According toRussiaAndukraineTroops said heavy fighting broke out in the center of the city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine. Also in Belgorod in southern RussiaTexasIt was again attacked with missiles and at least one person was injured after it was shot down by Russian forces.
Agence France-Presse reported that the industrial town of Bakhmut (Bakhmut) has been the main zone of Russian-Ukrainian fighting in recent months. The Russian mercenary organization “Wagner Group” (Wagner Group) claimed to lead the Russian side occupying the territory.
The Ukrainian military said at a briefing this morning that “Wagner’s attacking forces are advancing from several directions, trying to break through our defensive positions and attack the city centre.” “Our defenders inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy during fierce fighting.”
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner Group, also acknowledged that his forces had faced stiff resistance as they tried to capture the city centre.
“The situation in Bakhmut is very difficult. The enemy fights for every inch of ground. … The closer we get to the city center, the harder the fighting, the more intense the artillery fire … Ukrainians Endless throw away hoards,” he wrote on social media.
On the other hand, the governor of the Belgorod region in southern Russia bordering Ukraine, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said at least one person was reported injured after the Russian military fired four missiles at the state and its administrative center Belgorod today. ,
“There is one person injured so far,” Grakoff wrote on the messaging app Telegram.
Gratcalf did not say who fired the missile, but he has accused Ukrainian forces in neighboring countries of similar attacks in the past.
Belgorod, which shares a border with Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, has come under fire several times since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine a year ago.
Ukraine has rarely publicly claimed responsibility for attacks on Russian territory and Russian-controlled Ukrainian territory.
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