Key Takeaways from the ISW:

  • Ukrainian forces continued to advance south of Robotyne in western Zaporizhia Oblast and reportedly advanced near Bakhmut on September 10.

  • Ukrainian Main Military Intelligence Directorate (GUR) Head Kyrylo Budanov stated on September 10 that Ukrainian forces will continue counteroffensive operations into late 2023.

  • Cold and wet weather will affect but not halt active combat, as it has done in the first 18 months of the war.

  • Russian military personnel continue to detail persistent problems hindering Russian operations along the frontline in Ukraine.

  • Russian forces conducted a series of Shahed-131/-136 drone strikes targeting Kyiv Oblast on the night of September 9 to 10.

  • Russian forces conducted offensive operations along the Kupyansk-Svatove-Kreminna line, near Bakhmut, along the Avdiivka-Donetsk City line, in the Donetsk-Zaporizhia Oblast border area, and in western Zaporizhia Oblast and reportedly regained some lost positions in some areas.

  • Ukrainian Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR) Spokesperson Major General Vadym Skibitskyi stated on September 10 that the Russian military has concentrated over 420,000 military personnel in occupied Ukraine, not including Rosgvardia (Russian national guard) and other military units and structures.

  • Russian occupation officials held the final day of voting for Russian regional elections in occupied territories on September 10, continuing efforts to coerce residents to vote and portray the elections as legitimate.

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Authors: Grace Mappes, Karolina Hird, Riley Bailey, Christina Harward, and Mason Clark.

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Get the earthquake bomb. Anyone can make one. In WWII the Brits took the biggest plane they had (The Landcaster) and fitted it with the biggest bomb it could carry. There are lots of photos of it. I think it weighed 20,000 pounds. It had a steel casing and a time delay fuse so it went deep in the ground and let off powerful shock waves. It dropped not on but near bunkers and the shock wave ruined them. It might also set off every land mine in a large radius.