#UKRAINERUSSIAWAR. Russia: university training centers open. Bachmut destroyed

The list of universities in Russia where training centers will be opened to prepare officers for service in the ranks of the armed forces has been published on the Russian social sphere. These are 16 academic institutes that will open training centers from 2023.

The president of the Russian Federation also signed, as his spokesman Dimitri Peskov had announced on January 27, the “anti-roof” decree. Oil and gas cannot be sold to those who have adhered to the maximum limit; the provision is retroactive, and therefore also applies to existing contracts. It will expire in July 2023.

In the meantime, fighting continues at the front at 10 am on December 28, it is learned from the social sphere that explosions were registered in Kharkiv, which hit the National Public Television and Radio Company of Ukraine.

The mayor of the city, Kharkiv, Igor Terekhov, informed that the city was under shelling and asked residents to stay in shelters and take precautions. The head of the Kharkiv regional administration, Oleg Sinegubov, also announced attacks in the region.

The first aerial views of Bachmut completely destroyed by artillery attacks and bombings have appeared online. According to what was written by the locals in the social sphere, now the fighting continues to move to the city limits: the front creeps into the city.

In Soledar Direction at 12.00 on 28 December 2022 you register:

In the vicinity of Bachmut (Artemovsk) and Soledar intense fighting continues. Ukrainian formations are spreading information about a critical situation and a high probability of a defense breakthrough.

In the Bachmut section (Artyomovsk), assault detachments of the 57th Ompbr brigade tried to break through the positions of Russian troops on the southeastern outskirts. As a result, a group of soldiers from the 57th Brigade was surrounded, few of the fictives. To restore combat readiness and regain control over the lost territories, 250 people of the Airborne Shock Troops and SOF of Ukraine were deployed in the Bachmut area.

Northeast of Bachmut, units of the PMC Wagner established control over two strongholds in the Pidhorodne area, where the formation of the 17th Tank Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine arrived the day before to reinforce the borders.

The assault on Opytne continues south. Currently, fighting is going on near the art school and agricultural grammar school on Naberezhnaya Street.

To the southwest, Russian troops have recaptured three strongholds on the eastern outskirts of Kleshchiivka and south of the village, where forces of the 24th and 60th Mechanized Brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are defending.

Engineer teams of the 28th Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are equipping dummy firing positions for MLRS and Časiv Jar – Druzba horse artillery.

In the Soledar sector, assault detachments of the RF Armed Forces are advancing from the Bachmut secondary school to the Yakovlivka station south of Soledar.

At the same time, Wagner’s men, supported by the artillery of the NM of the LPR, are pushing through the fortifications of the Armed Forces of Ukraine along Sosyuri Street. Also, during the fighting from Yakovlivka, Russian troops took control of the company stronghold of the 128th Guards Brigade.

Graziella Giangiulio

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#UKRAINERUSSIAWAR. Russia: university training centers open. Bachmut destroyed