Ukrainian forces made visible advances in western Zaporizhzhia Oblast on October 4, an analysis of strategic movements reveals. This reports “ISW“. They would particularly make progress along a side road east of Novoprokopivka, according to statements supported by satellite images. Furthermore, it should be noted that despite burgeoning resistance, the Ukrainian units were able to maintain their positions near a trench system that is strategically located between Robotyne and Novoprokopivka.
Intensified attacks and resistance
According to reports from the Ukrainian General Staff, military operations west of Robotyne resulted in partial success. But Russian military bloggers and various sources from the region emphasize that Ukrainian attacks have increased in intensity, particularly along the line from Robotyne to Kopani. Some of the sources even claim that the Ukrainian armed forces were able to fight their way to Russian defensive positions in a day. Attacks are also continuing around strategic points, such as Verbove and Novoprokopivka, according to Russian military blogs.