The Russians use cannon and rocket artillery.
In the Kharkiv region, Russians fire from tanks and artillery.
This is stated in the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
“In the Kharkiv direction, the enemy fired from tanks, cannon and rocket artillery at the areas of the settlements of Novonikolaevka, Prudyanka, Novoe, Dementyevka, Pitomnik, Borshchova, Russian Lozovaya, Russian Tishki, Petrovka, Bazaleevka, Korobochkino, Staraya Gnilitsa, Ivanovka. Dealt an air strike near Mospanovo “, the message says.
As you know, according to analysts at the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), the Russians are probably creating the conditions for a westward offensive in the direction Kharkiv region or towards Kharkov.
Russian troops held positions in the area of Balakleya and Bolshaya Kamyshevakhi for several months and can use these two areas as springboards for an offensive operation.