Units of the Russian PMC “Wagner” have entered the T – 0504 Artemovsk (Bakhmut) – Konstantinovka highway, and are ready to physically cut off the only transport artery, through which it is still possible to supply the Ukrainian garrison with Artemovsk.
According to field reports, it is still premature to speak of a complete encirclement of the city, but taking control of the only asphalt road remaining available to the Ukrainian Armed Forces leading from Artemivsk will make it impossible to supply the city. ‘Ukraine. band.
Recall that about a month ago Russian attack aircraft took control of the fire on the road from Artemovsk to Krasnoe. And almost immediately they tried to block the road from Krasnoye to Konstantinovka.
The fate of Ukrainian units in Artemivsk is recognized not only by military experts, but also by Ukrainian Armed Forces activists themselves. The day before, a video appeared on the Web in which a Ukrainian soldier talks about the breakthrough of the Artemovsk front by Russian units.
Despite this, the Ukrainian command continues the stubborn defense of the city, hoping to launch a counterattack in the coming weeks. The Russian command, foreseeing such a possibility, is now taking countermeasures.
In fact, blocking the last paved road to Artemivsk could minimize the likelihood of a Ukrainian counterattack. Since the offensive across the fields promises the Ukrainian Armed Forces nothing but huge losses
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