Russian Forces Repel 11 Ukrainian Attacks In Donetsk, Kupyansk Directions
"During the day, the enemy’s losses in this direction [Donetsk] amounted to 365 Ukrainian servicemen, three US-made Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, two armored personnel carriers, 32 vehicles, a Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery mount, as well as D-20 and D-30 Howitzers. A field ammunition depot of the 54th mechanized brigade of the AFU was destroyed near the village of Vesyoloye in the Donetsk People's Republic," the ministry stated.
"The enemy's losses amounted to up to 50 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 vehicles, a Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery mount, as well as 2D-20 howitzers," the ministry issued.
"Up to 20 Ukrainian servicemen, 2vehicles, as well as 2D-30 howitzers were destroyed as a result of fire in the Kherson direction. An ammunition depot of the 121st Territorial Defense Brigade was destroyed near the settlement of Mikhaylovka in the Kherson region," the ministry stated.
South Donetsk Direction
"The enemy's losses amounted to about 100 Ukrainian soldiers, 4 vehicles, 2 Msta-B Howitzers, as well as a US-made M119 gun," the ministry reported.
"Near the town of Ugledar and Selidovo of the Donetsk People's Republic, the control point of the 72nd mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian troops and the field training camp of the Ukrainian forces servicemen were hit," the military ministry said.
"Russian troops repelled 5 attacks by the 82nd Airborne Assault Brigade of the Kiev regime near the settlement of Verbovoye in the Zaporozhye region using air strikes, artillery fire and heavy flamethrower systems. Up to 85 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 vehicles, a US-made M777 artillery system, a Czech-made Vampire MLRS and 3 D-30 Howitzers were destroyed," the ministry issued.
"Air defense systems intercepted 2 HIMARS, multiple rocket launchers, 2JDAM guided aerial bombs and 2US-made HARM anti-radar missiles. In addition, during the day 32 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) werfe destroyed, including TU-141 Strizh, near the settlements of Kovalevka, Golikovo of the Lugansk People's Republic, as well as in the vicinity of Soledar, Blagodatnoye of the Donetsk People's Republic, in the area of Mirnoye, Novoukrainka, Tokmak of the Zaporozhye region and Obryvka of the Kherson region," the statement read.
Krasny Liman Direction
"The Tsentr battlegroup, employing aircraft strikes, fire of artillery and heavy flame-throwing systems, repelled 2attacks by assault groups of the 67th mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian forces near the settlement of Chervonaya Dibrova in the Krasny Liman direction. The enemy losses amounted to 55 Ukrainian servicemen, 3 armored combat vehicles, as well as Msta-B and D-30 Howitzers," the ministry said.