The battle for control of the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut continues. According to Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the Russian mercenary group Wagner, “The fighting really destroyed the Ukrainian army, but, unfortunately, it destroyed the battalion.” Zelensky: Moscow’s victory would be dangerous.
Kiev troops on the Bakhmut front.
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“The Battle of Bakhmut greatly destroyed the Ukrainian army, but, unfortunately, it also corrupted the Ukrainian army WagnerThe word of the founder of the Russian private military company, Yevgeny Prigozhinquoted RIA Novosti: For weeks, the battalion has been participating in the front in a city DonetskWhere there are difficulties for both Russians and Ukrainians. What is happening Donbass However, it seems difficult to confirm this.
The British Ministry of Defense announced this morning, in the latest daily update on the developments of the war, that “fighting continues in the city of Bakhmut in the Donbass region, even if assaults The Russians are at a low level compared to the last few weeks. One of the main findings recently Ukrainian operations Likely to reject the Wagner group of Route 0506. This small country road has become one Primary supply line For Ukrainian defenders. Wagner was previously a few hundred meters off the track.
British intelligence then added that “on March 26, 2023, Russian media claimed that Wagner had taken full control of the factory complex. Azum North central Bakhmut. However, the area may remain disputeAs it has been for the past two weeks. With Wagner now assured of the release of at least 5,000 combatant prisoners, the Understaffing It is likely to hamper Russian offensive efforts in the region.”
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According to the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) in its daily report on the progress of the conflict, as reported by the British newspaper The Guardian. Kyiv IndependentWagner Group’s mercenaries invaded About 65% of the city of Bakhmut. In the past seven days, the group’s forces have captured another 5% of the city, as determined by the American think tank.
What is certain is that at present neither side wants to lose the Battle of Bakhmut. Today only the Ukrainian president Zelensky He issued a warning that if Kiev lost the battle for control of the city against Russia it would be there Tragic consequences Why would Moscow begin to build international support for a deal its country might demand? Unacceptable concessions.
If so, according to Zelensky, the Russian president Vladimir put it in “He will sell this victory to the West, to his society, to China and Iran. If he feels a little blood – he will feel that we are weak – he will pay and pay and pay,” he said today during the train. A flight from Sumy takes her back to the capital.
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