Andrei Yusov, spokesman for the intelligence service He later explained to the Ukrainska Pravda news portal that the special forces group retreated “causing losses to the enemy”, although it also suffered losses. He added that “the special operation aimed at occupying the Crimean Peninsula continues,” but did not provide further details.
Compiling reports from local governors’ offices on Wednesday, Ukrainska Pravda newspaper wrote that one civilian was killed and 24 others were injured across Ukraine as a result of Russian attacks the day before, mostly in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine.
Roman Mroko, head of the military administration in Kherson He announced via Telegram that the district center, the city of Hirshzun, was bombed by Russian forces even in the morning, resulting in damage to an educational institution and setting fire to a parking garage.
Oleksandr Prokogin, Governor of Herzzon District It was reported that Russian forces dropped at least ten bombs on the Bereslav area in the region. There have been no reports yet about the extent of the damage and potential losses.
According to the situation report issued by the Ukrainian General Staff on Wednesday, Russian army losses in Ukraine rose by about 450 to 279,890. Ukrainian forces on Tuesday destroyed, among others, 13 Russian tanks, 47 artillery systems and 41 drones.
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