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Number of advancing Russian groups decreases in Avdiivka sector - Ukrainian military 

8 March, 2024 Friday
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Serhiy Tsehotskyi, an officer of the 59th Detached Motorised Infantry Brigade named after Yakiv Handziuk, noted that, judging by the situation on the battlefield and Russian intercepts, the invading forces lack specialists in some areas

He spoke about this on Espreso TV.

"We observe that the number of advancing enemy groups has decreased quite a bit. Still, we are destroying the enemy and we see it both on the battlefield and hear it from intercepts. They do lack some specialists in one area or another. The only thing is that the Russian army continues to use guided aerial bombs very actively, despite the fact that we shoot down their aircraft. Russian troops launch more than 100 strikes a day at the positions of our units, not counting guided bombs, FPV drones, and 'kamikaze' drones. We use artillery only on designated targets when we see the need. We don't do it the way the invaders do, firing into the fields," said the officer.

Tsehotskyi added that the skills of Ukrainian artillerymen are at the highest level, and the tasks are performed based on the conditions and capabilities Ukraine has.

  • On March 7, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that in the Avdiivka sector, the Armed Forces repelled 21 Russian attacks in the areas of Berdychi, Tonenke, Pervomaiske, Nevelske in the Donetsk region.
  • On March 8, the report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated that the Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled 23 Russian attacks in the Avdiivka sector.
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