May 19, 2024

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Ukraine warned that the situation in the eastern part of the Russian invasion has “deteriorated significantly”.

Ukraine warned that the situation in the eastern part of the Russian invasion has “deteriorated significantly”.
Ukrainian troops at war) EFE/EPA

Situation on the eastern front “It has gotten significantly worse in recent days.”This was said by the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Saturday. Oleksandr ChirskyWarning about the advance of the Russian army.

“This is mainly due to the significant intensity of enemy attacks following the presidential election in Russia,” he wrote in a telegram, adding that “it was decided to strengthen the most critical security areas with security measures.” Airplane

The Russian army is currently attacking Ukrainian positions in the region Liman, Bakmut and PokrovskIn the east of the country, “with assault groups supported by armored vehicles,” he added.

Moscow's progress is explained, among other things, by “warm and dry weather,” which favors tanks' access to these areas, he explained.

According to the commander, Moscow's troops, despite suffering some losses, are deploying “new armored units” that are achieving “tactical victories.”

In recent days, the Russians have intensified pressure around Chasiv Yar, a city on the eastern front that is “under continuous fire”.

The city is an important railway and logistics center and less than 30 km from Kramatorsk, the main city in Ukrainian-controlled territory.

A Ukrainian soldier walks near a destroyed building in the frontline town of Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk region, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak

“The question of the enemy's technological superiority in the field of high-tech weapons is again raised”Sirsky said.

“This is the only way we can defeat a big enemy,” the Ukrainian commander insisted, implicitly demanding more weapons from Kyiv's Western allies. “It is also necessary to improve the quality of training of soldiers,” he noted.

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UkraineInvaded by Russia in February 2022, it has been asking its Western allies for months for more ammunition and air defense systems.

But the Republican-dominated US Congress has been blocking approval of an additional $60 billion aid package for months.

Russia has recently made its first territorial gains since capturing Bagmut and is trying to advance against Ukrainian units hampered by delays in the delivery of key Western military aid.

“The enemy is aggressively attacking our positions in the Lyman and Pakmut sectors … In the Pokrovsk sector, they are trying to break through our defenses using dozens of tanks and armored personnel carriers”Sirsky said.

“The question of achieving technological superiority over the enemy through high-tech weapons has again arisen. Only in this way can we defeat a great enemy.He said.

“The second serious problem is to improve the quality of training of military personnel, especially infantry units, so that they can take full advantage of all the capabilities of Western military equipment and weapons,” Sirsky added.

Ukraine's European allies are busy training their forces.

(With information from AFP)