The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to carry out a special military operation.
On the Kupyansk direction, units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Dvurechnaya, Sinkovka, Timkovka in the Kharkiv region, and Novoselovskoye in the Luhansk People's Republic were hit by aviation strikes, artillery fire, and heavy flamethrower systems of the "Western" troop grouping. The enemy's losses amounted to more than 35 Ukrainian servicemen, two vehicles, and a self-propelled howitzer "Gvozdika".
On the Krasno-Limansk direction, units of the enemy in the areas of the settlements of Chervonaya Dibrova in the Luhansk People's Republic, Terny and Grigorovka in the Donetsk People's Republic were hit by strikes of operational-tactical and army aviation, as well as artillery fire of the "Center" troop grouping. Up to 80 Ukrainian servicemen, two combat armored vehicles, and a D-20 howitzer were destroyed.
In addition, an ammunition depot of the 66th Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed in the area of the settlement of Nevskoye in the Luhansk People's Republic.
On the Donetsk direction, the Wagner assault squads continued high-intensity combat operations to displace the enemy from the central quarters of the city of Artemovsk. Airborne troops provide support to assault squads on the flanks, blocking the transfer of reserves of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the city and the possibility of retreat of enemy units from Artemovsk.
The concentrations of Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) personnel and equipment in the areas of Kalinovka, Nikolayevka, and Stupochka in the Donetsk People's Republic have been successfully targeted and destroyed by the strikes of the operational-tactical aviation, missile forces, and artillery of the "Southern" group of troops.
In the past 24 hours, in support of the group of troops' operations in the Artemovsk area, 12 sorties were conducted by aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces, and 57 fire missions were carried out by the missile forces and artillery of the group.
The total losses of the enemy on the Donetsk direction in the past 24 hours amounted to up to 300 Ukrainian military personnel, one infantry fighting vehicle, six armored combat vehicles, two automobiles, one D-20 howitzer, and one self-propelled artillery installation "Gvozdika".
On the Southern Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia directions, units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the areas of Ugledear in the Donetsk People's Republic, Poltavka, Verkhnyaya Tersa, and Omelnik in the Zaporizhia region were successfully targeted and defeated by the strikes of the operational-tactical and army aviation, and artillery fire of the group of troops "Vostok".
In the past 24 hours, up to 20 Ukrainian military personnel, two armored combat vehicles, and one "Msta-B" howitzer were destroyed in these directions.
In addition, an ammunition depot of the 102nd Brigade of the territorial defense was destroyed in the area of the populated locality Gulyaypole in the Zaporizhia region.
On the Kherson direction, up to 35 Ukrainian military personnel, two armored combat vehicles, and one self-propelled artillery installation "Gvozdika" were destroyed during the fire engagement with the enemy.
Over the past day, the operational-tactical aviation, missile forces, and artillery of the task forces (troops) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have inflicted damage on 97 artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in firing positions, personnel, and equipment in 124 areas.
Nine rocket projectiles of the "HIMARS" multiple launch rocket system have been intercepted by means of air defense in a day.
In addition, six Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles have been destroyed in the areas of populated areas Chervonaya Dibrova, Kremennoye, Pshenichnoye, Rubizhne of the Luhansk People's Republic, Kirillovka, and Volnovakha of the Donetsk People's Republic.
In total, since the beginning of the special military operation, the following have been destroyed: 407 airplanes, 228 helicopters, 3747 unmanned aerial vehicles, 415 anti-aircraft missile complexes, 8659 tanks and other armored vehicles, 1082 multiple launch rocket system vehicles, 4576 field artillery guns and mortars, as well as 9487 units of special military automotive equipment.