United Kingdom: Russian troops forcibly crossed the North Donets River and lost a battalion-level tactical group armored vehicle
2022-05-13: [Article Link]
According to a British Reuters report dated 13 May, the British Ministry of Defence sent a tweet on 13 May stating that the Ukrainian army had succeeded in preventing Russian troops from crossing the river in Donbas.
According to the British Ministry of Defence, the photographs show that Russia lost at least one battalion-size tactical group of armoured vehicles and deployed floating bridge equipment while attempting to cross the Northtonetsk west of Donetsk.
On 11 May, the Western media reported that, in the past 24 hours, Ukraine had blown up two floating bridges near the village of Bilhorifka and twice prevented Russians from crossing the North Donets River in Luhansk region.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence also published photographs of destroyed Russian tanks and other military vehicles.