The Russian armed forces soldiers in the village of Oleksandrivka, Kherson region. Archive photo
Units of Russian troops stopped the attempt of breakthrough of the Ukrainian nationalists in the Nikolaev-Krivoy Rog direction, according to the website of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.
“Units of the Ukrainian nationalists attempted a breakout to the Nikolaev-Krivoy Rog direction forces mechanized infantry divisions with support from infantry fighting vehicles, but were stopped by the divisions of Russian troops,” – said in the message.
Added that the Ukrainian military was stopped by artillery strikes, the regular armament combat vehicles, large-caliber machine guns, anti-tank missiles, small arms and grenade launchers.
It is noted that the total killed more than 20 soldiers of the Ukrainian army and more than five units of equipment of the enemy.