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UK intelligence: Ukraine’s advance in Kherson Oblast was likely a ‘tactical surprise’ for Russia

by The Kyiv Independent news desk September 3, 2022 11:01 AM 1 min read
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The U.K. Defense Ministry said in its intelligence update on Sept. 3 that Ukraine’s ongoing advance on a broad front west of the Dnipro River, focusing on three axes within Russian-occupied Kherson Oblast, has “ limited immediate objectives.” Ukrainian forces have likely achieved a “degree of tactical surprise,” exploiting “poor logistics, administration, and leadership” in the Russian armed forces, the ministry said. While fighting continues in the Donbas and Kharkiv areas, a key decision for Russian commanders in the coming days will be “where to commit any operational reserve force they can generate,” the ministry added.

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