Everyone thinks that it is only the Wagner PMC that is racking up all the victories in and around Bakhmut because this is how it is portrayed everyone, including in the pro-Russian Twitter sites. This goes along with an idea that only Wagner can fight well and the actual Russian military is poor at fighting compared to Wagner. It is true that Wagner is doing a lot of the “shock troop” actions or direct storming of enemy positions.
However, it is not only Wagner that is fighting around that city. As you can see below, Wagner fighters are not even the majority in the area. In fact, non-Wagner forces make up the majority or 56
List of all the Russian forces in and around Kurdyumivka - Bakhmut - Soledar Numbers Total 45,000 100 Wagner PMC 20,000 44 Russian military 18,000 40 LPR forces 3,500 7 DNR forces 3,000 7 Cossacks 500 1
To all the people saying Wagner is fighting on their own in Bakhmut. Its a combined effort of all parts of Russian forces in different roles where the main shock troopers are indeed Wagner.
Here are the different forces fighting around this area:PMC Wagner Russian military 217th Airborne Regiment from the 98th Airborne Division Russian military 106th Air Assault Division Russian military 4th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade DNR 3rd Motorized Brigade Berkut LPR 10th artillery brigade of the LPR 6th Separate Motorized Rifle Regiment 6th Cossacks Motorized Regiment
In total 45.000 Soldiers if forces at approximately 70Please follow and like us: