With the Ukrainian authorities that in had previously claimed that the war against Russian forces had not ended with the restoration of the southern city of Kherson, the pro-Russian authorities of Zaporizhia announced that Ukrainian forces had begun to strengthen their forces in the region.
Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Main Administrative Council of the Zaporizhia province, which has been under Russian control since the beginning of March, said the Ukrainian army is strengthening and accumulating military forces. in direction of Zaporizhia.
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He also added, in statements today, Saturday, to the Russian agency Sputnik, that Kiev is moving its military forces from Kherson to hubs in Zaporizhia.
Furthermore, he believed that the plan of the Ukrainians was to reach Berdyansk and at the same time to seize Vasilievka, Bulgi and Melitopol, to open another axis of attack also from the Dnieper River and to seize the nuclear power plant of Zaporizhia.
These moves come, after the Ukrainian army recaptured dozens of villages in the Kherson region, declaring almost complete control, in a painful setback for Moscow, especially as Kherson was the first major Ukrainian city to fall into its hands since the conflict broke out on February 24.
It also forms, together with Donetsk, Lugansk and Zaporizhia, the four regions whose annexation the Kremlin announced at the end of September (2022).
In addition, its geographical location is of particular importance, as the region lies on the borders of the Dnipro-Petrovsk and Nikolaev regions and has a land border with Crimea to the south, while facing the Black Sea to the southwest and in southeast from the Sea of Azov.
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