Tens of thousands of troops on the east side of the river
The plan of the Russian troops after the withdrawal of Kherson
Russian troops left Kherson. But they didn’t leave the area. The Pentagon is assessing what the plan of the Russian troops is.
Tens of thousands of Russian soldiers left the Kherson region.
Tens of thousands of Russian troops have left Kherson in recent days. But where are they now?
After Ukraine’s recapture of the city of Kherson, the US Department of Defense expects Russian troops to stumble on the opposite east bank of the Dnieper River.
“They want to keep the territory under their control”
There are tens of thousands of Russian troops on the east side of the river, a senior Pentagon official stressed on Monday. “Our current assessment is that they intend to keep this territory under their control.”
They said they had already done so on Monday evening. After advancing and capturing the entire right bank of the Dnieper, Ukrainian troops reportedly crossed the river and advanced to the left bank.
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This is reported by several journalists and specialists of the Osint company, who have been evaluating satellite images in the last few hours. However, the Pentagon currently has no evidence that Ukrainian troops have crossed the river.
Ukraine to the west, Russians to the east
More than eight and a half months after the Russian invasion, the Ukrainian army scored a major success last week: After successful counter-offensives, the Russians in the southern region of Kherson withdrew from the regional capital of the same name and other places on the river. west bank of the Dnieper.
On the east bank, the Russians hold most of the Chersonese region.
“The Beginning of the End of War”
Ukraine has announced that it wants to liberate all areas of the country from Russian occupation with the support of arms and ammunition supplies from the West. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy (44) says that Russia’s withdrawal from Kherson is “the beginning of the end of the war”. (euc/SDA)