Russia unable to conduct ‘large-scale offensive,’ it overestimates its capabilities - intelligence

Russia unable to conduct ‘large-scale offensive,’ it overestimates its capabilities - intelligence

For several months, Russian propaganda has been announcing a "large-scale offensive" of the Russian army in Ukraine, but the enemy has no success.

Representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Vadym Skibitskyi, said this in an interview with RBC-Ukraine, Ukrinform reports, referring to the Main Intelligence Directorate.

According to Skibitskyi, "the general bravado of the invaders was more based on misinformation and a general overestimation of their own capabilities. In reality, however, they faced the inability of conducting an offensive simultaneously in several directions."

The intelligence representative emphasized that "the Russian army has the only one goal - to reach the administrative borders of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. However, they are not particularly successful, because it requires planning and conducting large-scale strategic operations."

"Ukraine’s military intelligence regularly receives information about the positions and numbers of enemy troops. Thanks to this, the General Staff of the Armed Forces can plan further countermeasures," Skibitskyi noted.

He added that "currently, the occupiers are most active in the Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Lyman, Kupiansk, and Shakhtarsk directions."

As Ukrinform reported, according to the British intelligence, the Russian assault on Bakhmut is likely losing momentum, partly because units have been relocated to other sectors of the front.

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