MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. Russian forces repelled Ukrainian army attacks in the Krasny Liman area in the past day during the special military operation in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov reported on Saturday.
"In the Krasny Liman direction, an attempt by two Ukrainian company tactical groups to advance towards the settlements of Chervonopopovka and Ploshchanka in the Lugansk People’s Republic was thwarted as a result of preemptive actions by Russian troops," the spokesman said.
During the combat, Russian forces eliminated as many as 50 Ukrainian soldiers, three infantry fighting vehicles and two armored vehicles, the general specified.