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Russian forces build new fortifications along Mariupol-Donetsk highway

15 June, 2024 Saturday
11:55

Invading Russian forces have started building new fortifications along the Mariupol-Donetsk highway in the area where the road from Hranitne village connects to the highway. This settlement is of great logistical importance for Russia at the front

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Mariupol mayor's adviser Petro Andriushchenko reports.

"Hranitne is becoming the main logistical artery for the invaders in supplying the frontline at the points Volnovakha - Vuhledar - Kurakhove direction - Donetsk thanks to the road and railway bridges," he explained.

According to him, these two bridges "completely" solve the issue of Russian logistics from Rostov.

"We drew the logistics for understanding and marked the key bridge. Maybe it will disappear? It would be nice. This will increase the logistics leverage by almost 70 kilometers and increase the time for the convoy to travel up to 10 hours. As a bonus, we will see everything through Mariupol," added Andriushchenko.

  • The Russian forces in Mariupol built their logistics base near civilian residential areas. In this way, Russia seeks to use people as human shields.
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