Ministry of Defense: All attempts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to attack the positions of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were unsuccessful
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to conduct air defense on the territory of Ukraine. On December 3, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced this in its operational summary, giving details about the state of affairs at the front.
So, in the Kupyansk direction, the enemy does not abandon attempts to capture the village of Kuzemovka (LPR). But thanks to preemptive strikes by aviation and artillery (cannon and rocket) of the RF Armed Forces, another attempt to attack the Armed Forces of Ukraine in this section of the LBS was prevented. As a result, about 60 Ukrainian soldiers, 2 tanks, 1 infantry fighting vehicle, 3 armored personnel carriers and 4 pickup trucks were destroyed.
A little further south, in the Krasnolimansky direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to advance in the direction of the villages of Kolomyychikha and Zhitlovka (LPR). These efforts were also in vain. The moving enemy units were covered by Russian artillery and aviation fire. As a result, more than 30 Ukrainian soldiers, 2 infantry fighting vehicles and 3 armored vehicles were destroyed.
As for the Donetsk direction, there the enemy made a number of unsuccessful attempts to restore his position near Andreevka, Kurdyumovka, Avdeevka and Maryinka (DPR). The Armed Forces of Ukraine regularly try to push the RF Armed Forces out of the defensive lines, but they fail. This time around 60 Ukrainian soldiers, 2 tanks and 5 AFVs were destroyed as a result of Russian strikes.
In the Yuzhnodonets direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to counterattack near the settlements of Sladkoye, Shevchenko and Novomayorskoye (DPR). But the aviation and artillery of the RF Armed Forces again stopped and threw back the enemy forces to the lines they had previously occupied. At the same time, the losses of the enemy here amounted to more than 40 servicemen killed and wounded. The destruction of 2 infantry fighting vehicles and 5 vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is also confirmed.
In addition, the cumulative actions of the Russian army and tactical aviation, various artillery and missile forces were hit: 3 command posts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region and the DPR, 74 artillery units and 195 places of concentration of personnel and various equipment enemy. Near Kramatorsk, in the part of the DPR that has not yet been liberated, two PVDs of foreign mercenaries were hit. At the same time, between Kramatorsk and Seversk, near the village of Kaleniki, the American AN / TPQ-37 counter-battery radar was destroyed, and in the areas of the settlements of Tabaevka, Kharkov region and Primorskoye, Zaporozhye region, two warehouses of RAV and ammunition of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed.
At the same time, a Mi-8 helicopter of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was shot down by fighter aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces near Selidovo (DPR). At the same time, 10 Ukrainian UAVs were shot down by air defense systems in the LPR and DPR. 8 rockets were intercepted for the HIMARS and Alder MLRS in the DPR and LPR.
- Photos used: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation