Kyiv stated on Monday that Russia’s armed forces had mounted a number of “unsuccessful” assaults throughout the frontlines within the south and east of Ukraine during the last week.
Neither Russia nor Ukraine has made any vital territorial features for nearly a 12 months, and Kyiv’s high military commander stated final week the struggle had floor to a stalemate.
However preventing has remained intense, with each side claiming to have inflicted heavy losses on the opposite.
Ukraine stated 400 particular person “fight clashes” happened during the last seven days, and that Russia was persevering with its offensive on Avdiivka — an industrial city within the japanese area of Donetsk that Russia has been making an attempt to encompass and seize for months.
“The enemy is conducting assault actions in a number of instructions without delay,” Andriy Kovalyov, a spokesperson for the final employees of Ukraine’s armed forces, stated on Monday in an interview on state TV.
UA Armed Forces Aerial reconnaissance within the #Avdiivka space tracked anti-aircraft missile complexes of the Russian Armed Forces.
UA forces hit the Russian anti-aircraft installations with a well-aimed strike & destroyed ZRGK “Pantsir-S1” and ZRGK 2C6 “Tunguska”.
Hold going! pic.twitter.com/GWEetJo6IX
— Ukraine Entrance Traces (@EuromaidanPR) November 6, 2023
Kovalyov additionally reported Russian assaults close to the village of Robotyne, which Ukraine regained management of earlier this 12 months, within the southern Zaporizhzhia area.
“The enemy tried to revive its misplaced place close to Robotyne however had no success,” Kovalyov stated.
Russia’s protection ministry stated on Sunday it had repelled Ukrainian assaults close to Robotyne.
In a briefing with high army commanders, Russian Protection Minister Sergei Shoigu stated final week his forces had been “persevering with to conduct an lively protection, inflicting efficient injury on the enemy” and that Russian “models are transferring ahead, occupying extra advantageous positions.”
Ukraine’s Kovalyov stated on Monday that Kyiv was conducting its personal “offensive operations” to the south of Bakhmut — a metropolis destroyed by months of artillery hearth and concrete warfare earlier than Russia ultimately captured it in Might.
AFP couldn’t confirm both aspect’s claims.
Each the Kremlin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have denied the battle has reached a impasse, though the sprawling frontline has barely moved in a 12 months regardless of a months-long Ukrainian counter-offensive.