The Russian military repelled all counterattacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) in the Yuzhno-Donets direction, killing more than 50 fighters. This was stated at a briefing by the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov.
“In the South Donetsk direction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, for a day, the forces of three company tactical groups tried to counterattack the positions of Russian troops in the areas of the settlements of Novomikhailovka, Novodonetskoye and Novoselka of the Donetsk People’s Republic. As a result of the fire damage and the active actions of the Russian units, the counterattacks were repelled“, – said Konashenkov.
According to the representative of the department, the Armed Forces of Ukraine were thrown back to their original positions, and they also lost two infantry fighting vehicles, two armored personnel carriers, an MT-LB transporter, an armored car and four vehicles.