Defenders of Zaporizhzhia restrain a massive offensive of Russian troops. The enemy continues to actively use artillery, tanks, grenade launchers, and mortars.
This is stated in the report of regional administrations on the situation in the regions as of 08:00 on March 13.
In Kyiv region, fighting is ongoing in Irpin, Makariv, Bucha district. There is a constant movement of the enemy in Hostomel, Borodianka, Bucha communities, Brovary district. Battles are taking place in three communities of Brovary district. Three communities of Vyshhorod district suffer humanitarian catastrophe. Slavutych town was cut off electricity.
At night, the enemy launched three air raids on Chernihiv. Destruction and casualties are being clarified. Defensive battles continue around Chernihiv. On March 12, two populated localities in Kyiv direction were liberated.
In Sumy region, an air raid alert was declared twice a night. During the night, the aggressor's artillery fired several times at peaceful villages in Okhtyrka district and Okhtyrka town itself. Russian troops launch most attacks from the temporarily captured Trostianets. The enemy also used the ceasefire, which lasted periodically for the past few days, to strengthen positions and move troops.
Air raid alerts sounded in Kharkiv all night. Active hostilities are underway in Izium district.
In Lviv region, the aggressor launched an airstrike on the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security.
Air raid alerts went off in Chernivtsi, Odesa region, Poltava region, Cherkasy, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky region, Zakarpattia region, Vinnytsia region, Volyn region, Rivne region, Dnipropetrovsk region, Kirovohrad region, Zhytomyr region. The situation is calm.
Air raid alert sounded in Ivano-Frankivsk at night, explosions were heard, information is being checked.
In Luhansk region, the residential sectors of Severodonetsk, Rubizhne, Lysychansk and Popasna are under constant enemy fire. There are civilian casualties. Despite the constant shelling, engineers restore power and gas supplies.
In Donetsk region, Mariupol remains under siege, fighting is taking place on the outskirts of the town. The humanitarian column is advancing. Air raid alerts sounded in Kramatorsk all night and in the morning. Russian planes were spotted over the Lyman, Slovyansk, and Sviatohirsk. The enemy launched an airstrike on the area of the Sviatohirsk Lavra last night. Several people were wounded.
Mykolayiv region holds the fort.
In Kherson region, powerful explosions were heard in the evening and all night. Russian Grad systems were spotted near the airport. The information is checked.