Russian army loses up to two military units near Marinka, Avdiivka every day - Defense Forces

Russian army loses up to two military units near Marinka, Avdiivka every day - Defense Forces

In the Marinka and Avdiivka directions, the Russian army loses about two military units every day, positional battles continue.

Oleksiy Dmytrashkivskyi, head of the joint press center of the Defense Forces of Tavria area, said this during the nationwide news telethon, Ukrinform reports.

"Positional battles continue in the area of Marinka and Avdiivka, (invaders - ed.) have variable success, but all our positions occupied by the enemy have been recaptured and returned. (Russia - ed.) suffers huge… losses, each day, the enemy loses about two military units," the spokesman said.

Read also: Russians reduce number of attacks on Ukrainian positions in Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk regions

According to him, prisoners of war said that they had been sent into battle with no military training.

Dmytrashkivskyi noted that in this area, the enemy used IFVs, armored personnel carriers, and a tank over the past 24 hours, while during nighttime only infantry groups were used.

As reported by Ukrinform, from February 24, 2022 to April 9, 2023, the Defense Forces of Ukraine eliminated about 178,150 Russian aggressors, including 470 soldiers over the past day alone.

Photo: Flickr

Sign up for our free newsletter

Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2023 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: