Strong military advances observed in Ukraine counter offensive against Russia around the second weekend in September 2022. Russians fled any way they could on Friday, September 9, 2022. The Russian soldiers fled on stolen bicycles, or disguised as locals while they abandoned by their units. Ukrainian soldiers poured into the area with a counteroffensive against hundreds of Russian soldiers encamped in the village of Zaliznychne, Ukraine. Ukrainian residents were stunned as Russians fled after 28 weeks of occupation, according to a Washington Post report published in Stars and Stripes.
“Just in case you are still not informed. Ukraine has launched the greatest counteroffensive since World War II,” exclaimed John Spencer
— John Spencer (@SpencerGuard) September 12, 2022
Hours after Ukrainian soldiers poured into the area, hundreds of Russian soldiers encamped in the village of Zaliznychne were gone, leaving behind stunned residents to face the ruins of 28 weeks of occupation.https://t.co/9nEMwDmTvW
— Stars and Stripes (@starsandstripes) September 12, 2022
After a weekend of steep battlefield setbacks for Russia, the Kremlin’s top spokesman said Monday that the war in Ukraine would continue until President Vladimir Putin’s aims are reached. https://t.co/XOgCWTrCBX
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 12, 2022
Ukrainian troops have made sweeping gains, raising their flag again in multiple towns and villages in the northeast of the country that were, until recently, occupied by Russia's invading forces. https://t.co/zLr4jaxMUk
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 13, 2022
From here AFU forces were most likely immediately able to threaten RuAF MRBs primary lines of communications to their (assumed) battalion tactical groups around Zaliznychne-Chkalovsk’ke area. 5/ pic.twitter.com/cmINvAHxCe
— Pasi Paroinen (@Inkvisiit) September 7, 2022
Spencer Guard is Chair of Urban Warfare Studies, | Madison Policy Forum | Major, US Army (ret) 25 yrs
In late August 2022, Ukraine launched a counteroffensive against Russian forces occupying the Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022.