The ratio of irreversible losses in the South is 1 to 5.3. That is, 5.3 times more russian soldiers die in the south than in ours, Hanna Maliar, Deputy Minister of Defense, said in a statement.
In Bakhmut itself, the enemy is factually trapped. Our troops made the movement of the enemy as difficult as possible and made it impossible to get out. Shelling continues from both sides.
South. Defense forces of Ukraine continue offensive operations in the Melitopol and Berdyansk directions. Heavy battles continue everywhere. The UA Army is entrenched in the gained positions.
Due to the significant losses of the enemy in manpower in the South, some enemy units refuse to participate in combat operations,” Maliar said.