MOSCOW, October 30. /TASS/. The Ukrainian armed forces lost over 180 men and were pushed back to their initial lines during attempted attacks in the Nikolaev-Krivoy Rog direction, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov said on Sunday.
"In the Nikolayev-Krivoy Rog direction, the Ukrainian armed forces launched three unsuccessful attacks by tactical groups in the direction of the settlements of Pyatikhatky, Chervony Yar, Ishchenka in the Kherson Region. As a result of shelling and decisive actions of the Russian units, the enemy was pushed back to the starting line. In addition, 13 areas of enemy reserves were hit," he said.
According to Konashenkov, over 180 Ukrainian servicemen, 11 armored fighting vehicles and 21 vehicles were destroyed as a result.