The military of the Russian Federation destroyed the overpass in Krasnoye, along which Kyiv transferred reinforcements
The Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed an automobile overpass in Krasny (DPR), along which the Armed Forces of Ukraine pulled reinforcements to Artyomovsk. About this on Tuesday, May 16, told in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
“Operational tactical and army aviation, artillery fire from the Southern Group of Forces, hit enemy units in the areas of the settlements of Chasov Yar and Bogdanovka of the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the department added.
According to the military, the most difficult situation has developed in the Krasnoye area. Over the past 24 hours, the Russian military repelled 10 attacks by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Assault detachments continue to advance in the western quarters of Artyomovsk. It is noted that the units of the “South” group held back the enemy, covering the flanks of the assault squads.
According to the Ministry of Defense, over the past day, the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Donetsk direction amounted to more than 200 military, in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye – 135, in Kherson – up to 25. Air defense systems managed to shoot down seven Storm Shadow cruise missiles, the same number of HIMARS shells and 22 Ukrainian drones .
On the eve of the department announced the continuation fierce fighting on the western outskirts of Artemovsk. The battles continued to be conducted by assault detachments and units of the 4th motorized rifle brigade.