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Russian army is preparing to resume the offensive on Slobozhanskiy direction, - General Staff

Propaganda prepares the population of the Russian Federation for the extension of the war.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine published operational information on 24.00 20.03.2022 regarding the Russian invasion.

"The task of the occupiers to defeat the groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, access to the administrative borders of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the blockade of Kyiv and the establishment of control over the left-bank part of Ukraine is not fulfilled. In part, the enemy managed to achieve the goal in the Donetsk operational area and keep the land corridor in the southern part of Kherson, Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk regions," the statement said.

In Russia itself, propaganda prepares the population for the extension of the terms of war and creates a false imagination about the effectiveness of international sanctions.

During the day, the enemy inflicted missile attacks, actively used means of air attack, especially at "important civilian infrastructure facilities and residential areas of settlements, in order to intimidate the civilian population and reduce the economic potential of Ukraine."

In the Volyn direction, there remains a high probability of provocations by Russian security services at Belarusian facilities in order to engage the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus into a military operation against Ukraine.

In the Polissia direction, the enemy did not carry out any active offensive actions. Buttons up at the captured tracers and conducts preparations for the offensive on Kyiv. Due to the active actions of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the occupiers are blocked in certain directions.

In the Siversk direction, the enemy continues to regroup and concentrate forces and means to resume offensive actions. But he is unable to organize quality logistics support of the units and engineering equipment of occupied positions.

In Slobozhanskiy direction, the enemy did not conduct active offensive actions, trying to carry out hidden preparations for the resumption of the offensive actions.

In Donetsk and Luhansk directions, seven enemy attacks were successfully repulsed, 12 tanks, 9 IFVs, 3 cars, and about 170 people of troops were destroyed. Air defense units shot down 1 enemy Su-34 and 1 occupier helicopter (losses are specified).

The enemy continues to inflict air strikes on the civil infrastructure of Mariupol, in particular, the Azovtsal Iron and Steel Works. Unsuccessfully conducts assault on the western and eastern surrounding areas, towards the central part of the city.

There are no significant changes in the Tavrian direction. In order to prevent rallies in the occupied settlements moved units of the Rosgvardia, trying to carry out punitive measures against civilians in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions. "

The General Staff also reports that the Russians are trying to create an occupation administration in temporarily controlled territories and fight against the centers of national resistance.

"In the South Bug direction, the enemy is demoralized, there are multiple cases of abandonment of defensive positions, weapons and equipment."

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