The Ministry of Defense reported that this week the Russian military threw all its forces to break through the defenses of the Ukrainian defenders and surround Bakhmut.

They also launched a powerful offensive in the Lyman direction.

Deputy Minister of Defense Hanna Malyar informed about this.

"If we sum up all the official reports from the front this week and briefly finalize it, then this week the Russian occupying forces threw all their forces into the breakthrough of our defenses and the encirclement of Bakhmut, launched powerful offensive actions in the Limansk direction. 

But thanks to the resilience of our soldiers, they did not succeed,"

- says her post.

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