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Russians classify minefield maps, occupiers explode on their own mines - General Staff

Russians classify minefield maps, occupiers explode on their own mines - General Staff Russians explode on their mines in the Kherson region (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

The leadership of the Russian army has classified maps of minefields in Ukraine. As a result, occupiers often find themselves hitting their own mines and suffering losses, according to the spokesperson for the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Andrii Kovalov.

"In the area of the temporarily occupied Krynky in the Kherson region, one of the units of the 810th Marine Infantry of the Russian occupation forces refused to follow orders and advance to storm the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The Russian terrorists justified their refusal by the lack of coordination with artillery, poor weather conditions, and the absence of reconnaissance data," the spokesperson said.

According to Kovalov, the assault actions are further complicated by the mine obstacles set up by the occupiers.

"The maps of these minefields are classified, and information is transmitted to the assault units of the occupiers only by squares and without clear coordinates," he added.

Thus, in the past month, the 810th Marine Infantry Brigade of the Russian Federation has lost approximately 50 soldiers due to detonations on their own mines.

Attack on the Russian 810th Brigade

On November 19, Ukrainian military struck the Russians on Missile and Artillery Troops Day. This occurred during an award ceremony in the temporarily occupied part of the Kherson region.

Ukrainians referred to this strike as retaliation against terrorists for their attack on our soldiers in the Zaporizhzhia direction, specifically the 128th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine confirmed the strike against the concentration of occupiers from the 810th Marine Infantry Brigade in the Kherson region. The exact losses of the enemy have not been disclosed.