Russian invaders suffer significant losses in Popasna direction – General Staff

Russian invaders suffer significant losses in Popasna direction – General Staff

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The separate units of Russia’s 150th Motor Rifle Division of the 8th Combined Arms Army have suffered significant losses in the Popasna direction, totaling at least 50% of personnel, arms and equipment.

The relevant statement was made by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus are focused on strengthening the state border. At the same time, there is a rotation of special forces units within the border areas with Ukraine. The threat of missile strikes from the territory of Belarus is persisting.

In the Siverskyi direction, the enemy did not take active actions. The Russian military launched a missile strike on civil infrastructure facilities near Hudove, Sumy Region. In addition, the enemy opened fire on such settlements as Bachivsk, Khodyne and Slavhorod.

In the Slobozhanskyi direction, Russian troops continue to prepare for the offensive. They are replenishing material resources, weapons and equipment stocks from the territory of Russia. In order to reduce the offensive potential of Ukrainian forces, Russian invaders opened fire with cannon artillery and multiple launch rocket systems.

In the Kharkiv direction, Russian troops did not take active actions. The enemy focused efforts to deter the actions of the Ukrainian defense forces. Russian invaders opened fire on civil infrastructure facilities near such settlements as Bashkirovka, Mospino, Ruska Lozova, Pechenihy and Mykhailivka. The enemy also launched air strikes near Nove.

In the Sloviansk direction, Russian troops are hardening positions. The enemy opened fire on civil infrastructure facilities near Dibrivne, Kurulka, Virnopillia, Chervona Poliana, etc. Near Dovhenke, Russian invaders launched air strikes with combat aircrafts. The enemy conducted assault operations near such settlements as Bohorodychne and Dolyna but failed and retreated after Ukrainian forces inflicted damage to them.

In the Donetsk direction, Russian troops continue to launch artillery strikes all over the contact line.

In the Lyman direction, Russian invaders opened fire on civil infrastructure facilities near such settlements as Yarova, Shchurove, Staryi Karavan and Raihorodok. The enemy conducted assault operations near Studenka, and hostilities are underway.

In the Siverodonetsk direction, Russian troops continue to fire at Ukrainian positions and civil infrastructure near such settlements as Sievierodonetsk, Borivske, Ustynivka and Lysychansk. Russia’s assault aircrafts launched air strikes near Myrna Dolyna. In addition, near ​​Metiolkino and Bilohorivka, Russian invaders attempted to carry out assault operations but suffered losses and retreated to their previous positions.

Battles are underway in the central part of Sievierodonetsk.

In the Bakhmut direction, Russian troops opened fire near such settlements as Pokrovske, New York, Zolote, Komyshuvakha, Mykolaivka, Berestove, Bilohorivka and Vrubivka. Near Vrubivka, Russian occupiers conducted unsuccessful assault operations.

The enemy launched air strikes on infrastructure facilities with attack and combat aircrafts near such settlements as Vidrodzhennia, Rotiv, Novoluhansk and Dolomitne.

In the Avdiivka, Kurakhove, Novopavlivka an Zaporizhzhia directions, Russian troops did not conduct active actions. They opened fire on civil infrastructure facilities near such settlements as Kamianka, Vesele, Marinka, Novomykhailivka, Avdiivka, Pisky, and Zolota Nyva. The enemy’s separate units, sabotage and reconnaissance groups attempted to involve in clashes and assault operations near Krasnohorivka and Poltavka but failed and retreated to their previous positions.

In the Southern Bug direction, Russian invaders used mortars, cannon artillery and multiple launch rocket systems to fire at civil infrastructure facilities near such settlements as Kavkaz, Lepetykha, Dmytrivka, Osokorivka, Blahodiine and Stepova Dolyna. In some areas of the Kryvyi Rih direction, Russian troops intensified air reconnaissance and attempted to carry out assault operations. They were repulsed and retreated to their former positions.

In order to maintain the defense lines, Russian occupiers are enhancing their advanced positions by sending reserves to the potential areas of the deployment of Ukrainian defense forces.

Russian troops have low morale due to the constant postponement of their rotation. As a result, many Russian soldiers refuse to take part in hostilities.

Over the past day, the Ukrainian military have repulsed five enemy attacks in the Donetsk and Luhansk directions, destroying five Russian tanks, three artillery systems and two armored fighting vehicles. The Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense units shot down three Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles. In other areas, Russian occupiers also suffered significant losses.

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