MOSCOW, November 11. /TASS/. Russia’s artillery and army aviation have frustrated all attempts by Ukraine’s mechanized infantry companies to counterattack towards Sladkoye in the Donetsk People's Republic south of Donetsk, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.
"South of Donetsk, attempts by motorized infantry companies of Ukraine’s armed forces to counterattack towards Sladkoye, in the Donetsk People's Republic, were thwarted. Artillery fire and air raids eliminated 65 Ukrainian servicemen, one tank and four armored combat vehicles," Konashenkov said.