On March 11, the joint Russian and LDPR forces achieved some strategic gains on the territory of Ukraine.
The grouping of DPR troops with the fire support of the Russian Armed Forces finished the mop up of the town of Volnovakha and reached the villages of Novoandreevka, Kirilovka, blockaded Blagodatnoye. The advance was 8 kilometers.
The town of Volnovakha was almost completely destroyed.
Local residents confirmed that a Ukrainian tank hit a surgical department in the local hospital, when there were doctors and at least 4 patients without legs.
Forces of the DPR PM are advancing towards the city of Ugledar, while Russian forces blockade the city from the West.
Clashes continue in the Donetsk outskirts, near the town of Pisky. The DPR needs to push the AFU from the region in order to end the permanent shelling of the residential areas in the city.
Meanwhile, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, advanced 11 km more on a wide front from the south, and reached the Novodonetsky – Novomayorskoye – Egorovka area.
As for the LPR grouping in the region of Donbass, no significant advances were reported on March 11. Fighting continues near the cities of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk, ahich risk to be blockaded soon.
The situation on the front lines near the town of Popasnaya also remains the same.
Russian troops at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant:
In the Zaporizhia region, the UAF are still holding the defense along the Kamenskoye-Orekhov-Gulyai-Pole-Velikaya Novoselka front line. Meanwhile, Russian forces are not breaking through the Ukrainian defences to the North and are advancing to the east of this line in the direction of Ugledar and Velikaya Novoselka.
Levanevskogo street in Mariupol:
Street battles for Mariupol continue. There is almost no confirmed information about the detailed situation in the city. Russian and DPR forces have recently managed to advance on the city’s suburbs from the easter, northern and western directions. Clashes continue, while DPR forces are trying to evacuate civilians from the areas that are under control of the Ukrainian nationalist battalions.
The UAF positions:
Destruction of the headquarters of the Azov nationalist battalion:
In the north-eastern regions of Ukraine, the UAF attempted to carry out a counter-offensive from the town of Chuguev towards Balakleya in the Kharkiv region, after it was reported that Russian forces headed towards Chuguev on March 10.
As a result, the UAF were defeated. When retreating back to Chuguev, they had to blow up the bridge near the town. More new photos of civilians trying to leave the city by the breaks of a destroyed bridge, waist deep in water, like it was in the town of Izyum, should be expected.
As for the town of Izyum, the completion of the mop up operations in the town is yet to be reported. Clashes continue in the area.
Ukrainian Bayraktar in action:
Attack on the Russian military column:
Some important military developments were reported in the Kiev region.
Clashes continue in the same areas of Bucha, Irpen and on the Borodyanka-Vorzel line.To the east of the city clashes continue in the Brovary region, where Russian forces continue their reinforcement.
To the west of Kiev, Russian forces reportedly took control over the highway Kiev-Zhytomyr.
In the southern regions, the situation remains relatively stable. The Russian grouping in the region is concentrating forces near Mykolaiv, without attacking the city itself. Fierce artillery shelling continues in the outskirts of the city.
Russian forces have recently moved towards the Kriviy Rig and Nikopol directions. However, no significant gains have been reported in the region so far.
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