A senior Pentagon official, briefing a bunch of journalists on the Ukraine-Russia battle, mentioned that the Russian military continues its build-up in eastern Ukraine.
“They added 11 tactical battalions”
Official, “Since we talked about the complete number of tactical battalions final Thursday, we assess that the number of Russian tactical battalions in Ukraine has elevated to 76. So that they’ve added 11 tactical battalions since we final spoke.” used the phrases.
Russia’s tactical battalions common between 800 and 1000 troopers.
Noting that each one Russian forces are in the eastern and southern components of Ukraine, the official famous that the Russian Air Pressure continues to be flying a median of 200 sorties in the battle zone, and that in the previous few days, Russia has bombed army targets in Kyiv and Lviv with long-range bombers.
Russia increases artillery hearth in Donetsk
The official famous that after the sinking of the Moscow missile cruiser, there was no motion in Russia’s ships in the Black Sea.
The Pentagon official additionally said that Russia’s artillery hearth started to enhance in the Donetsk area.
Stating that preparations proceed to prepare Ukrainian trainers for howitzer artillery that the US will present to the Ukrainian military, the official said that these trainings will start exterior of Ukraine quickly.
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