Ukrainian Armed Forces took control of strategic height near Horlivka

Units of the Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have completed the fortification of new defensive positions between the settlements Zaitseve and Hladosove near the city of Horlivka, reported the Verkhovna Rada deputy Dmytro Tymchuk.

"In order to increase defense capabilities, the units of the mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Joint Forces took under their control advantageous for future defensive actions natural frontier and, while being in close proximity to the enemy, carried out engineering reinforcement of the new positions, " wrote Tymchuk on Facebook.

He noted that the new positions are located on the strategic height, which allows the Ukrainian military to control the surrounding terrain.

According to him, the subdivisions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, stationed near Horlivka, have also completed the improvement of the so-called "security belt" around the settlement Novoluhanske.

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