“Almost 90% we occupied Peski.

More than two thirds of Marinka is under our control,” Basurin said.

According to him, the fighters also pushed the enemy back in the Gorlovsky direction, part of the villages of Zaitsevo and Zhovanka have already been liberated.

“Nobody is going to take Avdiivka head-on, there are small advances in the industrial zone where the military unit is, but the main actions are taking place in the north of the city,” he said.

Earlier it was reported that after the strikes of the Russian Aerospace Forces in the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe settlement of Peski, the Ukrainian 56th motorized infantry brigade lost its combat capability.

On August 7, the head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Denis Pushilin, said that he visited the positions of the DPR forces in the village of Peski.