Contents tagged with Bakhmut

  • Russian forces enter Ivanivske near Bakhmut

    Russian troops have advanced into the outskirts of the village of Ivanivske, near Bakhmut in the Donetsk region, engaging in frontal attacks while also attempting to outflank Ukrainian troops holding the line. Commander of the battalion tactical group of the 4th Brigade of the National Guard, Serhiy Sidorin, provided an update on the Bakhmut front during a nationwide Ukrainian news broadcast.

    Sidorin elaborated on the tactics employed by the Russians in fighting for Ivanivske. According to him, …

  • Ukrainian forces advance in Bakhmut area, recapture positions near Klishchiivka

    Ukrainian forces are advancing near Bakhmut, particularly around the village of Klishchiivka, said Oleh Kalashnikov, the press officer of the 26th Artillery Brigade named after Brigadier General Roman Dashkevich, during a news broadcast.

    "We are indeed witnessing very active operations on our part around Klishchiivka. Indeed, we are succeeding in advancing and liberating some of our territory, having driven the enemy out of certain positions and recaptured them," Kalashnikov stated.

    However, …

  • Russian forces adopt new assault tactics in Bakhmut battlefront, Ukrainian officer reports

    Russian forces persist with active operations around Bakhmut in the Donetsk region, using a new tactical approach once again, said Oleh Kalashnikov, a press officer for the 26th Artillery Brigade named after Roman Dashkevich during a new broadcast.

    According to him, the enemy has been employing these new tactics since the start of the week, especially in terms of assault operations in the Bakhmut and Siversk directions, utilizing armored vehicles and tanks on the battlefield.

    "This week the …

  • Ukrainian Ground Forces Commander: Russian troops intensify attacks in Donetsk region

    The Russian troops have significantly strengthened their forces and switched from defense to active operations near  Bakhmut, Donetsk region, said the Commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces of , Lieutenant General Oleksandr Syrsky, in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine.

    "The situation remains challenging in the east. The enemy is making attempts to achieve success and daily attacks our positions. They show particular activity in the area of Kupyansk, where they are trying to advance on …

  • Ukrainian Ground Forces Commander: elite Russian military units destroyed in battles near Bakhmut

    "Ukrainian Defense forces have destroyed the 72nd separate motorized rifle brigade, as well as the 31st and 83rd separate airborne assault brigades of the Russian Armed Forces, which are considered the most prepared and professional units in the Russian Armed Forces," said the commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, Lieutenant General Oleksandr Syrskyi.

    "The overall situation on the Eastern front remains tense. The enemy continues to pursue its intentions to resume offensive actions along …

  • Andriivka liberated: Ukrainian Forces destroy Russia's 72nd Separate Motor Rifle Brigade

    In its morning report, the Geheraal Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said that the village of Andriivka in the Bakhmut district of the Donetsk region has been officially liberated by the Ukrainian military. The press service of the 3rd Separate Assault Brigade announced on its Telegram channel that during the operation to de-occupy the area, the Ukrainian Forces managed to completely destroy Russia’s 72nd Separate Motor Rifle Brigade.

    The brigade intelligence commander, three platoon …

  • Ukrainian Forces liberate the village of Andriivka near Bakhmut

    Ukrainian Armed Forces have liberated the village of Andriivka in the Bakhmut district of Donetsk region, said Deputy Minister of Defense Anna Maliar on her Telegram. According to Maliar, Ukrainian troops are advancing near Bakhmut. On the northern flank, Russians are attempting to regain lost positions, while on the southern flank, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are making successful progress. "The main battles continue in the areas of Andriivka, Kurdyumivka, Kleschiivka. And we have good news …

  • Ukrainian Forces continue to advance near Bakhmut

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces continue their counteroffensive, gradually reclaiming positions from the Russians near Bahmut . Today, Ukrainian Forces have reportedly  gained control over more than half of the village of Klishchiivka. The Russian army is also retreating along the Andriivka and Kurdyumivka lines, south of Bahmut.

    Deputy commander of the Third Separate Assault Brigade, Maxim Zhorin, spoke about the success of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Klishchivka. According to him, the Russians …

  • Ukrainian Forces liberate Andriivka south of Bakhmut

    The Ukrainian military drove the Russians out of Andriivka south of Bakhmut. This will make it easier to encircle the enemy in Bakhmut, said the speaker of the Eastern Group of Ukrainian Forces, Serhiy Cherevatyi, on the Ukrainian TV.

    "Like any other settlement around Bakhmut, this makes it possible to complete the encirclement of Bakhmut and oust or encircle the enemy," Cherevatyi said.

    Cherevatyi emphasized that the Russians no longer have the upper hand in the area. They are thoroughly …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces have taken control of dominant heights around Bakhmut

    Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar reported that the Ukrainian Armed Forces have carried out successful attacks in the south and east of Ukraine.

    According to Malyar, over the past week, the Russians launched 39 missile and 334 air strikes on Ukraine. At the same time, in a week, the Ukrainian Armed Forces liberated another 4 sq. km of the Ukrainian territory in the east.

    Malyar said that in the east, over the past week, there has been an increase in the number of enemy artillery …