At the same time, he pointed out that fierce fighting is still taking place in the east.
A few days earlier, Russian leader Vladimir Putin said that the dynamics of the special operation are assessed as positive, since everything is going according to the plan of the Ministry of Defense and the Russian General Staff.
The most large-scale battles in recent weeks have been in the DPR: there, Russian forces managed to recapture an important strategic point, Soledar, from the Ukrainian Armed Forces, through which Artemovsk (Ukrainian name – Bakhmut) was supplied. ).
Now the Russian Armed Forces are concentrating their efforts on the capture of this city, as well as Seversk, which should open the way to Slavyansk and Kramatorsk.