During the past day, the enemy launched 20 missile strikes. Including population centers of Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions were beaten with weapons 10 Kh-101/Kh-555 air-based cruise missiles (all destroyed by our defenders).
The enemy launched a missile attack on the Dnipro twice. First used 7 missiles from S-300/S-400. The next time – hit a medical facility, using “Iskander”Two civilians were killed.
Saturday, May 27, has been declared a day of mourning for the dead in the city.
As reported the head of the Dnipropetrovsk OVA, Serhiy Lysak, search operations continued all night at the scene of the tragedy, and they continue to this day. So far, 90% of the rubble has been cleared.
The fate of three people who may have been in the affected building at the time of the “arrival” is still unknown. Rescuers found body fragments there. Forensic experts work.
So far, 32 people have been recognized as injured, 13 of them are still in the hospital. Five are heavy.
Also, 2 Russian anti-aircraft guided missiles hit the city of Avdiyivka.
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 region, and also used guided aerial bombs on the city of Avdiyivka 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.
Educational institutions in Izyum and New York, apartment buildings and private houses were damaged.
The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on the Kupyansk, Lymansk, Bakhmutsk, Avdiivsk and Marinsk directions, the General Staff of the Armed Forces states. In total, during the past day, 25 combat clashes took place on the specified areas of the front.
In particular, in the Kupyan direction, the enemy does not stop trying to improve the tactical position. He led unsuccessful offensive actions in the Masyutivka area. On the Lymanskyi direction, unsuccessful offensive actions continued in the area of Bilogorivka, on the Bakhmutskyi direction — in the direction of Predtechyny, on the Avdiivskyi direction — in the direction of Pervomayskyi. In the Marinka direction, units of the defense forces repelled numerous enemy attacks in the area of the city of Marinka.
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. In turn, units of missile forces and artillery hit 3 control points, 3 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, 2 ammunition depots, 2 artillery units in firing positions, 1 means of air defense and 2 more important enemy targets.
Cases of non-compliance with commanders’ orders and desertions are increasingly noted in the Russian occupation forces. So, on May 25, about 20 ex-prisoners who recently underwent accelerated training and arrived to strengthen the unit located in the area of Svatove settlement (Luhansk region), stole a KamAZ car and left in an unknown direction. At this time, their whereabouts have not been determined, the search is ongoing.
Meanwhile, a mysterious post appeared in the Telegram of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny, which many saw as a message about the start of the expected counteroffensive.
As for the losses of the enemy in the confrontation with the Armed Forces, as of the morning of May 27, the enemy lost 206,200 people killed (about 480 occupiers were destroyed during the day of May 26).
We will remind that Zelensky rejected yet another Chinese proposal to recognize the territories of Ukraine occupied by the Russian Federation as part of the Russian Federation.
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