"We see no assaults": AFU explained what is happening in the Kupiansk direction. Map
The Russian occupiers are not making assaults on the Kupiansk frontline in eastern Ukraine at the moment. No attacks have been recorded there for about a week.
At the same time, the situation on the contact line is not getting quieter, as the enemy is constantly shelling the area. This was stated by Iliia Yevlash, head of the press service of the Eastern group, during the TV marathon.
"There are no assaults. We are recording a lull, but the intensity of artillery shelling remains constant," he said.
According to him, the occupants launch more than half a thousand artillery attacks daily. They use such weapons at extreme distances.
"For example, if a cannon has a range of 12 kilometers, they try to move it as far as possible to prevent our UAVs and artillery from hitting it. But even this does not lead to great success, as our units are constantly detecting and destroying enemy equipment," Yevlash explained.
He also added that the enemy is using 10, sometimes 15 aircraft attacks a day. Missile attacks are being carried out.
At the beginning of September, Yevlash shared how the occupiers were trying to "break through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine" in the Liman-Kupiansk direction, preparing for "meat" assaults. The enemy was particularly active in the area of Novoyehorivka in the Luhansk region.
Later, the Armed Forces of Ukraine noted that the Russian offensive near Kupiansk slowed down after the occupiers received a "kick in the teeth" from Ukrainian defenders.
It was also noted that the enemy was regrouping troops in this area of the front and taking measures to form new assault units.
As OBOZREVATEL previously reported, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to push back the enemy in the south, in particular in the Melitopol area. The occupiers are exhausted and forced to retreat from their positions.