The commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi, went around the troops defending themselves in the Bakhmut and Soledar region of

Donetsk region.

Military Media Center writes about it.

Thus, in Soledar, the commander of the Ground Forces directly carried out specific measures to organize the defense, increasing the direction of the transfer of additional units and the degree of fire damage to the enemy.

"The enemy again made a desperate attempt to storm the city of Soledar from various directions and threw the most professional units of the Wagnerites into battle. However, thanks to the courage of our defenders, skillful and competent use of fire damage, the enemy suffered significant losses and once again retreated, despite the propaganda hostile statements about the allegedly captured Soledar," said Syrskyi.

It will be recalled that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, in his evening address on January 8, said that Syrskyi drove around the troops who are on the approaches to Bakhmut and Soledar and

awarded the soldiers with awards for steadfastness.

Battles for Bakhmut and Soledar

The Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Hanna Malyar, informed that in some areas of the Donetsk region, the Armed Forces of Ukraine is advancing little by little, but the enemy is also advancing.

And in

Soledar, the situation is really difficult at the moment.

Russian troops

do not stop trying to surround Bakhmut


They throw a lot of manpower into the storming of the city and suffer heavy losses.

The Ukrainian military has been defending the city from the invaders for almost five months.

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, said that additional units will be transferred to Bakhmut and Soledar.

Ukrainian border guards captured a Russian stronghold

in Bakhmut


The occupiers stormed the lost positions and paid the price. 

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