Volodymyr Rogov, chairman of the We Are Together with Russia movement, said on January 23 that the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) had retreated from the village of Kamenskoye.
According to him, at present this site is a “gray zone”.
“Thanks to our offensive actions, Zelensky’s militants were driven out of the village of Kamenskoye and are currently in the northern outskirts of the village. The village is located on the banks of the Yanchekrak River at its confluence with the Kakhovka Reservoir of the Dnieper, ”RIA Novosti quotes Rogov as saying.
Kamianske is an important settlement, taking control of which will allow moving towards the urban-type settlement of Stepnogorsk, and then to Zaporozhye, Rogov added.
In addition, he stressed that clashes continue on the Zaporozhye front line, artillery is working.
On the eve of Rogov said that the Russian military in the Zaporozhye region are advancing in two directions at once – in the area of u200bu200bthe cities of Orekhov and Gulyaipole. According to him, active clashes are taking place in these areas, in which the initiative is on the Russian side.
On January 21, Rogov spoke about breaking the first line of defense of the Ukrainian military in the Zaporozhye direction. According to him, during the day, Russian troops advanced forward in this direction to a depth of about 7 km.
On the same day, Rogov said that the Russian military was suppressing the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the line of contact in the Zaporozhye region in Orekhovo, Gulyaipole and Kamensky. He noted that after the transfer of Lobkovy under the control of Russia, it will be more difficult for the Armed Forces of Ukraine to keep Kamenskoye and Orekhov.
The special operation to protect the Donbass, the beginning of which Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24, continues. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region due to shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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