Asimismo, el jefe militar agregó también que la defensa aérea rusa destruyó ocho drones ucranianos en la región de Járkov y en la autoproclamada República Popular de Donetsk (RPD).
Konashenkov also said that the Russian air defenses shot down eight Ukrainian drones over the Kharkov region and the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).
“The Russian Aerospace Force destroyed a Buk-M1 launcher and a Ukrainian S-300 system tracking and engagement radar,” near Gusarovka, in the Kharkov region, Konashenkov said. He also reported that the 10th Mountain Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were hit using high-precision missiles near the town of Bakhmut, in the DPR.
Konashenkov also stated that seven command and observation posts and 13 staging areas for personnel and materiel were hit by missiles.
For its part, the DPR Territorial Defense Headquarters reported that the forces of the popular militias, together with the Russian troops, seized 220 towns, including the city of Krasny Liman in the Kramatorsk district, in the north of the republic.