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russian Forces Launch Third Wave of Offensive Actions in the Avdiivka Direction

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The occupiers started the third wave of active actions as part of the offensive in the Avdiivka direction / open sources
The occupiers started the third wave of active actions as part of the offensive in the Avdiivka direction / open sources

The occupiers started the third wave of active actions as part of the offensive in the Avdiivka direction. The invaders do not abandon attempts to surround Avdiivka, but Ukrainian warriors steadfastly maintain the defense, inflicting significant losses on the enemy

russian army losses in manpower and armored vehicles are increasing, this was announced by the Commander of the OSGT Tavria, General Oleksandr Tarnavskyi.

"Overall, on the Tavria front, the enemy's losses in manpower and armored vehicles are growing eight tanks were destroyed, and the total losses in manpower are more than 700 people," he said on the Telegram channel.

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According to General Tarnavskyi, the enemy carried out 11 airstrikes, conducted 56 combat clashes and launched 973 artillery strikes.

He added that during the day, the Ukrainian defenders destroyed 51 units of military equipment. In particular, 8 tanks, 13 ACVs, 8 artillery systems, 2 anti-aircraft vehicles, 15 UAVs, 5 vehicles.

Two ammunition depots and four important enemy facilities were also destroyed.

Another 44 enemy vehicles were damaged.

russian forces are attempting to encircle Avdiivka. The operation is accompanied by intense shelling and airstrikes, Defense Express
russian forces are attempting to encircle Avdiivka. The operation is accompanied by intense shelling and airstrikes / Foto credit: Tarnavsky's Telegram channel

An offensive operation in the Melitopol direction continues.

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