Ukrainian soldiers penetrated the first line of Russian defense in the south of the country. Ukrainians have broken through the occupant's fortifications on the southern front in the Zaporizhia region
Ukrainian soldiers penetrated the first line of Russian defense in the south of the country. Ukrainians have broken through the occupant's fortifications on the southern front in the Zaporizhia region. Media reports indicate that they are now enlarging the wedge towards the strategically important city of Tokmak. "They are moving fast", writes one Russian blogger about the situation.
The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported on Friday that the Ukrainian troops achieved further successes in two directions: the village of Novoprokopivka and the settlement of Ocheretuvate. Earlier, the Ukrainian authorities announced the liberation of the village of Robotyne, although fighting continues south of it.
According to the staff, Ukrainian forces are consolidating their positions, firing artillery at enemy targets and conducting operations against enemy artillery.
Ukrainian forces have strengthened themselves in Robotyn and are "attacking Nowoprokopivka, which is under intense fire". Ukrainian forces also launched a simultaneous attack near the village of Werbowe more to the east. There is an intense firefight going on there.
Another blogger, "Rogozin on the front", wrote that the Ukrainian forces had accumulated a large number of armored vehicles. "The enemy is gathering forces for a decisive blow. They must reach Werbowy and then Tokmak. We defend ourselves," he wrote.
The first line of Russian defense is broken The blogger "Belarusskij Silovik" wrote that "at the moment the biggest cause of concern is Robotyne" and "it is really hard for the guys there". "Objectively, there is a lack of new blood on the front," he added.
Another blogger wrote that fierce fighting is taking place in the vicinity of Robotyne. "The bastards are advancing quickly under the cover of artillery fire".
Another assessed that a critical moment had come on the battlefield, and Russian forces still had to hold their positions for at least a month and a half to try to gain ground on another section of the front.