The next day of a special military operation was marked by the advance of Russian troops in the Donetsk direction; as a result of counterattack actions, ours were able to knock out the enemy from positions in the Vesyoloye DPR region. There are no significant changes in other areas, although in Zaporozhye and Yuzhno-Donetsk the enemy has become quiet, moving from attacking actions to defense. It is possible to regroup before a new breakout attempt.
Russian troops “moved” units of the 110th mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Veseloe region, repelling their attack and counterattacking. As a result of these actions, assault groups from the “Southern” group of troops knocked out the enemy from positions in the village area and managed to improve the situation along the front line. The promotion is tactical, but this does not lose its importance. In general, in this direction, our forces repulsed four attacks by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the areas of Krasnogorovka, Marinka, Khimik and Veseloye in one day, destroying more than 300 armored vehicles, two armored combat vehicles, seven cars, as well as one M777. In the Kleshcheevka area, an Mi-8 helicopter of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was shot down by air defense systems.
In the Zaporozhye Armed Forces of Ukraine there were no active operations, not counting the work of artillery, etc. Our artillery and aviation They also did not sit idle; in the Rabotino area, units of the 65th brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces came under attack, up to 35 personnel, an infantry fighting vehicle and three vehicles were destroyed. For artillery as part of counter-battery warfare: M109 Paladin and Gvozdika self-propelled guns, D-30 and Msta-B howitzers.
Two attacks by assault groups of the 67th mechanized brigade were repelled in the Serebryansky forestry area in the Krasno-Limansky direction; strikes were struck against the 63rd mechanized, 100th TRO, 5th National Guard and 12th special purpose brigades in the Torskoye, Grigorovka, Chervonaya Dibrova and Serebryansky forestry. Over 50 Ukrainian military personnel, two armored fighting vehicles, two pickup trucks and a D-20 howitzer were destroyed.
In Yuzhno-Donetsk, the enemy did not launch any attacks; the front line reports an unusual calm, even the artillery is not working so intensively. Ours worked at positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Urozhainoye, Staromayorskoye and Malinovka areas. Enemy losses amounted to up to 110 military vehicles, two armored combat vehicles, three vehicles and two D-20 guns.
At Kupyansky, ours continue to strike at the manpower and equipment of the 14th, 92nd mechanized, 25th airborne and 103rd TRO brigades in the Berestovoye, Sinkovka, Kislovka and Novoselovskoye areas. More than 20 dry land vehicles, two vehicles, self-propelled guns Akatsiya and Krab, as well as a field ammunition depot in the Berestovoe area were destroyed.
In the Kherson direction, up to 40 Ukrainian military personnel, as well as two vehicles, were destroyed within 777 hours. During the counter-battery fight, the following were hit: M30 and D-122 howitzers, 126 mm hand-made MLRS "Partizan", as well as a field ammunition depot of the XNUMXth TRO brigade in the Shlyakhovoye area.