The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, on Tuesday announced the sending of reinforcements by the Russian army to the town of Bakhmut, despite a recent controversy by the head of the Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has attacked Russian forces. Lead to lack of support in the field.
Pushilin, who described the situation as “tense”, insisted that Russian forces “continue to advance” as reinforcements are sent in the context of a contest that is of vital importance to the opposing sides. Has gone. “We see that the situation in Bakhmut is complicated,” he said, adding that “the most active operations are taking place in the area where the Ukrainian army has transferred its reserves.”
In this sense, he pointed out that the Russian troops had also managed to “reinforce themselves”, so the situation should be “stabilised”. “Of course there is no need to talk about the tipping point. Of course, it is difficult, but those in Bakhmut are not the only disputed territory, he maintained. However, he stressed that the Russian army “has difficulties continues to move forward in spite of.”
Similarly, the United Kingdom’s intelligence services have revealed this Tuesday that Wagner Group’s forces “continue to make gradual advances” in the center of the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, where Ukrainian troops have nevertheless achieved “tactical progress”. Time to “stabilize the flakes”. According to a statement published through him by the British Ministry of Defence, “The forces of Wagner Group continue to make gradual progress in clearing Ukrainian positions in the disputed city center of Bakhmut and in Donetsk province.” Account on the social network Twitter.
“However, during the past four days, Ukrainian forces have made tactical progress in stabilizing the banks of the Bakhmut, which is beneficial to them”, he pointed out before specifying that “Ukrainian attacks have pushed the Russians to the northwest”. The front line is forced to delay” the city.”
Thus, they have clarified that “it is probably lost to Ukrainian forces to restore safe access to the key supply route 0506”, while stressing that “Ukraine will be diverting this road to the Channel Line”. Maintains Russia’s advances in the western sector on Donetsk-Donbass.” in a barrier as part of a deep defensive zone around the city of Chasiv Yar.” The Ukrainian government on Sunday reported new military advances in Bakhmut, including “more than ten enemy positions north and south” of the city. The seizure is also included. For his part, the head of the Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, demanded on Friday that Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, visit the city to “assess the difficult operational situation”.