Contents tagged with Svitlodarsk Salient

  • Ukrainian activist: Armed Forces of Ukraine inflicted heavy damage on pro-Russian militants near Svitlodarsk

    In the Svitlodarsk salient in the Donbass, Ukrainian military destroyed the so-called Furunkul reinforced position of the separatists and "thinned the troops of the invaders,” Ukrainian volunteer Yuriy Mysyagin reported on Facebook.

    According to him, "terrorists and admirers of the ‘Russian world’ in the Donbas" are in dire straits, especially with several internal problems to deal with. "They also suffer serious losses in military equipment and manpower because of their provocative actions," …

  • Ukrainian Military Command: one Russian soldier killed, another wounded in mine explosion at Svitlodarsk salient

    On Sunday, February 18, at the Svitlodarsk salient, two Russian soldiers from the so-called 7th separate motorized rifle brigade (the LPR army) were involved in a mine explosion, reported the Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Donbas.

    “Both fighters were citizens of the Russian Federation. One of them – Vladimir Vladimirovich Lyubinov, born in 1988, and a resident of the Krasnodar Krai – was killed. The other – Sergey Valeryevich Mikhailov, born in 1972, and a resident of Astrakhan ( …

  • Ukrainian military command: Ukrainian Armed Forces improved tactical positions in the Luhansk Region

    Separate divisions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of Luhansk improved their tactical positions in order to improve conditions for observing the enemy and conducting defensive fire in response to shelling from the Russian forces, reported the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

    “The Armed Forces of Ukraine strictly adhere to the Minsk Agreements, in accordance with which they can be strengthened or re-equipped, and also redeployed within the territories defined by these …

  • Ukrainian activist: Armed Forces of Ukraine took control of several villages at the Svitlodarsk salient

    Ukrainian military took control of several villages and captured strategic heights at the Svitlodarsk salient in the Donbas, as reported on Facebook by Ukrainian activist Yuriy Mysyagin.

    "As a result of sudden advancement by several units of the 54th Brigade and the 24th Aidar Battalion, several villages were freed, residents of which met our infantry as liberators, and several strategic heights were also taken under our control," Mysyagin writes.

    According to Mysyagin, Ukrainian military …

  • Ukrainian Military Command: three Ukrainian soldiers were killed at Svitlodarsk salient

    Three Ukrainian soldiers died in the vicinity of the Svitlodarsk salient in eastern Ukraine, rescuing the wounded friend, reported the Headquarters of the Ukrainian Military Command.

    "Three of our guys, while rescuing their wounded friend, died heroically at the Svitlodarsk salient. One of them, while being injured, in order to avoid being captured and in trying to destroy the enemy was trying to detonate a hand grenade. However, he was unable to carry out his plan. He died on the spot from …

  • Ukrainian forces push ahead at Svitlodarsk Salient

    Several units of 54th brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have moved forward in the direction of the town of Stakhanov and took over positions which were previously held by separatists. This was reported by the journalists of the Ukrainian TSN channel who visited the newly held Ukrainian positions. According to the Ukrainian soldiers, the positions were captured without any losses and almost without shooting.

    All the paths to the separatist bunker are covered with mines and booby traps. The …