• 22/04/2024 13:38

The main thing for Saturday, March 16: the consequences of the attack on Odessa, the DRG in the Sumy region, explosions at Russian refineries

Battles in the Avdeevsky and Novopavlovsky directions, 50 military clashes, enemy shelling, the new appointment of Sergei Gaidai. How will the 752nd day of a full-scale war be remembered?

Kharkov region under fire

SBU drones were involved in the morning attack on oil refineries in Syzran, Samara region of the Russian Federation. Ukrainian drones attacked three large Rosneft oil refineries at once: Novokuybyshevsky, Kuibyshevsky and Syzransky, sources report to Lb.ua.

Our sources confirmed that the night attack on Russian oil refineries was effective. In total, these plants process about 25 million tons of oil per year, which is almost 10% of all oil refining in the Russian Federation.

“The SBU continues to implement a strategy to undermine the economic potential of the Russian Federation, which allows it to wage war in Ukraine. The cotton season at Russian refineries is in full swing. Each such defeat reduces the flow of petrodollars feeding the military economy of the Russian Federation,” says the source.

In the evening address on March 16, President Vladimir Zelensky said that he discussed the situation at the front with Commander-in-Chief Alexander Syrsky. It is felt that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are becoming stronger,” the president said.

Let us recall that this week, President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, in an interview with the French television channel BFM TV, announced the stabilization of the front line of the Russian-Ukrainian war. The President of Ukraine considers the situation at the front to be the most favorable over the past three months.

Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 50 military clashes took place within 24 hours.

In total, the enemy launched 1 missile and 43 air strikes, carried out 58 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in civilian deaths and injuries. Multi-storey and private buildings, as well as other civil infrastructure facilities, were destroyed and damaged. Nevelskoye, Donetsk region.

In the Novopavlovsk direction, the Defense Forces continue to contain the enemy in the areas of Krasnohorivka, Georgievka, Novomikhailovka of the Donetsk region, where the enemy, with the support of aviation, tried 19 times to break through the defenses of our troops.

Our units also stopped attempts penetration of enemy DRGs in the areas of the settlements of Staraya Guta and Bruski, Sumy region.

More details about the operational situation as of 18:00 on March 16 – in our news.

Today, an employee of the State Emergency Situations Service, wounded as a result of a Russian missile attack on Odessa, died in the hospital.

This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Thus, the death toll from the attack on Odessa on March 15 increased to 21. More than 70 people were injured.

In addition, last night the occupiers dropped 6 explosives from drones in the village of Lvov, Tyaginsky society. A local resident suffered minor injuries. Doctors treated her on the spot.

Later, the Kherson Police Department reported that a 27-year-old woman who was injured as a result of an explosive being dropped from a drone also went to the hospital. She was diagnosed with a mine-explosive injury, a shoulder injury, and contusion.

President Vladimir Zelensky appointed the former head of the Lugansk regional state administration, Serhiy Gaidai, as head of the Mukachevo district state administration of the Transcarpathian region.

< p class="MsoNormal">This is stated in order No. 30/2024-rp dated March 15, 2024.

In another order, the head of state dismissed Edgar Tokar from the post of head of the Mukachevo Regional State Administration.< /p>

The most complete picture of today is on our website. We hope that tomorrow there will be more good news.

Let's hold on and bring Victory closer!


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