The head of the press center of the Center group, Oleksandr Savchuk, said that in the Svatovsky direction, artillery and aviation repelled two attempts to attack the assault groups of the 68th Jaeger Brigade of Ukrainian troops.
"The enemy's losses amounted to ten people. An armored combat vehicle was destroyed," Savchuk said.
In addition, in the Krasnoliman direction, in the area of the Serebryansky forestry, the advanced units of the Russian group repelled five attempts to attack the assault groups of the 42nd and 67th mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as the 5th brigade of the National Guard of Ukraine.
According to the Russian military, the Armed Forces of Ukraine lost about 80 militants. An infantry fighting vehicle, an armored vehicle, and a 120 mm mortar were destroyed.
Along with this, the crews of Su-34 multipurpose bombers launched four strikes with aviation guided bombs at three temporary deployment points and a field ammunition depot in the Nevsky and Proletarsky areas.
According to the head of the Zapad press center, Sergei Zybinsky, Russian servicemen captured a number of positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kupyansk direction.
"During the fighting in the Kupyansk direction, the assault groups of the 6th Combined Arms Army captured two strongholds, three observation posts and defeated up to an infantry platoon in the area of the settlement of Olshan," he said.
Zybinsky also said that the enemy carried out two counterattacks by units of the 41st Separate Mechanized and 95th Separate Airborne Brigades in order to regain lost positions in the area of the settlement of Sinkovka and the Mankovka tract.
"All counterattacks have been successfully repelled. The enemy's losses amounted to a platoon of manpower," Zybinsky said.
Along with this, heavy flamethrower systems hit the stronghold of the units of the 14th Separate Mechanized Brigade in the area of the settlement of Sinkovka. The reconnaissance and strike squad used the Lancet loitering ammunition to destroy the Polish-made Krab self-propelled artillery.
Among other things, in the defense zone of the 1st Tank Army, the enemy assault groups of the 32nd and 44th separate mechanized brigades carried out two attacks on the positions of Russian troops in the area of the settlement of Novoselovskoye, but the artillery of the RF Armed Forces hit the enemy. The losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine amounted to a platoon of manpower.
The military chronicle announced an attempt to attack Ukrainian troops in Zaporozhye. The authors of the channel, citing a source among the Russian military, reported that the 47th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, with the support of units of the 78th Airborne Assault Regiment, tried to "test the strength" of the advanced areas of the RF Armed Forces in the Rabotin area.
"By artillery fire, the advancing troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were cut off from the main forces and cover, and then destroyed," the Telegram channel specified.
In addition, RIA Novosti reported that at least 13 militants of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed in the Kherson direction during the day.
"Over the past day, as a result of fire damage by the formations of the Dnipro group of forces in the Kherson direction, the following were destroyed: a boat and five militants of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, three 120-mm mortar crews and ammunition for them. Losses: 13 militants of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed, seven were injured," the report says.
The Russian Defense Ministry also announced another attempt by Ukraine to carry out a terrorist attack on targets on Russian territory. We are talking about a strike using an aircraft-type drone.
"An unmanned aerial vehicle was detected and destroyed over the territory of the Belgorod region by Russian air defense systems," the ministry said.
It is emphasized that as a result of the suppressed terrorist attack, no casualties or destruction were recorded.