After the Ukrainian General Staff announced Tuesday, that Russian forces Still bombing the city of Bakhmut, Solidar, and several towns in Donetsk, British intelligence acknowledged that Moscow had made significant progress in those areas.
In a statement, it added that the Russian forces now control most of the city.
Rearrange the rows
This came after Kyiv announced that Moscow is focusing its efforts to seize the Donetsk region within the administrative borders.
The General Staff statement confirmed that the Russian forces continue their offensive operations towards Bakhmut, Avdeev and Liman, in an attempt to improve the tactical position towards Kobian.
She added that the Russians regrouped, recovered manpower, transferred additional offensive units, changed tactics, and launched assaults there.
Fatal mistake in Donetsk
It also made it clear that Russia has deployed a large number of offensive units composed of the best reserves of the Wagner Group.
The most ferocious attacks!
It is noteworthy that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had announced that his forces were withstanding new and more severe attacks on Solidar, near Bakhmut, in the east of the country, which Moscow has been trying to control for months.
Massacre of Russian forces in Donetsk
Zelensky made it clear in his daily speech that these attacks are the most severe since the start of the Russian campaign against those areas.
Solidar is located in the Donetsk region, about 15 kilometers from the city of Bakhmut, which had a pre-war population of 70,000 and is now a center of fighting.
Earlier on Monday, Ukrainian forces announced that they had repulsed an attempt to seize Solidar, but fighting has resumed.
It also confirmed that during the past 24 hours, Russian forces launched 31 air strikes and 72 missile systems.