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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has announced that Ukrainian forces have made progress in the Donetsk direction. "I have received reports on the situation on the front lines, supplies of equipment and ammunition, as well as intelligence data. We have made advances on the Donetsk front. There are other plans that are being implemented," Zelensky said after a daily briefing with security officials and military commanders. He did not specify the exact location of the Ukrainian military's …
Ukrainian Forces have taken control of a part of the village of Opytne in Donetsk region. Fierce fighting continues in the area, with the situation remaining volatile. The proximity of the settlement to Donetsk is causing concern among Russians.
Opytne is situated between Avdiivka and Donetsk. Its borders Avdiivka to the north and is separated from Donetsk by the E50 road, near Donetsk International Airport in the Kyiv district.
Opytne has been under occupation since the large-scale war began …
As part of its counteroffensive, the Ukrainian troops achieved success near the village of Urozhaine, Donetsk region, reports the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
The General Staff emphasizes that the Defense Forces of Ukraine are conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut, Berdyansk, and Melitopol directions. They managed to advance near the village of Urozhaine (Donetsk region).
"The Armed Forces of Ukraine have been successful, they are gaining a foothold on the new lines, …
The Russian opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta Europe reports that the Russian troops have started to retreat from previously occupied positions in the Donetsk region.
According to journalists, the Russian army is withdrawing units from the "northern salient" near Avdiivka. "The southern salient near the village of Vodiane is still holding, but they can withdraw from there in the next two days. Positions at Vuhledar have been abandoned. There is now a gray zone ten kilometers deep. The Russian …
Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian troops to capture the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions by March, said the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Andriy Chernyak.
According tot him, there are signs that Russia is preparing for a new attempt at a massive offensive to capture the east of Ukraine.
"We are seeing that the Russian-occupation troops are redeploying additional assault groups, units, weapons and military …
The city of Svyatohirsk in the Donetsk region came under the control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Ukrainian Telegram channels published a photo with the Ukrainian flag on the building of the Svyatohirsk City Council. There is no official confirmation from Ukrainian authorities of this information yet.
According to Russian blogger Andrei Morozov ("Fighting Cat Murz"), the Ukrainian military occupied a bridgehead on the left bank of the Siverskyi Donets River and moved to the rear of the …
Russian troops requested a temporary ceasefire in the Donetsk region to evacuate the bodies of the dead soldiers, reported the news outlet DeepState, which tracks information about the Russian invasion.
"For the first time since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the enemy requested a ceasefire for several hours in one of the areas of the frontline to remove the dead bodies," DeepState said.
On September 2, the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported in its morning update …
A Russian artillery strike at a public transport stop in Toretsk, Donetsk Oblast has killed at least 8 people, according to Pavlo Kyrylenko, the head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration.
In a post on Facebook, Kyrylenko wrote, "8 dead, 4 wounded – these are the consequences of the shelling of Toretsk, which the Russians carried out today at about 11 o'clock.”
Three of the four injured were children.
“According to preliminary information, there was artillery fire. They hit a public …
Russians are putting pressure on Ukrainian troops from all sides but are unable to break into the big cities of the Donetsk region. For several weeks the Ukrainian Armed Forces have been keeping the Russian troops almost in one place, said the head of the Luhansk Regional Administration Serhiy Haidai. According to him, the Russian retreated again after the attack on the section between Bilohorivka and Verkhnokamyanske.
Haidai said that Russia increasingly sends assault groups to attack …
Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk has encouraged residents of the Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Luhansk oblasts to evacuate while they still can, Ukrainskaya Pravda reported.
“The heads of the military administrations of Kharkiv, Luhansk, and Donbas regions ask the population to leave the borders of the regions and do everything to ensure that an evacuation is organized,” Verreshchuk stated.
After withdrawing from the Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, Russian forces have focused their attacks on …