Ukrainian defenders successfully repulse intensified Russian attacks on Bakhmut front

Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi
Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi

Russian troops have intensified their activity on the Bakhmut front and are trying to regain previously lost positions, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi reported on Telegram on Nov. 12.

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Syrskyi, the commander of Ukraine’s ground forces, said that his troops are holding despite the renewed assault.

“The Ukrainian defenders are acting professionally, successfully repulsing the enemy's attacks and continuing their offensive operations around Bakhmut,” Syrskyi said.

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The Ukrainian Armed Forces repulsed 10 Russian attacks near Khromove, Klishchiivka and Andriivka in Donetsk Oblast over the past day, the General Staff reported at its morning briefing on Nov. 12.

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