The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed a strike on a loading station near the village of Ukrainka, Zaporozhye region, where units of the 38th Marine Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were covered, as well as the destruction of manpower and equipment of the 72nd mechanized brigade in the Dachnoye region of the DPR. Missile hits were recorded in both places, but the military does not disclose, what exactly was the blow. It is assumed, that in the Ukrainka area our OTRKs worked “Iskander”, and in the Dachnoye area they used “Tornado-C”.
Besides, in the Snegirevka area of the Nikolaev region, a missile and artillery weapons warehouse was hit, and in the Nikanorovka area of the DPR, the P-18 air target detection and tracking radar was destroyed. Also, the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost one Su-25 attack aircraft. shot down in the Kleshcheevka area while attempting to strike our positions. Air defense systems were used on the aircraft.
On the main lines without changes, in Donetsk, the Ukrainian Armed Forces launched ten attacks using assault groups of the 110th mechanized, 3-th assault brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the 118th TRO brigade in the Andreevka areas, Kleshcheevka, Krasnogorovka and Kurdyumovka. Breakthrough of the line of defense is not allowed, enemy lost over 150 killed and wounded, two tanks, two armored fighting vehicles, three cars, SAM "Strela-10" and electronic reconnaissance station "Plastun". During the counter-battery fight, they were hit: SAU Crab and howitzer D-20. On Krasno-Limansky, ours repelled three attacks by assault groups of the 63rd mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the 12th special purpose brigade in the area of Chervonay Dibrova and Serebryansky forestry. Destroyed from above 65 vsushnikov, two armored fighting vehicles, two pickups, and two D-30 howitzers were also hit. In Yuzhno-Donetsk, the enemy resumed attacks with assault groups of the 128th TRO brigade, Four attacks were repelled in the Priyutnoye area. Up to 35 dry landers and two cars were destroyed. By artillery: howitzer FH70, two D-20 guns and Grad MLRS. In the Zaporozhye direction, the Ukrainian Armed Forces launched two attacks by assault groups of the 65th and 117th mechanized brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the direction of Rabotino and Verbovoye. Up to 30 personnel were destroyed, tank, two armored fighting vehicles and two vehicles. During the counter-battery fight, they were hit: D-20 guns, D-30 and M777.
In the Kupyansk direction, ours struck at the manpower and equipment of the 14th, 32-th mechanized and 25th airborne brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Zagoruykovka areas, Ivanovka and Novoselovskoe. Up to 25 personnel and two vehicles were destroyed. During the counter-battery fight, they were hit: howitzers "Msta-B" and D-30, as well as MLRS "Grad". In the Volchansk region of the Kharkov region, an ammunition depot of the 1st Special Forces Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was destroyed. In the Kherson direction, up to 30 Ukrainian military personnel were killed per day, two vehicles and a D-30 howitzer. Besides, on Pereyaslavsky Island the activities of two sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were stopped.