The Commander of the Eastern Group of Forces, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrsky has arrived in Bakhmut again. Military journalist Andriy Tsaplienko reported this on Telegram on March 8.
According to reports, he presented awards to the defenders of Bakhmut and stated that the situation in the hottest spot of the military conflict resembles zugzwang in chess.
"Zugzwang is a situation in chess where every subsequent move of the player worsens their position. We are doing everything to put the enemy in exactly that situation", - Syrsky said.
Earlier, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrsky stated that the fighting for Bakhmut had reached the highest level of tension.