On the night of Friday, May 26, the Russians launched another missile and air strike by the "shaheds" on Ukraine. Information on the consequences is currently being clarified.
Over the past day, the enemy launched 4 missile strikes. There is a missile hit from the S-300 on the dam near Karlivka, Donetsk region. As a result, there is a great threat of flooding of other settlements nearby. In addition, the enemy inflicted 55 air strikes. The occupiers also used 36 Iranian strike UAVs "Shahed" - all destroyed by air defense forces. 19 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems were recorded.
This is stated in the morning summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on May 26.
The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupiansk, Liman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mariinsky directions - 22 clashes took place over the past day.
- In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.
- In the Siversky and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy carried out mortar and artillery shelling of the settlements of Senkivka, Snovsk, Hay, Kamianska Sloboda of Chernihiv region; Bachivsk, Khodine, Volodymyrivka, Basivka, Oleksandrivka and Velyka Pysarivka in Sumy region, as well as Strilecha, Krasne, Cherkassky Tyshky, Lukiantsi, Neskuchne, Ternova, Vovchansk, Chuhunovka and Hatne in Kharkiv region.
- In the Kupiansk direction, the enemy does not stop trying to improve its tactical position. Launched airstrikes near Chaikivka and Kyslivka, Kharkiv region. During the day he conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the area of Masyutovka. The enemy shelled Topoli, Fyholivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Masiutivka, Zapadne, Kyslivka in Kharkiv region, and Novoselivske and Stelmakhivka in Luhansk region.
- In the Liman direction, during the day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the area of Bilohorivka, Luhansk region. Near Ivano-Dariivka, Donetsk region, he launched air strikes. Artillery shelling hit Makiivka, Nevske, Dibrova and Bilohorivka in Luhansk region and Ivanivka, Torske, Verkhniokamianske and Spirne in Donetsk region.
- In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy continues to conduct offensive operations in the Bakhmut area during the day. Vasiukivka, Pryvilia, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Stupocki, Predtechyne, Kostiantynivka, Bila Hora, and Pivnichne of Donetsk region suffered from enemy shelling.
- In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the direction of Krasnohorivka. Inflicted air strikes in the area of Avdiivka and Vodiane. He carried out artillery shelling near Avdiivka, Pervomaiske and Karlivka in Donetsk region.
- In the Maryinsky direction, units of the defense forces repelled numerous enemy attacks near the city of Marinka. In the same place, the enemy used aviation for strikes. At the same time, Marinka and Pobeda in Donetsk region were subjected to enemy shelling.
- In the Shakhtarsk sector, the occupiers shelled, in particular, Vuhledar, Prechystivka and Novosilka.
- In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy continues to conduct defensive actions. He conducted air strikes in the areas of Olhivske, Huliaipole, Novodanylivka in Zaporizhzhia region and Novoberyslav in Kherson region. Shelled the settlements of Zelene Pole, Olhivske, Malynivka, Huliaipole, Huliaipilske, Charovne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Shcherbaky, Stepove, Kamianske and Stepnohirsk of Zaporizhia region; Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk region (7 private residential buildings damaged); Zolota Balka, Novooleksandrivka, Havrylivka, Vesele, Kozatske, Lviv, Vysuntsi, Bilozerka, Antonivka, Veletenske of Kherson region and the city of Kherson.
The likelihood of missile and air strikes throughout Ukraine remains high.
Response of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Aviation of the Defense Forces inflicted 5 strikes on areas of concentration of enemy personnel and military equipment.
Also, last day our defenders shot down an enemy Su-25 aircraft.
Ukrainian rocket launchers and artillerymen hit a control point, an anti-aircraft missile system, 2 areas of concentration of manpower, 1 ammunition depot, one radar station and two artillery units in firing positions.
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