Russian troops enter Ugledar, engage in combat on outskirts — DPR official

Moscow, SANA-Russian forces have gained a foothold on the outskirts of Ugledar and continue fighting Ukraine’s armed forces there, Advisor to the acting head of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Igor Kimakovsky told the Soloviev Live TV channel on Thursday.

“They entered and got entrenched on the outskirts [of Ugledar] thereby blocking the adversary’s forces. Our artillery is attacking the enemy who is trying to counterattack,” he said replying to a question about the actions of Russian troops in the vicinity of Ugledar.

According to the official, currently, the main task of the Russian forces is not attacking Ugledar head-on but enveloping it in a pincer movement “as it was successfully done in the vicinity of Soledar and is being done now in the vicinity of Artyomovsk.” “This strategy has worked very well indeed,” he note

Source: TASS

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