According to Ukraine’s General Staff, the Russian Federation continues its attempts to surround Bakhmut and break through Ukrainian defenses near Kreminnaya, Avdiivka, and Maryinka. Despite significant losses, Russian troops are advancing towards Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, and Maryinka. Ukrainian soldiers repelled 102 attacks per day.
The enemy is also trying to break through the defense of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Kupiansk and Kreminnaya direction. Unsuccessfully attacking in the areas of Dvorichna, Nevsky, Chervonpopivka, Kreminnaya, Dibrova, Bilogorivka, and Verkhnyokamyansky. The invaders also unsuccessfully advanced in Kamianka, Avdiyivka, Vodyanyi, Severny, Pershotravnevy, Maryinka, and Pobieda districts.
Why does it matter?
As the continued aggression of the Russian Federation in Ukraine is a matter of global concern. The attempts to break through Ukrainian defense in Bakhmut and surrounding areas pose a threat to the stability of the region. Commander of the Ground Forces Oleksandr Syrsky was coming to Bakhmut. He said that everything possible is being done to maintain the city and give Ukraine room to prepare for the spring counteroffensive.
- On March 6, at a regular meeting of the Headquarters, Zaluzhny and Syrsky spoke in favor of continuing the defensive operation in Bakhmut and further strengthening the positions.
- British intelligence said that the Ukraine’s Armed Forces probably stabilized the defense of Bakhmut, and the conflict between Prigozhin and Shoigu harms the Russian army.
- Hanna Malyar about Bakhmut: Everyone is waiting for the liberation of the lands, but the destruction of the enemy is also a victory.