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Massive Russian fortifications spanning 6,000 km revealed in occupied Ukrainian territories

23 November, 2023 Thursday
19:30

Extensive analysis reveals Russia's construction of 4 km of fortifications per 1 km frontline

Defense Express writes about it. 

Recent satellite analyses by the DeepState OSINT community unveil the colossal scale of fortifications built by Russia in occupied Ukrainian regions, totaling over 6,000 km.

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Photo: Deep State 

This extensive network spans Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson regions, and Crimea: 1,869 km in the Zaporizhzhia region, 1,865 km - Donetsk, 1,140 km - Luhansk, 886 km - Kherson, and 265 km - Crimea.

Notably, for every 1 km of the active 1,500 km frontline, Russia has constructed approximately 4 km of fortifications, the article notes. 

In the Zaporizhzhia region, there are 410 km of "dragon's teeth'' and 514 km of ditches for 896 km of trenches. In Donetsk, the composition includes 269 km of anti-tank barriers for 1,285 km of trenches.

Notably, the rushed creation of some trenches without proper drainage is causing flooding issues, despite attempts to conceal certain fortifications with cover.

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