While Russia’s war against Ukraine on February 24, 2022 continued, the Ukrainian Armed Forces counterattacked.
The villages of Storojove and Neskuchne were recaptured by the Ukrainian army at the beginning of June in the Donetsk region, where fierce fighting continued.
All of the houses in the villages, which fell under the control of the 35th Marine Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and were destroyed by the war, have been abandoned.
While artillery and tank shootings are frequently carried out near the villages, the Ukrainian soldiers here continue to fire mortars against the Russian forces.
“Our soldiers are determined to progress and save the land”
One of the military officials, Ivan Kapakun, said in a statement that the villages of Storojove and Neskuçne were captured by the Russian army in March 2022, “These villages were liberated on June 11 as a result of the successful attacks of the Ukrainian soldiers. Russian soldiers tried to resist but failed. They left their ammunition and weapons here. abandoned their positions. Some were taken prisoner in the fighting.” used the phrases.
Emphasizing that the villages in question were in ruins and became uninhabitable, Kapakun said, “The houses have been bombed and are unusable. There are no people left in the villages, there are only a few dogs and cats. There are mines everywhere.” said.
Noting that the scope, the Ukrainian army’s counter-attack continues in the region, “Our soldiers are determined to advance and save the lands. But the shortage of weapons and ammunition slows down the attack a little. The army needs more weapons. The weapons must be delivered to Ukraine as soon as possible.” he said.
“We are helping infantry forces to expand the front”
Explaining that they captured the villages of Anton, Storojove and Neskuçne, Ukrainian soldiers said, “The places we are in are in the middle of the conflict line. Attacks are made from all sides. We are helping the infantry forces to expand the front. We are advancing slowly and liberating our villages.” made its assessment.
Pointing out that they do not have enough weapons and ammunition, Anton emphasized that they are trying to minimize the loss of soldiers as much as possible.
Stating that he was born in the city of Slavyansk in the Donetsk region, Anton said, “The war started in Donetsk in 2014 and conflicts continue in this region today.” said.
“We are consistently moving towards the set goals”
Pavel, who was born in Odessa, also stated that they continue the attacks and said:
“We are advancing hard and slowly but consistently towards the goal set for the liberation of the lands taken from us. I wish patience and strength to our soldiers at the front. We will win the war. Because these are our lands. We are in our own home, we protect what belongs to us. My home, my family are here. The land and the air are ours. We don’t need something that belongs to someone else.”