The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that its forces successfully repelled offensive operations attempted by Ukrainian forces on various fronts in Donetsk, Krasny Liman, southern Donetsk, and Kupyansk.
The ministry stated that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers were neutralized during the clashes.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Ukrainian forces suffered significant losses in the past 24 hours, with a reported 425 foreign soldiers and mercenaries killed across all fronts.
In a statement, the ministry highlighted the successful defense operations carried out by units of the Southern Forces Group on the Donetsk axis. They managed to repel five enemy attacks in the regions of Belogorovka, Krasnoye, Severnoye, Pervomayskoye, and Kamenka in Donetsk.
The ministry also revealed that Russian air strikes, artillery fire, and heavy flamethrower systems played a crucial role in neutralizing approximately 160 Ukrainian soldiers. Additionally, three armored fighting vehicles, five military vehicles, a German-made Pantsir-2000 cannon, and another Gvozdika cannon were destroyed during the clashes.
The situation remains highly volatile, with ongoing hostilities threatening the stability of the region.