Russian troops plan to attempt another river crossing to resume offensive, says General Staff

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The occupiers plan to strengthen the group in a number of areas
The occupiers plan to strengthen the group in a number of areas

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Regiments of Moscow’s 1st Tank Army of the Western Military District are redeploying to bolster its forces near Kharkiv.

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The invaders are planning to establish a pontoon crossing over Siverskyi Donets, in order to resume their advance towards Yampil-Siversk.

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“We’re observing a concentration of pontoon bridging equipment in a certain area,” the message reads.

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“Additional regiments are being redeployed to bolster (Russian) strike forces, and resume offensives.”

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At least four previous Russian crossings have been hit by Ukrainian strikes.