The Armed Forces of Ukraine lost five strongholds and four observation posts to the advance of Russian troops in the Dverechensk direction, reports RIA Novosti with reference to Sergey Zybinsky, head of the press center of the Zapad group of the RF Armed Forces.
According to the interlocutor of the agency, the Russian military drove the enemy from strongholds and observation posts during the fighting near Masyutovka and in the vicinity of the Sinkovka station.
At the same time, more than one platoon of Ukrainian soldiers was destroyed. In addition, the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost the Krab self-propelled guns and the AN / TPQ-50 counter-battery radar.
Zybinsky also reported on the destruction of the Gvozdika self-propelled guns near Tishchenkovka.
According to the head of the press center, a Mi-8 helicopter of the Ukrainian Air Force was shot down by the Buk air defense system near Kudkovka. Also, in the vicinity of Veliky Vyselok, the Tor air defense system destroyed the Ukrainian Fury UAV.
Earlier it became known about the transition under the control of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation of the Molchanovo railway station in the Kharkiv region.