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Russia's escalation on Lyman front: ISW analysis

4 April, 2024 Thursday
10:03

The occupying Russian army has significantly increased mechanized assault operations along the entire front line

The Institute for the Study of War reports .

“Russian forces appear to have increased the number and size of mechanized ground assaults on select sectors of the frontline within the past two weeks, marking a notable overall increase in Russian mechanized assaults across the theater,” the statement said.

On March 20, it became known that Ukrainian forces repelled a major Russian assault in the Lyman direction and published geolocation footage showing destroyed Russian equipment near Terny.

It is noted that on March 30, Ukrainian forces defeated a Russian mechanized assault of a battalion size near Tonenke, against which Russian forces reportedly used at least 36 tanks and 12 infantry fighting vehicles.

“Russian forces may be intensifying mechanized assaults before muddy terrain becomes more pronounced in the spring and makes mechanized maneuver warfare more difficult. Russian forces may also be intensifying mechanized assaults to take advantage of Ukrainian materiel shortages before the arrival of expected Western security assistance,” analysts say.

 
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