Too Little Ammunition, Too Many Russians: The Harrowing Retreat from Avdiivka

March 06, 2024

The final retreat was dangerous and costly, as Russian artillery fired constantly on the roads leading out of the city. The capture of Avdiivka was the Russians’ most significant gain in nine months and a blow to Ukrainian forces struggling with shortages of ammunition and men. But they left six men behind — five wounded men and a helper — who were captured and killed by Russian troops, Ukrainian officials later said. We should remember there were three times more lying dead and on the road,” Soldier Biliak said. “A day earlier,” he said, “it would have been chaos.”The post Too Little Ammunition, Too Many Russians: The Harrowing Retreat from Avdiivka appeared first on New York Times.