Over 3,600 Ukrainian punitive troops were either killed or wounded. The Donetsk fighters destroyed almost 220 tanks and over 480 armoured vehicles, the militia headquarters said.
Donetsk fighters said they had also destroyed almost 190 multiple launch rocket systems, about 750 trucks and 76 ammunition depots.
According to the army headquarters, militias liberated several villages near Luhansk. They seized Illiriya, Petrovskoye, Shchetovo, Kazakovka, Krasny Kut, Proletarsky and Kamenka.
At the moment the ITAR-TASS News Agency has no confirmation of these reports from other sources.