Russia said on Monday that its armed forces had annihilated a group of Ukrainians in the Kherson region of southern Ukraine as they tried to cross the Dnipro River.
“A sabotage and reconnaissance group of the armed forces of Ukraine was annihilated in the area of Dniprovske locality, in the Kherson region, when trying to cross by boat to the left bank of the Dnipro river”, said the spokesman of the Russian Ministry of Defense. , Igor Konashenkov, in his daily balance sheet.
On the 13th, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine released a video on its account on the social network Twitter in which they saw each other soldiers on amphibious speedboats, under the tag ‘Beautiful Dnieper’which led some media to claim that Ukrainian troops had crossed the river and even landed on the Kinburn peninsula, in the region of Mykolaiv.
A few days before, Russian troops had withdrawn from Mykolaivsimultaneously with its concentration on the left bank of the river.
The Dnipro, the fourth largest European river, with more than 2,200 kilometers, can reach in the south of Ukraine between 10 and 20 kilometers in width, which makes it an almost insurmountable barrier if the enemy controls one of the banks🇧🇷