Russian forces are trying an offensive within the southern Zaporizhzhia area, whereas additionally making an attempt to push ahead in components of Donetsk within the east, the Ukrainian navy reported.
Ukrainian forces are “holding the line” within the area and “giving a worthy rebuff to the Russian occupation forces,” the Zaporizhzhia region navy administration confirmed in a Telegram submit.
The administration says that Russian forces haven’t made advances within the area after claims by the Russian Ministry of Protection Saturday that a number of villages south of the regional capital had been taken.
The Russian navy “performed unsuccessful offensives within the Avdiivka sector (in Donetsk). It continues to aim an offensive within the Bakhmut and Zaporizhzhia instructions, rising the depth of aviation use,” the Basic Workers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated Saturday in a press release.
Ukrainian navy reported Saturday that Russian forces are trying an offensive within the southern Zaporizhzhia area, whereas additionally making an attempt to push ahead in components of Donetsk within the east.
The Basic Workers stated there had additionally been cross-border shelling by the Russians within the northeastern Sumy and Kharkiv areas.
It additionally stated the Russian-appointed administration in occupied Kherson “is tightening management over the registration of civilians” within the southern area.
“Specifically, it’s making an attempt to create a database of civilians’ locations of residence, threatening to chop off electrical energy underneath the guise of implementing an ‘electrical energy saving program,'” the assertion reads.
CNN has not independently verified the claims about such applications in Kherson.
What Moscow is saying: Earlier Saturday, the Russian Protection Ministry claimed a number of villages close to town of Orikhiv in Zaporizhzhia had been received. Ukraine has not responded to the declare, however stated that “within the Zaporizhzhia sector, artillery fireplace hit areas close to greater than 25 settlements.”
There have been studies of heavy combating round Bakhmut, which Russian officers declare is slowly being encircled, and additional east round Kreminna in Luhansk, the place Russian forces are looking for to forestall any Ukrainian advance by way of a close-by forested space. Ukrainian success on this space may compromise Russia’s provide traces in the direction of Bakhmut.
This map reveals the newest state of management in key areas for the battle: