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Russia has attracted an additional tank battalion to the Zaporizhzhia direction - the General Staff

Training of armed forces continues in Belarus.

Russia has attracted an additional tank battalion to the Zaporizhzhia direction - the General Staff

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, russia reinforced its units with a formed tank battalion of T-62 tanks.

This was reported in the General Staff of the Armed Forces.

Tactical exercises of armed forces are underway in Belarus in the Brest region. And in the Transnistrian region of Moldova, although the level of the terrorist threat has been reduced, the personnel of the russian troops continue to serve in an intensified mode.

According to the General Staff, the situation in other areas as of 18.00 on 26 May is as follows:

  • in Siversky direction, the occupiers involved units of air troops to strengthen the protection of the border.

  • in Slobozhansk direction the invaders did not carry out active offensive operations.

  • in Kharkiv and Slovyansk, the russians are trying to hold their ground. Ukrainian defenders are being shelled and Orlan-10 is conducting air reconnaissance. The routes of possible deployment of units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine were also remotely mined. With the support of the artillery, they launched an offensive in the direction of the settlement of Bogorodichne but were unsuccessful, so they retreated to their former positions.

  • In the Donetsk direction, the russian Federation continues to shell units of Ukrainian troops, launch missile strikes, conduct reconnaissance, increase air support, regroup troops, and move reserve units here.

  • in Lyman, the invaders fired on the Defense Forces in the Lake District and south of the village of Lyman.

  • on Severodonetsk the enemy is attacking in the directions of the settlements of Severodonetsk and Borivske. It is not successful. And in the direction of the settlement Ustynivka, has partial success. In order to disrupt logistics and prevent the manoeuvre of Ukrainian troops, the enemy fires upon the bridge crossings.

  • in Bakhmut, the russian occupiers are attacking the directions of the settlements of Komyshuvakha, Nyrkove, Berestove, and Bilogorivka. They had no success, lost and left. And in the directions of Pokrovske and Klynove, the enemy has partial success, has seized the settlement of Midna Ruda and carries out regrouping.

  • in the Avdiivka direction, the russians tried to resume the offensive but were unsuccessful.

  • no active hostilities were conducted in the Kurakhiv, Novopavliv, and Zaporizhzhia areas.

  • in Pivdennyy Bug direction, the invaders conduct air reconnaissance. Their engineering units carried out activities to mine the coast of the Kakhovka Reservoir.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine also added that in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, the occupation authorities have intensified the broadcasting of propaganda information materials through available and special means of television and radio broadcasting.

“Ukraine's defence forces are inflicting losses on the enemy in all directions and are ready for any changes in the operational situation,” the Ukrainian command said.

Also as stated earlier, the self-proclaimed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko ordered the creation of a new operational direction of the Belarusian Armed Forces in the Ukrainian direction - the southern wing.

According to the Ministry of Defense, the russian Federation has used all forces and means to capture the territory and encirclement our troops. The fighting reached its maximum intensity.

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