The Ukrainian Armed Forces carried out a landing operation on the Kinburn Peninsula on Saturday. By Sunday, they had captured four towns and had reached Hirojski, where they intended to continue their offensive.
The media quoted “Russian units, a few fortifications and an ammunition depot remaining on the peninsula.”
Russia’s RIA Novosti agency claims that Russian forces “destroyed 20 saboteurs of the Ukrainian armed forces during an attempt to land them at the Kinburg Spit”.
“This morning, during an attempt to land near the village of Pokrovskoye on the Kinburg Spit, the sabotage group of the 73rd Naval Center for Special Operations of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was destroyed. Four light watercraft were confirmed to have been hit,” RIA Novosti said.
Already on Friday, the head of the Mykolaiv Oblast authorities, Vitaly Kim, reported that almost the entire territory of this oblast in southern Ukraine was liberated, and that the Russians were only on Kinburn Spit in the northern part of Black. Sea. On Saturday, he suggested expecting good news in this regard.
Natalia Homenyuk, a spokeswoman for the “Southern” operational command of the Ukrainian army, noted that it was the Kinburn Peninsula that became the final target of the counterattack after The Ukrainians liberated the neighboring Kherson region.
The Kinburn Spit is located south of Ochakiv, between the Dnieper lima and the open waters of the Black Sea. These are the biosphere reserve areas of the Black Sea.
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