Despite ongoing Russian offensives near Bakhmut and Avdiivka in Donetsk Oblast, the Ukrainian General Staff reports that Ukrainian forces have repelled all attacks., as detailed by ISW.
Russo-Ukrainian war, day 642: Over 70 clashes across frontline, Russian offensive on Avdiivka intensifies
Russians keep storming the Avdiivka Coke plant, yet Ukrainian troops maintain control of the territory. Ukrainian forces repelled 26 Russian attacks near Bakhum within 24 hours. Ukrainian forces uncovered Chinese-made munitions at Russian positions near the occupied city of Melitopol.
Over the past 24 hours, a total of 79 skirmishes between Ukrainian and Russian forces took place on the front line, with the most intense fighting near Bakhmut and Avdiivka
Russia's offensive operations across eastern Ukraine resulted in little confirmed progress on 15 Nov., even as Ukraine consolidated gains from its Kherson counterattack.
Russia is stepping up offensive operations on the eastern front while Ukraine continues to decimate the Russian Black Sea Fleet in occupied Crimea.
Russian forces continue offensive operations simultaneously in the Kupyansk, Bakhmut, and Avdiivka directions. ISW assessed that they will likely struggle to fully regain the initiative across Ukraine, as Ukrainian forces maintain their own offensives as well.
President Zelenskyy's address emphasizes Russia's substantial losses at Avdiivka compared to Bakhmut, suggesting these losses could negatively impact Russia's strategic position in the war.
Russo-Ukrainian war, Day 627: Russia launches new offensive at Bakhmut, boosts infantry assaults on Avdiivka
Russia has launched a new offensive near Bakhmut, is increasing attacks on Avdiivka with high casualties, relying more on infantry tactics due to equipment losses. North Korea supplies various ammunition to Russia. Explosions in occupied Melitopol killed two Russian officers. The US has sanctioned the key Russian LNG project Arctic LNG 2.
The Commander of the Land Forces of Ukraine’s Armed Forces said Ukraine's Forces are repelling the attacks of the Russian occupiers.
Ukraine continues counteroffensive operations near Bakhmut and in the western Zaporizhia Oblast, and is resolute in its intention to sustain these actions during the winter months, ISW says.
Weekly Frontline Update: Russia burns resources in Avdiivka, while Ukrainians expand bridgehead in Kherson Oblast
Russia continued to throw more troops into the Avdiivka meat grinder on the eastern front, while Ukraine began moving armored vehicles across the Dnipro River in the south, less than 90 kilometers from Crimea.
Ukrainian forces continue counteroffensives near Donetsk's Bakhmut and in western Zaporizhia Oblast, pressure Russian forces near Krasnohorivka and other localities near Donetsk's Avdiivka, as per ISW.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported 82 battles along the frontline within the past day.
Geolocated footage shows Ukrainian forces advancing northeast of Kurdyumivka and west of Robotyne, even as Russia tries to halt their push near Bakhmut itself.
“In the Bakhmut sector, the enemy has significantly reinforced their grouping and switched from defense to offensive actions,” Syrskyi said.
A new EU foreign policy draft names defeating Russia in Ukraine as a key goal. Meanwhile, North Korea has emerged as a vital arms supplier to Russia's armed forces in Ukraine.
Russia is extensively recruiting Cuban mercenaries for the Ukraine war, placing them in high-risk frontline positions and boasting about their disposability, according to Ukraine's National Resistance Center.
While Ukraine maintains counteroffensives near Bakhmut and in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Russia continues assaults near Donetsk's Avdiivka, per ISW.
Ukrainian forces, based on an ISW daily report, continue their advance south of Bakhmut and other regions, while Russia maintains offensive operations on several lines.
During recent assaults east of Andriivka, Ukrainian soldiers captured the commander of Russia's volunteer battalion and destroyed around 40 pieces of Russia's equipment