Units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the FSB border service on June 4 prevented an attempt to penetrate two groups of “Ukrainian terrorists” into the territory of the Belgorod region. This was announced on Monday by the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov, the Russian media reported.
“Units of the Armed Forces and the Border Service of the FSB of Russia, an attempt by two groups of Ukrainian terrorists to penetrate the territory of the Belgorod region in the area of the village of New Tavolzhanka of the Belgorod Region,” Konashenkov said.
According to him, “terrorists at about 13:00 Moscow time under the cover of intensive artillery shelling of civilian objects tried to force the Seversky Donets River and land on the outskirts of the village of New Tavolzhanka Belgorod Region”.
“by the blows of aviation and artillery fire of units of the cover of the state border of the Western Military District, the terrorist formations of the Kiev regime were destroyed. As a result of a fire defeat, more than ten terrorists, two boats and one armored car were eliminated,” Konashenkov said.
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation also crushed five Ukrainian mortar platoons during the counter -battery struggle, destroyed the Grad military machine in the Volchansk region of the Kharkov region, two self -propelled artillery installations of Polish -made Krab, which struck the Russian territory, he added.
The Russian military tortured the Armed Forces of Ukraine to start the offensive in the South Donetsk direction in the area of the settlements of Neskuchny (DPR) and Novodarovka (Zaporizhzhya Region), and subdivisions of the Ukrainian army suffered significant losses, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation said. “The active actions of the units of the Vostok troops, air strikes and artillery fire in the areas of the settlements of the Neskuchny Donetsk People’s Republic and Novodarovka Zaporizhzhya Region inflicted significant losses,” Konashenkov said.
According to him, per day in this direction, the loss of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was up to 300 troops, 16 tanks, 26 military armored vehicles, as well as 14 cars.
“The opponent of the set goals did not achieve,” the representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is sure.
Konashenkov also noted that on June 4, the Armed Forces made an unsuccessful attempt on a large-scale offensive in the South Donetsk direction. Six mechanized and two tank battalions were involved from the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the morning, on June 5, the head of the administration of the Shebekinsky townspeople of the Russian Federation Vladimir Zhdanov said that in the village of the new Tavolzhanka of the Shebekinsky district of the Border region of the Belgorod Region of Russia, dozens of shells from the launch rocket launch rocket system (hail. “
“According to Tavolzhanka until 08:30 a.m. today there were over 70 arrivals from the Grad MLRS and more than 15 from the receiver of Shebekino,” he said.
According to Zhdanov, in just a week, as a result of shelling in the Shebekinsky district, 1,150 apartments in 67 apartment buildings and 370 private residential buildings were damaged or completely destroyed.