Contents tagged with Bakhmut

  • President Zelensky: Ukraine does not intend to surrender Bakhmut

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that as soon as Ukraine receives long-range weapons, the Ukrainian Forces will not hold Bakhmut, but will also begin to de-occupy the previously captured territory of the eastern regions.

    "No one will surrender Bakhmut. We will fight as hard as we can. We consider Bakhmut our fortress. If deliveries of weapons, namely long-range weapons, are accelerated, we will not only remain in Bakhmut, but we will also begin to de-occupy the Donbas, which has …

  • German Intelligence concerned over Ukraine’s losses in battles for Bakhmut

    Germany's Federal Intelligence Service (BND) is concerned about the high losses suffered by the Ukrainian Army in the battles for the city of Bakhmut.

    According to the magazine Der Spiegel, representatives of the service informed German politicians at a secret meeting in the Bundestag that Ukraine’s daily losses are reaching three-digit numbers.

    At the same time, German intelligence believes that the seizure of this settlement by the Russians will have serious consequences, since it will …

  • Kyiv: Soledar is under Ukraine’s control

    Intense fighting continues in Soledar, Donetsk region, but the city remains under the control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said the head of the Donetsk regional military administration, Pavlo Kirilenko.

    "Soledar and Bakhmut remain the hottest area. Soledar is controlled by the Ukrainian authorities and our military. However, urban battles and battles outside the city continue because the enemy is trying to advance in several directions," he said.

    According to Kirilenko, Russians suffer …

  • Ukrainian military command: decision on Soledar will be made in the coming days

    Heavy fighting continues in Soledar, and Russian forces are suffering heavy losses, the speaker of the Eastern Group of Ukrainian Forces Serhiy Cherevaty told the news agency RBC-Ukraine.

    "Our soldiers show great heroism, courage, professionalism, coherence and perseverance. The issue of Soledar is currently under scrutiny of the entire command of the Armed Forces, the Commander-in-Chief, the commander of the Eastern group of troops," he said.

    Cherevaty recalled that after the battles and …

  • Zelensky: battle for Soledar will lead to liberation of entire Donbas by Ukraine

    The Russian forces are now focusing their main efforts on offensive actions near the town of Soledar in the Donetsk region, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his evening address.

    Zelensky said that today he held a new meeting of the General Staff, during which special attention was paid to the situation in the hottest areas of the front - in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

    "Bakhmut and Soledar, Kreminna and Svatove, we discussed prospects in the Donbas in the coming weeks. The …

  • Ukrainian troops get reinforcements near Bakhmut and Soledar

    The Ukrainian troops got reinforcements in the Bakhmut and Soldear direction, said the commander of the Ukrainian Land Forces, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi, who visited the Ukrainian military in Bakhmut and Soledar in the Donetsk region.

    "The enemy made another desperate attempt to storm the city of Soledar from different directions and threw into battle the most professional detachments of Wagner mercenaries. At the same time, thanks to the courage of our defenders, skillful and …

  • Kyiv: Russian attacks on Bakhmut are unsuccessful

    The speaker of the Ukrainian Eastern Military Command, Serhiy Cherevaty, said that the Russians are still trying to break through the Ukrainian defense lines near Bakhmut. Fierce fighting also continues near Avdiivka and Vuhledar.

    "The enemy is constantly trying to break through our defense lines near Bakhmut. During day, they carried out about 225 strikes using various types of artillery, tanks, multiple launch rocket systems. There were more than 28 fire fights," Cherevaty said during the …