Watch: Elite Russian paratroopers in major assault on Ukrainian lines

Written by Jeppe W

Dec.08 - 2023 11:23 AM CET


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In a recent development near Bakhmut, elite Russian paratroopers executed a significant offensive against Ukrainian positions.

The Daily Mail reported that the Russian forces utilized at least three armored vehicles and a tank in the attack, transporting numerous troops into the heart of the battle.

As the conflict unfolded, the soldiers dismounted from their vehicles and engaged directly with Ukrainian forces. The tank played a crucial role, providing covering fire with its main cannon while artillery support rained down on the battlefield.

The exact outcome of this intense encounter remains uncertain. Over the summer, Ukrainian forces had managed to gain control of territories both to the north and south of Bakhmut. However, their efforts to completely encircle the city were not successful.

Now, with this latest assault, Russia appears to be making a concerted effort to push Ukrainian forces back and regain lost ground.

The situation near Bakhmut remains fluid, with both sides demonstrating resilience and tactical prowess.

Watch the Elite Russian paratroopers assault Ukrainian soldiers right here: