General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Operational information on 12.00, 11.03.2022 regarding the #russian_invasion:
The sixteenth day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to the russian military invasion continues.
The enemy, having suffered losses in the Polissya, Siversky, and Pivdennobuzhsky operational districts, was stopped, tried to gain a foothold, and was forced to do so on unfavorable frontiers. In the Donetsk direction, during the fierce fighting, the defenders of Ukraine repulsed the enemy, the pace of the invasion of the invaders slowed down.
Kyiv and Mariupol remain the main areas of concentration of the enemy’s efforts, as well as advances in the directions of Kryvyi Rih, Kremenchuk, Nikopol and Zaporizhia.
Unable to succeed, the enemy continues to launch missile and bomb strikes on cities in the depths of Ukraine – the Dnieper, Lutsk and Ivano-Frankivsk.
The formation of enemy reserves and their transfer to the areas of hostilities on the territory of Ukraine continues.
There is an increase in the air defense system of the occupying forces in the Donetsk and Tavriya areas.
In Volyn, there is a threat of sabotage of military and civilian infrastructure.
The occupiers are not conducting active offensive operations in the Polissya direction. Measures are being taken to restore the combat capability of units.
As a result of active, coordinated actions of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other components of the defense forces, the enemy suffered significant losses, which forced him to retreat from the previously captured settlements of Kyiv region.
In the northern direction, active offensive operations by the enemy are not carried out. In some areas, the enemy carried out raids and reconnaissance of the positions of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the Slobozhansky direction, the enemy kept Sumy surrounded and partially blocked Kharkiv from the north. Conducts regrouping of troops.
In the Donetsk and Tavriya directions, the occupiers did not abandon attempts to capture the cities of Mariupol and Severodonetsk, and were unsuccessful. Plans to establish control over Mykolayiv and advance towards Zaporizhia and Kryvyi Rih have not been implemented by the enemy. Due to significant losses, the invaders are forced to turn to defense and try to provide comprehensive support.