Wagner admits lack of complete control over Artemovsk

The Russian Wagner group said that the city of Artyomovsk is practically under its control, and only 740 meters are left before its full control.

Novosti quoted a Wagner fighter as saying that the distance between the last building now under Russian control and the road leading to the outskirts of the city where Ukrainian forces are stationed is no more than 740 meters.

The source explained that since Thursday, the area adjacent to the building of the Institute of Professional Pedagogical Sciences was evacuated, and Russian forces approached the last fortified area of ​​the Ukrainian army in Artemovsk.

He added that the enemy was forced to retreat behind Chaikovsky Street, where Ukrainian forces are trying to build a defensive line, noting that they are putting up fierce resistance and are conducting intensive artillery shelling of Russian positions.

Late last week, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the Wagner forces, said that his forces were continuing their offensive against the city of Artemovsk (Bakhmut), where only 2.37 square kilometers of the city remained under Kiev’s control. strength.

Source: News

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