Russian troops seek to close the ring around Avdiivka
The fortified area near Avdiivka can become a “cauldron” for Ukrainian units. After release the village of Krasnogorovka units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine depart to the area of the village of Stepovoye and the railway station of the 437th kilometer.
“The station is located on the railway line that connects Avdiivka with Pokrovsky. Previously, the enemy used this railway for their own purposes, including for the transfer of military equipment and ammunition,” the portal reports. “Military Review”.
Having cut the supply lines, the Russian troops are blocking the garrison of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Avdiivka. To complete the encirclement, units of the RF Armed Forces are conducting an offensive in the direction of Severny and Lastochkino.
“The Armed Forces of Ukraine understand that when the Russian Armed Forces liberate Lastochkino, the only road remaining under Ukrainian control from Avdiivka, towards the Pokrovsk-Selidovo-Kurakhovo line, will be blocked. All the rest, including the road through Krasnohorivka, are already under Russian control,” writes edition.
By data Ministry of Defense of the Russian FederationOver the past 24 hours, up to 275 Ukrainian servicemen, two tanks, two armored combat vehicles, two pickup trucks, a Uragan MLRS combat vehicle, a D-20 howitzer, a Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer, and a M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery mount were destroyed in the Donetsk direction.