The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has released operational information as of 24.00 on 6 March 2022 regarding the Russian invasion. According to the General Staff, the enemy continues the offensive operation, focusing on the encirclement of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, and Mykolayiv, towards the administrative borders in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, creating a land corridor from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to Mariupol - Novoazovsk. The General Staff also notes that the Russian army has started accumulating resources to storm Kyiv.
At the same time, the occupiers did not stop trying to prepare for the attack in the Polissia, Siversk, Donetsk, and Tavriya directions.
In the Polissya direction, the enemy is trying to establish complete control over the cities Bucha and Irpin and get closer to the capital of Ukraine.
In the area of Irpin, the enemy is advancing tank and motorized infantry units.
The supply of fuel and other material resources for the occupying forces keep coming from the territory of the Republic of Belarus through the Chornobyl area.
In the Siversk direction, the occupiers are trying to get a tactical advantage and reach the eastern outskirts of Kyiv through Brovarskyi and Boryspil districts, as well as to establish control over Chernihiv and Sumy.
After the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine inflicted significant damage to the places of accumulation of the enemy's weapons in the areas of Nova Basan and Skrypali, the enemy is now redeploying additional forces to replenish human resources and military equipment.
In the Tavriia direction, the occupiers lead the offensive with up to three BTG (battalion tactical group) in the direction to Zaporizhia. The enemy managed to restore the movement of trains on the Antonov railway bridge across the Dnipro river.
In addition, the advance of enemy units continues in the northeastern direction along the river Ingul. BTG forced the river and occupied the village Kashpero-Mykolaivka.
The Defense Forces continue to conduct defense operations in the South, East, and North directions. In the course of warfare, the city of Chuhuiv was liberated. The occupiers suffered heavy losses in personnel and military vehicles and equipment. Lieutenant Colonel Dmitry Safronov, Commander of the 61st Separate Marine Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, and Lieutenant Colonel Denys Gliebov, Deputy Commander of the 11th Separate Airborne Assault Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, were killed.