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General Staff reports on frontline situation at beginning of 400th day of full-scale war

The Armed Forces repelled 60 enemy attacks in the east, the Russians are advancing in four areas.

General Staff reports on frontline situation at beginning of 400th day of full-scale war
Photo: Land Forces of the UAF

Over the past day, the enemy launched 5 missile and 25 air strikes, fired 34 times from multiple launch rocket systems. The probability of missile and air strikes throughout Ukraine remains high, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports on Facebook on the morning of the 400th day of the large-scale war.

An air strike on the infrastructure of the towns of Beryslav (Kherson Region) and Druzhkivka (Donetsk Region) wounded civilians and damaged private houses and civilian infrastructure.

The adversary is focusing its main efforts on the offensive operations in Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, and Maryinka areas. Ukrainian Defense Forces units repelled over 60 attacks of the adversary. Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, and Maryinka remain at the epicentre of the fighting.

Volyn, Polissya, Siversk, and Slobozhansk areas: no significant changes in the operational situation, no signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were found. During the day of 29 March, the enemy shelled the vicinities of settlements of Chernatske, Esman, Kucherivka, Bilopillya, Volfyne, Basivka (Sumy Region), as well as vicinities of more than 15 settlements in Kharkiv Region. Among them are: Udy, Strilecha, Hlyboke, Krasne, Pishchane, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Bochkove, and Komisarove.

Lyman area: during the day of 29 March, the adversary attempted to advance in the vicinity of Stelmakhivka and Vyyimka, to no success. The vicinities of settlements of Kupyansk, Kolodyazne, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Petropavlivka, Kyslivka (Kharkiv Region), Stelmakhivka, Nevske, Kuzmyne, Bilohorivka (Luhansk Region), Kolodyazi, Spirne, and Siversk (Donetsk Region) were shelled with artillery.

Bakhmut area: Russians make further attempts to seize the town of Bakhmut. During the assault, Ukrainian forces repelled 28 adversary attacks. At the same time, the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensives in the vicinity of Orikhovo-Vasylivka on the day of 29 March. The vicinities of settlements of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Novomarkove, and Oleksandro-Shultyne (Donetsk Region) were shelled by the enemy.

Avdiyivka and Maryinka areas: the adversary conducted offensive operations towards the settlements of Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Severne, Pervomayske, and Maryinka (Donetsk Region). To no success. The invaders shelled Novokalynove, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Severne, Vodyane, Pervomayske, Karlivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobeda, and Novomykhailivka (Donetsk Region), among others.

Shakhtarske area: the enemy shelled the vicinities of Vuhledar, Prechystivka, and Velyka Novosilka during the day of 20 March.

Zaporizhzhya and Kherson areas: the adversary is defending. The enemy shelled the vicinities of more than 20 settlements, including Malynivka, Hulyaypole, Zaliznychne, Novodanylivka, Novoandriyivka, Staroukrayinka, Charivne (Zaporizhzhya Region), Mykhaylivka, Novooleksandrivka, Novoberyslav, Tomaryne, Rozlyv (Kherson Region), and the city of Kherson.

In certain settlements of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Russian invaders continue to exert pressure on Ukrainian citizens and violate human rights. In particular, in Krasnoperekopsk, FSB officers are conducting active counterintelligence measures. They resort to humiliating filtration procedures, stripping, interrogations that involve beating civilians etc.

On 29 March, Ukrainian Air Force launched 5 air strikes on the concentrations of Russian troops. In addition, air defence units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed 1 Russian Su-24M bomber.

During the day of 29 March, Ukrainian missile and artillery troops hit 3 concentrations of enemy troops, weapons, and military equipment, 1 electronic warfare station, 1 ammunition depot, and 2 fuel and lubricant depots of the enemy.

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