Battle For Mariupol: Joint Forces To Trap Ukrainian Nazi Units (Videos)

Battle For Mariupol: Joint Forces To Trap Ukrainian Nazi Units (Videos)

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In the afternoon of February 25, the main battle began in the city of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov. The mayor of Mariupol confirmed that fighting broke out in all directions. Russian tanks were recorded 15 kilometers from the city.

Joint forces of the DPR, LPR and Russia take their positions to trap Ukrainian forces, and clean the city from the units of the Ukrainian nationalist battalions that are deployed on the Donetsk-Mariupol frontlines.

Forces of the DPR are taking an active part in the offensive. The fighters of the People’s Republic have taken control over a number of villages on the defense lines of Ukrainian units near Volnovakha. They managed to break through a complex of fortifications established by the UAF in the area and advance up to 20 km.

“Our units are moving in the direction of Mariupol, bypassing Volnovakha, there are losses, but surprisingly insignificant, taking into account the expected opposition and the degree of fortification of the enemy. Today we managed to advance several kilometers, the resistance is weaker than yesterday.” – the DPR military official reported.

The 53rd UAF brigade which is one of the best equipped Ukrainian units deployed in the Donbass is trying to repel the joint forces in this area. The brigade consists of a lot of former residents of Donetsk and Lugansk, as well as Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk.

 

Russian T-72B3 UBH and BMP-3 pass through the village of Priazovskoye in the direction of Berdyansk and Mariupol.

The assault infantry columns have arrived in Mariupol.

Battle For Mariupol: Joint Forces To Trap Ukrainian Nazi Units (Videos)

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The DPR sources reported that the nationalist formations forbid civilians to evacuate from Mariupol and Volnovakha and use them as a human shield. The residents were repelled from their houses into the basements and nazi militants occupied their apartments.

The artillery of the DPR troops does not hit cities, targeting powerful enemy fortifications. The UAF and nazi batallions deployed the heavy artillery as close to the residential areas as possible. Locals are sharing the positions of the UAF, including near civilian facilities like schools, on social networks. The UAF are firing from MLRS from the center of Mariupol.

Ukrainian Acacias deployed on the Zhukov Street in Mariupol.

Battle For Mariupol: Joint Forces To Trap Ukrainian Nazi Units (Videos)

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Battle For Mariupol: Joint Forces To Trap Ukrainian Nazi Units (Videos)

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Vostochny district of Mariupol was shelled:

Military columns were spotted heading towards Berdyansk and Mariupol:

 

Meanwhile in Russia, Chechen servicemen are preparing for departure to Ukraine. It is reported that Ramzan Kadyrov mobilized about ten thousand fighters. They should be reportedly deployed in the southern Ukraine. Chechen servicemen have recently participated in the large military excercise in Crimea.

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