• 12/04/2024 21:10

Russian troops are preparing to attack Avdiivka: ISW battle maps

The Ukrainian military is conducting important positional battles on most direct lines. Russia is preparing to become more active in the Avdiivskyi direct. The goal is to concentrate over 40 thousand soldiers in this area.

RBC-Ukraine informs about this in its communications to the Institute of Warfare (ISW).

The situation in the Kharkiv and Lugansk regions

It appears that on the 21st day the Russian troops moved out of Svatove for the day before the positional battles of the Kup'yansk-Svatove line, and not the confirmation of changes on the line there was no front.

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation confirmed that the Russian troops had buried Krokhmalne, and the river commander of the command of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, Lieutenant Colonel Volodymyr Fito, stated that the Ukrainian troops had withdrawn from the settlement.

21 today, Russian and Ukrainian news reports reported that positional battles were beginning to descend from Kupyanska in the area of ​​Sinkivka and Lake Liman; Petropavlivka, at daytime sunset from Svatovoye in the area of ​​Krokhmalny and Stelmakhivka and in the area of ​​​​Kolomiychikha.

Fito stated that by the end of 2024, the Russian military had spent 7,055 thousand rubles on the Kupyansky and Limansky direct routes, and in 2023, the Russian military had spent approximately 14 thousand on these direct routes.

2 1st day positional combat actions were running on Limansky directly. Russian and Ukrainian authorities reported that battles were taking place on the evening approach from Kreminna in the Zhytlivka area; in the area of ​​Tern and Yampolivka, Dibrova and Serebryansky Forest and Bilogorivka.

The ZSU General Staff reported that on the 21st day the Russian military carried out at least 13 assaults on the Limansky direct, on the 19th day – no less than 24, on the 20th day – no less than 25.

Ukrainian military, I who recently fought near the Serebryansky forest, declaring in an interview published on 21 September, Russian armies were able to conquer forested areas for easier capture of artillery systems and rely on reduced visibility to lead larger groups for assault.

Battles near the Donetsk region

Near Bakhmut, positional battles took place for 21 days, but there were no confirmed changes on this front. Russian and Ukrainian news reports reported about battles in the area of ​​Bogdanivka, in the direction of Ivanivsky, in the area of ​​Klishchivka and Andriivka and on the daytime approach from Gorlivka in the area of ​​Pivnichny and Shum iv.

On geolocation frames published on 21 September, it is clear that Russian troops popped up in the area of ​​the restaurant “Tsar's Hunt” along Soborna Street and across the dark trees on the day before approaching Avdiivka.

Ukrainian military observer Kostyantyn Mashovets stated that Russian troops prowled the streets of Kolosova and Lermentova, although ISW does not have visual confirmation of this prowl.

Russian and Ukrainian officials stated that the positional battles were preparing for a daylight approach from Avdiivka in the area of ​​Novobakhmutivka and Stepovoy; bіl Avdiivsky coke, bіl Severny, Pervomaisk, Vodian and Nevelsk.

The commander of the Taurian grouped army of the ZSU, Brigadier General Oleksandr Tarnavsky, and the riverman, Colonel Oleksandr Shtupun, stated that the Russian troops are preparing to force activity in Avdiyivskoe directly and have concentrated over 40 thousand people in this area.

Tarnavsky noted that the Russian armies are for the rest two dobis did not carry out airstrikes on the Tavriysky direct.

For 21 days, positional combat operations continued to enter and exit Donetsk, but there was no confirmation of changes in the front line in this area. It was located near Mar'inka, Georgiyivka and Novomikhaylivka.

“Pivdennaya all”

For 21 days at the end of the Zaporizhzhya region there were positional battles, but there was no confirmation of changes in the front line. The point was near Robotynoy, Novoprokopivka and at the entrance to Verbovoy.

Kostyantin Mashovets reported that the Russian 237th Airborne Regiment had been reinstated last year and unsuccessfully attempted to push back Ukrainian forces from their position on entering Verbovoy.

We also believe that the Russian 70th Motorized Rifle Regiment and the 104th Airborne Regiment conducted unsuccessful assault operations near Robotiny.

21 days on the descending (left) birch of Khersonsko The area experienced positional battles, but line changes were confirmed there was no front. Zitknennya bulya near Krynok.

Russian and occupation officials have confirmed that the Ukrainian military has avoided any recent missile attacks on occupied Crimea for 21 days. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that the Russian PPO managed to pass three Ukrainian missiles over the Black Sea to protect Crimea.

The occupation power of Crimea immediately closed the Kerch town. Russian officials have periodically shut down security measures following Ukrainian strikes, likely through the threat of further attacks that could be launched locally.

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