That's according to Ukraine's Operational Command South, Ukrinform reports.
"The aviation carried out nine strikes on enemy positions and targets. Rocket and artillery units carried out 290 fire missions," the report said.
In the past 24 hours, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 87 invaders, 31 tanks, 27 other armored vehicles, an Uragan multiple launch rocket system and a transport and loading vehicle for the system, and a Sani 120 mm mortar.
In addition, Ukraine's Armed Forces captured two tanks and an infantry fighting vehicle.
The Operational Command South added that the Russians are trying to hold the defensive lines, but they are better able to retreat to the positions they prepared earlier.
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