Occupation of the Kinburn Spit allows Ukraine’s armed forces to cross into the left bank of the Dnieper – Institute for War Study

About the reported at the Institute for the Study of War (ISW).

“The Kinburn Spit is located just 4 km across the Ochakov strait and allows you to control access to the Dnieper and South Bug rivers, as well as the city ports of Nikolaev and Kherson,” the report said.

The ISW explained that the invaders used the positions on the Kinburn Spit for rocket and artillery attacks against Ukrainian positions in Ochakovo and other parts of the Black Sea coast, which is controlled by Ukraine.

“Control of the Kinburn Spit would allow Ukrainian forces to mitigate Russian attacks on the Ukrainian-controlled Black Sea coast, increase naval activity in the area, and conduct possible operations to cross into the left bank of the Kherson region under less Russian artillery fire than before. crossing the Dnieper,” they added.

Russian occupiers are still on the Kinburn Spit, Yug Operational Command spokesman said. Natalia Gumenyuk in the air of the telethon.

The speaker of the OK “South” was asked if the Kinburn Spit is really a “tie” now and there is a gray zone.

“Now there are still enemy forces and we continue the military operation. Therefore, if you make some noise, only the sea should do it. And now let this storm help and wash off the enemy (from the Kinburn Spit. – Ed.), But we continue the military operation. Therefore, as soon as she is really fired, we will report whether there will be really significant results from this work, ”Gumenyuk said.

She again asked for informational silence to be kept about the events on the Kinburn Spit.


On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile attacks on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct large-scale four-way invasion. The armed forces of Ukraine repel the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kiev in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military is committing thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity across Ukraine.

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