Russian defenders''severe degeneration' is shown by Ukraine's loss of two villages, experts say.

In October 2022, Lyman, Donetsk, Ukraine saw destroyed Russian armored vehicles and tanks.  

A think tank said Ukrainian army retook two villages south of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine. Institute for the Study of War

Attacks caused "severe" damage to Russian troops. It followed Ukraine's southern and eastern front breaches.

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A think tank reported "severe degradation" of defensive Russian forces on the front lines after Ukrainian soldiers recaptured two settlements. 

Ukrainian military authorities told the prestigious Institute for the Study of War that Ukrainian troops penetrated a crucial defensive line south of Bakhmut that Russian forces were trying to retain. 

It defeated three Russian brigades, the report added. 

Ukrainian seizure of Klishchiivka and Andriivka certainly left Russian forces exhausted and unable to fight. 

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