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Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of April 25

Russia-Ukraine war: Frontline update as of April 25 The situation on the front today, April 25 (photo: GettyImages)

Ukrainian military forces repelled 27 enemy attacks in the Avdiivka direction, held their positions, and repelled assaults by Russian forces in the Kherson direction. Aviation destroyed 3 enemy reconnaissance drones, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Russian shelling

During the past day, there have been 104 clashes. In total, the enemy launched 13 missiles and 56 aviation strikes, as well as 105 artillery bombardments using rocket systems targeting our troops' positions and residential areas.

Unfortunately, due to Russian attacks, there are casualties and injuries among the civilian population. Several multi-story buildings and other objects of civil infrastructure have been destroyed or damaged.

Aircraft strikes targeted:

  • Vesele, Bilyi Kolodiaz, Vovchansk, Kyrylivka in the Kharkiv region;
  • Serebrianske Forestry Area, Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region;
  • Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Bila Hora, Andriivka, Yevhenivka, Ocheretyne, Berdychi, Semenivka, Kalynove, Vovche, Oleksandropil, Arkhanhelske, Krasnohorivka, Kostiantynivka, Staromaiorske, Urozhaine in the Donetsk region;
  • Robotyne in the Zaporizhzhia region;
  • Berislav, Olhivka, Krynyky in the Kherson region.

Over 110 settlements in the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, and Mykolaiv regions were under artillery fire.

Frontline situation

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the operational situation remains relatively unchanged.

In the Siversk and Slobozhanske directions, the enemy maintains military presence in border areas, conducts sabotage activities to prevent the transfer of our troops to critical areas, and increases the density of mine-explosive barriers along the state border.

In the Kupiansk direction, our troops repelled 1 attack near the settlement of Berestove in the Kharkiv region.

In the Lyman direction, the enemy attacked our positions 19 times in the areas of Serebrianske Forestry and Nevske in the Luhansk region, as well as Terniv and Torske in the Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, our troops repelled 25 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region, Verkhniokamianske, Vyimka, Novyi, Ivanivske, and Klishchivka in the Donetsk region.

In the Avdiivka direction, our defenders repelled 27 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Ocheretyne, Solovyove, Novokalynove, Berdychi, and Netailove in the Donetsk region.

In the Novopavlivka direction, the Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy in the areas of the settlements of Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, and Urozhaine in the Donetsk region, where the enemy attempted to breach our troops' defenses 21 times.

In the Orikhiv direction, the enemy attacked our defenders' positions once in the area of Staromaiorske in the Donetsk region.

In the Kherson direction, the enemy is not giving up on its intention to drive our units from the bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnipro River. During the past day, the enemy made 4 unsuccessful attacks on our troops' positions.

At the same time, our soldiers continue active operations to inflict losses on the Russian forces in personnel and equipment, wearing down the enemy along the entire line of contact.

Enemy losses

During the past day, the Defense Forces' aviation conducted strikes on 11 areas of enemy personnel concentration. Additionally, using anti-aircraft defense forces, Ukraine destroyed 1 guided aviation missile X-59 and 3 enemy reconnaissance drones.

Missile troops units inflicted damage on 1 area of enemy personnel concentration.

The total number of losses in the Russian army since the beginning of the invasion is 461,940 military personnel.