DENYS KARLOVSKYI – Saturday, 21 May possibly 2022, 18:38
MAP OF HOSTILITIES IN DONBAS. Picture: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS
Russian occupying forces are getting ready to resume offensive operations from Izium to Sloviansk.
Source: evening summary of the Basic Staff members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for 21 Could
Quote: “The occupying forces are preparing to resume their offensive on the Sloviansk entrance. In the course of the day, the enemy carried out artillery shelling in the regions of Velyka Komyshuvakha and Dovhenke in Kharkiv Oblast.
On the Slobozhansk front, the enemy carries on to carry out hostilities in order to keep the occupied frontiers. In buy to stop our troops from reaching the state border, they released air strikes and fired artillery at the spots of Chornohlazivka, Prudianka, Dementiivka and Ternova.”
Details: Russian troops are also planning for an offensive on the Lyman entrance.
On the Donetsk entrance, the enemy is hoping to split through the Ukrainian troops’ line of defence and reach the administrative border of Luhansk Oblast.
Supported by aircraft and artillery, they carried out assault operations in the spots of Lypove, Vasylivka, Marinka and Novomykhailivka in Donetsk Oblast, but devoid of results.
The Russians launched air and artillery strikes on civilian targets in Bakhmut and Vrubovka. An air strike was also introduced on Mykilskyi in the Volnovakha district.
The aggressor did not have out offensive operations on the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia fronts. Civilian infrastructure was shelled in the spots of Vremivka in Donetsk Oblast, and Olhivske, Zatyshshya, Guliaypole, Orikhiv, Novodanylivka and Kamianske in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
On the Pivdennyi Buh, Siversk, Volyn and Polissia fronts, the condition has not altered drastically.
In Chernihiv Oblast, Russian invaders fired on the settlements of Semenivka, Bleshnia and Hirsk. Missile strikes had been individually released on targets in the Poltava and Zhytomyr areas.
Ukrainian intelligence continues to file that the Russian command is carrying out covert mobilisation to rotate troops that have suffered losses during the hostilities versus the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Compulsory actions to enlist adult men from the briefly occupied territories of Ukraine are also continuing.
Less than the slogan of “nationalisation”, Russian invaders are looting the residence of telecommunications businesses in the occupied territories of the southern oblasts of Ukraine.
In its morning summary, the General Workers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine noted the aggressor’s designs to assault Sloviansk from the east – from the side of Siversk on the border of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
As of the morning of 21 Might, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have killed 28,500 Russian soldiers and destroyed 1,278 tanks, 3,116 armoured beat vehicles and 462 drones.