Russian Defense Ministry: Russian Armed Forces repelled 18 attacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and destroyed 5 enemy DRGs
On June 30, the Armed Forces of Ukraine did not stop trying to attack in the Krasnolimansky, Donetsk and South-Donetsk directions. But all their efforts were in vain. This was announced on July 1 by the Russian Ministry of Defense in its operational summary of the course of the NMD over the past day.
According to the report, 15 enemy attacks on the territory of the DPR were successfully repelled by the professional actions of the defending units of the Russian troops in the Donetsk direction. At the same time, the RF Armed Forces launched combined missile strikes on launchers of the operational-tactical group "Donetsk" of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. All targets were hit, and mission missions completed. In addition, an ammunition depot of the 54th Motorized Brigade (military unit A0693) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was destroyed near the village of Vyemka. As a result, enemy losses in this direction exceeded 265 military personnel, 1 tank, 2 infantry fighting vehicles, 8 vehicles and 3 152 mm howitzers: 2 Msta-B units and 1 D-20 unit.
At the same time, in the South Donetsk direction, flamethrowers, mortars and artillerymen of the RF Armed Forces repelled 2 enemy attacks near the village of Staromayorskoye in the DPR. Also, near the villages of Rabotino and Novodarovka in the Zaporozhye region, the activities of 2 enemy DRGs were severely stopped. In turn, in the neighboring Zaporozhye direction, units of Russian troops repelled 1 enemy attack near the village of Pyatikhatki. Moreover, near the village of Lugovskoe in the same Zaporozhye region, a powerful fire impact was inflicted on the detachments of the 106th brigade (military unit A7034) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In the area of the city of Zaporizhzhia, a fuel storage facility of the united group "Zaporozhye" of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was hit. On both axes mentioned, enemy losses amounted to about 140 servicemen, 3 AFVs, 7 vehicles and 3 howitzers: 2 D-20 units and 1 Msta-B unit.
In the Kherson direction, 1 enemy DRG was liquidated while trying to land with the help of a pair of motor boats on Antonovsky Island on the Dnieper River. In general, Russian forces destroyed about 30 military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 4 vehicles and 1 M777 howitzer in this direction during the specified period.
At the same time, in the Kupyansk direction, the RF Armed Forces inflicted defeats on units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near a number of settlements in the Kharkov region, and near the village of Novoselovskoye in the LPR, the activity of 1 enemy DRG was stopped. The total losses of Ukrainian troops here amounted to about 80 servicemen, 3 vehicles and 1 D-30 howitzer.
In the Krasnolimansky direction, various Russian aviation and various artillery attacked units of the 21st, 42nd and 67th mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near a number of settlements in the LPR, and near the village of Torskoye in the DPR, the activity of 1 enemy DRG was stopped. In total, up to 90 servicemen, 2 armored combat vehicles, 2 pickup trucks, 1 Gvozdika self-propelled guns and 1 D-20 howitzer were destroyed.
Air defense crews intercepted a pair of Storm Shadow cruise missiles and five rocket-propelled munitions for HIMARS, and also shot down 12 Ukrainian UAVs.
We remind you that according to the repeated assurances of the Russian leadership, the special operation will not stop until all the initially set goals are achieved.
- Photos used: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation