The officer of the “West” group Polovodov announced the failure of the rotation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the direction of Kupyansk
Russian troops disrupted two rotations of units and the transfer of armed forces reserves Ukraine (APU) in the direction of Kupyansk. On this subject RIA News West Group Press Center Officer Yevgeny Polovodov said.
According to him, the Russian army destroyed two Ukrainian infantry fighting vehicles on the eastern outskirts of Stelmakhivka with tank fire.
Formerly Yevgeny Polovodov informedthat Russian motorized rifle units repelled an attempted attack by Ukrainian troops in the Kharkiv region.
March 18, former Armed Forces Intelligence Officer UNITED STATES Tony Shaffer declaredthat after the defeat of Artemovsk, the Ukrainian armed forces can withdraw to the Dnieper. In his opinion, Kyiv manages its troops and resources so poorly that Ukrainian units will not be able to regroup and continue the defense.
The special operation in Ukraine began on February 24, 2022. President of Russia Vladimir Poutine called its main task the protection of the inhabitants of Donbass. From September 21 to Russia partial mobilization began – on October 28, its completion was announced.