Russian-backed forces make advances towards eastern Ukrainian town: UK

Published: Updated:
Read Mode
100% Font Size
1 min read

Russian-backed forces have made tactical advances in the last three days towards the center of Bakhmut, a strategically important town in the eastern Donetsk region, and likely advanced into villages south of the town, Britain said on Friday.

Bakhmut sits on a main road leading to the cities of Sloviansk and Kramatorsk.

For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

Private military company Wagner Group “likely remains” heavily involved in the Bakhmut fighting, Britain's Ministry of Defence said in an intelligence bulletin.

In Ukraine's Donbas region, the ministry said that Russia continued with offensive operations in central part of the state and was “very slowly” making progress.

Read more:

Saudi Arabia condemns Russia’s annexation moves inside Ukraine

Top Content Trending