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Military Overview: Russian Forces Launched Offensive In Zaporozhie

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Military Overview: Russian Forces Launched Offensive In Zaporozhie

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In 2023, Russian forces switched to active offensive operations on the Ukrainian front lines. Since the beginning of the year, Russian Wagner fighters managed to take control of the city of Soledar and continued their offensive to the west. They continued to surround the Ukrainian grouping in Bakhmut, destroying the Seversk-Soledar-Bakhmut defense line of the AFU.

The successes of the Russians in the area of Bakhmut and Soledar forced the Ukrainian command to strengthen the grouping in this region, including by transferring reinforcements from other front lines where positional battles have been ongoing for months. After the Ukrainian defense in the southern regions was weakened, the units of the Russian Army went on the offensive on various Ukrainian positions in the Zaporozhye region. And they have already achieved some success.

 

 

On January 21, Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the regional administration created in the territories under Russian control, claimed that the first line of defense of Ukrainian troops which was built along the Kamenskoye— Orekhov—Gulyai-Pole line had been overwhelmed in the Zaporozhye direction.

“Somewhere there is a reconnaissance by combat, somewhere there is a more in-depth offensive, which is accompanied by mop up operations a number of settlements. Our (Russian) army has the initiative all along the front line. There are active hostilities,” he told Russian media.

In recent days, the Russian Army took control of the villages of Lobkovo, Novoandreevka, Novodanilovka, Malaya Tokmachka, Belogorye and Malye Shcherbaki. Russian troops are attacking in the area of Stepnoye and Malaya Tokmachka, trying to reach the city of Orekhov from the western and southeastern directions. At the moment, there are intense battles for the neighboring villages of Shcherbaki and Small Shcherbaki, where a large grouping of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is deployed, including units of the 65th separate motorized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the 98th brigade of Territorial Defense.  Control of these villages will cut the road leading to the north. In the area of Kamenskoye, a hangar with weapons and military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed.

On January 21, Russian troops continued to actively advance in the Zaporozhye direction, conducting offensive operations from several directions at once. Russian units are currently securing their positions and end the mop up operations in the settlements located along the road which has recently come under their control. At the same time, Russian artillery is heavily shelling Ukrainian positions, paving the way for further offensive.

Russian forces also launched offensive operations near the town of Gulyai-Pole.

The Russian offensive is complicated by the steppes where the advancing units can be easily targeted by Ukrainian artillery. Thus, Russian troops are operating with close support of the Russian aviation.

In its turn, the Ukrainian military command is urgently pulling the military reserves back to the Zaporozhye region.

Military Overview: Russian Forces Launched Offensive In Zaporozhie

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The city of Orekhov is of strategic importance as it is one of the key strongholds of the Ukrainian defense line in the south which was built along Kamenskoye — Orekhov — Gulyai-Pole line. Control of Kamenskoye and Orekhov paves the way towards the city of Zaporozhye. The breakthrough of Russian in the area of Orekhov will cut the AFU grouping into two parts.

Russian success on the Ukrainian front lines is a result of the effective coordination of military operations between the combat units of the Russian Ministry of Defense and the Wagner PMCs. Despite all attempts of Kiev propaganda to convince the public that there is the conflict between the Russian generals and the commanders of the PMCs, Russian victories in Bakhmut and Zaporozhie regions reveal that the Russian military face no problems in coordination of their units on different font lines.

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JHK

commies and jews fight like turtles in Ukraine.

How can I support you to increase the violence and destruction of your own subhuman race?

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JHK

the armageddon battle of pagan rus fagner ziggers vs pagan rus azov witwiggers.

JHK

Germanic R1b should throw r1b brit-am jews under the bus.

JHK

krussia (like kikesis) should do a special operation in london and jew york, and move out of Asia to somewhere else like south africunt apartheid or fagner prisons.

JHK

russians should be thrown in prison and then sent to fight in Ukraine as Wankner against fagner and see who kills the other more while we watch and laugh.

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JHK

Special Operation R1a KYS

7even-N-6

Russia is launching offensives on every front, breaking through all of Ukraine’s defenses and Ukraine has now resorted to drafting teenagers and the handicapped as canon fodder. These tiny little setbacks do not change a dam thing, Ukraine is winning and winning big. Once those 12 leopard tanks arrive, according to every BBC, CNN and Kiev analyst its all over for the Russians. Yes the javelins were supposed to be the game changers, same with the Stingers, Bayraktars and Himars but trust Anderson Cooper’s expert military analysis, this time these 12 leopard tanks will be the absolute game changer watch. I’m sure of it.

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Cromwell

Indeed i can just see it,Zelenskey making a big speech on top of a Nazi tank,many of you will die but its a price i am willing to pay LOL!

John Tosh

“Russia will win this war at a great cost to Russia” ; My assessment approximately one year ago.

Strange thing about visions….. you don’t know how it will happen but you know the outcome.

For example, you know Zelensky is going to die…. but you don’t know how or when he is going to die!

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Clyde

Derp. We’re all going to die. Can you think of a real war that is ever won without a great cost? Thanks for playing, Kreskin.

John Tosh

Ok. Russia wins. Is that better ?

Sunny

According to the 90+% of the people who live in the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine, who voted to rejoin Russia, it is. Maybe it’s time to let the actual residents decide what’s best for them instead of America forcing their will upon everyone?

Boohootin

@John

You see this as a black and white conflict, when in fact it’s all fake and the real enemy is taking care not to expose his face to you. Therefore I’ll post an excerpt from an old 1952 Speech held by a man from the same circles which are responsible and behind the current so-called “Ukraine-War” too. Read it carefully, and if you own a brain, you’ll be easily able to see the shocking, really eye-opening parallels.

January 12th, 1952 Speech of Rabbi Emmanuel Rabinovich, in Budapest, Hungary

… The goal for which we have striven so concertedly for three thousand years is at last within our reach, and because its fulfillment is so apparent, it behooves us to increase our efforts and our caution tenfold. I can safely promise you that before ten years have passed, our race will take its rightful place in the world, with every Jew a king and every Gentile a slave (Applause from the gathering). You remember the success of our propaganda campaign during the 1930’s, which aroused anti-American passions in Germany at the same time we were arousing anti-German passions in America, a campaign which culminated in the Second World War. A similar propaganda campaign is now being waged intensively throughout the world. A war fever is being worked up in Russia by an incessant anti-American barrage while a nation-wide anti-Communist scare is sweeping America. This campaign is forcing all the smaller nations to choose between the partnership of Russia or an alliance with the United States. Our most pressing problem at the moment is to inflame the lagging militaristic spirit of the Americans. The failure of the Universal Military Training Act was a great setback to our plans, but we are assured that a suitable measure will be rushed through Congress immediately after the 1952 elections. The RUSSIANS, as well as the ASIATIC peoples, are well under control and offer no objections to war, but we must wait to secure the Americans.

This we hope to do with the issue of Anti-Semitism, which worked so well in uniting the Americans against Germany. We are counting heavily on reports of anti-Semitic outrages in Russia to whip up indignation in the United States and produce a front of solidarity against the Soviet power. Simultaneously, to demonstrate to Americans the reality of anti-Semitism, we will advance through new sources large sums of money to outspokenly anti-Semitic elements in America to increase their effectiveness, and we shall stage Anti-Semitic outbreaks in several of their largest cities. This will serve the double purpose of exposing reactionary sectors in America, which then can be silenced, and of welding the United States into a devoted anti-Russian unit. (Note: — Protocol of Zion No. 9, para. 2, states that anti-Semitism is controlled by them. At the time of this speech they had already commenced their campaign of anti-Semitism in Czechoslovakia). Within five years, this program will achieve its objective, the Third World War, which will surpass in destruction all previous contests. Israeli, of course, will remain neutral, and when both sides are devastated and exhausted, we will arbitrate, sending our Control Commissions into all wrecked countries. This war will end for all time our struggle against the Gentiles.

We will openly reveal our identity with the races of Asia and Africa. I can state with assurance that the last generation of white children is now being born. Our Control Commissions will, in the interests of peace and wiping out inter- racial tensions.

Forbid the Whites to mate with Whites. The White Women must cohabit with members of the dark races, the White Men with black women. Thus the White Race will disappear, for the mixing of the dark with the White means the end of the White Man, and our most dangerous enemy will become only a memory. We shall embark upon an era of ten thousand years of peace and plenty, the Pax Judaica, and our race will rule undisputed over the world. Our superior intelligence will easily enable us to retain mastery over a world of dark peoples.

Question from the gathering: Rabbi Rabinovich, what about the various religions after the Third World War?

Rabinovich: There will be no more religions. Not only would the existence of a priest class remain a constant danger to our rule, but belief in an after-life would give spiritual strength to irreconcilable elements in many countries, and enable them to resist us. We will, however, retain the rituals and customs of Judaism as the mark of our hereditary ruling caste, strengthening our racial laws so that no Jew will be allowed to marry outside our race, nor will any stranger be accepted by us. (Note: Protocol of Zion No. 17 para. 2, states: ‘Now that freedom of conscience has been declared everywhere (as a result of their efforts they have previously stated) only years divide us from the moment of the complete wrecking of that [Hated] Christian Religion. As to other religions, we shall have still less difficulty with them.’)

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http://www.rense.com/general45/full.htm

https://birthofanewearthblog.com/the-jewish-agenda-to-destroy-the-white-race/

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John Tosh

Lol. China and India are the future. Where does that leave your 1952 lunatic

Nobodyinparticular

Have you heard “If I were a rich man” by Chaim Topol? It was a hit song in the 1960’s about similar plans!

VIV

I detect a hint of sarcasm here young Skywalker , your skills in the farce are now complete.

One scoop or two?

Anderson Pooper Scooper gets all the best scoops.

7even-N-6

So what if U.S. navy seals are being sent to the front line to die. Navy seals are overrated anyways. Ukraine is winning guys. Slava Ukraina, slava cocaina

Mexican Beaner 🇲🇽

Russians will never meet them. They will be minced meat by artillery.

Sam

Now Russia should start new offensive from North along East side of the Dnieper River. This will stretched UA forces and cut all the UA force on the East side of the Dnieper River

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William White

I think they’re on the right track now.

Icarus Tanović

Give us 300 Abrams M1s, cries a goblin from kiev! We will then sell them and get the fuck of off Fuckraine to Maldives or our 300 million dolar worth villas in Beverley hills.

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Disinfo

They should attack Sumy after establishing this drive, hit them where they ain’t.

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Crimea is 100% Liberated

Have we won yet? https://t.me/DonbassDevushka/41778

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Clyde

He died doing what he loved, like so many others. Getting killed by Russians.

Arestovych

Anybody know where I can hide out? I’m kind of in a jam here.

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Emrisrex

Well done Russia, on to Kiev!

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Elgar

It appeared to the person there that Russia’s intelligence agencies were using the bloggers to shift the blame for the war’s failings to the Ministry of Defense. Mr. Zatulin, the Putin ally in Parliament, insisted he supported the war, but said a blame game has broken out, and took a side himself.

“Of course, to a certain degree, we now have an element of everyone wanting to dump the responsibility on someone else,” Mr. Zatulin said.

“But I think that the main miscalculations,” he added, “were made by the Defense Ministry and the General Staff” — the military’s top brass.

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Johannes Ekhman

By summer’s end, Russian leaders had sent their best troops far to the south, leaving skeleton crews behind. So when the Ukrainians swept in and attacked the northeast, hoping to recapture occupied land, soldiers like were cut down or melted away in a chaotic retreat.

Military analysts had warned of such a danger before the invasion. Even as tens of thousands of Russian soldiers massed ominously along Ukraine’s borders, they said, the Kremlin had not sent enough to occupy the entire country. The Russian war plans for the 26th Tank Regiment signaled the same problem: Expect no reinforcements.

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Johannes Ekhman

Russia managed to take territory, frequently at enormous cost. But how to keep it was often an afterthought.

“The army, the generals, the soldiers weren’t ready,” said Mr. Tsaryov, the man identified as a puppet leader the Kremlin could install in Ukraine.

He said the Russian Army had spread itself so thin across Ukraine after invading that it “would move through cities and not leave behind even a garrison, even a small one to stick up a Russian flag and defend it.”

Johannes Ekhman

The 202nd Rifle Regiment of the Luhansk People’s Republic — Kremlin-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine — was one of them. It had nearly 2,000 men, but was almost completely dependent on foot soldiers.More than a dozen pages of its rosters detail the particulars of the unit’s suffering, down to a lack of warm clothing and boots. Several of its soldiers were in their 50s, including one who experienced “cardiac failure,” while one of its youngest casualties, a 20-year-old named Vladimir, endured “frostbite of the lower limbs.” Yet another complained on a phone call intercepted by the Ukrainians that he had no armored vest and a helmet from the 1940s.

Johannes Ekhman

“Our battalion, for instance, has already gone more than three weeks without receiving ammunition from the army,” the pro-Russian militia commander, Mr. Khodakovsky, said on Telegram in September.

In an interview, another soldier described having only the vaguest sense of how to use his weapons. He recounted being advised to fire judiciously, one round at a time, rather than blasting his rifle uncontrollably. But he wasn’t sure how to do that. So, shortly before going into combat, he said, he turned to a commander and asked how to switch his rifle off fully automatic.

Frantisek

Russia came to rely on such battered, inexperienced troops after months of tactics that more closely resembled 1917 than 2022. Commanders sent waves of troops into the range of heavy artillery, eking out a few yards of territory at grievous tolls.

Tommy Jensen

The problems is Russia counted too much on the Siberian winter concept around Leningrad and bought 2 mio ski’s and 2 mio skating boots for the army, just to realize the problem in Ukraine now is muddy terrain and muddy waters.

So now today its too late for rock’n roll. Only a High Lander with wellies can do the stuff.

leviathan

“….Commanders sent waves of troops into the range of heavy artillery….” – that would be the Ukrainian commanders you are talking about right?

Zed

Had Russia invented the Iskanders and Kinzalhs in 1917? Are you sure?

Anglo Suckers

The latest Western Wunderwaffe will not do jack shit

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Johannes Ekhman

The splintered Russian forces have sparred openly. After Russian forces withdrew from northeast Ukraine in late summer, Mr. Kadyrov called for the Russian commander responsible to be demoted to private and shipped to the front, “to wash his shame away with blood.”

Prigozhin weighed in, too: “All these bastards should go with machine guns barefoot to the front.”

The public finger-pointing has added to a sense of disarray within the Russian war effort. Mr. Putin has replaced several top military commanders. Yet he has stuck with Mr. Shoigu, his defense minister, and with General Gerasimov, the chief of the military’s general staff, because firing them would amount to a public acknowledgment that the war is going badly

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Shit country makes shit military

Despite its weaponry and bravado, Wagner has struggled on the battlefield. Some Ukrainian soldiers say it is a formidable foe. Yet for nearly six months, Wagner’s troops have been trying to seize the small industrial city of Bakhmut, in the eastern Donetsk region, and have been kept at bay by Ukrainian forces at great cost to both sides — prompting a rare public acknowledgment of Ukraine’s fighting prowess..

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Ausjac

the slow progress is a sign that they are not going to sacrifice lives for land. Being outgunned 60,000 to 6000 per day it makes sense to go slow after killing off the UAF in their thousands through artillery. Please explain why they have sent regiment after regiment into Bakhmut and Soledar over the last month. It’s called a meat grinder and no matter how much our media and leaders try to spin it Ukrainians will have no millitary come summer. That’s the sad truth. Western world don’t give a rats arse about Ukraine… it’s all about weakening Russia.

leviathan

Despite its billions of NATO weaponry, training and its bravado, Ukraine has struggled on the battlefield. Some Ukrainian soldiers say they are a formidable foe. Yet for nearly six months,Ukraine’s troops have been trying to defend the small industrial city of Bakhmut, in the eastern Donetsk region, and have been pounded by Russian artillery at great cost to themselves — prompting a rare public acknowledgment of Ukraine’s tragic losses.

Shit country makes shit military

Hundreds of Wagner troops have been killed in the war, and several of the group’s fighter jets have been downed. The convicts Mr. Prigozhin has recruited appear to be little more than cannon fodder and make up a vast majority of casualties among Wagner forces. Another former Russian inmate recruited by Mr. Prigozhin said he was left in a shallow trench at the front lines near Bakhmut for four days with no food or water and little sense of what he was supposed to be doing, other than dragging away the many bodies of his dead comrades. It was no wonder, he said, that some of Wagner’s recruits decided to flee.

Shit country makes shit military

“The collective system of circular, mutual self-deception is the herpes of the Russian Army,” the pro-Russian militia commander Aleksandr Khodakovsky wrote on Telegram in June. The mounting failures drove a cadre of pro-Russian military bloggers to a boiling point. While still cheerleaders for the war, they began to openly criticize Russia’s performance. “I’ve been keeping quiet for a long time,” the blogger Yuri Podolyaka said in May, after hundreds of soldiers died in a river crossing. “Due to stupidity — I emphasize, because of the stupidity of the Russian command — at least one battalion tactical group was burned, possibly two.”.

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leviathan

“….still cheerleaders for the war, they began to openly criticize Russia’s performance….” more freedom of speech on platforms in Russia than in NATO countries. The growth of censorship and controlled narrative in western media since the Vietnam war is dramatic.

Johannes Ekhman

They Russians never had a chance. Fumbling blindly through cratered farms, the troops from Russia’s 155th Naval Infantry Brigade had no maps, medical kits or working walkie-talkies, they said. Just a few weeks earlier, they had been factory workers and truck drivers, watching an endless showcase of supposed Russian military victories at home on state television before being drafted in September. One medic was a former barista who had never had any medical training. Now, they were piled onto the tops of overcrowded armored vehicles, lumbering through fallow autumn fields with Kalashnikov rifles from half a century ago and virtually nothing to eat, they said. Russia had been at war most of the year, yet its army seemed less prepared than ever.

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Shit country makes shit military

Poor bastards were really digging their own graves. Russian soldier has always been poorly trained, poorly supplied used just as cannon fodder.

AliG

But how do explain the current success of these guys? Ukraine has the same problems now. To many professionals have died and volunteers have followed

Frantisek

U.S. intelligence analysts, did not recognize the significance of rampant corruption and incompetence in the Putin regime, particularly in both the Russian army and Moscow’s defense industries. Current and former intelligence officials told The Intercept’s James Rosen and Ken Klippsenstein that U.S. intelligence missed the impact of corrupt insider dealing and deceit among Putin loyalists in Moscow’s defense establishment, which has left the Russian army a brittle and hollow shell.

Zed

It seems that the 49 Ukrainians left alive in Bakhmut are all writing here.

Tommy Jensen

After defending Slavic brothers in Donetsk in vain for 11 month, Russia finally broke through the front lines in Donbass in an comprehensive offensive using new fresh mobilised troops, hypersonic Kinzhal and Kalibr missiles, and overtook control of the village Kamenskoye from the Ukro Nazis.

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ZZZ

See the big nato trolls on this page! So we penetrated really through the pigs’ defence!

Johannes Ekhman

From the outside of Russia, the country’s situation becomes more and more tragic — and the price that not only those who have been attacked, but also their own soldiers have to pay for their insanity is growing terrible — but in the declining power system, civic sentiments are not moving at all in the direction that any change of power would be possible. And the pursuit of a military solution is not without problems either, because when the leader is a narcissist who has regressed to a victim mentality, he is at no point able to accept being wrong or losing — but eventually the needs to destroy and self-destruction melt together at the bottom of the sick soul, and it is possible that the little soul will take the whole world with it rather than admit his own utter incapacity.

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Wolpi

Denazify sweden

AliG

Together with Finnland. After Ukraine you can think about a Russian rollback policy of NATO and this will include Finnland and Sweden if Turkey and Hungary keep blocking their membership.

AliG

Where is the so called counter offensive of Ukraine? They claimed to start it when the ground has frozen towards Tokmak. Ukrain military is lying again to get weapons from Germany. Dear Germans don’t be so stupid to believe Ukraine fairy tales. Keep your tanks at home to protect yourself and prevent WW III.

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Joseph similia

Whenever it is that they are saying, “Peace and security!” then sudden destruction is to be instantly on them, just like birth pains on a pregnant woman, and they will by no means escape. 4 But you, brothers, you are not in darkness, so that the day should overtake you as it would thieves, 5 for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We belong neither to night nor to darkness.” 1 thessallonians 5:3-5.

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