Shock in Russia after the latest attack in Ukraine. Although the Russian commanders wanted this to be a bold action that would catch Kyiv’s defenses by surprise, they persisted and managed to destroy an entire convoy of MTLB armored vehicles and T-72 tanks. from Moscow, which has achieved rapid growth in the region. Donetsk, one of the main bastions of the war.
The failed attack took place on January 30, near the town of Novomykhailivka, where the Russians intended to defeat the Ukrainian 72nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade. According to videos broadcast on social networks, a column of these vehicles was advancing towards positions in Ukraine when they were surprised by the same land, which was mined.
Therefore, tanks and tanks were stuck and became easy targets for Ukrainian suicide drones. The drones hit them, and one after the other, they managed to wipe out the entire column.
The disaster caused a deep shock in the Russian ultranationalist propaganda circles, after an operation they considered a “disaster.” And what’s more, it comes after another difficult defeat in the town of Avdivka, an obsession for Putin that always ends in disappointment.
In that chapter of the war, the Ukrainian General Staff said that the Ukrainian troops stopped the Russians, who were still trying to surround the city, at the same time that the Russian troops tried to attack the village of Stepove, near Avdivka. To neutralize the fighters, who were trying to hide among the streets of the city, a Ukrainian tank had to open fire “at point-blank range” near the houses of Russian soldiers.
In the context of the conflict, Moscow and Kyiv on Wednesday implemented an exchange of prisoners of war involving nearly 400 people, just a week after the Russian government condemned the downing of a plane in the region. in Belgorod, which brought about 75 people. Including 65 Ukrainians, to be released.