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Bakhmut sector: Weather favors active Russian assaults with armored vehicles

21 April, 2024 Sunday
12:20

The situation in the Bakhmut sector is quite unstable. Russian troops are increasingly using armored infantry fighting vehicles and heavy tanks in their assaults

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Oleh Kalashnikov, spokesman for the 26th Artillery Brigade named after Roman Dashkevych, said this during a telethon.

According to him, the weather is favorable for Russians to conduct active assault operations.

"It is also beneficial for them to use armored vehicles. Very often we see them utilizing armored infantry fighting vehicles and heavy tanks as well. Although they also carry out infantry assaults without the support of armored vehicles. They have a mix, but they use armored vehicles more. They also use artillery and guided aerial bombs - they constantly drop them on our entire defense line, not just on populated areas, as it was before," the spokesman said.

He noted that the conditions are "quite difficult," the invaders are trying to advance and have some gains.

"But it is impossible to say that these successes are quite dramatic. It is their so-called 'creeping offensive'. In addition, we also conduct our counterattacks from time to time, i.e., at the tactical level, we occupy their firing positions, knock them out of their borders. In other words, everything is quite unstable and resembles a swing," Kalashnikov explained.

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