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Russian forces destroy six Ukrainian command posts - top brass

Russian forces thwart Ukraine’s attempts to attack in DPR

MOSCOW, November 27./TASS/. Russian forces have destroyed six command posts of Ukrainian troops in the Kherson and Kharkov regions, as well as in the Donetsk People’s Republic, Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov told a briefing on Sunday.

"Six command posts of the enemy were destroyed in the area of the settlements of Sadovoye, Dudchany and Zolotaya Balka in the Kherson region, Yampol in the DPR as well as Kislovka in the Kharkov region," along with 62 artillery units in firing positions, manpower and military hardware in 137 regions," the spokesman said.

Аttack in DPR

The Russian Armed Forces have foiled the attempts of the Ukrainian troops in the LPR’s Krasny Liman area to attack with two company units, Konashenkov told.

"In the Krasny Liman area, pre-emptive fire in the areas of Stelmakhovka and Ploshchanka settlements of the Lugansk People's Republic foiled attempts of the Ukrainian armed forces to attack with two tactical company units towards the settlements of Kolomiychikha and Ploshchanka of the Lugansk People's Republic," Konashenkov said.

According to the spokesman, the Ukrainian side also made unsuccessful attempts to entrench and equip strongholds near Ploshchanka and Chervonopopovka. "As a result of artillery fire, Ukrainian army units were dispersed and pushed back to their initial positions," he added.

According to Konashenkov, more than 50 Ukrainian troops were either killed or wounded. "Three armored combat vehicles and four special military cars were destroyed," he added.

Аttack in LPR

The Russian troops have stopped an attempt by Ukrainian forces to attack towards the settlement of Novoselovskoye in the Lugansk People’s republic, eliminating up to 30 enemy troops, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman told.

"In the Kupyansk area, artillery fire at the areas of concentration of Ukrainian army’s manpower thwarted the enemy attack towards the LPR settlement of Novoselovskoye," Konashenkov said, adding that up to 30 Ukrainian military were eliminated and two pickup trucks were destroyed.

Zaporozhye region

Russian troops have destroyed four ammunition depots in the Zaporozhye region, Konashenkov told.

"Four depots with missile and artillery weapons of the Ukrainian ‘Zaporozhye’ group of forces were wiped out in the area of Razumovka settlement, in the Zaporozhye region," he said.

Also," an ammo depot with over 100 missiles for HIMARS multiple rocket launchers was destroyed in the area of Dnepropetrovsk city," Konashenkov added.

Сounterattacks in DPR

All counterattacks by the Ukrainian army in the Donetsk direction have been repelled by Russian troops, Defense Ministry Spokesman told.

"In the Donetsk area, counterattacks by the Ukrainian armed forces in the areas of Soledar, Opytnoye, Kurdyumovka and Mayorsk settlements were repelled as a result of the Russian troops' fire and resolute action. Up to 70 Ukrainian servicemen, two tanks, two armored fighting vehicles and five pickup trucks were destroyed," Konashenkov said.

In addition, Russian forces made a high-precision strike on the Foreign Legion in the DPR, eliminating up to 100 mercenaries, the spokesman added. In addition, six armored vehicles were destroyed, Konashenkov said.