Russians are digging up Azov Sea coast, building defense lines near Berdiansk - local authorities
Deputy Chairman of the Berdiansk District Council Viktor Dudukalov noted that by creating a line of defense, the invaders are digging up the coast of the Azov Sea
He said this on the Espreso TV channel.
"The invaders say that everything is fine on the front lines, but near the Sea of Azov, they are digging everything they can. We are talking about fortifications that are two floors down, underground. The distance between Berdiansk and Mariupol today looks like it is no longer a rear area for the occupiers," emphasized Dudukalov.
According to him, there are Russian command posts in Berdiansk.
"The invaders have dug up Berdiansk airport from all sides, all cities, all roads and interchanges. Because the Russians realize that all this will become a line of defense. The occupiers have covered almost the entire coast with their air defense, especially Berdiansk. Because command posts are located there. The Russians are planning to meet the Ukrainian Armed Forces there," Dudukalov suggested.
In the temporarily occupied city of Melitopol, Zaporizhzhia region, Russian soldiers are raiding local residents' garages, allegedly to search for partisans.
Guerrillas in the temporarily occupied territories continue to fight the Russian invaders, providing the Defense Forces with important information about them, but Russia is trying to counteract.