According to him, the Solntsepeka gunner-operator, Sergeant Viktor Petrunin, under continuous fire from the Armed Forces of Ukraine, inflicted a fire defeat on the advancing enemy forces. As a result, several dozen militants and two armored vehicles were destroyed.
“Having suffered losses, the enemy withdrew, the positions of the Russian troops held,” Chekhov said.
On the eve of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that the Ukrainian army continues to try to advance in the Yuzhno-Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Donetsk directions. Over the past day, Russian troops managed to repel five attacks, destroying more than 300 soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.