Kyiv continues to repel the enemy’s offensive, inflict fire damage on it, and hold all the defined lines of defence.
According to the operation information as of 06:00, March 25, the Defence Forces grouping continues to conduct a defence operation in the Eastern, Southeastern and Northeastern directions, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.
As noted, the Joint Forces conduct a sustained defensive operation in Donetsk, Slobozhansky, and part of Tavriysky direction in the designated operational zone, focusing their efforts on preventing enemy breakthroughs.
Over the past day, Ukraine soldiers repulsed 9 enemy attacks, destroyed 12 tanks, about 20 units of armoured and automotive equipment and 9 artillery systems. The enemy lost more than 200 servicemen. Ukraine’s air defence units shot down 2 enemy aircraft and 2 UAVs.
The group of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit six enemy air targets over the past day: 1 aircraft, 1 UAV and 4 cruise missiles. The Air Force patrolled the airspace, destroyed the troops and facilities, and fired on the armoured personnel carriers, logistics centres, and clusters of enemy troops.
In Volyn, the main efforts of the defence forces are focused on covering the state border.
A defence operation continues in Siversky direction. A group of troops holds the city of Chernihiv and hinders the advance of the enemy in the direction of Kyiv.
At the same time, the grouping of forces and means of defence of the city of Kyiv continues to repel the enemy’s offensive, inflict fire damage on it and maintain all the defined lines of defence.
In the South, the defence operation continues in the designated operational zone, a stabilization operation is underway, and territorial defence tasks are being performed.
russian terrorist forces continue to fight, knowingly violating international humanitarian law and the rules of war.
As reported, on March 24, Russian large landing ship “Saratov” was destroyed in a strike on the enemy-occupied port of Berdyansk. Large landing ships “Tsezar Kunikov” and “Novocherkassk” were damaged.