Aiming to destroy Ukraine’s transport infrastructure, the enemy fired missiles at facilities in Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Zakarpattia, Odesa, and Donetsk regions.
“As of 06:00 on May 4, Russian troops do not stop conducting offensive operations in the Eastern Operational Zone in order to establish full control over the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and keep the land corridor with the temporarily occupied Crimea,” the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.
In Slobozhansky direction, the enemy fired artillery and mortars on Kharkiv and Protopopivka, and conducted air reconnaissance in the area of Kutuzivka and Oleksandrivka in Barvinkove district of Kharkiv region.
Russian troops tried to conduct offensive operations in the direction of Dovhenke village but failed.
In Donetsk and Tavriysky directions, invaders fire on the units of Ukrainian troops to restrain their actions.
In Lyman direction, the enemy advances towards the village of Shandryholove, fighting continues. The enemy strengthens the group of troops and intensified air reconnaissance.
The invaders assault the area of Popasna, fighting continues.
In Mariupol, Russian troops continue to launch air strikes and fire on the Ukrainian positions in the area of Azovstal steelworks.
In Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy carried out assault operations in the direction of Orikhiv but failed.
According to the General Staff, more than 100 bodies of mobilized servicemen of the 1st Army Corps eliminated in Zaporizhzhia region were taken to the central morgue in Horlivka, Donetsk region.
In the Southern Buh direction, the enemy used artillery, MLRS, and tanks along the entire line of contact in order to destroy the fortifications of Ukrainian positions. The invaders intensified hostilities near the village of Tomyna Balka.
In Besarabsky direction, the situation remains tense and controlled.
In Volynsky and Polisky directions, the enemy did not take active action, no signs of the formation of offensive groups were detected.
Certain units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus continue to shield the section of the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in Brest and Gomel regions.
In Siversky direction, no signs of a Russian offensive group being formed were detected.
Over the past day, the air defense units of the Air Force and the Land Forces of Ukraine downed seven enemy drones and eight enemy cruise missiles. The data are specified.
In Donetsk and Luhansk regions, 12 enemy attacks were repulsed over the past 24 hours. Six tanks, five artillery systems (including three MLRS), 15 armored combat vehicles, and nine enemy vehicles were destroyed. The enemy suffered losses in other directions as well.