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Ukrainian army pushes Russian troops out of Canal district in Chasiv Yar

27 June, 2024 Thursday
20:47

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have driven Russian occupation army out of the Canal neighborhood in Chasiv Yar

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Nazar Voloshyn, spokesman for the Khortytsia Operational and Strategic Group of troops, said this during a telethon.

"Ukrainian defenders have indeed pushed Russian forces out of the Canal district in Chasiv Yar, Donetsk region. Currently, there is no enemy army there," he emphasized.

He said that the enemy cannot take Chasiv Yar, which is why it is destroying the town with Solntsepek heavy flamethrower systems.

"This is a terrible weapon that hits with thermobaric rockets," said the spokesman.

Voloshyn also noted that over the past day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces stopped four attempts by the Russian Federation to break through the defense in the areas of Klishchiyivka and Chasiv Yar. 

"The Occupation army keeps trying to force our defenders out of their positions near Ivanivske. The occupation forces are also trying to advance in the direction of Chasiv Yar. Ukrainian defenders reliably hold the defense in this area and give a worthy rebuff to the Russian aggressor," added the spokesman for the Khortytsia military group.

  • On June 21, it was reported that the Russian army began storming Chasiv Yar in Donetsk region from the Toretsk direction. At the same time, the enemy is trying to put pressure on the villages of Shumy and New York from Horlivka.

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