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​Ukrainian Ground Forces' Commander Explained the Need to Hold Bakhmut by the Fact That "A Counteroffensive is Just Around the Corner"

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Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi continues his work at the front / Photo: Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi continues his work at the front / Photo: Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces who also is Commander of the Khortytsia Operational-Strategic Grouping, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi, stated that the defense of Bakhmut is necessary for the accumulation of reserves and the start of the spring counteroffensive, which is "just around the corner"

That is according to a post on the official page of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook.

As reported by the Ground Forces, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi continues to work at the frontline. Together with his units, he is in the most important areas.

Read more: ​Ukraine’s Ground Forces Commander Says Defense Forces Aware of Enemy’s Plans in Bakhmut Front
Ukrainian Ground Forces' Commander Explained the Need to Hold Bakhmut by the fact That A Counteroffensive is Just Around the Corner, Defense Express
The Commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces is in the most important areas together with his troops

"The commander constantly monitors the operational situation at the frontline and takes the necessary measures to keep Bakhmut under Ukrainian control," says the post of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Ukrainian Ground Forces' Commander Explained the Need to Hold Bakhmut by the fact That A Counteroffensive is Just Around the Corner, Defense Express
Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi says the defense of Bakhmut is necessary for the accumulation of reserves and the start of the spring counteroffensive

The Ukrainian military continues to hold Bakhmut. As noted, forces and resources are involved for the defense of the city, which prevent the enemy from realizing his plan, break his plans and force him to abandon his advance.

Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi emphasizes that the defense of Bakhmut is necessary for the start of the spring counteroffensive.

Ukrainian Ground Forces' Commander Explained the Need to Hold Bakhmut by the fact That A Counteroffensive is Just Around the Corner, Defense Express
The commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine constantly monitors the operational situation at the frontline and takes the necessary measures to keep Bakhmut under Ukrainian control

"The real heroes now are the defenders who hold the eastern front on their shoulders and, sparing neither themselves nor their enemies, inflict maximum losses on them. It is necessary to gain time to accumulate reserves and start the spring counteroffensive, which is not far off," the Commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces stated.

Ukrainian Ground Forces' Commander Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi says the real heroes now are the defenders who hold the eastern front on their shoulders, Defense Express
Ukrainian Ground Forces' Commander Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi says the real heroes now are the defenders who hold the eastern front on their shoulders, Defense Express
Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi: "The real heroes now are the defenders who hold the eastern front on their shoulders"

Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi has visited the units defending Bakhmut several times in recent days.

As Defense Express reported, Ukraine’s Ground Forces Commander Said Defense Forces Aware of Enemy’s Plans in Bakhmut Front. We also wrote, that Oleksandr Syrskyi Said Ukraine’s Forces Were Shrinking Enemy's Offensive Potential in Battle of Bakhmut.

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