Contents tagged with Kupyansk

  • Former pro-Russian mayor of Kupyansk critically wounded in assassination attempt

    The Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry (known as GUR) has announced an assassination attempt on the former mayor of Kupiansk, Hennadiy Matsegora. While GUR has reported the incident, it has refrained from claiming responsibility for the attempt.

    Russian Telegram channels Mash and Shot have corroborated the information. According to these sources, the assassination attempt took place in Stary Oskol, near the home of the former Ukrainian municipal official. It is …

  • Russian offensive intensifies near Kupyansk

    Russian forces continue their offensive attempts on the Kupyansk front, according to Andrey Besedin, head of the local military administration, who spoke on Espreso.TV. Besedin reported that the adversary is now assaulting positions near Kupyansk, with overall conditions becoming difficult due to increased activity by Russian troops. However, the fighting persists.

    "At present, the Russians are attempting to storm the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to find a weak spot and advance to …

  • Kyiv: Russia amasses 42,000 troops near Kupyansk

    The Russian Armed Forces have amassed 42,000 troops in the area around Kupyansk, Kharkiv region, Ilya Evlash, the spokesperson for the Eastern Group of Ukrainian Forces, during a national news broadcast. He noted that since the autumn of 2023, approximately 110,000 personnel have been concentrated by the Russians along the Lyman-Kupyansk axis.

    "The number in the Kupyansk direction remains roughly constant," Evlash said.

    He pointed out that not all 40,000 soldiers are on the front line. This …

  • Russia amasses troops for offensive on Kupyansk

    Russia is  amassing considerable amount of troops around Kupiansk in the Kharkiv region, said Andriy Kovalenko, head of Counter Disinformation Center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, in a Telegram post.

    Forbes recently reported that Russia is allegedly moving 500 tanks, up to 600 combat vehicles, hundreds of howitzers, and deploying around 40,000 troops towards Kupiansk. The publication suggested that capturing Kupyansk is a primary objective for Russian forces.

    However, …

  • Ukrainian Forces maintain control of Tabaivka despite Russian efforts to capture Kupyansk

    Russian forces have failed to capture the village of Tabaivka in the Kharkiv region. Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) continue to hold their ground against a 40,000-strong Russian army amassed for am attack on Kupyansk, said Ilya Yevlash, a representative of the Ukrainian operational strategic group of troops, Khortytsia.

    According to Yevlash, the Ukrainian Forces continue to hold positions near Kupyansk and there is no territory loss. Specifically, Tabaivka is not under the control of the Russian …

  • Ukrainian intelligence: widespread 'mouse fever' outbreak hits Russian forces

    Russian troops on the frontline near Kupyansk  are experiencing a widespread outbreak of "mouse fever," according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry (GUR).

    It is reported that dissatisfaction is increasing among the units of the Russian army due to a lack of adequate winter clothing and complete absence of medical assistance.

    "Mouse fever" is a viral illness transmitted to humans from rodents - either through direct contact with the pathogen, inhalation of …

  • 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 …

  • Over 40 Russian soldiers held and tortured for rebelling against suicidal offensive on Kupyansk

    At least 42 Russian military personnel, mobilized in Moscow and the Moscow region, are being held "in the dungeon" in the occupied town of Zaitseve. This is their punishment for refusing to participate in a suicidal offensive on Kupyansk, reports the Russian news outlet ASTRA, which has been contacted by the families of the deserters.

    The soldiers belong to the 12th Tank Regiment of the Russian Armed Forces. On October 7, this unit came under heavy artillery shelling near Kupyansk, losing …

  • Ukrainian Ground Forces Commander: Russian troops are trying to encircle Kupyansk

    The situation in the Kupyansk and Lyman directions has significantly escalated in recent days, said the Commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces , Lieutenant General Oleksandr Syrskyi.

    "The enemy, after suffering losses for two months, has resumed and launched active offensive actions in the area of ​​Makiivka, and subsequently in the Kupyansk direction. Heavy fighting continues. The enemy's main goal is to destroy the group of our troops, surround Kupyansk, and reach the Oskol River line," he …

  • President Zelensky visits Ukrainian troops at Kupyansk-Lyman front

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited military brigades on the Kupyansk-Lyman front on Tuesday. "Today we are visiting our brigades, which are carrying out combat tasks in one of the hottest directions - Kupyansk-Lyman. The 103rd Separate Territorial Defense Brigade, 68th Separate Jager Brigade named after Oleksa Dovbush, and the 25th Separate Airborne Sicheslav Brigade," Zelensky wrote on his Telegram.

    In particular, the President discussed the operational situation on the …