An 11-minute head-cam video filmed by a Ukrainian soldier shows the brutal close-quarters fighting around the city of Bakhmut. 

The clip, titled "Defending Ukraine's 'Road of Life', the last road out of Bakhmut”, was recorded by a soldier of the "Da Vinci Wolves”.

It begins with the soldier moving across a barren no man's land to take shelter in a dugout with a group of fellow soldiers. A dead comrade is also seen in the dugout and a voice can be heard to say: "Fuck, one more than. He is dead. Rest in peace. Yes, brother that is how war is."

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The action then heats up dramatically with an explosion at the entrance to the shelter knocking a solider off his feet. "Lekha, are you okay? Lekha, are you alive?" one soldier asks – he gives a thumbs up in response.

They then receive a radio message saying the "orcs jumped into our trenches" and a close-quarters firefight accompanied with artillery fire then ensues.

So close are the Russian attackers that at one stage the cameraman, called "Tihiy", shouts: "What's up orcs? It's our field, fuck off.”

British military intelligence said this week that "heavy fighting" continued along the Donbas front line in eastern Ukraine and Russia's regular troops and forces from the Wagner mercenary outfit continued to make "creeping advances" in Bakhmut.

Much of the fighting is now concentrated around the eastern town, which has seen the longest and bloodiest battle of the conflict.

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WOW!!!! JUST WOW! Brave men to say the least. Good bless all of them..
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Wow! Amazing! Such bravery. Incredible footage and scary too. If one watches this video in full screen mode, he can read the English translation of everything said at the bottom.

Never in history has war been so real and close up for the whole world to see. Brothers and sisters in Christ, WE MUST PRAY, and remember to continually lift up these brave soldiers in our prayers. War is a real and constant event throughout the Bible. Nations that went to war without the favor of God rarely won. God's favor was given to those nations who trusted in Him and fought on the side of right and against injustice. Victory belongs to the nation whose God is the Lord. Pray for these soldiers! Pray for their safety, victory and God's favor be with them. We will not be defeated if we do not give up because we're on God's side.

“They will be like mighty warriors in battle, trampling their enemies in the mud under their feet. Since the Lord is with them as they fight, they will overthrow even the enemy’s horsemen.” (Zechariah 10:5)

Slava Ukraini!

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Jacques Willemen
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it are HEROES from UKRAINE