Russia's plans to occupy Bakhmut are failing – Yermak
The plans of the Russian occupiers to capture Bakhmut in the Donetsk region are failing.
This was announced by the head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak.
The defense forces continue to hold back the enemy in the East, their plans to occupy Bakhmut are now failing. Ahead is Ukraine,” Yermak said.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian army continues to conduct offensive operations in the Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky, Maryinsky and Shakhtyorsky directions. Bakhmut remains the epicenter of hostilities.
Over the past day, our defenders repulsed 83 attacks on this sector of the front.
Actual about the battles near Bakhmut
- The Kremlin is running out of forces to advance near Bakhmut in the Donetsk region.
- A NATO official said that Russia suffers up to 1,500 casualties daily in offensive attacks.
- The official said that Ukrainian ammunition spending in the Bakhmut direction is ahead of Western production.
- He also stressed that there are no signs that Ukrainian forces will retreat from the city.