Russian troops are preparing for an offensive in the Lyman-Kupyansk direction after a lull. The enemy's 25th Army is joining the fighting in this area of the front, although it is experiencing problems with the supply of equipment and personnel. This was stated by the head of the press service of the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Illia Yevlash during a telethon.
The officer noted that the number of enemy air strikes in the Lyman-Kupyansk direction has significantly increased.
"Thus, the enemy used its Su-35 attack aircraft and Ka-52 helicopters 21 times near Siverske and Serebryanske forestry, where most of the attacks on enemy aircraft took place. The enemy also fired 517 times at Ukrainian positions. There were 2 combat clashes," said the representative of the Eastern Group of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Yevlash added that Russian troops are now slowly starting to resume their combat clashes in this direction.
"Earlier we recorded a lull. The enemy was strengthening its fortifications and completing them," the officer explained.
According to him, the 25th Combined Army of the Russian Federation is currently joining the battle.
"However, we have recorded that they have problems with training of the military personnel who are now participating in the Lyman-Kupyansk direction. There are also problems with the supply of equipment and personnel," he said.