In its daily briefing today, Sunday, the Russian Ministry of Defense said that more than 200 Ukrainian soldiers and 100 foreign mercenaries were killed during the past day, in addition to the destruction of dozens of military vehicles.
The ministry stated that the Russian Aerospace Forces targeted, with high-precision weapons, the temporary concentration of foreign mercenaries in the Donetsk axis, which resulted in the killing of about 100 foreign mercenaries.
It added that in the Luhansk axis, Russian forces thwarted an attack attempt by Ukrainian forces and managed to eliminate 30 Ukrainian soldiers.
It indicated that an attack attempt by Ukrainian forces on the Krasno-Lyman axis was also thwarted.
The ministry said that as a result of artillery shelling, units of Ukrainian forces were dispersed and forced to return to their original positions.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the losses of the Ukrainian forces on this axis amounted to more than 50 dead and wounded soldiers, and 3 armored combat vehicles and 4 units of special vehicles were destroyed.
In the direction of Donetsk, the counter-attacks of the Ukrainian forces were repelled, in the regions of Solidar, Opetno, Kurdyumovka and Mayorsk, and about 70 Ukrainian soldiers were eliminated and two tanks, two armored fighting vehicles and 5 small trucks were destroyed, according to what Russia Today reported on the ministry.
In the southern Donetsk axis, the Ukrainian army’s attempts to regain the positions it lost were thwarted, and its losses in this direction amounted to 60 Ukrainian soldiers killed and wounded, and an infantry fighting vehicle and two armored vehicles were destroyed.
Russian air defense systems intercepted two Himars missiles near the village of Bogdanovka in Kherson province.
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