Ukraine Loses Nearly 235 Troops in South Donetsk Direction
© Sputnik A Russian serviceman in Moscow's special military operation zone in Ukraine. File photo
Ukraine has been suffering heavy losses daily since it launched it's so-called "counteroffensive" in June. Russian forces have repelled all Ukrainian attempts to break its defense lines in the special military operation.
Ukraine has lost up to 235 military both killed and wounded in the South Donetsk direction over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
Over the given period, Russian armed forces have repelled eight attacks by Ukrainian troops in the Donetsk direction, two attacks each in the South Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Krasny Liman directions.
"Enemy losses in this [South Donetsk] direction amounted to up to 235 Ukrainian military killed and wounded, two armored combat vehicles, three vehicles, as well as an electronic warfare station," the ministry said in a statement.
Ukraine also lost more than 205 military in the Zaporozhye direction and up to 140 military in the Donetsk direction in the past day, the ministry added.