Over the past day, the Russian occupation troops carried out 106 attacks in Soledar, 22 clashes took place in the city. This was announced by the speaker of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Sergey Cherevaty.
According to him, fierce battles continue in Soledar.
«106 shelling in this direction was carried out by the enemy in a day , 22 combat clashes occurred. Direct measures are being taken to prevent the enemy from advancing further, systemic strikes are being delivered from our side»,— he said.
On January 8, the commanders in Soledar were given additional forces and equipment. Cherevaty stressed that the city is under constant control. At the same time, it was noted that frosty weather would allow the use of heavy equipment — tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers — therefore, counter-offensive actions will be possible.
«Which side is better prepared, prepares its equipment for the winter phase of operation, prepares personnel, develops the best tactical plans — and will take precedence», — added the speaker of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.