Since the morning of May 22, information has been spreading that a Ukrainian sabotage group penetrated from the territory of Uriana into the Belgorod region of Russia.
Later, information spread that the Russian Volunteer Corps and the Freedom of Russia legion had entered Russia. Fights are going on in several settlements, including: Glotovo, Kozinka and Gora-Podil. The Legion "Freedom of Russia" spread the information that they were storming the city of Grayvoron. The sabotage group has heavy weapons, including tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.
Later, official Kyiv confirmed the information about the battles in the Belgorod region of Russia.
The representative of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine, Andriy Yusov, called the events that take place on May 22 in the Belgorod region of Russia, the creation of a "safety zone" to protect Ukrainians.