Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces continue to advance near Bakhmut
Ukrainian troops have advanced up to 500 meters in some areas around Bakhmut, the representative of the Eastern Group of Ukrainian Forces, Serhiy Cherevaty told Channel 24.
According to him, Ukrainian soldiers are conducting a successful defensive operation and counterattacking despite the advantage of Russian troops in weapons and manpower.
"During this one day, up to 500 meters were covered by our units in certain areas of the Bakhmut front," Cherevaty said.
He noted that this is still the …
Ukrainian air defense thwarts Russian air attack on Kyiv, shoots down 6 Kinzhal hypersonic missiles
At night, Russian troops carried out an air strike on Ukraine using cruise and hypersonic missiles, but the attack was repelled by significantly strengthened air defense system.
At about 4:30am Kyiv time, more than a dozen missiles were launched on different districts of Kyiv. Four missiles were shot down over the Mykolaiv region. As reported by the commander of the Ukrainian troops, Valery Zaluzhny, the strike was carried out using "18 air, sea and land-based missiles."
"Six Kh-47M2 Kinzhal …
Russian Defense Ministry confirms two of its colonels were killed by Ukrainian Forces in Bakhmut
The deputy commander of the army corps for military-political work, Colonel Yevgeny Brovko, died while repelling an attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Bakhmut, reported the Russian Defense Ministry.
In addition, according to their information, the commander of the 4th Motorized Rifle Brigade, Colonel Vyacheslav Makarov, who "led the battle" near the village of Krasne, was seriously wounded and died during the evacuation.
According to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the …
Russian Defense Ministry claims Russian troops moved to more favorable positions near Bakhmut, Prigozhin says they simply fled
The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed the retreat of the Russian army from positions near Bakhmut. According to the ministry’s spokesperson, Igor Konashenkov, "in order to increase the stability of the defense lines, the units of the Southern group of Russian troops moved to the new positions, taking into account the favorable conditions of the Berkhivske Reservoir" to the north of the city.
"All attacks by units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have been repelled. Attempts to break the defense …
Ukraine confirms Russian troops have withdrawn from some areas in Bakhmut
The commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi, said that Russian troops had retreated in certain sectors of the front near Bakhmut.
"Thanks to a well-thought-out defense in the Bakhmut direction, we are getting the results of the effective actions of our units. In particular, we carry out effective counterattacks. In some sectors of the front, the enemy could not hold the onslaught of Ukrainian defenders and retreated to a distance of up to 2 kilometers," the …