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Russia increases combat aircraft activity in Avdiivka sector

20 January, 2024 Saturday
13:14

Russian forces have increased the activity of combat aircraft and the number of assault and offensive operations in the Avdiivka sector

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The commander of the Tavria operational and strategic grouping of troops, Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, reported this.

"Russian invaders have increased the activity of combat aircraft and the number of assault and offensive operations. In the operational zone of the Tavria forces, the enemy conducted 56 airstrikes, 68 combat engagements and 665 artillery attacks," the statement says. 

Instead, Ukrainian defenders are steadfastly holding the line and conducting active operations in the designated areas.

Total Russian losses amounted to 431 soldiers and 42 pieces of military equipment over the past day. In particular, 4 tanks, 8 armored personnel carriers, 1 air defense system, 10 UAVs, 18 vehicles, and 1 unit of special equipment. In addition, the Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed 3 enemy munitions depots.

  • Over the past day, 103 combat engagements took place at the front. The Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 33 Russian attacks in the Avdiivka sector and eliminated 750 Russian soldiers.
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