Chronicle of a special military operation: events of November 21, 2022 from the Telegram channel :
– In the north of the KHARKOV REGION, the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to strengthen the grouping on the border.
Additional reserves are being brought up, units and divisions are being reorganized and formed.
– In the SUMY REGION, engineer and sapper units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are removing previously installed minefields.
It is possible that it is on this section of the border that new provocations from the Ukrainian forces are possible.
– Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups continue to be active in the BELARUSIAN DIRECTION.
One of them crossed the border in the area of the DENISOVICHI STATION on the territory of the Polessky Reserve.
– Under KUZYOMOVKA, Ukrainian formations continue to attack the positions of the RF Armed Forces.
The next attempt again ended unsuccessfully: the advancing groups were discovered and covered by artillery fire.
– Assault groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine again made a sortie in the direction of the SVATOV – KREMENnaya highway.
Russian troops repulsed the attack, destroyed several armored vehicles and forced the enemy to retreat.
– Ukrainian formations again attacked the cities of the Donetsk agglomeration.
As a result of shelling in the Petrovsky district of DONETSK, a woman was killed. Tanks with fuel were destroyed in Makiivka.
– Motorized rifle units of the RF Armed Forces entered the center of MARYINKA and established control over key facilities along Druzhba Avenue.
The enemy retreated to the western quarters, but continues to offer fierce resistance.
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Artillerymen of the 1st Slavic brigade destroy enemy fortified areas – writes the Telegram channel .
Artillery of the People’s Militia of the DPR inflicts fire damage on the enemy, destroying the fortified areas of Ukrainian nationalists in the direction of the settlement. Water. The fire is carried out from D-20 guns with a caliber of 152 mm.
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The Armed Forces of Ukraine are experiencing difficulties in preparing an offensive in Zaporozhye. Details from the Telegram channel .
According to military chronicleThe Ukrainian military is preparing for a major offensive operation in the area of the cities of Orekhov and Gulyaipole in the Zaporozhye region.
The ultimate goal of the attack in this area could be an attack on Melitopol. An intermediate goal, according to radio interceptions, may be access to the fortified area of the RF Armed Forces between Tokmak and Bilmak.
Preparations for the offensive are taking place against the backdrop of heavy losses. The 128th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine suffered serious damage. To prevent the unit from being disbanded, it was reinforced with two companies of paratroopers of the 81st separate airmobile brigade, units of the 9th operational regiment of the National Guard of Ukraine, as well as units of the 110th, 113th and 115th territorial defense brigades.
A serious obstacle for the Ukrainian forces in this area is not only the activity of the artillery of the RF Armed Forces, but also the November thaw.
All foreign vehicles, including French VAB armored personnel carriers, British Husky TSVs, Turkish Kirpis, and Italian TEKNE MLS armored personnel carriers, were delivered to the Armed Forces of Ukraine without mud wheel kits. On summer tires, foreign armored personnel carriers often cannot drive off-road, get stuck and roll over when leaving an asphalt road.
Also, during the preparation of the offensive in the area of Orekhov and Gulyaipol, there is an acute shortage of self-propelled artillery.
Polish self-propelled guns Krab cannot be quickly deployed to Zaporozhye from the Donetsk direction, and there is not enough heavy equipment to transport American M777 towed howitzers. This shortage forces the Armed Forces of Ukraine to store guns in one place for several days, which opens up the opportunity for the RF Armed Forces to use Lancet-3 drones and rocket artillery from a range of 40-50 km against Ukrainian equipment.
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The National Guard destroyed an unexploded Ukrainian shell near Energodar, writes Telegram channel .
The ammunition was found by a resident of the Zaporizhia region in his garden, according to him, the shell flew from Nikopol. The sappers who arrived at the site removed a dangerous find from the soil and transported it to a specially prepared site, where they destroyed it with an overhead charge.
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The 80th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, whose fighters shot Russian prisoners of war, is based in Lviv and closely cooperates with NATO, the Telegram channel writes. .
This was reported to RT by a former Ukrainian soldier. Previously, he himself served in this brigade, but went over to the side of the Russian Federation after the Ukrainians executed his father.
According to him, the fighters in the 80th brigade were taught to hate everything Russian, such thoughts were implanted in them long before the start of the special operation:
“American troops were taken under guardianship: both the training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the political brainwashing of the military personnel of the 80th brigade were engaged in American marines.
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Newsweek – with criticism of Ukrainian politics.
An article in the publication convinces readers that the Ukrainian authorities have built a “Hollywood scenario.” Zelensky convinces foreign sponsors that he will win if he gets more weapons and money. But only a blind person cannot understand that the economy in Ukraine is destroyed, the rear in the country as such no longer exists, and without this it is impossible to win the war. Zelensky and his team cannot fail to understand this, but they continue to lure out the money of Western taxpayers, without openly intending to account for them. And if earlier he did not ask, but already demanded several billion dollars of assistance, that now each of his requests is already estimated at several tens of billions, and there is no end in sight, writes the Ukrainian Telegram channel. .
Another news: the Republicans who came to power in the US Congress are going to initiate the work of a group of expert economists in January to deal with the intricacies of the flows of dollars and euros leaving Ukraine for offshore almost daily.
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How does the Mariupol Zoo live, says the Telegram channel .
300 kg of meat and 500 kg of hay are spent daily for the animals of the Mariupol Zoo. Employees provide residents with everything necessary, but stocks are running out. And more recently, there have been more predators – lion cubs have been born.
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Anapa hotel “Marina” received evacuated families from the Kherson region, writes the Telegram channel .
After the announcement of the evacuation from the right bank of the Kherson region, the residents were received by hotels and sanatoriums in the Crimea and the Krasnodar Territory, including the Marina Hotel in Anapa.
Morning for children at the hotel begins with a wellness exercise to the music. In addition, various entertaining games are arranged by animators and local teenage girls.
Many other sanatoriums did not remain indifferent to the problems of the evacuated residents of our region. They also provide accommodation, food, educational and recreational activities for children.
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In the photo: the results of another shelling of the Kirovsky district of Donetsk
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