“As a result of artillery fire and active operations by units of the Vostok group of forces, more than 130 Ukrainian servicemen of the 72nd mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ... and the 110th territorial defense brigade were destroyed in a day,” the Russian Defense Ministry said.

It is specified that the group operated in the Ugledar region in the DPR and the vicinity of Novodarovka, Zaporozhye region.

In addition, the Ukrainian army lost more than 120 people in the Krasnolimansky direction - units of the Russian group of troops "Center" conducted offensive operations there.

The units of the 25th Airborne, 71st Jaeger, 95th Airborne Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the 27th Brigade of the National Guard were defeated.