General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The seventeenth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the Russian military invasion continues. The enemy continues its offensive against Ukraine.

Having suffered losses in the Polissya (Kyiv and Zhytomyr regions), Siversky (Chernihiv region), and Pivdennobuzhsky (Mykolaiv region) directions, it stopped at the previously reached frontiers, regrouped troops, restored the combat capability of his units, and replenished it reserves.

Failing to achieve its goals, it continues to launch missile and bomb strikes on critical infrastructure.

The enemy did not conduct offensive operations in the Volyn direction. The military leadership of the Republic of Belarus is taking measures to strengthen the protection of the border with Ukraine. The possibility of direct participation of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus in hostilities against Ukraine on the side of Russia remains.

No active actions by the enemy have been recorded in the Polissya direction. After significant losses, the Russian invaders are taking measures to restore combat readiness and regroup troops.

In the northern direction, the enemy carries out engineering equipment of positions in the areas of Mykhailo-Kotsyubynske, Levkovychi, Zhukotka, Hrodna (Chernihiv region).

In the Slobozhansky direction (Kharkiv region), the occupiers did not succeed in trying to resume offensive operations. The enemy has established itself in the northern part of the city of Izyum, does not abandon attempts to capture it.

In the Donetsk and Tavriya directions, the main efforts of the invaders were focused on capturing the cities of Mariupol and Severodonetsk. The enemy captured the eastern outskirts of Mariupol.

After an unsuccessful assault on the village of Rubizhne, the occupiers retreated to settlement Capytolivka.

In the Volnovakha direction (Donetsk region), the enemy is trying to develop an offensive in the direction of settlement Krasna Polyana. Made an attempt to move in the direction of settlement Olhynka.

According to available data, the occupying forces that attacked in the Donetsk operational area met with strong resistance from the Armed Forces of Ukraine and lost offensive capabilities.

In the South Bug direction, the enemy doesn't leave attempts of restoration of offensive actions for the purpose of encirclement of Mykolayiv.

In support of the offensive, the invaders tried to deploy units of missile forces and artillery and air defense. They were unsuccessful. The enemy retreated to the area of the village of Mylove, carried out engineering equipment of occupied positions and drew up reserves.



The total combat losses of the Russian forces from 24.02 to 12.03 CET:

Personnel - more than 12 000,

Tanks ‒ 362,

APV ‒ 1205,

Artillery systems – 135,

MLRS - 62,

Anti-aircraft warfare systems - 33,

Aircraft – 58,

Helicopters – 83,

Vehicles - 585,

Boats/cutters - 3,

Fuel tanks - 60,

UAV operational-tactical level - 7.

Data are being updated. The calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities.



Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Over the past 24 hrs, State Emergency Service units carried out 715 visits, including 327 visits to eliminate the consequences of shelling of settlements and civilian infrastructure by Russian troops, 41 people were rescued.

Pyrotechnics made 100 interventions, neutralized 29 explosives, inspected and cleaned the area of 133000 square meters.

As of 12:00, rescuers from Kharkiv oblast together with colleagues from Dnipropetrovsk and Poltava regions are eliminating the consequences of enemy shelling, helping people, extinguishing fires, and disposing of artillery ammunition.

Blockages of buildings in Kharkiv are being cleared. The enemy projectile hit one of the buildings of the Oskil Psychoneurological Boarding School in the village of Oskil, Izium District. The explosion destroyed the building. Fortunately, there were no casualties. All 30 staff members and 330 patients (mostly elderly and disabled) were in shelter at the time of the shelling.

At the state border checkpoints in Zakarpattia, Odesa, Lviv and Chernivtsi regions, State Emergency Service, in cooperation with the Red Cross of Ukraine and local authorities, set up 81 tents for heating and reception of citizens. Since its inception, more than 205,000 people have been assisted.

More than 487000 people were evacuated, including: children over 102000 and 5368 people with disabilities.

The Office of the Prosecutor General, together with Ukrainian and international partners, has created a resource www.warcrimes.gov.ua for proper documentation of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Russian army in Ukraine.

Documented evidence will be used to prosecute those involved in crimes under Ukrainian law and at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and a special tribunal after its establishment.