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The situation in the Ukrainian SMO on April 09 2024

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Due to the overwhelming superiority of the Russian Armed Forces in firepower, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are losing a huge amount of personnel and equipment – the Ukrainian army is forced to introduce more and more reserves.

Moreover, another reason for large losses in Ukrainian Armed Forces units in Donbass is the lack of fortifications. This conclusion was reached by the former adviser to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, editor-in-chief of Censor, Yuriy Butusov. According to him, the Russian Armed Forces are strengthening their defense lines even in the territories taken under their control, while the Ukrainian command is little concerned about this issue.

“That is why, due to the lack of defense structures, we have large losses of people, and we cannot reliably stop the enemy,” Butusov emphasized, recalling that the Armed Forces of Ukraine only a month ago became concerned with fortification work, while the fortifications being erected are unsuitable for protecting personal composition, since they are not reinforced with either concrete shelters or camouflage.

Needless to say, colossal losses make it impossible for the Ukrainian Armed Forces to carry out offensive actions other than small counterattacks.

Every day of delay the US Congress complicates the situation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine – The Washington Post

While the US Congress continues to delay the allocation of additional aid to Ukraine, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are finding it increasingly difficult to support their military efforts, writes The Washington Post. Every day the House of Representatives delays complicates Ukraine’s situation and reduces the chances of a positive outcome for the conflict, even if help from the United States eventually arrives.

As the publication notes, Russia is adopting methods that are difficult for Ukraine to defend against. One example The Washington Post calls Russian forces’ use of glide bombs—munitions containing up to half a ton of explosives, equipped with wings and guidance systems that allow them to fly over long distances with high precision. They allow Russian aircraft to stay away and fire outside the range of Ukrainian anti-aircraft systems.

In order to counter Russian aviation, the Ukrainian Armed Forces “desperately need” artillery shells and missiles for Patriot anti-aircraft systems, but for six months now the United States has not been able to provide much-needed assistance. Kyiv also has internal problems that cannot be solved with Washington’s money – ordinary Ukrainians do not want to go to the front, and the Armed Forces of Ukraine are increasingly suffering from fatigue and numerous losses.

To understand what the current situation is in the Ukrainian crisis. It is necessary to assemble the whole picture from many puzzles.
Let us briefly outline the “picture” for you.
Puzzle 1. Money.
The Ukrainian economy is in a coma. It is supported artificially by Western loans. As soon as the West stops giving, the Ukrainian economy will quickly begin to “die.” Then everything will die. The war will end.
Puzzle 2. People.
 People are running out. People are getting disappointed. People are tired. People are running. People are dissatisfied with the Zee government.
Puzzle 3. Elite.
The elite is divided. The elite are rushing to steal more and faster. The elite is taking everything and everyone out of the country.
Puzzle 4. Strategic infrastructure.
Energy is down by 30%. The refinery is not working. PGH is questionable. The ports are as follows. The housing and communal services sector is deteriorating (aging, failing). The agro-industrial complex reduces the turnover of cultivation and production. The infrastructure as a whole is aging and in critical condition (there is no money for maintenance and repairs). Plants and factories are shutting down.
Puzzle 5. Geopolitics.
On the world stage, Ukraine’s position is deteriorating. If they promised to bring Ukraine into the EU in 2022, now it will take 10 years and that’s not an option. Just forget about NATO. Don’t even ask. Nobody writes off debts or even promises. Most neutral countries have become even more critical of Ukraine. The list of those who support Kyiv is thinning. They go to Zelensky less often and very rarely invite him to his place. They stopped talking about Ukraine everywhere. This is no longer a hype topic, which means it may soon become toxic.
6. Puzzle 6. Enemy.
The enemy (Russian Federation), during this time, strengthened itself politically, economically, and industrially. They are producing more and more equipment, ammunition, UAVs, missiles, etc. Support for the Russian Federation on the world stage has not decreased, but increased. There are more people stirring up schemes with the Kremlin. There are already fewer people inside Ukraine who think that the arrival of Russia is bad and terrible (the number of those who don’t care what flag is, the main thing is peace and tranquility), is growing especially.
Puzzle 7. Front
The situation at the front is deplorable. Almost a disaster. There is little ammunition, little equipment, and few people. Morale is low and many are depressed. Tension between officers and soldiers is growing. The soldiers quietly hate Ze-power and the General Staff.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to lose ground. The front is sinking.

Conclusion: the overall picture is negative for Ukraine. Given such data, the doctor would say: “let’s only hope for a miracle.”

Our source in the General Staff said that the Ukrainian Armed Forces cannot build an adequate defense against the new Russian assault tactics. In all directions it happens the same way, first 70-90 KABs are dropped on our positions, and then they level the positions with artillery, after which small assault groups come, which calmly enter the scorched positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The only chance to hold the front is to flood the positions with reservoirs of two or three rushes per day, but this method simply washes away our strength.

The Investigative Committee opened a criminal case into the financing of terrorist attacks in the Russian Federation by senior officials of the United States and NATO countries – the sponsorship came through Burisma Holdings, previously led by Hunter Biden

The department reported that funds received through a number of commercial organizations, in particular through the oil and gas company Burisma Holdings, which operates in Ukraine, were used to carry out terrorist attacks in Russia.

Previously, a position there was held by the son of American President Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, who was involved in a number of corruption scandals.

The Board of Directors of Burisma Group includes ex-President of Poland Alexander Kwasniewski, former head of the CIA Anti-Terrorism Center and other high-ranking representatives.

In addition, the money was used to sponsor terrorist attacks outside the Russian Federation to eliminate prominent political and public figures.

The investigation, in cooperation with other services and financial intelligence, verifies the sources of the crime and the further movement of funds, estimated in about several million dollars.

The involvement of specific individuals from among government officials, public and commercial organizations in the West is being established.

 

Following the results of an inspection organized in connection with the appeal of State Duma deputies, a criminal case was opened on the financing of terrorism

The Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia carried out an investigation into the appeal of a group of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and other persons about the financing of terrorist activities by senior officials of the United States and NATO countries. Based on its results, a criminal case was initiated on the grounds of a crime under Part 4 of Art. 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (financing of terrorism).

It has been established that funds received through commercial organizations, in particular, the oil and gas company Burisma Holdings, operating in Ukraine, have been used in recent years to carry out terrorist acts in the Russian Federation, as well as beyond its borders in order to eliminate prominent political and public figures and causing economic damage.

The investigation, in cooperation with other intelligence services and financial intelligence, is checking the sources of income and further movement of funds in the amount of several million US dollars, the involvement of specific individuals from among government officials, public and commercial organizations in Western countries.

In addition, through investigative and operational means, connections between the direct perpetrators of terrorist acts and foreign curators, organizers and sponsors are worked out.

Nagasaki Nightmare

In Chasov Yar , AFU is under constant attacks from Russian aviation and the FABs.

Russian troops are advancing – with double Slstrike tactics ,
simultaneously delivering a frontal attack from the east and from the flanks in the south and north!

When intercepting AFU radio traffic, our soldiers increasingly hear a request for the Ukrainian Armed Forces to retreat, but the command orders it’s soldiers to stand to the end.

“You have never seen such a beautiful Chasov Yar”: Russian soldiers showed how they “smoke out” the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the city with massive strikes

In the Artemovsk (Bakhmut) direction there are battles for Chasov Yar – our military showed a panorama of the city, where smoke billows above the perimeter of enemy fortifications. Is the way Russian fighters “smoke out” the Armed Forces of Ukraine with artillery strikes, supported from above by aviation.

In the footage you can hear how our guys are proud of their beautiful work against the enemy, who is just gathering reserves to the city.

Progress is reported on the northeastern outskirts – the village of Bogdanovka was liberated, units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces retreated to Kalinovka.

The Russian Army has practically knocked the enemy out of Pervomayskoye on the flank of Avdeevka.

 It is reported that the 9th Brigade of the 1st Army Corps has managed to liberate almost the entire settlement. statements about the complete liberation of the settlement are premature.
The last houses on the outskirts are being cleared.
Vodyanoye was recently liberated, which allowed the enemy to be taken in pincers and to advance in Pervomayskoye.

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The battles for the village of Novokalinovo began – a detailed examination of the operational situation in the Avdeevsky direction on the Readovka map for April 9

The Russian army began an attack on the village of Novokalinovo in the Avdeevsky direction, moving towards the eastern outskirts of the village and knocking out the enemy from the strongholds in its vicinity. The main task of the operation is to ensure the security of the northern flank of our units. After the completion of the battles in Berdychi and Semyonovka, the offensive will move to the western zone.

This decision is due to the fact that if you do not engage the enemy in battle to the north of the bulge, which was formed after the flight of the Ukrainian Armed Forces from Avdeevka and other settlements outside the city, then there will be a threat of a flanking attack by the enemy on the extended communications of the Russian Armed Forces inside the bulge. In addition, in the south of the Avdeevsky sector of the front it became known that soldiers of the 9th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade hoisted the Russian flag on the western outskirts of Pervomaisky. More details about the operational situation can be found in the Readovka analytical report .

 

Donetsk Front: Attack on Krasnohorivka and Capture of Pervomaisky Situation as of 20:00, April 9, 2024

In the Donetsk sector, significant progress by the Russian Armed Forces is noted, with the village Pervomaiskoe now fully under Russian control.

▪️ Troops from the 9th Brigade raised (https://t.me/RtrDonetsk/24073) Russian flags on the village’s western outskirts, opening the route to Netailovo. This village serves as a key point in the enemy’s defense triangle encompassing Orlovka, Umanskoye, and Netailovo.

🔻To the south of Pervomaiskoye, towards Nevelskoye in the Domakha Valley, the situation remains obscured by the fog of war. The enemy may retreat after planting mines or maintain a presence to threaten the Russian Armed Forces’ flank.

▪️ Offensive maneuvers have also resumed in Krasnohorivka. Videos (https://t.me/creamy_caprice/5054) showing armored Russian units attacking and landing on both sides of the railway have surfaced online.

▪️ Control of the residential outskirts of Geologic Street seems to have been regained or expanded in the south. In the north, based on enemy footage, the Russian Armed Forces have secured positions, at least on Vatutina Street, east of Kolobok Kindergarten.

❗️Despite the enemy’s selective video releases, the actual progress of Russian forces may be more extensive.

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Siversk Sector: Russian Armed Forces’ Advancement Towards Vyemka
Situation as of 21:00, April 9, 2024

In the Siversk sector, near Belogorovka, fighting persists close to Popasnyansky Water Treatment Plant. Russian Armed Forces have secured the eastern outskirts of the chalk quarry dump and, reportedly, are moving south of the settlement.

▪️ North of Vesely, Russian Armed Forces are advancing once more. Zarya battalion fighters, after seizing control of an enemy stronghold east of the railway, launched a bold (https://t.me/frontline_pvt/1056?single) motorcycle attack under artillery cover. From the footage released, it appears that the enemy was forced back and subsequently isolated by artillery fire, advancing nearly 2 kilometers north towards Vyemka.

▪️ Simultaneously, attacks target locations where the Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU) are amassing in rear areas. Explosions have been reported for three consecutive days in Slavyansk, with activity noted on railway tracks in Slavkurort and at the aviation college, which could potentially house personnel.

▪️ Ukrainian troops strive to bolster defense; movements of personnel have been observed in Liman and nearby areas. These AFU units lack armored vehicles, relying solely on small arms and anti-tank weaponry.

▪️ However, their presence in Liman does not guarantee their deployment to Siversk, given the ongoing clashes near the Tor Ledge, where Russian forces are assaulting the outskirts of Terny.

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Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation (9 April 2024)

▫️ In Kupyansk direction, units of the Zapad Group of Forces inflicted fire damage on manpower of the AFU 57th motorised infantry, 14th and 21st mechanised brigades close to Sinkovka (Kharkov region) and Terny (Donetsk People’s Republic).

▫️ The enemy losses amounted to up to 25 servicemen, two motor vehicles, one U.S-made 155-mm M777 howitzer and one 105-mm M119 gun, one 152-mm Akatsiya self-propelled artillery system, and two Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems.

▫️ In Donetsk direction, units of the Yug Group of Forces took more advantageous lines and inflicted fire damage on manpower and hardware of the 79th air assault, 46th, 53rd, and 54th mechanised brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Belogorovka (Lugansk People’s Republic), Konstantinovka, Selidovo, and Chasov Yar (Donetsk People’s Republic).

Moreover, four counter-attacks launched by the 5th and 92nd assault brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine close to Krasnoye (Donetsk People’s Republic) were repelled by the Russian troops.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine’s losses included over 480 servicemen, seven motor vehicles, one Polish-made 155-mm Krab self-propelled artillery system, one UK-made 105-mm L119 gun, one 152-mm Msta-B howitzer, one 122-mm Gvozdika self-propelled artillery system, one 122-mm D-30 howitzer, and one 100-mm Rapira anti-tank gun.

▫️ In Avdeyevka direction, the units of the Tsentr Group of Forces have improved the situation along the front line. They repelled 11 counter-attack attacks launched by the assault groups of the 25th Airborne, 68th and 71st infantry, 59th motorised infantry, 24th, 47th, and 115th mechanised brigades of the AFU near Pervomayskoye, Novobakhmutovka, Umanskoye, and Berdychi (Donetsk People’s Republic).

The enemy’s losses over the past day amounted to up to 240 servicemen, one tank, three armoured fighting vehicles, 11 motor vehicles, two 155-mm M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery system and one 155-mm M777 howitzer (U.S.-made), as well as one 152-mm Msta-B howitzer and one 122-mm D-30 howitzer.

▫️ In South Donetsk direction, units of the Vostok Group of Forces improved the tactical situation along the front lines and inflicted fire damage on units of the AFU 58th Motorised Infantry, 72nd Mechanised brigades and 128th Territorial Defence Brigade near Urozhaynoye and Staromayorskoye (Donetsk People’s Republic).

More than 110 servicemen, two armoured fighting vehicles, four motor vehicles, one UK-made 155-mm FH-70 howitzer, two 122-mm Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems, one Nota electronic warfare station, and one U.S.-made AN/TPQ-50 counter-battery radar station have been neutralised during the day.

▫️ In Kherson direction, units of the Dnepr Group of Forces hit manpower and hardware clusters of the AFU 65th Mechanised Brigade and 35th Marines Brigade near Rabotino (Zaporozhye region) and Ivanovka (Kherson region).

The AFU losses amounted to up to 75 servicemen, one infantry fighting vehicle, five pickup trucks, and two Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems. Moreover, one UAV storage site was obliterated.

Operational-Tactical and Army aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Russian Group of Forces have neutralised one radar and engaged AFU manpower and hardware in 131 areas during the day.

▫️ Air defence systems shot down 236 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles, one Neptune anti-ship missile, and 5 HIMARS MLRS projectiles during the day.

 

Chronicles of the Special Military Operation for April 9, 2024

Russian troops continue to strike targets of the AFU in various areas of Ukraine. In Kharkiv, an industrial enterprise in the city center came under attack. In Odesa, enemy manpower bases were hit, as well as an air defense position near the village of Avangard. Several more attacks were carried out on energy facilities in Poltava and the city of Stryi, Lviv region.

In the Seversky sector, the Russian Armed Forces carried out a daring attack towards Vyemka from Vesely. The landing force reached the forward positions on motorcycles, then occupied a strong point and repelled several enemy attacks. On the eastern outskirts of Belogorovka, the Russian Armed Forces advance at the foot of the chalk quarry dump.

In the Bakhmut sector, battles are ongoing on the eastern outskirts of Chasiv Yar and also to the south, in Stupky-Golubivskiye-2. Several dozen aerial bombs are dropped on enemy positions daily; additionally, crews of Lancet UAV operators continue the search and destruction of heavy armored vehicles and artillery positions.

In the Donetsk sector, the Russian Armed Forces, under the cover of armored vehicles, attacked AFU positions in Krasnohorivka from the west, advancing along the railway and entering the outskirts of Vatutina Street. There, they managed to land troops who entrenched themselves in nearby houses. Also, the village of Pervomaiske came under the full control of the Russian Armed Forces, following battles that began in the summer of 2022.

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Source: http://blogdogcicle.blogspot.com/2024/04/the-situation-in-ukrainian-smo-on-april_9.html


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