They dig trenches and go on desperate assaults: the occupiers are waiting for the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Ukraine is preparing for a counteroffensive, in connection with which it receives Western weapons and equipment. The Russian invaders understand this and are trying to take some action, in particular, dig trenches and desperately storm.
A veteran of the Russian-Ukrainian war, a reserve major of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, military expert Alexei Getman told Channel 24 about this. He noted that our previous counter-offensive actions came as a complete surprise to the invaders.
How the enemy is preparing for the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
The major of the reserve of the Armed Forces of Ukraine noted that the enemy understands that there should be our counteroffensive and calculates the options. In particular, the invaders are building fortifications in Crimea, digging trenches.
On the left bank of the Dnieper River south of Kherson, they are trying to fortify themselves, they are also building fortifications further to the East,” Hetman noted.
That is, according to him, the Russians understand that we will most likely attack in the South in order to reach the Azov coast and cut off supplies from mainland Russia by land of invader troops and weapons to the Crimea.
The reserve major of the Armed Forces of Ukraine noted that many analysts, including foreign ones, believe that such an option would be the most appropriate. But where the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be is decided by our General Staff. In addition, our previous counter-offensive actions came as a complete surprise to the invaders.
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Why are the invaders storming Ugledar
Hetman noted that the invaders, in anticipation of the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, are trying to neutralize as many of our forces as possible and take dominant positions in order to repel the attacks.
In his opinion, this is one of the reasons why the invaders continue to storm Ugledar. Another reason is an attempt to attack from there to the North and try to surround Maryinka or Avdeevka with at least some of our troops.
In addition, to occupy the dominant heights. And Ugledar is a dominant height, – said the major of the reserve of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Thus, the military expert added, the occupiers are trying to prevent our offensive actions, which they also expect in the South.
What is the current situation at the front: the main thing
- Despite the insane losses of personnel and equipment, the invaders still do not give up their attempts to attack in the East of Ukraine. However, Ukrainian soldiers continue to repel enemy attacks, destroy the invaders and prepare for the spring counteroffensive.
- As of February 24, 2022, the Defense Forces have liquidated more than 164,000 invaders. In just one day, on March 17, the Ukrainian military destroyed another 880 invaders. In addition, a lot of Russian equipment was smashed.
- Meanwhile, the Russians attacked the territory of Ukraine during the night. Enemies launched Shahed kamikaze drones on our land and hit us with rockets.