MOSCOW, January 29. /TASS/. The aviation and artillery of Russia’s western group of forces has struck the Ukrainian army’s personnel and equipment in the Kupyansk area, eliminating up to 50 Ukrainian militants, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov told reporters on Sunday.
"In the Kupyansk direction, the Western Military District’s aviation and artillery delivered strikes on units of the Ukrainian army’s 14th and 92nd mechanized brigades in areas near the settlements of Sinkovka, Tabayevka of the Kharkov Region and Novoselovskoye of the Lugansk People’s Republic," he said.
"Up to 50 Ukrainian militants were eliminated in this direction in 24 hours, as well as an armored fighting vehicle and a self-propelled howitzer Akatsiya," Konashenkov added.