Russia confirms Ukraine's advance in Zaporizhzhia region — ISW
Russia says Ukrainian troops have advanced half a kilometer in the Melitopol direction and continue to conduct an offensive in the west of Zaporizhzhia region
The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) stated this in its report.
On Sunday, November 26, a Russian millblogger said that Ukrainian forces had advanced half a kilometer in the direction of Novofedorivka (15 km north-east of Robotyne) and unsuccessfully tried to advance in the direction of Kopani (5 km north-west of Robotyne).
Russian sources claimed that Ukrainian forces were conducting offensive operations in the western Zaporizhzhia region, but made no claimed or confirmed advances on November 26. A Russian milblogger claimed that Ukrainian forces unsuccessfully attacked Robotyne and Verbove (9 km east of Robotyne) with small groups of infantry.
Also on November 25 and 26, Russian sources claimed that Ukrainian forces had slowed down their operations in the western Zaporizhzhia region, partly due to poor weather conditions.
The General Staff reported in its morning report that Russian troops had unsuccessfully attacked near Robotyne, and in its evening report, it noted that Russian troops had not conducted any offensive operations in the Zaporizhzhia direction.
- On the night of November 25-26, the HUR carried out a large-scale drone strike on Russian territory, and Russian-backed officials accused Ukrainian forces of striking the occupied Donetsk region, which led to massive power cuts.