A New Russian Offensive in Ukraine? The Unsettling Confirmation from NATO


the Secretary-General of NATO, a substantial new Russian attack is currently taking place in Ukraine. At the same time, the eastern city of Bakhmut was coming under intense artillery fire. According to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, who was commenting in support of reports made by local officials, “We see how they are sending more troops, more weapons, and more capabilities.”

The latest Russian onslaught comes just a few days before the one-year anniversary of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. However, Ukraine stated that it was prepared for new ground attacks and was fortifying its positions in Bakhmut. Bakhmut has been a primary target for the Russian president Vladimir Putin because its capture would offer a new foothold for Moscow in the Donetsk region after several months of setbacks.

The following is a summary of the most recent information regarding Russia’s latest offensive in Ukraine:

  1. Mercenaries belonging to the Wagner gang have been the driving force behind the Russian offensive against Bakhmut.
  2. According to Volodymyr Nazarenko, deputy commander of Ukraine’s Svoboda battalion, “The city, the city’s suburbs, the entire perimeter, and virtually the entire Bakhmut direction and Kostyantynivka are under wild, chaotic shelling.”
  3. The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that their troops had advanced along the frontlines by a few kilometers, bringing them closer to the enemy.
  4. The Ukraine stated that Russian forces had fired shells all along the lines and that 16 settlements had been attacked in the area of Bakhmut.
  5. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, issued the following statement: “Thank you to each and every one of our soldiers who are stopping the occupiers from surrounding Bakhmut and who are holding our vital positions at the front.”

Reuters stated that training of Ukrainian military on the Leopard 2 and other modern combat tanks is currently taking place in numerous European countries, including Poland, Britain, and Germany.

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