Russian invasion of Ukraine: tanks and rocket attacks on the cities. Breaking news - Фото

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02.05.2022, 02:04
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Early in the morning of February 24, 2022, Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion. Ukraine repulses the enemy. As of April 28, 2022, more than 22800 russian servicemen, thousands of units of military equipment (187 planes, 155 helicopters, 970 tanks, 2389 armored vehicles, 1688 machines, 582 artillery / rocket artillery systems, 8 ships and more) have been eliminated.


The invaders may prepare provocations in the Luhansk Region, intending to use Ukrainian military uniforms to pass checkpoints and then open fire on the Ukrainian defenders, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhiy Haidai said on the air of the national TV marathon.


According to Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Oleksii Arestovych, the invaders’ advance in the Izyum direction has slowed down “very much”. The enemy is suffering heavy losses, and there have been no reinforcements from the Russian territory for four days already, he said during the stream on the Feygin Live YouTube channel.


In his interview for Feygin LIVE, Arestovych spoke about three strikes the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out on the command station of the 2nd Army of the Russian Federation, the Russian airborne troops HQ near Izyum, and the occupiers’ HQ in the direction of Pervomaisk. He said it meant 400–600 dead invaders, including senior-rank army officers.


During his phone conversation with Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Zaluzhnyi said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine have to phase out Soviet arms and equipment in favour of NATO-supplied ones.


Angelina Jolie at the Lviv railway station during an air raid alert.


The occupiers are robbing farmers in the temporarily occupied Melitopol District of the Zaporizhzhia Region if they refuse to collaborate, Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Operation reports.


The Kharkiv Regional Military Administration has shared photos from the liberated village of Kutuzivka, which was under Russian occupation for two months.


The Joint Forces Operation troops have fended off 9 enemy attacks today,

destroying 8 tanks, 1 artillery system, 24 armoured equipment, 1 specialized combat vehicle, and 5 motor vehicles, including 2 refuellers.

Also, 2 Su-25 warplanes and 4 Orlan-10 drones have been shot down in the skies of Ukrainian Donbas.


Ukraine hopes that China will urge Russia to cease fire, Dmytro Kuleba said in an interview for the Xinhua News Agency. He also expressed conviction that the official Beijing will not “add fuel to the fire as to the Russia’s war on Ukraine”.


Nine civilians were injured in Donbas today as a result of enemy shelling, including four children, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavlo Kyrylenko informs. One person died in Bakhmut, and the information about three people killed in Mariupol is being verified.


"Public" showed a video from the liberated Russian Lozova in the Kharkiv region:


The mayor of Lviv asked not to inquire him for Angelina Jolie's phone number. He doesn't have it. Sadovyi said that it would be better to give donations to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


Finland is preparing to stop natural gas supplies from Russia in May, Helsingin Sanomat reports.


On Saturday, stable supplies of electricity resumed in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, the press service of Ukrenergo reports. For this, the last power line necessary for this was put into operation during the day.


Irina Vereshchuk showed Ukrainians released from Russian captivity. Among them, seven soldiers. One of the military women in the fifth month of pregnancy.


The invaders plan to storm the Dnepropetrovsk region. To do this, they have already collected aircraft, a military man from the "DPR" terrorist organization said in a conversation intercepted by Ukrainian intelligence.



In many settlements in the temporarily occupied Kherson region, mobile communications and the Internet have disappeared, according to the local publication Most. Only Kyivstar works in Genichesk.


The evacuation of 20 civilians from Mariupol has begun from "Azovstal", Svyatoslav Palamar, commander of the Azov regiment, said. They were taken out from under the rubble - women and children. People should be evacuated to Zaporizhia. Currently, the Azov military continues to get people out of the rubble. Information about the progress of the evacuation in the video message.


A fighter of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, whose unit is now fighting near Izyum, showed a photo of what the land looks like after the attacks of the Russians. There the Ukrainian military repelled the assault of the Russian army.
"I want you to be proud of our army. We are fighting for our country. For our home. Believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine," the Ukrainian military said.


The evacuation from Popasna has been suspended because the saboteurs shot the buses yesterday, Luhansk Regional State Administration head Serhiy Haidai reports. We are currently looking for a new route and checking its safety. Today 40 people were deported from Lysychansk and Severodonetsk.


The Air Force Command has refuted “The Times” information about the "ghost of Kyiv". They stressed that Stepan Tarabalka was not a "ghost" and did not shoot down 40 planes of the occupiers. "The Ghost of Kyiv" is most likely the collective image of the pilots of the 40th Tactical Aviation Brigade, who are defending the sky of the capital, the Ukrainian Armed Forces reports.


Russian occupiers are brutally torturing and killing Ukrainian prisoners of war. They even sent to the mother of one of the Azov Regiment fighters a photo of her dead son, Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova reported.


The occupiers launched a missile strikes from the Bastion complex at the Odessa airport from the occupied Crimea, mayor of regional military administration, Maxim Marchenko, report. No one was injured in the strikes.


Angelina Jolie visited a hospital and boarding school in Lviv. She spoke with children affected by the occupiers' missile strike at the Kramatorsk railway station and volunteers at the station. Jolie promised to come again.


Evening summary from the General Staff:

- The Armed Forces of Ukraine regained control in the settlements of Verkhnya Rohanka, Ruska Lozova, Slobidske and Prilesne in the Kharkiv region.

- The main efforts of the enemy are focused on conducting offensive operations in the Lyman, Severodonetsk, Popasna and Kurakhiv areas in order to take full control of the settlements of Rubizhne, Popasna.

- The occupiers are trying to attack the Izyum-Barvinkove and Izyum-Slovyansk directions.

- In the Kharkiv region, Russians are forcibly deporting people to Russia. The occupiers are spreading misinformation about the capture of Kharkiv, Kyiv and Zaporizhia.

- In the Donetsk direction, fighting is going on almost along the entire line of contact.

- In the Mariupol direction, Russia continues to beat the city by aircraft, trying to block Ukrainian units near the Azovstal plant.

- In the Zaporozhye direction the Russian army is regrouping.

- Russian Iskander-M missile systems have been deployed in Belarus. The threat of missile and bomb strikes on military and civilian infrastructure remains.


The Armed Forces destroyed the  drone “Orlan-10" of Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Donetsk region. The press service of the Allied Forces said that the occupiers "have a hard time with their drones" and joked that “now they are waiting in the sky for "combat hang gliders or tactical balloons with kites."


Podoliak refuted Lavrov's statement yesterday. The adviser to the head of the President's Office said in a comment to that the abolition of sanctions were not discussed against Russia, because the reasons for their imposition have not been eliminated.


The occupiers launched a missile strike on the Odessa region. The runway of the Odessa airport is damaged, it is impossible to use, the operational command "South" reports.


Ukrzaliznytsia has canceled the running of some suburban trains cause the introduction of curfew in Zaporіzhia from 17:00 on May 1 to 5:00 on May 2. You can see changes in the train schedule here.


A representative of the German opposition criticized Olaf Scholz for "indecision" in providing weapons to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. CSU leader Marcus Zeder said such a  position "does not meet Germany's claims to leadership in the European Union."


The Azov Regiment showed a russian tank firing closely at a residential building in Mariupol.


Another video of UN Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie speaking with refugees at the train station in Lviv.


Free English language courses for Ukrainian refugees from the British Wirral Met College. The courses are available for all adult Ukrainians and their family members staying in the UK under the “Ukraine Family Scheme” and “Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme” programs.


Today we’ve managed to exchange 14 prisoners of war: 7 military and 7 civilians. One of the military women is in her fifth month of pregnancy. This was reported by the Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk.


Angelina Jolie arrived in Ukraine with a humanitarian mission. She met the passengers of the evacuation train from Pokrivsk at the Lviv railway station.


The so-called mobilization continues in the temporarily occupied Districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to the Ministry of Defense. The occupying authorities have abolished medical examinations of the personnel and "conscripts" will not be able to prove their unfitness for service. "Mobilization" can be avoided only for a bribe of 5 to 75 thousand russian rubles. This was reported by the ombudsperson of Ukraine Lyudmila Denysova.


The Ministry of Defense does not rule out the option of continuing a full-scale war by the russian federation against Ukraine, where the authorities of the occupying country will announce mobilization in russia. Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk believes that this will depend on the developments in the battle for Donbass.


Destruction of explosive devices extracted by pyrotechnics of the Mobile Rescue Center of the SES of Ukraine in Kyiv region. ❗️Remember! Avoid unexploded ordnance and under no circumstances pick it up. Report all such findings to 101.


Today, the evacuation from Mariupol to the territories controlled by Ukraine will possibly take place, Petro Andryushchenko, an adviser to the mayor, wrote with caution. 

He said that the occupiers allowed movement between the Left Bank district and other areas of the city on the right bank. However, the occupiers set up additional checkpoints for enhanced control.


Ukrainian citizens who lost their jobs during the martial law, will be able to register at an employment center through the application or on the Diya portal. The decision on the simplified application procedure has been adopted today by the government.


US Army soldiers move M113 Armored Personnel Carriers bound for


Law enforcement agencies of Ukraine informed the Secretary of the Security Council of the russian federation of suspected violation of the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine. This was reported by the Office of the Attorney General.


The court has arrested 51 Belarusian tank wagons that crossed the border in Chernihiv region on the eve of the russian invasion - on February 23. They were supplying the invaders in the direction of Chernihiv-Sumy. Investigators of the State Bureau of Investigation found 3,000 tons of Belarusian and russian diesel fuel. The fuel is allegedly intended for use of the oil companies within the sphere of influence of Viktor Medvedchuk


Russian troops are gradually increasing the intensity of the offensive in the East of Ukraine simultaneously in all directions, their greatest activity is in Slobozhansky and Donetsk regions. 

"There are signs of the enemy preparing for an even greater intensification of the war”, Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said at a briefing.


Denmark will transfer appr. 25 Piranha III wheeled armored personnel carriers in the 8x8 version and about 50 M113 G3 DK tracked armored personnel carriers to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, - according to the Danish edition of OLFI and the journalist of the edition Peter Rasmusen.


Ukrainian intelligence received a list of the russian regiment, which operated in the Zaporizhzhia and Mariupol directions. The published list includes 226 russian soldiers of the 291st Guards Motorized Rifle Regiment of the Chechen Republic.


A rally in support of Mariupol called "Right to exist: Mariupol 22" was held in front of the Bundestag in Berlin. Hundreds of people gathered at the main entrance to recall the need to organise green corridors in Mariupol, de-occupy the city and hand over heavy weapons to Ukraine. And also to impose an embargo on Russian energy resources.


Russia again attacked Ukrainian border guard positions in Chernihiv Region. The Russians fired mortars at the area of the Ukrainian checkpoint Senkivka. The occupants fired about 40 mines of 120-mm caliber, the Ukrainian State Border Service reported.


Angelina Jolie is in Lviv, she was spotted in a cafe


The Russian occupiers are so eager to escape from the war in Ukraine that they are ready to hammer shrapnel into their bodies and hope to receive monetary compensation of 3 million rubles for doing so. This became known from an intercepted conversation between the occupiers, published by the Security service of Ukraine.

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