MOSCOW (Agencies) – The Ministry of Defense has reported that Russian forces have successfully freed the village of Semyonovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). “The Tsentr Battlegroup has managed to liberate the Semyonovka settlement in the Donetsk People’s Republic as a result of active military operations,” the ministry stated.

Furthermore, the Tsentr Battlegroup has overcome the 68th infantry, 23rd, 115th mechanized brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the 109th Territorial Defense Brigade, and mercenaries of the “Foreign Legion” in the vicinity of the villages of Novoaleksandrovka, Arkhangelskoye, Tarasovka, and Zavetnoye.

In a single day, Russian forces have thwarted ten counterattacks by assault groups of the 24th, 100th mechanized, 142nd infantry, 98th assault, and 68th jäger brigades, and the 78th separate airborne assault regiment in the areas of the villages of Leninskoye, Novhorodskoye, Ocheretino, Semyonovka, Novobakhmutovka, Netailovo, Novokalynovoye, and Berdychi.

The Russian Defense Ministry has reported that the Ukrainian armed forces have suffered up to 395 military casualties near the settlements of Krasnohorovka and Kostyantynivka in the DPR in the past 24 hours. The Yug Battlegroup of the Russian armed forces has also improved their positions along the front line.

The ministry’s statement read, “The enemy has suffered losses amounting to up to 395 military personnel, three tanks, four armored combat vehicles, two cars, a US-made M198 howitzer, a D-30 gun, as well as a Bukovel-AD electronic warfare station.”

In the meantime, the Vostok Battlegroup has repelled two counterattacks by Ukrainian forces in the DPR, resulting in Kiev losing up to 125 soldiers, according to the statement.

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