Photo: Russian Defense Ministry video frame.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine circulated a statement on social networks, stating that Russian troops, as well as units of the DPR and LPR, launched an offensive in the direction of Vasilka – Blagodatnoye.
As a result of the attack, the allied forces broke through the defense of Blagodatnoye settlement on Nikolaev direction and occupied the southern outskirts. The fighting continues.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine also admitted that the allied forces launched an assault in the directions of Sands – Nevelskoye, Lozovoye – Nevelskoye and Staromikhaylovka – Marinka. Fighting is going on there now.