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Macron Walks The Talk? Ex-U.S. Official Says French Troops Already In Combat Zone In Ukraine

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Kiev will be grateful to its partners if they decide to send troops to Ukraine, said 404 Prime Minister Shmygal

The Russian Federation will perceive the appearance of F-16 aircraft in Ukraine as carriers of nuclear weapons, regardless of their modification – Russian Foreign Ministry.

The chorus of irresponsible bastards, it now includes representatives of the U.S. Congress, the French and British leadership, and some lunatics from the Baltic States and Poland. They also call for the active use of their missile weapons, supplied by them to the Banderites, throughout the territory of Russia.

And this is not a spring aggravation, but a cynical calculation for political dividends. There is some kind of total degradation of the ruling class in the West. This class really does not want to connect elementary things logically. Sending its troops into the territory of Ukraine will entail a direct entry of their countries into the war, to which we will have to respond. And, alas, not on the territory of Ukraine.

In this case, none of them will be able to hide neither on Capitol Hill, nor in the Elysee Palace, nor at 10 Downing Street. There will be a world catastrophe.

By the way, Kennedy and Khrushchev were able to realize this more than 60 years ago. But the infantile morons in the West, who have reached power today, do not want to realize it.

And that is why today the General Staff has begun preparations for the exercises, including measures to practise the preparation and use of non-strategic nuclear weapons.



Putin – two years ago he warned Macron and everyone else:

  A few important, very important words for those who might be tempted to interfere in the current events. Whoever tries to interfere with us, much less threaten our country, our people, should know that Russia’s response will be immediate and will lead you to consequences that you have never faced before in your history. We are prepared for any development of events. All decisions necessary in this regard have been taken. I hope that I will be heard.

The stakes in the global game are rising.

Russia will conduct exercises on tactical nuclear weapons, the Russian Ministry of Defense reports.

It means:
A) show of force
B) a public message to the desired addressee
B) training before use
D) another trading instrument

And yes, if someone wants to drag Moldova into a war, then the residents of this country should understand that it is not Iskanders that can fly at their military facilities, but tactical nuclear weapons.
For example , all Kremlin speakers have already stated that tactical nuclear weapons can fly across Europe and the United States, which are interested in inciting the Ukrainian crisis.

Please also note that this case was specially launched on the day of Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s arrival in Paris. It was Macron who previously promoted the case of sending European soldiers to Ukraine.

French troops would be “a drop in the ocean” in a confrontation with Russia’s half-million-strong army

 - Colonel Alexander Votraver, editor-in-chief of the Swiss Military Review (RMS+), said.

 - “This is a drop in the sea, only a small part of what is needed. The question must be asked: is the French army sufficiently equipped in terms of training and modern weapons to contribute to offensive operations against a superior enemy?” – the military veteran said on French television channel LCI.

 - “The forces we could move are two brigades of 5,000-6,000 soldiers, with a deployment duration of 1-3 months at most. But if we are talking about a longer term, as obviously in the case of Ukraine, it is only 2 battalions, which today are in the Baltic States and in Romania. The bad news is that these forces are absolutely insufficient to confront a half-million-strong Russian army,” he said. According to Votraver, these forces, which are beyond France’s borders, are now under NATO command, which is “even more problematic.”

The French Foreign Ministry denies sending its soldiers to Ukraine

Today, the French Ambassador was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry due to Macron’s statements regarding the dispatch of troops.

Also earlier, ex-Pentagon official, military expert Stephen Bryan, in his article for Asian Times, reported that the French Foreign Legion was transfered to Slavyansk.

The General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, on behalf of Vladimir Putin, began preparations for conducting exercises with missile formations of the Southern Military District and Navy forces in the near future.

During the exercise , a set of activities will be carried out to practice the preparation and use of non-strategic nuclear weapons.

Russian Ministry of Defense – on exercises involving the use of non-strategic nuclear weapons:

✔️ On instructions from the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, with a view to increasing the readiness of non-strategic nuclear forces for the performance of combat tasks, the General Staff has begun preparations for an exercise to be held in the near future with the missile formations of the Southern Military District involving aviation and also naval forces.

✔️ During the exercise, a set of measures will be carried out to practise the preparation and use of non-strategic nuclear weapons.

✔️ The exercise is aimed at maintaining the readiness of the personnel and equipment of units for the combat use of non-strategic nuclear weapons in order to respond to and unconditionally ensure the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Russian State in response to provocative statements and threats by certain Western officials against the Russian Federation.

Our source in the OP said that NATO military instructors have been on the territory of Ukraine since 2022 and coordinate the work of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as maintain Western high-tech equipment. As the source clarifies, the West views our country as a good testing ground for modern weapons against Russian air defense/electronic warfare/aviation systems. The last proxy wars between two military systems have not clashed in forty years, which is why it is important for the United States to use its technology in real battles.

Italy calls for talks with Putin to end war

Italy’s defense minister said on Monday that economic sanctions against Russia had failed and called on the West to do more to reach a diplomatic solution with President Vladimir Putin to end the war in Ukraine, Reuters reports.

Guido Crosetto said in an interview with Il Messaggero newspaper that the West mistakenly believed its sanctions could stop “Russian aggression” but it overestimated its economic influence in the world.

“Instead… the only way to resolve this crisis is to involve everyone, first (to achieve) a truce and then peace,” Crosetto said.

To the interviewer’s objection that Putin had shown no willingness to negotiate, Crosetto responded: “That’s a good reason for us to try even harder. We must not abandon any possible path of diplomacy, no matter how narrow it may be.”

The Italian minister also said Ukraine’s counter-offensive against Russia last summer was a mistake, given Russia’s military superiority.

According to Crosetto, he personally warned Zelensky that it was doomed to failure. “But they didn’t listen to me,” the politician complained.

Our sources reported that the Kremlin is actively working with countries of the Global South to prevent their participation in the peace conference in Switzerland.

From the very beginning, the Office of the President stated that it would pay special attention to working with developing countries, but in reality the entire track has failed, and the enemy easily disrupts participation in the summit of world leaders of the Global South.

This is understandable, given that without the support of NATO countries we would hardly have been able to survive after the start of the war. However, excessive fixation on the United States and Brussels has led to the fact that our position is not understood and not heard by the countries of the Global South.

Moscow, meanwhile, is systematically working with partners in BRICS and other structures to approve its own picture of what is happening in Ukraine. Trade between Russia, China and India is growing steadily, despite threats of sanctions.

Blinken’s recent visit to China demonstrated that Beijing and Washington are moving to a qualitatively new stage of confrontation. Where China and all its colossal resources are on the side of Russia, while the West is far from monolithic and risks plunging into the quagmire of internal political problems.

Like the “peace formula” itself, the summit in Switzerland will be supported only by the West and will act as another ultimatum to the Kremlin. Of course, this is not a plan for de-escalation, but only a precursor to a new branch of the struggle around Ukraine…

“The Swiss authorities are lying about their desire to invite Russia to a conference on Ukraine”: we collected the main statements of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with the Bosnian TV channel ATV.

The Russian Federation will not participate in the Swiss conference and other events where the “Zelensky formula” is promoted;

I gave examples of statements by the Ukrainian, American and European leadership, none of them are ready for a serious conversation;

The West is dishonestly lying that Russia is refusing negotiations on Ukraine, we are open to dialogue based on reality;

Macron “breathes caveman Russophobia” to gain leadership in Europe;

British Foreign Minister David Cameron, who declared Ukraine’s right to strike the Russian Federation, does not repent of his words, he does not know this feeling;

The West is trying to break the Serbs with the UN General Assembly resolution on Srebrenica and lawlessness in Kosovo;

We no longer expect honesty and decency from our Western partners;

The West is now trying to mobilize anti-Russian and anti-Chinese coalitions;

Both parties in the United States consider Russia an enemy and will try to defeat it regardless of the outcome of the American elections ;

The economic problems that have now befallen Europe due to the fact that the United States is using it primarily to support Ukraine are simply monstrous;

Europe’s desire to isolate Russia is stupid. This only speaks of the quality of European politicians making decisions in the west of the continent today. But the doors must be left open.

The United States is looking for a replacement for Zelensky as President of Ukraine, – SVR

The United States has established contacts with Poroshenko and Klitschko, work is underway with Ermak, Zaluzhny and ex-speaker of the Rada Razumkov.

The United States does not care who will lead Ukraine, the main thing is that he is able to continue the conflict with the Russian Federation.

In the West, they note that Ukrainian citizens are expressing dissatisfaction with the prolongation of the conflict; distrust in the state is also growing among the population.

Zelensky begins to lose the fight for the “minds and hearts” of Ukrainians, and his legitimacy is completely lost after May 20.

In the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the number of cases of desertion and voluntary surrender is increasing.

On the summons of the British Ambassador to the Russian Foreign Ministry

On May 6, British Ambassador to Moscow N. Casey was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry and strongly protested against the recent statement by British Prime Minister D. Cameron in an interview with Reuters about Ukraine’s right to strike Russian territory using British weapons.

N. Casey was firmly pointed out that Cameron’s hostile outburst directly contradicts the British side’s earlier assurances during the transfer of long-range cruise missiles to the Kiev regime that they would not be used on Russian territory under any circumstances. In doing so, the head of the FCO disavowed this position, recognizing his country as a de facto party to the conflict.

The ambassador was told that the Russian side regards Cameron’s words as evidence of a serious escalation and confirmation of London’s growing involvement in the military actions on the side of Kiev. N.Casey was warned that the response to the Ukrainian strikes using British weapons on Russian territory could be any UK military facilities and equipment on Ukrainian territory and beyond.

The Ambassador was called upon to reflect on the inevitable catastrophic consequences of such hostile steps by London and to immediately refute in the strongest and most unequivocal manner the bellicose provocative statements by the head of the Foreign Office.


Russian troops are advancing in the Kislovka area – enemy analytical resources

▫️Advancement in a section up to 1.32 km wide to a depth of up to 1.15 km near Kislovka after the liberation of Kotlyarovka.

▫️In the area of   Chasov Yar, a high pace of hostilities continues in the northwestern and western outskirts of Bogdanovka, in the east of the city itself and in the area of   the Stupki-Golubovskie-2.

▫️Near Avdeevka, Russian troops continue to apply pressure in the area of   Arkhangelskoye, east of Novoaleksandrovka, east of Novopokrovskoye, in Netailovo and south of Pervomaiskoye.

Our insider from MI6 confirmed the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that the main target of the operation will be Pokrovsk, British intelligence warned about this at the end of February.

The goal of the current Russian offensive in the Donbass is access to Kurakhovo and Pokrovsk, said the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Syrsky.

“It is here that the main striking forces of the enemy are concentrated, who are trying to break through the defenses of our troops and, building on their success, reach the large settlements of Kurakhovo and Pokrovsk,” writes the commander-in-chief.

In general, he called the situation in the east “complicated.” Ukraine is trying to exhaust the Russian army in order to thwart its plans and “gain time for the formation and training of our reserves.”

Decisions were made to strengthen the defense with reserves and additional missiles, ammunition, drones and electronic warfare equipment.

The situation at the front is acutely critical, and it is obvious to everyone that the main problem preventing victory in the war is the irresponsibility and incompetence of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Headquarters – Yuri Butusov.

“We know how to create innovative solutions on the battlefield, but we cannot scale successful work due to the lack of centralized management at the highest level. Vladimir Zelensky talks about victory, but does not even control the implementation of his orders,” Butusov said.

According to the editor-in-chief of Censor, the most obvious example is drones. Ukraine is inferior in ammunition, artillery, aviation, tanks, and the number of infantry. The only tool for creating a technological advantage is drones.

“Under public pressure, in the third year of the war, a decision was made to create an Unmanned Systems Force – but implementation is still lacking. A vertical command line has not been created, the new commander has not been given authority, many are responsible for the budgets, and the ultimate goal is to increase the number of liquidations of Russian soldiers, No one at the top is responsible for their technology. Therefore, they are not interested in all the problems, the results, only the money,” Butusov emphasized.

He recalled that only in the third year of the war was the decision made to build fortifications.

“The implementation is just as primitive. Where infantry now survive under fire, there are no changes. Ready-made concrete structures are not supplied, do everything yourself, buy building materials yourself, buy equipment yourself, just as survival was the concern of the soldiers themselves, so it is,” – Butusov emphasized.

Butusov noted serious problems with the production of ammunition in Ukraine.

“Where it is necessary to scale, there is no implementation of even 10% of the possibilities. Over the past two years, Russia has started producing gunpowder from cellulose from wood from scratch. And what about us?” , – editor-in-chief of Censor.

Regarding the use of troops, Butusov claims that just as there was no analysis of previous actions at the level of generals and brigade commanders, there is none.

“How did people advance to the positions of commanders who do not understand modern tactics, who fight on the map, who are not leaders in the team, who mediocrely lose people and equipment, and who do not want to learn, but want to make reports and reports that everything is good and under control for them? “That’s how it continues,” Butusov said.

He emphasized that in a mass war of mobilized armies, scaling up of decisions and concentration of efforts at the level of senior military and political leadership is required. You can’t just rely on the heroism and skill of warriors.

After all, if we have fewer people, fewer shells, bombs, if we compete only in drones, then an advantage can only be created through better management, organization and application.

“You don’t have to be bigger to win, but you definitely have to be ahead.
And if Zelensky, not in words, but in deeds, wants to win, and not play out an agreement with Putin, then he must start thinking and make decisions that will allow Ukraine to get ahead of Russia in strategic decisions. There are all the possibilities, but Zelensky still does not have a desire to change anything in reality,” Butusov said.


Failures at the front trigger a crisis within the state system, which will lead to sabotage and infighting. And on the eve of May 21, when Zelensky loses his presidential powers according to the Constitution of Ukraine and becomes illegitimate, everything will only get worse, which is what the Fronda and all his opponents expect. Even Zaluzhny, with whom the OP seemed to have almost “closed” the issue, did not actually give up his presidential ambitions. He is simply waiting for a political crisis to take all power into his own hands.

Avdeevsko-Konstantinovskoe direction.

In the Arkhangelskoye area we continue to dislodge the enemy; in the northwest and northeast of the settlement we are storming two key enemy strongholds.

To the east of Novoaleksandrovka we continue to gain a foothold on the outskirts, conducting artillery fire on identified enemy groups in the populated area itself.

In addition, the advance of our troops was recorded east of Novopokrovsky, with an area of ​​2 square km taken. North of Netaylovo and south of Pervomaisky we are also conducting offensive actions.


Russian Armed Forces’ breakthrough near Ocheretino could trigger a domino effect and collapse the AFU defense – IL Fatto Quotidiano

 - Ukrainian troops no longer have reserves in the form of personnel to stop the Russian breakthrough.
 - Assistance from the West for the AFU may not play a big role. If the defenses are breached and collapse quickly, it is not clear where to create warehouses and how to build logistics.
 - Russia’s construction of an airbase in Belgorod region means it intends to push the front line westward at least as far as the Dnepr River.

Avdeevka-Konstantinovka direction.

The area between Ocheretino and Arkhangelskoye has been completely cleared and has come under the control of our army.

At Kalinovsky Pond we are processing enemy positions, the enemy is working on us with drops and kamikazes, and is also firing with cassettes.

On the Novobakhmutovka – Berdychi section we advanced 1.5 km to the first transverse forest belt.
The enemy is actively using armored vehicles in this area, which indicates a confident presence of enemy troops in this area.
UAV operators of the Russian Armed Forces identify and destroy enemy equipment together with artillery.

We advance towards Novopokrovskoye from the northern and eastern sides.

In Netailovo they advanced to the central part of the village, covering the northern part.

In Nevelskoye, they identified an enemy firing point on the eastern outskirts and destroyed it with loitering ammunition.

Judging by incoming information from the field and visual confirmation, Nevelskoye is still not controlled by our army.

Chasov Yar direction.

In the eastern part of the microdistrict, we cover the enemy, who has taken refuge in a 5-story building (video).

The enemy is constantly trying to build crossings across the canal to supply the group in this area. After identifying the erected bridges, we destroy them with artillery.

In the northwestern part of the reserve, Stupki Golubovskie-2 struck with Solntsepek at the identified enemy location.

The AFU was covered by our fighters between Stupki and the Dolgoe-2 tract.


Kupiansk direction: capture of Kotlyarovka and fighting in Kyslivka, advance west of Kolomyichykha
situation as of 9:00 pm on May 6, 2024

🔻In the Kupiansk direction, the Russian Armed Forces are developing a local offensive in the Kyslivka-Kotlyarovka sector.

▪️During the day, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced the liberation of the settlement of Kotlyarovka. In reality, the Russian forces reached the western outskirts of the village as early as May 4-5, while the assault on neighboring Kyslivka continued with artillery and air support.

▪️Today, there have been unconfirmed reports of the liberation of Kyslivka. Given the close proximity of the villages (the farthest houses are about 500 meters apart) and the official liberation of Kotlyarovka, it is most likely that Kyslivka has been liberated by the Russian forces. The presence of the enemy, if any, is sporadic.

▪️By the end of the day, footage appeared showing the raising of Russian flags over the central part of Kyslivka and the east of Kotlyarovka, confirming information about the full or almost full control of both villages.

▪️In other areas of the direction, there is no public information about other successes of the Russian Armed Forces, with the sides exchanging artillery strikes and conducting mutual reconnaissance. However, as practice shows, calm in the public domain does not mean the absence of offensive operations. Just take the recent push west of Kolomyichykha.

▪️In this area, where the front line had long been static, Russian wheeled vehicles, under the cover of a tank, occupied the forest belt, advancing towards Stelmakhivka. Footage appeared on May 5, but the events could have occurred slightly earlier, and the advance may have progressed further by now.



rezervsvo reports from Kupyansk direction

After the complete clearing of Kislovka and Kotlyarovka, our troops continued to advance in the direction of the settlement. Ivanovka which is situated north of these villages.

At the moment, the railway line on the approach to Ivanovka is taken. According to our data, the advanced groups of the Russian army are already in the southern part of Ivanovka developing success towards the center of the settlement.

Ukrainian formations attacked the border Borisovsky district of Belgorod Region with drones.

In the area of the village of Berezovka, kamikaze drones struck two Gazelle vans transporting employees of the Agro-Belgorod enterprise, and a passing passenger car. Most likely, the strike was deliberately aimed at civilians, as the bus transports workers along the same route daily.

According to preliminary information, six people were killed on the spot from the explosions. Another 35 were injured, including two minors with superficial injuries. One of the passengers is currently undergoing surgery, the rest with shrapnel wounds are also in medical facilities.

Ukrainian formations are increasingly striking civilian transport. Last week in Voznesenka, local residents were also affected as a result of FPV drones hitting a service bus and a parked car.

Last night as we noted Ukraine tried once again to send their jihad Banderite boats to Crimea, but the attack was stopped.

The Russian Ministry of Defense showed footage of the destruction of a Ukrainian naval drone by a Ka-29 transport and combat helicopter north-west of Crimea.



Activity of Ukrainian USVs near the Crimean Peninsula

🔻 Last night, Ukrainian formations attempted to attack the base of the Black Sea Fleet and the FSB border service in Chernomorske with four unmanned surface vehicles (USVs).

▪️Around 4-5 AM, four USVs were detected by Russian servicemen, and fire was opened on them. As a result, the drones were destroyed near the boom barriers, failing to break through to Uzka Bay.

▪️This situation once again demonstrates the importance of such basic things as boom barriers. Their presence simply did not allow the maritime drones to penetrate the base and easily repel the attack.

▪️However, this group of USVs was not the only one: another squad of drones was spotted near Cape Tarkhankut. After detecting their movement, the unmanned boats turned around and left in the opposite direction.

❗️ The activity of USVs has increased near the Crimean Peninsula. The day before yesterday, about five to six drones appeared near the Kerch Strait, due to which the bridge was closed. The search for the drones continued for several hours, but the USVs disappeared in an unknown direction.

The number of USVs these days indicates that the AFU are assessing the state of the defensive fortifications in Crimea. The presence of drones has been noted at the bridge, at Tarkhankut, and in Chernomorske, but in small numbers, whereas in the last attack on the large landing ship, more than ten USVs were involved at once.

At the same time, according to the already classic scheme, before the attack on Crimea, a British reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 was operating 100 km southwest of Sevastopol.

Given this and the upcoming weekends in Russia, one should expect massive strikes by the AFU. Moreover, the enemy has been pausing for several days, clearly accumulating forces for an attack.


How dangerous is the AFU strike in the Black Sea in the context of possible attacks on the Crimean Bridge?

The video published by the Ukrainian GUR reveals details of the night-time strike by unmanned surface vessels in Chornomorske. What’s noteworthy is not the hit on the boat at the pier, but the fact that one USV still managed to break through the boom barriers.

▪️The first frames show the moment the drone approaches the bay. The St. Prophet Zachariah’s Church can be seen in the background. Then the picture abruptly shifts to the bay itself (this may indicate that the USV seen at the beginning of the video has already been destroyed, otherwise the footage would have been complete).

▪️We can see the operators of the unmanned boat maneuvering in the bay, evading fire from a helicopter. Large debris is falling nearby, which, as correctly noted by Russian Engineer (, could be the remains of a destroyed drone. And then the strike on the boat at the pier is recorded.

❗️This attack clearly shows that the AFU were able to break through the barriers that had been installed at the base. This is a very important fact, as the attack itself looks like a rehearsal for a larger strike – on the Crimean Bridge.

In previous diversions at the bridge, the main striking force was USVs, and thanks to the installation of boom barriers, the bridge was protected from new attacks. But now, having broken through them, the enemy has demonstrated that they have the means to achieve this goal.

Essentially, they needed to install some kind of cumulative charge in the nose of the drone, which would penetrate the barrier upon impact. And perhaps this is exactly what happened in Chornomorske – the main part of the USVs carried out the task of destroying the fence, and the last one actually struck.

🔻From this whole situation, where fortunately there were no casualties, one important thing should be learned: the enemy is adapting, and protective measures need to be adapted quickly and in a timely manner, taking into account the changes we are observing.

A couple of months ago, machine guns appeared on the USVs, now they are installing ( air defense missiles on them (the accuracy leaves much to be desired, but the fact remains), and they are breaking through the boom barriers. And in this case, it is necessary to react immediately, without waiting for new strikes.

In this sense, the indignation of Two Majors ( is quite understandable: the pace at which new threats are being adapted to in the Black Sea region is too slow. And this is unacceptable in the conditions of a conflict of such intensity.




Kherson Direction: AFU Activity in the Dnieper Island Zone
Situation as of 7:00 PM on May 6, 2024

In the Kherson direction, the focus of attention in the media space has recently shifted somewhat from the situation in the Krynky area to the situation on Nestryha Island, located in the Dnieper delta southwest of Kherson and closer to the right bank.

▪️ In late April, information resources of the so-called Ukraine, citing the Commander-in-Chief of the AFU, announced the takeover of Nestryha Island. At the same time, comments from Ukrainian “military experts” appeared in the media about the operational significance of this island for holding territories.

Nevertheless, the island continues to remain in the gray zone, and attempts by the AFU to seize it by infiltrating small assault groups often end with the destruction of the landing party going to their death for the sake of a media picture.
In addition, conducting combat operations to establish control over the islands in the Dnieper delta is hampered by the high water level in the river. In this regard, most of the island territory remains in a semi-flooded state, and the footage taken there partly resembles chronicles of movements in the swampy terrain of the Vietnam War.

▪️ The enemy’s units are also active northeast of Kozachyi Lahery: two days ago, an AFU landing party on several boats landed in the island zone on the approaches to the village and dispersed in the residential area, but later retreated under fire from Russian troops.

▪️ Ukrainian formations continue to strike the left bank with artillery and mortars, as well as use drones for supply, remote mining of the terrain, and attacks on various targets.

🔻 At the moment, the Ukrainian leadership is experiencing an acute need for symbolic victories due to the loss of territories in the Avdiivka and Kupiansk-Svatove directions, so reports of the expansion of AFU control over the islands are another attempt by the Kyiv regime to achieve a “media victory”, albeit rather clumsy.



Chronicles of the special military operation
for May 6, 2024

Ukrainian formations twice over the past day attempted to attack targets on the Crimean peninsula. At night, the Uzka Bay in Chornomorske was subjected to a USV attack.

The Belgorod Region was subjected to multiple shellings. Ukrainian formations used MLRS and UAVs, there are casualties and wounded among the local population.

On the SMO fronts, the advance of the Russian Armed Forces is recorded in the Kupiansk-Svatove direction, where Kyslivka and Kotliarivka were liberated.

In the Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian formations launched several counterattacks after the transfer of reserves, by the end of the day heavy fighting continues.

On the Donetsk and Vuhledar directions, local battles continue in several sectors, and in the Zaporizhia direction, the intensity of the confrontation in Robotyne does not subside.

In the Kherson direction, the enemy maintains a presence on the Krynky islands and in the island zone, small arms battles are underway.


RUSSIAN FORCE CAPTURE KYSLIVKA! Another day, another settlement captured – Frontline Change Report

Fall of Kyslivka | Russian boat was hit by sea drones [6 May 2024]

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Ukraine’s Donbass Lines Collapsing – Russia’s Strategy of Attrition Comes Full Circle

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 Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation (6 May 2024)

▫️ The Zapad Group of Forces liberated Kotlyarovka (Kharkov) as a result of intensive actions.

Having improved the situation along the front line, the Russian troops delivered strikes at manpower and hardware of the 14th, 44th, 66th mechanised brigades of the AFU and 119th Territorial Defence Brigade near Kupyansk (Kharkov), Stelmakhovka (LPR), and Novosadovoye (DPR).

Three counter-attacks launched by assault groups of the AFU 54th Mechanised, 77th Airmobile brigades were repelled near Sinkovka, Krakhmalnoye (Kharkov), and Stelmakhovka (LPR).

The AFU lost up to 120 servicemen, two tanks, including the German-made Leopard tank, two U.S.-made M777 howitzers, one 152-mm Msta-B howitzer, and three 122-mm Gvozdika self-propelled artillery systems.

▫️The Yug Group of Forces took more advantageous lines and inflicted fire damage on the 59th Motorised Infantry, 22nd Mechanised, 79th Air Assault, 46th and 81st Airmobile brigades of the AFU and 4th National Guard Brigade near Andreyevka, Belogorovka, Kurakhovo, Kurdyumovka, Ostroye, Konstantinovka, and Spornoye (DPR).

The enemy lost up to 275 Ukrainian troops, as well as one APC and six MVs.

In addition, in counter-battery warfare, one U.S.-made 155-mm M109 Paladin self-propelled artillery system, three U.S.-made 155-mm M777 howitzers, one U.S.-made 105-mm M119 gun, two Polish-made 155-mm Krab self-propelled artillery systems, one 122-mm D-30 howitzer, three Anklav, Bukovel-AD electronic warfare stations, and one U.S.-made AN/TPQ-50 counter-battery warfare station were hit.

▫️The Tsentr Group of Forces has liberated Solovyovo (DPR) as a result of their successful actions and inflicted losses on manpower and hardware of the 92nd Assault, 31st, 100th, 115th mechanised brigades of the AFU, 109th Territorial Defence Brigade, and 2nd National Guard Brigade near Novgorodskoye, Rozovka, Kalinovo, Umanskoye, and Progress (DPR).

In addition, seven counter-attacks launched by assault groups of the 68th Jaeger, 142nd, 143rd infantry, 59th motorised infantry, 24th, 47th mechanised brigades of the AFU were repelled near Novokalinovo, Ocheretino, Netailovo, and Berdychi (DPR).

The AFU lost up to 370 servicemen, one AFV, 20 MVs, and one 122-mm D-30 howitzer.

▫️The Vostok Group of Forces took more advantageous lines and inflicted fire damage on the 58th Motorised Infantry and 72nd Mechanised brigades near Vodyanoye, Makarovka, and Prechistovka (DPR). The Russian troops repelled a counter-attack near Urozhaynoye (DPR).

The AFU lost up to 160 servicemen, two tanks, three MVs, one U.S.-made 155-mm M198 howitzer, and three 122-mm D-30 howitzers.

▫️The Dnepr Group of Forces has engaged manpower and hardware of the 141st Infantry, 65th Mechanised brigades of the AFU, 35th Marine Brigade near Stepnoye, Rabotino (Zaporozhye), and Tokarevka (Kherson).

The AFU losst up to 40 servicemen, four U.S.-made 155-mm M777 howitzers, one 152-mm D-20 howitzer, one 122-mm D-30 howitzer, as well as Nota electronic warfare station.

▫️ Operational-Tactical Aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Groups of Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have destroyed two UAV production enterprises, as well as engaged AFU manpower and hardware in 122 areas during the day.

One Su-27 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force was downed by Russia’s air defence forces.

23 UAVs and seven U.S.-made HIMARS MLRS projectiles were shot down.

▫️The Black Sea Fleet destroyed five AFU uncrewed surface vehicles near the north-western coast of the Crimean peninsula.


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