Copyright © 2021 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

British intel: Russia deploys reinforcements along Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts’ border

In an effort to reinforce “the over-stretched line” of the Sievierodonetsk-Kreminna sector, Russia began deploying elements of its recently constituted 25th Combined Arms Army there.
Schreenshot from DeepStateMap: Severodonetsk-Kreminna sector
British intel: Russia deploys reinforcements along Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts’ border

Russia committed elements of its new 25th Combined Arms Army (25 CAA) to action for the first time since mid-September 2023, the UK Defense Ministry reported in its intelligence update.

  • “The formation started moving into Ukraine from late August 2023.
  • Units from two of 25 CAA’s maneuver components, 67th Motor Rifle Division and 164th Separate Motor Rifle Brigade, are reported to be fighting on the front in a sector west of Sievierodonetsk and Kreminna, along the border between Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.”

The British Defense Ministry’s intelligence update on 26 September revealed that since the start of the invasion, Russia has rarely maintained an uncommitted army-sized force that could potentially form the basis for a major new offensive push.

“With 25 CAA apparently being deployed piecemeal to reinforce the over-stretched line, a concerted new Russian offensive is less likely over the coming weeks,” UK intel concluded.

Read also:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Related Posts