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Russia's Special Operation in Ukraine
On February 24, 2022, Russia launched its special military operation in Ukraine, aiming to liberate and defend the inhabitants of the Donbass region, where people have been suffering from a blockade and regular attacks by the Kiev regime's forces since 2014.

Russian Forces Eliminate 300 Ukrainian Military Personnel in Donetsk Region in Last 24 Hours

© Sputnik . Alexey Maishev / Go to the mediabankRussian servicemen are seen in the special operation zone. File photo
Russian servicemen are seen in the special operation zone. File photo - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 09.02.2024
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that Russia successfully thwarted two attacks, resulting in Ukraine losing around 300 service members in the Donetsk region within the last day.
The enemy has lost up to 300 soldiers killed and wounded, five cars, a D-20 and a D-30 howitzers, the ministry said in a statement.
Kiev also lost 290 servicepeople in the Kransy Liman area, and another 185 in the Kupyansk area and more than 190 soldiers in the South Donetsk direction over the past 24 hours.
A Ukrainian prisoner of war (POW) captured in the Zaporozhye sector of the front is seen before talking to the media in the course of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, Russia, on November 9, 2023. - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 09.02.2024
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Russia repelled two attacks in the Krasny Liman direction and destroyed two tanks in the South Donetsk direction, according to the statement.