Contents tagged with Vovchansk

  • Ukrainian Forces reclaim key positions in northern Kharkiv amid intense battles

    In Northern Kharkiv region, Ukrainian forces (AFU) have achieved some successes, said Yuriy Fedorенко, commander of the "Achilles" UAV unit within the 92nd Separate Assault Brigade, during a news broadcast.

    The Ukrainian forces have managed to drive Russian troops from several positions in the Kharkiv region. Fedorenko highlighted that the Russian army continuously brings in reinforcements to this front. Additionally, the Russian military maintains offensive operations in the Kharkiv direction, …

  • High casualties and stalled advances: Russian forces face setbacks near Vovchansk and Avdiivka

    According to analysts, Russian pro-military bloggers have reported counterattacks by Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU) near Lyptsi and Hlyboke. There is concern among Russian military ranks that even small concentrations of personnel could become targets for Ukraine’s reconnaissance and fire complexes.

    On July 6th, Russian forces continued their sabotage and reconnaissance activities along the international border between Russia and northeastern Ukraine. One Russian source claimed that Russian …

  • Ukrainian Forces push forward: artillery strikes cripple Russian advances near Lyptsi and Vovchansk

    Vovchansk is increasingly resembling an unattainable objective for Russia as Ukrainian artillery systems decisively target and destroy any visible military equipment of the Russian Federation near Lyptsi.

    The frontline is witnessing a series of positive developments associated with greater autonomy for Ukrainian Armed Forces units and their commanders. Ukrainian military personnel have started showing initiative and are achieving significant local successes, reported Viktor Kevlyuk, an expert …

  • Russia's Kharkiv offensive turns catastrophic: Ukrainian Forces decimate elite brigade

    The Russian advance in the Kharkiv region is turning into a devastating slaughter for the Russian military. Ukrainian Forces have reportedly decimated the elite 83rd Airborne Brigade in the town of Vovchansk. Focus investigates the developments on the Kharkiv front.

    Russia's offensive, aimed at capturing a broad area and bringing heavy artillery closer to Kharkiv or even launching an assault on the city itself, has failed, according to Forbes. "As of several weeks after the 9th of May …

  • Severe losses force premature withdrawal of Russian 83rd Brigade from Vovchansk

    Russian command is prematurely withdrawing the remnants of its battered 83rd Assault Brigade from Vovchansk due to severe losses and deserters, reports influential military blogger “Nikolaevsky Vanek”, who is associated with the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    He noted that the deployment of the Russian 83rd Air Assault Brigade to Vovchansk was known approximately three weeks ago. The group was sent to the frontline for "ambitious objectives", particularly to intensify assaults. They became embroiled …

  • Russian forces escalate air attacks amid battlefield stalemate in Kharkiv region

    Russian forces are continuing to actively use aircraft to drop bombs and launch missile strikes on residential areas in the Kharkiv region. Near Borova, the Ukrainian Forces have thwarted their plans, according to a representative of the Ukrainian operational-strategic group Khortytsia.

    The Russian Armed Forces have paused active combat operations in the Kharkiv region. Nazar Voloshin, the spokesperson for Khortytsia, stated that the Russians are attempting to withdraw units from several …

  • Ukrainian Forces gain ground in Kharkiv region

    In the Kharkiv region, Ukrainian forces (AFU) have made significant progress. Several Telegram channels report that the AFU is "clearing out" the settlements of Hlybokaye and Lukyantsi. However, the situation remains tense in Vovchansk, as the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated in their evening briefing.

    "Clearing operations continue in Hlybokaye and Lukyantsi in the Kharkiv region. The situation is still unclear, more concrete conclusions can be drawn when our forces fully …

  • Russia reinforces troops for renewed offensive in Kharkiv region

    The Russian armed forces have strengthened their assault force for an advance on Borova in [the Kharkiv region. Russia has amassed up to ten thousand troops and around 450 military vehicles, including 200 artillery systems, analysts from DeepState reported on their Telegram channel.

    "From Raigorodok to Novovodyane, the Russians have amassed up to 10,000 troops and approximately 450 military vehicles, including 200 artillery systems. The objective is clear — an attempt to replicate last year’s …

  • Commander resigns amid investigation into Russian breakthrough in Kharkiv

    In late May, investigators from the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) started to look into what occurred during the Russian Federation’s offensive on Kharkiv. They are seeking answers as to how the Russians managed to advance kilometers deep into the Kharkiv region so quickly. By mid-June, it was revealed that the commander of the brigade holding that direction had resigned.

    Lieutenant General Artur Gorbenko, Commander of the 125th Territorial Defense Brigade (TRO), formed in Lviv, …

  • Kremlin : Russia aims to establish 'buffer zone' in ongoing push towards Kharkiv

    According to a representative of the Russian president, the occupying army does not intend to abandon its objective of seizing as much Ukrainian territory as possible.

    Russia has not given up on its plans to advance in the Kharkiv region despite heavy losses. The Russian Armed Forces have been tasked with creating a "buffer zone", said Kremlin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov in a comment to Russian propagandist Pavel Zarubin.

    "The work on creating a buffer zone, a sanitary zone, continues. …