The war has been going on for 11 full months, and Russia is suffering crazy losses every day. However, the terrorist country does not yet plan to withdraw its troops, return to the legal norms of existence and sit down at the negotiating table.
On the contrary, it plans to raise the counter of losses, both Ukrainian and own, to a new level. For the sake of continuing this war, she, in particular, recently changed command again.
What is Russia's plans
With the change of command in Ukraine, they expect to change of tactics of the Russians. This is evidenced by the movement of units of the airborne troops. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Vadym Skibitsky.
Active hostilities are also expected in Ukraine. According to Skibitsky, they will take place in the East of our state.
There will be active hostilities in the Donetsk and Lugansk directions. Gerasimov did not fulfill the task that was set before him. The first is the complete occupation of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,” he stressed.
New terms for Donbass
The deputy head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense also said that the Russian dictator set a clear task for his military – to capture the Ukrainian Donbas by March. Therefore, in the coming months, active hostilities will take place in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions. This is also evidenced by the transfer of the 2nd mechanized division of the 1st tank army from Belarus.
Therefore, the defenders do not exclude that the enemy may again try to cross the Ukrainian border with troops in the Kupyansk direction. Moreover, according to Skibitsky, it is also possible to resume offensive operations in order to return the territories previously captured by the enemy in the Luhansk region to control.
What is happening at the front: latest news
- On According to the Ukrainian special services, the situation on all fronts for the Russian forces is extremely difficult. So, on January 23, it became known that the top military leadership of Russia began the urgent transfer of some units mobilized to the combat zone even before the expiration of their training and coordination. This is necessary to plug holes in the defense and replenish broken groups with personnel.
- It is also known that the invaders are concentrating their main forces in the Bakhmut direction and are trying to advance in the Zaporozhye, Avdeevsky and Limansky directions.
- The Russians also continue to suffer losses. For example, trucks and cars with wounded Russian servicemen arrive at the city hospital of Nova Kakhovka in the Kherson region every day.
< li>Despite this, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated that the offensive of the invaders was not successful.