The Russian invaders, while leaving the left bank of Kherson, may resort to undermining residential areas in order to turn the occupied territory into scorched earth. Brigadier General Aleksey Gromov, Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, spoke about this at a briefing. humanity and compliance with international conventions, as well as the pathological lies of all Kremlin politicians and propagandists, the enemy can make «difficult decisions»», — he said.
Most likely, according to Gromov, that during the retreat, the enemy, in addition to mass evacuation, may resort to a series of terrorist attacks with undermining residential areas, turning the temporarily occupied territory into scorched earth, causing critical damages to the infrastructure of the territories returned to Ukraine.
«Given the latest informational stuffing of the Russian Federation regarding the «dirty bomb», it is also possible that the occupiers can organize explosions at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant from the purpose of its final disabling and provoking a local man-made disaster with the accusation of Ukraine»,— the brigadier general added.
Gromov also noted that the Russians had no military targets to hit with cruise missiles this week. All efforts were reduced to the destruction of infrastructure.