The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported in a statement issued on Saturday morning that the Russian 64th Autonomous Rifle Brigade, which took part in the killing of civilians in Bokza, is now operating in the Izyum district of the Kharkiv region.
At Izium, this brigade – as confirmed by the Ukrainian command – He has already suffered losses. The crew’s announcement, which describes the situation at the front as of Saturday morning, was posted on Facebook.
Russian forces launch offensive operations in Donetsk regionmainly – in the Siewierodoniecka region, as well as in Lugansk region. Attacks continue on the town of Novotoshkiysky and the storming of Popasna, Rubichny, and Marginka.
The goal of these activities – according to the staff – “to fully control the territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk states and provide a land route between these areas and the occupied Crimea.”
The occupying forces are regrouping. The enemy continues to bombard its military and civilian infrastructure with missiles and bombs”- assesses the staff, describing the situation in these eastern regions of Ukraine.
The announcement also mentioned that a group of mercenaries from the so-called Russian private military company called the Wagner Group. Staff thought that almost 200 mercenaries and some of them are now in the Novopakhmotivka district of the Donetsk region.