There are battles for Kherson
On August 29, the Armed Forces of Ukraine started army operations to liberate Kherson from the invaders. This was introduced by the deputy head of the Odessa regional army administration Alexei Matsulevich.
In flip, the Ukrainian army command stated that in the Kherson route the enemy is now weakened, however persistence is wanted and perceive the guidelines and sequence of actions of army models.
As the head of the press middle of the Southern Protection Forces, Natalya Gumenyuk, famous, all data about the hostilities needs to be “in silence.”
APU broke by means of the protection of the invaders
Earlier it grew to become known that the militants of the 109th regiment of the so-known as “DPR” retreated from their positions near Kherson. The Russian paratroopers who have been masking them additionally fled the battlefield.
The breakthrough of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Kherson was confirmed by the deputy of the Kherson Regional Council Sergey Khlan. In response to him, throughout the evening and morning of August 29, the enemy troops suffered severe losses. The Armed Forces of Ukraine struck at the positions of the invaders in Kherson, Antonovka, Oleshki, Nova Kakhovka, Lyubimovka, Berislav.
Additionally, the Southern Protection Forces reported that the fireplace management of the Armed Forces of Ukraine had yielded outcomes. In the Kherson area, ammunition depots, concentrations of army tools, air protection of the enemy, which had been pulling up its forces and reserves for a very long time, have been destroyed.
Occupiers “reduce off” from Crimea
All giant bridges in the Kherson area at the moment are unsuitable for visitors. Solely pedestrian crossings are open.
The Antonovsky vehicle and railway bridges, in addition to the bridge in Novaya Kakhovka, have been badly broken because of this of common and correct HIMARS strikes. Consequently, the invaders truly misplaced the provide of weapons and personnel from the territory of Crimea.
The Kakhovka Operational Group of Forces known as the scenario with the bridges “a superb probability for Ukraine to return its territories.”
In response to Colonel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev, all essential bridges in the Kherson area after the assaults of the Ukrainian army require restore and can’t be used for his or her supposed objective.
Nevertheless, the occupiers nonetheless transport some tools alongside them and use pontoon crossings. However in the present situations, they will be unable to satisfy the wants of all their models in the occupied territory, which is efficiently utilized by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Mass exodus of army commanders of the Russian Federation
In current weeks, the command of the occupiers and collaborative troops have been fleeing the Kherson area with their households. The Ukrainian army urged that this may very well be one other “goodwill gesture” of the occupiers.
In response to the data of the Kakhovka police station, the commanders of Russian models are step by step shifting to a safer place on the proper financial institution of the Dnieper. The identical applies to the “native beau monde” of collaborators.
How can the scenario in the Kherson area develop?
As a army knowledgeable, reserve colonel Oleg Zhdanov, stated in a commentary to RBC-Ukraine, the scenario in the Kherson area is growing in favor of Ukraine. It is the finest of all operational areas. The Armed Forces of Ukraine have the prospect of forcing the enemy to retreat even with the slightest effort – solely on account of fireplace influence.
“We fully reduce the proper financial institution of the Dnieper, destroying the bridges throughout the Ingulets River. Due to this fact, we will begin in flip, first urgent and destroying the Kherson route. Then the grouping of Russian troops in the Kryvyi Rih route is in such a semi-encirclement from our troops,” Zhdanov famous.
In response to the knowledgeable, a breakthrough in the Kherson area could also be a trial probability for the Armed Forces of Ukraine relating to the protection of Russian troops. And the Russian military is prone to have issues on account of disrupted logistics, lack of gasoline and ammunition.
At the identical time, Zhdanov careworn that the Russian military had constructed a number of traces of protection near Kherson, and the liberation of the metropolis wouldn’t be a fast army operation.
Chronicle of occasions
Russian troops occupied half of the Kherson area in the first days of the battle. The aggressor military invaded these territories from the Crimea.
Kherson is the solely regional middle that was underneath the management of the enemy military throughout the complete interval of the full-scale invasion.
At the identical time, native residents repeatedly went to professional-Ukrainian rallies. With out help amongst the inhabitants, the occupiers confronted the downside of organizing a “referendum” on becoming a member of the area to the Russian Federation.
At the finish of Might, the Ukrainian army started counter-offensive operations in the southern route. Thus far, it has been attainable to de-occupy about 50 settlements in the area on the borders with the Dnipropetrovsk and Nikolaev areas.
All through the summer season, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repeatedly inflicted efficient strikes on ammunition depots, command posts and bases of the enemy in the Kherson area.
The exact work of HIMARS difficult the logistics of the occupiers. The bridges throughout the Dnieper have been broken – the traces of communication with the Crimea, from the place the Russians transferred army tools and reserves.
At the finish of July, the Ukrainian army command introduced that the scenario in the Kherson area had come underneath the fireplace management of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.