Contents tagged with Soledar

  • 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 …

  • Russian Defense Ministry does not confirm Prigozhin's claims abut full control over Soledar

    The spokesperson of the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, did not say anything about the offensive on Bakhmut and Soledar during the traditional briefing on January 12.

    Konashenkov claimed that "successful offensive actions of Russian troops continued in the Donetsk direction." He did not mention what kind of "successes" the Russians achieved there, writes the Telegram channel Agentstvo Novosti.

    According to the map presented at the briefing, the town of Soledar was not under Russia’ …

  • 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 …