with confirmation Ukrainian authorities Previously, the war against the Russian forces did not end with the restoration of the city of Kherson in the south of the country, the pro-Russian Zaporizhia authorities announced that the Ukrainian forces had begun to reinforce their forces in the region.
Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Main Council of Administration of the Zaporizhia Province, which has been under Russian control, since early March, said that the Ukrainian army is strengthening and amassing military forces in the direction of Zaporizhia.
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He also added, in statements today, Saturday, to the Russian Sputnik Agency, that Kyiv is moving its military forces from Kherson to the hubs Zaporizhia.
Kherson location on the map (figurative from Aistock)
In addition, he considered that the plan of the Ukrainians was to reach Berdyansk and at the same time to seize Vasilievka, Bulgi and Melitopol, to open another axis of attack also from the Dnieper River and to capture the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant.
These moves come, after the Ukrainian army regained dozens of villages in the Kherson region, declaring almost complete control over them, in a painful setback for Moscow, especially since Kherson was the first major Ukrainian city to fall into its hands since the outbreak of the conflict on February 24.
It also forms, along with Donetsk, Lugansk, and Zaporizhia, the four regions that the Kremlin announced in late September (2022) its annexation.
Also, its geographical location is of particular importance, as the region is located on the borders of the Dnipro-Petrovsk and Nikolaev regions, and it has a land border with Crimea in the south, while overlooking the Black Sea in the southwest, and in the southeast by the Sea of Azov.