The Kiev army confirms: Wagner’s return to the east of the country
The head of the press service of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ilya Yevlash, confirmed in a comment to RBC-Ukraine Wagner militia fighters returned to the east of the country occupied by Russia. “On the territory of the Eastern Forces Group, there are fighters from the Wagner militia. We are talking about about 500 people, within the formation of about 8 thousand mercenaries who were in camps in Belarus, and are now negotiating contracts with the Russian Ministry of Defense,” after Yevgeny Prigozhin’s failed uprising on June 24. Yevlash confirmed in his statement that the Wagner Group’s mercenaries are now no longer They represent a turning point for the Russians in the fighting: “They will not pose as big a threat as before, since their leader Prigozhin is no longer there.” He concluded by saying: “These people are already among the most trained soldiers in the Russian army, but they will not pose a threat.” “Big or game-changing.”
Sokolov: “The Black Sea Fleet confidently performs the tasks assigned to it.” But for Kiev it is dead
“The Black Sea Fleet confidently performs the tasks assigned to it.” After Moscow yesterday released a video showing him alive, today he became Admiral Victor SokolovThe commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, whose death in the attack on the fleet headquarters in Sevastopol was announced by Kiev, confirmed during a television broadcast on the Zvezda channel, reported by TASS, the fleet’s operations. “The Black Sea Fleet confidently and successfully carries out the tasks assigned to it by the command.
Kiev: “276,990 Russians killed so far”
Ukrainian armed forces killed an estimated 276,990 Russians in Ukraine from February 24, 2022 to September 27, 2023, including 320 on the last day alone. This was stated by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in a Facebook post, as reported by Ukrinform newspaper. Ukrainian defenders also destroyed 4,675 enemy tanks, 8,950 armored combat vehicles, 6,337 artillery systems, 792 multiple launch rocket systems, 534 air defense systems, 315 aircraft, 316 helicopters, 4,948 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, ed.), and 1,529 cruise missiles. 20 warships, one submarine, and 8792 vehicles.
GB: “New Russian offensive actions less likely in coming weeks”
Russia is unlikely to undertake new coordinated offensive actions in the coming weeks. British intelligence writes on X, explaining that “Russia may have deployed elements of its new 25th Army for the first time since mid-September. Its two divisions – the 67th and 164th Brigades – are fighting on the front in the area west of Severodonetsk and Kremennaya, along the border between the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Kiev reveals that Russian drones contain European components
Iranian kamikaze drones used by Russia in the war in Ukraine contain more than 50 European components: this is what emerges from a top-secret document sent by Kiev to the G7 governments in August, in which the Ukrainian government issued a call for the destruction of missile production sites to be remote. Range in Russia, Iran and Syria. The 47-page document, obtained by The Guardian, claims that between May and July Russia launched more than 600 air strikes on Ukrainian cities using drones containing Western technology.
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