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The latest information about the battle on May 11, the 77th day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion.
Russian forces continue their full-scale armed aggression against Ukraine. Units of the Russian military task force continues to be at “full” combat readiness.
Russian forces continue to destroy Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure, launching missile and bomb attacks and shelling population centres and infrastructure. And full evacuation of civilians and the wounded from the combat zone was not allowed.
Russian forces continued offensive operations in the eastern combat zone to establish full control over the territories of Donetsk, Luhansk and Kherson oblasts and to keep the land corridor open to the occupied Crimea.
In the direction of Ijum, the 1st Armored Army and 20th All Army Corps of the Western Military District, the 29th, 35th and 36th All Army Corps and 68th Army Corps of the Eastern Military District, and a separate group of units of the Airborne Corps focused their primary efforts on inflicting fire damage on Ukrainian units in a certain area.
In the Donetsk direction, the occupation forces artillery and jet artillery units concentrated their main efforts on continuing the offensive against Lyman, Severonezhik, Bakhmut, Avdiyev and Kulakhov regions to take full control of the city of Rubizhne and capture the settlements of Lyman and Severonezhik.
In the city of Mariupol, Russian forces used rockets, bombs, artillery and tanks to block Ukrainian forces near the Azovstal factory.
In the direction of South Buh and Tavriya, Russian forces tried to improve their tactical position.
In the Mykolayiv direction, Russian forces continued their attacks on the positions of Ukrainian defenders. Russian forces used electronic systems to suppress radio channels.
In the direction of Kryvyi Rih, Russian troops opened fire on Ukrainian artillery units.
Russian troops carry out engineering works and establish new positions in the settlements of Bruskinske and Velyka Oleksandrivka to consolidate the occupied territories.
In the direction of Bessarabi, the situation in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova remains tense.
On May 10, air force and army air defence units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit four Russian Orlan-10 drones.
In addition, a brigade of Ukrainian Armed Forces commandos destroyed a Russian-made Mi-24 helicopter.
The Ukrainian Air Force continued to fire on Russian forces from the air in certain directions.
In Donetsk and Luhansk regions, Ukrainian defenders repelled 12 Russian attacks, destroying 12 tanks, four artillery systems, 19 armored fighting vehicles, seven vehicles and two sets of enemy special engineering equipment.
Edited by：Rebecca (一切心皆不可得！)