Russia Suffers ‘Huge Losses’ in Battle for Biggest Gain in Months: Ukraine

A Ukrainian governor is claiming “huge losses in manpower and ammunition” among Russian forces in Soledar, rebuking claims of Russia’s biggest military advantage since August.

Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko told the Kyiv Independent on Wednesday that Russia’s attempt to take over Soledar, located approximately 10 kilometers north of Bakhmut, has “not succeeded.” The city represents carnage on both sides, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a Monday address, referring to “almost no life left.”

His words contradict an intelligence report published Tuesday by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense (U.K. MOD), stating that Russia forces aided by Wagner Group mercenaries headed by Yevgeny Prigozhin “are likely in control” of most of Soledar following four days of fighting in the Donbas city.

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