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War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

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War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

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April 18 may mark the beginning of a major Russian offence on the Donbass front lines. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced that the 2nd phase of the Russian operation in the Donbas, which Moscow announced at the end of March, had begun. In its turn, Russian military officials are yet confirm the claims.

Nevertheless, hostilities have significantly increased, and Russian missile strikes are pounding the territory of Ukraine.

In the city of Mariupol, the mop up operation continues in the large Azovstal industrial plant. Amid the intense bombing of the facilities, DPR and Russian assault groups entered the territory of Azovstal. According to some reports from the area, the northern part of the plant are already under the DPR control.


On the evening of April 18, Azov nazi fighters claimed that civilians are taking shelter in Azovstal. In fact, they have finally confirmed that thousands of civilians, mainly children and women, are used as a human shield by Ukrainian nazis. During the months of hostilities, humanitarian corridors were provided for evacuation from the Azovstal plant almost on a daily basis. The last one was officially closed on April 18.

It is still not clear what will be the tactics applied by the Russian and DPR troops in the Azovstal. The DPR military officials have already declared that there are a lot of means to push the nationalists out from the plant. Today, there are a lot of reports by the media that the Russian FAB – 5000 bombs will be deployed.

Meanwhile in Mariupol, the mop up operations also continue in some areas in the Primorsky district.

War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

Shelter of AFU soldiers in the seaport

War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

Shelter of AFU soldiers in the seaport

Major developments took place on the front lines near Izyum. Several villages in the Kharkiv region have recently came under the control of Russian forces.

Advance of Russian and LPR forces was reported to the northwest of Izyum. While Kiev officials are claiming the alleged encirclement of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation near Izyum, the villages of Borovaya, Podliman, Yuzhnaya Zhuravka, Nizhny Zoleny were taken out the AFU control. Clashes continue on the Peski-Radkovskie front line.

War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

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War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

Russian trophies

According to military sources in the area, clashes in the area broke out about a week ago.

On about April 9-10, the forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation moved out of the Kupyansk —Kovsharovka area, clashes broke out on the eastern shore of the Oskol reservoir in the direction of Svyatogorsk — Liman.

On April 11, the villages of Boguslavsky and Pershotravinsky (Pervomaisky) districts were occupied by Russian forces.

On April 13, after a short battle, the district center, the Borovaya settlement, came under the control of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. This was officially announced by the local mayor who left the town.

On April 15, the forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation entered the village of Peski-Radkovskie.

The territories to the east of the Oskol water reservoir are of strategic importance as they secure the rear for Russian and LPR troops advancing in the Severodonetsk — Lisichansk region, as well as strengthen Russian positions near Izyum.

The AFU are attempting to counter-attack near Izyum, but to no avail. Fierce clashes continue in the area. Russian forces have recently shot down three Ukrainian warplanes in the area.


The AFU are also active in the Chuguev area, aiming to disrupt the Russian grouping near Izyum.

Meanwhile, to the east of the Borovsky district, the Russian assault on Kremennaya began. On April 18, Allied forces entered the village. This was stated by Sergei Gaidai, who continues to call himself the governor of the Luhansk region. At the same time, he added that the street fighting continues.

Fierce clashes continue in Popasnaya and its surroundings. In the town of Rubezhny fighting continues on the southern outskirts of the city.

Military activity has also greatly increased in the Donetsk region. After the recent advance claimed by the DPR troops, Maryinka front lines remain without significant changes. Positional clashes continue.

To the north of Avdiivka, fighting continues in the Novobakhmutovka area and in the Troitsky area. There is no progress towards New York yet. Avdiivka itself is under heavy shelling. An Ukrainian Su-25 was recently shot down in the area.

War In Ukraine Day 54: Russian Major Offensive In Donbass Began (18+)

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The artillery shelling has significantly increased in the south of the Donbass region.

On April 18, Ukrainian sources reported the beginning of the advance of Russian troops along the Gulyai-Pole – Velikaya Novoselka line in the direction of the village of Pokrovskoye. Russian rockets and artillery struck the AFU positions near the villages of Staromayorskoye, Makarovka, Storozhevo, Neskuchnoye, Vremovka, Priyutnoye, Vishnevoye, Malinovka, Poltavka, Novodarovka, Novoukrainskoye, Stepnoye.

So far, the same sources confirmed the Russian control over the village of Malinovka in the area.

In the other regions, no large-scale offences were conducted by any of the warring parties, positional battles continue.


On April 18, 18 Ukrainian military facilities were destroyed by high-precision air-launched missiles. Among them was the 124th Joint Logistics Support Center of the AFU Logistics Forces command near the city of Lviv. The facility was destroyed along with a large batch of foreign weapons that had arrived in Ukraine from the United States and Europe.


A large ammunition depot was destroyed near the town of Vasilkov in the Kiev region. Two more control points, two positions of the AFU troops and several places of concentration of personnel and military equipment were hit near the towns of Popasnaya, Barvenkovo and Krasny Liman.

In turn, the Russian Aerospace Forces attacked 84 targets. As a result, the Tochka-U tactical missile warhead repair plant in the city of Dnipro, the command post of the local defence battalion near the village of Zelenoye Pole, as well as one fuel storage and two ammunition depots were destroyed.

In addition, 47 areas of concentration of manpower and equipment, along with 22 artillery firing positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, were hit.

On April 18, the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that “as of today, the real documented irretrievable losses of the Ukrainian side amount to 23,367 servicemen,” stressing that the data was obtained from Ukrainian secret documents.


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This is 21st century warefare for sure


Hi Richard, MYy BBC need a massage. Will you be able to do this job with your big mouth? I will pay you handsomely.


a negro doing something useful???


Very hard to find 😂😂😂



Last edited 1 year ago by Slobodan
Nigel Maund

Who gives a damn what you do? This site is devoted to serious news about a very important conflict not some trashy and crude advertising by some disinterested mercenary Yank appropriately surnamed Hoard.

Michigan Man

Russia looks a little bit like the german U-boat situation in 1942. They have superior weapons, and are sinking lots of enemy shiploads – same as russia is destroying lots of ukr oil and ammunion depots. But the enemy can easily replace them and is doing so in a rapid speed which is outnumbering and outweighting the seemingly superior side in the long run. USA + EU and even more countries from around the world are supporting Ukraine with everything at their disposal, from fuel to weapons, yes even fighters, so it is clear that the longer the war drags on, the more desperate the russian situation becomes.

Last edited 1 year ago by Michigan Man

Russians are not desperate, but now time is comming to take off gloves and flatten every nest of defence from naziz and there us, uk , nato bosses. Start downing the AWAX and spy planes at the borders and in ukranian territory . Disturb the us and other spy satelites. Send patroll ships to the entrance of the black see ( the bosporus) every wapons transport have to be confiscated. The longer Russia is whaiting the more nato troops and weapons will come in.


Gli Usa hanno solo UE e Nato . La Russia Cina Africa America Latina. Soprattutto, la Russia e’ quasi un quarto del pianeta , con risorse naturali ineguagliabili e una popolazione pronta a soffrire. Le popolazioni americana ed europee occidentali invece non sopporterebbero morti e distruzioni sul loro territorio.


Not necessarily- The West do not carry large stocks of suitable weapons, for a start all the American/Euro stuff needs trained operators. They are currently having a panic about the number of anti-tank systems they have promised Ukraine, and how many it leaves them at home for a near-future NATO war. Tanks are the the same, its no good donating completely different machinery without a massive backup system, so only USSR-made stuff can easily be used.

Russia has enough to win this, but in the long term both countries will suffer from the effects of losing so many young men inside a declining population. It was all a mistake, but that is what comes of letting America run your country as a stick to poke the bear with.

Greg Galloway

All western armies stocks already depleted, they all claiming they can give no more…


Most of the western equipment is now being destroyed before it even has a chance to be used.

Another point to remember is, that most of this equipment (especially heavier equipment) needs trained operators.

The previously willing and eager western instructors are now realizing, that this is not the type of fight they had immagined getting involved in, as in any previous conflicts they were facing a technologically lesser advanced opponents and they are used to operating with air support and virtual inpunity.

In Ukraine, they are no longer confident that the next day won’t be their last, as the precision rockets can come out of nowhere at any time. This is psychologically very devastating to them and lots of the professionals had already fled.

Yes they have lot of the selfie instagram volunteers, whom have never seen war and whom had never experienced hardships, but those will be used as cannon fodder very shortly, as they are too dumb to be used in any other capacity and are more of a liability to the Ukrainian side anyway.


Tu-95’s spotted nearby in Russia. Given a few days, for some banderpiles in the trenches that’ll be it; instant exit from Ukrapistan hellhole created for them by bankers and their compromised dicklickers in various rogue intelligence agencies that did no know they got played.


Russian’s haven’t deployed any superior weapons to this war. Unless you think T72 trashcans and BTRs are advanced and superior. If fact, Ukrainian side has slight superiority in tech, due to NATO deliveries. Russian superior tanks: T90MS, T14 Russian deployed tanks: T72, T72B, T80, T90. Russian superior jets: SU57 Russian active jets: Su34, Su27, Su35, Su25 Russia is a defensive force, they have invested a ton of money into purely defensive systems, so of course offensive is not going well.


Siterep on thesaker talked about this. For certain deployments where classic tank to tank engagements at larger distances is unlikely, and where it sort of is tank to infantry or close urban tank-tank or artillery-tank ambushes it does not make a huge difference whether it’s T 72 with armor addons or a T90. A lot of equipment is bound to get roughed up, and it’s then better that it be 30 year+ old T-72 nearing end of service life, rather than a T90 with a few years, or a brand new T14.


nope. Many reports EU and USA running out of weapons like anti tank missiles and have no up to date big weapons to give, only obsolete stuff.


Dar não, vender. A Ucrânia já quebrada, ficará devendo ao ocidente por décadas. Infelizmente o povo ucraniano está subtido a um governo nazista em ess~encia.


Rejoice, once Ukropistan ceases to exist those debts can be repudiated. Let them try to collect ROFLMAO.


In fact, you’re wrong. Russians are destroying in 1 day a week worth of seppo supplies.


Guys, please no racist remarks towards Africans….majority of them also support Russia


Can we send you all our American niggers once Ukraine is pacified?

You could plant cotton instead of wheat and put those retarded monkeys to work…lol


they hate working


This is mid 20th century warfare.


Hey Richard, why do niggers stink?

So blind people can hate them too.



Hey Richard, how do you starve a nigger to death?

Hide his Food Stamps under his work boots.


The Great Extinction Event

I’m getting the eerie feeling that an AFU grunt can’t sneeze without divulging his location to the Russians.


I’m thinking that the Ukie grunts are getting that eerie feeling too…


The Russians are destroying the own future. The future of their children. Their international reputation. Their international relations. Nobody is going to trust a nuclear armed state which has territorial ambitions. The world and history will not forgive Russia for the shameless destruction of Ukraine. This is a crime without equivalent in modern times since the Nazi invasions of Europe. It’s good that Russia has lost the disinformation war. Now the entire world sees them for the criminals they are. Hopefully many will die in Ukraine because they fully deserve it




I see them and Dpr treating well prisoners, treating well people in the captured/liberated areas..


Edgar Zetar

Wars are originated from Higher Powers involved could you see the power who started this war? China India Brazil all the major powers sees this clearly. Can you see?


Can trolls see? They are payed to write bullshit, bury their souls ( if they have one to start with ) and see whatever their masters want them to see.

Omas Bioladen

I do not trust jewish nazi tv clowns and brainless boxing dupes posing as militairy maires.

Arzt Injektion

What is readily apparent no matter what side of this conflict you are on is that they don’t give a shit about the welfare of their solders whatsoever. All they are is just meat.


Hopefully you d¡e first…


You’re boring Disi. Talk to me after you’ve had conversations with some Iraqis, Syrians, Libyans, and Afghans. Talk to me about war crimes after you’ve had those conversations.


To spread disinformation you need to be smart……BUT YOU ARE DUMB !! Go to a world map and look for USA Degenerates Military Bases and then put your head in a toilet = Flush Twice Imbecile !!

Zeng F

Did you say the same thing when the US invaded Iraq with far less credible reasons, or bombing Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan,Somalia, Yugoslavia?


The EU already destroyed their own reputation, UK govt has destroyed their reputation, US have destroyed their reputation and NATO has achieved notoriety as an unjust killing machine for the US based on lies, injustice and looting.

Karl Wolfe

If you don’t KNOW the history of what’s been happening there all these years then you really need to study up. The democratically elected president of Ukraine was overthrown by the people in the Obama administration, primarily through Hilary Clinton. There has been a DELIBERATE and systematic attempt to antagonize against the Russian population ever since. Why? Gas pipelines thats why. Russia has been selling Natural Gas to all of Europe for the past 100 years now. Even during the Soviet (communist) days all of the gas from Russia flowed through The Ukraine which was an actual province (like a state in the US). In the late 90s however, a new technology was discovered in the US to bring old , dry, oil wells back to life. A byproduct of getting the oil out was a huge quantity of Natural Gas( chemically known as Methane gas-the global warming gas, wink) . Since they had so much of this methane it was DECIDED that it should be sold to Europe. So, a way to make that happen was devised: close down Russian pipelines through Ukraine and FORCE the Europeans to buy this gas at 3-4 TIMES the cost of Russian supply. Market “capture”…


How about the past 20 years, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan, all by the mean, evil Ruskis, eh?




There is far more factual evidence that proves russians are the good guys and you false flag lgbtq sodomised utterly useless crypto fags on fetanyl are indeed the instigators of all atrocities,gimp! You cant rape mother nature immoral satanic piece of shit and your fake human reicht credentials!


What a joke you are. Everyone by now knows that this is a war NATO started by invading into Ukraine in 2014. Now the have to deal with real consequences of their fascist nature taking over countries and pitching the people against Russia. The world did not side with US and their vassals, that was made clear by countries like India or China. NATO and their handles are already paying for the crimes they did to the Ukrainian population. This was just the beginning. It seems NATO is all in and hoping to gain something from this. So far they only destroyed their own economies and are about to learn how a world without cheap energy and food, mostly provided by Russia, will feel like. They will be coming back bagging for better relations or will face huge amounts of any means of pain by going forward with their fascist agenda.


” Nobody is going to trust a nuclear armed state”. Tell that to the americans…. And Ukie nazis must not talk about crimes. They slaughtered their own people in Donbass, Odessa, Marioypol, etc, even in Kiev, since 2014. Ukies became puppets of the West, against the brotherly Russian people and the anti-fascist people of Ukraine themselves. Now they will pay for it….

maryann hurley

Russians are not destroying anything but nazis, bio labs and underground tunnels they traffic children through. Wake up Russia is not the enemy. Ukraine is.

Michigan Man

Yes, i agree. Btw. Look at this. Very funny video.

Ukrainian troops take russian tank crew prisoner. Ukrainian with hand-grenade in hand, knocks on the Russian tank upper door, and tells the russians: “Guten Morgen, Russland Schweine Soldaten” translation “Good morning, Russia pig-soldiers !”.

Very funny ! Hahah, the Ukrainians obviously are a very humoristic people. They are so superior to the invader scum, that they even make fun of them, while taking them prisoner. Great video !


Nigel Maund

More ravings from a Globalist shill who knows nothing about anything. Must have been educated in the US and hoover up the US MSM nonsense everyday!


Para de ser alienado pela EUA e CNN, Zelenski nesta destruindo a Ucrânia a mando dos empresários Américanos, e a Europa em recessão pagando a conta e o batalhão Nazista Azov executou quem não obedece


the bigest war criminal is the usa. Two nukes on Japan. more than 20 000 000 people murdered in 37 victim nations sinds 1945; The whole world is verry selectif when it comes to “war crimes”


you know Japan is very strong today they can beat Usa

Greg Galloway

Good high school rant!


Funny thing, this “international reputation”, you can shape it any way you want! As if, some parts of it don’t exist, if you don’t need them, or they don’t agree with you!


Very comparable to Iraq, even with the same pretext. Iraq: Destroying a nation to defend west from Islamic terrorism funded by Iraq Ukraine: Destroying a nation to defend east from Neo-Nazi terrorism funded by Ukraine It’s identical, just that you felt for western disinformation and apologetics.


you are talking about USA right?

Arzt Injektion

Hungarian troops have seized Vylok as a result of recent shelling from its suburbs.


Ukro-Nazis seeking “revenge” on Hungary…. who deny them weapons and transit of weapons from other countries that support Ukro-Nazis


They have also attacked the port at Danzig through the Prussian land corridor

John Kennard

New York is Phase 9.


Yeah !! And the Ukro-Nazis were recruiting mercenaries among NYPD cops…….

Porc halal and kosher at the same time

Yes, the following phrase in the article above does sound weird …”There is no progress towards New York yet” …is it some kind of encrypted message or something?


No, it’s how you pronounce the name of a town in Ukraine, it sounds like “new york”, clearly nobody means NYC,NY. This has been explained in the past.

Lesco Brandon

That Su25 kill is awesome

Khazar Agent

Khazar leadership of Ukraine is willing to fight to the last Goy

Michigan Man

Yes, Goy or multitude Goyim. The so-called pharmaceutical corp Pfizer ( the name is an anagram for LUZIFER, google it or search for Pfizer+ Luzifer on bitchute.com if you do not believe me) is doing the jewish new gene-altering poison. They put this poison into all non-jews in order to degrade them from human to, yes, to goyim, which can be translated with “subhuman” or “halfhuman” or “human-animal”. But guess what, also the so-called vaccination-substance itself, which Luzifer is calling “Comirnaty , better read it ComiRNAty is just a satanic anagramm for the word GOYIM-RNA. You just need to connect the little ‘t’ into the big ‘C’ , which give you the big ‘G’ of the word GOYIM, and then the rest of the word Comirnaty (omirna + y) does the trick. It is a satanic anagram Comirnaty is just a camouflage for the word GOYIM-RNA, in order to hide from mankind that the jews are on full purpose destroying it, and are poisining them forever, destroying their genetic-code and downgrading it to some pig-like animal mode.

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Khazar Faggots

Preemptive bombardment, not the real offensive. :)

Nigel Maund

Great report SF and best wishes to the Russian Military. Praying for an early Russian victory and liberation of the Ukrainian people from the terrible Nazi Regime in Kiev. One hoped to never see such dreadful and evil people in Europe ever again.


Could they not just use a harmless anesthetic gas which will just put everyone inside the Azovstal building to sleep for a few hours. This could save a lot of lives.


Nice pictures

But where are the BIO LABS, American Mercenaries , CIA agents ???

Pete Jungen

With any luck the vultures are picking their bones dry.


kill the head, the tentacles will die and we know the head. it is england the main plotter of all the wars.

this could be russia’s defining moment for mankind. it has the upper hand in first strike with its effective weapons and the earliest possible opportunity to do it will in the end, the good prevailing over evil.

So the First thing ( and only thing) Russia must do is to kill as many English soldiers (and not only their hired mercenaries ), English spies masquerading as British and BBC journalists and mercenaries as possible as in shortest time. That will settle the problem of the WORLD being destabilized by the England pirate island and there will be no more plotting for wars by English pirates. But Russia does opposite! It let English mercenaries escape safely from donesk (Debeltsov enckave) in Feb 2015!

duke of lilywhite

My God! I recently watched a video where some Western media shill claimed that Moscow is so ham-fisted in this fight that 60% of their ordinance is duds. And that their military-industrial complex is so underwhelming that they cannot maintain their supplies of cruise missiles and precision-guided weapons. However, anyone looking at the videos coming out of Ukraine knows the truth. You don’t have to be a resident of Kiev, the Donbas, or even Odessa, to know that when Moscow drops a bomb on something, it won’t be around much longer.

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