The Ukrainians are advancing slowly but surely on the Kherson front. Russians would “need Moses”

The Ukrainians are advancing slowly but surely on the Kherson front. Russians would “need Moses”
The Ukrainians are advancing slowly but surely on the Kherson front. Russians would “need Moses”

Yesterday, tweets with a picture of soldiers raising the Ukrainian flag over the 4,000-strong village of Vysokopilya in the Kherson region showed that the Ukrainian army is advancing in the fight against the defending Russian occupiers after all.

A short introduction to the story: a week ago, Ukrainian soldiers launched a counterattack on the only part of the territory occupied by Russia, which lies west of the Dnieper. It is a part of the Kherson Region about the size of the Moravian-Silesian Region, and it is difficult for Russia to hold it: “Ukrainians to the west, Ukrainians to the north, Black Sea to the south, Dnieper to the east,”

Thomas C. Theiner.

Bridges over the Dnieper were destroyed by the Ukrainian army in the previous days and weeks. It doesn’t mean anything definitive, Russia supplies its troops using ferries, but it’s more complicated. And he can’t even build permanent pontoons.

Russia is trying to portray the Ukrainian offensive as foiled, and it’s not hard to find videos of destroyed Ukrainian equipment on social media. This is actually not that surprising: the Russians have had months to fortify positions in the area, they have solidly fortified them, and it is practically impossible to overcome them without losses. And strategists know that

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