The military spokesman reported at his regular press briefing that in the Krasny Liman area of the Lugansk People’s Republic, artillery fire hit two tactical groups trying to advance.
Konashenkov noted that the Russian troops annihilated Ukrainian servicemen and destroyed their equipment, and as a result of the shelling, the enemy units were dispersed, and more than 30 Ukrainian servicemen, two armored vehicles, and three pickup trucks were eliminated.
In the Kupiansk sector, two Ukrainian company tactical groups tried to attack the Russian positions in the vicinity of the town of Kuzemovka, but they were rejected, the senior military officer noted.
Konashenkov added that the Ukrainian troops lost more than 50 soldiers, a tank, two armored personnel carriers, and a pickup truck in that area.
In the Dniepropetrovsk region, the Russian Aerospace Forces used high-precision weapons to attack a concentration of Ukrainian uniformed personnel and military equipment, eliminating more than 100 servicemen, the spokesman said. Meanwhile, on the Donetsk front, Russian troops repulsed two counterattacks by the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the front sector, south of Donetsk, and annihilated more than 50 Ukrainian soldiers, Konashenkov noted.