As Military Media Center informed with reference to Oleksandr Syrskyi, Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and Commander of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
According to him russian forces in Bakhmut have deployed all their forces and are trying to completely surround the city.
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"The enemy is carrying out offensive action along almost the entire eastern front lines, trying to break through the defences of our troops and advance into the depth of their battle formations. The most intense battles continue near Kreminna, Torske, Bilohorivka, and Spirne.
However, Bakhmut is still the epicentre of hostilities. Battles for the city continue. The enemy has deployed all its forces and is trying to break through the defence on several fronts and completely surround the city." - Oleksandr Syrskyi said.
Sirskyi reported that the battles are going on in the north, east and south of Bakhmut, and Russian forces are suffering huge losses and are retreating again without success. Ukrainian units have partial success in some areas.
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