Russia - Ukraine war operational update of the General Staff of Ukraine for the last 24 hours of Russia - Ukraine war as of 6:00 a.m., May 27, 2023.
458 day of the russian large-scale invasion has begun.
During the past day, the enemy launched 20 missile strikes. In populated areas of Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions - with the use of 10 Kh-101/Kh-555 air-based cruise missiles (destroyed by our defenders).
The enemy launched a missile attack on the Dnipro twice. First used 7 missiles from S-300/S-400. The second time - hit a medical facility, using "Iskander".
Also, 2 russian anti-aircraft guided missiles hit the city of Avdiivka. In addition, the enemy carried out 68 airstrikes, in particular, used Iranian attack drones of the "Shahed" type on the cities of Merefa and Izyum of the Kharkiv Oblast, and also used guided aerial bombs on the city of Avdiivka and the village of New York. At the same time, he carried out about 89 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas.
Unfortunately, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population, a medical institution in the city of Dnipro, educational institutions in Izyum and New York, residential apartment buildings and private buildings were damaged.
The rescue operation in the polyclinic in Dnipro has been completed, - the State Emergency Service reports. 32 people were injured, 13 of them are still in the hospital, and 5 are in serious condition. 2 dead. A day of mourning has been announced in Dnipro today.
The probability of launching missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.
The enemy continues to concentrate its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lymansk, Bakhmutsk, Avdiivka and Marinsk directions. In general, during the past day, 25 combat clashes took place on the specified areas of the front.
In the Volyn and Poliske directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.
In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy carried out airstrikes on the Strilecha and Zemlianok districts of the Kharkiv Oblast, carried out mortar and artillery attacks on the settlements of Senkivka, Sosnivka, and Zalizniy Myst in the Chernihiv Oblast; Svarkove, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Stari Virky, Pavlivka, Volfine, Basivka, Zapsilya, Myropyllya, Velika Pisarivka of the Sumy Oblast, as well as Odnorobivka, Kozacha Lopan, Strelecha, Hlyboke, Neskuchne, Green, Ternova, Staritsa, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Karaichne, Mala Vovcha, Budarky and Vilkhuvatka in Kharkiv Oblast.
In the Kupyan direction, the enemy does not stop trying to improve the tactical position. Carried out airstrikes near Kislivka, Kotlyarivka, Tabaivka, and Raigorodka in the Kharkiv Oblast. He led unsuccessful offensive actions in the Masyutivka area. Kolodyazne, Dvorichna, Masyutivka, Kislivka, Kamianka of Kharkiv Oblast and Stelmakhivka of Luhansk Oblast were subjected to artillery and mortar shelling.
In the Lyman direction, during the day, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Bilogorivka. There, he carried out an airstrike. Nevske, Dibrova, Belogorivka in the Luhansk Oblast and Verkhnokamianske and Spirne in the Donetsk oblast were hit by artillery fire.
In the direction of Bakhmut, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive actions in the direction of Predtechny. The russian forces carried out airstrikes in the districts of Hryhorivka and Bila Hora. Vasyukivka, Privillia, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Stupochki, Predtechine, Kostyantynivka, Bila Gora and North of the Donetsk oblast were affected by enemy shelling.
In the Avdiivka direction, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the Pervomaisky area, without success. The russian occupiers carried out airstrikes on Avdiivka and Pervomaiske, carried out artillery attacks on the settlements of Avdiivka, Pervomaiske, Karlivka and Nevelske in the Donetsk oblast.
In the Marinka direction, units of the defense forces repelled numerous enemy attacks in the area of the city of Marinka. At the same time, Georgiyivka and Pobeda in the Donetsk oblast also came under enemy shelling.
In the Shakhtarsky direction, the enemy carried out airstrikes in the areas of Vugledar, Prechistivka, and Velika Novosilka, shelling the settlements of Paraskoviivka, Vugledar, and Prechistivka.
The enemy is defending in the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions. He carried out airstrikes near Stepovoy in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast and Zmiivka in the Kherson Oblast. Shelled the settlements of Vremivka and Novosilka of the Donetsk oblast; Olhivske, Gulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Biloghirya, Mala Tokmachka, Mali Shcherbaki and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Zolota Balka, Vesele, Kozatske, Lviv, Antonivka, Kizomys, Stanislav of the Kherson Oblast and the city of Kherson.
Cases of non-compliance with commanders' orders and desertions are increasingly noted in the Russian occupation forces. So, on May 25, 2023 about 20 ex-prisoners, who had recently undergone accelerated training and arrived to strengthen the unit located in the area of the settlement of Svatove, stole a KamAZ car and left in an unknown direction. At this time, their whereabouts have not been determined, the search is ongoing.
Over the past day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces has carried out 11 strikes on areas where enemy personnel and military equipment are concentrated. Also, 5 enemy reconnaissance UAVs of the "Orlan-10" type and 2 - of the "Zala" type were destroyed.
Missile troops and artillery units hit 3 control points, 3 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, 2 ammunition depots, 2 artillery units in firing positions, 1 anti-aircraft defense device and 2 more important enemy targets.
Last, but not the least, during the last day russia's losses in manpower was the following: