Col. Gen. Oleksandr Syrskyi, the head of Ukrainian ground forces, signaled that a new counteroffensive would occur “very soon” as Russia and its allies bleed forces.
In a Thursday post on Telegram, Syrskyi said Wagner Group mercenaries fighting on behalf of Russia “are losing considerable strength and are running out of steam” while attempting to take Bakhmut.
“The aggressor does not give up hope of taking Bakhmut at any cost, regardless of the losses in manpower or equipment. The main forces of the Russian Federation in this direction are representatives of the Wagner PMC,” he wrote.
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