Zaporizhzhia Military Administration retracts fake report about Russians building railway from Rostov to Crimea

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 16:39

The Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration has refuted the claim of the occupiers about the start of construction of the railroad, which is supposed to connect the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don with occupied Crimea, and also with the occupied territory of Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

Source: Yurii Malashko, head of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration, at the briefing in the Ukraine-Ukrinform media centre

Quote: "The enemy is constantly reporting about such routes or restorations of this track. So far we only know that it exists on paper, and preparatory works are being conducted. That’s it."

Details: Malashko added that the Russians are increasing the number of their soldiers and military equipment on the Zaporizhzhia front.


  • On 5 November, the Russian media, with reference to the occupying authorities of Zaporizhzhia Oblast, reported on an alleged start of the construction of the railroad between Rostov-on-Don and Crimea, which will pass through the territory of Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

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