Ukrainian Media: 60 Russian Tanks Near Mariupol ({{commentsTotal}})


Citing TNS television station in Ukraine, reported that Russian regular forces are establishing a bridgehead near the port city of Mariupol, which, it is feared, may be used to penetrate deep into the country.

TNS said it had confirmation that there were 60 tanks within 20 kilometers of Mariupol, after Russian forces took the town of Novoazovsk, Ukraine yesterday. They fired Grad systems at a Ukrainian advance guard post near the settlement of Bezimenne, another outlet, Unian, reported.

The Ukrainian government forces are said to be outgunned on the southern front. Mariupol is a city on the Sea of Azov, and lies along a road to Crimea. The neck of land connecting Crimea to Ukraine is about 300 km ESE WSW of Mariupol.

+{{cc.replyToName}} {{cc.body}}
No comments yet.
Logged in as {{user.alias}}. Log out
Login failed

Register user/reset password

Name needs to be fewer than 32 characters long
Comment needs to be fewer than 600 characters long

Independence Day: Estonia’s way into the future isn’t a race

There is a lack of connection between the Estonian state, and the people who live here. While it expects a lot of the state, Estonian society doesn’t seem ready to contribute, writes Viktor Trasberg.

Lotman: Security academy would be crucial Estonian identity point in Narva

In an opinion piece published by Eesti Päevaleht, Tallinn University professor Mihhail Lotman found it important to overcome the mental barrier separating Ida-Viru County from the rest of Estonia.

About us

Staff & contacts | Comments rules

Would you like to contribute an article, a feature, or an opinion piece?

Let us know: