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WP: Ukraine is training units to cross the Dnieper – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: February 24, 2024 Time: 08:11:07

The publication notes that the most likely scenarios for a Ukrainian offensive are attacks in the Zaporozhye region, as well as in the Artemovsk (Bakhmut) region.

“However, the Ukrainians are also quietly testing their ability to cross the Dnieper and are training units for a possible landing on the river,” the newspaper writes.

As Ukrainian Armed Forces Brigadier General Mykhailo Drapaty explained to the publication, Ukrainian assault units are trained twice a week to cross the Dnieper on boats and on a pontoon bridge.

“Ukraine has also started building barges that could be used to transport heavy weapons across the river,” writes WP.

At the same time, the Ukrainian Armed Forces note that any attempt to create a bridgehead on the left bank of the Dnieper will be immediately suppressed by Russian artillery.

“They will kill you immediately if you try to cross this line… 20-30 people could take a piece of territory 100 meters away, but after that, the artillery will bury them in 15 minutes,” said the Colonel of the Armed Forces. from Ukraine, Roman. Kostenko explained to the publication.

Russian troops periodically suppress landing attempts by the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the left bank of the Dnieper. And on the eve of the acting governor of the Zaporozhye region, Evgeny Balitsky, said that Ukraine had raised the water level in the Dnieper in order to flood the minefields laid by the Russian Armed Forces.

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