Statements about the Armed Forces of Ukraine a kilometer from Kherson harm everyone, – speaker of the OK “South”
A representative of OK “South” commented on the information that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are a kilometer from Kherson/collage of channel 24
The forces of Ukraine, despite the conduct of defense along the entire line of collision, are trying to conduct offensive operations in certain areas. Ukrainian forces are trying to sack the Kherson region, but early announcements of the success of the UAF harm the operation.
The Economist information is not true
This was stated at a briefing by the head of the joint coordinating press center of the Operational Command “South” Natalya Gumenyuk, Channel 24 reports. She commented on The Economist's information that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are already close to Kherson.
Gumenyuk stressed that only the military can comment on the advance of the troops. According to her, the statements of politicians and others harm the operation.
Any analysts, deputies and other political and active figures only harm by such statements and the proclamation of such information,” Gumenyuk said.
At the same time, Natalya Gumenyuk said that The Economist’s information is not true and harms both the local population, and the military.
“Firstly, it does not correspond to reality. Secondly, it disorients our people – the local population. It harms not only the military operation, but ultimately the image of those who declares this,” the press secretary of OK Yug summed up.
What is known about the information of The Economist
- The British publication reports that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are not conducting a large-scale counter-offensive, but have some tactical successes. In particular, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are dismissing the settlements occupied by the occupiers and are moving closer and closer to Kherson.
- In early July, CNN analysts, citing the statements of the US intelligence leadership and other American officials, informed that Russia did not have enough forces to control Kherson region. It is reported that the situation in the occupied territory of the South of Ukraine may develop into a real guerrilla war.
- It should be noted that at the end of June, the Defense Forces in the Krivoy Rog direction liberated and took control of the village of Potemkino in the north of the Kherson region.
- It should also be noted that in June there was information that the Armed Forces of Ukraine rejected the Russian invaders from the first line of defense in the Kherson region. In addition, the Office of the President stated that the Ukrainian forces are 15-18 kilometers from Kherson.