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100 Russians per 6 Ukrainian soldiers in some areas: Elite brigade reports on Avdiivka situation

100 Russians per 6 Ukrainian soldiers in some areas: Elite brigade reports on Avdiivka situation Illustrative photo (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Daria Shekina

Russian occupiers are actively attempting to storm Avdiivka. At some positions, about a hundred Russian assault troops are facing six Ukrainian defenders, according to the deputy commander of the Third Separate Assault Brigade, Maksym Zhorin.

Military personnel from the Third Separate Assault Brigade noted that if the occupiers do not consider losses on their side, then the Ukrainian side will not consider losses with Russian casualties either.

"In reality, it's difficult to accurately count how many Russians are dying here. Just in one attack on one position yesterday, we eliminated approximately 80 Russian soldiers," the military reports.

Overall, Ukrainian forces have already managed to destroy over 4,000 Russian occupiers.

The third assault brigade notes that Russian military personnel likely have not experienced such losses as in the battles for Avdiivka.

Military personnel state that currently, the Russian Federation has deployed at least six brigades of the Russian army. In addition, there is also information about the deployment of one brigade of the Donetsk People's Republic, military intelligence special forces, and units of the Special Operations Forces.

"And so that you to understand the distribution of forces: there are some positions where only six Ukrainian soldiers are defending, while about 100 occupiers are attacking," reports the third assault brigade.

Avdiivka situation

Occupation forces have been attempting to take Avdiivka since the fall of 2023. Currently, it is known that the invaders have managed to enter the city. The situation in this direction is approaching critical.

Yesterday, the Third Separate Assault Brigade confirmed that they were redeployed to the area of Avdiivka to strengthen the Ukrainian defense.

Defenders also reported that the occupiers were using phosphorus shells, and at the coking plant, tankers with mazut caught fire.

Today it became known that Ukrainian troops decided to withdraw from the fortified area Zenit in Avdiivka.