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Kiev loses over 1,560 soldiers in Donetsk direction in past week

Kiev loses over 1,560 soldiers in Donetsk direction in past week

Kiev, Dec 8 (UNI) Ukraine has lost more than 1,560 soldiers in the Donetsk direction over the past week, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday.
Over the given period, the Russian armed forces have repelled 19 attacks by Ukrainian troops in the Kupyansk direction and 18 attacks in the Donetsk direction.
“The total losses of the Ukrainian armed forces [in the Donetsk direction] amounted to more than 1,560 military personnel, 12 armored combat vehicles, 17 vehicles and 22 field artillery guns," the ministry said in a statement.
Kiev has also lost nearly 1,500 soldiers in the Krasnyi Lyman direction, nearly 900 soldiers in the South Donetsk direction, up to 350 soldiers in the Kherson direction and up to 260 soldiers in the Zaporizhzhia direction.
The Russian forces have also captured 12 Ukrainian soldiers over the past week, the statement read.
UNI/SPUTNIK AKS

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