The Russian armed forces have carried out strikes at oil refining and fuel storage facilities that support Ukrainian troops in Donbass, all designated targets were hit successfully.
The Russian Aerospace Forces carried out strikes with high-precision weapons at oil refining and fuel storage facilities to ensure the Ukrainian armed forces’ grouping in Donbass. All designated facilities were hit. The purpose of the strike was achieved.
An Ukrainian sabotage group has been destroyed in the Kherson direction during an attempt to enter the Antonovka island, the Russian Defense Ministry added.
In the Kherson direction, skillful actions of Russian troops and artillery fire destroyed an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance unit while trying to land and secure the northern part of Antonovka Island.
Russian troops have repelled five attacks by Ukraine in the Donetsk direction over the past 24 hours. Ukrainian troops continued to attempt offensive operations in the Donetsk, South Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions over the past day.
As a result, Ukraine lost 240 soldiers, two armored combat vehicles, two pickup trucks, as well as a Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery system.
Additionally, Russia repelled two attacks by Ukrainian troops near the Vremevka ledge over the past 24 hours, the ministry said, adding that Kiev lost 235 soldiers, two tanks, three armored vehicles and other pieces of military equipment in the South Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions.
The Russian military has destroyed a Ukrainian military’s ammunition warehouse in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the Russian Defense Ministry added.
A warehouse of missiles and ammunition of the 47th artillery brigade of the armed forces of Ukraine was destroyed near the settlement of Novopavlovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic.
The ministry stressed that Russian forces hit point of temporary deployment of command personnel of the 56th motorized infantry brigade of Ukraine in Kramatorsk.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point News 2023.