemy were recorded in the Polissya direction. Regrouping, consolidation on the occupied frontiers and logistical support of the troops are carried out.

    In the Northern direction, some units of the Central Military District continue to regroup and concentrate forces and means to resume offensive operations.

    In the direction of Chernihiv, the enemy is not conducting active offensive operations, continues artillery shelling of positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the city of Chernihiv. No changes in the composition of forces and the nature of the actions of the occupying forces were noted.

    In the direction of Brovary, the enemy continues to regroup in order to resume offensive operations. Logistical support of divisions and engineering equipment of occupied positions continues.
    Units of the Western Military District did not carry out active offensive operations in the Slobozhansky direction. In the direction of Kharkiv and Izyum, the enemy is trying to take measures to restore the units that lost their combat capability, at the expense of separate units of the Baltic and Northern Fleets. Massive artillery shelling of Kharkiv continues.

    In the Donetsk direction, the enemy focused its efforts on capturing the cities of Rubizhne, Severodonetsk, Popasna, Vugledar, and Mariupol.

    In the area of the settlement of Kreminna the enemy didn't carry out active actions. The forces of the 2nd Army Corp continue to consolidate in the area of the settlement of Pshenichne.
    In the area of the settlement of Yampil, a separate unit of the 150th Motorized Rifle Division, the enemy carried out fire on the units of our troops in order to ensure further advance in the direction of the settlement of Torske. It was not successful.

    In the direction of Donetsk - Mariyinka made an attempt to attack. It was unsuccessful, suffered heavy losses, and retreated.

    The russian occupiers are trying to carry out artillery shelling and assault operations in the city of Mariupol.

    No changes in the composition and position of the enemy are recorded in the Tavriya direction. In the Kherson oblast, in the areas of the settlements of Kalanchak, Radensk, Brylivka and Tarasivka, Rosguard units carried out filtering measures to search for places to store small arms.

    In the Pivdenny Bug direction, the enemy attempted to carry out assault operations in the area of the settlement of Oleksandrivka, but was unsuccessful. In the area of the settlement of Bereznuvate, he conducted reconnaissance in battle, suffered casualties and withdrew.

    We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine! Keep calm! Ukraine is on our shoulders! Glory to Ukraine!