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Russian troops double assaults in Pokrovsk direction - Ukrainian officer Tsekhotskyi

8 July, 2024 Monday
13:55

Serhiy Tsekhotskyi, an officer with the 59th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade, reported that while Russia has small advances in the Pokrovsk direction, there are no significant operational successes

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He shared this on Espreso TV.

"We see the situation as tightly controlled, even though the enemy keeps actively trying to storm our positions. We're holding the defense line strongly. The number and intensity of enemy assaults have nearly doubled in the past week and a half. Current weather conditions and short nights give the invaders opportunities to test our defenses, but they end up eliminated on the battlefield. Our mission to destroy and exhaust the enemy remains unchanged, and we continue to achieve it," he stated.

Serhiy Tsekhotskyi noted that Russia has small advances but no operational successes.

  • On July 6, there were 151 combat clashes at the front, with the heaviest attacks in the Pokrovsk, Lyman, and Kurakhove areas.
  • On July 7, Ukraine's General Staff reported the greatest Russian activity in the Pokrovsk direction. Since the start of the day, Russian troops attempted 45 times to break through Ukrainian defenses near the settlements of New York, Prohres, Vozdvyzhenka, Novooleksandrivka, Kalynove, Lozuvatske, Novoselivka Persha, and Yasnobrodivka.
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