In the Kherson area, Russian forces likely installed two pontoon bridges and a ferry crossing system to compensate for the fact that the nearby bridges were damaged during recent strikes.
According to Ukrinform, this is stated in the daily report British intelligence.
“In the Kherson area, Russian troops likely installed two pontoon bridges and a ferry crossing system to compensate for the fact that nearby bridges were damaged during recent strikes,” the report said.
It also points out that in the newly occupied territories in southern Ukraine, Russian-installed authorities are likely to be under increasing pressure from Moscow to consolidate its control of the region and prepare for referendums on joining Russia later this year.
“Russia currently classifies the occupied territories as a temporary “civil-military administration”. Local authorities are likely to force the population to disclose personal data in order to compile voting lists,” the report says.
As Ukrinform reported, the Russian military shelled the Nikopol district of the Dnipropetrovsk region from “Gradov” at night – fired at night Nikopol and Krasnogrigoryevsk community up to 80 shells.