When focusing on the city, where Russia has deployed tens of thousands of wagner mercenaries and regular soldiers and is suffering from mass casualties, Moscow has limited its offensive operations to five areas of the east
Russia has been announcing the imminent fall of Bajmut weeks, but Ukraine continues Donbás municipality.
When focusing on the city, where Russia has deployed tens of thousands of wagner mercenaries and regular soldiers and is suffering from mass casualties, Moscow has limited its offensive operations to five areas of the east of the country of relative importance, in which it has not achieved either Clear victories.
It is the analysis that make the situation of Ukrainian military experts such as the retired colonel Serhiy Recordskiy, which served in peace missions in the old Yugoslavia and Iraq. “Russia is not able to launch an offensive in other addresses, and this is the result of the defensive operation in Bajmut,” Grapskiy told Efe.
In these circumstances, the colonel continues in the reserve, Russia has had to settle for strengthening its positions in the south and has renounced a counteroffensive in Járkov and a possible attack from Belarus over Chernigiv and the capital, Kiev, such as the one that is gave at the beginning of the invasion.
According to the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), Ukraine would be carrying out “a partial tactical withdrawal” of Bajmut before the relentless pressure of Russia, which does not have to translate, clarifies the ISW, in a total withdrawal of the city.
Russia, on the other hand, has denounced that Ukraine has reinforced with several thousand soldiers its group in the direction of Zaporiyia, in the southeast of the country, so that it currently has between 30,000 and 32,000 soldiers on that front. The politician Vladimir Rogov, leader of the Together Movement with Russia in the province of Zaporiyia, has indicated that Ukraine is accumulating combatants in the direction of Zaporiyia to move on to active operations in this region partially controlled by Russia and illegally annexed last September by the Kremlin .
“There is an accumulation of forces, and this is obvious, everything indicates that this (an attempt to attack) will occur at the end of March or early April,” he said. In his opinion, at least 40,000 Ukrainian soldiers must concentrate on this front to move on to an offensive.