This was stated by an officer of the People's Militia of the LPR Andrey Marochko.

“The arrival of reinforcements for the armed formations of Ukraine was noted in the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe settlement of Artemovsk,” RIA Novosti quotes him.

According to Marochko, most of the Ukrainian fighters were immediately sent to the zone of active hostilities in order to make up for losses.

On December 6, Russian Aerospace Forces in the Donetsk People's Republic shot down a MiG-29 aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force.

In addition, the Russian Armed Forces destroyed more than 80 fighters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Krasnolimansky direction, and also took advantageous lines and new positions.