Kateryna Tyshchenko – Friday, 6 May 2022, 18:51
Armed Forces of Ukraine regained control over the towns of Oleksandrivka, Fedorivka, Ukrainka, Shestakovo, Peremoha, and part of Cherkaski Tyshky village.
Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, information as of 18:00 on Friday, 6 May
Quote from the General Staff: “Units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine regained control over the towns of Oleksandrivka, Fedorivka, Ukrainka, Shestakovo, Peremoha, and part of Cherkaski Tyshky village, following an offensive.”
Details: Russian troops continue to reinforce their military presence on the Slobozhanksyi front. Units of the Eastern Military District garrison are being relocated from the village of Urazovo in the Belgorod Region of Russia to the territory of Ukraine.
Russian troops are blocking several remote villages and towns in the Kharkiv Region and are carrying out frequent, high-intensity attacks, including attacks with rocket-propelled grenade launchers, on areas where Ukrainian troops are concentrated. Russian troops also launched an offensive on the village of Nova Dmytrivka, but were unsuccessful.
On the Donetsk and Tavriia fronts, Russian troops are firing along the entire line of contact in order to hinder the actions of Ukrainian troops and continue carrying out air and missile strikes.
On the Lyman front, the invader carried out assault operations on the village of Shandryholove. On the Sievierodonetsk front, Russian troops tried to establish control over Rubizhne and Voievodivka, but did not succeed. On the Popasna front, they carried out assault operations on the village of Nyzhnie. On the Avdiivka and Kurakhiv fronts, Russian troops shelled the positions of the Defence Forces of Ukraine.
In Mariupol, the efforts of Russian troops were focused on besieging and attacking Defence Forces units around Azovstal in Mariupol.
The occupiers carried out reconnaissance in force in the village of Prechystivka but were unsuccessful and had to withdraw.
There was no active aggressor activity on the Volyn and Polissia fronts. Units of the Belarusian Armed Forces continued to carry out tasks to cover the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in the Brest and Gomel Regions of Belarus.
Up to 8 Iskander-M operational-tactical missile launchers and up to 6 aircraft of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation remain stationed in Belarus and may be involved in air and missile strikes on Ukraine.
Certain units of the Russian Armed Forces continue to cover the Ukrainian-Russian border in the Bryansk, Kursk, and Belgorod Regions of the Russian Federation. Positions near the border crossing points have been reinforced.
According to the available information, units of the 144th Guards Motor Rifle Division of the 20th Guards Combined Arms Army of the Western Military District are undertaking combat coordination drills in the town of Klintsy, in the Bryansk Region of Russia, in order to join combat action on the territory of Ukraine.
On the Pivdennyi Buh front, there was no active aggressor activity. Russian troops continued firing on the positions of Ukrainian troops and focused their efforts on maintaining the frontiers they hold, replenishing ammunition and reinforcing their positions.
On the Bessarabia front, Russia continues to incite tensions in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova. Military personnel of the operational group of Russian troops are in full combat readiness.
The General Staff also reports that the Russian troops continue to suffer significant losses in personnel and equipment. According to the available information, up to 800 wounded and up to 200 dead Russian soldiers remain in the psychiatric hospital of Malotokmatsky village in the Rostov Region of Russia, which was partially repurposed for the use of the Russian Armed Forces.