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War In Ukraine Day 87: MSM Propaganda Meets Reality

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War In Ukraine Day 87: MSM Propaganda Meets Reality

A destroyed military vehicle of Kyiv’s forces

The days of May 20 and May 21 gave an important lesson to NATO and MSM war propagandists. Regardless your media successes and the dominance of MSM narratives on the international scene, the reality will always prevail.

The Ukrainian leadership and its foreign backers still try to paint that the collapse of the defense of the surrounded grouping of Kyiv’s forces (mainly consisting of various radicals) in Mariupol as some kind of ‘victory’. However, the reality is clear. As of May 21, over 4,500 members of Kyiv’s forces have surrounded in Mariupol. Over 2,400 of them, including members of the infamous neo-Nazi formation ‘Azov’, did this in the Azovstal plant area. Around 1,700 others surrounded in the area of Illich plant. Many others were taken captive in the area of the city and its countryside.

The fall of the Azovstal on May 20 marked the full liberation of Mariupol city and became a major blow to the grouping of Kyiv’s forces remaining in the region of the Donbass. Azov and allied radical formations were among the key and foremost recipients of foreign military aid and were involved in ‘NATO training missions’. An important part of NATO-trained radical formations that appeared in Ukraine in the previous years was neutralized.

According to reports, the ‘Mariupol grouping’ of Kyiv’s forces was approximately 10,000-15,000 troops. This grouping was just officially defeated.

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On top of this, the Azov Sea just became the internal sea for Russian forces and their allies. There are no more Kyiv’s troops on the bank of the Azov Sea.

As of May 21, Russian forces and their allies from the Donetsk People’s Republic have been conducing an active security and demining operation in the Mariupol area.

Meanwhile, Russian-led forces have been developing momentum on the other important part of the frontline – in the area of the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk agglomeration, and to the east of it, south of Isum.

After taking control of Popasnaya town, south of Lysichansk, Russian and allied units expanded their foothold there capturing several nearby settlements. As of the evening of May 21, Russian-led forces reached Nirkovo and Vrybovka as well as established a fire control over the highway between Bahmut and Lysichansk.

East of Lysichansk, Russian forces remain on the Shipilovka, Belgorivka, Serebryanka, Dronovka line.

The fighting is ongoing near the towns of Liman and Seversk. The Russian military uses its foothold in Yampol to control the highway between these towns.

The military situation to the south of Isum could be described as the prolonged positional battles amid the slow Russian advance in the area.

Summing up the developments in the aforementioned locations in the previous days, it is possible to conclude that the Russian military and its allies achieved an important progress. However, Kyiv’s forces will still be able to slow down the Russian advance in Seversk, Slovyansk, Kramatorks and Bahmut despite their setbacks around Popasnaya and Lysichansk.

Izum area:

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The situation around Kharkiv city remains relatively stable with the Russian Armed Forces and Kyiv’s units involved in positional fighting with no major offensive oeprations.

The frontline also stabilized around Mykolaiv city (Mykolaiv Region) and Zaporizhzhia city (Zaporizhzhia region) in the south of Ukraine.

Most likely the active military operations there will start not earlier than the full liberation of Slovyansk and Kramatorks by Russian forces.

Earlier on May 21, the Russian Defense Ministry released another official report on its ongoing operation in Ukraine.

According to the statement, a strike with sea-based Kalibr cruise missiles destroyed a large batch of weapons and military equipment delivered from the USA and European countries near the Malin railway station in Zhytomir Region.

At the same time, a strike with air-based missiles destroyed fuel storages intended for armoured vehicles of Kyiv’s forces in the area of Odessa, at the Odessa Port Plant.

Additionally, Russian missiles struck 3 command posts, including the command post of the 109th Territorial Defence Brigade near Bakhmut, 36 areas of AFU manpower and military equipment concentration, as well as 8 ammunition depots in Galitsinovo, Nikolaev Region, Nyrkovo in the Lugansk People’s Republic, Krasnyi Liman and Ocheretino in the Donetsk People’s Republic.

Russian operational-tactical and army aviation hit 4 command posts, 47 areas of manpower and military equipment concentration of Kyiv’s forces, as well as 1 ammunition depot near Drobyshevo.

The strikes eliminated more than 270 members of Kyiv’s forces and up to 52 armoured and motor vehicles.

The Russian military said that a Ukrainian Su-25 warplane was shot down by a Russian fighter aircraft during an aerial battle near Belitskoe, Donetsk Region.

Another Su-25 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force was downed by Russian air defence means near Novoaleksandrovka, Kherson Region.

Weapons captured by Russian-led forces:

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14 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles have been shot down in the air near Slavnoe, Krutaya Balka, Aleksandrovka, Krasnogorovka, Petropavlovka, Pervomaisk in Donetsk People’s Republic, Popasnaya in Lugansk People’s Republic, Novaya Kakhovka, Aleksandrovka in Kherson Region, Chervonyi Yar, Malye Prokhody, Kun’e and Brazhkovka in Kharkov Region.

In addition, 8 Ukrainian Smerch multiple-launch rockets have been shot down near Malaya Kamyshevakha, Kamenka, Brazhkovka in Kharkov Region and Chernobaevka in Kherson Region.

Meanwhile, Russian missile troops and artillery hit 77 command posts, 602 areas of manpower and military equipment concentration, including 1 training camp for AFU special operations forces with personnel near Lake Sasik in Odessa Region, 43 artillery and mortar units at firing positions, 2 MLRS Grad batteries, 10 ammunition depots and 1 Buk-M1 anti-aircraft system launcher near Mayaki in Kharkov Region.

The Russian side says that since the start of the operation its forces have destroyed 174 Ukrainian aircraft and 125 helicopters, 966 unmanned aerial vehicles, 315 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,182 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 402 multiple launch rocket systems, 1,614 field artillery and mortars, as well as 3,054 units of special military vehicles.

In general, developments of the second half of May demonstrated an obvious fact that in the case of the Russian determination to carry out active military actions instead of diplomatic bargaining, Kyiv’s forces have little chances on the battleground. Therefore, the only hope of the Ukrainian leadership to buy some time is to initiate some kind of ‘complex negotiations’. There are little doubts that if such negotiations start soon, Kyiv will once again sabotage the real agenda of this negotiations and just use this diplomatic platform for own propaganda purposes.

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hussar

i’m not muslin but inshallah..Odessa next.

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Wizzy

In Shaa Allah

Kvass Boss

I’m muslin. I have no hands to type this. Nor a brain. How did I do this? I’m just a fabric!

James

Russian economy is also growing stronger by the day. Russia’s January-April current account surplus more than triples to $96 billion

Chad

Author doesn’t even know the difference between east and west. Lemme explain: On the map:

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sdfhkjsdf

Some irritating vocabulary mix-up: In the opening paragraph the article uses three times the word “surrounded” (=encircled) where the context makes much more sense with the word “surrendered” (=gave up, put weapons down, raised a white flag)

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Caesar

Spot on !

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opereta

Surrounded is not Surrender !! Same error 3 times in the article.

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Caesar

Spot on !

Caesar

Very gooood news indeed ! “Russian_led forces … established a fire control over the highway between Bahmut and Lysichansk.”

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ceasar

I would not be surprised If we get the news of the cut off the highway between Bahmut and Lysichansk before the end of tomorrow.

Whatsmolly

In addition, 8 Ukrainian Smerch multiple-launch rockets have been shot down near Malaya Kamyshevakha, Kamenka, Brazhkovka in Kharkov Region and Chernobaevka in Kherson Region.

My God they got their smerch mlrs to fly? That might be the most impressive thing Ukraine has done in the last 20 years.

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Wizzy

Smerch ROCKETS fly yes, what is so confusing?

Tom

Part of me enjoys the absurd Western MSM spin and part of me is revolted by it. I feel bad for the Ukrainian people, however, the leadership of Ukraine decided to become a proxy of Washington and that move historically has not ended well for many. Frequently bad choices produce undesirable consequences but not always. The Ukrainians could have and likely would have prevented this conflict in the first place had they not voluntarily become the bitches of the American deep state.

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Ricardo2000

No wonder SouthFront won’t post intelligent commentary — They would rather host racist flamewars by creeps like JHK. No one should donate to this site for any reason as it is now obvious this is an astroturf site controlled by Nazis.

H. L. Mencken (1880 – 1956): “The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth.”

Pamfil Military Academy

Yes, most times the ameriscum deep state proxies and colonies were drained of all assets and then leaved just like JUSA military run out from Afganistan. With dramatic consequences for hundred of million of peoples across the world.

Muhammad your Prophet

You couldn’t have said it better. Putin’s terrorist propaganda has finally met reality. Now it’s a matter of time before the Putin cockroaches finally realize that they’ve been tripping on LSD. And a very paranoid trip at that.

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Thomas Baur

eselficker, halt die fresse.

Muhammad your Prophet

asalfaizer fickerfraisse

NATO is laughing at Comedian whore Zelensky

Muhammad doesn’t want you in his religion and says your disgusting and pathetic.

paul

you are no Muslim, you Jew idiot.

mike l hutchings

Russia is winning and NATO is a meat puppet for the Atlantic powers, the decisions made to press this war will be the death knell of NATO. Styled as a defensive alliance but driven by dreams of Barbarossa

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Daniele

from a geopolitic stand point, Russia is winning the battle but the war, not sure who is winning. Usa is surely exploiting the situation they created in Ucraine at their own advantage. Lemme explain shortly. Europe is collapsing under their self-inmposed sanction. Russia is taking a hit aswell, sustaining a military operation is costly, and the sanctions are harmfull (even if very little in comparison of what USa would have dreamed on). What about Usa? They are selling their Oil to EU for high price and their selling their weapons. This is for the medium term. For the long term the story is more complex: The petro-dollar is weaking. The east world is more n more separated from the western world, for the detriment of USA n (again) Eu. Lurking behind is the risk that USA could wage a hot war against China to pin them down before it too late. But yes… Russia is winning in Ucraine and we (who got a brain) all stand Russia side.

BetterThanYou

Day 87 of the so called 3 day speciul operation – Orcs still haven’t managed to meet reality.

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Daniele

If “Orcs” wanted, they would have shipped an atomic bomb over the head of morons like you. :) But luckly they mind about the live of civilians and they choosed to advance slowly to save lives.

JHawk

…not ‘surrounded’, but ‘surrendered’…

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Lesco Brandon

First few paragraphs you mean surrendered and not surrounded. I guess they were surrounded and then they surrendered.

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Yuri

impotent nazi amerikants unable to accept reality seek sodomy from their LGBT social workers—taliban will sodomize you for less

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richebourg

A report from Britain’s Channel 4 popped into my YT recommended videos with the title about “evacuation of Ukrainian military from Azovstal”. I was so pleased to see almost all the comments were from people taunting and scoffing at MSM “evacuation” bullshit. People are catching on.

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Putin’s Bane

Obvious fact is that the big cauldron failed. Izyum and the supply lines are defended by RF instead of an attack. DPR haven’t moved an inch, were to busy in Mariupol, around Kharkiv RF is being pushed back. Phase II seems as successful as Phase I.

Unconfirmed: an other battle group destroyed crossing the Severnii Donesk.

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Anonymous

All pointless .West’s fighting behind the scenes recruiting the team in preparation for when the war actually starts later when Russia’s becoming exhausted ,her weaponry depleted ,her armies tired .Then they will start .

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RICHARD GRANT

Please don’t be mean you Russians and RETURN THERE PROPERTY VERY ACCURATELY . Please don’t waist it as I’m sure Mr. Zelensky wants them back Probably not returned the way you should. Go for it Vladimir and rid this world of TYRANICAL MURDEROUS CRIMINALS which will then bring PEACE.

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7even-N-6

The Ukrainian military has very low morale as do the people of Ukraine because of the high casualties, shortages of gasoline and food. The NATO EU nations are beginning to feel the burden of ultra high inflation and soon to be energy prices three times as expensive as what they are paying now. The Europeans know that the idiotic support for Ukraine and the Russia sanctions are the cause of their misery. Ukraine will have no choice but to surrender soon but Russia will most likely not end the operation until they take Odessa to secure the entire Black Sea and create the land bridge to connect Transnistria to Russia. It is also quite possible that Russia will push back the Ukrainian army all the way west across the Dnieper River which will most likely be the border of the new state of Ukraine.

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Pamfil Military Academy

I wish that too and I highly suggest that to russian military. Taking entire Ukropizdan south means to get an upper hand over JNATO and Turkey definitively.

Evacuate Julian Assange NOW

I must admit that I was a victim of MSM when in younger years, believing in everything what they print in newspapers, broadcast on the radios, show on TV, believing that journalism is a respectable structure of human society, my mind got messed up whereby I glorified these Anglo speaking nations specially when I watched their movie films showing how they defended democracy and liberty by fighting the “communists” and “extremists”. My brainwashed mind perspective was introduced to realities when Internet was spread enmass where alternative news were made available. Eversince then the brightness of light has defeated the pit of darkness. From 9-11 false flag attack of twin towers in Newyork up to the war using Ukrainian as proxy army of Washington against the Russians. This MSM indoctrination of Western ragimes wouldn’t change anytime soon as they censor, ban, and delete any item in contrast to the disgusting narrative and atrocious agenda they’re peddling.

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Johannes Ekhman

Accoording Russian military intelligence there were 8,100 Ukie troops in Mariupol so the bigger number over 10,000 must include whole Mariupol are not just city.

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Elgar

Definitely it was important military victory for RF and DPR. The question now is how much this defeat will lower moral of Ukie army. They can’t win but how much and how soon will they loose.

CrniBlack

The clown said Ukraine have 700,000 strong army and his first army “strategists” supported 25,000 to be send to Dombas to reinforce Azov, Right Sector and volunteers against 24/7 the music of Katyusha pipes and her bigger family members. How these 25,000 will travel to the lines? By luxury 4wd and panel vans as anything bigger will be smashed to the bits or need 300 litres every 100 km and the roads are seen from the sky. 3elensky should start negotiating as next year Putin will take Kiev in 5 days without nukes. Mark my words.

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[AO3B] NiggerHunter

Isn’t bulgaria selling shitons of shells to the CIA, then the glowniggers ship this shit to the ukrainian army. Arsenal seems to be a very successful company.

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FreeToThink

Ukraine will eventually liberate all their territories from RU control. Putin destroys Russia.

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FreeToThink

Use free press to find true investigative journalism. https://rsf.org/en/index?year=2021

stephan williams

If you are truly “FreeToThink”, then why don’t you?

…think, I mean?

Your comment is delusion formed from desperation.

You trolls are losing it.

It’s telling how your bosses are now scraping the bottom of the barrel in their search for willing propagandists. Intellectuals, you ain’t.

We should never forget that 100 is the AVERAGE IQ and at least half the world is less intelligent than that. I suspect you’re a member of the unfortunate group incapable of reasoned debate due to your lack of fundamental intelligence. You’ve confused cunning with intelligence when they’re not remotely the same thing.

loppy1231f1@gmail.com

Keep up the good work Russia The world supports you Respect from Australia

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