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Tue Oct 4, 2022, 09:22 AM

Ukraine hammers Russian forces into retreat on east and south fronts

Source: Washington Post

Ukrainian troops on Tuesday accelerated their military advances on two fronts, pushing Russian forces into retreat in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions to the east and Kherson region to the south.

The gains showed Kyiv continuing to recapture occupied territory on the same day that President Vladimir Putin and his rubber-stamp parliament sought to formalize their increasingly far-fetched annexation claims of four Ukrainian regions.

“The Ukrainian armed forces commanders in the south and east are throwing problems at the Russian chain of command faster than the Russians can effectively respond,” said a Western official who requested anonymity to brief reporters about sensitive security information. “And this is compounding the existing dysfunction within the Russian invasion force.”

Ukraine has been pushing to take back as much of its occupied territory as it can before Russia potentially sends hundreds of thousands of reinforcements to the battlefield, following a recent mobilization effort.



Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/10/04/russia-retreat-kherson-lyman-ukraine/

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Reply Ukraine hammers Russian forces into retreat on east and south fronts (Original post)
brooklynite Oct 4 OP
Marthe48 Oct 4 #1
The Jungle 1 Oct 4 #2
Lonestarblue Oct 4 #4
AllyCat Oct 4 #8
Lasher Oct 4 #5
gab13by13 Oct 4 #6
padah513 Oct 4 #7
niyad Oct 4 #3
Botany Oct 4 #9
Bayard Oct 4 #10

Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 09:25 AM

1. Ukraine fighting for home and country

russians don't want to be there.

Ukraine continues to be a shining example of fighting a war for the right reasons. I hope to God they prevail!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 09:46 AM

2. Ukraine is doing a fantastic job defending THEIR country.

I am willing to bet our command and control structure is offering huge assistance.
This war turned 180 after Ukraine got *14* HIMARS. That is just stunning. HIMARS is a 30 year old weapons system. Just imagine what our new systems could do.
Russia has no answer for HIMARS. They are unable to shoot them out of the sky and they have not destroyed a single unit on the ground.

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Response to The Jungle 1 (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 10:32 AM

4. Then we need to send more HIMARS, and perhaps newer weapons, too.

The Russian Army needs to be forced out of Ukraine entirely. And once they’re put, admit Ukraine to NATO, even if it’s on a probationary basis, so that Russian would be attacking the alliance if it tries to push back into Ukraine.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 11:37 AM

8. And that includes Crimea.

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Response to The Jungle 1 (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 11:05 AM

5. Russia did hit a HIMARS or two.

But they turned out to be only wooden decoys that Ukraine had put together. So you are right, Russia hasn't destroyed a single one. Ukrainians are crafty.

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Response to Lasher (Reply #5)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 11:29 AM

6. The geese at our golf course

appear to be smarter than the Russians. The golf course put out a bunch of wooden coyotes, it fooled the geese for 1 day.

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Response to gab13by13 (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 11:37 AM

7. Lol

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 10:07 AM

3. Slava Ukraini! Thank you for the update.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 12:11 PM

9. In Donetsk the Russians were living in muddy holes in the ground.




And so far a % of the Russian Forces in the 4 Provinces that Vlad just said were now part of
Russia are collapsing or retreating. In Kherson the Russian troops do not want to be trapped
on the west bank of the Dnipro River and they are falling back.


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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Oct 4, 2022, 12:58 PM

10. Chase them all the way back to Moscow!

Take back all of your country, including Crimea.

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