Armed Forces of Ukraine liberate village of Yatskivka in Donetsk Oblast and improve positions near Bakhmut

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FRIDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2022, 14:33

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated the village of Yatskivka in Donetsk Oblast and retook positions that they previously lost on the Bakhmut front.

Source: Oleksii Hromov, Brigade General and Deputy Head of the Main Operative Directorate of the General Staff of the Ukrainian army, at the briefing on 23 September

Quote: "By maintaining assault actions, the Defence Forces of Ukraine have established control over the settlement of Yatskivka, to the east of Oskil River."

"Our forces are improving their tactical position[s]. Thanks to timely regrouping of the units of one of the mechanised brigades and high level of combat organisation, we managed to retake the lost position and take the positions to the south of Bakhmut under our control".

Details: Hromov added that the situation on the Bakhmut front remained complicated, but controlled. Russian forces keep attacking in order to force out the Ukrainian units from their positions. The Ukrainian army is in control in spite of intense strikes landed by Russians.

Background:

On 18 September, it was revealed that the Ukrainian forces control not only the right but also the left bank of the Oskil River in Kharkiv Oblast.

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