Armed Forces of Ukraine are Switching to Offensive Operations in Some Directions, – Ministry of Defense

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The Ukrainian military are moving to counter-offensive operations in some areas of the front.

It is reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the Deputy Minister of Defense Anna Malyar .

She noted that the Ukrainian military continues the defense started on February 24, 2022.

“The defensive operation contains everything, including counter-offensive actions. Therefore, in some areas we are moving to offensive actions ,” she wrote.

Malyar noted that the Bakhmut direction remains the epicenter of hostilities . There, Ukrainian fighters are moving along a fairly wide front . They prosper and occupy the dominant heights.

At the same time, the Russian invaders are on the defensive and want to hold their positions.

In the south, the enemy is also on the defensive. Local battles continue there.

The Deputy Minister of Defense also noted that the invaders are actively launching information about the counteroffensive, as they need to divert attention from the defeat in the Bakhmut direction .

Counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Ukrainian political and military command has been reporting for a long time about the preparation of our fighters for a counteroffensive. Recently, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the Ukrainian military is already ready for counter-offensive actions, but it is not known when they will begin.

At the same time, Maliar previously asked Ukrainians not to discuss the actions of the military, because “plans love silence . ” She noted that no one intends to warn about the beginning of counter-offensive actions.

At the same time, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that the Armed Forces of Ukraine allegedly switched to a “large-scale offensive” on the morning of June 4. However, these data were denied by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Source: RBC Ukraine