The 218th day of heroic resistance to the russian full-scale invasion has begun. The enemy continues to focus its efforts on attempts to fully occupy Donetsk Region and retain the seized territories, as well as disrupt the active actions of the Defence Forces in certain areas, the morning report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine states.
The enemy continues to focus its efforts on attempts to fully occupy the Donetsk Region and hold the captured territories, as well as disrupt the active actions of the Defence Forces in certain areas. The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line, conducting aerial reconnaissance. Strikes civilian infrastructure and peaceful residential areas, violating international humanitarian law, laws and customs of war. There remains the threat of air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine.
Over the past day, the enemy launched 3 missile and 8 air strikes, carried out more than 82 MLRS attacks on military and civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine. More than 28 settlements were affected by enemy strikes. In particular, Siversk, Bilohorivka, Yuryivka, Maryinka, Kryvyi Rih, Vyshchetarasivka, Mykolayiv and Ternovi Pody.
The situation in the Volyn and Polissya areas has not changed significantly.
In other areas, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars, barrel and rocket artillery:
in the Siverskyi area - in the areas of Senkivka and Bleshnya settlements of Chernihiv Region, as well as Seredyna Buda, Havrylova Sloboda, Khliborob, Myropilske and Ryasne of Sumy Region;
in the Slobozhanskyi area - near the settlements of Strilecha, Sosnivka, Krasne, Hrushivka, Senkove, Dvorichna and Kolodyazne;
in the Kramatorsk area - near Novoselivka, Stariy Karavan, Shchurove, Zakitne, Dibrova, Ozerne and Verkhnyokamianske settlements;
in the Bakhmut area - Soledar, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Odradivka, Zaitseve, Vesela Dolyna, Toretsk, Opytne, Ivanovske, Yakovlivka, Bilohorivka and Vesele;
in the Avdiyivka area - Avdiyivka, Berdychiv, Pisky, Pervomaiske and Maryinka.
The enemy did not conduct active operations in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhya areas. At the same time, it carried out artillery shelling near Novoukrainka, Neskuchne, Vremivka, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipole, Charivne, Chervone, Novopole and Uspenivka.
Areas of about 25 settlements along the contact line were shelled in the South Buh area. To conduct reconnaissance, adjust fire and strike at civilian infrastructure objects, the enemy made more than 45 sorties of UAVs in this area.
Russian military leadership continues to take measures to replenish manpower losses, in particular, to equip its units at the expense of prisoners. According to available information, about 400 people of the specified category arrived at the educational center in the territory of Rostov Region. Their preparation will last until September 30 this year.
Also, the enemy continues to send newly demobilized, low-skilled personnel to the areas of hostilities. So, on September 26, 7 units of tanks went to Lyman in Donetsk Region, 2 of which were involved in a road accident during the pursuit. In addition, the formed crews also did not undergo proper fire training using standard tank weapons.
It is known that two thousand people mobilized from Crimea were sent from Sevastopol to Kherson Region on September 27. In addition, the military commissars in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea received an order regarding the priority of conscription of Crimean Tatars into the ranks of the russian occupying forces.
The enemy continues to suffer losses. On September 27 of this year, in Zaporizhzhya Region, in the Tokmak settlement area, the Defence Forces destroyed three S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems. The sanitary and irreversible losses of the enemy's personnel are specified.
Over the past day, units of the Defence Forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Zayitseve, Mayorsk, Zalizne, Bakhmutske, Odradivka, Mykolaivka Druha, Ozeryanivka, Pervomaiske, Pobyeda, Novomykhailivka, Pavlivka, and Bezimenne.
To support the actions of the land groups, the Air Force of the Defence Forces carried out 16 strikes during the day. The defeat of three strongholds, ten places of accumulation of weapons and military equipment, as well as three anti-aircraft missile systems of the enemy was confirmed. In addition, our air Defence units, in different areas, shot down 4 UAVs and 4 X-59 guided air missiles.
Missile troops and artillery continue to inflict fire damage on enemy facilities. In particular, during the day, two command posts, seven areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment of the enemy, one repeater station, three electronic warfare stations, two warehouses with ammunition and one with fuel and oil were affected.