The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming … into Karkhov.


The Kharkiv region includes reserve formations of the armed forces

September 8, 2022, 20:26


The reserve forces entered the Kharkiv region, the military-civilian administration of the region reported on Thursday, September 8, in the Telegram channel.


As reported with reference to the words of the chairman of the Council of Ministers of the region Andrey Alekseenko, the settlements of Balakliya and Shevchenko remain under the control of Russian troops and military-civilian authorities.

The Kharkiv region includes more and more reserve formations of the armed forces. Fighting continues along the entire line of contact,” the press service said in a statement.

It is noted that the inhabitants of the region continue to provide humanitarian assistance, while the authorities recommend families with children to leave dangerous areas for a while.

On the same day, the head of the administration of the liberated territories of the Kharkiv region, Vitaly Ganchev, stated that Kupyansk and the Kupyansky district were under rocket fire, and also denied the information about the transition of the settlements of Balakliya and Shevchenkovo ​​in the Kharkiv region under the control of Ukrainian formations.

Earlier on Thursday, it was reported that the Russian military repelled an attempt by the Ukrainian Armed Forces (APU) to encircle the city of Balakleya. The Ukrainian army tried to take the settlement into the ring, but they managed to bend the line of defense a little only along part of the territory, then they were thrown back.

On September 5, it also became known that Russian troops successfully prevented an attempt to break through the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Nikolaev-Kryvyi Rih direction and destroyed a significant part of the enemy’s military arsenal. In an attempt to gain a foothold in this direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost more than 150 military personnel in a day.

Prior to that, on September 2, it was reported that more than 330 servicemen had been lost in the Nikolaev-Kryvyi Rih direction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It was also noted that two militants were taken prisoner.

On August 31, Konashenkov announced the loss of more than 1.2 thousand militant personnel as a result of an attempted counteroffensive. In total, according to him, 1.7 thousand people were killed in two days.

On February 24, Russia announced the start of a special operation to protect the civilian population of Donbass. It began against the backdrop of the situation in the region that worsened in mid-February. Then the authorities of the DPR and LPR reported on the increased shelling by the Ukrainian troops, announced the evacuation of the civilian population in the Russian Federation and asked for recognition of independence. On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the relevant decrees.