Russian military rejects “all landing operations” | EUROtoday
LThe Russian military indicated on Tuesday, November 21, that its forces have been repelling “all Ukrainian landing operations” underway on the financial institution of the Dnieper River, within the south of Ukraine, in keeping with Russian Minister Sergei Shoigu. Recently, kyiv introduced progress within the space. “All attempts by the Ukrainian armed forces to carry out a landing operation in the Kherson direction have failed,” the minister stated, referring to the identify of the southern area of Ukraine the place the Dnieper constitutes the entrance line.
On Sunday, November 19, Ukraine claimed to have pushed again the Russian military a number of kilometers on this space, after months of unsuccessful counter-offensive. kyiv launched a much-anticipated counter-offensive in June which failed, permitting the Ukrainian military to recapture solely a handful of villages within the South and East. But final week, Ukraine stated it had taken up positions on the left financial institution of the Dnieper, whereas reporting “heavy fighting” and “strong resistance” from Russia.
Russian bulletins already contradicted
On Sunday, a spokesperson for the Ukrainian military, Natalia Goumeniouk, stated that the Russian military had been pushed again “from 3 to 8 km” deep into this space. If this advance is confirmed, it is going to be the largest push by the Ukrainian military in opposition to the Russians in a number of months.
READ ALSO End clap for the Ukrainian offensive? Sergei Shoigu’s statements are additionally contradicted by specialised Russian bloggers, in addition to by army consultants. According to them, the Ukrainian military has actually succeeded in anchoring a number of positions for the reason that finish of October on this financial institution of the Dnieper. The chief of the Moscow-occupied a part of the Kherson area, Vladimir Saldo, additionally acknowledged this.