Russian and Ukrainian forces are currently at a deadlock in three areas of the war-torn country, a daily British intelligence update said Saturday.
“In recent days, the heaviest fighting has focused in three sectors. In the northeast, near Kremina, Ukraine has likely made small gains and successfully defended against a Russian counterattack,” British analysts said based on intelligence reports.
“However, there is a realistic possibility of local Russian advances around Bakhmut,” they added, referring to the town in the eastern region of Donetsk at the center of fighting for months.
Russian units, from the regular army and the Wagner paramilitary group, are regrouping in Soledar, which they recently captured, north of Bakhmut.
In the south, both sides had massed significant…