The situation on the directions of the NWO
The armed forces of the Russian Federation during the offensive operations of the units of the Southern Group of Forces took more advantageous lines and positions in the Donetsk direction.
This was stated in the Russian Defense Ministry.
The missile forces and artillery of the group hit the accumulations of manpower and equipment of the 110th mechanized, 35th and 36th marine brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as the 118th territorial defense brigade in the areas of a number of settlements of the DPR.
During the day, the enemy lost more than 115 military personnel, three infantry fighting vehicles, four vehicles, as well as D-20 and D-30 howitzers in this direction, the department noted.
In the Kupyansk direction, artillery fire from the Western Group of Forces inflicted defeat on units of the 14th and 92nd mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kharkov region and in the LPR.
In addition, the activities of six sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were suppressed.
According to the Ministry of Defense, the enemy lost up to 35 servicemen, an armored combat vehicle and two vehicles in this direction.
Volunteer at the forefront of the Ugledar direction
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In the Krasnolimansky direction, as a result of successful offensive operations by units of the "Center" grouping of troops, units were hit
25th Airborne, 71st Jaeger, 95th Airborne Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the 27th Brigade of the National Guard.
Enemy losses were
over 120 military personnel, an infantry fighting vehicle and three armored fighting vehicles.
More than 130 Ukrainian servicemen of the 72nd Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed by artillery fire and active actions of units of the Vostok group of forces in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions in a day, the Russian Defense Ministry stressed.
Also, two tanks, an infantry fighting vehicle, two armored fighting vehicles, two cars, a Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer, as well as D-30 and D-20 howitzers were destroyed in these areas.
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The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation destroyed a depot of artillery ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of Ugledar.
In the Kherson direction, a D-30 howitzer and an Akatsiya self-propelled howitzer were destroyed during counter-battery combat.
Difficult months for the Armed Forces
Former adviser to the Office of the President of Ukraine Oleksiy Arestovich believes that the next two months will be very difficult for the Ukrainian group in Donbass.
“The most unpleasant (situation in the direction. -
) to Seversk and to cut off Bakhmut (Ukrainian name Artemovsk. -
) ... We can’t avoid some troubles - it’s too big a group there, exceeding us in numbers, and still exceeding us in terms of means - weapons, military equipment, ”TASS quotes him as saying.
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Armed Forces of Ukraine transfer reinforcements to Ugledar
On January 28, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, due to heavy losses near Ugledar, were forced to begin the transfer of reinforcements necessary for the defense of Artyomovsk.
According to RT, from January 30, mobilized people from the central regions of Ukraine: Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Kharkiv and Poltava regions are being transferred to the Ugledar direction.
The total number of mobilized, presumably, can reach 1.5 thousand people.
It is reported that after being distributed in the Kurakhovo fortified area 30 km north of Vugledar, the mobilized were transferred to the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with the largest irretrievable losses: the 72nd mechanized and 56th motorized infantry brigades, as well as units of the 68th Jaeger brigade, whose losses were killed and wounded exceed 50% of the personnel.