Repulsed russian attacks. The russian Ka-52 helicopter was shot down by a Ukrainian-made Stugna missile near Izium. Ukrainian army also destroyed russian tanks that broke through to Barvinkovo, near Izyum,the head of the Kharkiv regional military administration Oleg Sinegubov said.

In the north of Poltava region, the Ukrainian military shot down two russian missiles, the head of the OVA said. Power lines were damaged by missile wreckage, lights disappeared in five villages, and partly in one more. Work on recovery is in progress.

At night, the Ukrainian air defense shot down two enemy missiles over the Dnipropetrovsk region. The wreckage caused a small fire in one of the villages of Synelnykiv district. No one was injured, Valentyn Reznichenko, head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, said.

In the Kharkiv region, an anti-tank unit of the 95th Separate Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Ka-52 Alligator reconnaissance and attack helicopter of the russian federation.

In total, seven russian attacks were repulsed in Luhansk and Donetsk regions yesterday. Ukrainian defenders destroyed seven tanks, eight units of armored vehicles and three russian artillery systems.

russian attacks on civilians. Two Su-35 fighters from the territory of Belarus hit territory of Ukraine with cruise cruisie missiles. Ukraine’s air defense destroyed 3 missiles, another was damaged. Probably, objects of civil infrastructure in several western regions were the targets of the occupiers, according to the Ukraine’s Air Command “West”.

The occupiers continue to use aircraft and artillery to strike at civilian infrastructure and industry. In particular, as a result of the shelling of the city of Rubizhne, Luhansk region, a tank with nitric acid was damaged.

Movement of russian troops. Today at noon a large column was spotted moving along the M-10 Highway towards Gomel. The video showed at least 50 units of military equipment, including KAMAZ, Urals, Tigers, fuel trucks, crane, ambulances, UAZ, civilian bus and civilian trucks. Also, experts noticed today the movement of equipment by rail and active training flights over the airfield in Baranovichi.

Russian troops withdrawn from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions will need significant replenishment and renewal of equipment before they can be transferred to attack in eastern Ukraine, according to British intelligence. We will add that the restoration of personnel will also be needed, judging by the losses – according to the General Staff, russia losses on April 5 reached 18,500 killed. The figures are constantly being updated.

Diversions in Svatovo. The Russian military is preparing a sabotage using Privat Bank collection machines in Svatovo, Luhansk region. Privat Bank’s collectors cars are being gathered, they are being transported from other cities to Svatove, a lot are already in the city. The cars have not been repainted yet, but from the looks of somethings is being prepared, as the locals told us. This may be due to Russia’s attempted greater offensive in the east of Ukraine.

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